How to Adjust Galaxy S20 Screen Timeout and Brightness

Is your Samsung Galaxy S20 display too bright or dim? Or is the screen locks or turns off immediately or the opposite? If so, then this likely denotes the need for you to make necessary adjustments to your display settings. In case you need help on how to get this done, I’ve laid out a quick walk-through portraying a step-by-step process. Read on to learn how to adjust the Galaxy S20 screen timeout and brightness

Screen timeout, brightness and other display settings are among the factors that may contribute to battery usage or power consumption in mobile devices. Thus, managing or making adjustments to your phone’s screen time and brightness is imperative. If you are new to the Android 10 platform or One UI 2.0 interface, this guide should be able to help you get started.

Steps to adjust Galaxy S20 screen timeout and brightness

Time Needed : 4 minutes

The following steps portrays the standard process of changing the display settings, particularly the screen brightness and timeout duration of the new Samsung Galaxy S20 smartphone. For easier navigation, I’ve also included individual screenshots as visual aids. Feel free to make use of this guide when needed.

  1. Swipe up from the bottom of the Home screen to open the Apps screen.

    The Apps screen contains shortcut icons for apps and services including Settings.

    adjust galaxy s20 screen timeout and brightness - apps screen

  2. From the Apps screen, swipe right then tap on the Settings icon to access its menu options.

    This will load up a new screen containing different options and system services to configure.

    adjust galaxy s20 screen timeout and brightness - settings icon

  3. From the Settings menu, select Display.

    Display options such as brightness, Blue light filter, Home screen, and others will then be displayed.

    adjust galaxy s20 screen timeout and brightness - display menu

  4. Next, scroll down and tap on Screen timeout.

    Options for screen timeout duration will then be displayed.

    adjust galaxy s20 screen timeout and brightness - screen timeout menu

  5. Choose your preferred screen timeout duration.

    Among the given options are 15 seconds, 30 seconds, 1 minute, 2 minutes, 5 minutes and 10 minutes. The shorter the screen time duration the more power you can save. Thus, the more you can extend your phone's battery life.

    adjust galaxy s20 screen timeout and brightness - screen timeout durations

  6. After setting the screen time duration, go back to the Display menu then scroll down the Brightness section.

    You can also enable the Adaptive brightness feature to prompt your device to adjust the screen brightness based on its surroundings.

    An option for you to make your display light or dark is also available. All you have to do is to change or configure it according to your preferences.

    adjust galaxy s20 screen timeout and brightness - adjust screen brightness

Tools
  • Android 10, One UI 2.0
Materials
  • Galaxy S20

And that’s how you manage or change screen timeout and brightness settings on your Samsung Galaxy S20.

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