Mastodon comes with all awesome features that you can enjoy on other social media platforms. You can obviously enjoy the dark mode on Mastodon. However, as we know, the platform is new for many users, especially those who are switching to Mastodon from Twitter. Be with me I will walk you through how to turn on dark mode on Mastodon in this article.
Mastodon has got a bunch of cool features. It allows you to launch polls asking for your friends’ views and opinions. You can use hashtags and mention accounts to get going with trending articles and topics. It also lets you share your stuff, be it audio, video, photos, or documents. You can directly send DM-like posts from your profile as well.
Additionally, it has a great feature of setting 4 types of visual modes. I will talk about all of them. Let us dive into the method of how to set dark mode on Mastodon.
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How to Turn On Dark Mode on Mastodon?
Mastodon is growing huge day by day. As it resembles the microblogging social media platform Twitter, most of Mastodon’s users come from there. Twitter is seen experimenting with features and services, and these experiments are not hugely welcomed. If you too, have switched from Twitter to its competing alternate and wondering how to switch on the dark mode on Mastodon, then here you are at the correct place.
Follow these steps to switch between Light and Dark mode on Mastodon iOS and Android apps.
How to Turn On Dark Mode on Mastodon iOS App?
Though it has the same path to modify visual modes on Mastodon on iOS and Android, it has a significant difference in interface. Here is how to enable it on iOS.
Step 1: Launch the Mastodon app on your iPhone.
Step 2: Tap on the cog icon (gear icon) in the top right corner of the app’s home screen.
Step 3: Tap on the Always Dark option from the LOOK AND FEEL section.
Step 4: For more intensity in darkness, toggle on the True black dark mode.
That is all about how to turn on dark mode on Mastodon on iPhone. Let’s continue with Android.
How to Turn On Dark Mode on Mastodon Android App?
Android device has similar options, however, with a small shuffle in option locations. Here is what it looks like:
Step 1: Open the Mastodon app on your Android smartphone.
Step 2: On the home screen, click on the cog icon in the top right corner of the screen; it will open the settings of the app.
Step 3: At the top right corner, tap on the Dark option from the Visual appearance section, the first section in the settings menu.
Step 4: For more vehemence in darkness, toggle the True black mode option on.
Enjoy the smoothness of your eyes.
That is all about the dark mode on Mastodon. It is one of the most simple features of the app. Though there are some complicated settings, Mastodon is hoped to rule the microblogging options available on the market. After all, it should learn how to keep users glued to its platform.
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