Starting with Windows 10 build 14997, Windows 10 allows you to enable a Blue Light mode to reduce eye strain. When enabled, it makes the screen color gamma more comfortable for your eyes at night by reducing blue light. Colors become more warm and the backlight will be dimmed, so it eye fatigue will be less. Let's see how to configure this useful feature.
There are two ways to enable and disable the Blue Light reduction feature in Windows 10. One is a Quick Action button in the Action Center. The other one is the Settings app. In Settings, there are more options which you can tweak. The Quick Access button is useful for fast access this feature.
Enable Blue Light Reduction in Windows 10
Open the Action Center using one of the following ways:
- Click on the Action Center icon in the taskbar.
- Press Win + A. See the ultimate list of all Windows keyboard shortcuts with Win keys.
Now, let's see how to tweak this feature.
Enable Blue Light Reduction in Windows 10 using Settings
Blue Light reduction can be enabled and configured using the Settings app. It has a number of additional options there.
- Open Settings.
- Go to System - Display.
- Turn on the switch "Lower blue light automatically":
- Click the Blue light settings link. The following page will be opened: There, you can adjust the color temperature at night and schedule hours when the blue light reduction feature is automatically turned on.