Use the Notification and Quick Setting Panel on Samsung Galaxy S3

Edited by Geraldin Carniyan, Lynn, Nuance

Working with a mobile phone that is packed with different features and applications is not easy when you have to memorize all the options you need to go through just to adjust a simple setting. It's a good thing that mobile technology offers simple solutions that give us easy access to the settings we use most frequently. In this VisiHow article we will discuss how to maximize Samsung Galaxy S3's Notification and Quick Setting Panel to help you access the settings you need - with just a few taps of your fingertips.

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Commonly Used Settings

Accessing the Notification Panel

Swipe from the top of the screen down to slide down the notification panel.

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Adding and Removing Options in the Notification Panel

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    Tap on the gear icon in the top right hand side
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    Scroll down and tap on "Display"
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    On the Display menu, tap on the "Notification Panel"
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Brightness Adjustment

On the notification panel, you can turn the brightness adjustment on/off and select the quick settings buttons that you want to appear on the notification bar.

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    To turn brightness adjustment on/off, just tap on the tick box on the right side
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    A green check mark will be there if it's on and the box will be empty if it's off
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Choosing your Quick Setting Buttons

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    Tap and drag the buttons that you want to remove from the "Notification Panel" to the "Available" buttons area below
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    Do the same thing with the buttons you wish to enable from the "Available" buttons up to the Notification Panel above.
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The Notification Bar

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    After you set your quick buttons up, go back to your home screen.
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    Scroll down the top part of your screen and check if all the buttons you've chosen are there.
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Quick Solutions

  • To adjust your phone's brightness, scroll down the screen to your notification bar and slide the green bar to the left if you want to lessen the brightness and to the right if you want to add brightness. This is located beside the brightness symbol.
  • For auto adjustment of brightness, put a tick in the box that says "Auto".
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Categories : Samsung Galaxy

Recent edits by: Lynn, Geraldin Carniyan

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