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How to Enable Edge Lighting on Samsung Galaxy S21, S21+ and S21 Ultra

Samsung has released their flagship smartphones for 2021, the Samsung Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra and these are the three high-end devices launched this year. All three phones have Exynos 2100 or Snapdragon 888 SoC depending on the country or location they are being sold. Samsung’s One UI 3.1 on top of Android 11 is the software powering these smartphones. There are a lot of changes to the UI in One UI 3.1 and it brings in a refreshed UI. One of the features of Samsung’s flagship devices has been Edge Lighting. Edge Lighting brings in light around the display edges when a new notification arrives. But in the new One UI 3.1, these settings have changed. So how to enable Edge Lighting on Samsung Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra? Let’s find out.

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How to Enable Edge Lighting on Samsung Galaxy S21:

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your Samsung Galaxy S21 or the S21+ or the S21 Ultra.

Step 2: Previously, the Edge lighting feature was under the Display settings, but now with One UI, they have been changed. So you need to select Notifications from the Settings.

Step 3: Under the Notifications, click on the option called “Brief pop-up settings”

Step 4: Here you will see the Edge Lighting style. Click on this to customize the Edge lighting style.

Enable Edge Lighting on Samsung Galaxy S21

Step 5: In the customizations, you can set the Edge Lighting style, the color, and also make some advanced options like transparency, width, and duration of the Edge lighting.

Enable Edge Lighting on Samsung Galaxy S21 Enable Edge Lighting on Samsung Galaxy S21

Step 6: Once you are done with the changes, click on the Done button at the bottom and your settings will be saved.

Now, you can enjoy Edge Lighting on your Samsung Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra with One UI 3.1 and Android 11.

 

Nirmal
Nirmal is a Technology Blogger and a Microsoft MVP in Windows. Blogging has been his passion for more than a decade now, he started with this blog in 2007. He can be contacted at nirmal@nirmaltv.com. You can find Nirmal on , and .

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3 Comments

  1. My edge lighting doesn’t work even tho I’ve done this

    1. Ideally, it should work with this setting.

  2. Ideally, what to do if it still doesn’t edge light of screen is off?

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