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How to Enable Dark Mode on Windows 10 Computers



Windows 10 Dark Mode

For the past two years, the dark mode has become a popular feature that every user is looking for. The simple feature changes the app window from the usual light color to dark color. The feature is available for a wide array of apps and systems. Among them, Windows 10 is one of the most used platforms which officially has dark mode support. If you’re a regular user of Windows desktops or laptops, you can enable dark mode to reduce eye strains at night times.

If you’re are wondering how to enable dark mode on your Windows 10 machine, here is the guide to show you the step-by-step procedure.

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How to Enable Windows 10 Dark Mode

Step 1: Launch your Windows 10 PC or laptop and press the Windows Key.

Step 2: Press the Settings icon located above the Power icon.

Enable Dark Mode on Windows 10

Step 3: Select the Personalization section.

Enable Dark Mode on Windows 10

Step 4: On the left-side menu panel, select the section which labelled as Colors.

Enable Dark Mode on Windows 10

Step 5: Click the drop-down icon located below the Choose your color section.

Step 6: Select Dark.

Enable Dark Mode on Windows 10

Enabling Dark Mode for Windows Apps

If you want to enable dark mode for Windows apps alone, head to Settings -> Personalization -> Colors -> Choose your Colour -> Custom.

Select the Dark option located below the Choose your default app mode section.

Enable Dark Mode on Windows 10

It will change the background of all Windows apps except MS Office apps (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint), Microsoft Edge, and a few more. On those apps, you need to visit the built-in settings for a dark theme. You can also configure those apps to use the system theme as the default theme.

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