You can now protect your eyes from the blinding whiteness of Google Chrome — at least when you’re using a Mac. In the latest release of its Web-based operating system, that’s Chrome 73, the company has enabled dark mode, which turns webpages and elements of the browser itself black.
To turn it on, go to the settings panel in MacOS, choose “General,” and select “Dark” under the “Appearance” pulldown menu. (If you only see “Blue” and “Graphite” as options, it means you’re running an older version of MacOS.)
Dark is the mode du jour.to its iOS and Android apps on Monday, while .
Apple first introduced system-wide dark mode on MacOS Mojave after in the previous version of its operating system, MacOS Sierra. Apple’s next iOS update, which , is rumored to bring dark mode to the iPhone. Until then, you can only turn individual iPhone apps dark if they have enabled support for it.
This is not Google’s first foray into dark mode.. And, previously, you could turn Chrome (and Google Drive) dark .
In the notes accompanying the release of Chrome 73, Google said that support for dark mode on Windows would be coming soon. You can read more about dark mode about the rest of the technical changes and security features in Chrome 73 here.