Most smart phones for purchase now are full touch screen devices, otherwise known as “slate” devices. These slate devices all have powerful displays that can be customized in various ways. Since the screen is the only thing to interact with on an all touch screen phone, it behooves you to set it up the way you like it. This includes rotation, animation, brightness, timeout and LED flash preferences.
All these options and more can be found in the Settings menu. To change these preferences, return to the home screen on your Android device by tapping the Home button.
The display preferences screen has several choices for you to customize your device with.
Auto-rotate screen is the first. When the box is unchecked, your device will stay in portrait mode no matter how you turn the phone. Then checked, your phone will orient and rotate the screen depending on how you’re holding it.
Animation refers to screen transitions and effect. Turn on, you will see various special effects when switching between screens, but this can also be a battery drain.
Brightness can be set to automatic where the phone will use its sensor and lower or raise the brightness depending on your surroundings. If you would like to manually adjust the brightness, uncheck the Auto Brightness box.
is the amount of inactivity required for the phone turn power off the display. The shorter this time, the better battery life you will experience.