Is your fuboTV 4K not working? Let’s get to know how to fix it.
It is true that fuboTV is offering 4K content. But the events are limited and it is still BETA. It means not all content on fuboTV is available in 4K. And each user may encounter different experiences.
How to fix fuboTV 4K not working issue
Since it is still in BETA, we can say that having a fuboTV 4K not working issue is a pretty common case. You should not worry about it.
Instead, you can try the followings:
- Make sure that your streaming devices support the 4K. Check the supported device in the section below.
- Update your fuboTV app to the latest version.
- Your minimum internet speed should be 25+ Mb/s. Visit the Fast page to check your internet speed.
- You have to use an HDMI 2.0/HDCP 2.2 compatible cable.
- Your display or TV must be compatible with HDR10 (depending on the event).
- Lastly, please note that fuboTV 4K is recently limited to certain events.
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4K colors issue
Some users reported that they experience colors issue when streaming 4K content on fuboTV. The color changes, for instance, instead of showing red, it looks orange.
- It could happen due to the HDR setting in your streaming device. You can try to disable the HDR feature on your streaming device to fix the 4K color issue.
- Make sure that your device must support HDMI 2.0/HDCP 2.2.
- Update your fuboTV app.
If the methods above don’t work, then you have to wait for the final release of the 4K feature on fuboTV.
Follow the steps below to disable the HDR. Please choose the methods according to your streaming device:
Amazon Fire TV
- Navigate to the Fire TV Home screen
- Choose Settings
- Select Display & Sounds
- Choose Display
- Select Video Resolution
- Choose 8 bits to disable HDR
- Navigate to Apple TV Home screen
- Go to Settings
- Select Video & Audio
- Choose 4K SDR to disable HDR
- Navigate to Roku Home screen
- Go to Settings
- Choose Display Type
- Select either 4K 30Hz or 4K 60Hz to disable HDR
fuboTV 4K supported device
As we have mentioned earlier, only users with supported streaming devices are able to see the 4K events on fuboTV. You will need a high specs device to stream 4K on fuboTV due to its wonderful graphics.
If you want to try watching 4K content on fuboTV, make sure that your device is on the list below:
|Amazon Fire TV1, 2||FireTV 4KFireTV Cube|
|Android Mobile Phones with HDR10 displays1, 2||Google Pixel 3/3XL/4/4XL/5/5XLHuawei P20LG V30/V50Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+/S10/S10+/Tab S3/Note 8Sony Xperia XZ Premium/XZ1/XZ2|
|Android TV with 4K/HDR support1, 2||Hisense 4K TVNVIDIA ShieldSharp AQUOS 4K TVSony Bravia 4K TVXiaomi Mi Box S/2/3/4|
|Desktop/Laptop Browsers||Safari (latest version)|
|Roku||Roku UltraRoku Premiere+Roku PremiereRoku Streaming Stick+4K Roku TVs|
|Samsung Smart TV||2017 and newer 4K TVs|
|Xbox One||Xbox One SXbox One XXbox Series X/S|
1 – Not an all inclusive list, check your device manufacturer’s specifications to find out if your device supports 4K/HDR.
2 – Amazon Fire TV and Android devices will not stream 4K Video On Demand in 4K quality. If you watch a 4K video-on-demand on one of these devices it will playback in 1080p.
Upcoming 4K/HDR even on fuboTV
There are upcoming events that are available on 4K/HDR quality. If you are looking forward to watching them, you can check the fuboTV channels schedule below:
|10-Mar||TBD||NCAA Men’s Basketball||Big East Tournament | First Round, Game 1||FS1 4K|
|10-Mar||TBD||NCAA Men’s Basketball||Big East Tournament | First Round, Game 2||FS1 4K|
|10-Mar||TBD||NCAA Men’s Basketball||Big East Tournament | First Round, Game 3||FS1 4K|
|11-Mar||TBD||NCAA Men’s Basketball||Big East Tournament | Quarterfinal, Game 1||FS1 4K|
|11-Mar||TBD||NCAA Men’s Basketball||Big East Tournament | Quarterfinal, Game 2||FS1 4K|
|11-Mar||TBD||NCAA Men’s Basketball||Big East Tournament | Quarterfinal, Game 3||FS1 4K|
|11-Mar||TBD||NCAA Men’s Basketball||Big East Tournament | Quarterfinal, Game 4||FS1 4K|
|12-Mar||TBD||NCAA Men’s Basketball||Big East Tournament | Semifinal, Game 1||FS1 4K|
|12-Mar||TBD||NCAA Men’s Basketball||Big East Tournament | Semifinal, Game 2||FS1 4K|
|13-Mar||TBD||NCAA Men’s Basketball||Big East Tournament | FINAL||FOX 4K|
|9-May||3:30 PM||NASCAR||Cup Series Racing from Darlington||FS1 4K|
|23-May||2:30 PM||NASCAR||Cup Series racing from COTA||FS1 4K|
|6-Jun||4:00 PM||NASCAR||Cup Series racing from Sonoma||FS1 4K|
|13-Jun||6:00 PM||NASCAR||All-Star Open from the Texas Motor Speedway||FS1 4K|
|13-Jun||8:00 PM||NASCAR||All-Star Race from the Texas Motor Speedway||FS1 4K|
That’s all about how to fix fuboTV 4K not working issue.
4K is surely coming to fuboTV. Currently, it is still BETA, so it still contains bugs. You may have to wait for the final version to enjoy the 4K content smoothly. We do hope that it can come as soon as possible.
What you can do right now is preparing for upgrading your streaming device. So that when the 4K is ready, you have the tool to watch it.
If you wish to know more about 4K content on fuboTV, you can send an email to fuboTV customer service.