How Do I Customize Always On Display on Samsung Galaxy S7?

Posted March 18, 2016 by Leomar Umpad in Android

Customize Always On Display on Samsung Galaxy S7

The Always On Display feature on the Samsung Galaxy S7 allows the phone’s screen to stay dimly lit without actually utilizing much power. By default, Always On Display shows the date, time and the phone’s battery level. When you turn on Always On Display, you can select what data is displayed on the screen. You can choose between displaying a clock, a calendar, or an image. You can also change your clock style, calendar style, and the background image. Use the steps in this tutorial to customize Always On Display on the Samsung Galaxy S7.

Customize Always On Display on Samsung Galaxy S7

You need to enable Always On Display on your Samsung Galaxy S7, and then follow the instructions below to customize the information that will be displayed on your Samsung Galaxy S7 screen.

1.Go to Samsung Galaxy S7’s Home screen. You can do this by pressing the Home button or the Back button a few times.Samsung Galaxy S7 Home screen
2.On your Home screen, tap on the Apps icon on the right-side of the screen to view applications on your phone.Samsung Galaxy S7 Home screen - Apps
3.On your application screen, locate Settings. Tap on the gear icon to proceed.Samsung Galaxy S7 Home screen - Apps - Settings
4.Tap on the Device tab. You can swipe to the right to view the Device tab.Samsung Galaxy S7 Home screen - Apps - Settings - Device Tab
5.Tap on the Display option from the Device tab.Samsung Galaxy S7 Home screen - Apps - Settings - Device Tab - Display
6.Tap on Always On Display from the Display options.Samsung Galaxy S7 Home screen - Apps - Settings - Device Tab - Display - Always On Display
7.Make sure the Always On Display option is turned ON.Samsung Galaxy S7 Home screen - Apps - Settings - Device Tab - Display - Always On Display Switch Enabled
8.Tap on the Content to Show option.Samsung Galaxy S7 - Always On Display - Content to Show
9.You can choose between Clock, Calendar or Image. For this tutorial, I have chosen Calendar.Samsung Galaxy S7 - Always On Display - Content to Show - Choose Content
10.You can change your calendar content by tapping on the Calendar Style option.Samsung Galaxy S7 - Always On Display - Content to Show - Choose Content - Choose style
11.Choose from the displayed Calendar styles. Samsung Galaxy S7 - Always On Display - Content to Show - Choose Content - Choose style - Choose display
12.You are done. The calendar you chose will now be displayed when the screen is locked.Samsung Galaxy S7 - Always On Display - screen timeout - calendar view

With Always On Display enabled, you can view certain information on your phone without waking up your screen even if your device is locked. If you have problems with any of the steps outlined, let us know in the comments section.

 

About Leomar Umpad

A supply chain operations manager by profession. A technology-lover and a writer by heart. I have the passion to teach and inform.
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