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Auto Source Switch plus not switching back

(Topic created: 07-26-2022 06:12 PM)
SamoingRob
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I've owned the Neo G7 monitor for a week now and the Auto Source Switch+ feature doesn't seem to work. I have my PC on the Display Port, my Xbox Series X on HDMI 1, and my PS5 on HDMI 2. Every time I turn one of my game consoles on when my computer is running the Source switches to the game console, but when I turn the game console off it never switches the source back to the PC. It's annoying that I have to keep pressing the button on the monitor to change sources because over time the button is going to break.

 

 

 

 

 

 
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ddaniel51
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From Samsung:

"Auto Source Switch+

Power on for instant play. With Auto Source Switch+, your monitor detects when connected devices are turned on and instantly switches to the new source signal. This helps you get to your game action faster without flipping through multiple input sources."

 

According to this the monitor only switches when a new signal is detected, not to an already existing connection like your pc on the dp port.

Personally I would insert a DP switch between the PC and monitor to simulate a new connection and save wear and tear on the monitor switches.  Likewise restarting the PC should suffice also.

Enjoy

 

 

 

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ddaniel51
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From Samsung:

"Auto Source Switch+

Power on for instant play. With Auto Source Switch+, your monitor detects when connected devices are turned on and instantly switches to the new source signal. This helps you get to your game action faster without flipping through multiple input sources."

 

According to this the monitor only switches when a new signal is detected, not to an already existing connection like your pc on the dp port.

Personally I would insert a DP switch between the PC and monitor to simulate a new connection and save wear and tear on the monitor switches.  Likewise restarting the PC should suffice also.

Enjoy

 

 

 

SamoingRob
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But isn't that what the original Auto Source Switch does? What the difference between Auto Source Switch and Auto Source Switch+?

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Dark Spark
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I have a new Samsung Odyssey Neo G9. It is connected to a laptop and a desktop. The laptop connection is over HDMI and the desktop connection is over Display Port. Auto Source Switch+ is enabled. 

When I turn the laptop on, the monitor will switch input to it automatically. However, the monitor doesn't automatically switch to the desktop display port. Is this a software issue?

The monitor is running firmware M-A9549GGPA-1011.0