Are you tired of staring at your screen with bright, blinding light? Do you want to switch things up and give your Mac a sleek new look? Well, have no fear because dark mode is here! Not only does it make for a cool aesthetic change, but it’s also easier on the eyes and can help conserve battery life. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through the steps on how to make Mac dark mode so that you can enjoy a more comfortable and stylish computing experience.
What is Dark Mode?
Dark mode is a new feature in MacOS Mojave that makes the operating system look more like iOS. When you turn on dark mode, all of the windows in your Mac become dark and text is lightened to make it easier to read. Many people find that dark mode helps them focus on their work because it reduces distractions. You can change the appearance of your Mac’s windows, messages, menus, and other elements in Dark Mode using different themes or configurations.
How to Enable Dark Mode on macOS
macOS Mojave comes with a brand new dark mode that can be enabled in System Preferences. This guide will show you how to get started.
First, open System Preferences by clicking the “System Preferences” icon on the Dock, or by typing “system preferences” in the Spotlight search bar.
Click on the “Appearance” tab to find the “Dark Mode” option. To enable dark mode, check the box next to “dark mode” and click on the “Apply” button.
You will now see a new window titled “Configuring Dark Mode” which allows you to customize your dark mode experience. The following options are available:
-Darken all interfaces: This will make all windows and interface elements darker than before.
-Enable solarized color palette: This will change the default color palette used in dark mode to resemble that of solarized, an excellent light DM theme for macOS.
-Set a background image: You can set a custom image as your background wallpaper in this window. The image must be an image file that is at least 480px wide and 320px high pixels in resolution.
-Select font type and size: You can change the typeface and size of text shown in dark mode using these options.
-Turn On/Off animated GIFs: If you want to use animated GIFs as part of your dark mode experience
How to Use Dark Mode
Assuming you have a Mac with Dark Mode enabled, follow these steps to make it work:
1. Open System Preferences by clicking the logo in the top left corner of your screen, and then selecting “System Preferences.”
2. Click on “Display” in the System Preferences window.
3. Under “Appearance,” make sure that the checkbox labeled “Use dark mode” is checked.
4. Under “Display Options,” select how much darkness you want your display to be darkened: 100%, 75%, 50%, 25%, or 0%.
5. Click on “OK” to apply your changes and exit System Preferences.
If you’re looking to get into dark mode on your Mac, we’ve got a step-by-step guide for you! By following our tips, you’ll be able to make the switch without any trouble at all. So what are you waiting for? Start using dark mode on your Mac today!