How to use night mode in Xbox Series X / S

Microsoft Xbox console has been a hugely popular gaming platform. Since its launch, it has gained millions of followers across the globe, just like its rival the Sony Playstation. The gaming experience is enhanced with a variety of features, with night mode enabling safe gaming at night time. The night mode feature on your Xbox can ensure you can play games at night and also protect your eyes from bright light. There are multiple options available for gamers to customize the night mode as per their convenience. Gamers can filter the amount of blue light, can adjust the screen modes, and even adjust the color on the controller Xbox button as well as the console Xbox button. The icing on the cake is the fact that enabling such features will not impact in-game screenshots or game clips’ color quality. Such features are environment friendly as well as they end up consuming lesser power and at the same time also help you sleep better post gaming.


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Switching on Night Mode in Xbox Series X or Series S

Step 1: Press the Xbox button on your controller.

 

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Step 2: Go to Profile & system and select Settings.

 

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Step 3: Under the Accessibility tab, select Night Mode.

 

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Step 4: Go to Night Mode and select On from the drop-down.

 

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Note: This will not affect the screenshots and the game clips’ color quality as mentioned earlier. This is mainly to protect your eyes from bright light at night.

Scheduling Night Mode timings in Xbox

Step 1: Under the same Accessibility tab, select Night Mode.

 


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Step 2: Go to Night Mode and select Scheduled from the drop-down.

 

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Step 3: Next go to Switch at sunrise and sunset and check the box.

 

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Note: You can also choose the scheduled time to start and end the night mode through Night mode starts and Night mode ends.

 

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Setting Preferences for Night Mode display on Xbox

Step 1: Under the same Accessibility tab, select Night Mode.

 

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Step 2: Go to Night Mode and select On from the drop-down

 

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Step 3: Under the Preferences section, select Display.

 

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Step 4: Go to Dim and adjust the dim range from None to Max level.

 

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Step 5: Go to Filter blue light and adjust the blue light from None to Max.

 

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Adjusting Controller and Console light brightness on Xbox Series X and Series S

Step 1: Under the same Accessibility tab, select Night Mode.

 

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Step 2: Go to Night Mode and select On from the drop-down.

 

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Step 3: Under the Preferences section, select Controller brightness.

 

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Step 4: Check Customize brightness checkbox.

 

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Step 5: Adjust the Default brightness range from Off to default.

 

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Step 6: Adjust the Night mode brightness range from Off to Default.

 

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Note: You can try to match the brightness with the console Xbox button as well.

Step 7: Go back to the Preferences section and select the Power button brightness.

 

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Step 8: Check Customize brightness checkbox.

 

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Step 9: Adjust the Default brightness range from Off to Default.

 

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Step 10: Adjust the Night mode brightness range from Off to Default.

 

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That’s it!! Enjoy your game in Night Mode. Happy Gaming!!

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