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A software feature that shifts the white point of the display manually or on a schedule approximating dusk/dawn based on geolocation.

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Night Shift makes display colder before making it warmer

I have Night Shift set to enable at a custom time (the automatic "Sunset to Sunrise" option enabled too early for my taste). When Night Shift enables, the display dims and gets a lot cooler (...
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need to disable Night Shift. How?

For the life of me I can't figure out how to turn nightshift off. I can't do any video editing / photo processing! I tried ticking Manual, which only turns it.... ON? Am I missing something?
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Nightshift with external monitor and lid closed

I have a 2021 M1 MBP Monterey with an external Dell monitor. In the evening, night shift is activated and reflected on both the built-in and external monitors. However, as soon as I close the MBP lid, ...
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Create schedule for iOS grayscale display

I wish to make my iPhone’s screen grayscale following a schedule. I am able to turn on grayscale mode manually, and I am able to schedule “Night Shift”, which changes the color profile of the screen, ...
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What color filter does iPhone Night Shift apply?

I took a photo just now that looks great on my iPhone 7 iOS 14.2 which is currently in Night Shift mode. How can I make the photo look like that when viewed without Night Shift?
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My practically brand new Macbook Pro 2020's screen elements are suddenly PINK

I've tried powering off and on again. No love. Same with resetting PRAM. It's even worse with Night Shift on. I need Night Shift on while working on detailed color projects at night, to save my poor ...
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How to create "Eternal Night Shift" on macOS Mojave?

I'm wondering how I could create an eternal NightShift using macOS Mojave 10.14.6? I've already set Night Shift to end at 9.00am and to start at 9.01am but that portion where macOS starts to pale+...
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Using night shift/f.lux on external monitors Mac OS 10.15

I’m having an issue using Night Shift, f.lux, or any blue light filter application on 2 of the 3 external monitors I have hooked up to my MacBook Pro via a Dell docking station. This is my hardware: ...
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My second screen is being recognized as a TV despite being a proper computer monitor

I'm on an iMac 5K 2017 and I've connected my second screen, an Acer ProDesigner BM320, via a USB-C-to-MiniDP adapter. According to the system information the monitor is being recognized as a TV which ...
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Fonts Choices Can Not be seen at Night

The font choice are on the right side of the screen on Pages. At night I have to click on a font choice for it to be visible. In the day they are easily readable. This just started happening on my ...
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Nightshift keeps turning itself off

No matter how many times I turn on Nightshift, it keeps turning itself off. I only ever use the "custom" time range, not the "by timezone" range. Perhaps there is a bug with this setting, instead of ...
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Does macOS Mojave support NightShift on external monitors?

After upgrading to Mojave, I could have sworn I saw Night Shift kick-in on my external 4K BenQ monitor. But no more. Did I dream that? Or is Mojave supposed to be capable of supporting Night Shift ...
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How to get Night Shift on both external monitors?

I just surprisingly find that only one of my two external monitors gets Night Shift effects. Can anyone tell me how I can make both work with Night Shift? MacBook Pro (15 inch, 2017) macOS 10.14 Both ...
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Disabling hardware acceleration for Night Shift

I'm noticing some artifacts when I watch full-screen videos on macOS with Night Shift enabled, and I suspect they are caused by hardware, because they disappear whenever an overlay appears over a full-...
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Cannot load old Mac Air after trying to enable Night Shift mode

I have an old 13' MacBook Air (2011) with latest OSX High Sierra. I've tried to enable night shift by installing Night-Shift-on-Unsupported-Macs and after that OSX load is stuck at login screen with ...
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Activate Night Shift and Invert Colors simultaneously

It seems like on both iOS and macOS, you must either choose to activate Night Shift or Invert Colors—but not both at the same time. Due to iOS being so restricted, it seems as though (at least ...
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Cannot enable Night Shift on macOS high sierra 10.13.3

Always when i try to turn on night shift nothing changes and i can see following error messages in the logs: ColorSync: ColorSyncProfileCreateWithDisplayID failed to get profile for ...
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Night Shift & Flux not working on MacBook Air 6,2 (early 2014) since macOS 10.13.2

Hope anyone might have an idea how to troubleshoot this problem: Since I updated my MacBook Air 6,2 (early 2014) to macOS 10.13.2 both Night Shift and Flux have completely stopped working. Meaning no ...
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Can't use f.lux or Night Shift. How can I work around this?

I have a mid 2011 Mac Mini running High Sierra. According to the apple help site, that model is incompatible with Night Shift. I have f.lux installed (had it for a couple of years) but it refuses to ...
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how to permanently enable night shift in Mac OSX Sierra?

I'm using Mac OS Sierra on an 11 inch Macbook Air, using an external Acer 24 inch monitor. I would like Night Shift to be always on. In system preferences -> displays -> Acer G236HL -> the Night ...
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How to keep Night Shift™ enabled indefinitely on macOS 10.12.5+? Settings only have "turn on until tomorrow"

I want to keep it turned on until I turn it off, not until some fixed date. How to achieve this? (I know about the option to use f.lux, but I'd prefer to not depend on it now that macOS is so close ...
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Fixing Night Shift incompatibility with external monitors

If you use an external monitor for your Mac of any shape or size and recently updated to macOS Sierra 10.12.4, chances are you've had some trouble with Night Shift. Common issues include: the ...
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Enable or disable Night Shift via Terminal

I'm running an iMac model 14,2 which to my knowledge does not support Night Shift (I have heard it is only supported on late 2013+ models). Well I recently updated macOS 10.12.3 to macOS 10.12.4, and ...
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How do I prevent Night Shift from being disabled when switching on Inverted Colors on macOS?

When Night Shift is turned on on my iPhone and I toggle Inverted Colors on and off, mode Night Shift is still enabled. When I does the same on my Mac Night Shift is disabled. It looks like it is ...
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iOS 9.3 on iPhone 5 (Night Shift option is unavailable) [duplicate]

I recently updated my iPhone 5 to iOS 9.3 and there is a new functionality introduced as "Night shift" option. However it is not available on my iPhone 5 Any thoughts as to why?
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Why doesn't my iPhone 5c support Night Shift?

iOS 9.3 was released yesterday to the public and I have installed it on my iPhone 5c. What I'm wondering is, why is Night Shift not available for my phone? Is it the architecture of the processor, ...
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From a technical standpoint, why can't Night Shift be supported on 32 bit hardware?

As referenced in this comment, Apple doesn't remove features without a significant reason, but other 3rd party apps like f.lux and GammaTool can do colour changes on 32-bit devices just fine. What are ...
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Blue Light reduction for iPod touch?

After speaking with a senior advisor at Apple, I have been informed by them that the Night Shift feature (and other iOS features in the 9.3 upgrade) are not available for Ipod touch 5th generation, ...
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Missing Night Shift after upgrading to 9.3

I don't see Night Shift after upgrading to IOS 9.3. I was using beta 9.3, but deleted the profile after I didn't see Night Shift in Display & Brightness after upgrading Is there something I am ...
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