Windows 10: How to turn on Dark Mode

Deepak Gupta
Deepak Gupta January 5, 2022
Updated 2022/01/05 at 11:44 PM

THE dark theme (or mode) in mobile apps has already become standard for many users. The mode that changes the tone of the background and icons to lighter colors for the eyes has also been adopted recently for websites and even for the Microsoft operating system.

Recommended for people who work long hours in front of a computer or cell phone screen, this mode can reduce eye strain and prevent future vision problems.

If you want to reduce eye strain and avoid eye problems, check out the tutorial simple that Mundo Conectado has prepared, where you will learn how to activate the dark mode on your computer/notebook with Windows 10.

How to turn on dark mode in Windows 10

  • To start, open your start menu, located in the lower left corner.

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  • go to the settings (gear icon).

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  • Then click on customization.

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  • On the personalization page, go to the tab Colors.

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  • On this tab, clicking on the option choose color, you can set between Light, Dark or Custom defaults. When selecting the mode dark or light, you will see that the entire appearance of the menu, folders and applications has changed. If you choose the theme custom, you can set separately whether you want only dark menu bar and application/folder color.

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  • On this same page, you can also define the color of the highlights, that is, the tone of the letters and graphic icons of your Windows 10. See the example below:

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It is noteworthy that the apps that will change their default colors are: Alarms and Clock, Calculator, Calendar, Mail, Microsoft Store, Sticky Notes, 3D Viewer, Video Editor, Windows Security and other installed apps such as Google Chrome.

If you enjoyed today’s tutorial, also see how to access mobile folders and files on your computer.


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