How To Fix HDMI Port Issues On Xbox One

What is HDMI?

An HDMI-compliant source device, such as a display controller, can transmit uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television set, or digital audio device using a proprietary audio/video interface called high definition multimedia interface (HDMI). A digital alternative to analog video standards is HDMI. HDMI connections are widely found on devices including TVs, PCs, set-top boxes, consoles, soundbars, and other electronics.

It is challenging to comprehend the terminology, version numbers, and specifications for your watching experience because there are so many variants. Being a part of the Xbox system, the Xbox One port can sometimes malfunction and will need troubleshooting in such occurrences. The following steps can help you when you encounter any trouble with your HDMI Port in your Xbox One.

1.      Check The HDMI Cable

  • First, check that the power to your device is on since it might be an issue of no power signal feedback can pass.
  • Check your HDMI cables and connections are where they should be, correctly, and in the right place.
  • Try changing the HDMI cable, by changing the cord from port 1 to 2 or 3 can solve the problem with your image.
  • Try disconnecting and reconnecting the HDMI cable at each end.
  • The HDMI cable might be faulty so try an alternative HDMI cable.

2.       Power cycle or Force boot the Xbox

  • Press and hold the Xbox button on the Console (Not the controller) for 10 seconds or until the front LED stops signaling with the Xbox power.
  • Remove the power line from the power socket once the Xbox is off, then wait a full minute before attempting to plug it back in and turn it back on.
  • Press the Xbox button to restart the Xbox console.
  • If the Xbox initial animation program runs on the TV, the force boot process has been successful.

3.      Use AVR

  • Connect the Xbox HDMI output to the A/V HDMI input.
  • Connect the A/V HDMI output to the HDMI input on the Television.
  • Turn on the TV.
  • Turn on the A/V receiver once the TV is displaying a picture.
  • Turn on the Xbox console.
  • Return to the Xbox home screen>scroll left to open the guide or press the Xbox button to open the guide.
  • Go to system>settings>display & sound>video output>TV connections.
  • Select the HDMI option

4.       Connect using HDMI Out to the TV port

  • Ensure the HDMI cord is inserted into the Xbox HDMI OUT to the TV connector.
  • Verify the connection of the HDMI cord to the gaming console.
  • Check the security of the HDMI cord connection to the TV.
  • Confirm both devices are on.
  • Check if the TV is set to the correct input signal(HDMI).

Alternatively, try connecting the Xbox console to another TV.

5.       Turn Off HDCP

  • In the Xbox console, HDCP is enabled by default. Disable this feature by, selecting (settings)>[ System and then clear the checkbox for {enable HDCP}]
  • If you are getting HDCP issues with an HDMI splitter or you are using a capture card such as ELGATO or AVER-MEDIA, turn on the Xbox’s energy-saving mode to turn off HDCP.

Launch In Low-Resolution Mode, Then Reset Display Settings

  • Eject if any disc is inside the Xbox console.
  • Press and hold the power button in front of the Xbox console for at least ten seconds or until you hear a beep and the cooling fan grinding to a stop.
  • Wait 45 seconds to one minute to ensure that the Xbox console is Off.

Press and hold both the POWER button and EJECT button on the Console together for around 20 seconds until you hear the second beeping signal. The power light will flash on before the beep. Wait until the beep occurs before letting go. Xbox will launch into Low-Resolution Mode (640*480). After, one can adjust the resolution manually if you connect Xbox to a TV that doesn’t support the current resolution on the Xbox’s settings.

  • To change the display to your preferred resolution supported by the TV, press the Xbox button on the controller, and navigate to the System>settings>Display & Sound>Video Output.
  • Change the Display Resolution to the maximum Output accepted by the TV/Monitor.

Disable/Enable 24Hz Video Option

If a Blank TV screen shows when running any disc on the console.

  • Press the Xbox button to go to the Home screen>scroll left to open the guide.
  • Select Settings> select All settings.
  • Go to Display & Sound> Select Video Options.
  • Click Enable 24Hz to turn off this setting.

6.      Contact Xbox Support For Repairs

  • If the problem persists and you are still under warranty, contact Xbox support for further technical assistance to send it for repairs.
  • Request a repair request in device support.
  • Sign in to your Microsoft account and select the problem with the Xbox console.
  • Under (for which device), choose Xbox console or register it.
  • Click Display Issues and select Next.
  • Provide details of the issue in the Describe your problem field, then click Next
  • Follow the steps to complete the service order.

7.       Visit A Repair Shop

If the problem persists, you can visit an authorized repair shop, one authorized by Microsoft, and have the HDMI port fixed by authorized personnel. In such tech firms, you will get the right advice and a deeper look at what is wrong with your device with expert analysis, which will eventually help you in the right course of action.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Xbox One issues and their diagnostics:

1.      Why won’t my Xbox go past the Green Screen?

There are a few possible reasons your Xbox can’t progress past the green screen. That your Xbox is not receiving enough power is one possibility. Try a new power outlet if the Xbox’s power supply light won’t turn on. You might need to change the power supply if your Xbox is still underpowered.

2.      Why does my TV say no signal when HDMI is Connected?

When you try to use an HDMI cable, your TV could display NO SIGNAL for several reasons. Your TV HDMI ports could not be active, for example. Go to your TV settings and look for an HDMI option to verify this. If this option is disabled, turn it on to make your TV compatible with an HDMI cable.

3.      Do HDMI ports go bad?

True, HDMI ports can malfunction. A faulty cable or a loose connection is typically to blame for this. Make sure the wires and connectors are in good condition and securely linked before attempting to troubleshoot your HDMI port. If that doesn’t work, the port might need to be changed.

4.      Can you repair the HDMI connector?

An HDMI connector can be fixed. The damaged pins can typically be removed from the connector and replaced with new pins if it is damaged. To fix the connector, you can alternatively utilize a connector repair kit.

5.      Why is my Xbox not on my TV?

There are several potential causes for this problem. First, confirm that your Xbox is plugged into the TV and that your TV and Xbox are all switched on. Check whether your TV’s input may have changed if they are both turned on and properly plugged in. If it doesn’t work, you might need to change your Xbox settings.

6.      How do I fix a messed-up HDMI port?

A broken HDMI port can be fixed in a few different ways. One method is to try pushing the cables back into place using a pin or other small, thin object. If it doesn’t work, you can try sucking the cords back into place using a vacuum. If it doesn’t fix the problem, you might try using a low-heat hair dryer and try melting the plastic back into place.

7.      Why is my Xbox on but no picture?

There are several potential causes for this problem. Checking the wires to make sure they are all connected correctly should be your first step. Attempt resetting your Xbox by pressing and holding the power button for 10 seconds if they are. If it doesn’t work, your TV might be malfunction. To determine if the issue persists, try connecting your Xbox to a different TV. You might need to have your Xbox serviced if it does.

8.      How do I fix my Xbox One HDMI port?

If the HDMI port on your Xbox One is not functioning, you can try a few different things. To start, try disconnecting and re-plugging the HDMI cable. Attempt using a different HDMI cable if that doesn’t work. You might need to replace the Xbox One’s HDMI port if it doesn’t resolve the issue.