How to turn on or off Facebook’s Dark Mode

Many people wonder if Facebook has a Dark Mode. The answer is that it does, and enabling it is easy. To help you out, read this guide on how to make Facebook use the Dark Mode, and how to turn it off when you are tired of it. We cover all the major platforms: the Facebook.com website, Facebook for Android, and Facebook for iPhone and iPad. Without further ado, let’s get started:

Quick Steps

How to turn on or off the Dark Mode on the Facebook website
  1. On the Facebook website, click or tap the downward arrow (Account icon) in the top-right corner. In the menu that opens, go to “Display & Accessibility.”
  2. You are shown a few options, the first being about Dark Mode. To enable it, check the On box, and Facebook immediately turns dark.

How to turn on or off the Dark Mode on the Facebook website

Facebook.com has a Dark Mode too, not just the Facebook apps, and enabling it is a lot faster than in the mobile apps. On the Facebook website, click or tap the downward arrow (Account icon) in the top-right corner. In the menu that opens, go to “Display & Accessibility.”

Go to Account and then to Display & Accessibility

You are shown a few options, the first being about Dark Mode. To enable it, check the On box, and Facebook immediately turns dark.

Enable the Dark Mode

To turn off the Dark Mode, follow the same steps and choose Off.

Where is the Dark Mode button on Facebook for Android? How to turn on Dark Mode

If you use the Facebook app for Android, open it, and tap the hamburger button in the top-right corner.

Tap the hamburger button

Scroll down, and then tap the Settings & Privacy section to extend it. In the list of options, find the Dark Mode button and tap on it.

Tap Settings & Privacy, and then Dark Mode

By default, Facebook should “Use system settings” meaning that it should apply the Dark Mode settings from the Android operating system. If you want to enable Dark Mode, tap On, and the setting is applied immediately.

Enable Dark Mode in Facebook for Android

To turn off Dark Mode, tap Off, and you are done.

How to turn on or off Dark Mode in Facebook for iPhone or iPad

Open the Facebook app on your iPhone or iPad, and tap the hamburger button on the bottom right corner.

Tap the hamburger button in Facebook for iOS

Scroll down to the “Settings & Privacy” section and tap on it to extend it. Then, find the Dark Mode button and tap on it.

Go to Settings & Privacy, and then to Dark Mode

By default, the Facebook app should use the System settings, meaning that it should apply the same Dark Mode settings from your iPhone. To enable the Dark Mode, tap On. Your setting is applied immediately, and the Facebook app changes from light to dark.

Enable Dark Mode in Facebook for iOS and iPadOS

To disable the Dark Mode, follow the same steps, and tap Off at the end.

Did you find the Dark Mode button on Facebook?

As you can see, enabling the Dark Mode in Facebook is relatively easy. All you need to do is find the Dark Mode section of settings, and turn it on from there. Before closing this tutorial tell us why you like the Dark Mode better than the Light Mode. Comment below, and let us know.

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