Google Chrome: how to enjoy the beautiful dark theme on Windows

ByAdeline Belluz 2019-05-17 2176

On Windows, you can enjoy the dark theme on Google Chrome. The interface becomes more pleasant to use and less agonizing eyes. Here is a little tutorial to learn how to activate this mode night thanks to the color settings on Windows 10.

dark mode on Google Chrome

Google Chrome, version 74, has hosted a dark theme on Windows 10. It is thus possible   is already possible to enjoy on at least three different pages:

● new tab (Ctrl + T)

● history (Ctrl + H)

● downloads (Ctrl + J)

The drop-down list that appears when you click on the three-dot icon is also blackened, as are the tabs at the top of the page, the URL field, and the favorites bar.

Here's how to activate the sleek dark theme of on your Windows computer.

Check for updates

We were able to verify that the following method works on the 1803 and 1809 versions of Windows 10.

Another thing: to enable dark mode on Google Chrome, you must make sure that it is up to date. To do this, click on the three-dot menu at the top right of your screen, and then click Help> About Google Chrome . Thanks to this, you will be able to see if the last version of the browser is running on your computer. You will need at least version 74.x

Google Chrome

Enable dark mode on Google Chrome

Once all of these prerequisites are met, there are only a few simple steps left to enable dark mode on Google Chrome. First, go to the color settings of Windows 10. Typing "Colors" in the Start menu should be enough to give you access.

Typing Colors in the Start menu

Then scroll down to the category   To choose   your default application mode . Two options are available: Light or Dark. By selecting the second choice, you'll be able to see Google Chrome immediately switch from classic to dark.

Do not hesitate to consult the various themes made available by Google in the Chrome Web StoreOne of them is very similar to the dark theme. Finally, note that on Android, a night mode is also in preparationshould even darken the interface of the sites consulted.


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