Change Microsoft Office 2013 theme / color scheme

Microsoft Office 2013, the latest iteration of the popular office software from Microsoft comes with its own set of improvements and the much touted¬† ‘Metro’¬† Modern UI. Some like it, some don’t. The reason is simple, the look (especially the default white one) simply does not fit in when you are using Office 2013 on the classic Windows desktop.

Microsoft has provided three colour themes for Office 2013 – White, Light Gray and Dark Gray.

Microsoft Office 2013 Color Themes

For changing the color scheme, open any of the Office applications and go to File –> Account –> Office Theme. Simply select the option you want and the changes are applied immediately across all Office apps.