How to turn on dark mode in Google Chrome

Give Chrome the new Dark Mode look

How to turn on dark mode in Google Chrome


  • Google Chrome released dark mode for desktop and mobile devices
  • Google Chrome dark mode activating processor is different for each operating system.

Chrome has been testing dark mode feature for a while and begin rolling them out. Google Chrome dark mode for desktop and mobile devices. But activating it isn’t easy as you might think. Because there’s still no control button to turn on dark mode across all your devices. You’ll have to use a different method for each operating system to enable it.

Today we knew that the biggest problem is battery problems on mobile devices, and we do every possible things to increase it. And the dark mode is the biggest update for increase battery life. In 2018, we all know Google itself confirmed that apps with darker interfaces use much less battery than their bright, white mode.

That’s why we’ve put all the steps together in this post, we will explain how to enable dark mode in Chrome for Windows, macOS, iPhone, iPad or Android. We teach you how to use ‘force’ dark mode on websites that don’t officially support it in Chrome.



Enable dark mode for Chrome on Android

1. The dark mode is still these features in test mode in Chrome for Android, so don’t be afraid if you see something strange in design. To activate it, enter chrome://flags in the browser’s address bar.

2. After updating the browser to its latest version. Tap the ‘Search flags’ box. When Flags opens, search for “dark mode” and you’ll get two results here: ‘Android web contents dark mode’ and ‘Android Chrome UI dark mode’. You will need to enable both to get the best dark mode.

3. Tap on ‘Enabled’ and relaunch the browser.

4. Now open the settings menu, tap on Dark Mode to enable it.

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Enable dark mode for Chrome on iPhone or iPad

Google didn’t released dark mode for Chrome on iOS, but maybe available with the browser’s next major update. We’ll update this article with new instructions on activating it when it comes.

1. Open ‘Settings’ and select ‘General > Accessibility > Display accommodations’.

2. Toggle ‘Classic Invert’ to invert the colors of everything on your device’s screen, or ‘Smart invert’ to leave images alone but invert everything else.

Enable dark mode for Chrome on Windows 10

1. Enter the Settings menu, choose ‘Personalization’ click ‘Colors’ and scroll down to the switch marked ‘Choose your default app mode’.

2. Change this to ‘Dark’ and all apps with a native dark mode, including Chrome, will change color. There’s no need to restart your browser.

Force dark mode on websites using Chrome

Some websites gave their own dark modes, which will be activated automatically when you’re using dark mode. For those don’t have the dark mode, the browser can ‘force’ dark mode too change.

The feature isn’t yet fully given, so you won’t able to enable in the main menu, but you do this by searching in search bar chrome://flags/#enable-force-dark and turn on the switch to ‘Enabled’.

Now, if you’re using Chrome in dark mode, all websites should automatically change color to dark. The feature isn’t in fully working condition, so some sites may look strange.

Enable dark mode for Chrome on macOS

1. Open ‘System Preferences’, click ‘General’, select ‘Appearance’.

2. Select the ‘Dark’ option and it’s now enabled.


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