How to Enable Facebook Dark Mode on Web, iPhone, and Android

Like most popular social media apps, Facebook offers a dark mode that you can choose to enable for your account. Facebook’s dark mode takes the strain off your eyes as you scroll through your feed at night. This article details how you can enable Facebook dark theme on website, Android app, and iPhone app.

Activate dark mode on Facebook (2022)

Enable dark mode on Facebook website

1. Log in to your Facebook account and click the down arrow in the upper right corner of the screen. From the drop-down menu that appears, choose Display & accessibility“settings.

display and accessibility settings

2. You will now see the Dark mode option under the “Display and Accessibility” settings. Choose the “On” toggle to enable dark mode or select the “Automatic” toggle to use your system-wide dark theme preferences. This way, you can automatically switch between light and dark themes if you have programmed dark mode on Windows 11.

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Enable Dark Mode on Facebook App for Android

1. Open the Facebook app and tap the hamburger menu in the right corner of the top navigation bar. Next, scroll down and expand the “Security & Privacy” option and choose “Settings”.

facebook and privacy settings

2. In this settings menu, tap “Dark Mode” in the “Preferences” section. Here you will see the option to enable, disable or use system settings for dark mode.

turn on dark mode on facebook

3. Choose “Use system settings” if you want Facebook to follow system-wide theme settings. On the other hand, choosing “On” will immediately activate the dark theme on your Facebook app.

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Enable Dark Mode on Facebook iPhone App

1. Open the Facebook app on your iPhone, tap the menu icon in the bottom navigation bar and expand “Settings & Privacy”.

facebook dark mode ios

2. Scroll down on the Settings page and tap on the “Dark Mode” option. Here, choose “On” to enable dark mode or “System” to use system-wide dark theme preferences.

facebook ios dark mode setting

Switch to dark theme on Facebook on any device

And There you go! This is how you can enable the dark theme when using Facebook on Android, iOS, or the web. If you want to take it a step further, we have a complete guide that will help you enable dark theme everywhere. And for more such tips, browse our article on the best Facebook tips and tricks you should know.