How To Turn on Telemetry in Forza Horizon 5

Author Alessio Lorandi
Alessio Lorandi
December 22, 2023

Telemetry in Forza Horizon 5 is a feature that provides a real-time breakdown of various performance specs of your car, including speed, torque, RPM, and more, enhancing your driving and tuning experience.

Understanding Telemetry

Understanding Telemetry FH5

The telemetry HUD displays detailed information about your vehicle’s performance, offering insights into its speed, engine behavior, and overall efficiency. This data is crucial for fine-tuning your vehicle and understanding its capabilities.

Accessing Telemetry

Before you can access telemetry, you must wait for the AI assistant, Anna, to introduce herself and explain her features. This introduction typically occurs within the first hour of gameplay.

Navigating the Settings Menu

To activate telemetry in Forza Horizon 5:

  1. Press the Options button and go to the ‘Settings’ menu.
  2. Select the ‘Advanced Controls’ tab.
  3. Find the ‘Switch Anna/ Telemetry/ TTS’ option (about six options down).
  4. Change this setting to ‘Telemetry’ and save your changes.Accessing Telemetry FH5

Understanding the Telemetry HUD

With telemetry turned on, Anna’s HUD is replaced by the telemetry screen, offering a comprehensive view of your vehicle’s technical performance and allowing for more informed driving and adjustments.

Choosing Between Anna and Telemetry

It’s important to note that you cannot have both Anna and the telemetry HUD active simultaneously. You’ll need to decide which one aligns better with your gameplay needs.

Turning Off Telemetry

To disable telemetry:

  1. Return to the ‘Advanced Controls’ tab in the ‘Settings’ menu.
  2. Change the ‘Switch Anna/ Telemetry/ TTS’ option back to either ‘Anna’ or ‘TTS’.

Benefits of Using Telemetry

Utilizing telemetry provides a competitive advantage, especially for players interested in vehicle mechanics and performance optimization. It allows for a deeper understanding of how different driving styles and conditions affect the car.

Tips for Using Telemetry Effectively

To make the most of telemetry:

  • Pay attention to how different surfaces and speeds impact your vehicle’s performance.
  • Use the data to adjust your driving style or make modifications to your car.

Telemetry in Forza Horizon 5 is an invaluable tool for players looking to delve deeper into the mechanics of their vehicles. 

By providing a detailed overview of various performance metrics, telemetry enables players to make more informed decisions about tuning and driving. 

Whether you choose to keep telemetry on or switch back to Anna for navigation assistance, understanding how to use this feature can significantly enhance your Forza Horizon 5 experience. 

Remember, the choice between telemetry and Anna depends on your personal preference and playstyle, and you can switch between them as needed to suit your gaming needs.

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About the autor

Alessio Lorandi

Alessio has been involved at the highest levels in racing since the age of 5 (2003). He won a CIK-FIA World Championship in 2013 and then raced in F3, F2, and finally GT3s before now dedicating himself to SOLOX. He’s now on a mission to help thousands of sim racers around the world achieve their fullest potential through his ACC setups.






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