These days, lots of developers like to use dark mode. And it's no surprise, as activating dark mode reduces eye strain and leads to better eye health. It also helps both machines and humans perform better overall.
In this article, I will show you how to turn on the dark theme on your Google Chrome app, on both Windows machines and Android phones. We'll also learn how to turn on dark theme for Google with some Chrome extensions.
It doesn’t end there – you will also be able to run your Windows apps in dark mode after reading this article.
How to Turn on Dark Mode for Google on Windows 10
Step 1: To turn on dark theme for Google on your Windows 10 PC, click on Start, or press the
WIN (Windows) key.
Step 2: Click on Settings
Step 3: Click on Personalization
Step 4: Select Colors from the menu tab
Step 5: And finally, under “Choose your default app mode”, choose dark.
The settings app itself will change to dark mode, meaning all the apps on your machine are now running on dark mode.
To confirm that Google is now running on dark mode, open up the Chrome app and search anything on Google:
Other parts of Chrome will run on dark theme, too:
How to Turn on Dark Mode for Google With a Chrome Extension
To turn on dark theme for Google with a Chrome extension, download and activate the Just Black chrome extension from the Chrome Web Store.
The extension was built by the Chrome team, so it's safe to install and use.
How to Turn on Dark Mode for Google on Android Phones
Step 1: To turn on dark mode for Google on an Android phone, open your chrome app and click on the three dots in the top right corner.
Step 2: Tap settings
Step 3: Select theme
Step 4: Finally, choose dark
Your Chrome mobile app should be in dark mode, including the Google search page:
In this article, you learned how to turn on dark mode for Google on Windows machines and Android phones.
You also learned how to do the same with a chrome extension.
There are several other extensions that give you dark mode on Chrome, so feel free to check them out on the Chrome Web Store.
Thank you for reading, and have a nice time.