Dark Mode Instagram Threads App

How to Enable Dark Mode in Threads?

Social media allow users to share and exchange information, ideas, or feelings. The Threads is a recent addition to the industry. It is a platform developed by the Meta team (CEO: Mark Zuckerberg). It is the same company that owns Facebook and Instagram.

Threads is another social media application that provides a clean and minimal experience. To use it, you should have an already existing Instagram account. It is an extension of Instagram that allows users to share messages, photos, and videos. The app is competing intensely with the top-rated social media app Twitter. It was officially launched on July 5 by Meta.

Threads Dark Mode Not Yet Available

The newly launched application lacks a consumer-like feature — Dark Mode. It is very prominent nowadays and is like the gold dust thing consumers want in their user interface.

Indeed, the dark mode option is good-looking as the regular use of light/white mode drills the users. Many have raised their inclination on social media platforms like Twitter. They severely want the threads to have in-built functionality. The standard light mode is constantly receiving complaints about soreness and stiffness because of the white screen appearance.

To all the users who want to make use of dark mode in threads, this is the right place for you. We will be discussing if there are any methods to enable it in the application. So, without waiting any further, let’s get started.

threads UI

Enable System-Wide Dark Mode for Threads

To use Dark mode on the Threads app, you must modify the system-wide theme settings available on Android and iOS devices. For now, the threads do not give access to choose between different modes. On top of that, there are no ways to customize the app’s appearance.

Unlike Threads, Instagram offers several ways to change the style and design of the background of individual chats and tweak settings based on your preference right from the application. Android and iOS companies allow users to switch between the in-built screen appearance settings. The selected mode will be the default, and other applications will adopt the same.

Dark Mode in Threads is Currently Only Available on the Web Version

Some enthusiasts have discovered that the Dark mode on the Threads app is limited to the web version. To the users craving hard for the screen appearance, you must try the web version. One can click on the Threads logo at the top to convert light mode to dark mode.

Threads App Follows Device’s Night Mode Settings

Moreover, some have even reported that when the device’s night mode is turned ON, the threads application spontaneously turns Dark. This is because of the system-wide theme settings applied to your smartphone. The functionality is limited to some applications and enables the mode for them.

Nevertheless, the reported methods to unlock the mode appear unusual. We have got a reliable way to enable it, both Android and iOS. Read more to find out!

Follow the Steps to Get Dark Mode for Android:

  • Open the Instagram application.
  • Tap on your profile picture.
  • Tap on the “three horizontal lines” in the top right corner.
  • Select the “Settings” option and then choose “Theme.”
  • You will be prompted to choose between the Dark and the Light Mode.
  • It would be best to select the dark mode from here, for which you are reading this guide post.

Note: The threads will remain in the preferred mode after your selection, irrespective of the device remaining in the selected appearance.

Follow the Steps to Get Dark Mode for iOS:

  • From your iOS device, go to the “Settings” application.
  • Search for “Display & Brightness.”
  • Go to the “Appearance” section. It will show you two options: Light and dark mode.
  • Select the “Dark mode” from there.

Note: For iOS, to use the selected one for the threads application, you must use your complete device similarly.

You can try the above methods to get dark mode on Instagram Threads. Users are frustrated and have shared their frustration on other available platforms.


The official team has not acknowledged the user-concerned problem. They are unresponsive about it. As long as the company provides its solution and brings an official way to switch between different modes, you can try the above methods listed for Android and iOS.

What do you think of the Instagram Threads? Are you concerned about the Dark mode? Have you tried Threads yet? Let us know by dropping the replies in the comments section below. We will be happy to assist you more. Follow for more guide-related posts. Thank you for reading.

About Ansari Zaid

Ansari, a tech writer at DealNTech, is a tech enthusiast who is always up-to-date on the latest mobile news. He writes articles about mobile news and guides for DealNTech. In his free time, he enjoys playing mobile games and testing apps. Email: [email protected]. Follow him on Linkedin

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