How to Turn On Instagram’s Dark Mode On Android and iOS

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 Instagram Dark Mode
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Dark mode for Instagram is now finally here, and you are probably curious how to turn it on. The latest design change to hit the photo-sharing app (Instagram) focuses on dark mode.

What is Instagram Dark Mode?

Dark mode is nothing but a colour scheme that normally uses light-coloured text and icons on a dark background, is the hot new design when it comes to mobile.

The new versions of the biggest mobile operating systems, iOS 13 and Android, both include dark mode for the first time, lets you to cloak your phone screen in darkness. There is a supposed number of benefits, such as preserving battery life and it can be better for your eyes because the high contrast between text and background reduces eye strain.

Don’t waste your time by digging Instagram’s settings to enable Dark Mode. You will not find any kind of toggle within the app. Rather, you will have to turn on Dark Mode system-wide to take advantage of the neat new feature on your mobile device. Without further addon, here’s how to turn on Instagram’s Dark Mode on iOS and Android.

How to turn on Instagram Dark Mode on an iOS

To turn on Dark Mode on an iOS device like an iPhone, First it needs to be running iOS 13. Apple’s latest software overhaul is pre-loaded on the iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11, and iPhone 11 Pro Max. If you have an iPhone XR/iPhone XS or earlier, you will need to download iOS 13 if you haven’t already. Here is how.

Apple has introduced a system wide Dark Mode in its latest update. To use Instagram’s Dark Mode, your iPhone needs be in Dark Mode, too. You can turn it on by long pressing the brightness slider in your device’s control center.

Alternatively, you can toggle the Dark Mode in system settings. Go to Settings > Display & Brightness. Under Appearance option, select Dark. You can also choose Automatic, which switches your display from light to dark at sunset, and from dark to light at sunrise.

How to turn on Instagram Dark Mode on an Android

Android 10 is the newest software rolling out to phones from companies like Google, Samsung, OnePlus, Motorola, and Nokia. It is already available for all Google Pixel phones, including the Pixel 3 series and earlier. So if you have Google Pixel (or a different Android Smartphone runs a beta version of Android 10) you can take advantage of Instagram’s new Dark Mode feature.

Like in iOS, switching on Dark Mode for Instagram requires enabling the system-wide dark mode. You can do this by the following steps [Settings > Display > Advanced]. Select Dark from the theme menu for optimizing your Android phone for night time use.