How to Change the Brightness on Your Laptop

Laptops are getting more popular for consumers because they come in small sizes and boast enough power to suit the needs of power computer users, gamers and professionals who need to get heavy work done. One advantage that users can enjoy is the portability. Depending on the lighting of the room, the brightness settings of your laptop may need adjustment, and that can be done just like with any standard computer monitor. Although the exact process depends on the laptop model, you may follow the steps below to adjust the brightness on your laptop.

Step

Turn on the laptop and wait for the operating system to completely load.

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Look at your laptop keyboard and find the keys that have a sun symbol on them. There should be two keys that serve to control the brightness (up and down) settings. Most laptops show these symbols in a different color (usually blue). Also find the “Fn,” key which should be the same color as the brightness icons.

Step

Hold down the “Fn” key and then press one of the brightness keys, depending on whether you want the display dimmer or brighter. Keep pressing the same brightness key and look at the screen while doing so until you get the brightness level you desire.