How to Enable Dark Mode on Reddit

“Dark Mode” on Reddit, previously known as “Night Mode,” is a helpful feature that changes the background to black, and the text, icons, and other elements to white. This light-on-dark color scheme alleviates eye strain and prolongs your device’s battery life.

The step-by-step guide shows you how to enable dark mode on Reddit web and the app.

Enable dark mode on the Reddit website

  1. Log in to your Reddit account and click your profile icon on the top right.

    Reddit profile icon
    Click your profile icon.
  2. Click the Dark Mode toggle in the “View Options” section.

    Dark mode on desktop
    Click the Dark Mode toggle.

Enable dark mode on the Reddit app

  1. Open the Reddit app and tap your profile icon on the top right.

    Reddit profile icon on app
    Tap your profile icon.
  2. Scroll down and tap the moon icon next to Settings.

    Moon icon
    Tap the moon icon

Change the dark mode theme

You can change the theme of dark mode only on the Reddit app.

  1. Tap Settings and go to the Dark mode section.

    Dark Mode
    Scroll to the Dark Mode section
  2. Tap Dark theme and select Midnight (AMOLED) if you want a pitch black theme or Night if you want a brighter dark theme.

    Dark theme modes
    Select a theme.

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