Hi My HW_N950 was working fine (Blu Ray, Xbox all with lovely Dolby Atmos) until one evening I thought wouldnt it be nice to listen to some music via my ipad ... or maybe through google home? I ended up using the Samsung SmartThings. Anyway, that didnt quite go the way i was hoping and just went the way of the bluetooth - but really wasnt getting a surround experience. But cut a long (5 hour) story short of swapping/stealing HDMI cables around the house), I found unlugging the Base and rear speakers and soundbar - re-linking worked in the sense I got sound back - but then the bar kept loosing connection after ~ 5mins (with Xbox/Blu Ray). So if any of this rings true with you, what fixed it was not the throwing away of HDMI (although that helped vent the anger), it was to 'reset' the bar - of course the manual that came with the bar had no clues - the online one seemed to have more info but still no actual instruction. In the end google (God bless you) indicated that you need to hold the 'gears' button on the remote for some time until you get the 'INIT'. Hey presto, reliable Dolby Atmos and no more loosing connection sending me back to ARC. Hope that helps someone - it may save some innocent HDMI cables.
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