There’s a useful trick available for Xbox One owners involving a screensaver that’ll both improve your Xbox experience and extend the life of your TV.
The tip was brought to light by Xbox’s Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb who highlighted some of the biggest Xbox
Major Nelson’s “This Week on Xbox” video that’s shown above shows off the tip that most Xbox owners were probably completely unaware of. If you need to step away from your Xbox for just a while and want to tone down the brightness, simply hold down the Xbox button until the menu appears and press “X.” Doing so will dim your screen and put it into a screensaver mode until you take another action.
If you skip ahead to the 11:08 mark in Major Nelson’s video, you can see the screensaver function in action. The current
Aside from just being a helpful tool for pausing your gameplay, the screensaver function will also prove useful for those who are worried about extending the life of their TV. If you just invested in a 4K TV to make the most out of the Xbox One X, the last thing that you want to happen is having images burned into your screen because you left the Xbox on.
“Once in screensaver mode, your
Check out the rest of Major Nelson’s videos each week for more tips like this one while you take care of your TV and improve your Xbox experience.