When purchasing a television, you’ve likely gone through all of the specifications and have made a cost-benefit analysis regarding what kind of features you deem important and what your budget may be.
It’s true that now is a great time to upgrade your television, as 4k panels are becoming more and more affordable, while quality displays such as LG’s OLED panels and Samsung’s QLED alternatives are allowing excellent density of colors and blacks going forward.
Yet it’s also worth considering how to get the most out of your television, no matter what model you’ve purchased. For many people, the best ideal is purchasing a television remote with universal applications, just so they don’t have to worry about handling endless remote in their space (some televisions can come with two, and so a unified option makes this much simpler).
From there, it’s important to consider the installation of your TV and its associated setup. This has become even more complex in recent years thanks to the advent of smart TV’s and the features they provide. In this post, we’ll discuss a few setup measures you can use for the best result.
Log Into Your Streaming Apps
Log into all of the streaming apps for services you might use. This can include free accounts, such as the BBC or other national organizations, or it might involve Netflix, Disney Plus, Discovery Plus, Amazon Prime, and a range of others that you have decided to be important. Simply having them all logged in, ready to go, and there to help recommend certain programs when you’re stuck for something to watch can help save you time through and through.
Set Up Voice Assistants
Setting up your voice assistants to work with other smart appliances you have can be helpful. Make sure they’re all integrated with one another. For instance, making sure that your bedside assistant uses the same program as your television and your phone can help you collate prescient information and makes sure that your user profile workers from side to side. That can help you avoid wasting time, having to repeat yourself, or forgoing settings that you have painstakingly set up before now for an actual reason. With that in mind, you’re sure to save time.
Calibrate The Picture
While many televisions come with preset settings for picture quality, not all of them will conform to the individual light levels in your room and the particular set you have. For this reason, it’s healthy to calibrate the picture properly if you can. Some people go truly overboard with this, opting for the exact and most perfect contrast settings and expert features that you may not be interested in. But following a popular online guide for your model (which can be found on enthusiast websites and YouTube channels) may help you get the most out of your set. Twiddling with it and setting your own preferences can also be helpful.
With this advice, you’re sure to get the most out of your new television. Enjoy!