Windows 10: Brightness/Resolution Issue

Discus and support Brightness/Resolution Issue in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; My resolution was 1360x768, I raised it to 1920x1080, but it was way brighter than I was used to. I changed back to 1360x768, and my resolution was... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/Noodledood2257, Nov 21, 2020.

  1. Brightness/Resolution Issue

    My resolution was 1360x768, I raised it to 1920x1080, but it was way brighter than I was used to.

    I changed back to 1360x768, and my resolution was back but it is still brighter than the sun.

    How do I fix this?

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    /u/Noodledood2257, Nov 21, 2020

  2. Can't turn down brightness.

    Hi Shaikot,

    For us to isolate your concern and to provide you an accurate resolution in turning down the brightness of your device, we would like to know the following:

    • Are you using a desktop or laptop?
    • Aside from the suggested resolution in this thread, what other troubleshooting steps have you done so far to resolve the issue?
    • When did the issue first begin?
    • Were there any changes made on your computer prior to the issue (e.g., updates, software installation)?

    We look forward to your response.
    Michael Gall, Nov 21, 2020
  3. Brightness issues


    Thank you for visiting Microsoft Community and providing us with the detailed description about the issue.

    As per the description, I understand that you are experiencing issue with Brightness settings after upgrading to Windows 10 in the system.

    I certainly understand your concern and will try my best to help you.

    There is a possibility that this issue might have occurred due to incompatible or corrupt display drivers or the brightness settings are not correct in the system.

    I would suggest you to try the following methods and check if it helps.

    Method 1:

    To check for the brightness settings, please follow the steps given below and check if it helps.

    • Press “Windows + C” keys on the keyboard.

    • In the search box, type
      Power Options.

    • Click on Power options, and under any plan, click
      Change plan settings.

    • Click Change advanced power settings.

    • In the list, expand Display, and then expand
      Enable adaptive brightness.

    • To turn adaptive brightness on or off when your computer is running on battery power, click
      On battery, and then, in the list, click On or

    • To turn adaptive brightness on or off when your computer is plugged into an outlet, click
      Plugged in, and then, in the list, click On or

    • Click Apply. Click
    If the issue persists, follow method 2

    Method 2:

    Step 1:
    Update the Display driver.

    Please follow the steps given below to update the display driver.

    • Press Windows key + X when you are at desktop.

    • Select Device Manager.

    • Expand Display adapters.

    • Right-click the display driver and click
      Update Driver Software.

    • Select Search Automatically for Updated Driver Software.
    Step 2:

    Check if there are any updates for display drivers available in Optional Updates; this might fix the issue. Refer to the following steps.

    • At the Start screen, type Windows Update.

    • Click or tap Settings on the right side of the screen, and then select Install optional updates from the left results.

    • When the Windows Update control panel opens, click on “Check for Updates” on the top left corner to receive a fresh list of updates.
    Also see: Download and install drivers

    Download and install drivers in Windows 8.1

    The above steps holds good for Windows 10 as well.

    I hope this information is helpful.

    Please do let us know if you need any further assistance, we will be glad to assist you.

    Thank you.
    Jayant Gupta, Nov 21, 2020
  4. Brightness/Resolution Issue

    brightness issue of my windows 10 pro

    Hello Adityaattri,

    As you are facing issues with changing the brightness on your device after upgrading to Windows 10, do not worry we will help you with this issue.

    Do let us know the following to assist you better with this issue:

    • What is the make and model of your device?
    • Were you able to see any error message/ error code with this issue?
    • Have you tried to install all the pending updates for drivers and Windows Updates on your device?

    This issue might have happened due to corrupted/ outdated drivers.

    I suggest you to refer to the below Microsoft article, try the troubleshooting steps suggested to change the brightness and check if it helps.

    Adjust your monitor's brightness and contrast

    Hope it helps. Get back to us with an updated status of changing the brightness and required information for further assistance.

    Thank you.
    Deepika Gowda, Nov 21, 2020

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