Backlight & display: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

Learn how to customize the display and adjust the backlight on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3.

 

 

 

Backlight: Change brightness

  1. From any Home screen, tap the  Apps  icon.
  2. Tap Settings .
  3. Tap  Display .
  4. Tap Brightness .
  5. Tap to clear the Automatic brightness check box, if necessary.
  6. Touch and drag the Brightness slider left or right.
  7. Tap OK.

 

Backlight: Timeout

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the  Apps  icon.
  2. Tap  Settings .
  3. Tap  Display .
  4. Tap  Screen t imeout .
  5. Tap one of the following options:
    • 15 seconds
    • 30 seconds
    • 1 minute
    • 2 minutes
    • 5 minutes
    • 10 minutes
    • 30 minutes

 

Add a widget or shortcut

  1. From any Home screen, touch and hold a vacant spot on any Home screen until the customization screen displays.
  2. Tap  Add to home screen .
  3. Tap one of the following options:
    • Apps and widgets
      1. At top of screen, tap the  Apps tab or the  Widgets tab if needed.
      2. Touch and hold on the desired App or Widget to add to the Home screen.
      3. Continue touching the App or Widget.
      4. Drag your finger and move the App or Widget into place on the home screen.
      5. Release your finger.
      6. If necessary, tap anywhere outside the app or widget to finish adding.
    • Folder
      1. A new empty folder is now added to the home screen

 

Delete a widget or shortcut.

  1. Touch and hold the desired widget or shortcut until it vibrates.
  2. Drag the widget or shortcut to the Trash Can icon in the top-right corner of the screen.
  3. When the item turns red, lift your finger from the screen.

 

Status Lights

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Wallpaper: Home screen

  1. On any Home screen, touch and hold a vacant spot on any Home screen until the customization screen displays.
  2. Under Set wallpaper, tap  Home screen .
  3. Tap one of the following options:

Gallery

    1. Locate and tap the desired image.
    2. If desired, touch and hold the blue box to move or resize.
    3. Tap  Done .

Live wallpapers

    1. Tap the desired live wallpaper..
    2. Tap Set wallpaper .

Wallpapers

    1. Tap the desired wallpaper.
    2. Tap  Set wallpaper .

 

Wallpaper: Lock screen

  1. On any Home screen, touch and hold a vacant spot on any Home screen until the customization screen displays.
  2. Under Set wallpaper for, tap  Home screen .
  3. Tap one of the following options:

Gallery

    1. Locate and tap the desired image.
    2. If desired, touch and hold the blue box to move or resize.
    3. Tap  Done .

Wallpapers

    1. Tap the desired wallpaper.
    2. Tap  Set wallpaper.