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Adjusting the Screen Brightness and Timeout on Your Galaxy Note 4

You can adjust the brightness of your device's display, or you can allow the brightness to adjust automatically depending on light levels. You can also adjust the screen timeout—the amount of time before your device's display powers down when it's not being used.

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

Adjust Display Brightness

Turning on automatic brightness can assist with battery conservation.

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

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Adjust Screen Brightness Timeout
  2. The display brightness adjustment bar is just below the Quick Panel shortcuts.

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Adjust Screen Brightness Timeout
  3. Mark the Auto checkbox to turn on automatic brightness.

  4. Touch and drag the slider 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.

    It may be necessary to switch the Settings menu to list view by touching More Options > View as > List view.

  3. Scroll to and touch Display or Display and wallpaper.

  4. Touch Brightness.

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

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Adjust Screen Brightness Timeout

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

Adjust Screen Timeout

    Reducing the screen timeout can assist with battery conservation.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Settings.

    It may be necessary to switch the Settings menu to list view by touching More Options > View as > List view.

  3. Scroll to and touch Display or Display and wallpaper.

  4. Touch Screen timeout.

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

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Adjust Screen Brightness Timeout

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