How to Switch To Dark Mode in Windows 10

Today, we are going to show you how to switch to dark mode in Windows 10 without using any third-party software. This is a built-in feature of your Windows 10 operating system. Anyone with an updated version of Windows 10 can have this feature turned on very easily.

Before going towards the tutorial, let us have a short introduction about the dark mode feature. Starting with Windows 10 build 1809 you can enable Dark mode for File Explorer and similar things in the interface. Dark themes are becoming more popular as they are eye-catching and look beautiful.

It’s been really useful for those who operate their pc or laptop in a dark environment. By enabling the dark mode you don’t have to look at those eye irritating white backgrounds any more at least when you are on your system interface. It literally saves your eyes and helpful when it comes to workflow or productivity.


Let start the tutorial.

Enable Dark Mode in Windows 10

  1. First of all, go to settings

  2. Then go to personalization.

  3. Navigate to the Colors tab. Scroll down to the end and you will see the Dark option under the default app mode section.

  4. Select the Dark option and it’s done!

Read: How to Enable the Secret Ultimate Performance Mode in Windows 10

By enabling Windows 10 dark mode or night mode windows will apply a black background to the settings, search box, right-click menu, and file explorer, even it supports third party programs such as Chrome or Firefox.

But for the browsers, the dark mode only changes the search bar color. The website’s background will remain white. If you want to change the browser background color, then there is a similar dark mode feature available in chrome or Firefox. By doing that, you can browse any website with a darker background if you are a dark theme lover.

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