Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to enable Google Docs dark mode on your computer or phone and experience improved visual comfort while working.
Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides all have a light theme as their default. You can, however, change the theme setting to dark mode to make it easy to view your documents, presentations, and spreadsheets on your desktop or mobile device. Google Docs dark theme can make working at night or in low-light conditions easier on the eyes.
How to Turn on Dark Theme in Google Docs on Android Phone.
To enable the dark theme feature for Google Docs on your Android device, open Google Docs>Tab on the menu icon>select settings>tab on the “choose theme” button, and then select dark.
Here is how to turn on a dark theme on the Google Docs app on your Android phone:
Step 1: Open the Google Docs app on your Android
Step 2: Tap the Menu icon in the top-left corner – represented by three horizontal lines.
Step 3: Select Settings
Step 4: Tap the “Choose Theme” button.
Step 5: Select “Dark,” and that’s it.
Google Docs will automatically turn to a dark theme, and you can now have a comfortable reading experience on Google Docs. You can always return to the Settings menu to switch to the default light theme.
How to Enable Google Docs Dark Mode on iPhone or iPad.
Launch Google Docs on your iOS device>Tap the Menu icon in the top-left corner> Tap settings> Tap theme> Select dark mode. Alternatively, if you are using dark mode across your device, you can tap on system default.
To enable Google Docs dark theme for iPhone or iPad devices, follow these steps:
- Open the Google Docs app on your iPhone or iPad.
- Tap the Menu icon in the top-left corner – represented by three horizontal lines.
- Tap Settings.
- Tap Theme.
- Select Dark to turn on dark mode.
You can select the system default option if you have already enabled the dark mode feature across your device.
How to Turn on Dark Mode in Google Docs on Computer.
Here is how to enable a dark theme on your Google Docs for desktop: Launch the Chrome browser > go to the Chrome web store>search for Google Docs dark mode extension> click add to chrome>then add extension> toggle the dark them button and refresh your google docs tab.
Google Chrome does not support the dark mode feature by default. However, we can use a third-party Chrome browser extension.
Follow these steps to turn on a dark theme on Google Docs on the Chrome web browser:
- Open your Chrome web browser.
- Visit the Google Docs Dark Mode on the Chrome web store.
- Click the blue “Add to Chrome” button.
4. Click “Add Extension” on the pop-up. The extension will be downloaded and installed.
5. Turn on the dark theme and refresh any open Google Docs page for the extension to apply.
You can toggle the button to go back to the light theme.
Turn on Dark Theme on your Google Docs
Some benefits of enabling dark mode on your computer or mobile devices include saving on your device’s battery life, reducing eye strain at night and cutting glare, and reducing blue light exposure, which may improve sleep quality.
With the Google Docs dark theme setting enabled, you can enjoy a more comfortable and visually pleasing reading or writing experience.