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Adjusting the Screen Brightness and Timeout on Your Galaxy Tab S2 (SM-T710 and SM-T810)

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 it takes your device's display to power down when it's not being used.

Adjusting Display Brightness

Turning on automatic brightness can assist battery conservation.

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 the bottom to open the Notification Panel
  2. 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

    Marking the Auto checkbox lets the device adjust the display brightness based on your environment.

From the Display Settings

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

  2. 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 to Adjust

    Marking the Auto checkbox lets the device adjust the display brightness based on your environment.

Adjusting Screen Timeout

Reducing the screen timeout can assist battery conservation.

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

  2. Touch Screen timeout.   

    Samsung Touch Screen timeout
  3. Select the desired delay from 15 seconds of no activity up to 30 minutes.   

    Samsung Select Desired Delay

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