Microsoft Edge with dark theme enabled

How to enable Microsoft Edge dark theme on Windows 10

Switching to the dark theme on Microsoft Edge.

Microsoft Edge uses its default light theme, but you can switch to the dark theme if you prefer this look and feel on Windows 10.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to enable the dark theme in the default web browser for Windows 10.

How to enable dark theme on Microsoft Edge

To switch from the light to dark theme on Microsoft Edge, use the following steps:

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.

  2. Click the Settings and more (gear) button in top right.

  3. Select the Settings option.

  4. Click on General.

    Info: The General page is available starting with Windows 10 version 1809. If you’re running an older version, the theme settings are in the main page.
  5. Under “Customize,” use the Choose a theme drop-down menu and select the Dark option.

    Microsoft Edge settings
    Microsoft Edge settings

After completing the steps, Microsoft Edge will switch to its dark theme.

About the author

Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 14 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and Email him at [email protected].