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Adjusting the Screen Brightness and Timeout on Your Galaxy Tab E 8.0

You can adjust the brightness and timeout of your device's display, and you can turn on Outdoor mode for better visibility in sunlight.

Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Adjusting the Display Brightness

From the Notification Panel

  1. Swipe from the top of the screen to the bottom to open the Notification Panel.    

    Samsung Swipe from the Top of the Screen to Open Notification Panel
  2. The display brightness adjustment slider is just below the Quick Settings Panel shortcuts. Touch and drag the slider to the right for a brighter screen or to the left for a darker screen.   

    Samsung Touch and Drag Slider to Adjust Brightness
  3. Mark the Outdoors checkbox to turn on Outdoor mode, which maximizes screen brightness when your device is used in sunlight. Outdoor mode will turn off if the screen is not in use for 15 minutes. 

From the Display Settings

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.   

  2. Touch Settings.

  3. Touch Display or Display and wallpaper.   

  4. Touch and drag the Brightness slider to the right for a brighter screen or to the left for a darker screen.   

    Samsung Touch and Drag Brightness Slider
  5. Touch the slider to turn Outdoor mode on. Outdoor mode maximizes screen brightness when your device is used in sunlight, and the mode will turn off if the screen is not in use for 15 minutes.

Adjusting the Screen Timeout

Reducing the screen timeout can assist with battery conservation.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.   

  2. Touch Settings.   

  3. Touch Display or Display and wallpaper.   

  4. Touch Screen timeout.   

  5. Select the desired delay from 15 seconds of no activity up to 30 minutes.

    Samsung Select Desired Delay

    Timeout options may vary by wireless service provider.

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