Screen & keyboard: Samsung Galaxy Light

Learn how to customize the screen and keyboard settings on the Samsung Galaxy Light. Find out more on this page:

 

Backlight

Home screen

Keyboard

Multitasking

 

 

Backlight

Brightness

To make the screen backlight brighter or darker, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap the My device tab.
  4. Tap Display.
  5. Tap Brightness.
  6. If necessary, tap Automatic brightness to clear the Check box and turn off.
  7. Touch and drag the Brightness level Slider to the desired setting.
  8. Tap OK.

 

 

Timeout

To change the time before the backlight times out, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap the My device tab.
  4. Tap Display.
  5. Tap Screen timeout.
  6. Tap the desired time setting.

 

 

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Home screen

Add widget or shortcut

To add a widget or shortcut to the Home screen, follow these steps:

 

  1. Navigate to the desired Home screen where the widget or shortcut will be added.
  2. Touch and hold on a vacant area on the screen that is large enough to hold the widget or shortcut.
  3. Tap Apps and widgets.
  4. Tap one of the following options:
    • Apps tab
    • Widgets tab
  5. Touch and hold on the desired app or widget.
  6. Drag your finger to move the item to the desired location on the Home screen. Release your finger.

 

 

Delete widget or shortcut

To delete a widget or shortcut from the Home screen, follow these steps:

 

  1. Navigate to the Home screen contaiing the widget or shortcut.
  2. Touch and hold on the widget or shortcut.
  3. Drag your finger to move the item over Remove.
  4. Release your finger.

 

 

Home screen wallpaper

To change the Home screen wallpaper picture, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Set wallpaper.
  3. Tap Home screen.
  4. Tap one of the following options and follow the instructions:
    • Gallery
    • Live wallpapers
    • Wallpapers

 

 

Lock screen wallpaper

To change the lock screen wallpaper picture, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Set wallpaper.
  3. Tap Lock screen.
    Note: You can also tap Home and lock screens to set a Live wallpaper to your lock screen.
  4. Tap one of the following options and follow the instructions:
    • Gallery
    • Wallpapers

 

Home and lock screens wallpaper

To change the home and lock screens wallpaper picture, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Set wallpaper.
  3. Tap Home and lock screens.
  4. Tap one of the following options and follow the instructions:
    • Gallery
    • Live wallpapers
    • Wallpapers

 

 

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Keyboard

Change default keyboard

To change the default keyboard, follow these steps:

 

Samsung keyboard

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap the My device tab.
  4. Scroll to 'Input and control,' then tap Language and input.
  5. Tap Default.
  6. Tap Samsung keyboard.

 

Swype keyboard

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap the My device tab.
  4. Scroll to 'Input and control,' then tap Language and input.
  5. Tap Default.
  6. Tap Swype.


 

 

Enter symbols & numbers

To enter symbols and numbers with the keyboard, follow these steps:


Samsung keyboard - Qwerty

  1. From the alphabet keyboard, enter the desired numbers.
  2. To enter emoticons, tap the Menu key and then tap Insert Smiley.
  3. To enter symbols, choose one of the following options:

 

    1. From the alphabet keyboard, touch and hold on the key containing the desired symbol.
    2. Tap the symbol.

OR

    1. From the alphabet keyboard, tap the Sym key.
    2. Tap the 1/3, 2/3, and 3/3 keys for more symbols.
    3. Tap the symbol.
    4. Tap the ABC key to return to the alphabet keyboard. 

 

 

Swype keyboard

  1. From the alphabet keyboard, tap the 123 +!= key.
  2. Tap the desired number or symbol.
  3. To enter emoticons, tap the Menu key and then tap Insert smiley.
  4. Tap the ABC key to return to the alphabet keyboard.

 

 

Text entry mode

To change the text entry or predictive text mode, follow these steps:

 

Samsung keyboard

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap the My device tab.
  4. Tap Language and input.
  5. Next to 'Samsung keyboard,' tap the Settings icon.
  6. Tap to adjust the desired text entry settings.
  7. To turn on predictive text, tap the Predictive text Switch to On. The Switch moves right and turns green. Tap Predictive text to adjust settings.
  8. To turn off predictive text, tap the Predictive text Switch to Off. The Switch moves left and turns grey.

 

Swype keyboard

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap the My device tab.
  4. Tap Language and input.
  5. Next to 'Swype,' tap the Settings icon.
  6. Tap Settings.
  7. Scroll down to 'Prediction,' then choose either option:
    • Select the Next word prediction check box to enable to feature.
    • Clear the Next word prediction check box to disable to feature.

 

 

Turn on / off haptic feedback

We're sorry, but this feature is not available on this device.

 

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Multitasking

Turn on / off multitasking

We're sorry, but this feature is not available on this device.

 

Switch windows

We're sorry, but this feature is not available on this device.

 

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