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How to enable Google Drive Dark Mode website? (3 Easy Steps)

If you are looking for Google Drive in Dark Mode. Then you are on the correct help page because Google does not have an official way to get a dark mode version (on the web). However, there is a free useful tool to get all your favorite websites in dark mode and that includes Google Drive Dark Mode.

Google Drive is an online service from Google the sub-company of Alphabet. The place to upload your personal file in your online storage center. So you can reach your files anywhere in the world and on all kinds of devices such as laptops, tablets, and mobile. So no matter what web browser you use, it works on Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Microsoft Edge.

Solution for Desktop web browser

Does Google Drive have a dark mode?

No. Google Drive does not have an official Dark Mode website version. However, thanks to the Turn Off the Lights Browser extension, you can enable the Night Mode feature. That will convert each website to your own personal dark skin. So you have a better and more comfortable view experience in your Google Drive folder. And you will reduce eye fatigue and is more healthy for you. So you have no headaches when staring at the bright light for a long time. And it works in Dark mode Google Drive Chrome web browser and Firefox, Safari, and Microsoft Edge.

Google Drive in Dark Mode with Turn Off the Lights Browser extension
Google Drive – My Drive – Google Chrome Extensions folder

Steps to activate Google Drive Dark Mode with the free browser extension

The steps on Google drive web dark mode make it easy for your eyes. Follow the steps here below on how to make a Google drive dark theme:

  1. Download the Turn Off the Lights browser extension
  2. Click right on the gray lamp button and select Options in the menu item
  3. The Turn Off the Lights Options page shows up and select the tab Night Mode
  4. And enable here the Night switch or the long-press feature to activate the night mode on the current web page
  5. When you back to your Google website you will see the Night switch (if you choose this option)
YouTube video tutorial on how to enable the Night Mode feature

In addition, you can customize the website background, text, and hyperlink colors. So you can make it personal to your night theme style. And have your Google drive in dark mode for PC, Mac, and Linux enabled.

Furthermore, you have the option to show the night switch also on all your other favorite websites. And to get the function automatically enabled on your allowed or disallowed list on the Turn Off the Lights Options page.

Solution for on Mobile App

And for the mobile platform, you can follow the steps below on how to activate the Google Drive Dark Mode.

Android

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Drive app
  2. At the top left, tap Menu icon
  3. Tap Settings icon
  4. Tap Choose theme
    1. Choose DarkLight or System default

iOS

There is currently no option to change the theme in the Google Drive app on iPhone and iPad. For more information on “Use Dark theme in Google Drive” on your iOS Device. See this help article from Google Support:
Use Dark theme in Google Drive

Conclusion

Hope that will answer one of your questions about the Google Drive Dark Mode:

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  • How do I make Google Drive Dark mode Android?
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If you find it useful to get your Google Drive in Dark Mode, then you can share the link on Facebook or share the link on Twitter. So your family, friends, or colleagues can know about this handy free tool.

Google Drive Dark mode FAQ

Is there a dark mode for Google Drive?

No, Google Drive does not have an official Dark Mode version of its website. However, you can enable the Google Drive Dark Mode version when you install the free and most popular Turn Off the Lights Browser extension. And in the Options page enable the “Night Mode” feature.

Can you have a theme on Google Drive?

Yes, if you use a web browser you can install a browser extension. That can customize the web experience to your personal style and feel. That includes adding a Dark Mode theme for Google Drive and all websites. You get a most customizable experience with the free and Open-Source Turn Off the Lights Browser extension.

How do I turn on dark mode in Google Drive?

You can enable the Dark Mode on all websites by installing the Turn Off the Lights Browser extension, and on the Options page go to the Night Mode tab. And enable here the Night Mode switch.

Can you make Google Docs dark?

Yes, with the free Turn Off the Lights Browser extension. And in the Options page enable the Night Mode feature.

Is Dark mode better for eyes?

Yes, it is very comfortable when you read a web page late at the night. Because the bright light will create a headache when you watch too long a bright website.



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