Rated successfully!


You have already rated this article, please do not repeat scoring!

How to Use iTunes Dark Mode on Mac or Windows 10 PC

User Img
Kevin Walker

October 11, 2018 (Updated: April 24, 2020)• Filed to: Repair iTunes

3 min read

0 Count

Using iTunes on a computer at night can cause eyestrains and insomnia especially if the screen brightness is high. Some of us who are DJs, Music Producers, or VJs use iTunes for Windows or Mac to play music all night long, and constantly looking at the screen light confuses our brains. We really need a way to manage our eyes when we work on iTunes in the late hours of the night.

Nevertheless, the existing settings in iTunes let us darken the menu bar, but the macOS Mojave has extended this feature to the entire Mac and iTunes interface, and this new feature is called iTunes Dark Mode. iTunes dark mode on Windows 10 is also a popular feature. So, this post is aimed to introduce iTunes dark mode on Windows and Mac, and give the solution for iTunes's Windows dark mode cannot run well issue.

What is iTunes Dark Mode?

In macOS Mojave’s Dark Mode, most of your operating system’s bright features will go dark of gray. This includes features like the dock, trashcan, menu bar, and system panel. Some macOS Mojave apps will also share in this feature, and such apps include iTunes, Safari, App Store, News, etc.

Therefore, with iTunes Dark Mode, using iTunes at late hours of the night won’t have much strain on the eyes. It will be very handy for those who play songs with iTunes for lengthy periods, and at late hours of the night.

How to Use iTunes Dark Mode

If you’ve been waiting so long for iTunes dark mode, which would come with macOS Mojave on September 24, then it will be awesome if you can learn how to use/enable iTunes dark mode on Mac or PC before the official release date Mac’s next operating system.

#1. iTunes Dark Mode on Mac

Apple Inc. has finally added Dark Mode to macOS Mojave. This feature will cut across all Mac features and software to dim many of the screen elements from their usual blinding white to soothing dark tone.

Here is how to set up dark mode on Mac:

Step 1. If you skip past the prompt to set up dark mode when installing macOS Mojave, then click the Apple logo at the top left corner of your window.

Step 2. Select “System Preferences > General”.

itunes dark mode mac

Step 3. Under Appearance menu, select the Dark Mode preview. The dark mode preview will show you the levels of dark background that’s available.

However, if you want to have dark mode only at night, you can go for Dynamic Desktop option to achieve that.

Step 1. Go to “System Preferences > Desktop & Screen Saver”.

Step 2. Select a desktop with a curvy icon on it; that’s a dynamic desktop.

#2. iTunes Dark Mode on Windows PC

macOS Mojave now has a dark mode, but Windows 10 users have been enjoying this feature for quite a time now. Windows’ built-in dark mode turns windows black and changes the text and icon to light colors. On Windows, you can activate iTunes dark mode just with few steps, and we’ve outlined the steps in the following paragraphs.

Step 1. Search for “Settings” on the Windows 10 search bar and launch it.

Step 2. Click “Personalization”. This feature will display a paintbrush on the computer screen.

Step 3. Click “Colors > Choose your app mode > Dark > and check the bubbles beside the dark”.

Step 4. Pick an accent color at the top of the “Color” window.

itunes dark mode win

When next you open iTunes, you’ll notice that this feature has been applied to iTunes.

iTunes Dark Mode on Windows 10 Cannot Work? How to Fix?

There are situations when iTunes may not work normally in Windows dark mode, or iTunes PC dark mode keeps resetting to normal mode. Some users has reported the related issues in reddit just as the below picture shows. Then you need to fix iTunes using an iTunes repair software called iMyFone TunesFix.

It would ensure that all iTunes problems and issues that may be causing iTunes dark mode on Windows 10 keep resetting to normal mode be fixed permanently. More so, if iTunes stops working after you’ve activated dark mode on Windows 10, then use TunesFix to fix it.

itunes dark mode on windows 10 not working

iMyFone TunesFix

1,000,000+ Downloads

Key Features:

  • TunesFix can repair iTunes dark mode not wroking on Windows 10 issue perfectly.
  • All iTunes update/restore/install issues and othre more than 100+ errors can be fixed with iMyFone TunesFix in just one click.
  • All iTunes junk files, redundant files, and old backups can be erased using TunesFix to keep iTunes at its top performance and recover PC storage space.
  • There is 0 risk of using iMyFone TunesFix.
  • This product has over 95% satisfaction among users.
  • TunesFix supports all versions of iTunes.

Windows version Mac version

Steps to use TunesFix in repairing iTunes dark mode on Windows 10 issue:

Step 1. Download iMyFone TunesFix, then install it on your PC.

Step 2. Launch the software, it will detect if there is issue with your iTunes automatically.

auto repair

Step 3. Click “Repair” button to fix your iTunes Windows dark mode issue. If you have any other iTunes problems, you can choose the mode from here to fix it.


This post has introduced what's iTunes dark mode and how to enable dark mode on both Window 10 and macOS. If any iTunes running issues exist, we implore you to download and install TunesFix now to ensure that iTunes runs optimally in dark mode on Windows 10. It can freely detect issues of your iTunes.

Windows version Mac version

Other Users Are Also Downloading

iMyFone LockWiper

Remove Apple ID & Lock Screen from iPhone/iPad/iPod touch

Download Download

iMyFone Umate Pro

Permanently erase all iOS data: WhatsApp, Viber, messages, photos, videos, call history, note, etc, 100% unrecoverable!

Download Download

Generally rated 4.5 (122 participated)

Home > Repair iTunes > How to Use iTunes Dark Mode on Mac or Windows 10 PC

top icon