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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable or Disable Negative Colours

Some options inside Samsung Galaxy SIII are designed to make the user feels comfort using this phone, such as an option that you can find in the stock browser application called inverted rendering which will allow you to reverse the color of the web page to make it easier on your eyes and help you save more battery.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Browser Inverted Color Mode on Samsung Galaxy S3

You can also find an option under accessibility settings which has the similar function with inverted rendering in the browser apps, this option called Negative colours. When you turn on this option, then the screen display will inverse to the negative color.


How to turn on or off negative colours?
If you want to customize this option or want to fix the negative screen issue caused by an accidentally enabling this option, then kindly follow the steps listed below:
  1. Go to Apps through Home screen.
  2. Scroll to Settings, then tap on it.
  3. Scroll to Accessibility, then tap on it.
  4. Scroll down to the Vision section. Depending on your current settings tap Negative colours option to enable or disable this option. When the checkbox next to this option is ticked means the phone will reverse the colours of the screen.
  5. Tap Home button to return to the standby mode.

Some users reported that they were accidentally enabling this option resulting their screen color looks like a negative film, so if you encountered the same problem with them, now you can fix the problem using the steps mentioned above. So, hope this helps :)

Comments

  1. Hi, is therea shortcut key to turn on/off negative colors? Thanks!

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    1. Hi Mike,
      Thanks for coming.
      CMIIW, there no shortcut key to toggle negative colours. But, you can access the accessibility menu more faster by choosing "Accessibility" under the "Show shortcut" option in the accessibility menu in Settings. Once you've done, now you can more faster accessing the Negative colours option by long pressing the Power key> tap Accessibility> enable or disable Negative colours.
      Hope this helps :)

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  2. Thank you that was very helpful! I have no I dea how I went to the negative mode! Thanks to you am back to normal

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    1. Hi Gabriel Matlab,
      Thanks for coming.
      I'm so glad to know that this post has helped you :)

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    2. oh my god thank you very much i was so nervous
      but i just viewed this page and my problem is solved i am really thankful

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    3. Hi Dev,
      Thanks for coming.
      Glad to know that your problem has been fixed :)

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  3. Hey there, I had my phone in my shirt pocket and it was unlocked, next thing I know whilst going to make a call, the screen appeared extra bright and very dull. This was as if the colour had been reduced or the contrast intensified. Please help me. The brightness slide button does not help because even at it's lowest, it's still bright...

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  4. Negative colours come on and of and I have not pressed any buttons

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    1. Hi Reidy 21602,
      Thanks for coming.
      If the direct access feature is enabled and only the negative colours option that's selected, the negative colours feature can be enabled or disabled automatically when you press the Home key three times in quick succession. Thus, try disabling the direct access feature and then see whether it helps.

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