Customize Google Chrome with something more your style. Learn how to change the default theme using these steps.
Changing Google Chrome Themes
Initially, Chrome comes with a white default theme. While lots of people find it okay, you might like to try something a little more sleek theme. For example, you could check out their dark theme. Google has now provided an option for Chrome users to change the default theme to many other themes available on the Chrome store. Follow the steps below to change the default theme in Google Chrome.
Step One: Settings
Open Chrome on your computer. At the home page, click on the vertical series of three dots on the top right corner of the page. If you are logged into Chrome, the three dots will be beside your profile picture.
After clicking, a pop-out will show many options. Take the mouse over to the pop-out and scroll down to Settings. Click on the Settings. Or you can access the settings by opening a new tab and typing in chrome://settings/
Step Two: Appearance
On the settings page, on the left-hand side, look for Appearance and click on it. A new page will open with various options. Theme is located on top of the page. On the right of theme, click on the North-East pointing arrow inside the box.
Embedded in the arrow icon is a link that will take you to the chrome store.
Step Three: Choose Your Theme
Browse through the themes and click on the one you like. There are dark themes, natural colours, and other variations. The theme you have clicked on will load and take you to a page from where you can add the theme to chrome.
Step Four: Make the Change
The next step is to add the theme to chrome. On the theme page, click on Add to Chrome. The theme will then be added to chrome and it will replace the default the theme. After the theme is installed, the Add to Chrome button will change from blue to grey. If you don’t like the theme, it’s not permanent. Immediately after it is installed, you can undo the installation by clicking on Undo on top of the page.
Installed themes will appear around the border of the browser and as the background when on a new tab. Also, if your Chrome is synced, the theme will be stored in your account and will be applied anytime you sign in to Chrome on another device.