How to Use Night Shift mode on Mac, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro: Yellow Screen Enable/ Disable

Last Updated on Jun 13, 2022

Now on All mac devices easy to use at night or low light area after iOS devices. Because now we can enable night shift/ Low light or yellow light on Mac Screen updated with macOS Ventura, Monterey & Earlier, without any third-party app. Most of the Customizations and Settings are the same as the iOS device, Yes but we can disable them here in the notification center on mac [Shortcut way to Enable/ Disable night shift mode].

First I will talk about compatible Mac devices for night shift mode, Different Time scheduling settings, and Disable/ Turn off low light effect from the notification center.

Night shift mode compatible devices: macOS Catalina compatible Mac, if not that try my next article, use night shift mode on not compatible Mac.

Night Shift Compatible Mac and macOS:

  • MacBook (Early 2015 or newer)
  • MacBook Pro (Mid 2012 or newer)
  • MacBook Air (Mid 2012 or newer)
  • Mac mini (Late 2012 or newer)
  • Mac Pro (Late 2013 or newer)
  • iMac (Late 2012 or newer)
  • Apple LED Cinema Display
  • Apple Thunderbolt Display
  • LG UltraFine 4K Display
  • LG UltraFine 5K Display

How to Turn on night shift mode on macOS Ventura, Catalina, macOS Mojave, and High Siera & earlier

Turn on Night Shift Mode on macOS Ventura

Step 1: Go to the Apple Logo from the top Menu > System Settings.

system-settings-on-macos-ventura-on-mac

Step 2: Click on the Displays > Night Shifts.

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night-shift-option-on-macos-ventura

Step 3: Schedule:- Sunset to Sunrise, Custom or Off. Next, Manual: Turn On Until Sunrise and Color Temperature: Less Warm to More Warm.

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schedule-night-shift-on-mac

Step 4: Click on Done.

Method 2: Enable Night Shift From Control Center

  1. Click on the Control Center icon. > Display.
  2. Click on the Night Shift option to enable and Disable Night Shift [Yellow] screen.

Turn on Night Shift Mode on macOS Monterey & Earlier

Step 1: Go to the System Preference, Under Apple menu at the top left corner of the screen.

System on System Preference on Mac

Step 2: Find “Display” under the System Preference pane, Yes, you can see three different settings on Tab related to display vision.

The last one is Night Shift. Click on it, this pane contains all customization settings related to Yellow light mode.

Select Night shift mode under System Preference

The blue light coming from the screen potentially harm eyes at night. So we can stop it from here,

Timebase schedules are Custom and Sunset to Sunrise.

The first option is custom, Set start and end time. Also, point AM/ PM interval.

Set custom time schedule for enable night shift on Mac

Color temperature: Slider that manages yellow light level on the screen.

For Auto Enable night shift mode: use Sunset to Sunrise Schedule

This option required your location service, your location-based it will manage automatically, means Night shift mode automatically turn on or off whenever you turn on mac.

Auto schedule night shift mode on Mac

If you haven’t turned on location service on a device, you will see below the screen, Checkmark “Setting Time Zone” > Done.

Turn on location service for auto find time on Mac
Enable auto time zon on Mac

Turn off or Disable night shift mode on Mac

Turn off night shift mode, from the mac notification center, Find Night shift > Disable toggle.

Manage night shift from notification center on Mac

Most of the Mac users Won’t able to use or Not working after Turn on Nightshift mode correctly because of Many Reasons (Location Service-Disabled, Set it for Timebase) or Attempting the wrong path.

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