Backlight & display: Google Nexus 6

Learn how to customize the display and adjust the backlight on the Google Nexus 6.

 

 

 

Backlight: Change brightness

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'Device,' then tap Display.
  4. Tap Brightness level.
  5. Touch and slide the slider left or right to adjust brightness.

 

Backlight: Timeout

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'Device,' then tap Display.
  4. Tap Sleep.
  5. Change duration:
    • 15 Seconds
    • 30 Seconds
    • 1 Minute
    • 2 Minutes
    • 5 Minutes
    • 10 Minutes

 

Widget or Shortcut: Add

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

 

Widget or Shortcut: Delete

  1. Touch and hold a shortcut, widget, or folder on any Home screen.
  2. Drag the shortcut, widget, or folder to the Remove icon at the top of the screen.
  3. Release your finger.

 

Wallpaper: Home screen

  1. From any Home screen, touch and hold an empty spot.
  2. Tap Wallpapers.
  3. Tap the desired image and tap Set Wallpaper.
  4. If the image is not showing:
    1. Ttap the three vertical lines at the top left corner.
    2. Tap Gallery or another available option.
    3. Tap the desired image.
    4. Tap Set Wallpaper.