How to add clock on the Lock screen AOD of Galaxy phone

Last Update date : 2024-05-22

The display of the Galaxy phone is set to turn off when not in use, and only appears when you tap the phone screen. However, you can set the device to display the time and clock while the screen is turned off. 



  • Before you try the recommendations below, be sure to check if your device's software and related apps are updated to the latest version.
  • Screenshots and steps may vary upon Device model and Software version.
1 From the Home screen, touch and hold an empty space.
Home screen
2 Tap on Wallpaper and Style.
Wallpaper and style
3 Choose the Lock Screen Display.
Lock screen style
4 Tap on the displayed clock.
5 Select Dual Clock.
Dual clock
6 Click Add City.
Add city
7 Search for the desired city and click Add.
Add city

Note: Always On Display (AOD) might not be active. You need to activate AOD to enable this feature. Follow the steps below:

When the screen is off, you can view information such as a clock or calendar or control music playback on the screen. You can also see notifications for new messages or missed calls.

By default, Always On Display only appears when you tap the screen. Follow these steps to change the settings to allow the screen to be displayed continuously or for a set amount of time.

1 Launch the Settings app, and then select Lock screen and AOD.
Lock screen and AOD
2 Tap Always On Display.
Always on
3 Tap the switch at the top of the screen to turn it on, and then choose the mode that best suits your needs.
Turn ON always on

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