Galaxy Note8 - How do I change the screen mode on my Samsung Galaxy Note8 (SM-N950W)?

Last Update date : 2017.11.07

Screen Mode

Select a screen mode suitable for viewing movies or images, or adjust the display colour to your preference. If you select the Adaptive display mode, you can adjust the display colour balance by colour value and you can also adjust the colours at the edges of the screen.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Change Screen Mode

Having a hard time reading in the dark? You can adjust the brightness and clarity of the images shown on your phone by using Screen Mode settings. Follow these instructions to give your eyes a rest:

1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Settings Settings.

3. Touch Display.

4. Touch Screen mode.

5. Touch the desired screen mode:

Screen mode

   • Adaptive display: This optimizes the colour range, saturation, and sharpness of your display. You can also adjust the display colour balance by colour value and adjust the colours at the edges of your screen.

   • AMOLED cinema: This is suitable for watching videos.

   • AMOLED photo: This is suitable for viewing images.

   • Basic: This is suitable for general use without any kind of visual enhancement.

General notes

   • You can adjust the display colour only in Adaptive display mode.

   • Adaptive display mode may not be compatible with third-party apps.

   • You cannot change the screen mode while applying the blue light filter.


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