How To Change the Theme in Visual Studio Code

This guide shows you how to change the theme in Visual Studio Code. This is done by customizing the Color Theme Settings. Follow these steps:

  1. From the sidebar in VS Code, select the Manage icon.

    Manage Button
    Next, select the gear icon from the bottom-left corner of Visual Studio Code.
  2. Select Color Theme from the options. Alternatively, use the shortcut Ctrl + K then Ctrl + T.

    Color Theme
    Select the Color Theme option from the list of options.
  3. You will be prompted to select the Color Theme you prefer.

    Command Palette
    A command palette will pop up on the top-center of Visual Studio Code.
  4. Now, you can preview the colors by pressing the Up/Down keys or entering the color name in the palette.

    Color Previews
    Next, use the cursor keys to preview the color themes.
  5. Select the theme you want and press Enter.

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