How to get dark mode on Snapchat

How to get dark mode on Snapchat: profile, stories and search screens


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If you’re trying for a way to disable the dark mode on Snapchat you’re in the right place. The team at Tom’s Guide has been poking through our phones in search of how to do it.

There’s a range of options for you to choose from according to the kind of phone you’re using. If you’re using an iPhone It’s a good thing, as we’ve given you six (well technically it’s five) simple steps to get your Snapchat appearing darker than your gothy friends.

The most annoying issue is that currently, we’re having trouble getting dark mode to work with Android gadgets. Therefore, we’ll keep looking for ways to implement it.

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We’re not quite sure of what the real reason is. Snapchat hasn’t launched yet dark mode for Android. There’s no concrete explanation on the market, as it’s already available on almost every other app. What’s the most important issue with snapping, Snapchat?

A dark mode option for Snapchat could be one of the more sensible choices, considering it’s a dangerous and awesome feature of an app that allows it to use a dark-mode feature. The great feature for iPhone users is that they are able to create Snapchat or mirror their phone’s dark/light mode settings, or allow it to remain in dark mode.

I’ve already chosen this option on my Snapchat because the dark mode appears exactly right. I’m thinking about why they didn’t create Discord with a Dark mode in the first place because Discord has always been within Dark mode.

Snap your profile photo on Snapchat in the upper left right-hand corner.

How to get dark mode on Snapchat step 1 tap profile photo.
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Click the gear icon in the upper right-hand corner of the corn

How to get dark mode on Snapchat step 3: scroll down
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Tap App Appearance.

How to get dark mode on Snapchat step 4: tap App Appearance
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 You can select Always Dark or as previously mentioned, hit Match System. The latter will set the device too dark mode whenever iOS goes into dark mode. You can then switch back to normal mode in the same manner.

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Thank you for your support Your Snapchat is going into dark mode. We’ll contact you on Android when we can figure out the best way to work it.

How to get dark mode on Snapchat step 6: you're done!
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Henry T. Casey


Henry is a senior editor at Tom’s Guide covering streaming media, laptops, and all things Apple, reviewing devices and services for the past six-plus years. Prior to joining Tom’s Guide, he reviewed software and hardware for TechRadar Pro and interviewed artists for Patek Philippe International Magazine. He’s also covered the wild world of professional wrestling for Cageside Seats, interviewing athletes and other industry veterans.


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