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How to change the UI theme in Final Fantasy XIV

Switch up your UI!

In Final Fantasy XIV patch 6.3, a new UI theme, Clear Blue, was added. This theme takes a more modern Final Fantasy aesthetic and adds it to the game. But how do you change your UI theme in Final Fantasy XIV? Here’s our guide to switching up your UI.

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Changing the UI theme in Final Fantasy XIV

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There are two ways to switch up your UI theme in Final Fantasy XIV. The first is to head to your System menu on your menu bar and navigate to the System Configuration menu. This can also be accessed with the default shortcut of Ctrl-K. Select the sixth icon, Theme Settings. From here, you can change the theme of your UI.

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The second is to access the Configuration option from the start menu. This will take you to the same System Configuration menu as above. You’ll need to log out for any changes to take effect, and the theme on the Main Menu will always remain the default upon starting the game. Changing the UI in the main menu has the benefit of immediately taking effect when you log in.

Related: How to unlock and craft the Flamecloaked Barding in Final Fantasy XIV

All UI themes in Final Fantasy XIV.

As of now, there are four UI themes. In a recent Live Letter, game director Naoki Yoshida teased that more might come in the future. Here’s all the current UI themes:

  • Dark
  • Light
  • Classic FF
  • Clear Blue

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Michael lives in the UK, but wishes he lived in Eorzea. A life-long gamer, Four years ago, he ditched a "real" job to write about video games for a living, and hasn't looked back. When not guiding players how to get the latest mounts, crafting recipes, and in-game goodies, he spends his time nurturing an unhealthy addiction to MMOs and gacha games.

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