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Modifying Display Settings

You can change the screen brightness or set it to automatic, change the wallpaper, change how long to wait before your Galaxy Note II goes to sleep, change the size of the font used, and change whether to use the Pulse notification light.

  1. Pull down the Notification bar and touch the Settings icon.
  2. Touch Display.
  3. Touch to change the wallpaper. Read earlier tasks in this chapter for more about how to change the wallpaper.
  4. Touch to choose when the LED indicator is used.
  5. Touch to enable or disable Multi Window, which is when two apps run on the screen at the same time. See the Prologue, “Getting to Know Your Galaxy Note II,” for more information on Multi Window.
  6. Touch to enable or disable Page Buddy. Page Buddy displays a helpful page when it detects that you’ve done certain things, such as plugging in your headset, plugging your phone into a dock, roaming, or removing the S Pen.
  7. Touch to choose which Page Buddy pages are used.
  8. Touch to choose the Screen mode, which is how the screen represents colors. You can choose Dynamic, Standard, Natural, or Movie.
  9. Touch to change the screen brightness manually or set it to automatic. When on automatic, your Galaxy Note II uses the built-in light sensor to adjust the brightness based on the light levels in the room.
  10. Touch to enable or disable Auto-Rotate, which is when your Galaxy Note II uses the accelerometer to detect its orientation and rotate the screen to match it.
  11. Touch to choose how many minutes of inactivity must pass before your Galaxy Note II puts the screen to sleep.
  12. Scroll down for more settings.
  13. Touch to enable or disable a feature that uses the front-facing camera to determine the orientation of the screen based on the orientation of your face.
  14. Touch to enable or disable a feature that uses the front-facing camera to keep the screen turned on while you are looking at your phone no matter what the screen timeout is set to.
  15. Touch to choose the font style used for all text.
  16. Touch to choose the font size used for all text.
  17. Touch to set the key light duration, which is how long the light under the Menu and Back keys remains lit after you have touched them.
  18. Touch to enable or disable displaying the battery level as a percentage as well as showing the level graphically.
  19. Touch to enable or disable automatically adjusting the tone of the screen based on the kinds of images being shown.
  20. Touch to save your changes and return to the previous screen.
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