How to change the background color of the Windows 10 CMD

The Windows command prompt (also known as CMD ) has a simple and pleasant interface inherited from the legendary MS-DOS operating system, which offers us a black background with well-defined white letters. The fact is that the other day I asked myself if it was possible to customize the interface since it’s still a bit sad and basic, and you know what?, the truth is that you can. That is why today in MrAppsGeek we will see how to change the background color of the Windows 10 CMD to give it a different and personalized touch.

How to Change CMD Background Color in Windows 10 Step by Step 2023

The first thing we must do is enter the command prompt, for this we will have to follow these steps:

  1. We go to the Windows search engine and write “CMD” without quotes, then we will enter the best match.
  2. Then we right-click to run as administrator .

Now in the command prompt screen we will place the mouse on the upper part of the screen and we will right click with the cursor and in the pop-up menu we will enter “Properties” .

How to Change the Background Color of the Command Prompt in Windows 10 Easy and Fast 2023

This will take us to “Properties” and we must follow the following instructions:

  1. We enter the “Colors” tab .
  2. We enter “Screen Background” .
  3. Here we will choose the color that we like the most (below we will have a demonstration of how it would look).
  4. Finally we will click on “OK” to save the changes.

Change Windows 2023 CMD Screen Background

It is possible that the changes are not visible at first, do not worry, it is normal, in order to see the result we will have to close the CMD and reopen it again . And well, this is how the change would look, remember that if you don’t like it, you can always choose another more pleasant color.

If you still have questions about how to change the color of the CMD in Windows 10, 8 and 7, you can always leave a comment and I will try to answer as soon as possible. Do not forget to share this article with your social networks… Thank you for your support!