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How to Turn On Always On Display on Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra/S22+/S22/S21 Ultra/S21+/S21

Last Updated on June 30, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to turn on Always-on display on Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra 5G/S22 Plus/S22/Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G/S21 Plus/S21. When you activate always-on display in Samsung galaxy, you can see the information on the screen such as date & time, clock, battery percentage, and notifications without unlocking your phone. Also, customize the always-on display clock style and add widgets to AOD or lock screen in Samsung One UI using lock screen settings. This Samsung AOD feature consumes a little bit of battery. Follow the below steps to enable or disable always-on display in Samsung Galaxy devices.

How do I Turn On Always On Display Samsung?

How to Turn On Always On Display on Galaxy S21 Ultra

Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel from the top and tap the Settings icon.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on the Lock screen.

Step 3: Tap the Always-on display. Make sure to toggle it on to activate the always-on display.

Here, you can customize always on display you want using the below settings. Below options given are available on your Samsung device.

Tap to Show: Touch on screen to show all AOD notifications for 30 seconds.

Show Always: It will continuously show an Always-On display notification whenever your phone screen is turned off.

Show as scheduled: Set time to automatically show information on your AOD screen.

Show for new notifications: Automatically wake up the AOD screen when you receive new messages.

Step 4: Select the AOD settings you want from the above-given list.

Other Samsung AOD settings include screen orientation to vertical or horizontal, show music information on AOD such as artist & song details, and automatically adjusting the brightness level on the always-on display screen. You can manually move the slider bar to set auto-brightness.

How to Turn Off Always On Display on Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra 5G/S21 Ultra 5G

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on the Lock screen.

Step 3: Toggle off the Always-on display.

How to Change Always-on Display Clock Style on Samsung Galaxy

You can set your favorite clock style & color on the always-on display and lock screen in your Samsung series using the below settings.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on the Lock screen.

Step 3: Tap on Clock style.

Step 4: Tap the Always-on display.

Step 5: Select the AOD clock style and color you want to set and tap Done.

How to Add Widgets to Always-on Display or Lock Screen in Samsung Galaxy

You can add weather, alarms, music controller, Bixby routine, and more using Samsung facewidgets settings.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Scroll and tap the Lock screen.

Step 3: Scroll down and tap Facewidgets.

Step 4: Toggle on & off the options you want to add a widget to the lock screen or Always-on display.

Does Samsung S21 Ultra have Always-on Display?

Yes, you can enable always-on display on your Samsung S21 Ultra to go Settings > Lock screen > Alway on display. This AOD setting includes showing AOD, clock style, music information, screen orientation, and auto-brightness settings.

How do I Wake up my Samsung Galaxy S21?

You can wake up or turn on the screen on your Samsung Galaxy S21 device using gestures including lift to wake and double tap on turn on screen. You can find motion and gestures on your Samsung to go Settings > Advanced features > Motions and gestures > Make sure to toggle on “Lift to wake” and “Double tap to turn on screen”. Also, set the always-on display to “Show for new notifications” for each time the screen wakes up when you receive new notifications without unlocking your Samsung device.

Does Always on Display Drain Battery S22?

Yes, AOD drains the battery on average 1% per hour in your device. So, don’t worry about activating the always-on display on your Samsung devices.

How do I Make my Samsung Screen Light Up when I Get a Notification?

To flash the screen light on your Samsung when you receive a notification, go to Accessibility > Advanced settings > Flash notification > Toggle on Screen flash notification. Now, flash the screen light when you receive notifications or an alarm sounds. You can turn on camera flash notification also to flash the camera light when you receive notifications.

Why doesn’t my Samsung Phone Light Up When I Get a Notification?

Make sure to enable flash notification for the screen in your Samsung Galaxy devices. To enable flash notifications, go to Accessibility > Advanced settings > Flash notification > Toggle on Screen flash notification. Also, check to turn on edge lighting effect on your Samsung device, go to Settings > Notifications > Brief pop-up settings > Toggle on Show even while the screen is off.

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And that’s all. We hope this tutorial helps you to get all details of turning on the always-on display on the Samsung Galaxy S21 device. If you have any questions, tell us in below comment box.t

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