A new feature in Mac OS X Sierra is the night shift mode that helps uses to good experience in low light or work at night. Explain it full guide in my last tutorial how to use night shift mode on Mac. I also discuss compatible device list, prerequisite conditions for enabling or essential Settings for used night shift mode itself. That’s preventing steps on repair Mac while Night Shift not working on Mac OS Sierra or later OS.
The low blue light screen is a good sign for health means you can do continuous work in midnight without tired your eyes and other physical problems.
Troubleshooting: night shift not working on Mac or won’t able to turn on
I am sure about is it not compulsory all the Mac device install Mac OS Sierra able to turn on night shift mode because Mac OS Sierra run on old generation Mac devices Released after 2009. But only new iMac, Mac Mini MacBook Pro, MacBook Air models are compatible with a low light mode.
Lowest version Mac OS Sierra 10.12.4 or later is required for use night shift mode. Also check new updates available for you in app store, that might be necessary to fix your bug related to.
To know Your MAC version: Go to the Apple menu > about this Mac. Compare the released year with below list of compatible Mac
- MacBook (Early 2015 or newer)
- MacBook Air (Mid 2012 or newer)
- MacBook Pro (Mid 2012 or newer)
- Mac mini (Late 2012 or newer)
- iMac (Late 2012 or newer)
- Mac Pro (Late 2013 or newer)
- Apple LED Cinema Display
- Apple Thunderbolt Display
- LG UltraFine 5K Display
- LG UltraFine 4K Display
Enable location services on your Mac
Night shift mode Detect your location and your system will automatically enable this feature on Sunrise to sunset.
Check for you have set on manual or auto: If you want it should be automatically activated then disable or uncheck Menu option, Turn on until sunrise.
Activate for the specific time
You should check Schedule set on Custom in a schedule. For this, you should also check AM or PM interval.
Night Shift mode is enabled and not showing effect on screen
The color temperature we can customize under the display settings, Night Shift screen Showing the clear difference between your normal screen and night shift enable Screen. So first you should check night shift mode is enabled or not?
Whenever it’s enabled, you will get an option for disable this mode under the notification center. Means it’s enabled. Now check the level of warm screen ratio. Very low level gives no effect on activation. Want warmer screen, slide the point from left to right.
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