How to Adjust Brightness of Always On Display on Galaxy S20

AOD settings and brightness icons

Always On Display (AOD) is a cool feature on Samsung Galaxy phones with AMOLED displays. It used to show a brief information on the screen without consuming much energy. Only a small part of LEDs are lit while the majority is off. By default, the brightness of Always on display is set to “auto” on Galaxy S20. But you may want to use the permanent (unchangeable) level and adjust it to your liking to make your AOD look even more stunning. In this guide we will show how to change the brightness of your Galaxy S20 Always On Display on Android 10 with One UI 2.1 and 2.0.

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How to Make Incoming Calls Display in Full Screen on Galaxy S20, S10

Galaxy S20 incoming call full screen

Some users prefer when incoming call is displayed in a small pop-up window at the top of the screen that allows to continue reading, typing or browsing. But other Galaxy owners prefer to always see the incoming call in the full screen mode. While displaying incoming calls in a pop-up is designed to not distract users when they use apps, I often switch to it as I pull out my Galaxy S20 from my pocket by accidentally touching the screen when I receive a call. Thus, for those who hates pop-up mode here is how to always display incoming calls in full screen on Galaxy S20, S10, S9 and other Galaxy models with One UI 2.0 and 2.1.

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How to Put an App to Sleep on Galaxy S20, S10, Note 10, etc

Put app to sleep Galaxy S10 Note 10 One UI

In this guide we will explain how to put an app to sleep if you are not using it with the purpose of saving battery charge. Be noted, that the app put to sleep will likely be unable to send you notification. This means that once you’ve done it, the app will stop its background activity and therefore you will get its notifications and updates only when you manually open that application (put in the foreground). So, be careful with putting to sleep messengers and other interactive apps that you want to be able to deliver you notifications on time.

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How to Change Lock Screen App Shortcuts on Samsung Galaxy S20, S10, S9, Note

change app shortcuts on Galaxy S10 lock screen

In this guide you will learn how to change Lock Screen apps on Galaxy S20, S10, S9, Note running Android 10 and 9 with One UI.

Phone and Camera are the default apps that show up on the lock screen of Samsung Galaxy S10, S9 and other modern Galaxy models. You can launch them quicker right from the lock screen by swiping from left and right corners respectively. But you may want to change default apps to those you use most often. And here is how to do it on Android 9 Pie with One UI.

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How to Enable or Disable the Fast Charging on Galaxy S20, S10, S9, Note

Samsung Galaxy S Fast charging

You may want to disable the fast cable charging to make you battery live longer. If you didn’t know, the faster the battery is charged, the less cycles it can withstand. That’s why we highly recommend that you turn it off when you don’t hurry and have enough time to charge the battery using a lower current. This will extend the life span of your built-in battery and you will have to replace it much later.

Fast cable charging is enabled by default. But if you disabled it and forgot where that setting is this guide will help you as well.

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How to Stop Particular Apps From Draining Battery on Galaxy S20, S10, Note

The developers want their apps to work better and to deliver messages, notifications and various updates with no lag especially when it comes to messengers. Devs don’t want you post low ratings with complaints on Google Play telling “I receive notifications in 10 minutes after my friend sends me a message!” But as developers make their apps more responsive and functional it often leads to a heavy battery drain. Such an antagonism. It is a rather hard thing to make the app smart so that it sleeps and wakes when it is appropriate.

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