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How to use Night Light to reduce blue light in Chrome OS

How to use Night Light to reduce blue light in Chrome OS

Short guide:

  1. Click on the Time widget in the bottom-right corner of the screen to open the System menu. Click the Night Light button to turn Night Light on or off.
  2. To schedule Night Light to turn on automatically, click on the Time widget to open the System menu, then click on Settings
  3. Tap the Menu button  on the left and select Device or scroll down to the Device section. Select Displays.
  4. Click on the drop-down menu for Schedule and choose from Never, Sunset to Sunrise or Custom
  5. If you choose Custom, drag the sliders on the time bar to set when Night Light will turn on and turn off. 

Before and after

This section explains the steps you need to follow to enable or schedule the Night Light feature in Chrome OS, with pictures of the screen to help.  

Turning Night Light on and off

1. To manually enable Night Light, click on the Time widget in the bottom-right corner of the screen to open the System menu. Click the Night Light button to turn Night Light on or off.

Click the Night Light button to turn it on or off

Put Night Light on a schedule

2. You can also schedule Night Light to turn on and off automatically. Click on the Time widget in the bottom-right corner of the screen to open the System menu, then click on the Settings  button. 

Click the Settings button

Find the Displays settings

3. Tap the Menu button  on the left and select Device or scroll down to the Device section. Select Displays.

Scroll down to the Device section and select Displays

Select a schedule

4. On the displays screen, you can choose a schedule for Night Light. Select the drop-down menu for Schedule and choose from Never, Sunset to Sunrise or Customised

Click the Schedule drop-down menu and select Never, Sunset to Sunrise or Customised.

Create a custom schedule

5. If you choose Customised, you can set the times you would like Night Light to turn on and then turn off. Drag the sliders on the time bar to set your own schedule.

Use the sliders on the time bar to set your own schedule

Note: If this does not work it could be because someone else manages your computer settings (an IT department or administrator). If this is the case, you will need to contact them to access these settings or for further help.

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