[iPhone, iPad] How to Enable Dark Mode in Facebook and Instagram iOS 12

Want to enable dark mode in Facebook and Instagram? Here’s the easiest way to use dark mode in your Instagram and Facebook app of iPhone or iPad in iOS 12.

Nowadays people are attracted or habituated towards the dark mode in various apps such as YouTube, Reddit, etc. However, in the previous macOS Mojave update, Apple has given full access to use dark mode in MacBook and Mac mini. If you have MacBook, then you can use dark mode in particular applications, if that app supports dark mode.


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Moving towards iPhone, you can also use Dark Mode in iPhone. Though it is not the actual dark mode, it can be said as an Invert Colors. The Invert Colors is a hidden feature which was added before iOS 12 was released, but we were unknown of that. Once you enable the Invert Colors in iPhone or iPad, you can use Dark Mode in Facebook and Instagram app (Also for Snapchat, Messanger or Other chat apps).

According to rumors, iOS 13 may introduce official Dark Mode in iPhone, and like macOS Mojave, it might allow you to use dark mode in particular application. Head over to turn on the dark mode in Facebook and Instagram in iPhone and iPad.

How to Use or Enable Dark mode on FaceBook, Instagram iPhone, iPad

Dark mode on iPhone for Facebook instagram social app
Dark mode on iPhone for Facebook instagram social app

Step #1: Go to “Settings” app in your iPhone or iPad.

Step #2: Select “General”.

Step #3: Tap “Accessibility”.

Step #4: Choose “Display Accommodation”.

Step #5: Locate and open “Invert Colors”.

Step #6: Lastly, toggle on “Smart Invert”.

Now open Facebook or insta app. You can See the New Dark mode screen. (Sorry, Instagram doesn’t play video in original quality on Dark mode)

Quickly Enable Dark Mode: Triple Click Side button or Home Button

Accessibility Shortcut we can enable or Activate by triple click on Size button (Power button). And Home button iPhone (Triple Click on Home button).

To add Smart Invert option in Accessibility shortcut, Go to the Settings > General > Accessibility > Scroll To Accessibility Shortcuts > Select Smart invert option to add in Existing shortcut.

Now, Select “Smart invert“. To Turn off, Repeat the same steps and remove from smart invert mode.

Watch the Below Video, How to Use Smart invert or Dark mode with This method,

Thereafter, close the Settings app. Locate the Instagram or Facebook app and launch it. That’s it. Now you can enjoy dark mode on Instagram and Facebook in iPhone and iPad. You don’t have to worry about eyes straining or burning due to bright colors once you enable dark mode in Facebook and Instagram on iPhone and iPad.

Similarly, if you want to disable dark mode in Instagram and Facebook app on your iPhone or iPad follow the steps,

Step #1: Open the “Settings” app.

Step #2: Tap “General”.

Step #3: Locate and tap “Accessibility”.

Step #4: Select “Display Accommodations”.

Step #5: Open “Invert Colors”.

Step #6: From there disable “Smart Invert”.

This is not official Dark mode in iOS 12, But you can enjoy the screen in low light or night. Hope that Apple will add new Dark mode feature in Next iOS 13 for all app like MacOS Mojave. Follow us we will update you and share how to enable it when it’s available officially for Facebook, Insta or Other Social app.

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