Hey everyone. My watch had a small update push to it by Samsung via my carrier. And guess what was NOT fixed. Yep, the screen brightness issue is still there. I have no idea what this update fixed if anything. C'mon Samsung fix the screen brightness issue it's annoying!
To be far, the brightness issue wasn't mentioned in the patch note that came with the update. Seems like it's not a priority issue for Samsung! It's only a brightness issue, on a watch face! Who cares if you can see the display?!
Samsung, please remove the finger and get on the case! Please.
I've noticed that when I use some digital faces the screen stays at the level I set it at usually 7. It won't stay at all with every analog face I've used, it's weird no idea wtf is going on but it definitely needs to be fixed considering the price we pay for these ***** watches. I just want a nice fully functional watch, especially one I can see the time at a quick glance or what a text says pretty hard with dim screen
I tried all 68 watch faces that I have which includes a lot of digital ones and it doesn't matter the brightness is still 3 when I am in a lightly lit environment and it goes back to what I have it set at (10) when I am in more light. I understand they're probably implementing that to try to save battery life but before they implemented it I was happy with my battery life and it should be a choice whether I wanted to go dimmer in lessl light or not.
My watch always resets to brightness 3. I want my watch to be at 10 at night time. I dont care about battery life. Please fix samsung. I need it as brite as can be for work at night.
Same problem. Brightness resets to 3 when display switches to AOD mode. Samsung, I love the watch but this is very problematic for guys like me who have trouble seeing things at such a low brightness level. I literally have spent hours trying different watch faces, combinations of setting etc to no avail. This is VERY frustrating. Please let us know if you are even exporing a fix. We as consumers expect that problems like these be fixed quickly since we have paid alot of money for your product. This problem, coupled with the Gesture causing essentially a nullification of the display time out setting has been very confusing.......
Personnaly, I prefer the display to keep my brightness setting no matter what happens. I know this may make AOD less of a "power saving" mode. Maybe you could make "auto-brightness adjust in AOD" an option or something but this should be addressed. Also, you should let the user community know what is going on...
Since brightness level 3 on a watch face is unuseable for me, this is what I do. It's far from Ideal but it's better than no response....
1. Set display brightness to your desired value.
2. Set display timeout to your desired value.
3. Turn OFF "Auto Low Brightness"
4. Toggle "Watch Always on to OFF
5. Turn "Wake Up Gesture" OFF (If you don't it will override your display time out value to around 3-4 seconds!
When you do follow the above the display will turn off but you can turn it back on by pressing Home at it will keep your previous brightness setting. Like i said, this is not ideal but it makes things reasonably workable for me....