Galaxy Note 5 - How can I adjust the screen brightness and timeout on my Samsung Galaxy Note 5?

Last Update date : 2015.10.02

Display


You can adjust the brightness of your device's display, or allow the brightness to adjust automatically depending on light levels. You can also adjust the screen timeout—the amount of time it takes your device's display to power down when it's not being used.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Adjust Display Brightness


Note: Turning on automatic brightness can assist with battery conservation.


From the Notification Panel


1. Swipe from the top of the screen to the bottom to open the Notification Panel.

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2. The display brightness adjustment bar is just below the Quick Settings Panel shortcuts.

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3. Mark the Auto checkbox to turn on automatic brightness.

4. Move the slider to the right for a brighter screen or to the left for a darker screen.


From the Display Settings


1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 1.

2. Touch Settings 1.

3. Scroll to and touch Display 1 under the Device tab.

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4. Move the Brightness slider to the right for a brighter screen or to the left for a darker screen.

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5. Mark the Auto checkbox to let the device adjust the display brightness based on your environment.

Adjust Screen Timeout


Note: Reducing the screen timeout can assist with battery conservation.

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 1.

2. Touch Settings 1.

3. Scroll to and touch Display 1 under the Device tab.

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4. Touch Screen timeout.

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5. Select the desired delay from 15 seconds of no activity up to 10 minutes.

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