TCL TV Advanced Picture Settings Guide

Since their launch, TCL TVs have become popular amongst consumers. After all, these products boast incredible features at an affordable price. Besides, you can enhance these features by playing around with its settings.

One of such settings is its advanced settings. But before you can tune these adjustments, you will need a guide to help with these adjustments.

In this article, we will be showing you several advanced settings for improving the picture quality of your TCL TV. As expected, these settings can be used as a guide by anyone that knows their way around a TCL TV.

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Best Picture Settings for TCL 4K TV

Here are the best settings for tuning different TCL TVs. But before you get started, remember to check the owner’s manual that comes with the device. If you can’t find one, you can download a digital copy via an online search.

Best Picture Settings for TCL 4 Series

If you use the TCL 4 Series, there are loads of settings that you can adjust on this model. But if you are going after the advanced picture settings, use the following settings.

For SDR Content

  1. Adjust the Contrast to 90
  2. Leave Brightness on 50
  3. Set the Sharpness to 0
  4. Leave Color on 45
  5. Set the Tint ( G/R) to 0
  6. Adjust Color Temperature to Warm
  7. Leave the Gamma mode on OFF

Best Picture Settings for TCL 5 Series

If you work with the TCL 5 Series, you can use the following steps to enhance its advanced picture settings.

  1. Set the Contrast to 100
  2. Set the Brightness to 50
  3. Leave the Sharpness at 0
  4. Tune the Color to 45
  5. Tune the Tint ( G/R) to 0
  6. Set the Color Temperature to Warm
  7. Adjust the Backlight to your preference

Best Picture Settings for TCL 6 Series

Supposing you want to improve the picture quality on the TCL 6, you might have to tune some features. These adjustments are as follows:

  1. Set the Contrast to 100
  2. Tune the Black Level to 50
  3. Adjust the Gamma to 2.2
  4. Disable the Dynamic Contrast
  5. Tune the Black Stretch
  6. Set the Micro Contrast
  7. Leave the Local Contrast on Low
  8. Set the Color Temp to Warm – 5
  9. Tune Sharpness to 0
  10. Disable the Digital Noise Reduction
  11. Turn off Noise Reduction
  12. Turn off Graduation Clear

Best Picture Settings for TCL Android TVs

You can also tune the advanced picture settings on your TCL Android TV. But before you can enhance your viewing experience on these devices, use the following steps:

  1. Adjust the TV Brightness to 50
  2. Leave Contrast on 90
  3. Tune the Sharpness to 0
  4. Set the Color to 45
  5. Leave the Tint on 0
  6. Set the Color Temp to Warm

Best Picture Settings for Gaming on TCL 4 TVs

  1. Leave the Contrast on 90
  2. Set the Brightness to 50
  3. Adjust Sharpness to 0
  4. Set Color on 45
  5. Leave Tint ( G/R) on 0
  6. Adjust Color Temperature to Warm
  7. Leave Color Mode on Off

TCL Advanced Picture Settings: How to Get to It

1st Method

You can reach the Advanced Settings by using the remote control of your TCL TV. To get started, the asterisk (*) button on your TV remote. Then use the navigation buttons to adjust the various parameters to your preference.

2nd Method

You can also press the Home button and scroll to the Settings menu. Enter the Menu and choose TV picture settings. Then press the navigation buttons to adjust the various settings.

What are the Best Picture Settings for TCL TVs?

Out of the box, TCL TVs offer incredible images for its price. But if you want to enhace its fuctions, it would help if you played around with its settings. Here are some ways that you can tune up the settings on several TCL TVs.

For SDR Content on TCL 4K TVs

If you are watching regular content on a TCL 4K TV, try the following settings to improve its picture quality:

  1. Set the Picture Mode to Movie
  2. Adjust Contrast to 100
  3. Leave Black Level to 50
  4. Set Gamma to 2.2
  5. Turn off Dynamic Brightness
  6. Switch off the Black Stretch
  7. Tune Dynamic Brightness
  8. Leave the Low Contrast on “Low”

For HDR Content on 4K TVs

Then use the following settings:

  • Adjust the Color Temperature to Warm – 5.
  • Set the Sharpness to 0
  • Switch off the Graduation Clear settings
  • Disable Noise Reduction setting
  • Switch off Digital Noise Reduction settings

Best Picture Settings for TCL 4K TV 55

Are you looking for the best picture settings for the 55″ TCL 4K TV? If yes, then the following settings should offer a decent viewing experience.

For SDR Content

  • Set the Picture Mode to Movie
  • Adjust Contrast to 90
  • Leave the Brightness to 50
  • Leave Sharpness on 0
  • Adjust Color to 45
  • Leave Tint to ( G/R)
  • Set Color Temperature to Warm

For HDR Content

Leave the picture settings on default but turn on HDMI 2.0 from the HDMI menu. As you enable the HDMI setting, make sure you do it from the input.

For Gaming

  • Set the Picture Mode to Game
  • Adjust Contrast to 100
  • Leave Black Level to 50
  • Set Gamma to 2.2
  • Turn off Dynamic Brightness
  • Switch off the Black Stretch
  • Tune Dynamic Brightness
  • Leave the Low Contrast on “Low”
  • Switch on Auto Low Latency Mode

TCL TV Brightness Problems & How to Fix

According to some consumers, the TCL TV tends to have issues with its brightness settings. For instance, the TV can becomes dim and can even go totally dark. Luckily, you can solve this problem by taking the following steps:

Reset the TV

As with most TV brands, you can deal any brightness issues by performing a hard reset. To perform this hack, simply unplug the TV from the wall outlet. Then hold down the power button on the TV to remove the remaining power. Then wait for a few minutes before plugging back the TV back into the power source.

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  • 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.