Dark Mode For Instagram On Android, IOS And Desktop

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Last Updated on August 19, 2021

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Are you looking for the Dark Mode settings on Instagram, then in this post, I am going to tell you, how you can use the Dark Mode for Instagram on their app and website.

Yes, Instagram supports dark mode for their Android and IOS smartphone app, but they don’t have the option for the Dark Mode for their desktop Website.

But by using a Dark Mode browser add-on for your browser, you can force Instagram Website to use a dark theme. Just stay tuned with my post to know all about Dark Mode for Instagram.

Dark Mode For Instagram

Instagram Dark Mode For Android 10 & Later

Method 1

  • Tap on the profile icon from the bottom right corner
  • Tap on the Menu icon (Three Parallel Line) top right corner
  • Tap Settings from the bottom
  • Tap Theme
  • Choose Dark

Method 2

On the last step, Choose System Default over Dark.

Now you can control Instagram Dark Mode settings from your smartphone’s dark mode settings.

Android Dark Mode Settings

  • Go to settings
  • Tap display
  • Choose Dark

Instagram Dark Mode For IOS 13 & Later

There is no in-app option for the Dark Mode for the IOS, so don’t waste your time looking for the dark theme option on the Instagram app for the IOS.

Instagram Dark Mode for the IOS works according to your iPhone dark mode settings.

  • Go to your phone settings
  • Choose Display & Brightness
  • Choose Dark

Instagram Dark Mode For Android 9, IOS 12 & Previous Versions

Instagram officially just released dark mode for the IOS 13, Android 10, and later versions. But instead of the app, if you use the Instagram website from your mobile web browser, then you can use a dark mode browser add-on to use a dark theme for Instagram Website.

Yandex is the only mobile web browser that supports browser add-ons.

Install Yandex Browser

  • Go to Play Store
  • Search for the Yandex Browser
  • Install it

Use A Dark Mode Browser Addon

  • Open Yandex
  • Search for Night Eye
  • Add-on to your browser
  • You are done

Instagram Dark Mode For Desktop

There is no option for the Dark Mode for their website too, so you have to use a Dark Mode browser add-on.

  • Open your browser
  • Search for the Night Eye Browser Addon
  • Add to your browser
  • You are done

FAQS | Frequently Asked Questions

Does Instagram Have Dark Mode?

Yes, Instagram has dark mode, but only for the Android 10, IOS 13, and Later versions.

How To Disable Instagram Dark Mode For Android?

Go to the Instagram -> theme -> light. Or if you choose System Default under the theme settings of Instagram, then just turn off your Smartphone Dark Mode settings.

How To Disable Instagram Dark Mode IOS?

Go to your phone settings -> Display & Brightness -> Choose Light.

How To Disable Instagram Dark Mode For Their Desktop Website?

You may be using a dark mode browser add-on, so your Instagram will be showing in the Dark Theme. Go to your extension manager and turn of the Dark Mode browser add-on.

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Rahul Choudhary is a technology and troubleshooting expert. He gives his expert opinion on different technology trends and provides troubleshooting guides for different apps, websites, & consumer hardware products. He graduated in BA English Honours from the University Of Delhi, and later he learned HTML and WordPress. He also did a certificate course in Hardware and Network Troubleshooting , and a certificate course in Computer Architecture.