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Change Snipping Tool Theme in Windows 11

The Snipping Tool app includes a built-in screen recorder and allows you to quickly take and annotate screenshots, photos and other images with your pen, touch, or mouse and save, paste or share with other apps.

You can select to use a light, dark, or system setting app theme for the Snipping Tool app.

This tutorial will show you how to change the Snipping Tool app theme to light mode, dark mode, or use system setting for your account in Windows 11.

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Change Task Manager Theme in Windows 11

Task Manager can be used to view and manage your processes, performance statistics, app history, startup apps, users, processes details, and services in Windows 11.

Starting with Windows 11 build 22626.891 and Windows 11 build 25247, Microsoft has added the ability to use your preferred theme in Task Manager regardless of the active theme in Windows. You can select to use a light, dark, or system setting app theme for Task Manager.

This tutorial will show you how to change the Task Manager app theme to light mode, dark mode, or use system setting for your account in Windows 11.

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Change System Sounds in Windows 11

A sound theme is a set of sounds applied to events in Windows and programs.

You can select an existing theme, or change the sound for individual events for Windows, File Explorer, and Windows Speech Recognition.

This tutorial will show you how to change system sounds for your account in Windows 11.

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Save Custom Theme in Windows 11

A theme is a combination of the desktop background, lock screen background, colors, sounds, and mouse pointer.

You can save your custom theme to a .theme or .deskthemepack file.

When you save your custom theme to a .theme file, it is saved to the %LocalAppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Themes folder for the current user. The saved theme will now be available to select whenever changing your theme.

A .deskthemepack file is used for sharing your custom theme. The person you shared the .deskthemepack file with can double click/tap on the .deskthemepack file to save and apply the theme to their account.

This tutorial will show you how to save your custom theme to a .theme or .deskthemepack file in Windows 11.

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Allow or Prevent Themes to Change Desktop Icons in Windows 11

Windows includes the common¬†This PC¬†(aka: Computer),¬†User’s Files,¬†Network,¬†Recycle Bin, and¬†Control Panel¬†shortcuts that you can add or remove as icons on your desktop.

Changing your¬†theme¬†can also change your¬†desktop icons¬†to what’s included in the theme.

This tutorial will show you how to allow or prevent themes to change desktop icons for your account in Windows 10 and Windows 11.

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Turn On or Off a High Contrast Theme in Windows 11

Text with low contrast can be difficult to read for people with low vision. There are web sites that have, for example, poor color combinations such as blue links on black backgrounds. They aren’t easy to read even for people with unimpaired vision and can be virtually impossible for people with vision disabilities. Strongly contrasting colors can make it quicker and easier to read from your PC.

High contrast themes use more distinct colors to make text and apps easier to see.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off using a high contrast theme for your account in Windows 11.

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How to Set Dark or Light Theme in Windows Terminal in Windows 10

The Windows Terminal is a modern, fast, efficient, powerful, and productive terminal application for users of command-line tools and shells like Command Prompt, PowerShell, and WSL. Its main features include multiple tabs, panes, Unicode and UTF-8 character support, a GPU accelerated text rendering engine, and custom themes, styles, and configurations.

Starting with Windows 10 build 21337, Windows Terminal is now an inbox app.

You can set the theme of the Windows Terminal app to use the same Windows theme, light theme, or dark theme.

This tutorial will show you how to set to use a dark or light theme for the Windows Terminal app for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Change Theme in Microsoft Edge

You can personalize Microsoft Edge with themes that change the look and feel of your browser and the new tab page to create beautiful and immersive visual experiences. Apply different themes to each profile to help you easily separate home, school, or work.

To add a splash of color to your tabs, address bar, and other parts of the browser, simply select any of the color swatches in the Theme section. Microsoft Edge comes with 14 theme colors to fit your every mood, from various shades of gray to fun and playful colors. These themes are unique to each profile and are great for helping you quickly understand whether you’re in your personal, work, or school profile.

You can also add (install) custom themes from the Microsoft Edge Add-On Store and Chrome Web Store to personalize Microsoft Edge with an even wider range of themes. When you install a custom theme from a store, a new swatch for the theme will appear near the end of the theme list. As with the built-in theme colors, simply select Default or another color to remove or change your custom theme.

This tutorial will show you how to change the theme in Microsoft Edge for your browser profile.

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How to Add and Remove Google Chrome Themes in Microsoft Edge Chromium

You can personalize Microsoft Edge with any custom theme you want from the Chrome Web Store. The theme appears around the border of the browser and as the background when you open a new tab.

When you install a Google Chrome theme from the Chrome Web Store to Microsoft Edge, it will automatically remove and replace the previously added theme.

This tutorial will show you how to add and remove Google Chrome themes from the Chrome Web Store to the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.

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How to Change Microsoft Edge Chromium Theme to Light or Dark Mode

Microsoft has adopted the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility. This new Microsoft Edge runs on the same Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser, offering you best in class web compatibility and performance.

Microsoft has also introduced a new Microsoft Edge logo that is designed to capture the waves of innovation that they plan to bring to you.

Currently, the new Chromium based Microsoft Edge web browser is only available to download and install as a Microsoft Edge Insider. General availability to the public is expected to be on January 15, 2020 in more than 90 languages.

The new Microsoft Edge will be supported on all versions of Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server (2016 and above), Windows Server (2008 R2 to 2012 R2), and macOS.

You can change the theme in Microsoft Edge to a light mode or dark mode for all profiles.

This Microsoft Edge theme does not get applied to the pages of websites, but you can separately enable or disable dark mode for all websites.

This tutorial will show you how to change the theme in the Chromium based Microsoft Edge to a light mode or dark mode.

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How to Enable or Disable Color and Theme for New Tab Page Customize Menu in Google Chrome

When you have Google set as your default search engine in Google Chrome, you can open a New Tab page in Google Chrome and click/tap on the Customize button at the bottom to see the New Tab page customization menu.

Starting with Google Chrome 77, you can enable the Color and Theme menu to show in the New Tab page customization menu.

The Color and Theme menu allows you to change the Google Chrome browser color scheme using a color you select. You can select from a number of preset colors, the default color, or a custom color.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable showing the Color and Theme menu in the New Tab page customization menu in Google Chrome.

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How to Change Theme in Google Chrome

You can personalize Google Chrome on your computer with any custom theme you want. The theme appears around the border of the browser and as the background when you open a new tab. Your Chrome themes are stored in your Google Account, so when you sign in to Chrome on any computer, you see the same theme.

This tutorial will show you how to change the theme in Google Chrome for your account in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

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How to Add Windows Mode to Context Menu to Toggle Light or Dark Theme in Windows 10

Starting with Windows 10 build 18282, you can now choose to apply a light or dark theme for your default Windows mode (system UI) and default app mode (apps) separately or both. The system UI includes the taskbar, Start menu, Action Center, touch keyboard, and more. As part of this work Microsoft is also adding a new default wallpaper. Selecting the new Windows Light theme will also change your PC to be light themed.

This tutorial will show you how to add a Windows mode context menu to make it easy to choose the default Windows mode to a light or dark theme as wanted for your account in Windows 10.

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