How to enable Yahoo Dark Mode for FREE in easily 3 steps?


This help page will explain to you what is Yahoo, the benefits of Dark mode, and how to enable Yahoo dark mode.

What is the Yahoo website?

The Yahoo website is an American web services provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and owned by Verizon Media. The original Yahoo! company was founded by Jerry Yang and David Filo in January 1994 and was incorporated on March 2, 1995. Yahoo was one of the pioneers of the early Internet era in the 1990s. From the first launch day until today, it still has no option to get the Yahoo Dark Mode website. However, there is a solution to this problem. So you will get the best and most comfortable dark experience that you can easily read on the web page at the night.

Yahoo Dark Mode with the Turn Off the Lights browser extension. Thanks to the Night Mode feature.
Yahoo Dark Mode with the free Turn Off the Lights browser extension using the Night Mode feature

Yahoo Dark Mode

Dark mode is a color scheme that replaces the traditional light background with a dark one. This can be easier on the eyes in low-light conditions and can help reduce eye strain, especially when using electronic devices for extended periods of time. In addition, using dark mode can also help save battery life on devices with OLED or AMOLED displays.

With the free and Open-Source Turn Off the Lights browser extension, you can convert any website to your personal dark mode website (that includes Yahoo Dark Mode and Yahoo finance dark mode). That with the Night Mode feature that is optionally available on the Options page. When you enable this night switch it can convert the current stylesheet to the dark color you want to see. Such as the background, text, and hyperlink colors can be changed to your preference.

Active Yahoo Dark Mode built-in

To enable dark mode in the official Yahoo website, you can follow these steps:

  1. Open the Yahoo homepage and log in to your account.
  2. Click on the “Settings” icon, which looks like a gear.
  3. From the drop-down menu, select “Themes.”
  4. In the “Themes” section, you will see an option for “Dark Mode.”
  5. Turn on the toggle switch next to “Dark Mode.”

Activate Yahoo Dark Mode with the free browser extension

For regular desktop internet users, you can get also this Yahoo Night Mode version on your favorite web browser. That with the Night Mode option in the Turn Off the Lights Browser extension. Follow the steps here below on how to enable this free solution in your web browser:

  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
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.


In conclusion, enabling dark mode in Yahoo is a simple process that can provide several benefits. Not only does it offer a more aesthetically pleasing look, but it also helps reduce eye strain and conserve battery life. By following the steps outlined above, you can easily switch to dark mode in your Yahoo account and experience these benefits for yourself.

Hope that answer one of your questions about Yahoo Dark Mode:

  • Activate dark mode for Yahoo desktop
  • How do I make Yahoo Black?
  • Is there a dark mode for Yahoo?
  • How to enable dark mode for Yahoo?

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