How to enable Facebook dark mode on your desktop

Facebook did roll out its biggest visual change in years to its website with dark mode and has added other features to make the desktop version easier to use and faster.

After redesigning the mobile experience, Facebook said in a blog post that it spent months talking to users in an effort to improve the web experience. There are three main improvements: Dark Mode, finding things faster and easier management of pages, groups, and events.

How to enable Facebook dark mode on the website

Facebook has brought dark mode to the desktop. Facebook’s goal is to minimize screen glare when using the site in low light. But you could also save battery life on your laptop, as you don’t need to use the highest brightness. 

At the same time, dark mode puts more of a focus on photos and videos and makes enjoying media more immersive. Here’s how to enable dark mode for

1. Go to

2. Click on the down arrow in the upper right corner of the page.

3. Now click the switch to new Facebook option.

4. You’ll be asked if you want to use the light or dark theme. Click the dark theme option.

If at any time you want to toggle the dark mode option, click the top right arrow once more and you’ll see a dedicated switch for dark mode.