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How to Calibrate your Monitor Display Color in Windows 10

Although Windows 10 comes with the best configuration for your PC and automatically detects the appropriate display settings, you want to make sure that your monitor display colour is correctly calibrated. The best part is that Windows 10 actually allows you to calibrate your display colour with a special wizard. This display colour calibration wizard tool improves the colours of your photos, videos etc. on your display, and it ensures that the colours appear accurately on your screen.

How to Calibrate your Monitor Display Color in Windows 10

Obviously, the display colour calibration wizard has buried deep into Windows 10 settings but didn’t worry as we would cover everything in this tutorial. So without wasting any time, let’s see How to Calibrate your Monitor Display Color in Windows 10 with the help of the below-listed tutorial.

How to Calibrate your Monitor Display Color in Windows 10

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

1. Either you can directly open display colour calibration wizard using the run shortcut or via Windows 10 Settings. Press Windows Key + R then type dccw and hit Enter to open the Display Color Calibration wizard.

Type dccw in run window and hit Enter to open display color calibration wizard

2. Press Windows Key + I to open Settings then click on System.

Press Windows Key + I to open Settings then click on System | How to Calibrate your Monitor Display Color in Windows 10

3. From the left-hand menu, select Display in the right window pane click “Advanced display settings” link at the bottom.

Scroll down and you will find advanced display settings.

4. Under the Monitor Properties window switch to Color Management tab, click on “Color Management“.

Click on Color Management button

5. Now switch to Advanced tab then click “Calibrate display” under Display Calibration.

Switch to Adavnced tab then click Calibrate display under Display Calibration

6. This will open the Display Color Calibration wizard, click Next to start the process.

This will open the Display Color Calibration wizard, just click Next to start the process

7. If your display supports reset to factory default, then do that and then click Next to proceed further.

If your display supports reset to factory default then do that and then click Next to proceed further

8. On the next screen, review the gamma examples, then click Next.

Review the gamma examples then click Next | How to Calibrate your Monitor Display Color in Windows 10

9. In this setup, you need to adjust the gamma settings by moving the slider up or down until the visibility of small dots in the middle of each circle is minimum, and click Next.

Adjust the gamma settings by moving the slider up or down until the visibility of small dots in the middle of each circle is minimum

10. Now you need to find the brightness and contrast controls of your display and click Next.

Find the brightness and contrast controls of your display and click Next

Note: If you’re on a laptop, you won’t have brightness and contrast controls of your display, so click on the Skip brightness and contrast adjustment button.

11. Review the brightness examples carefully as you would need them in the next step and click Next.

Review the brightness examples carefully as you would need them in the next step and click Next

12. Adjust the brightness higher or lower as described in the image and click Next.

Adjust the brightness higher or lower as described in the image and click Next

13. Similarly, review the contrast examples and click Next.

Similarly review the contrast examples and click Next | How to Calibrate your Monitor Display Color in Windows 10

14. Adjust the contrast using the contrast control on your display and set it high enough as described in the image and click Next.

Adjust the contrast using the contrast control on your display and set it high enough as described in the image and click Next

15. Next, review the examples of colour balance carefully and click Next.

Now Review the examples of color balance carefully and click Next

16. Now, configure the colour balance by adjusting the red, green, and blue sliders to remove any colour cast from the grey bars and click Next.

Configure the color balance by adjusting the red, green, and blue sliders to remove any color cast from the gray bars and click Next

17. Finally, to compare the previous colour calibration to the new one, click the Previous calibration or Current calibration button.

Finally, to compare the previous color calibration to the new one simply click the Previous calibration or Current calibration button

18. If you find the new colour calibration good enough, checkmark “Start ClearType Tuner when I click Finish to ensure that text appears correctly box” and click Finish to apply the changes.

19. If you don’t find the new colour configuration up to the mark, click Cancel to revert to the previous one.

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That’s it you have successfully learned How to Calibrate your Monitor Display Color in Windows 10 but if you still have any questions 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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