How to enable dark mode on Mastodon Android and iOS apps

Mastodon comes with all the great features that you can enjoy on other social media platforms. You can of course enjoy the dark mode on Mastodon. However, as we know, the platform is new to many users, especially those who move from Twitter to Mastodon. Be with me. I will walk you through how to enable dark mode on Mastodon in this article.

Mastodon has a ton of cool features. It allows you to start polls asking for the opinions and opinions of your friends. You can use hashtags and mention accounts to get started with trending articles and topics. You can also share your stuff with it, be it audio, video, photos or documents. You can also send DM-like messages directly from your profile.

Moreover, it has a great function to set 4 kinds of visual modes. I will discuss them all. Let’s dive into the method of setting dark mode on Mastodon.

How to enable dark mode on Mastodon?

Dark Mode on Mastodon

Mastodon is growing enormously by the day. Since it resembles the microblogging social media platform Twitter, most of Mastodon’s users come from there. Twitter is experimenting with features and services, and these experiments are not very welcomed. If you too have switched from Twitter to its competing alternative and are wondering how to enable dark mode on Mastodon, then you’ve come to the right place.

Follow these steps to switch between light and dark modes on Mastodon iOS and Android apps.

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How to enable dark mode in Mastodon iOS app?

While it has the same path to change visual modes on Mastodon on iOS and Android, it has a significant difference in interface. Here’s how to enable it on iOS.

Step 1: Start the Mastodon App on your iPhone.

Step 2: Tap the gear icon (gear icon) in the top right corner of the app’s home screen.

Dark Mode on Mastodon

Step 3: Tap the Always dark option of the LOOK AND FEEL section.

Step 4: For more intensity in the dark, switch the True black dark mode.

Dark Mode on Mastodon

That’s all about how to enable dark mode on Mastodon on iPhone. Let’s move on to Android.

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How to enable dark mode in Mastodon Android app?

Android device has similar options, however with a small shuffle in option locations. Here’s what it looks like:

Step 1: Open the Mastodon App on your Android smartphone.

Step 2: On the home screen, click on the gear icon in the top right corner of the screen; it opens the settings of the app.

Step 3: In the top right corner, tap the Dark option of the Visual Appearance section, the first section in the settings menu.

How to enable dark mode on Mastodon Android and iOS apps

Step 4: For more fierceness in the dark, switch the True Black Mode option on.

Enjoy the softness of your eyes.

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Shut down

That’s all about dark mode on Mastodon. It is one of the most basic features of the app. While there are some complicated setups, Mastodon hopes to master the microblogging options in the market. After all, it needs to learn how to keep users glued to its platform.

Our Path of EX team has covered almost all Mastodon short guides. If you’re new to the platform, you can master it here on Path of EX. Keep browsing the site to learn more.

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