Google launches new Chrome 74 browser: Dark mode enabled
|Google launches new Chrome 74 browser: Dark mode enabled|
Google officially launched the new Chrome 74 browser for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems yesterday, with the introduction of a new dark mode for Windows 10 users.
The same dark mode arrived last month on MacOS along with Chrome 73.
Chrome will now automatically connect to dark mode in Windows 10. The end result is that it looks almost identical to a browser when browsing anonymously.
Although Google is introducing this dark mode on Windows, the company has not yet fully enabled it for all Chrome users.
“We can confirm that we now enable this feature to a small number of Chrome 74 users and that it will become more accessible to other users in the near future,” explains Google.
However, if you don’t want to wait for Google to fully enable dark mode, there’s a shortcut on how to do it yourself.
Find the shortcut you use to launch Chrome and open properties. Add “-force-dark-mode” to the end of the target location (without quotes).
Dark mode should be enabled in this way. If you typically launch Chrome via a pinned taskbar item, you’ll need to right-click the shortcut, then remove it again and pin it to the taskbar to keep it dark.
Google Chrome 74 can be downloaded from the Google website or through the “About” option.