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How to Change to a Light or Dark Theme for Mail app in Windows 10

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Windows 10 comes with a new Mail app. The new Mail app brings improved performance and a familiar three-pane email UI, with a toggle to quickly move between your email and calendar. Mail includes customizable Swipe Gestures, letting you swipe right or left to take actions like delete, flag, move or mark as read/unread. Also check out the new email authoring experience. Mail leverages the familiar and rich capability of Word to that allows you to easily insert tables, add pictures and use bullets and color to your text. The new Mail app supports Office 365, Exchange, Outlook.com, Gmail, Yahoo!, IMAP, POP and other popular accounts.

You can choose to use a light or dark theme in the Mail app.

This tutorial will show you how to change the Mail app theme to use a light or dark theme for your account in Windows 10.

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The left pane in the Mail app will not show the selected color as its solid color background if you use a dark theme. Instead, it will use the color black.




Here's How:

1. Open the Mail app.

2. Click/tap on the Settings button at the bottom of the left pane, and click/tap on Personalization in the Settings flyout. (see screenshot below)

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3. Do step 4 (light) or step 5 (dark) below for what theme you would like to choose.


 4. To Use a Light Theme in Mail app

A) Select Light theme. (see screenshot below)

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 5. To Use a Dark Theme in Mail app

A) Select Dark theme. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,
Shawn