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Night Light – How-to

Get a better night’s sleep by using Windows 10’s Night light

If you have trouble sleeping at night, or you suffer from the occasional eye ache or eye strain after using your PC for long periods of time, follow this Night Light – How-to guide, and enjoy using Windows 10 once again.

Windows 10's Night light switch On

Available since the Windows 10 Creators Update, Night light offers you the chance to reduce the blue light emitted from your screen (by adjusting colors), which in turn allows you to get into a more sleep-ready state.

There are a couple of ways to access it.

1. To toggle it on and off, just click on the Start Menu, type Display and then hit Enter.

Press Start Menu and type Display

On the Display screen you’ll see the toggle switch. Click on it to toggle it on or off. (Or tab down to it and hit the spacebar, if you mostly use a keyboard.)

Windows 10's Night light switch Off

To go into settings, click on Night light settings.

2. To go into its settings directly, click on the Start Menu and type Night light.

Press Start Menu and type Night light

This opens up the settings.

Night light settings - Turn on now

From here, you can turn on Night light, adjust the colour temperature at night, toggle the Schedule switch, or set the hours that it’s activated.

Night light settings - Set hours

That’s pretty much all there is to it. If you have trouble sleeping sometimes, give Night Light a try, and see if it works for you.

This was a Night Light how-to guide. You can find links to other how-to guides and Windows 10 gems below.

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