Simple tips to enable Google Chrome dark mode on your Windows 10. New feature on the latest version 74 Google Chrome
Google has launched Google Chrome 74 for various platform, including Windows. Along with this update, Chrome team developer has brought back dark mode as they shown earlier this year.
Unfortunately, the developer team doesn’t give you easy turn ON and OFF menu for accessing dark mode Chrome. As for this time dark mode maybe under-the-hood testing for better improvement.
Now I am going to show you how to turn ON Google Dark Mode on your Windows 10 with simple tricks.
Enable Dark Mode Google Chrome 74 on Windows 10
Dark mode is useful feature for you when you do your browsing activity under the dim light. It will greatly reduce the contrast between your displayed screen and surrounding. You will get more stylist Chrome and make your eyes comfortable while reading.
Here is how to enable it:
- First, check your Google Chrome version
Check your current version Chrome by clicking three dots (setting) at the right top menu – Help – About Google Chrome.
Make sure you have the latest version 74 and above, otherwise update it.
- Now, on your desktop, right click to copy Google Chrome shortcut
- Paste it then rename it as you like (ie: Google Chrome Dark Mode)
- Next, right click the newly created shortcut and select “Properties”
- Now under the target field, add space at the end and add
This is what looks like after modifying (you may have different path if you install chrome in different location)
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --force-dark-mode
- Click Apply then OK
- Now, you have 2 different shortcut for Google Chrome on your Windows desktop. Normal mode and Dark Mode
- Lastly, open the Chrome through the new shortcut to get Dark mode
Note: You may have to close your current Chrome to take effect and open the dark mode
Wrapping up: Enable Dark Mode for Google Chrome on Windows 10
Latest update Google Chrome 74 version comes with Dark mode feature embedded. Although there is no easy On and Off menu, you can simply do trick to easily access this feature.
Copy the existed shortcut, access the properties of new short cut then rename the target field. This is the easiest way available for you to turn ON dark mode feature Google Chrome on your Windows 10.
If you are facing any problem in this particular tips, don’t hesitate to comment below.