How To Enable Dark Mode for Messenger on Android and iOS

How To Enable Dark Mode for Messenger on Android and iOS

The move might not seem like a big one at first blush, but an increasing number of apps and even operating systems are supporting dark modes. If trouble persists when trying to turn on "Dark Mode", users should try updating the app.

Once you've sent the crescent moon, you should see a shower of moons on your screen, along with an alert at the top of the page telling you that you've unlocked dark mode.

I'm a tremendous fan of using "dark mode" or "night mode" on my phone whenever possible.

The good news is you don't actually have to send that crescent to a friend.

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First things first, you'll need to boot up Facebook Messenger on your Android- or iOS-based device. The standard Facebook Messenger experience, or the very dark Dark Mode that we have just unlocked? Thanks to a Reddit user who spotted a hidden method of enabling "Dark Mode" on Messenger and shared it with users on the forum.

If you've been on Facebook lately you might have noticed a few people talking about the new "Dark Mode" on Facebook Messenger. However, the feature is now available to all users.

Tap "Try It in settings" and it should bring you to your Messenger profile. Tap on the toggle switch to turn on dark mode.

Dark mode comes with a warning that some parts of the interface might look odd, but everything looked pretty normal to me. It's designed as a "fun opt-in way to slowly ramp up" that lets Facebook Messenger's engineering teams make tweaks before the feature is universally available, a spokesperson said Monday in an email.

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