Turn On or Off Night Light in Windows 10

You can turn on or off Night Light in Windows 10 via the Settings. You can now also control the brightness of your computer display screen here. The Night Light feature is something like F.lux or SunsetScreen that allows users to dim their screen and make the display warmer over the time, automatically. It reduces the blue light of monitor and uses yellowish light to make the screen look warmer. You can either turn on Night Light manually, or you can schedule it using the given options. In this post, we will see how to activate and turn on Night Light in Windows 10.

Turn On Night Light in Windows 10

To turn on Night Light in Windows, you need to open the Settings panel. If you do not know how to open that, you can press Win+I buttons together. Alternatively, you can find the Settings option in Win+X menu.

After opening the Settings panel, go to System > Display. On the right-hand side, you can see an option called Night light under Brightness and Color settings.

Turn On Night Light in Windows 10

Before toggling the switch, click on Night light settings to set it up correctly and according to your requirements. On the next screen, you will find a bar that helps users select the color temperature level.

windows 10 night light

If you move the bar towards the left side, your screen will look warmer. So select a color temperature level using that bar.

Next, you can set a schedule to follow. If you do not want to turn it on or off manually but instead you do want to activate Night light automatically, you can use this option. To activate “Schedule”, toggle the corresponding button that says Schedule night light under Schedule option. Now, you will see two different options i.e. Sunset to sunrise and Set hours.

Turn On or Off Night Light in Windows 10

If you want to use Night Light from sunset to sunrise, you can opt for the first option. Otherwise, click select Set hours and enter the desired times. Also, make sure your time is set correctly.

Finally, hit the Turn on now button. Alternatively, you can go back and toggle the Night light button to activate it.

In case you want to turn off Night light in Windows 10 during the Active Hours, go to the same Display settings location and toggle the Night light button again to deactivate it.

Hope you find this feature useful to get rid of eye strain.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.


  1. Lion

    I cant turn off the lights… they display a grey background and I cant change any option… The lights have a service? or anything to turn off this new color system…?

  2. Sayed Mahmoud Gomaa

    me too xD

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