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How to Enable Twitter Dark Mode on Android, iPhone & PC

If you are a regular Twitter user, then turning on Dark mode will reduce eye strains.

Key Highlights

  • Android/iPhone – Twitter app → Profile iconSettings and PrivacyAccessibility, display, and languagesDisplay and soundDark ModeLights Out or Dim.
  • Desktop/web version – Twitter website → MoreSettings and PrivacyAccessibility, display, and languagesDisplayBackgroundLights Out or Dim.

Twitter is one of the few applications people utilize to find the latest happenings worldwide. If you’re a person who prefers using Twitter in low light conditions, you can enable dark mode on Twitter to reduce eye strain. Whether you’re using Twitter on a smartphone, Windows 10 desktop, or web browser, Twitter has a built-in dark mode for all versions. You don’t need the help of any third-party software or extension. For dark mode, Twitter offers two different options.

  • Lights Out – Brings pure black background to Twitter.
  • DIM – Brings dark blue background to Twitter.

How to Enable Twitter Dark Mode on iPhone and Android

(1) Open the Twitter app on your smartphone (iPhone/iPad or Android).

(2) Tap the Profile icon on the top of the screen.

Click on Profile icon

(3) Choose Settings and Privacy on the screen.

Settings and Privacy

(4) On the next page, choose the option labeled Accessibility, display, and languages.

Twitter Dark Mode

(5) Tap the Display and sound option (Android devices – Display).

Twitter Dark Mode

(6) On the Display and sound page, tap the Dark mode option.

Twitter Dark Mode

(7) On Android devices, tap the On option and choose either Dim or Lights Out.

Enable Twitter Dark Mode

(8) On iPhone, turn on the toggle stating Dark Mode and then choose either Dim or Lights Out option.

How to Enable Twitter Dark Mode

Now, the app background will change from the usual light theme to a dark theme.

Twitter Dark Mode

On iOS devices, you can bring mode to Twitter in another way. Instead of turning off the Dark Mode toggle, turn on the Use device settings toggle and enable system-wide dark mode on your iPhone. Now, launch the Twitter app, and it will open with a dark background automatically.

How to Enable Twitter Dark Mode on Desktop and Web Version

(1) Open any of the web browsers on your PC and go to twitter.com.

If you have installed the desktop version of Twitter on Windows 10, launch it on your computer.

(2) Click the More option on the left side of the screen.

More option

(3) Choose the Settings and Privacy option.

Settings and Privacy

(4) Like the Android device, choose Accessibility, display and languagesDisplay.

Twitter Dark Mode

(5) Under Background, choose the Dim or Lights out option to turn on the Dark Mode.

Dark Mode PC

If you are not satisfied with the Dark Mode that is available on the website, install any of the Dark mode extensions from the Chrome Web Store. Those extensions will change the entire background of the web browser to a dark theme.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is the automatic dark mode on the Twitter app not working?

It may be due to a temporary glitch in the device or Twitter app. To fix it,
→Clear the cookie and cache files of the Twitter app.
→Restart your smartphone.
→Update the Twitter app and check whether the application follows the system setting or not.

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