How to turn on Dark Mode on Facebook

The dark mode, or dark mode, that many developers incorporate into their applications allows users to use them more comfortably in dimly lit environments. In the case of Facebook, those responsible have already implemented it natively. We explain how you can activate it.

Activate dark mode in the official Facebook application

Before proceeding to the next step, it is very important that you verify that you are using the latest version of the Facebook application. Only then is it dark mode available. Once you have performed this check, go to the options menu and open the panel Settings & Privacy (Settings & Privacy).

Open options menuOpen options menu

tap Dark mode.

Dark mode settingsDark mode settings

tap Onto turn on dark mode. You can also choose the option Use system settings (use system settings) use to have the app use your system settings.

Activate dark modeActivate dark mode

When you do this, Facebook’s appearance will change, using dark shades in its interface.

Dark mode in FacebookDark mode in Facebook

As you can see, pure black colors are not used in any case. This isn’t a dark mode meant to save battery life. Rather, it is about making the viewing of content more pleasant.

How to force dark mode on Facebook

If for some reason you can’t download and install the latest version of Facebook, you have the option to Force dark mode from developer options. You must have them in the area Software information activate by clicking repeatedly Build Number guess

Enable developer optionsEnable developer options

Return to the main options list and tap System.

system settingssystem settings

Next, go to Developer Options in Developer options.

developer optionsdeveloper options

search for the option Override force-dark. Activate them with the slider on the side.

Force dark modeForce dark mode

From this point forward, all applications, including Facebook, that do not have a native dark mode will use a dark interface. You should also keep in mind that dark mode must be enabled in your device’s settings for this method to be effective.

How to enable dark mode in Facebook Lite

The light version of Facebook Lite supports enabling dark mode. All you have to do is go into the app’s settings.

Open Facebook Lite optionsOpen Facebook Lite options

There you look for the entry for the Dark mode and activate it.

Activate dark modeActivate dark mode

In this case, it is not possible to ask the program to adapt to the system settings, so you must always use the application in dark mode.

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