Dolby Atmos on LG TV

How to Enable Dolby Atmos on LG Smart TV

LG OLED TV is the first kind with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos support. LG TVs manufactured after 2019 and a few models in 2017, like W7, G7, E7, C7, and B7, have native Dolby Atmos support. You can enable Dolby Atmos on an LG TV to get 3D sound effects while watching movies or listening to music. This article will teach you how to turn on and use Dolby Atmos on a webOS TV.

How to Turn On Dolby Atmos on LG TV

Depending on the webOS version, the steps to enable Dolby Atmos will vary.

For TVs with webOS 6.0, webOS 22, and webOS 23

1. Turn on your LG TV and press the Settings button on the remote.

2. From the list of options, select All Settings (Three-dotted icon).

3. Head to the Sound and choose Advanced Settings.

4. You can find the Dolby Atmos settings under it.

5. Turn ON Dolby Atmos using a Toggle. To turn it off, toggle the switch OFF.

For TVs with webOS 5.0 or Earlier

1. Turn on your LG TV and press the Settings button on the remote control.

2. Once the Settings menu pops up, scroll down and choose All Settings.

Select All Settings

3. After that, click Sound from the list of options.

Click Picture Mode option

4. Under Sound, turn on the Dolby Atmos option.

Enable Dolby Atmos option on LG TV

Note: After enabling the Dolby Atmos feature, you will see a pop-up message indicating, “This settings is only available for Internal TV Speaker“.

Now you’re done, enjoy your Dolby Atmos experience!

How to Enable Dolby Atmos on LG Soundbar or Speakers

If you have connected an LG soundbar to your TV, you can follow the below procedure to enable this feature.

1. Connect the HDMI cable’s one end to the external speaker/soundbar and the other end to the HDMI (ARC) port of your TV.

2. Once connected, turn on your LG TV and navigate to SettingsSound.

3. Under the Sound menu, select the Sound Out option.

Select Sound Out

4. Further, select Audio Out (Optical/HDMI ARC) from the list of options.

select Audio Out (Optical/HDMI ARC) to enable Dolby Atmos on LG TV

Now, you can experience Dolby Atmos on your TV using external devices.

Note: Try this method if your LG TV doesn’t have a built-in Dolby Atmos feature. On the other hand, if you want to alter the audio setting, check out the best sound settings for your LG TV.

Dolby Atmos Not Working on LG TV? Here’s How to Fix

If Dolby Atmos is greyed out on an LG OLED C1, C2, QNED, or any TV model, it may have several reasons. Try the below tricks to fix Dolby Atmos issues.

Your TV is incompatible with Dolby Atmos.Use external speakers or a soundbar to experience the feature
The audio format might not be compatible with Dolby Atmos.Play the title having Dolby Atmos support
Outdated TV firmware.Update your LG TV to the latest version.
Incorrect input settings.Connect the HDMI cable to the HDMI 2 (ARC) port of the TV.
Temporary bugs & glitches.Power cycle your LG TV.
Choppy sounds after enabling Dolby Atmos.Reset your LG TV to its initial settings.


How do I know if my LG TV supports Dolby Vision?

Check for a Dolby Vision badge on your LG TV box. The Dolby Vision logo will be shown if the content supports it.

How do you fix it if Dolby Atmos is not working on Disney Plus on an LG TV?

Enable Dolby Atmos on your TV Sound settings, connect the HDMI cable to the ARC port, and update the Disney+ app and TV.

How do I check my LG TV support Dolby Atmos Passthrough?

If you find Dolby Atmos in the Audio Settings, your TV supports the Passthrough feature.

Amelia Griffiths

Greetings! I am Amelia Griffiths, a tech head and a content writer who loves to write about household gadgets. I remember my brother’s awe-struck face when we switched from our old LG TV to a new smart LG TV back when the first model was released. We now use one of the latest versions, and I am quite well-versed in the technical aspects of it. This blog (LG TV Guru) is my space to share and talk about different settings and unique features of LG TV. The how-to guides, with their easy-to-follow steps, will guide you through the process. I have also included the troubleshooting methods I have done and the techniques I know will help you get the complete television experience.

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