How to Enable Dark Mode in macOS Sierra on Mac

You would like to enable Dark Mode in macOS Sierra on your Mac to make viewing the screen at night a bit easy. Follow this quick walkthrough to get started.

“Dark Mode” is one of the most appreciable features on Mac. Once enabled, it changes the look of Mac interface; making it much easier to view the screen at night.

Whenever I use Mac at night, I make sure to enable Dark Mode. Though it may be limited in terms of functionality, it offers enough protection to prevent the eyes from straining. Here is how it works.

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How to Enable Dark Mode in macOS Sierra

Points to Consider

  • When Dark Mode is activated, the pale translucent background in the Dock becomes a lot darker.
  • The drop-down menus in the Menu bar across macOS is also turned dark.
  • Currently, only Apple’s own apps support Dark Mode in the Menu bar. Though the third party apps display a dark menu, it lacks the see-through effect.
  • Dark Mode doesn’t have any impact on other translucent parts of the macOS interface.

How to Enable Dark Mode in macOS Sierra on Mac

Step #1. Head over to the System Preferences.

Click on System Preferences in macOS Sierra

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Step #2. Click on General.

Click on General in macOS Sierra System Preferences

Step #3. Now, you need to check the box for “Use Dark Menu Bar and Dock.”

Enable Dark Mode in macOS Sierra

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That’s it! Now, check out the look of the menu bar as well as the Dock.

How to Disable Dark Mode in macOS Sierra on Mac

It’s just as easy to turn off Dark Mode on Mac.

Step #1. Go to System Preferences → General.

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Step #2. Now, you need to uncheck the box for “Use Dark Menu Bar and Dock.”

Disable Dark Mode in macOS Sierra

That’s it!

I wish Dark Mode arrives on iOS devices as well sooner than later. Though there are features like Color Filters, Display Accommodations which are very helpful, they don’t quite match the quality of Dark Mode. Hopefully, Apple fulfills the wish of many iOS users who have been eagerly waiting for it for long.

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Dhvanesh Adhiyahttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on iGeeksBlog.com. He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.

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