How to install & uninstall themes in the Microsoft Edge browser?

Windows 10 offers a new browser other than Internet Explorer, which is called Microsoft Edge. Customization of the Edge browser is also possible, as we have seen in Google Chrome. Unlike the Chrome browser, the Microsoft Edge browser offers two types of themes: Themes for Edge and themes for websites. Some of the themes have been designed to change the Edge browser’s appearance, whereas some are designed for changes of color of websites, e.g., dark theme for Google search enables dark mode for Google search in the Edge browser.

How to install a new theme in the Microsoft Edge browser?

Step 1. To install a new theme under the Microsoft Edge browser, open the Edge browser and click on the right top corner … (three dots).

Step 2. From the available options, click on Extensions.

Step 3. It will open edge://extensions/ page.

 

Step 4. Click on Get extensions for the Microsoft Edge button to open the official Add-ons page extensions page.

 

Note: Microsoft Edge extensions page offers both themes and add-on.

Step 5. Under the Microsoft Edge extensions page, click on the “Search all extensions” search box and type theme, and hit Enter from the keyboard to list all available themes.

Note: If you know the specific theme name, then you can type the theme name also.

Step 6. To install a theme under the Edge browser, click on the Get button next to the theme’s entry. If you want to know a specific theme in detail, click on the theme’s title to open. It will open a dedicated page, where you can find additional information about a particular theme like version number, last update date, and description.

Step 7. When you’re prompted for confirmation, click on the Add theme or Add extension (themes designed for websites are offered as an extension by Microsoft) button to install and apply the theme.

Note: Once the Edge browser theme will be downloaded, it will be applied immediately and automatically.

 

 

How to uninstall or remove a theme in the Microsoft Edge browser?

Step 1. To uninstall installed themes from the Microsoft Edge browser, open the Edge browser, and click on the right top corner … (three dots).
Step 2. From the available options, click on Settings.

Step 3. Click on Appearance from the left side options.

Step 4. Under Custom theme, click the Remove button next to the theme name.

How to remove or uninstall an Edge theme installed as an extension?

If you have installed a theme extension, then you will not find an option to remove the theme through the above-mentioned steps.

Step 1. To uninstall an installed theme under the Microsoft Edge browser, open the Edge browser and click on the right top corner … (three dots).

Step 2. From the available options, click on Extensions.

Step 3. It will open edge://extensions/ page.

Step 4. Under Installed extensions, click on the Remove link to remove or uninstall the installed theme.

Step 5. When prompted, click on the Remove button.

That’s all!!!

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