How To Force Dark Mode on Google Chrome Web Pages

Dark mode, when made its appearance on various Android devices, it quickly became everyone’s favorite. Smartphone manufacturers started embedding the dark mode in their own skins and rolled out the update. Moreover, the app developers also understood the need of the hour and started developing the dark mode for their application. The result of which we can see that all the apps are now coming with a dark mode. Google is also not far behind and has already rolled out the dark mode for most of its applications. Google Chrome also has the dark mode but that feature is not yet made public. However, with the help of this guide on how to force dark mode on Google Chrome web pages, you will be able to enable the dark mode on Google Chrome.

Besides, Google rolled out this dark mode feature for all the compatible platforms and with this guide, you can also force the Google Chrome web pages to appear in dark mode. Note that the stable version of the Google Chrome has this dark mode under a very basic name called “Android web contents dark mode“. However, that is not in the case of the Google Chrome Canary version. Moreover, all the new experimental features and developer features are first introduced with the Canary version of Google Chrome. So, without any further ado, let us get straight into the article itself;

How To Force Dark Mode on Google Chrome Web Pages

The dark mode is very popular and Google has adopted this mode for all its applications. Besides, this mode is not yet made public and is not a standalone feature on the Chrome browser but, with some tweaks in the “Chrome Flags“, you will be able to force the web pages to appear in dark mode.


For this guide to work, you need to download the Google Chrome Canary version of the web browser whose link is given below;

Steps to Force Dark Mode on Google Chrome

  1. Firstly, download the Google Chrome Canary from the download section above.
  2. Open Google Chrome Canary and type in the search bar “chrome://flags“.
  3. In this page, you will find all the experimental features list as chrome flags which you can enable and test for the Google Chrome web browser.
  4. Now, search for the “Force Dark Mode for Web Contents” in the search box.
  5. You will see one flag and there will be a drop-down list named under Default.
  6. Tap on Enabled.
  7. Now, exit the Google Chrome and restart the web browser.
  8. That’s it! You will now see web pages forced in dark mode.

There you have it from my side in this post. Hope you enjoyed the dark mode on the Google Chrome web browser. Let us know in the comments your views about this dark mode. Until the next post…Cheers!


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