How To Turn Off Adaptive Auto Brightness in Windows 11 | TechHarry

Disable Windows 11 Auto Brightness Feature

Windows 11 has come with amazing new features. Yet it also has some old features in which one feature is the adaptive brightness.

The Adaptive Brightness feature is mainly for Windows laptop users. Whenever you go outside or come inside a room, you see there is a minor to major change in the laptop's brightness. This happens because of Windows Adaptive Brightness features. It was available in Windows 10, and now it has been introduced in the latest Windows 11 too.

But what can we do to disable the adaptive/auto-brightness feature in Windows 11? It is very important to know why the adaptive brightness is introduced in Windows 11. You should understand that adaptive brightness only applies to external monitors, laptops, and all-in-one desktop PCs.

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Some Windows devices automatically adjust screen brightness based on ambient lighting conditions and some are set to not to. Again, some devices also adjust brightness on what you are viewing on screen that helps save battery life. Microsoft itself calls this, "content adaptive brightness control". Depending on what features your Windows PC supports, you may need to choose one or two checkboxes to control these features in Settings. So, here we go...

How to Disable Adaptive Brightness in Windows 11

Disabling adaptive brightness in Windows 11, you need to follow a few steps so that your Windows PC doesn't automatically adjust screen brightness. So, let's get started.

1. First open settings by pressing the 'Windows key + i' keyboards keys together or you can open the Settings app by right-clicking on the start menu and clicking on "Settings" in the list.

Open settings app in Windows 11

2. After opening the Settings app in Windows 11, click on System (in the sidebar) -> select Display.

Open system display settings in Windows 11

3. After clicking on Display, a new window with some new menus will open. Scroll down a bit and you'll see a slider and a small arrow under the "Brightness and Color" section. Click on the arrow beside the "Brightness" slider to open the other small menu. Now uncheck the "Help improve battery by optimizing the content is shown and brightness" option.

4. If you see “Change brightness automatically when lighting changes,” uncheck that as well.

Change brightness and color settings in Windows 11

5. After following all the above steps, you can close the Settings app. From now on, your screen brightness will not be adjusted automatically and will stay at the same level that you have set.

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