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How do I change my Google calendar theme? (3 Easy Steps)

Do you want to change my Google calendar theme? Unfortunately, Google has discontinued the Labs feature in Google Calendar, which includes a way to enable a custom background image. And can make your dark calendar of it. You can let the Google Calendar team know that you want this feature for Calendar by Send Feedback to Google Calendar.

Change my Google Calendar theme with the free Turn Off the Lights browser extension
Change my Google Calendar theme with the free Turn Off the Lights browser extension

Activate your custom Calendar background and change my Google calendar theme

But why wait? When you can already have a most customized Night Mode feature (in the Turn Off the Lights Browser extension) for all websites. And that change my Google calendar theme to your personal style. That feels your calendar more alive than the solid bright Calendar web page.

Follow the steps here below to activate this solution in your favorite web browser:

  1. Install the free and Open-Source Turn Off the Lights Browser extension
    • For Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and Microsoft Edge
      1. Click right on the gray lamp button
      2. And select the menu item Options
    • For Safari version 12 or lower
      1. Open the “Turn Off the Lights for Safari” app from the Launchpad or from the Application folder
      2. And click below in this window on the button Options
  2. When the options page is open, click on the tab Night Mode
  3. And enable here the checkbox to get the Night switch visible on each web page or scroll further down to enable the checkbox to automatically convert the page in night theme each time you open a new page

Everything can be customized to your personal theme color and harmony on all your favorite websites.

In addition, you can customize the website background, text, and hyperlink colors. So you can make it personal to your night theme style. And get the Google Calendar Dark Mode you want to see in your web browser.

YouTube video tutorial on how to enable the Night Mode feature

And on iOS, you can also install the Turn Off the Lights for Safari app, which brings the option to get dark mode on your smaller screen size. So you can activate it with a long press on the current web page. See in the Turn Off the Lights Options page -> Night Mode tab -> and here you see the option to activate it by the switch on long-press action.

Conclusion

Hope that will answer one of your questions about the Google Calendar theme:

  • Can you change the background of Google Calendar?
  • Is there a dark mode for Google Calendar?
  • Does Google Calendar have a dark mode desktop?
  • How do I make Google Calendar widget dark theme?
  • Steps to activate change my Google calendar theme
  • Dark Mode change my Google calendar theme
  • How to get Google Calendar dark mode desktop?
  • How to get Google Calendar dark mode chrome?

Now you can enjoy on Calendar theme you wanted. If you find it useful you can share the link on Facebook or share the link on Twitter. So your family, friends, or colleagues can know about how to change a theme in Google Calendar.

Can you change the background of Google Calendar?

In Google Calendar settings there is currently no option to customize this background. However, with the help of the free Turn Off the Lights browser extension, you can enable the Night Mode feature. With that feature, you can choose your own background and that includes Google Calendar.

How do I get my Google calendar out of dark mode?

If you experience this problem on your web browser. Then it is possible you did install a user stylesheet on your web browser. You can solve this by uninstalling the browser extensions you are using one by one. That will solve this problem in your Google Calendar that becomes a Dark Mode version of it. And if you want to customize the Dark Mode experience on all websites you can use the Turn Off the Lights browser extension.

How do I make Google Calendar widget darker?

For Android 10 and up, widgets and the Calendar appear in Dark mode if Battery saver or Dark theme are turned on from your system settings. When you disable the Dark Mode feature you will get back a light mode Google Calendar widget.
For iOS 13 and up, it will use the system appearance of your iPhone and iPad device. When you disable the Dark Mode feature on your personal device. Then it will change my Google calendar theme back to the light Google Calendar widget.



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