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How to enable dark mode on Slack

Slack app includes a dark mode option if you like to use the app with a dark color scheme, and here's how to enable it.

Slack app in dark mode

Although the Slack app for Windows 10 can switch to the dark mode automatically when you change the system color mode, sometimes, you may want to enable the dark mode on Slack manually.

If you prefer to use the dark mode instead of the light color scheme, you can change the settings from the Slack preferences, which it also includes the ability to customize the experience with different colors.

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

How to enable dark mode on Slack

To enable dark mode on Slack, use these steps:

  1. Open Slack.

  2. Click your profile menu from the top-left corner.

  3. Click the Preferences option.

    Slack main menu
    Slack main menu
  4. Click on Themes.

  5. Clear the Sync with OS setting option.

  6. Select the Dark option to enable the mode.

    Slack dark mode on Windows 10
    Slack dark mode on Windows 10

Once you complete the steps, Slack will switch to the dark color scheme.

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

Microsoft Teams also includes a dark mode option, and these are the steps to complete this task.