One of many shock bulletins at Apple’s Spring Loaded occasion was a brand new software that makes use of your iPhone’s TrueDepth digicam to repair the colour in your TV while not having to dive into difficult menu choices. You do not want a brand new Apple TV to make use of it, both. Here is the way it works.
- To get began, you may want an iPhone with Face ID operating iOS 14.5 or later and an Apple TV or Apple TV 4K with tvOS 14.5 or later.
- Flip in your Apple TV and open the Settings app.
- Scroll down and open the Video and Audio tab.
- Choose Calibration.
- Select Colour Stability.
You will want to carry your iPhone very near the TV for the calibration course of to start out.
Now get your iPhone. If it is close to your Apple TV, a pairing notification will pop telling you that Colour Stability is on the market. Press Proceed and a top level view of a telephone will seem in your TV. You will want to carry your telephone very near your TV (like an inch or much less from the display screen) with the entrance digicam dealing with the display screen, inside the coloured telephone define. It is a bit finicky and took me a number of makes an attempt to get it proper.
As soon as it acknowledges the digicam, the telephone silhouette on the TV will flash thorough a sequence of colours. Preserve your telephone very nonetheless and near the display screen, and if it really works, your TV will present a seaside scene to with a earlier than and after facet to point out the calibration end result. You may toggle between the outdated colour (Unique) and the brand new one (Balanced) to see which you like, and simply click on to alter it.
When the calibration is full, you’ll verify the distinction between the unique and new colour balanced model.
This does not really change the settings in your TV, however slightly the output of your Apple TV gadget. So, whereas the calibration will work nice for the whole lot you do in your Apple TV, it is not going to calibrate your TV when used with one thing like an Xbox/PlayStation or a cable field.