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Enable HDR on PS5 consoles

How to enable HDR on a PS5 console

Find out how to enable and adjust HDR on your PlayStation®5 console.

How to enable HDR on PS5 consoles

  1. Go to Settings > Screen and Video
  2. Select Video Output > HDR.
  • If you select Always On, even games and apps that aren't HDR-compatible automatically convert to HDR output. 
  • If you select On When Supported, games and apps that aren't HDR-compatible display in SDR (standard dynamic range).

What is HDR?

HDR delivers a higher contrast—or larger color and brightness range—than Standard Dynamic Range (SDR). 

Though all PS5™ consoles have 4K and HDR capabilities, the availability of image quality depends on your home entertainment set-up.

How to adjust HDR settings on PS5 consoles

  1. Go to Settings > Screen and Video
  2. Select Video Output > Adjust HDR.

Having issues?

If you're having issues enabling HDR, please visit the PlayStation Repairs diagnostic tool for troubleshooting steps.

Need help? 

Contact our support specialists