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Adjusting the Screen Brightness and Timeout on Your Galaxy Tab A (SM-T280)

You can adjust the brightness and timeout of your device's display.

Adjusting the Screen Brightness

Adjust the screen brightness to suit your surroundings or personal preference. You may also want to adjust screen brightness to conserve battery power.

  1. From a Home screen, touch Apps > Settings > Display.   

  2. Touch and drag the slider to the right or left to adjust the brightness of the screen.   

                        

    You can also control Brightness from the Notification panel. Drag down the Status Bar at the top of the screen to find the Brightness options.

    • When the Outdoors check box is marked, the display brightness cannot be adjusted.   

    • To set a custom brightness level, unmark the Outdoors brightness check mark and drag the Brightness slider.

Setting the Screen Timeout Delay

Choose how long the display screen remains lit after you touch the screen or press any key.

  1. From a Home screen, touch Apps  > Settings  > Display.   

  2. Touch Screen timeout.

  3. Choose a screen timeout period to finish.   

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