How to Enable & Use VRR on Sony Smart TV


Quick Tips

  • VRR is available for Sony TVs from 2020 models.
  • Home Settings Channels & InputsExternal InputsHDMI Signal FormatHDMI 4Enhanced format (VRR).

The VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) is a feature on Sony Smart TV that adjusts the refresh rate to match the frame rate of any output device. It also eliminates stutter delays and screen tearing to obtain a smoother image for a better gameplay experience. You can only enable the VRR feature by enabling the Game Mode on Sony Smart TV.

VRR Compatible Sony Smart TVs

The VRR feature is only available on 2020 – 2022 Sony TVs models. Some of the VRR-compatible Sony TVs are,

How to Enable VRR on Sony TV

From the latest update, Sony TV users can enable the VRR feature directly from their TV settings. The VRR is a part of HDMI 2.1 technology which helps in smoothening the image quality.

[1] Connect your gaming console consisting of HDMI 2.1 source to the HDMI 4 port of your Sony Smart TV.

[2] Press the Home button on your remote control.

[3] Navigate the Settings menu.

[4] Now, choose Channels & Inputs.

Choose Channels & Inputs

[5] Scroll down and select External Inputs.

Select External Inputs

[6] Under External Inputs, choose the HDMI Signal Format option.

Choose HDMI Signal Format

[7] Now, scroll down and click HDMI 4 option.

Click HDMI 4 option

[8] After that, under HDMI 4 Signal Format, choose Enhanced Format (VRR).

Choose Enhanced Format (VRR) on Sony TV

[9] After enabling the VRR mode on your Smart TV, switch to the gaming console input on your Sony TV and play 4K games without any frame drop or lag.


1. Does VRR work with 4K?

Yes, with HDMI 2.1 (FRL), you can get up to 4K 120Hz in VRR format.

2. Is VRR good for gaming?

Yes, Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) is an extraordinary feature that prevents screen-tearing and stutter from unstable frame rates while playing games.