The latest update to Google ChromeOS is rolling out to users this week, and one of the new features is support for switching to a dark theme because 9to5Google report. Previously hidden behind a developer banner while testing, it finally made its official debut on ChromeOS 104, with the dark mode setting popping up more in other Google products later.
in google blog post Referring to upcoming features, the company says the new dark theme will make it easier to “read at night or in low light, and save battery”, and switching to a light theme changes the entire UI and wallpaper, making things “bright” and ventilated. So far, ChromeOS has only included a “Night Light” setting in its software to help you see the screen in dim light by changing the screen tint.
ChromeOS 104 also has an “Auto” setting that automatically switches its color scheme between light and dark themes based on the time of day, with matching wallpaper options that can change subtly with it.
Here’s how to change the display theme in ChromeOS 104:
- go set up
- choose personalise
- choose Set your wallpaper and style
- choose Light, Dark or Auto mode according to your preference
You can also visit wallpapers and styles Set up from the Home screen by pressing down on the touchpad with two fingers and selecting an option.