Want to enable Windows 10 file explorer dark theme? You can do that. Here in this article, you will find out the step by step guide on how to do that.
Windows 10 comes with the white color light theme when users try to use it for the first time after installation. But in case, you’re not a great fan of a light theme, then Windows 10 OS comes with a dark mode which users can enable just by navigating to Settings apps -> Personalization -> Colors -> Choose your mode (on the right panel).
When the Dark mode is enabled; the effect of the dark mode is only limited to preinstalled apps like Windows Store, Calendar, Mail, and other Universal Windows Platform applications. That means dark mode will have no effect on the Windows 10 File Explorer.
There are lots of users who want to enable Windows 10 file explorer dark theme so that to change the overall look of User Interface.
Previously there was no option to Enable Windows 10 dark explorer, but starting with Windows 10 Fall Creators update users can enjoy Windows 10 dark theme File Explorer. Microsoft has added a new feature with name Color Filters which is available in the Ease of Access settings in the Windows 10 Settings app.
How to Enable Windows 10 File Explorer Dark Theme
Windows 10 Color Filter feature comes with numerous filters out of which you can use one to enable windows 10 explorer dark theme. Here is what you need to do:
1. Open the Settings application in Windows 10. For that just Press WIN + I key combo.
2. Click Ease of Access Settings and then click on the Color Filters listed under Ease of Access vision. On the right side enable “Turn on color filters” feature.
Alternatively, you can WIN + CTRL + C keyword combinations to enable the same feature quickly.
3. Under “Choose a filter” use the drop down and choose “Invert or Greyscale Inverted” filter to enjoy Windows 10 file explorer dark mode.
Note: It is highly recommended to choose filter named as Greyscale Inverted if you really want to enjoy a dark file explorer in Windows 10.
Here is the File Explorer will look when you enable Greyscale Inverted filter in Windows 10.
Must read: The color filters option is available in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. In case, you’re still using Creators Update or Anniversary Update of Windows 10, then you will not see these settings.
That’s it, friend.
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