Want to change window border color in Windows 10? Here are two easy methods to change the default color of window borders in Windows 10.
Microsoft has made a couple of changes to window borders in Windows 10. The window borders are extremely slim in Windows 10, unlike previous Windows versions, and wear blue color by default.
In Windows 10, the color of window borders is not updated automatically when you change the desktop background or wallpaper. As you likely know, in Windows 8 and 8.1, Windows would automatically update window border color and taskbar color to match the desktop background.
If you don’t like the default color of window borders, you can easily change window border color in Windows 10. You could either pick up a color of your choice or configure Windows 10 to automatically adjust the window border color to match the desktop background.
Note that changing window border color also changes taskbar and Start menu color in Windows 10, if you have enabled colored taskbar and Start menu. It also changes the color of some tiles on the Start menu.
The title bar color can’t be changed by default but can be changed by following the instructions in our how to change title bar color in Windows 10 guide.
3 ways to change window border color in Windows 10
To change window border color in Windows 10, follow the instructions mentioned in one of the three methods given below.
Method 1 of 3
Change window border color in Windows 10 to an available color
Step 1: Right-click on the desktop and click Personalize option to open the Personalization section of the Settings app.
Step 2: On the left pane, click Colors. Now, on the right-side, under Choose your accent color section, click on a color to set it as window border color. To pick a different color that is not in the list, click the Custom color option and then create one!
Method 2 of 3
Change window border color via Color and Appearance
If you are not pleased with the default set of colors offered under Settings, you can use the mixture tool present in Color and Appearance to customize the color and pick up a color for window borders. Here is how to do it:
Step 1: Open the Run command box simultaneously pressing the Windows logo and R keys.
Step 2: Type the following path in the box, and then press Enter key to open Color and Appearance window.
Step 3: Here, you can either select a pre-defined color or click Show color mixture to customize the color. Note that while using the color mixer, keep a tab on window borders as they change in real-time.
Step 4: Finally, click the Save changes button to apply the selected color. That’s it!
Method 3 of 3
Automatically change window border color in Windows 10
If you want Windows 10 to automatically select an appropriate window color depending on your desktop background, you can configure Windows 10 to automatically pick a color from your current desktop background.
Step 1: Right-click on the desktop, click Personalize to open the Settings app.
Step 2: On the left pane, click Colors. On the right side, turn on the option labeled Automatically pick an accent color from my background. That’s it!