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macos Mojave: how to switch between Dark and Light Mode in Mail App on Mac

Here are the settings for how to turn off dark mode for mail app specifically on Mac running on MacOS Mojave. If you don’t want a Dark Mode for Email in Mail app only then, you Need to change settings use dark mode background for messages.

Find the preview settings on my mac that I have done in dark mode. In result, you can easily read mail body text while the Dark Mode is on. In this article, I discuss Dark mode customization. System-wide dark Mode on Mac completely turns on for all the apps the pre-installed on your mac.


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Dark mode supported applications are mail app, finder, Photos, calendar, Xcode and all other third-party applications that installed on your Mac.

Users reported this, they can’t read messages and doesn’t look like environment-friendly when the dark mode is on. See the Apple give another hidden feature for a mail app, using this we can read mail in a light mode without disabling dark mode.

1 Remove Dark mode from Mac Mail app only

These settings will apply for the text-only apps so that the viewers can read a text in black with white background.

Steps for Turn on Light mode With Dark Mode on Mail App on Mac

Prerequisite and Check this at first: System-Wide Dark mode should be enabled on Mac. Also useful how to activate dark mode on Mac: 2 methods.

Step #1: Launch mail app on your Mac.

Step #2: Go to the top menu, and Go to the preference for mail.

Step #3: Now click on the viewing section.

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Step 4: Uncheck the settings for “use dark mode background for messages.”

Yes, you can see the immediate changes.

Test it, yourself. Make sure this setting doesn’t override the existing HTML code. Plain text mail you can see in the fantastic format.

I love this format and appearance with Dark mode on Mac OS Mojave.

Now share your thoughts and experience about Apple Mac mail app with light mode when the dark mode is enabled.

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