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  1. mrsstraty#AC's Avatar
    And this bums me out big time as I am always outside.... is there a fix for this??? I never had this problem with my iphone as I was still able to see my phone in sunlight and with the Note, I cant see it at all!!!

    Sent from my Verizon Galaxy Note 2 using Tapatalk 2.
    05-07-2013 07:47 PM
  2. mmohn01's Avatar
    Get an anti glare screen protector.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I317 using Android Central Forums
    05-07-2013 08:22 PM
  3. neonworm's Avatar
    And also, make sure there are no fingerprint smudges on the screen. Also make sure the brightness is all the way up
    planase likes this.
    05-07-2013 08:23 PM
  4. mrsstraty#AC's Avatar
    I heard the anti glare screen protectors make your phone look and feel horrible.

    Sent from my Verizon Galaxy Note 2 using Tapatalk 2.
    05-07-2013 08:30 PM
  5. mrsstraty#AC's Avatar
    Yup brightness up all the way when outdoors and still no help.

    Sent from my Verizon Galaxy Note 2 using Tapatalk 2.
    05-07-2013 08:31 PM
  6. neonworm's Avatar
    Yup brightness up all the way when outdoors and still no help.

    Sent from my Verizon Galaxy Note 2 using Tapatalk 2.
    Did you wipe the fingerprint smudges off?
    05-07-2013 08:32 PM
  7. Lodingi's Avatar
    That is a drawback of AMOLED displays. Sunlight equals "the suck". This is especially true when wearing sunglasses.

    Sent from my SCH-I605 using Tapatalk 2
    Sharondippity likes this.
    05-07-2013 08:42 PM
  8. coryh131's Avatar
    Take your sunglasses off!
    Lodingi likes this.
    05-07-2013 08:48 PM
  9. Lodingi's Avatar
    Take your sunglasses off!
    Hmm. Hadn't thought of that. Lol.

    Sent from my SCH-I605 using Tapatalk 2
    mrsstraty#AC likes this.
    05-07-2013 08:51 PM
  10. mmohn01's Avatar
    I have the ivisor anti glare screen protector, and it feels and looks great. Do not leave the brightness all the way up for extended periods of time. I've heard it can burn the screen.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I317 using Android Central Forums
    05-07-2013 09:21 PM
  11. jodyberry's Avatar
    Do you have 4.1.2? Mine was dim until I got this upgrade recently!

    Sent from my Samung "Brick"
    05-07-2013 09:29 PM
  12. AustinTech's Avatar
    Seriously, you need to consider getting a phone with an LCD display. The amoloed isn't going to do it.

    From my Galaxy Note 2
    05-08-2013 07:41 AM
  13. rankar7's Avatar
    Yes one of the major drawbacks of this screen

    Sent from my Samsung Galaxy Note II
    05-08-2013 07:46 AM
  14. mrsstraty#AC's Avatar
    I havent received the update yet.

    Sent from my Verizon Galaxy Note 2 using Tapatalk 2.
    05-08-2013 08:40 AM
  15. lostchild's Avatar
    Update does not help much outdoor. The best you could do is to find shaded area and turn off Auto Brightness and turn brightness all the way up.
    05-08-2013 08:44 AM
  16. jodyberry's Avatar
    There is also a setting in the camera that lets you turn up the brightness when you're taking a photo. It helps a little, but not much.

    Sent from my Samung "Brick"
    05-08-2013 08:53 AM
  17. Lodingi's Avatar
    There is also a setting in the camera that lets you turn up the brightness when you're taking a photo. It helps a little, but not much.

    Sent from my Samung "Brick"
    That feature actually works quite well. That would be a useful setting to have in the display settings.

    Sent from my SCH-I605 using Tapatalk 2
    05-08-2013 09:06 AM
  18. Chris Flowers's Avatar
    That feature actually works quite well. That would be a useful setting to have in the display settings.

    Sent from my SCH-I605 using Tapatalk 2
    Also if watching a movie through video player, pull up the setting menu and down the bottom you'll see Outdoor Visibility option.

    Sent from my GT-N7105 using Tapatalk 2
    05-08-2013 02:36 PM
  19. JasW's Avatar
    That is a drawback of AMOLED displays. Sunlight equals "the suck". This is especially true when wearing sunglasses.

    Sent from my SCH-I605 using Tapatalk 2
    That's just what it is. All is well until you hit sunlight, and BAM! It's really like the Note 2 automatically turns brightness all the way down itself, even though it shows as being all the way up.
    mrsstraty#AC likes this.
    05-08-2013 02:56 PM
  20. So Cold's Avatar
    I've never had an issue in sunlight, the way this was worded either the op has a bad device, doesn't know how to use it, is blind, or simply trolling

    Sent from my Note 2
    05-08-2013 10:10 PM
  21. Lodingi's Avatar
    I've never had an issue in sunlight, the way this was worded either the op has a bad device, doesn't know how to use it, is blind, or simply trolling

    Sent from my Note 2
    None of the above. I've had many AMOLED devices and they do not display well in direct sunlight.

    Sent from my SCH-I605 using Tapatalk 2
    05-08-2013 10:41 PM
  22. So Cold's Avatar
    None of the above. I've had many AMOLED devices and they do not display well in direct sunlight.

    Sent from my SCH-I605 using Tapatalk 2
    Can you "not see your screen at all!!!"? The Note 2 did not get to its current popularity level be being completely unreadable in sunlight. Yeah visibility in sunlight is not the selling point of AMOLED technology but this screen is far from horrible or unreadable as the op would have you believe.

    Sent from my Note 2
    05-08-2013 10:50 PM
  23. Onemoa's Avatar
    Go to display settings and un check the auto tune display color to save battery. That helps with screen brightness alot. You will notice the difference for sure.

    Sent from my SGH-T889 using Tapatalk 2
    Lodingi likes this.
    05-09-2013 04:15 AM
  24. Lodingi's Avatar
    Go to display settings and un check the auto tune display color to save battery. That helps with screen brightness alot. You will notice the difference for sure.

    Sent from my SGH-T889 using Tapatalk 2
    I will try your suggestion. Thanks.

    Sent from my SCH-I605 using Tapatalk 2
    05-09-2013 05:00 AM
  25. sicario666's Avatar
    This is one of those tests that you just can't conduct when you're in store making a decision. Everything will look good inside.

    Sent from my SCH-I605 using Xparent Green Tapatalk 2
    05-09-2013 06:17 AM
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