You might not know that you can change Command Prompt color and font. If you want to personalize the Command Prompt screen, you can check how to customize Windows Command Prompt below. MiniTool Software offers various computer software incl. MiniTool Power Data Recovery, MiniTool Partition Wizard, MiniTool ShadowMaker, etc.

By default, Windows Command Prompt screen is black background and white text. Can you customize the text font and color of Command Prompt? Check how to change Command Prompt color or font in Windows 10 below.

How to Change Command Prompt Color with Command

Step 1. Click Start, type cmd, right-click Command Prompt, and select Run as administrator to open Command Prompt in Windows 10.

Step 2. Next, type color /? command and press Enter. This command will list all color commands and their attributes.

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Step 3. Then type the command to change Command Prompt color and font color. The first number is Command Prompt background color. The second number is Command Prompt font color. For example, you can type color 04 and press Enter to get a red font color and black background in Command Prompt.

Tip: If you want to go back to the default settings of Command Prompt, you can type color command and press Enter. And you will get the classic black and white style.

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How to Change Command Prompt Color and Font in Properties

Instead of using commands to change color in CMD, you can also follow the instructions below to change the color of Command Prompt text and background.

Step 1. Follow the same operation above to enter into Command Prompt screen.

Step 2. Right-click the title bar of Command Prompt and select Properties.

Step 3. Click Colors tab and select the preferred color for the screen text and screen background of Command Prompt. If you like, you can also enter the RGB values to set the text and background color of CMD.

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Step 4. Then you can click Font tab in Properties window. Select a preferred font and choose a font size to change font size in Command Prompt. Click OK to save the changes.

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If you are tired of the default look of Command Prompt, you can follow the operation above to change Command Prompt font or color to make the CMD screen unique.

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