How To Enable Hidden Dark Theme Of Windows 10


Let explore Windows 10 secrets here because what we found will really amaze you if you are the owner of your Windows 10. This cannot be denied that how Windows 10 default system theme visualises with lots of bright-white but did you know that there is hidden dark theme developed by Microsoft itself?

To get the dark windows 10 theme you just need to follow the below steps carefully.

At the time of your Win 10 purchase you were not being told all these secrets and today the reason of sharing this secret is to make you aware that how wonderful look of this hidden theme is.

In Windows 10 by default, the dark theme is disabled and to do it enable follow all the steps. Firstly it starts from the registry editor, just make sure that you should get each and every steps perfectly.

Step1. From the keyboard press Win+R, and within the Run Command type Regedit.

Run Command Type Regedit
Run Command Type Regedit

Step2. After Click on OK you will see a new window claiming as Registry Editor and in that navigate: HIKE_LOCAL_MACHINE -> SOFTWARE -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CurrentVersion -> Themes

Right click on the Theme folder and select the option of Create Key, Name that key as Personalize and come to the right side of the panel.


Step3. After creating a Key named Personalize, click on Personalize and come to the right side of that panelright click on the blank space and then select New -> DWORD Value (32-bit or 64-bit select as per your system specification) and a new DWORD file created.

Dword File
Dword File

Step4. The newly created DWORD Value must have a name and for that right click on that and Change the Value Name to AppsUseLightTheme and change the Value Data to 0, and make that Base Hexadecimal as constant.


Step5. You just created a personalize key under HIKE_LOCAL_MACHINE -> SOFTWARE -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CurrentVersion -> Themes | But for now you have to create the same on different location HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> SOFTWARE -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CurrentVersion -> Themes -> Personalize

Just follow the same on next location and after completing all the process of creating DWORD file and Personalize key, close Registry Editor and restart your computer, you will see the Dark Theme on your Theme Selection, select your Dark Theme and enjoy the Appearance of Dark World.

All the above process is same but only the location is changed.

If you have any doubt on the steps, feel free to ask using the below comment box.

Source: HowToGeek


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