How to Set Different Brightness for Different Apps on Android


When it comes to a mobile platform that has loads of free apps, games, eBooks, etc. Android comes first to the mind and all thanks for Google Play Store that has everything that a user is in need of. Those, who use mobile all over the day, know how much painful it is to have a mobile with high brightness. Sometimes, we need high brightness for a particular app, and sometimes we don’t. Therefore, to help you in such situations, you need to use a tool called Brightness Control that assists users to set different brightness for different apps on Android.

Let’s assume that you are writing an email, which can work in low brightness. But, movie players do not work good having a low brightness. There are many people, who do not want to use the same brightness level for all apps available on their mobile. Instead of opening the status bar and changing the brightness after opening each app, you can simply opt for Brightness Control that will allow you to set different brightness based on the app.

How to Set Different Brightness for Different Apps on Android

Like said before, this is very easy and not much time consuming when you have Brightness Control app on your mobile. Talking about the availability, it works or available on Android 5.0 and later versions. This is a completely free and very easy to use tool for Android users.


To get started with this tool, at first, install it from Google Play Store. After installing it, you need to grant System Write Permission on Android 6+ and Package Usage Permission on Android 5+. Otherwise, it won’t be working at all since it will not be able to overwrite the system for changing brightness automatically.

After granting all the permissions, you can find a screen something like this,

How to Set Different Brightness for Different Apps on Android

Now, you can choose any app that you want to change the brightness for. For example, you want to change the brightness of any mail app or music player or video player. For that, just tap on that and set a brightness using the popup bar.

How to Set Different Brightness for Different Apps on Android

That’s all! However, the problem is if you have set a certain brightness level for a music player app, the brightness will be changed when you open the app. However, your system will keep that brightness even after closing it. It will keep that brightness until you open another app having another brightness level. However, this problem can be solved. Do to so, tap on three dotted buttons visible on the top-right corner and go to Preferences. Following that, enable the option called Use Manual Brightness and set brightness.

This level would be set when you are on the home screen or open any other app that you haven’t set any brightness for.

Hope this simple app would be helpful for you.

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