This article covers a simple method to toggle dark theme with a single click on Windows 10. As you already know, after years of anticipation you can finally have a system-wide dark mode a Windows PC. The theme darkens the interface of many of the Windows programs including some of the popular programs such as Chrome, Firefox, etc.
The Windows 10 dark theme does offer an automatic mode that toggles between the light and the dark theme based on time. Apart from that, you can manually toggle it from the Windows Settings but there is no shortcut to quickly toggle it on or off.
Easy Dark Mode is a simple program for Windows 10 that allows you easily switch to the dark theme in a single click. This is a portable program that you can run anytime with no need for installation. And, if you want to use the program permanently, you can just set it to run on Windows startup.
Toggle Dark Theme with a Single Click on Windows 10
Easy Dark Mode is very simple to use. The first thing you have to is, check your Windows 10 version (search ‘winver’) as this program only works with Windows 10 version 1803 and never. After confirming the Windows 10 version, download the program and run it with a double-click on the downloaded file. When you do that, the program gets activated and you can access it from the system tray.
Now, there are two ways to use this program to toggle dark mode; Tray Icon and Keyboard Shortcut.
A single click on the Easy Dark Mode icon from the system tray toggles the dark theme. A right-click on the icon opens the program features where you can switch between themes, enable floating switch panel, customize the program interface, and set the program to autostart on Windows startup. The interface also has a ‘Hotkey’ option that lets you create a custom keyboard shortcut to quickly toggle the dark theme.
From the ‘Hotkey’ option, you can create a custom key combination to make a keyboard shortcut. It allows you to create a multi-key shortcut that is helpful to avoid overwriting existing shortcuts common shortcuts.
The above-attached screenshot shows a preview of the quick theme toggle. When you press the Easy Dark Mode tray icon or use the shortkey, it changes the theme. You can press any of both to switch back to the previous theme and so on.
With the help of Easy Dark Mode, you can quickly switch to dark theme mode on your Windows 10 PC whenever you want. It is way faster than the multi-step process of changing the theme from Windows Settings. The floating switch panel is a nice perk that can be useful while working with the full-screen programs.