Twitter Just Got a Lot Darker – Here’s How to Enable the New Dark Mode on Twitter for Desktop


Every now and then, Twitter brings new additions to the table. While some stand in the testing phase, others are globally released. One of the latest additions from Twitter is the dark mode on its desktop version. Yes, we know Twitter already rolled out a dark theme for its website but the latest update just takes things to another level. That's right, Twitter's desktop dark mode just even darker for some users. If you're unfamiliar, we're going to teach you how to enable the dark 'Lights Out' mode on Twitter for desktop.

How to Enable an Even Darker 'Lights Out' Mode on Twitter for Desktop

Twitter is not shy of introducing new things to its platform. Recently, it rolled out Fleets - its own Stories that rival Instagram's Stories feature. Twitter's existing dark mode shows a hue to blue tint but the new dark mode theme is pitch black and, to be honest, it feels great. Take note that the new Lights Out mode is not available for all users at this point. Only some users can excess it for now and probably in the near future, it will roll out to the rest of you. If you want to check if you have been bestowed with the ability, we're going to let you know how to enable the new dark 'Lights Out' mode on Twitter's desktop website.

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We have devised the instructions with simple text and pictures so it is easier for you to follow them through without any hindrance. Here's what you have to do to enable dark 'Lights Out' mode on Twitter's desktop website.

1. The first thing that you have to do is launch Twitter on your desktop or laptop.

2. Now, on the left, click on More.

Enable Dark 'Lights Out' Mode on Twitter Desktop Website

3. Once you do that, click on Display from the list of options.

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Enable Dark 'Lights Out' Mode on Twitter Desktop Website

4. You will be presented with all the settings pertaining to your display. Click on Lights Out situated on the right side of the display settings and click on Done.

Enable Dark 'Lights Out' Mode on Twitter Desktop Website

That's all that you have to do in order to enable dar 'Lights Out' mode on Twitter for desktop. You will also see two more options present next to the Lights Out option. The one in the middle is the older dark option that all of us currently use. However, the new option is much darker and the text contrasting through the new theme is way easier to read. If you want to change the theme, repeat the procedure and either choose the Default or the Dim theme.

Take note that the option is not available to all as of now but possibly it will be rolled out in the near future. While you're at it, make sure to follow us on Twitter. That's all for now, folks. Would you enable the new Dark Mode on Twitter for desktop? Let us know in the comments section below.