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How to Make Google Calendar Dark Mode (Easiest Way in 2024)

In this article, we will show you how to make Google Calendar dark mode on a desktop, iPhone and Android phone. Simply follow the process below. 

How to Make Google Calendar Dark Mode on Desktop

Google Calendar on a desktop browser does not natively support a Dark Mode setting. However, you can follow the simple steps below to change Google Calendar to dark mode in Google Chrome using a browser extension.  

1. Access Chrome Web Store from a New Tab in Google Chrome

With Google Calendar open in Google Chrome, open a new tab. Navigate to the Chrome Web Store by typing "chrome.google.com/webstore" in the address bar.

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2. Search for Dark Mode Extension in the Chrome Web Store 

In the Chrome Web Store, use the search bar to look for a Dark Mode extension. A popular choice is "Dark Mode - Dark Reader for Chrome."

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3. Install the Dark Mode Extension 

Find "Dark Mode" or another preferred extension in the search results. Click on it and then select 'Add to Chrome' to install.

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After installation, Chrome automatically applies a dark theme to most websites, including Google Calendar.

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4. Manage Extension Settings  

To turn Dark Mode on or off, click the extensions icon in the Chrome toolbar. Select the Dark Mode extension and click 'Manage Extension.'

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Here, you can toggle the extension on or off for specific websites, including Google Calendar.

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6. Check Calendar Visibility  

Review Google Calendar to ensure that all text, events, and functionalities are clearly visible. Toggle the Dark Mode extension on or off as needed for the best viewing experience.

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How to Change Google Calendar to Dark Mode on iPhone

Follow the steps below to easily set Google Calendar to Dark mode on your iPhone. 

1. Open 'Settings' App on Your iPhone

Tap the 'Settings' app on your iPhone to start changing the display settings.

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2. Navigate to 'Display & Brightness' in Settings  

Scroll through the Settings menu to find and select the 'Display & Brightness' option.

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3. Activate iPhone's Dark Mode in 'Appearance' Settings  

Choose the 'Dark' option under the 'Appearance' section to switch your iPhone to Dark Mode, affecting compatible apps including Google Calendar.

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4. Verify Dark Mode in Google Calendar App

Open the Google Calendar app to ensure it has switched to Dark Mode, matching your iPhone's display settings.

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How to Change Google Calendar to Dark Mode on Android

Follow these easy steps to turn Google Calendar to Dark Mode on an Android phone. 

1. Open the Google Calendar App on Your Android Phone  

Locate and tap the Google Calendar app icon on your Android device to open it.

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2. Tap the Menu Icon in Google Calendar  

In the Google Calendar app, tap the three horizontal lines (menu icon) usually located at the top left corner of the screen.

3. Access 'Settings' in the App Menu 

In the app's menu that slides out, scroll down and find the 'Settings' option. Tap on it to access Google Calendar's settings.

4. Select 'General' in Settings  

Within the 'Settings' menu, tap on 'General' to find general preferences for the app.

5. Find and Tap 'Theme' in General Settings  

In the 'General' settings, look for the 'Theme' option. This controls the color scheme of the app.

6. Choose 'Dark' from Theme Options  

In the 'Theme' settings, you will typically find options like 'Light,' 'Dark,' and 'Set by Battery Saver.' Tap 'Dark' to enable Dark Mode in Google Calendar.

7. Confirm Dark Mode Activation in Google Calendar

Return to the main view of Google Calendar. It should now display a dark background with light text, indicating that Dark Mode is active.

We hope that you now have a better understanding of how to make Google Calendar dark mode on your desktop, iPhone, or Android phone. If you enjoyed this article, you might also like our article on why Google Calendar is not syncing to another account or our article on who can see my Google Calendar.

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