How To Make Google Docs Dark Mode

Last Updated on July 20, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make Google Docs in dark mode.

How To Make Google Docs Dark Mode

You may find it difficult to work with Google Docs in low-light environments. To help you focus on writing, you may want to find a way to enable a Dark Mode when working on your document.

The Dark mode feature is becoming more common among productivity applications, especially since more people are starting to work at night.

While Google Docs does not have a native dark mode on the Desktop, we can add a Dark mode functionality with a browser extension.

In this guide, we will show you how to enable dark mode in Google Docs with a third-party browser extension.

How to Use Google Docs in Dark Mode

Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to use google docs in dark mode.

Step 1

First, open Google Chrome. Visit the Chrome Web Store by using the link

In the Search bar, type “Google Docs Dark Mode” and press Enter.

Step 2

Select your desired add-on and click on Get.

In this example, we’ve chosen the Google Docs Dark Mode add-on from this link.

Step 3

Once the extension is enabled in your current browser, you should now see Google Docs with Dark Mode enabled.

Step 4

The extension also allows you to toggle whether you want the document page to have reversed color or not.

Step 5

Clicking on the button seen below will toggle the dark mode on and off.


This guide should be everything you need to learn how to use Google Docs in dark mode.

You may make a copy of this example document to test it out on your own.