How to enable the light theme for Xbox One

If you're a fan of light themes on Windows 10, we have some good news for you, a light theme is on the way for Xbox One too! Available as part of the fall 2017 Xbox update, the light theme offers a far brighter take on the Xbox UI, adding a white background to menus, guides, and beyond. Here's how to enable the light theme on Xbox One consoles.

  1. Press the Xbox button on your controller to open the Guide.
  2. Navigate to the right to the Action Center.
  3. Select All Settings with the "A" button.

  1. Navigate down to Personalization and press "A."
  2. Select System personalization.

  1. Select System theme with the "A" button.
  2. Select Light.

The light theme should now be enabled on your Xbox One system-wide!

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Jez Corden
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Jez Corden is a Managing Editor at Windows Central, focusing primarily on all things Xbox and gaming. Jez is known for breaking exclusive news and analysis as relates to the Microsoft ecosystem while being powered by tea. Follow on Twitter @JezCorden and listen to his XB2 Podcast, all about, you guessed it, Xbox!