Windows 11 and 10 both natively support Dark mode or theme. You can enable dark mode in Windows 11, which works with the Start menu, taskbar, File Explorer, Settings app, menus, and all apps that support dark. The dark mode makes it easier to focus and causes less eye tiredness.
Although you can enable dark mode in Windows 11/10 by navigating through the Settings app, Microsoft has not provided an option to enable it through the Quick Access menu or hotkey. If you often switch between dark and light modes, you need to take the help of a third-party tool.
Easy Dark Mode for Windows 11 and 10
Easy Dark Mode is a freeware application for Windows 11 and 10 that allows you to turn on or off the dark mode right from the taskbar. Apart from that, you can also create a keyboard shortcut to enable or disable the dark mode. When the program is running, it sits in the system tray area of the taskbar, and when you want, you can quickly switch between light and dark modes by clicking on the Easy Dark Mode icon in the system tray.
How to Configure a Keyboard Shortcut to Enable or Disable Dark Mode on Windows 11/10?
To assign a keyboard shortcut to turn on or off dark mode on Windows 11 or 10, use these steps:-
Step 1. Download Easy Dark Mode.
Step 2. Double-click on its executable (.exe) file to open it.
Step 3. Right-click on its icon in the system tray and select
Step 4. In the “Hotkey Settings” window, select a letter/function key in the drop-down menu and check the checkbox (Alt, Control, Shift and/or Win) to assign a hotkey. For example, to set Alt + A as the hotkey to toggle the dark mode on or off, select the letter
Step 5. Finally, click the
Once you complete the above steps, next time you need to toggle Dark Mode on or off, just use the hotkey you created.
Download Easy Dark Mode
You can download Easy Dark Mode from wintools.