A new “dark” setting will appear in your search settings under the “appearance” section.
Barry Schwartz on July 26, 2023 at 1:51 pm | Reading time: 1 minute
Microsoft has begun to officially roll out dark mode for Bing Search and Bing Chat. We reported this was coming, along with support for Bing Chat in Chrome and Safari browsers. Microsoft’s Jordi Ribas posted on Twitter “We are starting to roll out desktop dark mode for Bing over the next few days.”
What dark mode looks like in Bing Search. Here is a screenshot of what dark mode looks like in Bing Search:
What dark mode looks like in Bing Chat. Here is a screenshot of what dark mode looks like in Bing Chat:
How to enable dark mode in Bing. To enable dark mode in Bing Search or Bing Chat, click on the menu bar at the top right of the page and under the “appearance” section check off “dark.” You can also default to your system settings for dark or light mode:
Why we care. Jordi Ribas from Microsoft said, “We heard the requests for dark mode and are excited for everyone to experience this feature in Bing Search and Chat.”
So this is a much-requested feature and we know Google Search supports dark mode, as does Google Bard.
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