If you’re scrolling through your Twitter timeline at night, enabling dark mode will help cut down the glare and make
There are suggestions that reducing exposure to blue light before bed can help you enjoy a better night’s sleep, and switching to dark mode can also be beneficial. Your struggle with the contrast of black text on a white background.
Dark mode for Twitter looks great, too. Twitter’s developers were quick to see the advantages of dark mode, and it was one of the first social media platform to develop an optimized dark interface.
Dark mode for Twitter is also refreshingly easy to enable, though, with two different variations to choose from on mobile devices, it’s not quite as straightforward as it might seem.
Enable dark mode for Twitter on the desktop
Twitter’s website makes use of the prefers-color setting, which tells your web browser that a dark version of the site is available. Most modern browsers, including Chrome, Firefox, and Edge, will detect this, and display the correct version to match your browser settings (light or dark).
If you prefer to change Twitter’s appearance manually.
- Open Settings
- Open Privacy menu
- Select ‘Display’
- Now claim your choice(Default, Dim, Lights Out)
You can also pick a different highlight color here (options include blue, yellow, pink, purple, orange or green), which might make the site more pleasant to use in dark mode.
Enable dark mode for Twitter on iOS and Android
Twitter for Android and iOS has two dark modes: one with a dark blue background (Dim) and another with a black background (Lights out), which was designed with AMOLED screens in mind.
To choose a dark mode
- Select the Main menu
- Open Setting and Privacy.
- Tap Display and Sound.
- Now you can use your own choice.
Lights Out has been available to iOS users for some time, but it’s only recently been added to the Android app. If it does not appear in the menu, open your phone’s settings and scroll down to ‘Apps’. Find Twitter in the list, tap it and select ‘Force stop’, then clear the app’s data. Re-launch Twitter and the Lights Out option should now be available.