Article ID : 00195633 / Last Modified : 20/08/2020

How to check that the audio format is set to Dolby Atmos

    IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check Applicable Products and Categories for details.

    Select your model category to check if your device is playing in DOLBY ATMOS format.
     

    Sound Bar (models with prefix HT)

    1. Press the DISPLAY button on your remote control. The current output audio format will appear on the connected TV screen.
    2. When Dolby Atmos content is playing, the display shows the characters such as DOLBY ATMOS

     

    Multi-Channel AV Receiver (models with prefix STR)

    1. Press the DISPLAY MODE or DISPLAY buttons on the panel several times. The current output audio format will appear on the TV screen.
    2. When Dolby Atmos content is playing, the display shows the characters such as DAtmos or DOLBY ATMOS.
       

    Additional notes

    • During 4K output on an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc, playback information such as DOLBY ATMOS may not appear on the TV screen even if you press the DISPLAY button.
    • When the unit is set to TV input, playback information will not appear even if you press the DISPLAY button.
    • For how to playback the Dolby Atmos contents, or how to connect the TV and the components, refer to the How to play Dolby Atmos format audio using a Multi-Channel AV receiver or Sound Bar article.