Dark mode or night mode has been a handy and useful feature for apps and operating systems. Windows 10, macOS, (macOS Mojave and later), Android phone (Android 10 & 9) and iOS (iOS 13) devices have all introduced dark mode for their users for the betterment of eye and also battery consumption. Luckily, there are some browsers like Google Chrome, Firefox, and the new Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) that have all dark modes. So, in this guide, you are going to learn How to Enable Dark Mode in Microsoft Edge (Windows 10/11, Android & iOS).
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Microsoft Edge is a Windows-designed web browser. It was launched first in 2015 for Windows 10 and Xbox One, then in 2017 for Android and iOS, and in 2019 for macOS. Microsoft Edge is a fast, secure web browser that gives you a continuous browsing experience from your Android phone to your Windows 10 device. The secure web browser lets you search the web, block ads, and view pages with a read view. Personalize your favorite browsing experience, and reading lists, and save passwords to get the best browsing experience you like.
How to Enable Dark Mode in Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based on Windows 10/11
The new Microsoft Edge or Chromium-based Edge has a built-in dark mode or dark theme but it isn’t enabled by default and you have to enable it through the settings.
When activating the new Microsoft Edge dark mode, the entire theme, menu, and other buttons will be modified to full dark. Switch to a theme in dark mode only applies to Edge. Websites and other portals that choose to follow your range of themes, but no website actually uses their content in dark mode.
Step 1. Launch the new Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) on your Windows 10/11 PC.
Step 2. Click the menu button (…) at the top right-hand corner and select Settings.
Step 3. Click Appearance from the left-hand side of the Settings page and select Dark to switch to a dark one.
You can also select it to System default which will change the Microsoft Edge between light or dark mode based on how your system’s theme is configured.
How to Enable Dark Mode for Microsoft Edge on Mobile (Android & iOS)
Luckily, you can also enable dark mode on the mobile version of Edge too and the settings are a bit different on Android and iOS devices.
On iPhone: Tap the three dots menu (…) > Settings > Theme > You can select from four choices: Default (Microsoft Edge), Device, Light, or Dark.
On Android: Tap the three dots menu (…) > Settings > Appearance > You can select from 3 choices: System default, Light, and Dark.Wrapping Up
That’s it. This is how you can enable dark mode or dark theme in the new Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) on Windows 10/11, Android, and iOS devices. However, if some websites still display light themes then you may have to enable force dark mode to experience dark content.