Finally, Android 10 get a dark theme on Instagram.
The news was confirmed by Instagram head Adam Mosseri in a tweet. “Starting today, you can use Instagram in dark mode on iOS 13 or Android 10. Turn dark mode on your phone to try it out,” he wrote on Twitter.
Dark mode on Instagram’s Android-based app looks exactly its iOS counterpart. The app interface is all dark with the text shining in white.
This includes the Instagram logo on top. All the sections of the app – such as the IGTV, the Settings and the Profile — have been redesigned to take match the system-wide dark theme. The only splash of colours…more specifically…the Instagram colours that you can see in Instagram after enabling the dark theme is in the Stories section on top.
The overall interface is quite similar to the dark mode available on Instagram’s iOS 13 based interface.
Instagram’s dark mode is available only on Android 10 powered devices, which means that you will be turn Instagram dark only if you have a Google Pixel or an Essential smartphone. However, if you have an Android 9.0 Pie, you will have to till you get Android 10 updates on your smartphone to use Instagram’s dark mode.