Enable Dark Theme for SCCM Console | TP 2203

Microsoft has added the dark mode support for ConfigMgr console in technical preview 2203. Let’s explore this new feature where you can enable dark theme for SCCM console.

In Technical preview version 2203, one of the interesting feature was the dark theme for the console. From the SCCM console, you can switch the console theme to dark mode.

For those of you who require dark mode for SCCM console on their bright screens, it is now possible to enable it with few easy steps.

Using a console theme can help you easily distinguish a test environment from a production environment or one hierarchy from another.

Currently, there are certain locations in the console that may not display the dark theme correctly. ConfigMgr product team is aware of this and I hope they will resolve this soon.

The dark mode for Configuration console is a pre-release feature and it is yet to make it’s way to current branch build. You might see the dark theme for SCCM console getting in SCCM 2203. Let’s wait for this release to find out more.

How To Enable Dark Theme for SCCM Console

Let’s look at the steps to enable dark theme for SCCM Console:

  • Launch the SCCM Console.
  • On the top left side corner of the console, click the drop down and select Switch console theme.
  • Once you choose the theme, the console color will get changed automatically to dark.
How To Enable Dark Theme for SCCM Console
How To Enable Dark Theme for SCCM Console

Enabling the dark theme instantly changes the appearance of the Configuration Manager console and turns the console to dark.

The below screenshots shows the Configuration Manager console enabled with dark theme. Notice that certain locations in the console may not display the dark theme correctly. This is a known issue and will be fixed soon.

Configuration Manager Console with Dark Mode Enabled
Configuration Manager Console with Dark Mode Enabled

If you want to disable the dark mode for SCCM console, you can use the Switch Console Theme option. When you first switch to a different theme, you may notice the node navigation pane doesn’t properly render when you move to a new workspace. To work around this issue, restart the console.

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