How to Change Putty Background Color?

If you want to change putty background color from black to white or any color as per your choice then you should keep reading this article. If you are working for several customers, you can configure distinct colors for their servers based on customer names.

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Change Putty Background Color

Please follow below instructions to change background color of your putty console.

1- You can see background color in my putty console is showing as black, now I want to change it to white background. Right click on the top border of putty console and choose “Change Settings…”

Putty Settings Console

2- You will get below settings window. Now click on Colours tab from left side pane and now we need to select an option for which we must change the color. As we have to change putty background color so we will select Default background from right side pane. Click on Modify button to select white color as putty background color. You can choose putty background color as per your choice.

Colours->Default background->Modify

Putty Settings Console Window

3- Once you click on modify button, you will get custom colors window to choose appropriate color as background in putty console. I have selected white color as shown in below screenshot. Click on Ok and then on Apply button to reflect this change.

color console

4- Once you click on apply button, you will see putty background color will be changed to white on your putty console. You can see that background color for your putty terminal console has been changed to white in below screenshot.

Putty Background color changed to white

Change Putty Font Color

Now you can see the putty text color is showing very light and it is very difficult to read texts on above terminal console after changing the putty background color. So, your next step would be to change the putty text color or font color so that it can be visible to eyes. This step is optional and not needed if you only want to change putty background color.

I have explained step by step method to change putty text color for your putty terminal console in attached article. You just need to launch settings windows again and click on Colours tab from left side pane followed by Default Foreground option from right side pane and then click on Modify button to choose color for your text. Choose your putty text color accordingly and click on Ok button and finally click on Apply button to reflect the changes.

Now your Putty background color as well as putty text color have been changed as per your choice. I hope you like this article. Please follow our Facebook page and Twitter handle to get latest updates.

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