How to change text and background colours

Some people find certain text and background colour combinations difficult to read, while others prefer to always have a specific colour, such as white text on a black background. These guides explain how you can change the text and background colours in your operating system (Windows, Mac or Linux) and browser to better suit your needs.

There are two ways to do this…

Change the colours on your computer

Change the settings in your operating system so that your chosen colours appear every time you use your computer.

Change the colours in your browser

Choose your preferred text and background colours for whenever you visit websites in browsers such as Internet Explorer or Firefox.

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