How to Enable HDR And 4K In Xbox One X


You recently bought Xbox One X, the new Microsoft Xbox console for you 4K HDR TV, but as you connected it you receive an error message which stated that your TV does not support HDR and 4K 10-bit. The first thing that will come to your mind – let me take my newly bought Xbox One X back to the retailer and get it replace as they handed you a faulty machine. But what if I told you that is not exactly the case – nothing is wrong with the Xbox One X and your 4K HDR TV. The main issue is that sometime manufacturers leaves these settings to be ENABLED MANUALLY via Setting. In this guide, I am going to show you How To Enable HDR Setting On Xbox One X.

How To Enable HDR Xbox One X

How To Enable HDR And 4K On Xbox One X

Please note that if you want to enjoy 4K and HDR feature you will need to have both the Xbox One X and a 4K TV. And If you are among one of those who have both, but are still getting the HDR not supported error then the first thing you need to do is ENABLE HDR on Xbox One X – don’t RUSH and directly go to your TV Setting And Tweak It – you will make things more complicated for you. Just sit back, relax and follow the steps provided below to enable HDR on Xbox One X.

  • Step 1: Open Xbox Guide, you can do this just by pressing the Xbox Button once.
  • Step 2: From the Menu select Setting TAB.
  • Step 3: Select ALL Settings Option.
  • Step 4: Select Display & Sound Options
  • Step 5: Select Video Output
  • Step 6: Select Advanced Video Settings
  • Step 7: From the available options you need to make sure that you TICK TWO CHECKBOXES – ALLOW 4K and ALLOW HDR.

That’s it. What you did by following the above steps is that you have made sure that your Xbox One X is outputting HDR image to your 4K TV. If you need anyhelp for Xbox One X then refer to our Xbox One X FAQ – it carries lot of vital information on How to transfer DATA, GAMES, and other stuffs to Xbox One X from Xbox One or Xbox One S, and many other things.