Article ID: 000039392 Content Type: Troubleshooting Last Reviewed: 09/20/2021

Laptop Display Automatically Changing Brightness of Screen

Environment

windows1064bit

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Summary

Disable the "Display Power Saving Technology" to keep brightness from changing automatically.

Description

On some built-in laptop screens, power settings can cause the screen brightness to change automatically to conserve power.

Resolution

To stop this from happening, follow the steps below:

Disable Display Power Saving Technology in the Intel® Graphics Control Panel:

  1. Open Intel® HD Graphics Control Panel
  2. Select Power
  3. Select On Battery
  4. Disable the Display Power Saving Technology (Intel® DPST)
  5. Set Graphics Power Plan to Maximum Performance
  6. Save changes and exit.

Disable Display Power Saving Technology in the Intel® Graphics Command Center:

  1. Open the Intel® Graphics Command Center
  2. Select System
  3. Select Power
  4. In On Battery, disable display Power Savings
  5. Set Power Plan to Maximum Performance
  6. Save changes and exit.

If this doesn't resolve the issue, contact the hardware device manufacturer for support.

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