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How to install Google Chrome Themes?

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Learn how to install, activate or remove the best google chrome themes and light up your browsing experience by following this step-by-step guide article.

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Frustrated by Chrome’s darker shades of gray? Google Chrome Themes are basically custom skins that help to design a new look on our chrome web browser (See also: how the internet works?). They aren’t just in for different colors; each theme has its own capability. Besides, several themes also feature background images that appear when you open a new tab.

Google is now working on refining its own site and Chrome’s dark mode in preparation for the release of Android 13. But there’s no need to hold for that because Google has already been compiling dark themes into a simply usable collection.

There are also collections based on different topics such as exploration, space, forest scenes, and options created by Google’s A-rated fashion designers. You make sure to look for something you like. Not all themes are free, but the vast majority are.

How to install Google Chrome Themes?


First of all, you’ll find tons of themes available in the Chrome Web Store. But there’s an irresistible number to choose between them. Fortunately, you can narrow them down using the options on the left, allowing you to choose between themes designed by Google and third parties, and by star rating.

Themes Designed by Google are delicious and will bring a change to your browser by transforming its standard design into something more vibrant. The High Contrast theme is particularly advantageous, making tabs distinct for anyone who struggles to distinguish between subtle shades. Themes Designed by artists are more variable in quality, but give you a lot more options, and many consists of custom backgrounds for new tabs.

Hovering over any Google Chrome themes will show a brief description of the designer’s writing. Once you find it, click on the thumbnail to check more details, including a description of the designer, the date it was last updated, and the language for which it was created. It’s also worth reviewing the reviews, which will give you a concept of ​​the overall quality of the theme and any issues it may have.

If you’re satisfied with your theme choice, go ahead and take the theme for a spin, tap on “Add to Chrome”, and your browser will be converted. 

How to Install custom Google Chrome Themes?

There are simple steps to follow to install custom chrome themes on your chrome browser. And you’re going to install your custom theme by following the guides below. So, to do that –

  • The very first thing you need to do is launch the Google Chrome browser.
  • Next, Right-click the Windows “Start” button and tap “Open Windows Explorer”. Navigate to the download folder, where the themes will be saved when downloaded. Custom themes are saved with the “.crx” file extension
  • Drag and drop the custom theme file into your browser window.
  • Click “Add” in the Confirm New Theme dialog box.

How to remove Google Chrome Themes?

Suppose you don’t want to use your current chrome theme. To reset Chrome back to its default appearance, 

  • Open the menu and select ‘Settings’. 
  • Select ‘Appearance’ from the left-hand menu and click ‘Reset to default’.

There’s no need to reset Chrome’s look in between trying several Themes. Just choose another one and the previous one will be overridden. 

The best Chrome Themes to use

We’ve come up with a few of our favorite Google Chrome Themes. Each theme has its own features and specialty, so feel free to try each of them once. And don’t forget to tell us by commenting below which theme you’re currently using on your best web browser.

1. Space


There’s no lack of astrological themes for Google Chrome, but this is Anto’s Web’s favorite. Translucent tabs perch over a star-scattered background, and opening a new tab reveals an attractive image of the Earth with its atmosphere aglow. 

2. Tibi


Part of Google’s collection of designer themes, Amy Smajlovic, a fashion designer designed this fun and fresh look. It offers semi-transparent tabs and a bright, almost psychedelic background to brighten your desktop.

3. High Contrast Colorful


Interestingly though, not all custom themes make it easy to separate tabs and read labels. This Google-designed theme is designed to be as easy to use as possible and it still looks stunning.

4. Turkey


This theme is based on a beautiful photo of a Turkish beach at sunset. It is very atmospheric and looks attractive on a large monitor. The only problem is that tab labels can be a little hard to read, so you may have to scroll through them.

5. Canola Flower


An interesting, hot Chrome theme that’s a real pick-me-up when you load your browser in the morning. This is a stunning high-contrast theme, so tab labels are clear, and it’s quite easy to distinguish between active and background tabs.

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