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  1. #1

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    Dec 26, 2008
    Screen brightness dulls after sitting a few seconds.....settings to change this?
    My screen dulls after sitting for a few seconds. I want to change the setting on this to stay bright longer when just idling. Don't know where to go to do this. Thanks in advanced.


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    Member Since
    Jul 14, 2008
    Scotland, UK
    nMP 6-core/32Gb/D700/512Gb: rMBP 15" 2.3GHz/16Gb/512Gb: iPhone 6 128Gb: iPad Air 2 128Gb: NEC PA322U
    Sounds like a ambient light sensor is lowering the brightness because the room is dark though. My iPhone does that. What device are you using that's doing it?

    If its a MacBook Pro or similar, open up system preferences then click on displays. Uncheck the "Automatically adjust brightness as ambient light changes" option and that should be you.

    If its a iPhone/iPod Touch, open settings, touch brightness and then turn off Auto-Brightness and set the brightness via the slider.


  3. #3

    Member Since
    Dec 26, 2008
    It just dims until I touch the track pad again. Thanks Marty. I will try that.

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    Jan 04, 2005
    Modesto, Ca.
    iMac 2010 27" QuadI7 OS10.13 iMac 2008 OSX10.11, MBP Late2011OS10.13 , iPad Pro 10.5", iPhone 5s,
    Open System Preferences, Energy Saver and click on the Options Tab. Be sure there is no check mark by "Automatically reduce the brightness of the display before Sleep."
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    Oct 09, 2008
    13" MBP, 2.53 Ghz, 4 Gb Ram, 500 Gb HDD
    Download caffeine, it will stop your computer from dimming by just one click.
    Click here for download...

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    Member Since
    Dec 26, 2008
    Thanks guys

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