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How to Turn On or Off Glance Screen on Windows 10 Mobile Phone

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The Glance screen feature in Windows 10 Mobile lets you see your clock and lock screen info at a glance after your screen has turned off.

Starting with Windows 10 build 15007, the Always show Glance screen when charging option is available again.

When you turn on the Glance screen, you can change the options below to how you want for the Glance screen:
  • Choose how many minutes to show the Glance screen when your screen is turned off.
  • Choose to always show Glance screen when charging your phone.
  • If you've set a background photo as your lock screen, you can show your lock screen background picture on the Glance screen.
  • Choose to use Night mode to dim the Glance screen during a set time range, and show text color as red, green, or blue during the time range.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off the Glance screen on your Windows 10 Mobile phone.


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Here's How:

1. Open Settings, and tap on Personalization. (see screenshot below)

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2. Tap on Glance screen. (see screenshot below)

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3. Do step 4 (off) or step 5 (on) below for what you want.


 4. To Turn Off Glance Screen

A) Turn off Show Glance screen when your screen is turned off, and go to step 6 below. (see screenshot below)

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 5. To Turn On Glance Screen

A) Turn on Show Glance screen when your screen is turned off. (see screenshot below)

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B) You can now change the Glance screen settings below to what you want, and go to step 6 when finished. (see screenshots below)
  • Choose how many minutes to show the Glance screen when your screen is turned off.
  • Choose to always show Glance screen when charging your phone.
  • If you've set a background photo as your lock screen, you can show your lock screen background picture on the Glance screen.
  • Choose to use Night mode to dim the Glance screen during a set time range, and show text color as red, green, or blue during the time range.

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6. When finished, you can tap on the Start button at the bottom of your phone to return to your Start screen. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,
Shawn