How to Install & Uninstall Themes in the Microsoft Edge browser?

Windows 10 offers a new browser other than Internet Explorer, called Microsoft Edge. Customization of Microsoft Edge is also possible. You can change the theme to light, dark, and system default. There are two types of themes in Microsoft Edge:

  1. Themes for Edge and,
  2. Themes for websites

This article will guide you on installing and uninstalling themes in the Microsoft Edge browser.

What is the process for installing a new theme in the Microsoft Edge browser?

Step 1. Open the Edge browser and click on the right top corner … (three horizontal dots) to install a new theme under the Microsoft Edge browser.
Step 2. From the available options, click on Extensions.
Step 3. It will open edge://extensions/ page.
Step 4. Click on Get extensions for the Microsoft Edge button to open the official Add-ons page extensions page.

 

Note: Microsoft Edge extensions page offers both themes and add-ons.

Step 5. Under the Microsoft Edge extensions page, click on the “Search all extensions” search box, type themeand hit Enter from the keyboard to list all available themes.

Note: you can also type the theme name if you know the specific theme name.

 

Step 6. To install a theme under the Edge browser, click on the Get button next to the theme’s entry. If you want to know a specific theme in detail, click on the theme’s title to open it. It will open a dedicated page, where you can find additional information about a particular theme, like version number, last update date, and description.

Step 7. When you’re prompted for confirmation, click on the Add theme or Add extension (themes designed for websites are offered as an extension by Microsoft) button to install and apply the theme.

Note: Once the Edge browser theme is downloaded, it will be applied immediately and automatically.

What is the procedure for uninstalling or removing a theme from the Microsoft Edge web browser?

Step 1. To uninstall installed themes from the Microsoft Edge browser, open the Edge browser, and click on the right top corner … (three horizontal dots).
Step 2. From the available options, click on Settings.
Step 3. Click on Appearance from the left side options.
Step 4. Under Custom theme, click the Remove button next to the theme name.

How to remove or uninstall an Edge theme installed as an extension?

If you have installed a theme extension, you will not find an option to remove the theme through the abovementioned steps.

Step 1. Open the Edge browser and click on the right top corner … (three horizontal dots) to uninstall an installed theme under the Microsoft Edge browser.

Step 2. From the available options, click on Extensions.

Step 3. It will open edge://extensions/ page.

Step 4. Under Installed extensions, click on the Remove link to remove or uninstall the installed theme.

Step 5. When prompted, click on the Remove button.

That’s all for the article.

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