Google Chrome which is one of the most popular Browsers which is widely used by millions of users across different platforms. There’s a lot of amazing features that rolled out on Google Chrome in the past months, however, it doesn’t have native dark mode feature which is in demand nowadays. Although this feature is going to be rolled out soon on Mac OS Mojave in the future updates, there wasn’t any announcement about its release on Windows version.
But now there is an official announcement of the release of native dark mode on Windows version has been done by Google Engineer Peter Kasting. He posted on a thread on Reddit that the native dark mode for Chrome on Windows is “currently in progress” and will be released soon. However, he doesn’t mention the actual release date but looking at the bug created which is marked under Priority Level 2. It is expected to be released in the upcoming Chrome 73 or 74 which is set to be released in last of January and in Early March respectively.
After the release of Dark Mode in Windows 10 October Release which set all the apps and system-wide to appear in the Dark when enabled in the Setting, everyone expected Google Chrome to add a Native Dark Mode. This Dark Mode is somehow like “Incognito” Mode in Chrome which makes Menus, Bookmark bar, Omnibox and Tabs turns into Dark. Actually, dark mode reduces Eye-Strain and give an immersive look.
So, for now, its a great news for all chrome users that the native dark mode is set to be released soon in the upcoming updates of Chrome on Windows 10. But if you want to get that now on your Chrome, here is the process laid for that.
Actually, this dark mode is available on Chrome Canary from where you can force Chrome to add Dark Mode, to do that follow this procedure.
First of all Download Chrome Canary and Install it. After that right click on its Desktop icon and choose Properties. After that in the Target Field add a command “-force-dark-mode” after chrome.exe and then click on Apply button to save changes. Now Open your Chrome again to see the Dark Mode. This is how, you can apply Dark Mode in Chrome before its Official Release. Stay tuned with TechnoCodex for more updates.
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