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How to enable Twitter Dark Mode in 3 easy steps?

Twitter is one of the most popular social network companies. Twitter is an American microblogging and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as “tweets”. Registered users can post, like, and retweet tweets, but unregistered users can only read them. And when you are logged in to your Twitter account you can customize your Twitter profile. But also enable the option to have a Twitter Dark Mode, called the “Dim” or “Lights out” mode.

Twitter regular desktop mode website
Twitter regular desktop mode website

1. Twitter dark mode for iPhone and Android

Twitter for Android and iOS has two dark modes: one with a dark blue background (called ‘Dim’) and another with a black background (called ‘Lights out’), which was designed with AMOLED screens in mind. Whichever you prefer, it’s easy to make the switch.

  1. Slide-out the main menu
  2. Select Settings and privacy
  3. Tap Display and sound
  4. Choose either Dim or Lights out

2. Twitter Dark Mode on desktop websites

Twitter is also accessible on the desktop web browser. And when you are logged in to your Twitter account you can follow the steps below to get a Dark Mode version of it.

  1. Open the Settings and privacy menu
  2. Select Display
  3. Choose Default, Dim, or Lights out
  4. And choose the highlight color that you like to see

The Twitter Night mode is more enjoyable for your eyes. But this what you now see as a regular user sees. That without any browser extension installed. And that is too bright for your eyes.

3. Customize it further to your personal Twitter dark mode style

The Twitter settings are limited to only up to 3 dark styles. However, you can use the free Turn Off the Lights browser extension. That is customizable to your color from up to 15 million different colors you can choose. And that will enable the night mode on all websites.

  1. Download the Turn Off the Lights browser extension
  2. Click right on the gray lamp button, and select the menu item Options
  3. Select the Night Mode tab, and enable the first checkbox
Twitter Dark Mode with the Night Mode feature in the Turn Off the Lights browser extension
Twitter Dark Mode with the Night Mode feature in the Turn Off the Lights browser extension

Furthermore, the Turn Off the Lights browser extension is free and Open-Source. And it is available for each major web browser such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Yandex, Vivaldi, Brave, and Microsoft Edge.

Conclusion

Hope that answer one of your questions about the Twitter Dark Mode:

  • Activate the Twitter dark theme
  • Activate the light off Twitter mode
  • How do I make Twitter Black?
  • Is there a dark mode for Twitter?
  • How to enable dark mode for Twitter?

If you find it useful to get your Twitter 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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