The dark mode was one of the most demanded features of smartphones or PC users in the last couple of years. Android and iOS both released a system-wide dark mode that puts a dark theme on every application. But one application that remained the same is Snapchat. Well, you don’t have to worry because I am bringing you how to get dark mode on Snapchat.
A popular messaging application, Snapchat released dark mode for the iOS device earlier this year while the update for Android still remains pending. Today, we will go through the process to get dark mode on the Snapchat app.
Get Dark Mode on Snapchat
Snapchat officially introduced an option to enable or disable dark themes on iOS devices while this setting is missing from Android devices. Since many Android users love using a dark theme on their smartphones, this single bright theme can ruin the experience. This workaround will make the process simpler and enable the dark theme on your favorite application.
How to get it on Android Device
- Download Snapchat older version 10.72.0 from the APK mirror
Unfortunately, the dark mode doesn’t work in the latest version of Snapchat so you have to download the older version from the apk mirror. Don’t worry there aren’t any major changes in the latest version so you can still use it without missing any features.
- Enable developer option
Go to settings and head over to the about phone, Here press the build number for the seven-time until it shows developer mode is enabled. The pop-up will appear saying developer mode is enabled on your device.
The developer option consists of hidden features which mostly used by tech-savvy people to enable/ disable the specific feature and change the settings.
- Open developer option
now, get back to the setting menu and open the system and developer option from here.
- Enable Override force-dark feature
Find an option called “Override force-dark” and enable it. Now you’ll see the changes on your device that the theme is changed and colors are inverted to black.
- Dark Mode for Snapchat is Enabled.
Now, you’ll see that Snapchat’s dark mode is enabled and you’ll be able to access it easily. There are no readability issues as well and it’s the same as the one provided by the Snapchat team for iOS devices.
How to get dark mode in Snapchat on iOS Device
- Open the Snapchat application on your iOS device.
- Head over to your profile from the top left corner.
- Click on the settings icon.
- Here, tap on App appearance.
- Select the theme as always dark.
- Done! Now your dark mode is enabled on your Snapchat
It’s easy for iOS devices to get the feature on a Snapchat app while for Android users process gets a little bit lengthy. Although both the method works without any issues.