Dark Mode in Facebook Messenger: This is how you activate the dark mode

A dark instead of a light background will protect your eyes as well as the performance of your device. In today’s “How to” we show you how to activate the Dark Mode in Facebook Messenger – via a hidden Easter Egg.

This makes it easy to surf the net in bad and dark light conditions: The dark mode is becoming more popular with users, he claims not so much our eyes as the classic bright mode with a white background.

Messages and menus are off-hook, but the bright white portion has disappeared. This allows a longer browsing on websites or in the app. In addition to Twitter, Facebook has now rolled out the dimmed mode – for the time being only in the messenger app.

How to activate the Dark Mode in Facebook Messenger

However, this function is not activated directly via the settings of the messenger. In today’s “how to,” we’ll explain step-by-step how to unlock dark mode via an Easter Egg, then turn it on directly.

First open theApp of Facebook Messengeron your smartphone or tablet.

Dark Fashion, Facebook Messenger

How to activate the Dark Mode in Facebook Messenger. Step 1.

Go back and forth with the arrows under the heading.


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Philip Bolognesi

Philip Bolognesi has been working in the editorial department of BASIC thinking since the beginning of September. He studied communications science and is a certified social media manager. Previously, he worked as a freelance online editor for CrispyContent (Serviceplan Berlin) and advised medium-sized companies on their online communications. You often meet him in the coworking space Hafven in Hanover. He is an avid table tennis player, fitness fan, type 1 diabetic and constantly looking for interesting topics in the fields of social media, marketing and nutrition.