How to change the theme of your Internet browser

Updated: 10/07/2019 by Computer Hope
Internet browsers

Customization is essential to many of our users. Whether it's a certain wallpaper, screen saver, Facebook theme, or background color, having options can enhance the user's experience by making it more personal and unique. Most Internet browsers can have their appearance altered in the form of a theme. To learn how to add, delete, and change browser themes, select your browser from the list below and follow the steps.

Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge

Unfortunately, Microsoft Edge only has two themes currently available to its users: light and dark. However, we'll show you how to change between them.

  1. Open the Microsoft Edge browser.
  2. Click the More More Actions button icon in the upper-right corner.
  3. Select Settings near the bottom of the drop-down menu that appears.

Settings selector in Edge

  1. Under the General tab, in the Customize section, click the Expand arrow in Edge under Choose a theme.

Selecting a theme in Edge

  1. Choose a Light or Dark theme.
Chrome

Chrome

How to add a theme

This section shows you how to add a new theme to a Chrome browser that doesn't have one.

  1. Open the Google Chrome browser.
  2. Click Menu Chrome Menu Icon in the top-right corner of the screen.
  3. Select Settings from the drop-down menu that appears.

Settings selector in Chrome

  1. Under the Appearance section, click Themes.

Themes selector in Chrome

  1. On the page that opens, search for and choose a theme.
  2. Once you've selected a theme, click the Add to Chrome button button.

How to delete and change a theme

Once you have a theme selected, you can change or remove it by following the steps below.

  1. Open the Google Chrome browser.
  2. Click Menu Chrome Menu Icon in the top-right corner of the screen.
  3. Select Settings from the drop-down menu that appears.

Settings selector in Chrome

  1. Under the Appearance section, under Themes, click the Reset to default button in Chrome button.
  2. You can now follow the steps in the previous section above to select a new theme, if you desire.
Firefox

Mozilla Firefox

How to add a theme

To add a theme to the Mozilla Firefox browser, follow the steps below.

  1. Open the Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. Click the Menu Firefox Menu Icon in the top-right corner of the screen.
  3. Select Add-ons from the drop-down menu that appears.

Add-ons selector in Firefox.

  1. On the left side of the screen, click on Themes.

Themes selector in Firefox

  1. Type a keyword into the search bar at the top of the page.

Find more themes search in Firefox

  1. Once you've located the theme you want, click it and then click the Install Theme button in Firefox button.
Tip

You can quickly install a theme by choosing one from the Recommended Themes section on the Themes landing page.

How to set or change a theme

To set or change a default or installed theme, follow the steps below.

  1. Open the Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. Click the Menu Firefox Menu Icon in the top-right corner of the screen.
  3. Select Add-ons from the drop-down menu that appears.

Add-ons selector in Firefox.

  1. On the left side of the screen, click on Themes.

Themes selector in Firefox

  1. Once you've located your theme of choice, click the three dots on the far-right side.

Theme changing icon in Firefox

  1. Select Enable from the drop-down menu.

Enable theme button in Firefox

Opera

Opera

Unfortunately, Opera only has two themes currently available to its users: light and dark. We'll show you how to change between them.

  1. Open the Opera browser.
  2. Click the Opera menu button button in the upper-left corner.
  3. Select Settings from the drop-down menu that appears.
  4. Scroll down to the Appearance section.
  5. Locate the Enable dark theme section, and then click the toggle button Toggle on Opera to change between the light and dark themes.

Dark theme toggle switch

  1. Once you're finished, close the Settings window.