How do I change the timer for the screen going dark on my Samsung Galaxy S5?

In order to save power the display of your device will go dark (time out) if the device has not been used in a certain length of time. To adjust the timeout of the display follow these steps.

 

1. From the Home screen touch Apps Icon Apps.  

2. Touch Icon Settings Settings.

 

3. Touch Settings Display Icon Display.  

 

4. Touch Screen timeout and select the desired delay from 15 seconds of no activity to 10 minutes of no activity. Reducing the screen timeout can assist with battery conservation.

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