Dark Mode has been a feature in the Outlook app for some time. With the introduction of Windows 11, Microsoft has unveiled a refreshed design for the Outlook app, aligning it more closely with the overall system aesthetic.
This update has brought a more contemporary and streamlined look to the Outlook app. However, it also signifies a change in how users access the Dark Mode settings.
If you are struggling to find the Appearance settings in the revamped Outlook app, follow the instructions in this guide. You will be able to activate Dark Mode in the new Outlook interface swiftly and easily.
Enabling Dark Mode in New Outlook App
First, head to the Start Menu and type 'Outlook'. Then, from the search results, click on the 'Outlook' app.
On the Outlook window,' click on the 'gear' icon on the toolbar to proceed. This will open an Outlook Settings window on your screen.
On the Settings screen, click on the 'General' tab from the left sidebar to continue.
After that, select the 'Appearance' tab and click on the 'Dark' option. Alternatively, you can also select the 'Use system settings' thumbnail to change it according to your Windows 11 theme.
To further customize it, you can select a theme from the grid of options. Once done, click 'Save' to apply the changes.
If you work in dimly lit environments or usually at night, the dark mode on Outlook can reduce a significant amount of eye strain. Moreover, you can also align it with the system's appearance to toggle it accordingly.