Good news for Windows 10 users, Google is rolling out dark mode on chrome 74 for Windows, Mac, and Linux in the next couple of weeks or days. On Tuesday, Google officially announced the new dark mode will be available for Windows 10 users like they roll out of Chrome 73 for MacOS in the last month.
You have to make sure that Windows 10 is up-to-date, so Chrome will automatically updates itself to match the dark mode is enabled or not. Chrome community manager explained “I can confirm that we are rolling out this feature to a small number of Chrome M 74 users now, and that it will become more widely available in the near future”.
How To Enable Dark Mode on Chrome:
If you don’t want to wait for this Chrome’s new feature, you can do it by force with a shortcut trick to enable dark mode.
- Open the “Properties” of a Chrome shortcut
- In the “Target” field, after “C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe” ADD “—force-dark-mode” (Without the quotation marks)
- “Apply” and “OK”
Chrome 74 also includes security features like Lite Mode for Android that will replace its Data Saver setting. Google said that data saver to lite mode provides more benefits in addition to data savings. There are some more features is coming in Chrome 74 such as “Remove Animations” for Android, to reduce motion sickness as well as blocking websites when you’re browsing in Incognito Mode. You can download Chrome 74 from Google’s Chrome site, or from help > About Chrome if you’re already using the browser.