How to change the UWP app standard minimize/maximize/close toolbar background?

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The UWP app is using the dark theme and it is set like in the c# code.

Current.RequestedTheme =ApplicationTheme.Dark;

if we change to lighter windows themes from the personalization/themes in windows 10/11 , somehow it changes the UWP app minimize/maximize/close toolbar background to light.

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How can i change that to the same Dark theme background so that it can match the UWP app dark theme? Microsoft UWP experts pls advise.

Universal Windows Platform (UWP)
A language based on Extensible Markup Language (XML) that enables developers to specify a hierarchy of objects with a set of properties and logic.
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  1. Roy Li - MSFT 32,486 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    Welcome to Microsoft Q&A!

    You could customize the titlebar in UWP apps include the color for System caption buttons. What you need to do is just get the ApplicationView.GetForCurrentView().TitleBar object first and change some of the background properties.

    Here is the sample code that you could refer to:

      public MainPage()
                var titleBar = ApplicationView.GetForCurrentView().TitleBar;
                titleBar.ButtonBackgroundColor = Colors.Yellow;
                titleBar.ButtonHoverBackgroundColor = Colors.Red;
                titleBar.ButtonPressedBackgroundColor = Colors.Blue;
                titleBar.ButtonInactiveBackgroundColor = Colors.Gray;

    You could get more information here: Title bar customization

    Thank you.

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