Backlight & display: Samsung Galaxy S7

Learn how to customize the display and adjust the backlight on the Samsung Galaxy S7.

 

 

 

Backlight: Change brightness

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. If necessary, tap Automatic brightness to clear the Check box and turn off.
  5. Touch and drag the Brightness level Slider to the desired setting

 

Backlight: Timeout

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Display.
  4. Tap Screen timeout.
  5. Select the desired time setting:  
    • 15 seconds
    • 30 seconds
    • 1 minute
    • 2 minutes
    • 5 minutes
    • 10 minutes

 

Widget, Folder, or Shortcut: Add

 

App Shortcut or Folder

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Swipe right to find the desired app or folder.
  3. Touch and hold the app or folder until the Home screen appears.
  4. Slide the app or folder into place and release your finger.

 

Widget

  1. From any Home screen, long tap on any open space.
  2. Tap Widgets.
  3. Swipe to find the desired widget. If there are multiple widgets, navigate to the widget you want to display.
  4. Touch and hold the widget until the Home screen appears.
  5. Slide the widget into place and release your finger.

 

Widget, Folder, or Shortcut: Delete

  1. Touch and hold the app shortcut, folder, or widget you want to remove from the Home screen(s).
  2. Drag the app shortcut, folder, or widget to the Remove icon at the top of the screen.
  3. Release your finger.

 

Status Lights

The LED indicator will flash when charging, voice recording or receiving notifications.

 

Wallpaper: Home screen

  1. From any Home screen, touch and hold an empty spot.
  2. Tap Wallpapers.
  3. In the upper left corner, drop down the box and select Home screen.
  4. Tap the desired image and tap SET AS WALLPAPER.
  5. If the image is not showing:  
    1. Tap Gallery or another available option.
    2. Tap the desired image.
    3. Tap Set Wallpaper.

 

Wallpaper: Lock screen

  1. From any Home screen, touch and hold an empty spot.
  2. Tap Wallpapers.
  3. In the upper left corner, drop down the box and select Lock screen.
  4. Tap the desired image and tap SET AS WALLPAPER.
  5. If the image is not showing:  
    1. Tap Gallery or another available option.
    2. Tap the desired image.
    3. Tap Set Wallpaper.