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Adjust the Screen Brightness and Timeout on Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

Are you tired of opening your phone in the middle of the night and getting blinded by the brightness of your screen? You can set your phone to automatically adjust screen brightness, depending on how dark your environment is. You can also adjust your screen settings with tons of options available. Reducing brightness helps conserve battery life, and there are even more ways to Save and Extend Your Battery Life.

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

Adjust Display Brightness

You've got a couple options for adjusting the brightness of your screen. Check it out right here:

Turning on automatic brightness can assist on battery conservation.

Adjust from the Notification Panel

  1. Open the Notification Panel by swiping down from the top of the screen.

  2. To display all of the Quick Settings, swipe down again.

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

    When Auto is selected, the device will adjust the display brightness based on your environment.

Adjusting from the Display Settings

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, then search for and select Brightness.    

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

    When Auto is selected, the device will adjust the display brightness based on your environment.

Adjust Screen Timeout

When you really want to save battery life, try adjusting the screen timeout on your phone. You'll never waste precious battery again!

Reducing the screen timeout can also assist on battery conservation.

  1. Navigate to Apps> Settings.  

  2. Touch Search, then search for and select Screen timeout.   

  3. Choose from the various SCREEN TIMEOUT options.  

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