How to Make Word Light Mode on Mac

Charlotte Daniels

Mac, Tutorials

Welcome to this tutorial on how to make Word Light Mode on Mac! In this article, we will explore the steps you need to follow to switch Word to Light Mode on your Mac. Let’s get started!

Step 1: Open Word

First, you need to open the Word application on your Mac. To do this, simply click on the Word icon in your Applications folder or search for “Word” using Spotlight.

Step 2: Access Preferences

Once you have opened Word, click on the “Word” menu at the top left corner of your screen. From the dropdown menu, select “Preferences”.

Step 3: Choose General

In the Preferences window, click on the “General” tab. This is where you can customize various settings for Word.

Step 4: Select Light Mode

In the General tab, you will see a section labeled “Personalize”. Look for an option called “Office Theme” or “Appearance”.

Click on it and a dropdown menu will appear.

  • Select Light Mode: From the dropdown menu, choose “Light” or “Light Mode”. This will change Word’s interface to a light color scheme.


If you prefer a dark color scheme, you can choose “Dark” or “Dark Mode” from the Office Theme dropdown menu instead.

Step 5: Apply Changes

After selecting Light Mode from the dropdown menu, close the Preferences window. The changes will be applied instantly and you will see that Word’s interface has switched to Light Mode.

Step 6: Enjoy Light Mode!

Congratulations! You have successfully switched Word to Light Mode on your Mac. Now you can enjoy the fresh and bright interface while working on your documents.


If you ever want to switch back to Dark Mode, simply follow the same steps and choose “Dark” or “Dark Mode” from the Office Theme dropdown menu in the Preferences window.

That’s it! You now know how to make Word Light Mode on Mac.

We hope this tutorial was helpful and that you enjoy using Word in Light Mode. Happy writing!

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