BlackBerry 6 / Torch: Set Screen Backlight Timeout

   Posted August 19, 2010 by David Kirk in Blackberry

To save battery life, the BlackBerry screen times out and turns itself off very quickly. This tutorial describes how to change the screen timeout for your BlackBerry device.

By default, the BB will turn off the backlight after only 30 seconds. Many people will find this too short. Here is how to adjust the Backlight Timeout for your device running BlackBerry OS 6.

1. Click the Options application
2. Click Display
3. Click Screen Display
4. Scroll down to the Backlight section
5. Change the number of seconds under Backlight Timeout

change backlight settings for Torch


About David Kirk

David Kirk is one of the original founders of tech-recipes and is currently serving as editor-in-chief. Not only has he been crafting tutorials for over ten years, but in his other life he also enjoys taking care of critically ill patients as an ICU physician.
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