How to Show Color on Title Bars in Windows 11?

By default, Windows 11 does not display the accent color on title bars and window borders. Because of this, most applications tile bars use white or black color, depending on the light or dark mode you use. Most Windows 11 users are happy with these blank and white title bars, and a few like us want to personalize them. If you like colored title bars and window borders, you can configure them through the settings app to show colors on title bars and window borders.

 

Please note the Windows 11 File Explorer does not have a title bar. So, even if you configure it to show color on title bars and window borders, the accent color will only appear on File Explorer borders.

How to Show Color on Title Bars in Windows 11?

To show color on title bars in Windows 11, do the following steps:-

Step 1. First, open the Settings app by pressing Windows + I keys.

Step 2. Then, choose Personalization from the left sidebar.

Step 3. After that, select Colors on the right-side pane.

Step 4. Scroll down a bit when you’re done, and then turn the toggle switch to On beside the “Show accent color on title bars and window borders” option.

That’s it. Windows 11 will immediately start showing colors on title bars and windows borders. If you want to choose a specific color, then scroll up and select the Manual option in the “Ascent color” drop-down menu. Below that, click on a color of your choice.

Now, the title bars and windows borders of an application will wear the color you have chosen in the above steps.

Good luck.

One thought on “How to Show Color on Title Bars in Windows 11?

  1. Al says:

    Doesn’t work for myself or anyone I know. No change in title bar or border color. Stays ugly grey

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