How to Turn On or Off Schedule Night light in Windows 11

This post describes steps to enable or disable Night light scheduling in Windows 11.

Windows 11 comes with a feature called Night light that may help you resolve some of the eye issues you may be experiencing at night in front of your screen. Night Light changes the colors displayed on your screen into warmer versions that are easier on your eyes.

Our previous post on Night light showed you how to manually turn On or Off Night light. You can not only turn On or Off Night light, but you can also schedule it to automatically turn on or off.

When you turn on Night light schedules, you will be able to select Sunset to sunrise, or select Set hours and enter custom times for the night light to automatically turn on and off.

Below is how to turn on or off scheduling Night light.

How to schedule Night light to automatically turn on or off in Windows 11

As mentioned above, Night light in Windows can you resolve some of the eye issues by changing the colors displayed on your screen into warmer versions that are easier on your eyes.

You can schedule Night light in Windows to automatically turn on or off, and the steps below show you how to do that.

Windows 11 has a centralized location for majority of its settings. From system configurations to creating new users and updating Windows, all can be done from its System Settings pane.

To get to System Settings, you can use the Windows key + i shortcut or click on Start ==> Settings as shown in the image below:

windows 11 start menu settings updated

Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and search for Settings. Then select to open it.

Windows Settings pane should look similar to the image below. On Windows Settings app, click the System on the left, then select the Display tile on the right pane as highlighted in the image below.

windows 11 display tile

On the System > Display settings pane, under Brightness & color, select the Night light tile to expand.

windows 11 night light

Under Night light, toggle the switch button on the Schedule night light tile to turn on scheduling.

Under Schedule night light, you can either choose Sunset to sunrise or Set hours for when you want night light to automatically turn on and off.

windows 11 schedule night light

Sunset to sunrise requires Location services to be turned on.

If you choose to Set hours, you can choose when Night light comes on and goes off.

windows 11 night light custom hours

That should do it! You can now close Windows settings app.

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to turn On or Off Schedule Night light in Windows 11. If you find any error above or have something to share, please use the comment below.

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