07-22-2019 05:29 AM
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  1. Sfussell1's Avatar
    Hi.
    I did the Pie update for S9, Sprint network. The always on display isn't working and the phone no longer "wakes up" for notifications (except Snapchat, go figure). I've looked in the app notification settings and maybe I'm missing something, but it seems like the screen should wake up.

    I've restarted the phone, changed themes, done the cache partition wipe. At this point the special features I love aren't there and I'm super frustrated.
    02-07-2019 09:12 PM
  2. williams448's Avatar
    Settings > lockscreen > clock style > choose "always on display" and change the clock.

    I had the same problem after updating. For some reason it chooses the blank screen by default.
    02-07-2019 10:23 PM
  3. chevyman29's Avatar
    Hi.
    I did the Pie update for S9, Sprint network. The always on display isn't working and the phone no longer "wakes up" for notifications (except Snapchat, go figure). I've looked in the app notification settings and maybe I'm missing something, but it seems like the screen should wake up.

    I've restarted the phone, changed themes, done the cache partition wipe. At this point the special features I love aren't there and I'm super frustrated.
    I think you have to choose now if want it to show all the time or just whenever you tap it
    Attached Thumbnails Always On Display not working-screenshot_20190207-223146_always-display.jpg  
    02-07-2019 11:36 PM
  4. mary beth hale's Avatar
    I think you have to choose now if want it to show all the time or just whenever you tap it
    Yep
    02-07-2019 11:37 PM
  5. DaveGrohl's Avatar
    I've been searching for a solution to this for three days since Pie was unknowingly forced onto my S9+ to no avail. I'd resigned myself to the AOD being altered without my consent. I couldn't find anywhere in the settings to make it behave like it used to, ie ALWAYS on rather than having to be woken up but to no avail. To my absolutely massive relief I found this topic on here and behold sanity has been restored.

    My question is why tf is the AOD crucial setting buried deep within the "Looking for something else?" bit at the bottom of the Display menu?!? It's like they don't want you to actually find it.

    I absolutely loathe the Pie update, it's made my phone look like it's been massacred with a paintball gun. The icons are far too big and there doesn't seem to be any way to turn the icon frames off now. Wtf were they thinking?!?
    02-08-2019 03:24 AM
  6. Nicky25's Avatar
    I've just spent an hour and found the setting just by luck. Also how ugly is it to have a blue FB icon and a red You Tube icon showing. I'll probably spend another hour trying to find how to switch that ugly feature off. God I'm annoyed.
    02-08-2019 02:59 PM
  7. Nodnerb's Avatar
    Holy crap people. Learn to use your phone before coming on here and having a hissy fit. All of the problems posted are user errors and ignorance, not Samsung’s or androids or the update. Instead of posting a thread whining, do a quick google search.
    02-08-2019 08:47 PM
  8. DaveGrohl's Avatar
    I searched for three days without success. I stumbled onto the answer here.
    02-09-2019 02:54 AM
  9. Zgwforum's Avatar
    For me, there is a separate "always on display" page which I can only find by using the setting search for "always on". Although always on has a switch, clicking on the always on text takes you to another page and near the bottom you will see the "display mode" option which you can set to always on. Searching for display mode in settings gives zero results.

    If the is one software company worse than Microsoft, it is Samsung.
    02-16-2019 02:15 AM
  10. Sfussell1's Avatar
    Nodnerb, I did search. For a while, to the point of frustration. Which led me here. Where I did more searching through the forums. Please don't vilify us when frustration leads to this community and help is requested.
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    02-17-2019 08:09 AM
  11. Sfussell1's Avatar
    Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. I missed an obvious setting because honestly, if a setting has a toggle on/off it doesn't occur to me to also depress it for more settings. Especially when sometimes pressing it leads to nothing but the on off toggle.
    02-17-2019 08:12 AM
  12. CincyGuy's Avatar
    Holy crap people. Learn to use your phone before coming on here and having a hissy fit. All of the problems posted are user errors and ignorance, not Samsung’s or androids or the update. Instead of posting a thread whining, do a quick google search.
    Uh no, this is terrible, horrible UI design and nothing else. I came to this thread to find the same answer due to having the same problem. You apparently came here to yell at people because you are mean.
    Kevin Cox7 likes this.
    02-18-2019 05:41 PM
  13. chanchan05's Avatar
    Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. I missed an obvious setting because honestly, if a setting has a toggle on/off it doesn't occur to me to also depress it for more settings. Especially when sometimes pressing it leads to nothing but the on off toggle.
    On settings where there's more options underneath the toggle, there is a line between the toggle and the label, indicating that there are more options underneath the label. This has been Samsung design language for at least the past 3 years.

