Want to enable Google Chrome dark theme? It possible now and in this blog post you will learn how to enable it.
Last year, the company introduced lots of new features in the Chrome browser, but the Chrome dark mode was still in the waiting list.
Chrome dark theme is already coming to MacOS Mojave in the upcoming update, the news was confirmed by the company back in September.
Fortunately, the good news is coming for the Windows 10 users waiting for the Chrome dark theme. According to the bug report, which was discovered by Techdows, a few days ago, it seems like dark theme support is already landed in Chrome Canary.
To enjoy Chrome dark mode, users need to take help of the command-line flag. Here’s what you need to do:
Download and install the latest version of Chrome (Canary build) using this link.
Next, you need to right click on the Chrome Canary icon available on the desktop. From the context menu, you need to select Properties.
Here in the Chrome Canary Properties, you need to switch to Shortcut.
Next head over to ‘Target Field’, just after the chrome.exe, you need to
Relaunch Chrome Canary. This time you will notice that hidden dark theme in Chrome is enabled. You can check the following screenshot to get
4. Run Chrome to see appear dark in the UI, check screenshots below of how Chrome’s menu, Settings and download pages look with dark mode enabled for the first time.
At any point if you want to use the normal default theme, then you need to remove the command-line flag about which we discussed in above lines.
Note – Also keep in mind that Chrome Dark theme is under development so you might not find what you’re expecting from Google. It is possible that the final version of the Chrome dark mode looks different from the one which is available at the moment.
What are your thoughts about Google Chrome dark theme? Are you the one waiting for this update desparately? Or you’re satisfied with current browser? Whatever is in your mind, feel free to share in the comments.