Adjust the brightness on your Samsung PC

A Galaxy Book S with a bright screen

There are probably a few reasons why you’d want to adjust the brightness level of your PC's screen, such as conserving your device’s battery life or reducing eye strain. No matter the reason, your screen's brightness can be altered in a few different ways.

Change your screen's brightness

Choose a new display setting on your PC if the screen is too intense for your liking. Or, you can turn up the brightness if it's too dark or difficult to see.  

To adjust the brightness from Settings, navigate to Start, select Settings, and then select System. Drag the slider under Brightness and color to increase or decrease the screen's brightness.

You can also adjust the brightness using the keyboard. To lower the brightness, press and hold the Fn key, and then press the F2 key. To raise the brightness, press and hold the Fn key, and then press the F3 key.

Display settings screen with Brightness and color option and a slide bar below it

The brightness slider is available in the Action center as well. Open the Action center on the taskbar and use the slider to choose your preferred setting.

If the screen is too dark even after adjusting it, see our guide for additional troubleshooting.

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