What is edge lighting on Galaxy S7 edge?
Edge lighting is a special edge screen feature for Galaxy S7 edge. Edge screen lights up when you receive a call or notification while Galaxy S7 edge screen is
facing downwards as shown below.
Edge lighting can be a quite interesting feature if you use it properly together with People edge (see this guide).
If People edge is activated, the edge screen lights up with a customized color when you receive a call or a notification from your priority contacts.
Edge lighting was first introduced in Galaxy S6 edge. So, it is not a new feature for Galaxy S7 edge.
But many Galaxy S7 edge owners may be not aware of this interesting feature that cannot be found in any other Android devices.
How to enable edge lighting on Galaxy S7 edge?
Then tap the switch to activate it as shown below.
How to use quick replay with edge lighting on Galaxy S7 edge?
In addition to lighting the edge screen on incoming calls and notifications, you can also reject incoming calls using custom rejection messages with edge lighting.
You can enable quick replay with edge lighting by tapping Quick reply as shown above.
Tap the switch near top right to enable quick reply.
Once quick reply is enabled, you can customize the quick reply message as shown above so that the caller will receive the message when the call is rejected.
When Galaxy S7 edge’s screen is facing downwards, you can hold your finger on the heart rate monitor sensor on the back of Galaxy S7 edge for two seconds to reject calls as shown below.
FAQs on edge lighting on Galaxy S7 edge
Q1: I enabled edge lighting, but it does not light up when it rings?
A1: Edge lighting works only when the phone screen is facing downwards on a flat surface.
Q2: Why does edge lighting only illuminate in one color regardless who is calling?
A2: You need enable and configure People edge to get assigned colors. Please refer to this guide on using People edge.
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For other guides on using Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, please check Galaxy S7 online manual page.
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