Search Tools Links Login

How To Enable Dark Mode On Your Browser

Are your eyes getting tired from staring at a bright screen? You're not alone! Many people find it easier on their eyes to use dark mode, a feature that darkens the colors on your screen. Not only can it reduce eye strain, but it can also save battery life on your devices. Let's walk through how to enable dark mode on some of the most popular web browsers.

What is Dark Mode?

Dark mode changes the background of your screen to a dark color and the text to a lighter color. This contrast can make it easier to read, especially in low-light environments.

How to Enable Dark Mode on Different Browsers

Google Chrome

  1. Open Chrome: Start by opening the Google Chrome browser on your computer.
  2. Go to Settings: Click on the three dots in the top right corner of the window to open the menu, then select "Settings."
  3. Appearance: Scroll down until you find the "Appearance" section.
  4. Themes: Click on "Themes" and it will take you to the Chrome Web Store.
  5. Select a Dark Theme: In the Web Store, you can find various dark themes. Choose one you like and click "Add to Chrome."

Alternatively, you can enable dark mode for websites through Chrome's built-in settings:

  1. Open Settings: Go to the Chrome menu (three dots) and select "Settings."
  2. Advanced: Scroll down and click on "Advanced."
  3. Accessibility: Find the "Accessibility" section and toggle on "Force Dark Mode for Web Contents."

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Firefox: Launch the Firefox browser.
  2. Open Menu: Click on the three horizontal lines (hamburger menu) in the upper right corner and select "Add-ons and Themes."
  3. Themes: Go to the "Themes" section.
  4. Enable Dark Theme: Find the "Dark" theme and click "Enable."

Microsoft Edge

  1. Open Edge: Start Microsoft Edge on your computer.
  2. Settings: Click on the three dots in the upper right corner to open the menu, then select "Settings."
  3. Appearance: In the settings menu, click on "Appearance."
  4. Theme: Under the "Customize browser" section, choose "Dark" from the "Theme" dropdown menu.

Safari (Mac Only)

  1. Open System Preferences: Click on the Apple logo in the top left corner of your screen and select "System Preferences."
  2. General: Click on "General" in the preferences menu.
  3. Appearance: In the "Appearance" section, select "Dark."


  1. Open Opera: Launch the Opera browser.
  2. Easy Setup: Click on the Easy Setup button on the top right corner.
  3. Theme: Under the "Themes" section, select "Dark."

In Summary...

Enabling dark mode is a simple way to make your browsing experience more comfortable, especially in low-light conditions. Whether you're using Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari, or Opera, turning on dark mode can be done in just a few steps. Give it a try and see how much easier it is on your eyes!

If you have any questions or need further assistance, feel free to leave a comment below.

About this post

Posted: 2024-06-08
By: dwirch
Viewed: 32 times





No attachments for this post

Loading Comments ...


No comments have been added for this post.

You must be logged in to make a comment.