How to Activate Facebook Dark Mode – Desktop, Android, and iPhone

Facebook dark mode

Facebook’s new design is expected to roll out in forthcoming weeks with a refreshing look, clean layout, streamlined notification panel, and bigger texts. The social site already sends invitations to the selected users to try out its Beta features. Another notable addition you will see on Facebook soon is a dark mode which ensures a smooth and eye-friendly browsing experience across the devices. 

Learn how to activate Facebook dark mode on desktop, Android, and iOS right now in this post. 

Facebook Dark Mode on Desktop

We don’t know about Facebook’s new settings and how to enable dark mode there. Mostly it will have a one-click icon to enable or disable the night mode that may present somewhere in the home feed itself. Today, we’re going to tell you a simple trick to activate dark mode in the Chrome browser. 

Enter chrome://flags/#enable-force-dark in the address bar and hit enter. It will open experimental features on Chrome. 

Chrome experimental features

You will see ‘Force Dark Mode for Web Contents’ option as first there. Change its status from ‘Default’ to Enabled’. The change will take effect the next time you open the browser. Click the ‘Relaunch’ button to restart Google Chrome. Wait for a few seconds. 

Now Chrome will open all pages using a dark theme in Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android devices. Visit Facebook and it will look like this,

Facebook dark mode desktop


You can revert back to the previous normal mode anytime by visiting Chrome experimental features. Choose ‘Disabled’ from the drop-down box that appears next to the ‘Force Dark Mode for Web Contents’ option for that. 

Facebook Dark Mode on Android and iOS

Android and iOS users will also see the new Facebook very soon. It will have all features of the desktop version including the dark mode. Wait until the official update arrives or visit chrome://flags/#enable-force-dark from your browser to turn on Chrome dark mode now. 

Is there any other way to turn on Facebook dark mode on mobile now? 

Yes, of course. 

Friendly is a popular Facebook app for Android and iOS devices. It comes with many advanced features like adblocker, Notification muter for the chosen period, anonymous story viewer, media downloader, etc. The app contains several beautiful themes to customize your home feed and even allows you to enable dark mode in one-click. 

Open Friendly for Facebook on your smartphone first. Tap the three dots icon from the top-right corner and choose Settings. 

Facebook dark mode ios

Scroll down to the bottom to locate Night Mode. Put a tick mark in the checkbox to enable. That’s it. The Facebook dark mode is successfully activated on your mobile. 

Visit your home feed or profile and it will look like this, 

Facebook dark mode android

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