How to Fix TV Display Resolution Issues on Xbox One

Introduction

The Xbox One console automatically detects the display resolution of the display device that it's connected to. However, on rare occasions, the console may not detect the displays resolution correctly. If this happens, don't worry. It’s easy to change the display resolution.

Xbox One.

1 Adjust Display Resolution

  1. Press the Xbox button on the controller.
    Placement of Xbox button on gamepad pointed out.
  2. Go to the System tab.
    System icon pointed out in Xbox One menu.
  3. Then go to Settings.
    Settings option highlighted in Xbox One menu.
  4. Then go to Display & sound.
    Display & sound option highlighted in Xbox One settings.
  5. And then go to Video output.
    Video output option highlighted in Xbox One settings.
  6. Select the TV resolution option. This may also show up as just Resolution.
    TV resolution option highlighted in Xbox One settings.
  7. Set the option that best fits your display. Only resolutions supported by your display will appear. Xbox One supports the following resolutions: 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 1440p, 4K UHD.

    Your console will automatically revert to the previous setting if you do not confirm the new setting within 15 seconds. This is helpful in case your display goes blank while switching between resolutions.

  8. If you don't see the resolution for your display, go to Advanced video settings.
    Advanced video settings option highlighted in Xbox One settings.
  9. And make sure the TV connection setting is set to Auto-detect.
    TV connection option highlighted in Xbox One settings.

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The Xbox One console automatically detects the display resolution of the display device that it's connected to. However, on rare occasions, the console may not detect the displays resolution correctly. If this happens, don't worry. It’s easy to change the display resolution.

Xbox One.

  1. Press the Xbox button on the controller.
    Placement of Xbox button on gamepad pointed out.
  2. Go to the System tab.
    System icon pointed out in Xbox One menu.
  3. Then go to Settings.
    Settings option highlighted in Xbox One menu.
  4. Then go to Display & sound.
    Display & sound option highlighted in Xbox One settings.
  5. And then go to Video output.
    Video output option highlighted in Xbox One settings.
  6. Select the TV resolution option. This may also show up as just Resolution.
    TV resolution option highlighted in Xbox One settings.
  7. Set the option that best fits your display. Only resolutions supported by your display will appear. Xbox One supports the following resolutions: 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 1440p, 4K UHD.

    Your console will automatically revert to the previous setting if you do not confirm the new setting within 15 seconds. This is helpful in case your display goes blank while switching between resolutions.

  8. If you don't see the resolution for your display, go to Advanced video settings.
    Advanced video settings option highlighted in Xbox One settings.
  9. And make sure the TV connection setting is set to Auto-detect.
    TV connection option highlighted in Xbox One settings.
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