How to Change Theme and Appearance of Edge Android?

Learn how to change the theme and background appearance of Microsoft Edge for Android. You can quickly switch from light mode to dark theme in Edge Android.

These days the dark theme or night mode has replaced the traditional light themes that apps and games are pre-build in. Users are switching to the darker or black themes in apps and software.

The dark theme is easy on the eyes and also consumes less power compared to light theme. Hence, it’s been the preference for everyday users.

Related: How to Customize Theme and Appearance in Edge Computer?

The Edge for Android browser is set to Default mode skin appearance. It is just the light screen tabs for normal mode and dark theme inPrivate mode. However, Microsoft Edge has given the user the ability to switch a dark theme or light theme per need.

How to Enable Dark Theme in Edge Android?

If your new edge installation is the light theme (or default mode), then you can easily switch to a dark theme.

Here are the quick steps to enable dark mode theme in Edge for Android browser:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge Chromium for Android browser.
  2. Tap on horizontal 3dots icon menu for options.
  3. Choose the Settings menu icon in the options.
  4. Select Appearance from the list.
  5. Tap on the Themes menu which is set to default.
  6. 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 for Android and all the tabs, menu, and options will start appearing in the dark color.

dark skin and options in Edge Android

Just in case you aren’t liking the dark theme skin, you can disable and set to default.

How to Enable Light Theme in Edge Android?

If you do not wish to use the dark mode, then you can of course switch to light theme color skin.

Here are the steps to disable dark mode and enable light theme in Microsoft Edge browser on Android:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge for Android browser.
  2. Tap on horizontal 3dots icon menu for options.
  3. Choose the Settings menu icon in the options.
  4. Select Appearance from the list.
  5. Tap on the Themes menu.
  6. 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 start appearing in a light color including the Edge Android InPrivate tabs.

Bottom Line — Dark Theme in Edge Android

The dark theme is now new default in most of the software and apps. You can easily enable or disable the dark mode in the edge android browser. 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 also customize the appearance and theme on the edge computer. If you’ve never tried dark mode in your edge browser, you should try on your windows computer.

Do you like the dark theme? Why do you prefer the dark mode or disabled it? 

Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.

Chrome WindowsChrome MacChrome iOSChrome AndroidFirefox Linux
Firefox WindowsSafari MacSafari iOSEdge AndroidChrome Linux
Edge WindowsFirefox MacEdge iOSSamsung InternetEdge Linux

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