While you are working continuously on a desktop for a few hours your eyes start to stretch and also feel burning. It happens while you set high contrast and brightness. This is for any desktop whether it is Windows 10. Sometimes, high contrast desktop affects the eyes badly and might cause damage. To secure your eyes from the injury, you should have to work on low brightness desktop. Windows 10 offers you to Adjust Brightness and Contrast on Windows 10 Desktop in pursuance of your eye sensation.
Putting the above facts, we are elaborating a few tips to Adjust brightness and contrast on Windows 10 Desktop using the built-in color calibration configuration on Windows 10 desktop.
How to Adjust Brightness and Contrast on Windows 10 Desktop
1. Only to Adjust Brightness
First Tips – The Easiest way – Through Action Center
- Take your mouse pointer to the right flank of the taskbar and hit the Notification icon.
- Press Expand if the lower part of the Action center is shrunken.
- The brightness control slider here helps to increase or decrease the same on your desktop.
- Dragging the control bar to the right will increase the brilliance and to the left will decrease. Hence, you are pretty efficient to adjust the brightness on Windows 10 machine from this location.
Second Tips – Through Settings Area
- Take your mouse pointer to the Settings icon located at the lower part of the start menu.
- Hit System.
- Toggle the Brightness level slider to Adjust Brightness on Windows 10 Desktop.
2. To Adjust Brightness and Contrast both from the same Platform
1. Click Cortana search at the taskbar using the mouse.
2. Write the text Calibrate display color in the Cortana search box and click the same on the Start Menu.
3. On Display Color Calibration window, click Next button at the bottom to proceed further.
4. A new window called Set basic color settings appears on the screen. Again Click Next button.
5. Similarly, you get another window How to adjust gamma and click Next button to continue.
6. Adjust gamma window prompts. Set the gamma color settings by sliding up or down (as you prefer) the gamma sliders. When you drag the slider upward brightness of your desktop enhances and when pull it downward brightness decreases. This is the center step to adjust brightness so perform carefully. Press Next button.
7. Then you will see the Find the brightness and contrast controls for your display. Tap on Skip brightness and contrast adjustment if you want to avoid the adjustment of brightness and contrast.
Otherwise, you only click Next button to open the window How to adjust brightness.
8. In the How to adjust brightness window, you can see three examples of brightness pictures each labeled with too dark, good brightness, and too bright. Click Next button.
9. Use the controls of your display to increase or reduce the brightness until you clearly see the given picture. (There are many ways to set the brightness. You can do it with your keyboard keys, from the action center or from the Settings app also).
10. After adjusting the brightness, click Next button.
11. Now, you will be explained How to adjust the contrast. Here also you will be shown three instances of Not enough contrast, good contrast and too much contrast. Click Next.
12. The following screen will tell you to use the contrast controls of your display to adjust the contrast. Well, presently there are no toggles to adjust contrast and also most of the laptops do not provide a key to adjust contrast. But if needed, you can set a high contrast theme. Read the below sub-points to set high contrast theme or go to point number 13.
- With the Ease of Access under Control Panel, you can choose a high contrast theme.
- So, when you are into the Ease of Access window, click Make the computer easier to see link.
- This takes you to another window where you can see High Contrast section. Now to set a high contrast theme, jointly press left Alt, left Shift and PrtSc keys.
- A separate dialog box of High Contrast will emerge asking for your confirmation. Click Yes and you can see everything changed into high contrast.
- To get back to the previous settings of contrast theme, again press left Alt, left Shift and PrtScn keys.
13. Click Next button until you get the window called How to adjust color balance.
14. In the window How to adjust color balance, hit the Next button to go further window.
15. Here, you will notice another window Adjust color balance. In this window, you have the option to adjust the primary colors like red, blue and green by sliding these (right or left) with mouse according to your need. After you optimize the colors press the Next button.
16. Finally, click Finish button to save the current color calibration settings on your Windows 10 desktop.
All the calibration settings will enhance your experience of working on Windows 10 desktop for sure. So to Adjust Brightness and Contrast on Windows 10 Desktop is not too hard to work.
3. Adjust Brightness on Windows 10 Desktop from Ease of Access Settings
Windows 10 allows to increase and decrease Brightness from Ease of access settings.
Step-1: Open Windows Settings (Win + I).
Step-2: Click on Ease of access after the application appears.
Step-3: The next page will open with Display by default; find – Make everything brighter in the right side.
Step-4: Move the Control bar forward to increase and backward to decrease the brightness.
How to Adjust Brightness in Windows 10 May 2019 Update 1903 version
- Take your mouse pointer to the far right on the Taskbar and make a click on “Action Center icon“.
- Select Expand.
- Go to the bottom of the Action center and use Brightness Controller to adjust it.