How To Change Brightness On Windows 10

For people who work long hours in front of a computer, the eyes need more protection than the shoulders、 neck、back、waist and arms, because the eyes are an important part of our access to external information.

It is very important to change the screen brightness to a suitable level. If your screen brightness is too high, you may experience eye fatigue or headaches. Adjusting the screen brightness can improve eye health and comfort.

But for the windows system like windows xp、windows 7, change brightness is usually a troublesome thing because it often requires more complex operations to darken the display brightness. Fortunately, Windows 10 has introduced a new brightness change feature. This makes it easier for us to change brightness.

  • change the brightness  using the settings UI

Go to ‘Settings’ and then select ‘System’. Now under ‘Display’, you will find ‘Change brightness’ slider on the top. Move that slider to adjust the brightness of your device. (the slider bar may not be displayed for windows 10 with a lower version number).

change brightness on windows 10
change brightness on windows 10
  • change the brightness on windows 10 using the quick actions


There is a square bubble-shaped icon on the far right side of the windows taskbar. After clicking this icon, a menu will pop up. You can also press the Windows key + A to open the menu. There will be a sun-shaped brightness icon in the menu, which is used to adjust the brightness. If you click it, it will switch between the predetermined brightness settings: 0%, 25%, 50%, 75%, and 100%.

change brightness on windows 10
change brightness on windows 10


  • change the screen brightness using hot keys

    If you are using a laptop, you can adjust the screen brightness in the following ways.

most laptop keyboards have shortcut keys that can quickly adjust brightness. It is usually a function key marked with the sun logo, located at the top of the keyboard,

On most laptop keyboards, you will find shortcut keys that can quickly increase and decrease brightness. Usually, these keys are function keys (from F1 to F12) and are usually located at the top of the keyboard. If you want to adjust the screen brightness, look for the brightness symbol (usually a logo).

change brightness on windows 10
change brightness on windows 10
  • change the screen brightness using the display’s physical buttons

Some monitors have dedicated buttons to adjust the brightness, while some monitors have to check their specific menu to find the brightness control.

  • change the screen brightness  by changing the Power mode

Reducing the screen brightness can reduce energy consumption and increase the autonomy of the device. For laptops and tablets, Windows 10 has a setting that can change the brightness of the display according to the power mode you use. To enable this option, first, click or tap the power icon in the system tray on the right side of the taskbar, and then access the battery settings.

In the Battery settings window, scroll down to the Battery saver section. Check the box at the bottom, next to the “Lower screen brightness while in battery saver” option.


Do you think that the adjusted brightness feature of windows 10 is perfect enough?

No, the blue light emitted by the monitor and the long-term use of the computer will cause digital eye fatigue, age-related macular degeneration, and Circadian rhythm disorder.

CareUEyes can help you solve these problems. In addition to brightness adjustment, it also has a Blue light filter feature. It can turn the color temperature of the monitor into a warm color and reduce the damage caused by blue light to the eyes (such as IPhone’s night shift feature).


CareUEyes features a variety of working modes (smart mode, movie mode, reading mode, game mode), it is better to relieve fatigue in various modes.

It also has the break reminder feature. It can regularly remind you to take a rest, so that the eyes and shoulders、neck, back、waist、arm muscles are all rest,

These are unusual features, and hopefully, they will help you.


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