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How to enable Telegram Dark Mode in 3 easy steps?

Telegram is a freeware, cross-platform, cloud-based instant messaging software. The service also provides end-to-end encrypted video calling, VoIP, file sharing, and several other features. It was launched for iOS on 14 August 2013 and Android in October 2013. And in the settings page, it has an option to activate the built-in Telegram Dark Mode version.

Here the complete web app guide on how to activate the Telegram Dark Mode for each platform. So it is comfortable to use Telegram for your eyes. And that without have an eyestrain problem.

Activate Telegram Dark Mode on mobile devices

On an iPhone

  1. Tap “Settings” in the bottom right of the navigation bar
  2. Then tap “Appearance”
  3. And choose the Dark Mode style option you want to see

On an Android

  1. Tap the hamburger menu icon in the top left
  2. Tap “Settings,” then “Chat Settings”
  3. And choose the Dark Mode style option you want to see

Activate Telegram Dark Mode with the free browser extension

Telegram Dark Mode with the Turn Off the Lights browser extension
Telegram Dark Mode with the Turn Off the Lights browser extension

For regular desktop internet users, you can get also this Telegram Night Mode version on your favorite web browser. That with the Night Mode option in the Turn Off the Lights Browser extension. Follow the steps here 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. And enable here the Night switch or the long-press feature to activate the night mode on the current web page

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 answer one of your questions about the Telegram Dark Mode:

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

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

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