How to Enable Color Filters to Read the Screen More Clearly on Windows 10


Windows 10 now includes color filters, an accessibility feature that changes the color of everything on your screen. They apply at the system level and work the same way as Night Light, so they work with any application. Filters can turn your screen black and white, invert colors, help with light sensitivity, and make colors easier to distinguish for those with color blindness.

To find this option, open your Start menu, click the cog-shaped Settings icon, and head to Ease of Access > Color & High Contrast.

If you don’t see this option, your PC hasn’t been upgraded to the Fall Creators Update yet.

To activate color filters, set the “Apply color filter” option here to “On”. Choose your preferred color filter from the “Choose a filter” box and it will take effect immediately.

To quickly toggle your chosen color filter on and off…

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