This post shows students and new users the steps to disable or enable adaptive content brightness when using Windows 11. Newer portable devices and tablets come with advanced graphics that allow Windows 11 to adjust screen brightness and contrast. based on the content displayed. This is known as Content Adaptive Brightness Control.
With this feature enabled, Windows provides optimal levels of brightness and contrast, while saving power and extending battery life. In some cases, your computer may not display content in optimal quality, and the battery-saving argument may not convince you to keep it on.
In situations where your computer is not using the best quality for the content on your screen, you can turn off or disable the adaptive brightness of the content to see if it fixes your problems.
The new Windows 11 comes packed with many new features with a new user desktop, including centered Start menu and taskbar, rounded corner windows, themes and colors that will make any Windows look and feel modern.
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To disable or enable adaptive content brightness control in Windows 11, please follow the steps below.
How to disable adaptive content brightness control in Windows 11
As mentioned above, Windows’ Adaptive Content Brightness Control feature allows Windows to dynamically adjust the brightness of content displayed on the screen or based on the ambient light in the room you are using it in.
If you find this distracting and annoying, you can simply disable it when using Windows 11, and the steps below show you how.
Windows 11 has a centralized location for most of its setup applications. From system settings to creating new users and updating Windows, everything can be done from the System settings crystal.
To access the System Settings, you can use the Windows key + i shortcut or click Start ==> Settings as shown in the following picture:
Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and find Settings. Then select to open it.
The Windows settings panel should look similar to the image below. In Windows settings, click System, Select Monitor on the right panel of the screen shown in the image below.
In the screen configuration panel, under “Brightness and color“, Uncheck the box next to “Automatically adjusts contrast based on screen content to help improve battery life”.
The changes will happen immediately. Just close the Settings panel and you’re done.
How to enable adaptive content brightness control in Windows 11
If you change your mind about using content adaptive brightness control and want to re-enable it, just reverse the steps above and go to Start ==> Settings ==> Display and under “Brightness and colorCheck the box next to “Automatically adjusts contrast based on screen content to help improve battery life”.
That is all!
In this tutorial we have seen how to enable or disable adaptive content brightness control when using Windows 11. If you find any errors above or have something to add, use the comment form below.