Backlight & display: Samsung Galaxy S9+

Learn how to customize the display and adjust the backlight on the Samsung Galaxy S9+.

 

 

 

Backlight: Change brightness

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Settings > Display.
  3. If necessary, tap the Automatic brightness slider to turn off.
  4. Touch and move the Brightness level slider to the desired setting.
  5. If desired, tap the Blue light filter slider to turn ON. Once enabled, tap Blue light filter to adjust these settings:
    • Opacity
    • Turn on now
    • Turn on as scheduled

 

Backlight: Timeout

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Settings > Display > Screen timeout.
  3. Select the desired time setting:
    • 15 seconds
    • 30 seconds
    • 1 minute
    • 2 minutes
    • 5 minutes
    • 10 minutes

 

Widget, Folder, or Shortcut: Add

 

Widget or Shortcut

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  2. Swipe right to find the desired app or widget.
  3. Touch and hold the app or widget, then tap Add to Home.
  4. Once the app or widget appears on the Home screen, drag it to the desired location.

 

Folder

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  2. Swipe right to find the desired app or widget.
  3. Touch and hold the app, then tap Add shortcut to Home or continue to hold the icon until the Home screen appears.
  4. Slide the app or widget into place and release your finger.
  5. Repeat the first 3 steps and hover the second app on top of the first app. Release the second app to create a new folder.
  6. The Enter folder name screen opens and the option to edit the name and add more apps to the folder is now available.
  7. Tap Add apps, place checks in the additional apps you want to move and tap ADD.

 

Widget, Folder, or Shortcut: Delete

 

Widget or Shortcut

  1. Touch and hold a shortcut or widget on any Home screen to make the Icon menu appear.
  2. Tap Disable, Uninstall, or Remove from Home. The options available will vary by widget or shortcut.

 

Folder

  1. Navigate to the folder on the applicable Home screen.
  2. Touch and hold the folder you wish to delete.
  3. Tap Delete folder > DELETE.

 

Status Lights

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Settings > Display.
  3. Tap the LED indicator slider to turn on or off.

 

Wallpaper: Home screen

  1. From any Home screen, touch and hold an empty spot.
  2. Tap Wallpapers.
  3. Tap My Wallpapers > the desired image > Home screen.
  4. Tap SET AS WALLPAPER > Apply.
  5. A 'Wallpaper applied to Home screen' message briefly displays.

 

Wallpaper: Lock screen

  1. From any Home screen, touch and hold an empty spot.
  2. Tap Wallpapers.
  3. Tap My Wallpapers > the desired image > Lock screen.
  4. Tap SET AS WALLPAPER > Apply.
  5. A 'Wallpaper applied to Lock screen' message briefly displays.