6 Ways to Turn Grayscale On or Off on Samsung Galaxy Phones

turn grayscale on or off on samsung galaxy

Do you want to enable Grayscale on your Samsung Phone to remove the fun factor and decrease screen time? Or, for some reason, your device screen suddenly turned Grey? Fuss not; here are different ways to turn Grayscale on or off on Samsung Galaxy phones.

1. Enable or Disable Grayscale from Accessibility

Right from the Accessibility settings, you enable and disable Grayscale on your Samsung flagship. Here’s how.

  1. Navigate to Settings App.
  2. Select Accessibility > Visibility Enhancements.
  1. Hit Color Correction. Toggle to enable Color Correction and then select Grayscale
  1. To disable Grayscale, turn off Color Adjustment.  

2. Using Sleep Mode

On Samsung Galaxy phones, the Grayscale feature is directly associated with the Sleep Mode. So in case, Sleep Mode is active, it will enable the Grayscale too.

Enable Grayscale from Modes & Routines 

  1. Access the Settings on your Samsung Galaxy phone.
  2. Select Modes and Routines > Sleep.
  1. Hit Turn On to enable Sleep Mode, automatically turning your screen gray.

Alternatively, from the same screen select Change Settings > Greyscale Off.

Disable Grayscale from Models & Routines

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Choose Modes and Routines > Sleep.
  3. Select Turn Off to switch off Sleep Mode.

3. Turn off using Accessibility Shortcut

If you find Grayscale mode keeps turning on randomly on your Samsung phone, there are instances that you have intentionally or accidentally linked the Grayscale color filter to the accessibility shortcut. Here’s how to turn off the Accessibility shortcut on Samsung. 

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Select Accessibility > Advanced Settings.
  1. Hit on the Side and Volume Up Keys. Unselect Color Correction.
  1. After this, navigate to the previous screen, and select Volume up and down keys. Unselect Color Adjustment.

4. Turn off Gray Color Palette

From the One UI 4 update, you can configure various color palettes to customize your Samsung phone’s screen. So if your screen is entirely gray, you might have accidentally applied the gray color palette. 

  1. Go to the Settings.
  2. Choose Wallpaper and style. Hit the Color palette and then select a different color.

5. Turn off Battery Saving Mode

To prevent battery draining on Samsung Galaxy phone, Battery saving mode turn your phone’s screen gray. 

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Choose Battery and device care.
  3. Select Battery.
  1. Toggle to disable Power Saving.

6. Unsync Bedtime Mode from Samsung Watch

Is your Samsung Galaxy Watch connected to your phone? If yes, enabling the bedtime mode on the watch will activate it on your phone as well and further it turn the entire phone’s screen to gray. To prevent such instances, you have to turn off Sync Bedtime Mode. Here’s how.

  1.  Open the Galaxy Wearable App on the connected Samsung phone.
  2. Select Watch Settings.
  3. Hit Advanced.
  4. Choose Bedtime.
  5. Turn off the toggle next to Bedtime Mode Sync.

Final Thought!

Did you like or dislike Grayscale? Do let us know in the comment box. Also, read our article on how to fix Samsung phone screen turns black & white.

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