How to make Google Docs Dark Mode

Dark mode or night mode makes Google Docs more comfortable and easy to work on the document without getting strain on your eyes. You can use dark mode in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides both in the mobile app and on the desktop.

In the mobile app, whether it is an Android or iPhone steps are the same.

Read: Enable Dark Mode in Windows 10 PC

How to change Google Docs to dark mode

This method will work in both Android and iPhone app version

Open Google Docs app on your Android app

On the top left-click the “Menu” icon

Click on “Settings”

Open Google Docs app settings for dark mode

Choose theme to Dark

Choose Dark theme

Now all the documents in Google Docs will get opened into dark mode from light mode.

Google Docs dark mode got enable in android

Google Docs dark mode Chrome

In Chrome, Google Docs can be turned ON into dark mode by using two different ways.

Change Chrome Experiments

With this simple tweak, it is easy to enable dark mode in Chrome. This will enable all the websites to work in dark mode or night mode. So whatever sites you visit will open in dark theme.

Open Google Chrome on your desktop

Type chrome://flags/#enable-force-dark in the URL address bar of Chrome Browser.

Under the “Auto Dark Mode for Web contents” change Default to “Enabled”.

Google Docs dark mode Chrome

Relaunch the browser to successfully see web contents in dark mode. Open Docs and you will see the Google Docs black background with white fonts on your.

Use Chrome Add-ons

Use the “Google Docs Dark Mode” extension in the Chrome browser to enable night mode for working on the documents.

Download the extension from Chrome Web Store.

Google Docs dark mode Chrome extension

Once you add the extension in Chrome, open Google Docs normally on your PC

Google Docs dark mode Chrome browser

Now all the Google Docs documents open in dark mode, and you can easily switch from light to dark mode.

Google Docs dark mode Firefox

In Firefox you can not only use the dark mode in Google Docs but also use it on other websites also.

Open Firefox browser on your PC

Open “Menu” options and click on “Settings”

Google Docs dark mode Firefox settings

Click on “Extensions & themes” and search for Dark Reader. Add it to the Firefox browser.

Google Docs dark mode Firefox

Once the Dark Reader install, open Google Docs normally in Firefox with the black background and white fonts.

Turn ON Google docs dark mode in firefox

You can also adjust the brightness and contrast with the extension.

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