The main comfort of PlayStation or other gaming consoles is playing video games on a bigger screen. Most gaming consoles come with the built-in ability to connect to a TV or other large displays. PlayStation 5 console supports playing games at 4K (120FPS) and 8K (60FPS). With this, one can experience smoothness and quicker responses while gaming on TV. If you are a new PS5 user, make use of the steps below to connect the PS5 console to your Smart TV. You can easily connect the PS5 to any TV with an HDMI port.
TV Requirements to Connect the PS5
Though you can connect the PS5 to any TV with an HDMI port, you need a TV with the below requirements to experience the game in better quality.
- To experience the 120FPS on PS5, you need a Smart TV that supports 120Hz.
- PS5 uses HDMI 2.1 connection. So, you need a TV compatible with HDMI 2.1 and a data bandwidth of 48Gbps, to connect the PS5.
All the latest models of Smart TVs are equipped with HDMI 2.1 ports. PS5 users with old-gen TVs can also connect the console to the TV, but you cannot expect good frame rates or better visuals.
How to Connect PS5 Console to Your TV
 Connect one end of the HDMI wire to the HDMI OUT port on the back end of your PS5.
 Plugin the other end of the HDMI cable to the HDMI IN port of your TV.
Note: Spot the HDMI 2.1 port (if your TV supports HDMI 2.1 connection) on your TV and then insert the HDMI cable into it. The number of HDMI 2.1 ports varies depending on your TV model. Some TV may contain only one HDMI 2.1 port out of the four ports.
 Now connect the power cable to the AC IN connector located in the back end of PS5.
 Plug the power cord into the wall outlet, and turn On the Switch.
 Finally, turn On your PS5 Console and follow the on-screen instructions to set up the PS5 with your TV.
Note: To enable HDR, go to Settings > Screen and Video > Video Output > HDR > On.
If you have any issues after enabling HDR, turn Off the PS5 console and turn it On after some time.
PS5 users whose TV does not have an HDMI port can pair the console to the TV using an adapter. If you have any trouble connecting the PS5 console to the TV, visit the PlayStation support website.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you are unable to connect the console to the TV, you need to check the HDMI port on your TV. If it is damaged, connect the console to another HDMI port on the TV.
Still, if the problem continues, try changing the HDCP to 1.4 under the Video output information menu on your PS5 settings.
You can connect the PS5 media remote to your TV via Bluetooth.
On your PS5, go to Settings → Click Accessories → Select Media remote → Tap Setup media remote and follow the on-screen prompts to connect the remote.
When the HDMI port on your PS5 is not working, it can be identified by no input message on your TV. To fix the issue, clean the dirt and dust on the HDMI port of PS5 and try connecting it again to your TV.
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