How to turn night mode on in One UI for Samsung Galaxy S9

Learn how to activate night mode on your Samsung Galaxy phone with the new One UI update.


If you’re one of the lucky Samsung Galaxy users out there who just received the update to One UI and Android Pie, then you’re probably still reeling from the changes. If you’re anything like me, then you’re probably trying to figure out how to turn on night mode and save your eyes. Here’s what you need to know.

How to Turn on Night Mode in One Ui

If you need to give your eyes a rest from the bright white of One UI’s new menu look, then you’re in luck as Samsung has built in an easy way to switch night mode on, giving your phone menus a nice sleek, black look that’s easy on the eyes, especially in low-light situations.

Thankfully, getting night mode set up on your Samsung Galaxy phone isn’t difficult at all. After you have installed the One UI update, navigate to your settings. You can do this by accessing your App Drawer and locating the Settings icon or by pulling down the notification bar and pressing the gear icon at the top.

How to activate night mode in Samsung's One UI.
How to activate night mode in Samsung's One UI.

Once you reach the Settings menu, look for the Display option just down from the top of the screen. Here you can activate a myriad of settings like Blue Light Filter, Adaptive Brightness, change the Screen Mode and activate Night Mode.

To turn on night mode, simply click the slider on the right and your bright white menus will change over to a sleek dark setup that’s much easier on the eyes. Unfortunately, not everyone is happy with One UI, but it’s definitely starting to grow on me. Now that you know how to turn on night mode, you can check out the changes One UI brings by heading over to the official Samsung website. We’ll be sure to share any other handy tips we come across for the new Android update in the coming days.

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