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How to Turn off Dark Mode on Google Chrome

How to Turn off Dark Mode on Google Chrome in Windows 11

Google Chrome has a Dark Mode feature that you can enable manually. But, it can also be turned on if the device is in battery-saving mode. This guide provides several ways you can turn off the Dark Mode feature.

How to Turn off Dark Mode on Chrome

Chrome's Dark Mode feature can be useful in many situations. Most notably, Dark Mode is beneficial in a poorly lit environment as it reduces the strain on your eyes. Furthermore, Dark Mode helps extend the battery life of your device.

However, it's inconvenient for some users when it's turned on when the battery-saving mode is enabled. In some cases, Chrome will have Dark Mode enabled after disabling the battery-saving mode.

If you're looking for ways to turn off Chrome's Dark Mode feature, we have compiled several guides on how to do that below.

Video Guide on How to How to Turn off Dark Mode on Google Chrome

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Solution 1. Disable Dark Mode in Google Search Engine

Go to the Google.com website

1. Open Google.com in Google Chrome.

Click Settings and click Dark theme to turn off Dark Mode

2. In the lower-right corner, open the Settings drop-down menu.

3. Click the Dark Theme button to disable it.

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Solution 2. Disable Dark Mode in Google Chrome Settings

Click Customize Chrome

1. Open a new tab in Google Chrome.

2. In the lower-right corner, click Customize Chrome.

Select Light Mode and click Done

3. Select the Color and theme section.

4. Select Default color and click Done.

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Solution 3. Disable the Force Dark Mode Chrome Flag

1. Open Google Chrome.

Type in chrome://flags/ and hit Enter

2. In the Omnibox, type in chrome://flags/ and hit Enter.

Set Auto Dark Mode for Web Content to Default

3. Type in Dark Mode in the Search box.

4. Open the drop-down menu next to Auto Dark Mode for Web Contents.

5. Select Default.

Click Relaunch

6. Click Relaunch.

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Solution 4. Enable Light Mode in Windows 11

Right-click Start and click Settings

1. Right-click the Start menu and click Settings.

select-personalization-and-click-colors

2. In the left pane, select Personalization.

3. Scroll down and select Colors.

Select Light

4. In the Choose your mode section, open the drop-down menu and select Light.

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Solution 5. Enable Light Mode in Windows 10

Right-click Start and click Settings

1. Right-click the Start menu and click Settings.

Select Personalization

2. Click Personalization.

Select Colors

3. On the left side of the window, click Colors.

Select Custom

4. Open the Choose your color drop-down menu and select Custom.

Select Light

5. Under the default app mode, select Light.

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Rimvydas is a researcher with over four years of experience in the cybersecurity industry. He attended Kaunas University of Technology and graduated with a Master's degree in Translation and Localization of Technical texts in 2017. His interests in computers and technology led him to become a versatile author in the IT industry. At PCrisk, he's responsible for writing in-depth how-to articles for Microsoft Windows. Contact Rimvydas Iliavicius.

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