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How to enable dark mode on Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams includes a dark mode option if you like to use apps with this color scheme, and here's how to enable it.

Microsoft Teams with dark mode enabled

Although, on Windows 10, many apps have the ability to match the system color scheme, when enable the dark mode, Microsoft Teams won’t switch to the color scheme automatically.

The reason is that you need to enable dark mode on Teams manually using the app settings.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to switch from the light to dark theme on Microsoft Teams on Windows 10.

How to enable dark mode on Microsoft Teams

To enable dark mode on Teams, use these steps:

  1. Open Microsoft Teams.

  2. Click on your account icon to open the main menu.

  3. Select the Settings option.

    Microsoft Teams main menu
    Microsoft Teams main menu
  4. Click on General.

  5. Under the “Theme” section, select the Dark option.

    Microsoft Teams dark mode
    Microsoft Teams dark mode

Once you complete the steps, Microsoft Teams will switch to dark color scheme. In the same page, you can also select the “High contrast” option if you need to use that color scheme.

We’re focusing this guide on Windows 10, but you can switch to the light or dark theme on Teams in other platforms, including macOS and Linux.