How to Get Dark Mode on Snapchat Android

Charlotte Daniels

Android, Tutorials

How to Get Dark Mode on Snapchat Android

Dark mode has become increasingly popular among smartphone users due to its sleek and eye-friendly design. If you’re an Android user and a Snapchat enthusiast, you might be wondering how to enable dark mode on your Snapchat app. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to get dark mode on Snapchat for Android.

Step 1: Update the Snapchat App

Before we can begin, make sure you have the latest version of the Snapchat app installed on your Android device. Open the Google Play Store, search for “Snapchat,” and tap on “Update” if an update is available.

Step 2: Access Your Phone’s Display Settings

To enable dark mode for Snapchat, we need to enable it at the system level. Start by accessing your phone’s display settings. This process may vary slightly depending on your Android device model and operating system version.

Option 1:

  1. Swipe down from the top of your screen to open the notification shade.
  2. Tap on the gear icon or swipe down again and tap on the settings gear icon.
  3. Select “Display” or “Display & Brightness” from the list of options.
  4. Look for a “Dark mode” or “Theme” option and tap on it.
  5. If you find a toggle switch, simply turn it on to enable dark mode. Otherwise, proceed to Option 2 below.

Option 2:

  1. Open your device’s main settings app (usually represented by a gear icon).
  2. Scroll down and tap on “Display” or “Display & Brightness”. Otherwise, proceed to the next step.

Step 3: Enable Dark Mode for Snapchat

With dark mode enabled at the system level, it’s time to apply it to your Snapchat app.

  1. Open the Snapchat app on your Android device.
  2. Tap on your profile icon in the top-left corner of the screen to access your profile page.
  3. In the top-right corner, tap on the gear icon to open Snapchat settings.
  4. Scroll down and select “App Appearance.”
  5. Select “Always Dark” or “Match System” from the available options.

Congratulations! You have successfully enabled dark mode for Snapchat on your Android device. Enjoy a more visually appealing and battery-saving experience while using the app!


If you don’t see the “App Appearance” option in your Snapchat settings, make sure you have updated to the latest version of the app. If it still doesn’t appear, don’t worry.

The feature might not be available for all Android devices yet. Keep an eye out for future updates that may include this functionality.

Now that you know how to get dark mode on Snapchat Android, go ahead and customize your app’s appearance to match your preferences. Embrace the stylish and modern look of dark mode while staying connected with friends through Snapchat!

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