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No more dark mode for Facebook iOS users? Find out how to fix it!


Every social media platform and every phone usually comes with a dark mode feature to meet the needs of users who want low light or a cool and bold look. However, several Facebook users reported that Dark Mode disappeared on Friday, May 27.

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Why does my Facebook suddenly turn white?

Facebook users have taken to Twitter to signal the disappearance of the dark mode function. A specific user said that its dark mode on the platform was disabled after receiving the latest iOS update.

Another user confirmed MacRumors about having the same problem. He wrote: “Has anyone noticed in the past few hours that dark mode has disappeared from Facebook on iOS? I’ve done all the usual troubleshooting steps like deleting the app and then disabling dark mode, then reinstalling the app.”

The user said that the feature still does not work after following these steps.

Facebook has yet to release an official statement explaining why the feature suddenly disappeared. Therefore, users are left to their own devices to speculate as to why the dark mode of the social media app is not working. But the majority of them point out that the new iOS update was responsible for disabling the feature.

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Follow these steps to enable dark mode

Most iPhone users reported the lack of dark mode, while some Android users could still access the feature. Although an iOS users reported that they lost dark mode after updating the Facebook app, there is still a way for users to enable the feature again.

If you already have the latest update, try uninstalling and reinstalling the app so you can access dark mode again.

According market realistic, Lack of updated iOS software may prevent your phone from supporting specific app features. If you’re worried that you can’t access dark mode even after the latest update, you can easily enable it through your settings.

If these aforementioned instructions still don’t work on your end, try browsing through your Facebook app settings, where features can be found in different settings categories.

To find dark mode in your settings, you need to follow these steps:

  1. Select the horizontal lines on Facebook (located at the bottom right if you are on iOS mobile)
  2. Scroll down and choose “Settings and privacy”
  3. Select the “Settings” option.
  4. Scroll down until you find the “Dark Mode” feature located next to a crescent moon
  5. Click on the “Dark Mode” option
  6. Finally, turn “On” or click “System”, which can adjust your phone appearance according to your phone settings.

If you’ve lost your dark mode feature on a desktop computer, you can navigate to your settings until you find the “Display & Accessibility” option. This section will allow you to choose your preferred desktop appearance and you can specifically enable your dark mode from there.

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