How to Install or Change Theme in Notepad++

Installing and changing themes in Notepad++ is a simple task. Let’s see how to do this on Windows 10.

Steps to Install Theme

First, you need to download the Notepad++ theme.

Once you’ve done that, copy that theme XML file.

Open the Run Command Box by pressing Windows + R.

Type %appdata% and then press the Enter key.

Open the Notepad++ folder and then the themes folder.

Paste the XML file you copied earlier here.

That’s all.

Open Notepad++ now.

Hit Settings at the top.

Click on the Style Configurator.

Open the first drop-down list in the popup, and see the theme you’ve added.

Note: If you want to delete a theme you’ve added, go to the folder mentioned above and find the XML file of the theme you’d like to remove. Delete it. That’s it.

Steps to Change Theme

Open Notepad++.

Hit Settings at the top.

Click on Style Configurator.

In the popup, open the drop-down list.

All the options you see are Notepad++ themes.

Pick the one, and it’ll be applied to Notepad++.

If you don’t like it, then pick another.

Once you are done with the selection, click the Save & Close button.

I hope this guide, “How to Install or Change Theme in Notepad++,” is helpful to you.

Thanks for reading.