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5 Ways to Adjust Screen Brightness in Windows 10

5 Ways to Adjust Screen Brightness in Windows 10: On laptops users continuously adjust their screen brightness settings according to the type of environment they are are currently working. For example, if you’re are outside in direct sunlight then you may need to increase the screen brightness to 90% or even 100% to properly see your screen and if you are working inside your house then you probably need to dim the display so it doesn’t hurt your eyes. Also, Windows 10 automatically adjusts the screen brightness but most of the users have disabled the adaptive screen brightness settings in order to manually adjust the brightness levels.

5 Ways to Adjust Screen Brightness in Windows 10

Even though you have disabled the adaptive screen brightness, Windows can still change it automatically depending on whether you have plugged in the charger, you are in battery saver mode, or how much battery you have left, etc. If the screen brightness settings aren’t available then you might need to update your display driver. Anyway, Windows 10 offers quite a few ways to quickly Adjust Screen Brightness, so without wasting any time let’s see How to Adjust Screen Brightness in Windows 10 using the below-listed tutorial.

5 Ways to Adjust Screen Brightness in Windows 10

Make sure to create a restore point just in case something goes wrong.

Method 1: Adjust Screen Brightness in Windows 10 using Keyboard

Almost all the laptops come with a dedicated physical key on the keyboard to quickly adjust the screen brightness levels. For example, on my Acer Predator, Fn + Right Arrow/Left Arrow Key can be used to adjust brightness. To know how to adjust brightness using the keyboard refer to your keyboard manual.

Method 2: Adjust Screen Brightness using Action Center

1.Press Windows Key + A to open Action Center.

2.Click on the Brightness quick action button to toggle between 0%, 25%, 50%, 75%, or 100% brightness level.

Click on the Brightness quick action button in Action Center to increase or decrease brightness

Method 3: Adjust Screen Brightness in Windows 10 Settings

1.Press Windows Key + I to open Settings then click System icon.

click on System

2.Next, make sure to select Display from the left-hand side menu.

3.Now in the right window pane under “Brightness and coloradjust the brightness level using the Change brightness slider.

5 Ways to Adjust Screen Brightness in Windows 10

4.Turn the slider towards the right in order to increase the brightness and turn it towards the left to decrease the brightness.

Method 4: Adjust Screen Brightness from Power Icon

1.Click on the power icon on the taskbar notification area.

2.Click on the Brightness button to toggle between 0%, 25%, 50%, 75%, or 100% brightness level.

Click on the Brightness button under Power icon to adjust the brightness level

Method 5: Adjust Screen Brightness from Control Panel

1.Press Windows Key + R then type powercfg.cpl and hit Enter to open Power Options.

type powercfg.cpl in run and hit Enter to open Power Options

2.Now at the bottom of the window, you would see Screen brightness slider.

Under Power Options adjust screen brightness using the slider at bottom

3.Move the slider towards the right of the screen to increase the brightness and towards the left to decrease the brightness.

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That’s it, you successfully learned How to Adjust Screen Brightness in Windows 10 but if you still have any queries regarding this tutorial then feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.

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Aditya Farrad

Aditya is a self-motivated information technology professional and has been a technology writer for the last 7 years. He covers Internet services, mobile, Windows, software, and How-to guides.

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