How To Activate Dark Mode In Pinterest Android, IOS & Browser

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Are you a regular Pinterest user and looking, if Pinterest has dark mode? Then yes, Pinterest has Dark Mode for IOS & Android, but not for browsers. To enable Dark Mode in the browser, you have to use any third party dark mode browser extension.

Here in this guide, I am going to tell you how you can activate the Dark Mode in Pinterest for Smartphone and Browser.

How Pinterest Dark Mode Looks

Pinterest is one of the most popular online platforms to share or find creative and innovative ideas. It is one of the few social networks which is dominated by the female audience.

People use Pinterest to watch creative pins and relaxing videos, but in night white background puts much effects on the eyes in comparison to dark mode, and it is also much popular nowadays so Pinterest too decided to add Dark Mode.

How To Activate Dark Mode In Pinterest?

Pinterest Dark Mode On Android

  • Open Pinterest
  • Tap on the profile icon
  • Tap on setting
  • Select “Account setting”
  • Choose “App Theme”
  • Choose the “Dark”

Pinterest Dark Mode On IOS

  • Go to the phone settings
  • Tap on “Display & Brightness”
  • Then select the dark mode option
  • You are done

There is no need to do changes to Pinterest, just enable the system-wide dark mode in your phone, and Pinterest will automatically change to the dark background.

Pinterest Dark Mode For Browser

As I tell you officially, Pinterest has Dark mode for only mobile apps; if you are willing to enjoy dark mode on the browser, then you can do this by using the Night Eye browser extension.

What Is Night Eye?

It is a browser extension which lets you enable dark mode for any website with the help of their proprietary algorithm. So if you are using Pinterest with any browser, then it can activate dark mode for you.

Steps To Enable Dark Mode On Mobile Browser

  • Open Pinterest
  • Visit your profile by tapping on the profile image
  • Tap on setting icon from the top right corner
  • Tap on edit setting
  • Scroll down and enable night mode

Steps To Enable Dark Mode On Desktop Browser

Here we are using the Google Chrome browser to show the tutorial. The extension is available for all major browsers.

Just Go the chrome browser extension.

Type Night Eye

Dark Mode In Pinterest

Tap on “Add to Chrome”

Night Eye Dark Mode

Wait till it is successfully installed

You are done

How Pinterest Dark Mode Looks

Night Eye Color Mode

By default, the browser extension activates the dark mode for every website you visit. And it has three modes,

  1. Dark: The background colour will change to black
  2. Filtered: It will show the original background colour, but you can adjust brightness, contrast, warmth and more.
  3. Normal: Here it will show the original website colour
How To Find Mode Options In Night Eye?

Tap on the extension icon from the browser

Tap on settings icon from the top right corner

Night Eye Dark Mode Setting

Scroll down to default mode 

Night Eye Dark Mode

Choose the mode

Night Eye Mode Options

Benefits Of Using Dark Mode In Pinterest

Battery Saver: Dark mode helps you to save your smartphone battery so you can spend more time with your phone. 

Good For Eyes: Dark is recommended to use in the night because it puts less pressure on eyes in comparison to the light mode.

FAQs | Frequently Asked Questions

Is There A Dark Mode For Pinterest?

Yes, it has the dark mode for smartphone apps, but not for desktop browsers.

Why Did My Pinterest Turn Black?

 It is possible that dark mode will be enabled. If using Pinterest from mobile, then go to settings and check for dark mode. And if using from desktop browser then check you may be enabled a dark mode browser extension.

Why Is Pinterest Not Showing Dark Mode For Me?

If there is no option for dark mode in the settings, then you must check update for the app. It is possible that you may be using any previous version of the app, so go the app store and check for the update.

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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.