If you are looking to protect your eyes late at night you can use the free and Open-Source Turn Off the Lights Browser extension. That is available for all major web browsers, that include Google Chrome, Safari, Opera, Firefox, Yandex, Vivaldi, Brave, Yandex, and Microsoft Edge.

Night eye protection enabled with the Turn Off the Lights browser extension
Night Eye Protection with the free Turn Off the Lights browser extension

When you install the browser extension in your favorite web browser you will see a new button in your toolbar. And is the gray lamp button, with this button you can dim the current web page. And if there is a video player available on that web page, it will bring this video player on top of the dark layer.
However, you can also customize the Turn Off the Lights browser extension that it dim on all the open tabs. And keep the dark layer enabled when you click on a hyperlink or select a text. To get this feature enabled, follow the steps here below to enable the night eye protection (such as the Google News website):

  1. Install the Turn Off the Lights Browser extension
    • For Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Microsoft Edge
      1. Click right on the gray lamp button
      2. And select the menu item Options
    • For Safari
      1. Open the “Turn Off the Lights for Safari” app from the Launchpad or from the Application folder
      2. And click below in this window on the button Options
  2. When the options page is open, click on the tab Advanced Options
  3. And scroll down until you see the Browser button Action. Here you can choose the different kind of action your Turn Off the Lights browser extension must do when you click on the gray lamp button.

The night eye protection for your web browser FAQ

What web browsers do you support?

The Turn Off the Lights supports all major web browsers. That includes Google Chrome, Safari, Opera, Firefox, Yandex, Vivaldi, Brave, Yandex, and Microsoft Edge.

Is it a FREE browser extension that I can use?

Yes, the Turn Off the Lights if 100% FREE and Open-Source browser extension. There is no monthly subscription needed. We believe this tool must be available for everyone from children, students, teachers, video lover users, and users with a bad vision that want to protect his eyes.

Can I customize the Night Theme to my personal feel and look?

Yes, in the Turn Off the Lights Options page in the Night Mode tab you can change the dark theme look to your personal style. You can change the background, text, and hyperlinks colors. Furthermore, you can enable other advanced options to enable the Night Mode with a switch or with a long press on the current web page.

Do you have this also available for Mobile?

Yes, the Turn Off the Lights is also available for the mobile operating systems such as iOS and Android. You can download the FREE Turn Off the Lights for Mobile from the App Store and Google Play Store.


Do you found technical, factual and grammatical errors on the Turn Off the Lights website?
You can report a technical problem using the Turn Off the Lights online technical error feedback form.




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