If you are like most individuals you are on your computer or phone for most of the day.
The blue light filter feature allows you to reduce the amount of blue light you are exposed to on your screen during the evening hours. It may also help decrease eye fatigue and aid in better sleep.
Samsung Galaxy series of smartphones including the S20, S21 and S22 have a built-in Blue Light Filter option.
This option is free and comes installed on your phone, you only need to enable the it in settings.
The steps below will help you quickly access the location of the blue light filter and turn it on.
How To Turn On Blue Light Filter On a Samsung Galaxy S20, S21 and S22
- Swipe down on the screen
- Swipe down on the screen a second time
- Tap and Hold the Blue light filter app
- Select Turn on now or Turn on as scheduled
- Select your preference
- Turn on Blue light filter
You are going to want to swipe down from top to bottom on your home screen. You will do this twice to bring up the blue light filter app.
The app will open up, allowing you to adjust the opacity and make selections for turning on the blue light filter.
Set it to sunset to sunrise or a specific, custom time.
Go back to the home screen and swipe down on the screen twice to pull up the blue light filter app as shown in step one and two. Turn on the app by tapping it once.
The blue light filter may not benefit everyone but has been shown to decrease the amount of blue light we are exposed to on our smartphone’s display screen. Some individuals notice a decrease in eye fatigue, flickering after starring at the screen for long periods, and better sleep quality. If you find that it is not realistic to take breaks from your phone, then the blue light filter is a nice option for you.
If you aren’t sure of when to turn on the blue light filter, it is recommended to do so in the evening as this provides your eyes time to relax. We recommend turning on the sunset to sunrise feature to get the most our of the app.