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How to Fix Screen Being Too Dark Sony Smart TV

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Introduction

Sometimes the screen on your Smart TV can end up getting quite dark at times, such as when you switch inputs. Your Sony TV actually has an ambient light sensor which helps the screen of your television automatically adjust its brightness levels based upon the lighting of the room.

Unfortunately, in certain rooms, this sensor can struggle with determining light conditions and may erratically or incorrectly make adjustments. This guide will walk you through disabling the light sensor on your Sony Smart TV to avoid these types of issues.

Sony and Android TV.

1 Disable Light Sensor

To disable your TV's light sensor:

  1. Push the Action button on your remote.
    Remote inset with action button highlighted.

  2. From the drop-down, select Picture Adjustments.
    Display and Sound menu with Picture Adjustments highlighted.

  3. Select Light sensor, and set it to Off.
    Picture adjustments menu with Light sensor highlighted.

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Sometimes the screen on your Smart TV can end up getting quite dark at times, such as when you switch inputs. Your Sony TV actually has an ambient light sensor which helps the screen of your television automatically adjust its brightness levels based upon the lighting of the room.

Unfortunately, in certain rooms, this sensor can struggle with determining light conditions and may erratically or incorrectly make adjustments. This guide will walk you through disabling the light sensor on your Sony Smart TV to avoid these types of issues.

Sony and Android TV.

To disable your TV's light sensor:

  1. Push the Action button on your remote.
    Remote inset with action button highlighted.

  2. From the drop-down, select Picture Adjustments.
    Display and Sound menu with Picture Adjustments highlighted.

  3. Select Light sensor, and set it to Off.
    Picture adjustments menu with Light sensor highlighted.