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Adjust the Screen Brightness and Timeout on Galaxy S6

Ow, my eyes! Ever open your phone in the middle of the night and get blinded by the brightness of your screen? Then this setting is for you. Have your phone automatically adjust the brightness of the screen depending on the darkness of your surrounding environment. You can set how long your screen stays on and more. If you're concerned about saving battery, adjusting brightness is only one way to help Save and Extend Your Battery Life.

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

Adjust Display Brightness

Protect your peepers from that harsh bright light. Adjust your display brightness for a pleasant phone experience at night. Just follow these steps:

Adjusting 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. 


Adjust from the Display Settings

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.  

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

  3. To adjust the screen brightness, touch and drag the slider to the right or left, or touch Auto adjust brightness to adjust the brightness automatically based on the lighting condition.

Adjust Screen Timeout

There's no sense in having your screen lit up when you're not using it. Save your battery by having your screen turn off automatically after a set amount of time.

  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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