How to Turn On Twitter Dark Mode

In this post, we’ll see how to turn on Twitter dark mode, which is disabled by default. Let’s get started.



  1. Sign in to Twitter.
  2. Click on the “More” on the left side of the screen and then hit “Display.”
  3. In the popup, under the “Background” section, select “Lights out.”
Selected Lights out

That’s it. All done.

To disable dark mode – follow the above steps (1 and 2) and then select “Default.”

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Android and iPhone

Method #1

  1. Open the Twitter app.
  2. Tap “profile picture” at the top.
  3. Now, you can see the “Bulb” icon at the bottom. Hit it.
  4. You may see a popup which is about “Automatic at sunset” (or “Automatic dark mode” if you’re on iPhone). This option turns on dark mode at sunset and turns off dark mode at sunrise automatically. If you want to activate it, hit Yes (if you’re on Android) or Enable (if you’re on iPhone). Otherwise, hit “Not Now.”

That’s it. All done.

Remember that the above steps (1-3) can turn off dark mode.

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Method #2

  1. Open the Twitter app.
  2. Hit profile picture > Settings and privacy > Display and sound.

For Android

Tap “Dark mode.”

Select “On” or “Automatic at sunset” as per your wish.

For iPhone

Tap the toggle beside “Dark mode.”

That’s it. All done.

Note: If you want the dark mode to be turned on at sunset and turned off at sunrise automatically, tap the toggle beside “Automatic dark mode.”

To Disable Dark Mode

Android: Follow the above steps (1 and 2), tap “Dark mode,” and then select “Off.”

iPhone: Follow the above steps (1 and 2) and then tap the toggle beside “Dark mode.”

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