How to Enable Dark Mode on Twitter, WhatsApp and Messenger

How to Enable Dark Mode on Twitter, WhatsApp and Messenger

Everyone searches for dark mode on their favorite apps to get an eye-friendly viewing experience. We have seen how to enable dark mode on Facebook, Windows, and Mac

Learn step by step instructions to turn on dark mode on Twitter, WhatsApp, and Messenger in this post. 

How to Enable Dark Mode in Google Chrome

Google Chrome has a built-in option to activate the dark mode. Once you enabled this feature, all websites will open with a dark background on Chrome. 

Enter chrome://flags/#enable-force-dark in the address bar to view experimental features on Chrome. 

Now you will see a screen like this,

Chrome experimental features

The first option is ‘Force Dark Mode for Web Contents’. Change its mode from ‘Default’ to ‘Enabled’ to turn on dark mode on Chrome. Restart the browser to apply new settings. Thereafter, all websites including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and others will appear using a dark theme on Windows, Mac, Android, and Linux. 

Visit chrome://flags/#enable-force-dark on your browser any time to revert changes and go back to the normal mode. 

How to Enable Dark Mode in Twitter (Desktop)

Visit Twitter and tap ‘More’ from the left pane to open Settings and Privacy. 

Choose ‘Display’ from the General settings. 

Twitter dark mode

Choose ‘Lights out’ background from the right pane to enable dark mode on Twitter. 


Twitter will appear using a dark theme like this, 

Twitter dark mode desktop


How to Enable Dark Mode on Twitter (Android & iOS)

Open the Twitter app on Android or iOS. 

Tap your profile picture from the top left corner and choose ‘Settings and Privacy’ from the slide panel. 

Click on Display and Sound from the new screen. 

Twitter dark mode 1

Tap on the Dark mode option and choose ‘on’ from the slide-up menu. 

That’s it. 

Twitter is in dark mode now. 

Twitter dark mode android

How is it?

How to Enable Dark Mode on WhatsApp

WhatsApp’s dark mode is currently in the testing stage which is expected to roll out for all users within a few days. But beta testers can start using dark theme on WhatsApp right now. 

If you are a beta tester, visit Google Play and update WhatsApp to the latest version. Others can visit WhatsApp beta testing page here and join the program. 

Once the latest beta version is installed on your device, open its settings (three dots icon from the top right side, followed by Settings)

Click on Chats settings.

WhatsApp dark mode

A light theme is enabled on WhatsApp by default. Change it to Dark. 


You have successfully activated dark mode on WhatsApp.

Here’s how WhatsApp looks like in the black theme, 

WhatsApp dark mode android

How to Enable Dark Mode on Facebook Messenger

Activating dark mode on Messenger is very easy. Just open the app on your Android or iOS device and tap the profile picture from the top-left. 

Messenger dark mode

Toggle the dark mode button to the right to enable the feature. 

Here’s how my Messenger appears in the dark mode,

Messenger dark mode android

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