This tutorial will walk you through how to enable the hidden dark theme
of Windows 10
The dark theme will add a dark background to Windows 10 Settings
but it will not have any effect on elements such as the Desktop, File Explorer, or app windows.
How To Enable Windows 10's Dark Theme
Enable the Dark Theme
Right-click on the Start
menu and select the Run
command. Type the
and press Enter
to open the Registry Editor
Next, navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > Themes > Personalize
. Click on Edit
, followed by New
and DWORD (32-Bit) Value
. Rename the new key as AppsUseLightTheme
Leave the value of AppsUseLightTheme
to enable the dark theme:
Close the Registry
and restart your PC to apply your new settings.
Here's a preview of how the Windows 10 dark theme
Restore the Default Theme
If you'd like to restore Windows 10's default theme, go back to the Registry Editor
and set the value of AppsUseLightTheme
. The changes will be applied at your next reboot.
Published by deri58
Latest update on March 18, 2016 at 03:11 AM by ChristinaCCM.