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Xbox One X – How to Enable 4K

by Josh Hawkins

The Xbox One X has finally arrived, and Xbox fans can start diving into the beauty and wonder of 4K gaming right now. Unfortunately, 4K settings aren’t turned on by default on the Xbox One X, so you’ll need to make sure to turn this setting on. Don’t worry about finding the settings yourself, we’ve got all the details below, so make sure you take a look at the information below to see how to enable 4K gaming on the Xbox One X.

How to Enable 4K

After you turn on your Xbox One X, and are going through the setup steps, you’ll want to make sure you enable 4K settings. This can easily be done by pressing the Xbox button on the Xbox One controller, and then bring up the Guide. From here, navigate to the Systems tab on the menu, and then select the Settings option from the list.

Once inside of Settings head over to Display and Sound, and select Advanced video settings. From here you can choose whether you want to allow your Xbox One X to run at 50Hz, 24Hz, as well as whether you want HDR, 4K, or even 3D on. Not sure what kind of output you can have on your TV or monitor? Use the “4K TV Details” area to see.

Now that you know how to set the Xbox One X up to run games in 4K, be sure to check out our guide on how to download 4K game content, as you’ll need to download the actual 4K visuals in order to be able to, so check out our guide on how to download 4K game content on your Xbox One X for details on that.

Josh Hawkins

Josh has been exploring fantastic worlds and getting lost in video games for as long as he can remember. Starting out on the Super Nintendo with Super Mario World, and ending up in the world of next-generation gaming. He enjoys digging into the story and lore of massive RPGs, as well as getting lost just trying to make that last jump in any platformers he gets pulled into, as well as everything in between. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing for Entertainment.