Switch to Windows 10 dark mode in seconds with our guide

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Switching to dark mode

Step 1: Go to Settings. You can either type it into the Windows search bar, or click the gear icon in the Start menu.

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Step 2: Head to Personalization, which features an icon of a paintbrush over a computer monitor.

Step 3: When the window opens, click Colors in the lift-hand sidebar.

Step 4: Scroll to the bottom of the first section and look for an option that says, “Choose your app mode.” Here, you will have two options: Light and Dark. Check the bubble beside Dark.

Dark Mode Settings

Step 5: That’s it! Your windows should now be black, though, your background image will remain largely the same.

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