Change Screen Timeout Duration on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Change Screen Brightness

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There are some instances we don't want our phones screen so bright. Perhaps it's due to an eye problem, or maybe we don't want to damage our eyes. We might be somewhere we want some discretion – texting the babysitter while in a movie theater would be a good example. Maybe you're frugal, and you want the screen to automatically turn off or sleep to save battery power when the phone is idle or not in use.

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This is your step-by-step procedure on how you can change the settings on your phone to reduce the brightness and to change also the timeout. Both of these will extend the life of your battery. Follow the steps below change the settings on your Galaxy Note3.

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Change Screen Timeout Duration

On your Samsung Galaxy Note3:

  1. 1
    From your home screen, on applications "Apps", located on the bottom right.
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  2. 2
    From the list of applications, look for the gear icon for the "Settings"
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  3. 3
    From the Settings, you will see tabs on the top part of the screen
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    Tap the 2nd option that says "Device" right next to the connections.
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  4. 4
    From the Device, tap the portion that says "Display".
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  5. 5
    Tap the "Screen Timeout" on the next page.
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  6. 6
    You can select from 15 Seconds to 10 Minutes
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    Whatever time you set it to, when the phone has been idle for that amount of time, the screen will go to sleep. Select the preferred timeout you want and it will automatically be applied.
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Change Brightness

On Samsung Galaxy Note3:

  1. 1
    From your home screen, on applications "Apps", located on the bottom right.
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  2. 2
    From the list of Apps, look for the gear icon for the "Settings".
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  3. 3
    From the Settings, tap the Device Tab then Tap on the Display again (same as changing timeout).
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  4. 4
    Tap on the Brightness.
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  5. 5
    You will have two options here;
     
    1. You can enable the "Automatic Brightness". The phone will automatically adjust its screen for you.
    2. You can adjust it manually. You'll see a meter that you can drag to the left or right. Once you are done changing it, tap on OK then and it will automatically be applied.
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