How to Fix If Brightness Slider Missing on Windows 11 and 10

If you are using Windows 11 or 10, then you might be facing an issue with the Brightness Slider. Many users have reported about it that the Brightness Slider is missing on their Windows. We all know that the Brightness Slider is very helpful for us as we can directly customize the brightness according to our needs without using the keys. The Brightness Slider saves us time as we have to repeatedly press the keys to adjust the Brightness.

Therefore, we are here with the guide to fix the Brightness Slider that is missing on Windows 11. So, read the full article to know more about the methods by which you will fix it, and what is the reason for this issue.

How to Fix If Brightness Slider Missing on Windows 11

Why is Brightness Slider Not Working on Windows 11?

There are many reasons why the Brightness Slider might be missing on Windows 11. So, we are here with the most common reasons the users have faced. Check out the reasons below.

  • Third-Party Applications Issues
  • Software Bugs
  • Corrupted Monitor Drivers
  • Disabled Monitor Drivers
  • Outdated Drivers

How to Fix If Brightness Slider Not Working on Windows 11?

We are with the fix of the issue. So, we will list the methods through which you can try resolving the issue. As we have already listed the reasons through which the issue might be occurring. So, we will also suggest you analyze the reasons first and then follow the methods given below. Therefore, check out the methods below.

Restart The PC

We will suggest you restart your PC so that if there is any issue caused due to the system files which are not loaded correctly will be fixed. Also, by doing this, you will be able to solve other problems too which are caused due to the not correctly loaded system files at the startup.

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Uninstall TeamViewer App

In case, if you have installed the TeamViewer Application on your PC, then uninstall it. The TeamViewer App is causing conflicts with the memory driver due to which you are not able to find the Brightness Slider. So, follow the steps which are given below to uninstall the TeamViewer app.

  • Press Windows + I Key
  • Now, click on the Apps options
  • After it, select the Apps & Feature option

  • Now, you will see the app that is installed on your PC

  • So, scroll down and look for the TeamViewer app
  • Click on the three dots and select Uninstall button

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So, after doing this, check whether the Brightness Slider issue has been fixed or not.

Check Group Policy Settings

Windows comes with a setting of Disable The Display Control Panel due to which the Brightness Slider might be missing on your PC. So, we will suggest checking whether the settings are correct or not. Follow the steps which are given below to check the settings.

  • Press Windows + R Key
  • Type “gpedit.msc” in the Run
  • Now, it will open the Group Policy Settings
  • Click on User Configuration
  • Now, go to Administrative Templates
  • You will see the Display folder, open it
  • Double Click on the “Disable the Display Control Panel”
  • Choose Disabled and Click on the Apply Button
  • Now, click on OK Button
  • Check whether the issue has been solved or not

Check Monitor Settings

We will also suggest you check whether the Monitor is enabled on your PC or not. So, follow the which are given below to check the settings.

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  • Open Start Menu
  • Search “Device Manager”
  • Now, click on the best relevant result
  • After it, go to the Monitors tab and expand it
  • Right-click on it and select the Properties option

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  • Go to Driver Option, and scroll down whether there is the option of Enable Device

  • If it is available then click on it, and if it is not there then the issue might be due to some other reasons
  • So, after enabling the device, click on the OK button to apply the changes

Update The Monitor Driver

If the issue is still persisting then there might be the possibility that you are using the outdated monitor driver. So, follow the steps which are given below to update the monitor driver.

  • Press Windows Key to Open Start Menu
  • Type “Device Manager” in the Search Bar
  • Now, click on the best relevant result
  • After it, go to the Monitors tab and expand it
  • Now, you will see the driver, right-click on it
  • You will see the option of “Update Driver”

  • Click on it and update the monitor driver

Now, again check whether the Brightness Slider issue has been fixed or not.

Conclusion

So, in this guide, we have explained the methods through which you will be able to resolve the issue. Along with it, we have also mentioned the reasons through which it might be occurring. So, follow all the methods correctly. And, if you have fixed the same issue through any other methods then do share it with us in the comment section below.

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