Create a Dark Theme in Windows 10 | Here's how to do it.

how to create a dark theme in windows 10.

How to Create a Dark Theme in Windows 10

By default, Windows 10 has black or blue text on a white or gray background. However, by tweaking a few settings, you can give it a dark theme throughout the operating system.

Edit Theme in Registry

1. Open the registry editor by pressing Windows + R and typing “Regedit” in the run box.


2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Themes.


3. Create a new key by right-clicking on the window panel and selecting New –> Key.

New –> Key.

4. Name the key “Personalize” and open the key.


5. Create a new DWORD (32–bit) by right-clicking in the right pane and selecting New > DWORD (32–bit).


6. Name the DWORD “AppsUseLightTheme”.


7. Set the DWORD value to 0. To open the DWORD, double-click on it.

Set the DWORD

8. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Themes\Personalize.

Navigate to

9. Create a new DWORD (32–bit) and name it “AppsUseLightTheme”. As in steps 5 and 6, you create a DWORD by right-clicking on the right of the window, then selecting New > DWORD (32–bit) and typing its name.

Create a new DWORD

10. Set the value to 0.

Set the value to 0.

11. Close Regedit and reboot your PC.

Your settings menu now has white text on a black background as shown below:

Hopefully, this article about how to Create a Dark Theme in Windows 10 gives you a little insight. Also, read an article about How to Fix System Service Exception in Windows 10 that you may need to know. Thank you.
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