How to enable Discord Dark Mode in 3 delightful easy steps?


Are you looking to get Discord Dark Mode enabled? Then you are on the correct help. We will explain to you what is Discord. And how to enable this feature in your web browser.

What is Discord?

Discord is a VoIP, instant messaging, and digital distribution platform designed for creating communities. That is initially released on 13 May 2015 and is available in 30 languages. Users communicate with voice calls, video calls, text messaging, media, and files in private chats or as part of communities called “servers”. And Discord Dark can relieve eye strain when working many hours on it.

Discord Chat
Discord Chat

Benefits of Discord Dark Mode:

  1. Improved visibility in low-light environments, reducing eye strain and fatigue.
  2. Aesthetically pleasing for users who prefer a darker color scheme.
  3. Consistency with other popular dark mode interfaces, creating a more cohesive experience for users.
  4. Improved contrast, making it easier to distinguish between different UI elements.
  5. Potentially reduced glare on screens, reducing headaches and eye strain.
  6. Better color perception and reduced color fatigue, making it easier to use the app for extended periods of time.
  7. Protection against blue light, which has been linked to disrupted sleep patterns.

Note: Some of these benefits are subjective and may vary between individuals. However, using a dark mode interface can have a positive impact on overall visual comfort and health.

Discord built-in Dark Mode

The steps for Discord Dark Mode on the Desktop app

  1. Open your Discord desktop app
  2. Click the gear icon next to your username to open your settings
  3. Select Appearance
  4. Under the Theme heading, fill in the bubble next to Dark

The steps for Discord Dark Mode on a mobile app

  1. Open the Discord app
  2. Tap your profile picture at the bottom of your screen
  3. Scroll down to App settings and tap Appearance
  4. And tap on the item Dark

Turn Off the Lights browser extension – Dark Mode feature

Activate Discord Dark Mode with the free browser extension

For regular desktop internet users, you can get also this Discord Night Mode version on your favorite web browser. That is with the Night Mode option in the Turn Off the Lights Browser extension. Follow the steps below on how to enable this free solution in your web browser:

  1. Download the Turn Off the Lights browser extension
  2. Click right on the gray lamp button and select Options in the menu item
  3. The Turn Off the Lights Options page shows up and select the tab Night Mode
  4. Enable here the Night switch or the long-press feature to activate the night mode on the current web page
Discord Dark Mode with the free Turn Off the Lights browser extension
Discord Dark Mode with the free Turn Off the Lights browser extension

In addition, you can customize the website background, text, and hyperlink colors. So you can make it personal to your night theme style.

YouTube video tutorial on how to enable the Night Mode feature


Hope that answers one of your questions about Discord Dark Mode:

  • Activate dark mode for Discord desktop
  • How do I make Discord Black?
  • Is there a dark mode for Discord?
  • How to enable dark mode for Discord?

If you find it useful to get your Discord in Dark Mode, then you can share the link on Facebook or share the link on Twitter. So your family, friends, or colleagues can know about this handy free tool.

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Stefan Van Damme