Instagram is the place where you can take a photo, edit it, and then share it with the rest of the world (or with your private and selected friends). Get the elegant Instagram Dark Mode, with a few simple and easy clicks. And that for in your internet web browsers such as Google Chrome or Firefox (and many other web browsers) you can get a dark mode by installing the Turn Off the Lights Browser extension and enable the Night Mode feature. And at the same time safe battery life on your iOS 14 and Android phone device.


A. Instagram Dark Mode for Web Browser

Follow the steps here below to get this Instagram dark mode on your PC enabled in your favorite web browser:

  1. Install the Turn Off the Lights Browser extension for your favorite internet web browser
  2. When the installation is completed, open the Turn Off the Lights Options page by clicking right on the gray lamp button. And choose from the right-click menu the item Options
  3. Select the Night Mode tab, and enable the first checkbox

See the result of the YouTube Instagram Dark Mode appearance:

Instagram Dark Mode with Turn Off the Lights
Instagram Dark Mode with Turn Off the Lights

B. Instagram dark mode for iPhone and iPad

There is two solutions that depend on the mobile operating system you are using now. If you are using iOS 13 or higher user on your personal iPhone or iPad. Please follow the steps here below:

  1. Open Settings
  2. Tap on Screen and Brightness
  3. Choose here from the Light radio button to Dark. And now the operating system and your application will have a dark user interface

And if you are using an older version, such as iOS 12. So please follows these phone settings steps to activate the Smart Invert method:

  1. Open Settings
  2. Navigate to General, then Accessibility, and select Display Accommodations
  3. Tap Invert Colors, and choose between the Smart Invert and Classic Invert options. Select one, and the colors on your screen will invert. (The white background will become black, and black letters will appear as the white text color. Other colors and highlights will keep their original colors.)
  4. Set up an Accessibility Shortcut so you can turn the feature on by tapping the Home button three times

C. Instagram dark mode for Android

To enable Instagram’s dark mode for the phone running Android 10 or higher, simply follow these four steps:

  1. Open your phone’s settings
  2. Scroll down to the topic Display
  3. Activate the Dark theme toggle
  4. Launch Instagram

As a result, now you can enjoy the Instagram night mode experience from your favorite web browser and on your iPhone or iPad or Android. That is better for your eyes in day and night.

For iOS and Android web browser users

If you want not to have only your Instagram website a dark theme on your personal phone, but also all your other social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest. Then you can get and install the free and useful ‘Turn Off the Lights for Mobile‘ app on your personal Android and iOS device. That includes an option to convert all your website in your custom Night Mode experience. So you get a comfortable experience for your eyes (day and night) and with no eye strain when reading a long white web page.

Furthermore, you can customize each color on your personal night theme so that makes it so personal and so delighted. From the settings page, in the Night Mode tab, you can change the color of the web page background, text, and hyperlink. And its harmony color theme will be math and be the same on all the websites that you open on your device.

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