How to Enable HDR in Windows 11 | TechHarry

How to turn on HDR in Windows 11 by Tech Harry

Yes, you heard it right. Windows 11 do support HDR visual output. Not like Windows 10, HDR works greater in Windows 11 operating system and pays all the price by turning HDR On in some applications. Here, we have covered the best possible ways to enable HDR in Windows 11. So, let's get started.

How to Enable HDR in Windows 11 using Keyboard

The simplest and the easiest way to turn on HDR in Windows 11 is by using the keyboard shortcut. Although Windows PC doesn't look efficient with the HDR on, this has been proved quite useful to toggle the HDR on or off depending on the application you want to use.

Open Display Settings in Windows 11

To turn on HDR in Windows 11 PC, the easiest way is to use a keyboard shortcut of the combination of three keys. This keyboard shortcut is Windows + ALT + B. Once you press this key combination your screen may go black for a while. But when it comes back on, you'll see an on-screen indicator for the HDR. And of course, your desktop will look more furnished and vibrant while using HDR.

How to Enable HDR using Windows 11 Settings

The second method is quite traditional and used by many people. This method to turn on HDR is by using the Display Settings of Windows 11.

  • On your desktop, right-click anywhere on the desktop and select Display Settings from the menu that pops up.
  • Once you get into the Display Settings, make sure you have selected the correct monitor.
Choose the correct display to enable HDR
  • Now scroll down and find the option named "Use HDR".
  • Just toggle the button to enable HDR. You can also disable HDR from the same switch. If you want to make more advanced HDR settings, click the small arrow right to the toggle switch. You'll see every given setting there. Here, you can also preview how the HDR will look on your system, and then you can enable or disable various options of HDR. 
Turn on HDR using Display Settings in Windows 11

There is also Auto HDR mode, which is an Xbox feature that has made its way to Windows 11. In this way, Windows attempt to convert non-HDR games into HDR. But sometimes this feature works well, but sometimes it makes things worse. So, if your non-HDR games feel weird you can turn Auto HDR off anytime.

So, that's how we can enable or disable HDR in Windows 11. If you liked this article, give us a like and share it with your friends. Thanks for visiting 😊.

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