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My Samsung® Galaxy S® III by Steve Schwartz

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Darkening and Restoring the Display

Depending on the screen timeout setting, the display automatically turns off during periods of inactivity. In addition to waiting for this timeout to occur, you can manually darken the display to conserve the battery or maintain privacy.

Restoring a Dark Display

1. To restore the display, press the Power button on the right side of the phone to make the lock screen appear. (The lock screen also appears when you turn on the phone.)

Dimmed, Not Dark

The display automatically dims for a brief period before it turns black. To restore a dimmed display, tap any blank spot on the touchscreen.

2. Swipe in any direction to dismiss the lock screen.

Working with a Locked Phone

You can secure the phone by assigning ...

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