The dark theme has generally become a feature desired by most social media app users. It is a feature that has been applied across well known and popular social network platforms or apps. Some of these applications are Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook. However, in this article, we will be focusing on how to activate the Dark theme on Facebook.
Facebook is arguably the most popular social media app and this is due to the fact that it has the largest user pool with over 2 billion monthly visitors all across the globe. It is a social network platform that is hugely familiar for connecting with friends and family amongst other features such as a business place in the shape of Facebook Marketplace, or a place for fun and games in the shape of Facebook Game Centre and much more but the spotlight is on the latest social media’s display feature, Facebook Dark Theme
About the Facebook Dark Theme
Just as some other social media platforms have earlier rolled out their social apps will a new dark theme feature, Facebook Dark theme is integrated into its social media platform. Not only is the dark theme feature the trending display across the popular social apps at the moment but also, the less bright theme helps users avoid eye strain. In November 2019, the main Facebook app showed signs of the dark theme application in a test version rollout, however, Facebook lite users can now see the dark theme toggle. The Facebook dark theme is also known as Facebook Dark mode.
How to Activate Facebook Lite App Dark Theme
You looking for how to activate the dark theme on your Facebook account? Then follow up the information given below. The desktop version of Facebook had the rollout for dark theme earlier. However, for mobile versions such as Android and iOS, the Facebook dark theme can be accessed on Facebook Messenger of the latest Facebook Lite version by clicking on your profile picture and tap on the ‘Dark Mode’ switch. Below are some of the steps to get Facebook dark mode working on your Facebook Lite;
- Login to your Facebook account via the updated version of Facebook Lite
- Click on the hamburger menu located at the right top corner of the screen
- Scroll down to the ‘Dark Mode’ option
- There is a toggle in front of the option, switch it on to reveal the darker Interface which uniformly covers the entire section of the app, unlike the test version.
Facebook has already started a new design for Android users which will make the dark theme available to the users. However, you can also get a taste of the Facebook dark theme on your Android using the latest version of Google Chrome. It may not be the real thing but it is close enough to get the experience of Facebook Dark mode on Android.
How to Activate Facebook Dark Theme for Desktop Web Version
It is relatively easy to activate the dark theme for Facebook desktop version as Facebook management has put in the effort to make massive changes in the design of the desktop site in order to make finding things a lot easier as well as managing your account or page. The following steps help you activate the Facebook dark theme for the desktop version;
- Login at facebook.com on your computer to access the desktop version
- Click on the down arrow located at the top right corner of the page
- Click on the “Switch to new Facebook” option
- Proceed to select the dark theme option and enjoy the experience
If at any subsequent time you want to toggle to the dark theme, click on the down arrow located at the top right corner of the page, there will be a dedicated switch for the dark theme. For now, users can anticipate the full Facebook dark theme for iOS and Android seeing as apps like Instagram and WhatsApp which are owned by Facebook have already made the dark theme versions available on all compatible devices.