Customise the Clock Style on my Galaxy Device Lock Screen

Last Update date : Nov 16. 2020

Personalise your Lock Screen or Always on Display (AOD) Clock style on your Galaxy phone or tablet through your display settings, you can choose from a wide range of pre-installed colours and clock styles to completely suit your preference. Follow the below guide for step-by-step instructions on customising the Lock Screen & AOD Clock style.
If you would like to customise your Home Screen Clock Style - you can either install a theme or customise your font size & zoom.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung Subsidiary.

Please be advised that not all Galaxy devices support Always on Display settings - see the full product manual to determine if your device is capable of displaying on a locked screen.

Android Version 7.0 (Nougat) & 8.0 (Oreo)
1 Go to the Settings menu > Lock screen and security.
Settings > Lock screen and security.
2 Tap on Clock and FaceWidgets.
Tap on Clock and FaceWidgets
3 Tap on Clock style.
Tap on Clock and FaceWidgets
4 You can now customise the Type and Colour of your Clock for the Always On Display and Lock Screen.
Customise your Clock style for AOD and Lock screen

Please Note: If you have enabled a power saving mode, your Always on Display will automatically be turned off or disabled until you have removed the Power Saving Mode. Check out our guide How do I enable Power saving mode? for step-by-step instructions on enabling and disabling Power Saving Mode.

Android Version 9.0 (Pie)
1 Go to the Settings menu > Lock screen.
selecting lock screen
2 Tap Clock Style
selecting clock style
3 Select a Clock Style to customise
selecting a clock style - Always on display or Lock screen

Please Note: If you have enabled a power saving mode, your Always on Display will automatically be turned off or disabled until you have removed the Power Saving Mode. Check out our guide How do I enable Power saving mode? for step-by-step instructions on enabling and disabling Power Saving Mode.

4 Now customise the Type and Colour for your Always on Display and Tap Done to apply the changes
customise always on display
5 Customise the Type and Colour for your Lock Screenand Tap Done to apply the changes
customise lock screen
Android OS Version 10.0 (Q)
1 Go to the Settings menu > Lock screen.
Settings > lock screen
2 Tap Clock Style
Select clock style
3 Select a Clock Style to customise
selecting a clock style - Always on display or Lock screen

Please Note: If you have enabled a power saving mode, your Always on Display will automatically be turned off or disabled until you have removed the Power Saving Mode. Check out our guide How do I enable Power saving mode? for step-by-step instructions on enabling and disabling Power Saving Mode.

4 Select Type and choose our preferred Clock Style
Select Type and choose your preferred clock style
5 Select Colour and choose our preferred Clock Style colour then tap on Done
Select Colour and choose your preferred clock style colour

If you require further support or have any other questions regarding customising the Clock Style on your Galaxy device, you can reach out to us via Chat Support or call us (Toll free in Australia) on 1300 362 603. Our Technical Support Team will be able to provide you with extra assistance.

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