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How to Turn On Dark Mode on Instagram Android, PC, and iPhone

Last Updated on March 25, 2023 by Bestusefultips

Do you want to enable Instagram dark mode on Android, PC, and iPhone? Here’s how to turn on dark mode on Instagram account. You can make your Instagram background black using dark mode/dark theme settings. To automatically make Instagram dark mode, you must enable a system-wide dark theme in your Android, Samsung Galaxy, OnePlus, and other phones. It will be helpful to save battery life and reduce eye strain on your phone. Turning on dark mode Instagram will change your display to a dark background, such as the app drawer, notification panel, phone settings, etc.

This Android dark theme setting applies to the Android system UI and apps running on your phone. Also, use color inversion on Android phones to set a dark background. Follow the below-given step-by-step process to enable dark mode Instagram on Android devices.

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How to Turn On Dark Mode on Instagram Android

You can turn dark mode on Instagram using below given three different methods in your latest Android devices.

How to Change Instagram to Dark Mode on Android 13, Android 12, and Android 11 – Manually

To automatically use dark mode on apps, ensure the system settings mode is dark.

Step 1: Open the Instagram app and sign in with your account.

Step 2: Tap the Profile picture at the bottom right corner.

Turn Instagram to dark mode on your Android devices

Step 3: Tap the Three horizontal lines at the top right corner.

Go to System settings to enable dark mode on Instagram app Android

Step 4: Click Settings.

How to Turn On Instagram Dark Mode Android Devices

Step 5: Tap the Theme.

How to Enable Instagram Dark Mode Android Phones


Step 6: Set theme as Light, Dark, or System default.

How to Turn On Dark Mode on Instagram Android using Notification Panel

Step 1: Swipe down the Notification panel from the top of the screen.

Enable dark mode for Instagram on Android 10

Step 2: Tap on the Dark theme.

Step 3: Now open Instagram and log in with your account.

How to enable dark mode for Instagram on Android 10

Step 4: You can see it turned on Instagram’s dark mode.

Disable dark mode on Instagram

Step 5: Tap Dark theme again to turn off dark mode Instagram. Also, set a schedule to enable dark mode on Instagram Android phones automatically.

It’s pretty easy to turn dark mode on or off on the Instagram app using phone settings on Android devices.

How to Put Instagram on Dark Mode Android using Phone Settings

Step 1: Swipe up from the bottom of the home screen in your Android to open the app drawer.

Step 2: Tap on Settings app.

Step 3: Tap the Display.

Turn on Instagram dark mode Android

Step 4: Toggle on the Dark theme toggle to use the dark mode in Instagram app.

If you don’t want to use a dark theme, turn off the toggle on your Android phone.

How to Turn Off Dark Mode on Instagram

Open the Instagram app > Profile icon at the bottom right corner > Three horizontal lines at the top right > Settings> Theme > Light.

Enable Instagram Dark Mode PC/Desktop – Chrome Browser

Step 1: Open Instagram in your PC browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla, etc.) and sign in with your account.

Turn On Dark Mode Instagram for PC using Google Chrome Extension

Step 2: Replace your Instagram URL with to activate the dark theme automatically.

How to Turn On Dark Mode on Instagram for PC using Google Chrome Extension

Step 1: Open the Google Chrome browser on your PC or Laptop.

Search Dark mode for Chrome extension on Desktop

Step 2: Open the Chrome web store, search Dark mode for Chrome, and tap on it.

Enable Instagram Dark Mode PC

Step 3: Click on Add to Chrome.

Step 4: Tap the Add extension.

Turn Dark Mode on Instagram iPhone (iOS 16)

You can enable or disable dark mode Instagram iPhone using the below-given settings.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Tap the Display & brightness.

Step 3: Tap the Dark to turn on insta dark mode.

Turn On Dark Mode on Instagram using Control Center on your iPhone

Settings > Control center > Dark mode 

Turn Off Dark Mode Instagram iPhone

Settings > Display & brightness > Tap the Light

And that’s it. I hope the above-given methods are helpful to enable dark mode for Instagram on Android. Do you still have any questions regarding this tip? Tell us in below comment box.


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