Changing brightness in Windows 11 is an easy job and you can try multiple ways for this task including from Quick Settings, Settings, the shortcut key, and more. To know many details, refer to this post and you can find many ways given by MiniTool Solution.

It is necessary to change brightness on your PC. If you want to see better in bright light, less the burden on your eye during the night, you can adjust the screen brightness according to the environment. This task is one of the things that you do relatively regularly no matter you’re using a Windows desktop, laptop, or notebook. For a laptop, you can save energy and extend the life by turning down the brightness.

If you are running a Windows 11 PC, how can you change the brightness of your computer screen? Follow multiple methods below now.

How to Change Brightness in Windows 11

Adjust Brightness on Windows 11 via Quick Settings

In your Windows 11 laptop, Microsoft removes Action Center but adds another section called Quick Settings in Taskbar. To adjust brightness, you can go to Quick Settings.

Step 1: Click one of the system icons, for example, Wi-Fi, Volume, Battery from the system tray to open Quick Settings. Alternatively, you can press Win + A to open Quick Settings. (Related article: Windows 11 Quick Settings | How to Open and Edit it in Windows 11)

Step 2: You can find a brightness slider and drag the slider left or right to reduce or increase the brightness of the computer screen.

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Adjust Windows 11 Brightness via Shortcut Key

On most laptops, you can find shortcut buttons that enable you to adjust brightness. Go to find a symbol - often a sun emblem or something similar to change the computer screen brightness.

Turn down or Increase Brightness on Windows 11 via Settings

Here is how to adjust brightness on Windows 11 in Settings:

Step 1: Click Start > Settings to open the app.

Step 2: Under the System and click Display.

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Step 3: Under the Brightness & color section, drag the brightness slider to change the brightness of your laptop's monitor.

Tip: You can check the option for Change brightness automatically when lighting changes to automatically change brightness on Windows 11 via ambient light.

Change Brightness via Windows Mobility Center

Although Windows Mobility Center is an old tool that comes with old versions of Windows, you can also use it to adjust the brightness of your monitor.

Step 1: Press Win + X and click Mobility Center.

Step 2: Go to the Display brightness section and adjust the brightness of your computer.

Change Brightness via Windows PowerShell

To change brightness on Windows 11, you can use Windows PowerShell, and here is what you should do:

Step 1: Right-click the Start button and choose Windows PowerShell (Administrator).

Step 2: Type in the command - (Get-WmiObject -Namespace root/WMI -Class WmiMonitorBrightnessMethods).WmiSetBrightness(1,100) and press Enter. Replace 100 with the percentage value you want for the brightness of your display.

Automatically Adjust Windows 11 Brightness Based on Remaining Battery Life

In addition to these ways, you can let your laptop automatically change brightness on Windows 11 based on the remaining battery life. To do this work, enable battery saver.

Step 1: Go to Settings > System > Power > Battery saver.

Step 2: Enable Lower screen brightness when using battery saver, choose the percentage from the Turn battery saver on automatically at section.

Step 3: Enable Battery saver.

These are common ways to change brightness on Windows 11. In addition, you can use the physical buttons found on your monitor for brightness change and switch the Power mode of your laptop. If you have any ideas, let us know in the comment below.

Tip: Sometimes you can’t change brightness in Windows 11 due to some reason. To fix the issue, refer to our previous post - Is Windows 11 Brightness Not Working? Try These Methods.
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