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How to Turn On Dark Mode on Facebook for Desktop



Want to bring out the dark side in you? Try it with the new Facebook dark mode design. Now, Facebook users can redesign their social media interface for browsers in desktop by switching from the classic light mode to the newest cool stuff, the dark mode.

Recently, Facebook officially rolled out its new desktop design, a welcome development for users who have been desperately waiting for the dark mode to come to desktop and finally change get away from the classic Facebook interface. The testing of the dark mode feature started in October. With positive feedback from users, Facebook launched the full rollout of the feature on desktop computers recently.

Get Enable Dark Mode on Facebook Desktop
Image / Windows Dispatch

The dark mode design is part of the plans of the social media giant to offer a more enhanced desktop experience. Facebook announced last year during the F8 Conference its plans to create a cleaner look for their website.

Added Features in the New Facebook

The new Facebook offers more than just the dark mode interface. Users will have better navigation between tabs, moving easily to Groups, Marketplace, Watch, Messenger and other features at the Home Screen. It is also faster to create Pages, groups, ads, and Events. There is also a mobile preview of these pages and ads before you share them so you can see what they look like on mobile screens.

Transitions to pages will load faster and the new fonts and layouts are easier on the eyes. With the dark mode, screen glare is minimized while maintaining contrast.

How to Enable Dark Mode on Facebook Desktop

Switch to New Facebook
  • First, you have to switch to the New Facebook.
  • Open Facebook and log in to your account.
  • On the top right corner, click the Settings icon.
  • Select Switch to New Facebook.
  • Click Next to the welcome page.
  • You can then select the Look of your New Facebook. Choose Dark.
  • Click Get Started.
New Facebook Design for Desktop
Image / Windows Dispatch

It is that easy! Now you can enjoy a much darker interface of your New Facebook. If you want to return to the classic Facebook, just go to Settings and select Switch to Classic Facebook. How do you like Facebook dark mode? We would love to know what you think so tell us in the comments below.



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