Sony Bravia HDMI Settings Guide

On the Sony Bravia TV, you can view your favorite content in various formats. But if you are looking for the best results, a few tweaks will have to be made with the HDMI settings. With this in mind, it would help if you have a decent knowledge of the adjustments to make.

There is no need for cramming these settings. Instead, you can perform an online search for them and use them to improve the connection between your TV and an HDMI device.

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In this post, we have listed everything you need to know about this subject. So if you are confused about using your HDMI port, you can glance through the article and pick the steps that suit your needs. Now let’s get started and discover the right HDMI settings for Sony Bravia TVs.

Sony Bravia HDMI Settings Explained

Here are the HDMI settings for Sony Bravia TVs. But before using our ideas, we suggest that you check through the Sony Bravia TV manual for extra advice. Besides, you can also get these settings from Sony Customer Service.

For Watching 4K material:

If you intend to view 4K content on your TV, you can try the following steps:

  • Plug in a suitable HDMI cable to the 4K port on the Sony TV and HDMI device
  • Hit the HOME key on the Sony Bravia remote
  • Choose the GEAR ( Settings ) icon key on the Sony TV remote.
  • Choose the External Inputs in the TV category
  • Switch the HDMI Signal Format to Enhanced Format.

For Using the HDR Feature:

Do you intend to use the HDR feature on your TV? Well, try the following settings to get the best results:

  • Plug in a suitable HDMI cable to the 4K port on the Sony TV and HDMI device
  • Hit the HOME key on the Sony Bravia remote
  • Choose the GEAR ( Settings ) icon key on the Sony TV remote.
  • Choose the External Inputs in the TV category
  • Switch the HDMI Signal Format to Enhanced Format.

How to Fix the Bravia SYNC function or Control for HDMI

Are you having issues with the HDMI function of your Sony Bravia TV? If yes, try the following settings :

Method 1

  • Ensure that your TV supports HDMI- CEC
  • Ensure that the HDMI Support Setting stays ON
  • Choose the Home key
  • Navigate to Settings → Channels & Inputs → HDMI Settings → Device List
  • Choose the Enable option

Method 2

  • Ensure that your TV supports HDMI- CEC
  • Ensure that the HDMI Support Setting stays ON
  • Hit the HOME button on the Sony TV remote
  • Scroll to Settings → Watching TV → External inputs → BRAVIA Sync settings → BRAVIA Sync device list
  • Choose the Enable option

Method 3

  • Ensure that your TV supports HDMI- CEC
  • Ensure that the HDMI Support Setting stays ON
  • Press the ACTION MENU key on the Sony TV remote
  • Navigate to Sync Menu → Bravia Sync Settings → BRAVIA Sync device list
  • Choose the Enable option

Method 4

  • Ensure that your TV supports HDMI- CEC
  • Ensure that the HDMI Support Setting stays ON
  • Press the ACTION MENU key on the Sony TV remote
  • → Select Sync Menu → Select connected device
  • Press Sync Menu → Select HDMI Device Selection

Where is the Sony HDMI CEC on Sony Bravia?

Are you looking for the Sony HDMI CEC setting on your Sony Bravia TV? If yes, try the following settings:-

  • Hit the HOME button on the Sony TV remote
  • Scroll to Settings— BRAVIA Settings — External inputs —HDMI CEC Settings — CEC

Why is my HDMI not working on my Sony TV?

There are many reasons why your Sony TV HDMI might have issues. For instance, the HDMI device ( connected to your TV) might be turned off or the cable might not be working. Besides, you might have disabled the HDMI feature on the TV.

How Do I Change My Sony HDMI Format?

Here are the general settings for changing the Sony HDMI Format:

  1. Hit the Home button on the Sony TV
  2. Press the Settings ( Gear icon) key.
  3. Scroll to the  External inputs in the TV category.
  4. Switch the  HDMI signal format to Enhanced format.

What is the HDMI CEC Setting?

The HDMI CEC Setting or Bravia Sync is a feature that allows you to connect the Sony Bravia TV and connected devices with the same remote. Actions to be controlled include volume control, turning the TV On/Off, and other basic functions.

What is the BRAVIA Sync Device List?

The Sony Bravia Sync Device List includes a list of compatible devices that are connected to a Sony Bravia TV. Now here are the steps for using these settings:

  • Hit the HOME button on the Sony TV Remote.,
  • Scroll to Settings with the UP/Down buttons
  • Choose the External Inputs-BRAVIA Sync Settings – BRAVIA Sync Device List

Bravia Sync device list not working

Do you have issues with the Bravia Sync Device List on your TV? If yes, you can use the following tips to solve the problem.

  • Use only devices that are compatible with Bravia-Sync
  • Go to the Sony TV and switch on Bravia Sync control while Control for HDMI should be chosen for the connected Bravia compatible device.

Why Does My TV Say No Signal when HDMI is Plugged In?

Here are some reasons why you might have the No Signal logo on your screen.

  1. You picked the wrong input source for your plugged-in cable.
  2. Your HDMI cables look damaged or show signs of a loose connection.
  3. Switching off the HDMI Connection Setting

How to Disable Bravia Sync

It does not require much work before you can disable Bravia Sync on your Sony TV. To perform this task, simply:

  • Hit the HOME button on the Sony TV remote
  • Choose  Settings
  • Click on  External Inputs→ BRAVIA Sync Settings → Auto Devices Off] → Off

Bravia Sync Download

Do you want to get the latest drivers for Bravia Sync? If yes, then you can head to the Sony TV website and check for the latest versions. You can also contact Sony Customer service for more information about getting this software.

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  • Danny Saunders

    Danny Saunders is a tech enthusiast. He enjoys getting his hands dirty with the features and settings of tech products and pushing them to their limits just to know how to get the best from them and how well they can endure "abuse" without breaking down. He shares his findings on this blog.