Many people spend most of their time in front of their TVs, but for some people, the bottom half of the screen is dark.
This issue can appear on both old and new TVs, and today we’re going to show you how to fix it.
- When the bottom half of your TV goes dark, it can be quite annoying, but don’t worry, we’ve got the solution.
- Sometimes, the backlight tubes lose their functionality over time.
- If you’re reading this article because you haven’t set up your TV properly, we’ve got some tips for you.
- If you’ve tried all the fixes in this article and you’re still experiencing this issue, you might want to reset your TV.
Check for HDMI or AV cables
- If your TV has a physical HDMI cable, check that it’s plugged in properly and is not loose.
- Some TVs with physical HDMI ports don’t come with them.
- In this case, chances are that your TV does not have an HDMI port.
- To connect your PC to the TV, you might need a DP to HDMI adapter.
Update your graphics card drivers
- Go to the Nvidia download center and check for available updates for your graphics card.
- Go to the AMD download center and check for available updates for the graphics card.
Check for dirty / clogged vents
- If the vents are clogged, the vents may get hot, causing your tv to get hot as well.
- So, make sure you clean the vents regularly.
- Try using canned air to clean the vents.
Change your refresh setting
- Press the Xbox button on your controller and select System Settings.
- Select Display & sound.
- Click on Display & sound settings.
- Go to Screen.
- Select the Refresh rate.
Check your TV’s input resolution
- Check what resolution your TV supports.
- If it supports 1080p, set your TV to 1080p.
- If it supports 720p, set it to 720p.