    Below is an example of two toggles, one had more options underneath, and the other is a simple toggle.
    mary beth hale likes this.
    02-18-2019 07:40 PM
  14. Nodnerb's Avatar
    Uh no, this is terrible, horrible UI design and nothing else. I came to this thread to find the same answer due to having the same problem. You apparently came here to yell at people because you are mean.
    And you found your answer before making a thread, therefore validating what I said.
    02-19-2019 05:49 AM
  15. CincyGuy's Avatar
    And you found your answer before making a thread, therefore validating what I said.
    No, I found my answer on this thread, so your rant was not validated. I've learned that any issues/questions I have, someone else probably has already posted about it. Very helpful community here, so perhaps PhoneArena is the place for you if you just want to be nasty.
    02-19-2019 06:51 PM
  16. rj160202's Avatar
    I've been searching for a solution to this for three days since Pie was unknowingly forced onto my S9+ to no avail. I'd resigned myself to the AOD being altered without my consent. I couldn't find anywhere in the settings to make it behave like it used to, ie ALWAYS on rather than having to be woken up but to no avail. To my absolutely massive relief I found this topic on here and behold sanity has been restored.

    My question is why tf is the AOD crucial setting buried deep within the "Looking for something else?" bit at the bottom of the Display menu?!? It's like they don't want you to actually find it.

    I absolutely loathe the Pie update, it's made my phone look like it's been massacred with a paintball gun. The icons are far too big and there doesn't seem to be any way to turn the icon frames off now. Wtf were they thinking?!?
    :,( :,( :,(
    02-21-2019 01:44 PM
  17. Nodnerb's Avatar
    No, I found my answer on this thread, so your rant was not validated. I've learned that any issues/questions I have, someone else probably has already posted about it.
    LOL. That's EXACTLY what I am saying. You found your answer in an existing thread, with very brief searching I'd suspect, without having to start a new rant thread hating on the phone that works fine, you just can't figure out. Although you can't seem to figure out what I am saying either so.....perhaps you'd be better off with a simple iphone.
    02-21-2019 04:44 PM
  18. ouzeltoo's Avatar
    Here is what I did and it seems to work. From the screen shot above, click on "Show as Scheduled". Which will bring up, "Show at Set Times". I then set my display mode to be 7:00 AM-6:59 AM. Now my Always On Display, is working the way it was before my upgrade.
    03-14-2019 08:22 AM
  19. Nickd510's Avatar
    Holy crap people. Learn to use your phone before coming on here and having a hissy fit. All of the problems posted are user errors and ignorance, not Samsung’s or androids or the update. Instead of posting a thread whining, do a quick google search.
    Don't be so obnoxious. When a major update happens, lots if user preferences are changed. It's not that people don't know how to use a phone, its a question of why do our preferences not stay the same?! ... pretty unsmart for a smartphone!
    03-20-2019 04:47 PM
  20. Chris Brown35's Avatar
    Holy crap people. Learn to use your phone before coming on here and having a hissy fit. All of the problems posted are user errors and ignorance, not Samsung’s or androids or the update. Instead of posting a thread whining, do a quick google search.
    I did do a google search...it lead to here!

    brad419 likes this.
    03-21-2019 11:10 AM
  21. gunrunnerjohn's Avatar
    Holy crap people. Learn to use your phone before coming on here and having a hissy fit. All of the problems posted are user errors and ignorance, not Samsung’s or androids or the update. Instead of posting a thread whining, do a quick google search.
    Holy crap, you're a real jerk!

    Not everyone is as insanely smart as you, get over it! Your contribution to the thread was a big zero.
    brad419 likes this.
    03-31-2019 09:38 AM
  22. dumbphoneupgrader's Avatar
    Thank you. This was driving me crazy this morning. This also resolved my issue with the clear view case.
    04-01-2019 11:16 AM
  23. dumbphoneupgrader's Avatar
    I think you have to choose now if want it to show all the time or just whenever you tap it
    Thanks. This was driving me crazy after the Pie update
    04-01-2019 11:17 AM
  24. Kevin Cox7's Avatar
    I had the same problem with my S8. This worked for me...changing the AOD display settings...always on. Didn't know about the change in settings for Pie.
    Mustlovenaps8 likes this.
    04-01-2019 05:09 PM
  25. Mustlovenaps8's Avatar
    Ok I used this thread to figure it out but nobody listed a clear way to do it so hopefully this helps... go to AOD settings (turn on and tap for more options) >display mode > always on. Mine was set to "Tap to Show" now it works! Why AOD can be set to sometimes always on display is beyond me lol
    04-09-2019 03:14 PM
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