How to Enable Dark Theme for Firefox – Official Way

Firefox dark theme is this what you want? The following article has detailed instructions on how to enable the dark theme for the Firefox browser.

Firefox is one of favorite modern browser available on the internet. The majority of the users love to surf the web using the same browser. As an open source project, Firefox never left behind in the race of best browsers. The team of the developer behind the Firefox tried to put all the feature which an ideal browser must have.

Nowadays dark mode or dark theme is popular, the users expecting dark theme for every service, application or a program they visit frequently and so do in the case Firefox.

Mostly dark themes are popular among users who spent most of the time staring at the laptops or computer in the night time. Dark modes with black themes reflect less bright light in comparison to light themes at night.

Starting with Firefox 57, the company has introduced lots of useful features that come preinstalled when you install the Firefox browser. One highlighted feature out of them is the dark theme for Firefox or Firefox black theme which in my opinion is outrageous, and you will love to try it.

Enable Firefox Dark Theme

With default settings, the Firefox browser comes with the light theme. And if you’re using Windows 10 on your machine, then the browser pick the colors from color accent option if enabled under Personalization settings in the Settings app.

Related ReadingHow to Enable Chrome Dark Mode in Windows 10

However, the Firefox also offers you, dark theme that brings you the feel of Microsoft Edge dark theme. In case, you want to try the Firefox black theme, then here is what you need to do:

1. Click on the ‘Menu icon‘ available on the top left side of the browser.

2. In the menu click on the ‘Customize.’

firefox customize option

3. Here, head over to the ‘bottom,’ at the bar you will find ‘Theme‘ drop-down. Just click on it and select ‘Dark’.

enable dark theme for firefox

Keep in mind, if you select Default, it will respect your system settings. It means, if you’ve enabled dark mode in Windows 10, then the browser will use the dark theme.

Isn’t it simple? Yes, it is! You can also click on the Manage button, where you can manage themes. After you enable Firefox’s dark theme. Here’s how it looks like:

how to enable firefox dark theme

You can check the following video tutorial for a clear idea:

Disable Firefox Dark Theme

Disabling the dark theme for Firefox means that you want to enable the Firefox light theme. You can also do that just by following the same steps. You just need to select Light or default in Themes drop-down.

Note: There is a slight difference in the Firefox Light Theme and Firefox Default Theme. So it is upto you whether you want to enable the default theme or the light theme.

Firefox Themes Suggestions

In Theme drop-down, there’s an option called Get more themes, clicking on it will take you to Firefox store theme page. You can select the one which you find cool.

firefox get more themes

It is a good idea and nice move by the Mozilla to include the dark theme in Firefox. The dark mode feature of the Firefox browser was the most awaited feature, and finally, fans can enjoy it.

You might love to read about a blog post on How to Enable Dark Theme for Firefox About Pages

3 Replies to “How to Enable Dark Theme for Firefox – Official Way”

    1. Firefox doesn’t seem to have dark content on all websites yet (e.g., unlike Chromium which has a setting in ://flags to force dark content everywhere (also new Edge). I believe in a Firefox themes discussion I read from a Firefox developer that this feature is in the works, needs some tweaking, is not the highest priority, and would be landing early 2020, but got the feeling late 2020 was more likely.

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