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Adjusting the Screen Brightness and Timeout on Your Galaxy S5 Active

You can adjust the brightness and timeout of your device's display from the Notification Panel. You can also adjust brightness from the Display settings menu.

Adjust Display Brightness

Reducing the display 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.

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

    Mark the Auto checkbox to turn on automatic brightness.

    3. Touch and slide the bar 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.

    2. Touch Settings.

    3. Touch Display.

    4. Touch Brightness.

    5. Touch and slide the Brightness level bar to the right for a brighter screen or to the left for a darker screen.

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

Adjust Screen Timeout

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

2. Touch Settings.

3. Touch Display.

4. Touch Screen timeout.

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

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