Tip: Personalize Chrome with Google's Colorful New Themes

Google Chrome Canary

I know. This isn't rocket science, or profound in any way.

While there are 14 new themes, the most notable look here is the Just Black theme, which effectively brings Dark Mode to Chrome. So this is absolutely worth knowing about.

The themes are available on the official Chrome Web Store, on this page, and can be installed by any Chrome user with the click of a button. Yesterday's launch marks the first time the Chrome team released any official themes. Click on "add to Chrome" to install the theme in Google Chrome. Mozilla did drop support for full themes with the release of Firefox 57 and Firefox's capabilities in that regard have moved closer to Chrome's even though they are still more powerful than what Google Chrome offers. Most of Google's themes simply center on a single color or pair of colors: Classic Blue, Banana, Serenity, Sea Foam, Marsala, Pretty in Pink, Rose, Honeysuckle, Ultra Violet, Oceanic, Slate, and Just Black.

The themes are compatible with both of Chrome's older and newer UIs, however, some themes might not work as intended on the older pre-v69 user interface. If you don't like it, an Undo button appears immediately after installation, but you can also revert to the default in Settings Themes or by heading straight to chrome://settings/appearance and clicking the "Reset to default" button. We'll keep an eye out for more, but for now, browse their themes for yourself and see if anything catches your eye.

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