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Set Colors for Active/Inactive Title Bars in Windows 11 PC

In this article, we will show you how to set colors for Active/Inactive Title Bars in Windows 11. The title bar is a horizontal bar located at the top of a window in a graphical user interface. It displays the title of the software, the name of the current document or file, or other text that identifies the contents of the window. In addition to a description of the open program or window, the title bar may also contain other useful functions depending on the operating system and the program that the title bar displays.

For example, with Windows you can Add Extra Buttons to Title Bar in Windows 11. The default title bar contains a minimize, maximize and close button, usually located on the right side. There is also an icon in the upper left corner of the program window that displays these options when you click on it. Below we have mentioned the steps to set colors for Inactive and Active Title Bars in Windows 11/10.

How to Set Colors for Active/Inactive Title Bars in Windows PC

Set the Color for the Active Title Bar

Step 1: Right click on part of your desktop wallpaper to select Personalize.

Step 2: Click it Colors browse options.

Step 3: Then click on Accent color to see the palette.

Step 4: Switch to the Show accent color on window title bars and borders option.

Step 5: Then select Manual in the Accent color scrolling menu.

Step 6: Select a box from the Windows color palette. You will immediately notice that the color of the border around the settings window changes when you do this.

Step 7: Otherwise, click the Show Colors button. Then you can select a color by dragging the circle on the custom palette and selecting Done.

The title bar and the border of the active window now have the color you chose. Open the control panel to see the difference. The title bar of the control panel now contains the accent color you set in the preferences.

Set color of inactive title bars with Winaero Tweaker

Step 1: Open the Winaero Tweaker software website.

Step 2: Click on Download WinaeroTweaker to get a ZIP archive for this software.

Step 3: Open the Windows file manager application to view the folder where your web browser downloaded the ZIP file.

Step 4: To unzip the Winaero Tweaker ZIP, right-click on winaerotweaker.zip and select a Extract All option in the context menu of the archive.

Step 5: Then select Show extracted files and click Extract to display a folder containing the Winaero Tweaker Setup Wizard.

Step 6: Double-click WinaeroTweaker-1.33.0.0-setup.exe to open the software installer. Go through the setup options to install Winaero Tweaker.

Step 7: Select Run Winaero Tweaker after installation. By clicking on the configuration wizard Finish will then also launch Winaero Tweaker.

Step 8: Double click Appearance in the left pane of Winaero.

Step 9: Select Color of inactive title bars to display this option.

Step 10: Then click on the Running color box.

Step 11: Choose a color from the palette window, then select OKAY to confirm.

Final Words

We hope you like this article on how to set colors for active and inactive title bars in Windows. A title bar is a common operating system and software feature that displays the title of an open window and associated data. In most cases, a title bar is located at the top of a window and is indicated by a horizontal bar.

In the right corner of a title bar are options to minimize, maximize, or close a window. By default, a title bar contains the names of open windows. In some cases, a title bar can be used to display data, such as the name of a primary website or software, keywords, tags, and logos.

I hope you understand this article, Set Colors for Active/Inactive Title Bars in Windows 11 PC.

James Hogan
James Hogan is a senior staff writer at Bollyinside, where he has been covering various topics, including laptops, gaming gear, keyboards, storage, and more. During that period, they evaluated hundreds of laptops and thousands of accessories and built a collection of entirely too many mechanical keyboards for their own use.

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