With the release of Windows 10 in 2015, Microsoft included plenty of new features for the benefit of the users, with a new and advanced internet browser in Edge, Cortana as smart personal assistance brought directly from Windows Mobile and Halo, along with outstanding improvements in security, stability and optimization for software and hardware.
However, with the release of the new operating system Microsoft also cared about a key and very important aspect; users´ health and wellbeing. Now, the feature that shows this the most is the Night Light in Windows 10, and in the next section will be addressed what exactly is this feature, purpose and how to turn it on to take advantage of it.
What is the Night Light mode in Windows 10?
Before knowing what is the definition and purpose of the Night Mode in Windows 10, to understand it better there is something that should be taken into account first. All electronic devices with screens emit a blue light that gets directly into eyes, and on the long run this could be quite harmful.
In order to avoid that, night modes are designed to reduce the blue light that damage the eyes by decreasing it or changing it with other less harmful. This is exactly what the Night Light mode in Windows 10 does, with an extensive set of settings and configurations that are modified and apply to protect users´ eyes from permanent damage.
This applies to computers, laptops, smart phones, tablets and similar devices with larger or smaller screens, since either TFT, TN, OLED, AMOLED, LCD or IPS and other technologies, all of them produce the harmful blue light effect that is causing severe eye problems to users worldwide.
Setting the Night Light on in Windows 10 easily
To set the Night Light mode on is very simple. The user just has to click on Start-Settings-System and then click on Display. Then, the next is step is clicking on Night Light and the settings will appear. First of all, there is a toggle in which the user can set the intensity of the mode, with warmer colors on the high end and colder colors on the low end.
Also, in this screen is possible to schedule the Night Light mode automatically, whether in default hours established by the system and usually starting at sunset or 07:30 PM, or such hours can be set by the users at their best convenience.