Enable the Dark Mode in Mac OS X El Capitan

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You're watching VisiHow. In the previous tutorial, we deleted files instantly, bypassing Trash. In this tutorial, we're going to demonstrate how to turn on "Dark Mode" in the Mac OS X El Capitan operating system.

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  1. 1
    From the desktop, click the Apple icon on the top left.
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    Click "System Preferences..."
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    Now, click "General".
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    Now, check "Use dark menu bar and Dock".
    This will change the top and bottom of the screen to dark images.
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    If you open up Spotlight Search, it will be dark as well.
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Please make sure to check out our other tutorial on how to enable high contrast mode in Google Chrome, so that you can have a darker screen in your web browser as well. This has been a video tutorial on how to enable "Dark Mode" in Mac OS X El Capitan. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the space below. Thank you for watching VisiHow!

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