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Edge Screen Settings

Manage the panels that display on the Edge screen, including your own custom panels, and set up night mode.

For more details on using the Edge screen, see Edge Screen.

To access Edge screen settings:

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon > Display display icon.
  2. Tap Edge screen.

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    Swipe the Edge screen toward the center, and then tap Settings configure settings icon.

    The following options are available:
  • Edge panels: Configure Edge for accessing apps, tasks, and contacts, as well as view news, sports, and other information on the Edge screen.
  • Edge feeds: Configure Edge feeds, which display select information and notifications on the Edge screen when the screen is turned off.
  • Edge lighting: Set the Edge screen to light up when you receive calls or notifications while the phone is turned over. If People edge is also turned on, the color of the indicator depends on your My people settings.
  • Quick reply: Tap On/Off to enable this feature, which lets you reject an incoming call and send a preset message to the caller by placing your finger on the heart rate sensor and holding it in place for 2 seconds while the device is turned over.
  • About Edge screen: View the Edge screen version number, check for updates, and view open source licenses.

Edge Panels Settings

Customize your Edge panels:

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon > Display display icon.
  2. Tap Edge screen.

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  3. Tap Edge panels.
  4. Tap On/Off to enable the feature. The following options are available:
  • Checkbox checkbox icon: Enable or disable each panel.
  • Download: Search for and download more Edge panels from Galaxy Apps.
  • Reorder: Change the order of the panels by dragging them to the left or right.
  • Edit (if available): Configure individual panels by tapping.
  • more options icon More options > Handle settings: Drag Position edge position icon to change the position of the Edge panel handle along the edge of the screen, and then configure the following Edge panel handle settings:
  • Position: Choose either Right side or Left side to set which side the Edge screen appears on.
  • Size: Choose the size of the Edge screen handle. It can be Small, Medium, or Large.
  • Transparency: Drag the slider to adjust the transparency of the Edge screen handle.
  1. Tap Back back key to save changes.

Edge Feeds Settings

Edge feeds display select information and notifications on the Edge screen when the screen is turned off.

To configure the Edge feeds:

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon > Display display icon.
  2. Tap Edge screen.

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  3. Tap Edge feeds.
  4. Tap On/Off to activate the Edge feeds feature.
  • Checkbox checkbox icon: Enable or disable each feed.
  • Download: Search for and download more Edge feeds from Galaxy Apps.
  • Edit (if available): Configure a feed.
  • more options icon More options > Reorder: Change the order of the feeds by dragging them to the left or right.
  • more options icon More options > Edge feed timeout: Configure how long the Edge screen stays on when activated.
  1. Tap Back back key to save changes.

Edge Lighting Settings

Edge lighting and Quick reply are features that activate when your device is turned over (display side down).

Edge lighting illuminates the Edge screen when a notification is received. If People edge is also on, the color of the indicator is the one assigned to the contact who is calling or messaging.

To turn on Edge lighting:

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon > Display display icon.
  2. Tap Edge screen.

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  3. Tap Edge lighting.
  4. Tap On/Off to turn on the feature.
  5. Tap Back back key to save changes.

Quick Reply Settings

Quick reply allows you to reject an incoming phone call with a text message by placing your finger on the heart rate sensor for two seconds. The call is rejected, and a preset message is sent to the caller.

To turn on and configure Quick reply:

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon > Display display icon.
  2. Tap Edge screen.

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  3. Tap Edge lighting > Quick reply.
  4. Tap On/Off to enable Quick reply.
  5. Tap the message to edit the text reply.
  6. Tap Back back key to save changes.

About Edge Screen

You can view the current software version and license information for the Edge screen feature.

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon > Display display icon.
  2. Tap Edge screen.

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  3. Tap About Edge screen.