Adjusting the sound quality

You can configure various settings related to the TV’s sound such as sound quality and sound mode.


  • The actual display may vary or some settings may not be available depending on your model/country/region, TV settings, and the connected device.

Press the HOME button, then select [Settings] — [Display & Sound] — the desired option.

You can change the following settings.

Adjust settings by input such as the TV or HDMI, and other common settings, to enjoy various sound effects.
You can configure settings such as those below.
Sound mode
Select modes such as [Cinema], [Music], or [Dolby Audio] based on your environment and preferences.
Sound customization
Finely adjust the sound quality for each sound mode in models with Sound mode.
Volume level
Adjust the sound level of current input.
Advanced auto volume
Keeps the volume level constant for all programs and inputs.
Adjust the speaker balance.
TV position
Output sound from the TV speakers according to the position of the TV.
Acoustic auto calibration
Adjust audio output based on your watching environment. For details, refer to Performing acoustic auto calibration.
Return all sound settings to factory default settings.
Audio output
Adjust for headphones and audio system.
You can configure settings such as those below.
Select TV or external speakers.
TV center speaker mode
Use the TV speaker as the center speaker of the home theater system.
Audio system prioritization
If enabled, this automatically switches the audio output to a BRAVIA Sync-compatible audio system when the TV is turned on.
Home theater control
Turns your audio system on, and allows you to control it.
Sound mode sync
The sound field of the specified audio system will switch automatically when the TV's sound mode changes.
A/V sync
Adjust audio and video timing while using a Bluetooth A2DP audio device or a specific audio system connected with HDMI cable.
eARC mode
If [Auto] is selected, high quality audio is output when an eARC supported device is connected to an HDMI port labeled ARC” oreARC/ARC”.
Digital audio out
Configure the output method when outputting digital audio. This setting is available only when [Speakers] is set to [Audio system].
Digital audio out volume
Applied for PCM only. The volume levels between PCM and compressed audio will differ.
Dolby Digital Plus output
Select output for Dolby Digital Plus for audio systems supporting Dolby Digital Plus and ARC. If you use ARC and optical audio out, select [Dolby Digital]. (Dolby Digital Plus will be muted over optical audio out.)