How to enable Dark Mode on a computer or mobile device

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Updated: 12/30/2019 by Computer Hope

Using the Dark Mode feature on a computer or mobile device can help reduce eye strain and the amount of blue light displayed on the screen. Whether you use a Windows or macOS computer, or an Android or Apple mobile device, Dark Mode is an excellent feature to utilize.

Note

Dark Mode is currently available in Windows 10, macOS 10.14 Mojave and later, Android 9.0 Pie and later, and an iPhone or iPad with iOS 13 and later.

To enable Dark Mode on your computer or mobile device, select a link below and follow the instructions.

Enable Dark Mode on a Windows computer

To enable Dark Mode on a Windows computer, follow the steps below.

  1. In the Windows search box, type dark mode and press Enter.
  2. In the Settings window, select the Dark option for the default Windows mode and default app mode settings.

Dark Mode settings in Windows

Tip

To disable Dark Mode, select the Light option for default Windows mode and default app mode.

Enable Dark Mode on a macOS computer

To enable Dark Mode on a macOS computer, follow the steps below.

  1. Click on the Apple menu icon in the upper-left corner.
  2. Select the System Preferences option in the menu.
  3. Access the General section of System Preferences, if not already selected.
  4. For the Appearances setting, click the Dark option.

Dark Mode settings in macOS

Tip

To disable Dark Mode, click the Light option.

Enable Dark Mode on an Android smartphone or tablet

To enable Dark Mode on an Android smartphone or tablet, follow the steps below.

  1. Access the Settings utility.
  2. On the Settings screen, tap the Display option.
  3. On the Display screen, scroll to the bottom and tap the Advanced menu.
  4. Tap the Device theme setting.
  5. Tap the Dark option on the Device theme window.

Dark Mode settings in Android

Tip

To disable Dark Mode, tap the Automatic or Light option.

Enable Dark Mode on an iPhone or iPad

To enable Dark Mode on an iPhone or iPad, you can use Siri or enable it manually by following the steps below.

Enable using Siri

To have Siri enable Dark Mode, unlock your phone and say “Hey Siri, turn on Dark Mode.” Siri will enable Dark Mode for you.

Tip

To disable Dark Mode, say “Hey Siri, turn off Dark Mode.”

Enable manually

  1. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access the Control Center.
  2. Press and hold your finger on the brightness indicator until the brightness settings are displayed on the screen.
  3. Tap the Dark Mode Off option to change it to Dark Mode On, meaning Dark Mode is enabled.

Dark Mode settings in iOS

Tip

To disable Dark Mode, tap the Dark Mode On option, changing it to Dark Mode Off.

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