Windows 10 screen went from color to black and white: How To Fix

Many times we press accidentally some Windows shortcuts which result in a change of something, we didn’t expect. And the situation becomes worse when we don’t know how to fix that. From such shortcuts, one is there to turn the Windows screen from color to black and white. If you accidentally have turned your windows from color to greyscale mode then don’t worry, here is the tutorial on how to fix this issue and what causes it.

Windows 10 black and white screen


How to make screen black and white in Windows 10

Before diving into the solution to fix the black and white to color again in Windows 10; let me tell you it is not a problem basically it is a feature of Windows 10.  And to access, the black and white screen setting in Windows 10 follow the below steps.

  1. Type ‘Settings‘ in the Windows 10 search box.
  2. Now select and open it.
  3. From the Settings options, scroll down and select the ‘Ease of Access’ settings.Windows 10 black and white screen settings
  4. Under the Ease of Access settings, from the left side of the pan select the Color and High Contrast option.Windows 10 color and high contrast settings
  5. Now from the Color and high contrast’s Colour filter settings slide the toggle button of the Apply colour filter option to enable or disable greyscale or black and white mode in Windows 10 black and white colour filters
  6. You can also choose the type of filter modes such as GreyScale, Invert, Greyscale inverted, Deuteranopia, Protanopia and Tritanopia.  In this way, you can make your Windows 10 black and white or from black and white to color again.                                     Choose color filter in windows 10


Windows 10 black and white shortcut or Hotkey

If you don’t want to play with the different color filters and just need to make the Windows 10 black and white to color or vice versa then you can directly use a shortcut key from your keyboard. For the shortcut press Windows + CTRL + C simultaneously to activate the greyscale color filter and also the same to disable it.  Moreover, this is also the same shortcut that you pressed accidentally and your Windows 10 screen changed into black and white. Hopefully, this tutorial helped you and now you know it is not a problem but a feature.