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5 Ways to Enable Dark Mode in Vivaldi Browser

Dark Mode Vivaldi

Vivaldi is a feature-rich browser available for Android, Windows, and Mac. And like most other browsers, it gets a built-in dark theme with additional options to customize the accent colors, contrast, and saturation. This article explores different ways to enable or disable the dark mode theme in the Vivaldi browser on your phone and PC.

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Dark Mode in Vivaldi on Desktop

Vivaldi Dark Mode

The Vivaldi browser follows the system theme on your phone and PC by default. You can switch the system-wide theme or manually toggle dark mode in Vivaldi settings. All methods are detailed below.


Method 1- Dark Mode on Vivaldi for Mac

You can directly enable dark mode from Vivaldi settings, as shown below.

Step 1: Open the Vivaldi browser on your Mac.

Step 2: Click the Gear icon at the bottom right to open settings. Alternatively, you can tap Vivaldi in menu > Preferences.

Vivaldi Dark Mode Mac

Step 3: Select Themes from the sidebar at the left.

Vivaldi Dark Mode Mac

Step 4: Here, choose the Dark theme.

Vivaldi Dark Mode Mac

Method 2- Dark Mode on Vivaldi for Windows

The steps are more or less similar for Windows, shown below.

Step 1: Open the Vivaldi browser on your Windows PC.

Step 2: Click the Gear icon at the bottom right to open settings.

Vivaldi Dark Mode Windows

Step 3: Select Themes from the sidebar at the left.

Vivaldi Dark Mode Windows

Step 4: Finally, tap the Dark theme.

Vivaldi Dark Mode Windows

You can further click on Edit to customize the theme accent colors, background, and other settings.

Customize Vivaldi Browser

Method 3- Using System Dark Theme

Vivaldi on your computer will automatically follow the default system theme. Here’s how to change it on Windows and Mac.

On Mac

Step 1: Click the Apple logo at the top left > System Preferences.

Step 2: Tap on General.

Step 3: Select Dark next to Appearance.

On Windows 11 or 10

On the other hand, Windows users can follow the steps below:

Step 1: Open Settings on your Windows PC.

Step 2: Head to Personalization > Colors.

Step 3: Here, tap the drop-down menu next to Choose your colors. Set it to Dark.

Dark Mode in Vivaldi on Phone

Like the desktop, you can change your Android phone’s system-wide theme to dark to reflect the same theme in Vivaldi. Or, you can specifically change the theme in Vivaldi settings with further options to customize the interface color scheme.

Method 1- Android’s Built-in Dark Theme

Step 1: Open Settings on your Android phone.

Step 2: Head to the Display section.

Step 3: Here, select Dark mode.

Method 2- From Vivaldi Settings

Step 1: Open the Vivaldi browser on your phone.

Step 2: Tap the tabs button at the bottom right.

Step 3: Click the three dots and select Settings.

Step 4: Scroll down and tap Theme under Appearance.

Step 5: Here, select the Dark theme.

You can also change accent color and set a custom color code based on your liking.

Force Dark Mode for Web Pages

Force Dark Mode for Web Pages Vivaldi

Do you want all web pages or websites you visit to follow the dark background theme in Vivaldi? Scroll down on the same Theme page and turn on the toggle for Dark mode for Web Pages. Doing so will force dark mode on websites.

Wrapping Up

This was all about how you can enable the dark mode theme in the Vivaldi browser on your phone and PC. I hope this helps you have a pleasant browsing experience in low light or at night. Stay tuned for more such tips, tricks, and how-tos around browsers you use.

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Ritik Singh

Ritik is the Managing Editor at BrowserToUse. He is responsible for managing the website, developing the content strategy, and overseeing the articles to make sure they’re as informative as possible. He is mainly into smartphones, wearables, and IoT devices. Putting work aside, he has a great interest in personal finance and is also a keen motorcycle enthusiast.