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Change the Theme and Appearance in Edge on Android

Do you want to change the theme and appearance of the Microsoft Edge app? Learn how to personalize your browser with different themes and backgrounds.

The Edge browser allows switching between dark and light modes themes. It is a good accessibility feature that reduces the strain on the eyes.

You can also use the other accessibility features like increasing the text size, enabling the force zoom feature, and enabling the reader’s mode to customize the browser.

In this guide, we have shared the steps to change the theme and appearance of the Microsoft Edge app.

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Enable the Dark Mode Theme

You can easily switch to the dark theme if your new installation is the light theme (or default mode). Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge for Android.
  2. Tap the More horizontal 3-dots icon menu for options and choose the Settings menu.
  3. Select Appearance from the list.
  4. Choose the Dark theme radio button to set the dark skin on the Edge browser.
    dark theme microsoft edge android

The dark theme mode will be activated on the Edge app. Thereon, all the tabs, menus, and options will start appearing in a dark color.

dark skin and options in Edge Android

If you don’t like the dark theme skin, you can disable it and set it to default. However, the dark mode is always preferred over the light mode.

Enable the Light Theme

You can switch to the light theme if you do not wish to use the dark mode. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Launch the Edge app for Android.
  2. Tap the More horizontal 3-dots icon menu and select the Settings menu.
  3. Select Appearance from the list.
  4. Choose the Light theme radio button.
    light theme mode in Edge for android

The light theme will be activated immediately, and all the tabs and options menu will appear in a light color, including the InPrivate tabs.

Bottom Line

The dark theme is now the new default in most software and apps. You can quickly turn the edge Android dark mode on or off. As mentioned, the dark theme consumes less energy and creates less strain on the eyes. Hence, it’s my default in all the apps.

Similarly, we can customize the appearance and theme in Edge on a computer. If you’ve never tried dark mode in your browser, you should try it.

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Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza is a Google Certified IT Professional, Digital Content Creator, and Go-To Digital Marketer with Engineering Degree. He has over a decade of experience solving tech problems, troubleshooting, and innovating digital solutions. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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