How To Turn On Dark Mode In Google Docs, Slides, And Sheets

The dark mode is taking over the world of apps and websites. Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets are no exception. The good news is that all three support dark mode on Android and iOS devices. Although the mode is not officially available for the web version, you can still enable it using the browser’s settings. Keep reading to find out how to turn on dark mode in Google Docs, Slide, and Sheets on your phone and PC.

Turn On Dark Mode In Google Docs, Slides, And Sheets on Android and iOS

If you are using an Android or iOS device, then enabling the dark mode in Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets is quite simple. Just follow these steps:

1. Open any of the three apps on your Android device: Google Docs, Slides, or Sheets.

2. Tap on the ‘More’ option (three vertical dots) present at the top-right corner of the screen.

3. A pop-up menu will appear. Tap on ‘Settings’ from it.

4. On the Settings screen, scroll down to find the ‘Chrome’ option and tap on it.

5. Now, simply select the ‘Dark’ option from the available themes.

That’s it! The dark mode will be enabled in the app instantly.

Turn On Dark Mode In Google Docs, Slides, And Sheets on Chrome

There are two ways to enable the dark mode in Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets on the Chrome browser- using the ‘Dark Reader’ extension or by tweaking the browser’s settings. Let’s see how to do both.

Method 1: Using The Dark Reader Extension

This is a more straightforward method as it does not require you to change any settings in the browser. Just follow these steps:

1. Install the ‘Dark Reader’ extension on your Chrome browser from here.

2. Once installed, click on the extension icon present on the toolbar and press the ‘on’ option.

3. That’s it! The dark mode will be enabled in the three apps instantly.

Method 2: Changing The Browser Settings

This method is a bit complicated as it involves changing the browser’s settings. So, make sure you follow the steps carefully. And also, note that it will turn on the dark mode for all the websites, not just Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets.

1. Open the Chrome browser on your PC and type ‘chrome://flags’ in the address bar. Press Enter.

2. On the Experiments page, search for the ‘Auto Dark Mode for Web Contents’ option.

3. When found, click on the drop-down menu next to it and select the ‘Enabled’ option from the list.

4. Now, restart the browser for the changes to take effect.

Done! The dark mode will now be enabled on all the websites, including Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets.

Conclusion

That’s how you can enable the dark mode in Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets on your phone and PC. Do let us know which method worked for you in the comments section below. Also, if you know of any other method to enable the dark mode in these apps, do share it with us.

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