If you used Windows 10 for a while, you might have noticed a colored window border and shadow. But, what you don’t like this shadow and color, is any way to change it? Yes, there is a way to change the color of your window borders, and even it is possible to disable the shadow if you don’t like it.
How to Choose a Windows Border Color on Windows 10?
If you would like to use a custom window border color, perform the following steps:-
Step 1. Open the Settings app by pressing
Step 2. In the Windows Settings, click on the
Step 3. Now, select
Step 4. Next, scroll down to the “Choose your accent color” section. Then, uncheck the option
Step 5. Here, you will see several colors. Click on any that you would like to use.
Step 6. Scroll down more to see the
Step 7. Now, the color palette will open. Select a color of your choice and then click the
Step 8. To apply your accent color to your window borders, scroll down a bit more to see the “Show accent color on the following surfaces” section. Check the checkbox
Quick Note: If you want to use your chosen accent color on Start, taskbar, and action center too, check this option just above “Title bars and window borders.” After selecting the desired color, you’ll see colored tabs in your title bars as well as colored borders.
Once done, you can safely close the Settings app. All the settings are saved automatically.
How to Enable or Disable Drop Shadows on Windows 10?
By default, Windows 10 enables drop shadows for each window that you open. However, you can turn these shadows off or according to your needs.
Step 1. Click on the
Step 2. Click on the
Step 3. Navigate to the Advanced tab in the System Properties window.
Step 4. Now, click on the
Step 5. On the new pop-up window, select the
Step 6. Select
Step 7. Then, uncheck the option
Step 8. Click
Step 9. Click
Step 10. Click
In the future, if you need drop shadows for each window, repeat the above steps and in step 5, check the option “Show shadows under windows.”