Backlight & display: Nokia Lumia 521

Learn how to customize the display and adjust the backlight on the Nokia Lumia 521.

 

 

 

Backlight: Change brightness

  1. From the Start screen, swipe left.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap brightness.
  4. If necessary, tap to turn off the Automatically adjust slider.
  5. Tap the Level field.
  6. Tap to select one of the following options:
    • low
    • medium
    • high

 

Backlight: Timeout

  1. From the Start screen, swipe left.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap lock screen.
  4. Tap the Screen times out after field.
  5. Tap to select one of the following options:
    • 30 seconds
    • 1 minute
    • 3 minutes
    • 5 minutes

 

Widget or Shortcut: Add

  1. From the Start screen, swipe left.
  2. Touch and hold the application you want to add.
  3. Tap pin to start.

 

Widget or Shortcut: Delete

  1. From the Start screen, touch and hold the tile you want to delete.
  2. When the Tack icon appears, release your finger from the screen.
  3. Tap the Tack icon to delete.

 

Status Lights

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Wallpaper: Lock screen

  1. From the Start screen, swipe left.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap lock screen.
  4. Tap the Background field.
  5. Select from one of the following options:
    • Photo
      1. Locate and tap the desired image.
      2. When finished, tap the Check Mark icon.
    • Bing
      1. This makes the Bing home page your device's lock screen.