How to adjust the Always On Display on the Galaxy S10

Always On Display has been a mainstay on Galaxy flagships for several years now, with the feature serving up useful information on the display even when the screen is off. Samsung has added a lot of additional functionality to AOD over the years, and on the Galaxy S10 you get a ton of customization options to make it your own.

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How to enable Always On Display on the Galaxy S10

  1. Open Settings from the app drawer or home screen.
  2. Navigate to Lock screen.
  3. Toggle Always On Display.

    How to adjust Always On Display on the Galaxy S10

How to customize Always On Display on the Galaxy S10

Samsung offers a lot of ways to customize your experience with Always On Display. You can choose to show up all the time, or schedule it so it's disabled at night. You can also select an option that enables AOD for 30 seconds every time you tap the screen when the display is off. Here's how you can get started:

  1. In the Lock screen settings, tap Always On Display.
  2. Tap Display mode.
  3. Choose your desired display mode from the options.

    How to adjust Always On Display on the Galaxy S10

You can also select from various clock styles, and even add colors to brighten up the experience.

  1. In Settings, navigate to the Lock screen menu.
  2. Select Clock style.
  3. Tap Always On Display.

    How to adjust Always On Display on the Galaxy S10

  4. Choose your desired clock face from the options.
  5. Select a color from the Color tab.
  6. Tap Done to save the option.

    How to adjust Always On Display on the Galaxy S10

In addition to clock and incoming notifications, you'll also be able to view currently playing songs, weather data, alarms, and even your schedule in AOD. You'll find the options for toggling these in the FaceWidgets menu:

  1. In Settings, navigate to the Lock screen menu.
  2. Navigate to FaceWidgets.
  3. Toggle the desired widgets you want to show up on AOD.

    How to adjust Always On Display on the Galaxy S10

You'll also be able to customize how notifications show up on the lock screen in AOD. You can also select a roaming clock that will show your home time zone when you're traveling.

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