How to Invert Colors on Chromebook

How to invert colors on Chromebook_

How do you invert colors on Chromebook? If you are just getting started with your new Chromebook, you might be wondering how this process is done.

Just to let you know, the process is straightforward. In this post, we have put together some pretty easy methods along with easy steps that you can follow to invert colors on your new device. Read on to find out.

Before going any further, it’s worth mentioning that inverting colors in Chromebook helps save your eyes from damage. Over-exposing yourself to bright screen lights has been associated with a number of eye problems. In this post, we will discuss how to invert colors o a Chromebook using the step process as well as via a quick keyboard shortcut.


Turn on inverted colors on Chromebook

Here is how to turn on inverted colors on Chromebook:

Step 1: On your screen, ensure that all windows are closed.

Ensure that all windows are closed

Step 2: On your main desktop window, select the Options menu situated at the right corner of your screen.

Select the Options menu situated at the right corner of your screen

Step 3: On the current menu that appears, click on the Settings This will give you access to most of the system configuration options on Chromebook.

Step 4: On the settings screen, click on Advanced option on the left side of the screen. Alternatively, navigate to the bottom of the Setting Window and locate Advanced Options.

On the settings screen, click on Advanced option

Step 5: On the left of the Advanced Menu, click on Accessibility.

Step 6: Click on Manage Accessibility Features.

Click on Manage Accessibility Features

Step 7: On the Accessibility Window, scroll down to the Display

Scroll down to the Display section

Step 8: Click on Use high Contrast Mode and toggle Invert Screen Colors to turn it ON.

Toggle Invert Screen Colors to turn it ON

Just like that and you have successfully turned on inverted colors option on your Chromebook.


Turn off inverted colors

If you no longer wish to use the inverted color feature on your Chromebook, you can simply disable the feature by using these steps:

Step 1: On your screen, ensure that all windows are closed.

Step 2: On your main desktop window, select the Options menu situated at the right corner of your screen.

Select the Options menu situated

Step 3: On the current menu that appears, click on the Settings

Step 4: On the settings screen, click on Advanced situated on the left side of the screen. (Alternatively, navigate to the bottom of the Setting Window and locate Advanced Options).

Setting Window and locate Advanced Options

Step 5: On the left of the Advanced Menu, click on Accessibility.

Step 6: Click on Manage Accessibility Features.

Manage Accessibility Features

Step 7: On the Accessibility Window, scroll down to the Display

Step 8: Click on Use high Contrast Mode and toggle Invert Screen Colors to turn it OFF.

Invert Screen Colors


Invert colors on Chromebook via keyboard shortcut

Through your keyboard, you can invert your display colors without necessarily navigating through the Settings. To turn the high contrast mode on and off simply do this:

Invert colors on Chromebook via keyboard shortcut

Step 1: On your screen, ensure that all windows are closed.

Step 2: Press the Ctrl+Search+H keys simultaneously on your keyboard. (This will toggle the invert colors mode).

Step 3: When the prompt pops up, click on the Continue

Pro Tip! When high contrast mode is activated on your Chromebook, screenshots will not be captured in high contrast mode. Instead, they will be captured in normal color contrast mode.


Benefits of using colour invert on Chromebook

  • Reduced eye strain.
  • Reduced fatigue.
  • Ease in reading books and text.
  • Browse with alternating background colors.
  • Easy read fine print.
  • Distinguish between buttons, text and other objects on the screen.

Chromebook’s high contrast mode is good and more advantageous to people who are visually impaired and who want to have a reduced screen glare. However, there are alternatives suitable for people who may not want to use the high contrast mode. These alternatives include Dark Mode, Screen Magnifying, Screen cuts or enlargement, Mouse Cursor Highlight And Screen Resolution Change.

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