How do I turn on Dark Mode for Instagram?

Dark Mode adjusts the colors on your screen for a darker appearance. To turn on Dark Mode for Instagram, go to your iPhone device settings or Android device settings.

Keep in mind that:

  • You’ll need to update your device’s operating system to iOS 13 or Android 10 as well as your Instagram app.
  • By turning on Dark Mode in your device’s settings, you may see Dark Mode activated on several apps, not just Instagram.

You can also turn on Dark Mode from the Instagram app on Android:

  1. Tap instagram-user-profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.

  2. Tap Menu in the top right.
  3. Tap SettingsSettings, then tap Theme.
  4. Tap Dark.

You don't have to update your device's operating system to Android 10 to access this setting in the Instagram app. This will only activate Dark Mode on the Instagram app.

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