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How can I Adjust the Screen Brightness and Timeout on My Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1? (SM-T587P)

You can adjust the screen brightness automatically or manually, depending on the darkness of the surrounding environment. The screen timeout length can also be adjusted.

 

Adjusting Display Brightness

Turning on automatic brightness can assist battery conservation.

From the Notification Panel

  1. To access the Notification Panel, swipe down from the top of the screen.

       

       

  2. To adjust the screen brightness, touch and drag the slider to the right or left.

       

       

From the Display Settings

  1. Navigate to and touch Apps > Settings > Display.

       

  2. To adjust the screen brightness, touch and drag the slider to the right or left.

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

       

       

Adjusting Screen Timeout

Reducing the screen timeout will increase battery life.

  1. Navigate to and touch Apps > Settings > Display.

       

  2. Touch Screen timeout.

       

       

  3. Choose from the various Screen timeout options.

       

       

    Your device provides options that help you conserve battery power. By customizing these options and turning off features in the background, you can use the device longer between charges:

    • Turn off the Bluetooth feature.
    • Turn off Wi-Fi.
    • Turn off the GPS service.
    • Turn off the mobile data connection.
    • Turn off auto-syncing of accounts.
    • Turn off the Smart features.
    • Turn off Always On Display.
    • Discontinue use of Live wallpapers.
    • Decrease the backlight time (timeout settings).
    • Decrease the brightness of the display or use automatic brightness.

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