Published February 20, 2018 by

How To Change Windows Command Prompt Font and Background Color

Here we show how to add a splash of color to Command Prompt and make it unique. By default, Windows Command Prompt is white text on a black background. It gets the job done, but maybe you want to add some color to it.

To get an overview of what we can do with the color command, use below command:

color /?

If you want to get color Green type color A

color A

If you want to get purple color type color 5

color 5 

If you want to back with default color type only color


Customize cmd background color

Click on the Command Prompt icon in the top left corner of the window and select Properties.

Select the Colors tab, and then choose the color you want for the screen text and background.

We can also change your Command Prompt font from the font tab.