Samsung TV owners are fed up with automatic HDMI switching
Thirty three pages of posts on the official Samsung Community forum boil down to one simple request: please add an option to turn off automatic HDMI switching. The first question was asked by CNMark in April of last year. Since then, hundreds of replies have chimed in with similar requests and anecdotes. “Turning on my computer changes the TV to my HDMI… pretty frustrating when the wife is watching one of her shows,” writes one user. Most complaints have a similar theme.
Here’s how CNMark kicked it off:
Turn off auto-detect HDMI
How do you turn off the auto-detect HDMI feature? Sometimes my Apple TV comes on and then the TV automatically turns on as well but I don’t want the TV to do so. How do you turn off this feature?