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How to Set Dark Theme in Windows 10

Dark theme or Dark mode is mostly used for reading purpose at night or in low light so that the screen light does not affect your eyes. So in Windows, there is an option to change Windows 10 theme into dark mode. By default, it is set to Light theme. You can change it into a dark theme. You can also change Windows 10 style for a particular app into dark mode.

Enable Dark Theme in Windows 10 Settings

First, you need to Open Settings by either using shortcut Windows + I or Click Windows logo and choose Settings

Click Personalization icon

On the left hand side Select Colors

Scroll down Choose default app mode to Dark

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Turn on Dark Theme for both Settings and apps

Most of you facing problem to not able to enable dark theme because having an old version of Windows 10 then you can go for either High Contrast Settings or Update Windows 10 to use reader mode. High Contrast also works like Windows dark theme not only in Settings but also Apps.

High Contrast mode in Windows 10

First, you need to Open Settings by either using shortcut Windows + I or Click Windows logo and choose Settings

Click Personalization icon

On the left hand side Select Colors

Right hand side you will see High Contrast Settings under Related Settings

Open High Contrast Settings > Turn On high contrast

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In most of the cases dark theme in file explorer not working in Windows 10. By enabling this High Contrast Mode Settings, File Explorer also will be set as a dark mode.

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How to Enable Dark mode for Microsoft Office

You can also set up Microsoft Office in dark mode. Follow below steps

Open Word, Excel which you want to enable dark

Click File on top right corner then, Go to Options

Open General Tab > Color Scheme > Select  Black

Press Ok to save your Settings.

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