How to enable Dark Mode in Snapchat

How to enable Dark Mode in Snapchat

Using dark mode is always a little easier on the eyes, especially when browsing through your phone at night. Luckily, lots of applications have a natively built-in dark mode option. Finding that option can be a bit challenging, though. In this guide, we will walk you through how to enable dark mode in Snapchat.

If you follow this guide and find it helpful, you may also want to check out our guide on accomplishing the same thing for Facebook.

What is dark mode?

So, what is dark mode exactly? Well, many user interfaces use bright default colors and themes to make everything stand out better. A more colorful user interface is great, but it can become a bit eye-straining after looking at them for a while. That’s where dark mode comes into play. Dark mode is an alternate color scheme option that turns the user interface, well, darker. 

Many applications, websites, and even operating systems have a dark mode (or night mode) option built into them. Enabling dark mode usually turns all white or light gray elements to black or dark gray. The result is a less bright user interface, which can be easier on the eyes.

How do I enable Dark Mode in Snapchat?

To enable dark mode in Snapchat:

  1. Open the application and click on your Bitmoji on the top left.
  2. Tap on the gear icon on the very top right of the screen to open the settings.
  3. Scroll down and tap on the App Appearance option on the settings menu.
  4. Select the Always Dark option to enable dark mode for Snapchat.

With the Always Dark option enabled, your Snapchat should successfully switch to dark mode. If you have your phone set to turn to dark mode at night, you can also select the Match System option so your Snapchat will mimic the behavior of your phone’s operating system.

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