How To Show Color On Title Bars In Windows 11

Most users do not bother to alter the default user interface settings, but some users like to personalize each aspect of the operating system.

How To Show Color On Title Bars In Windows 11

Windows 11 does not display the accent color on title bars and window borders with default settings. Because of this, title bars of most applications wear a white/black color depending on the light/dark mode.

However, if you like colored title bars and window borders, you can configure Windows 11 to show colors on title bars and window borders.

NOTE: The File Explorer does not have a title bar in Windows 11. So, when you configure Windows 11 to show color on title bars and window borders, the accent color will show up only on File Explorer window borders.

Here is how to configure Windows 11 to display color title bar and window borders.

Show color on title bars and window borders in Windows 11

Step 1: Open the Settings app. Go to Personalization > Colours page.

Step 2: Click on Accent colors to expand the same.

How To Show Color On Title Bars In Windows 11

Step 3: Scroll down the page to see the Show accent color on title bars and window borders option. Turn on the option to see color on title bars and window borders.

How To Show Color On Title Bars In Windows 11

Simple as that!

NOTE 1: Windows 11 automatically chooses an accent color to match the current desktop background with default settings. If you wish to select your own accent color, you can do so by navigating to Settings > Personalization > Colours, choosing Manual, and then picking a color of your choice (refer to the picture below).

How To Show Color On Title Bars In Windows 11

NOTE 2: The same page (Settings > Personalization > Colors) also contains an option called Show accent on Start and taskbar, which you can use to display the current accent color on the Start menu and taskbar (the option is turned off by default).

FAQ’s

1. How do I change the color of the title bar in Windows 11?

Click on Start > Settings > Personalization. Scroll down on the right to Show accent color on the following surfaces. Titles bars and windows borders selected will work and both selected will work.

2. How do I change the color of my title bar?

Step 1: Click Start, then Settings. Step 2: Click Personalization, then Colors. This setting can bring color back to the title bar. Step 3: Turn on the setting for “Show color on Start, taskbar, action center, and title bar.”

3. How do I show the title bar in Windows?

In Microsoft Windows, pressing Alt + Spacebar shows you the window menu options, as shown in the picture. Using this keyboard shortcut, you can perform any of the title bar options without using a mouse.

4. How do I make my window bars black?

Open Windows Settings, go to the “Personalization” section, click “Colors” in the left panel, then, under the “More Options” section at the bottom of the page, turn off “Transparency Effects.

5. How do I make my window bars darker?

How to Enable Dark Mode in Windows 10
  1. Open the Start menu. You can do this by clicking on the Windows icon on the bottom left corner of your screen.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Click on Personalization.
  4. Go to the Colors tab.
  5. Scroll down and click on the Dark button under “Choose your default app mode.”

6. Why can’t I change the color of my taskbar?

Go to settings and click on Ease to Access. From the list of options under ‘Vision,’ click on Color filters. In case your taskbar colors aren’t showing even after setting them up to do so, it may be because your device’s color filters are on, and if it is the case, turn them off.

How To Show Color On Title Bars In Windows 11 Video Tutorial

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