Twitch Dark Mode – How to Easily Enable It (2024)

Updated On:

Like many websites, the Twitch website has introduced a dark theme to reduce eye strain and make it easier on the eyes of Twitch users, especially during the night. For that reason, it is not surprising that Twitch dark mode is increasingly gaining popularity.

Whether you are using the Twitch app on your android phone or the Twitch website on web browsers like Google Chrome or Edge, enabling the dark mode setting is quite simple. Here is how!

How to Enable Twitch Dark Mode via Browser?

* Go to Twitch in your preferred browser;
* Click on your profile avatar and enable Dark Mode;

How to Enable Twitch Dark Mode on Mobile Device?

* In your Twitch app, tab the user profile icon;
* Click Account Settings > Preferences;
* Enable Dark Mode and enjoy!

This brief guide will show you how to enable or disable Twitch dark mode easily, in just a few steps. Let’s start!

How to Enable Twitch Dark Mode using Chrome or Firefox

To activate Twitch dark mode in Web browsers like Google Chrome, Edge, or Firefox, you need to do the following steps:

  • Open Twitch in your preferred Web browser.
  • Click on the profile icon in the upper right corner of the website.
  • You will see the button “Dark Theme” even if you don’t sign in. If you want to switch a dark mode, the circle should be on the right side. See the screenshot below.
How to Enable dark mode on Twitch

The next time you open Twitch in your browser, it will be in the night mode so you won’t have to select that option again.

Twitch Dark Mode

To disable dark mode on Twitch, simply click on the “Dark Theme” again and the darker theme will disappear.

You can enable or disable darker themes on other recommended channels too on your browser. It is usually as simple as the procedure in Twitch, but if you encounter any difficulties, search for a guide on your browser.

How to Enable Twitch Dark Mode on Your Mobile Device

You can also use Twitch on your mobile device. Follow the same steps to enable the night mode:

  • Open Twitch website on your mobile phone.
  • Click on the three vertical dots in the top right corner.
  • The website will initially have the light mode. So simply click “Toggle Dark Theme” and you will instantly have the dark environment – it is that easy and you won’t to search for any other guide.
toggle dark mode on Twitch

To disable dark mode on Twitch, simply click on “Toggle Light Theme”.

How to Enable Twitch Dark Mode on Android Twitch Mobile App

Using the Twitch website on mobile phones and Web browsers is the usual way to watch Twitch, but you can also install the Twitch mobile app if you prefer. Enabling the dark theme, in this case, is also a piece of cake. Follow these easy steps to enable the dark mode setting:

  • To enable dark mode, first open the Twitch app. It will be in light mode when you first open it.
  • Click on the login option and it will direct you to your Twitch account.
  • Tap on the user icon (profile icon) on the top left corner of your Twitch account.
  • Tap on the Account Settings option.
  • Tap on Preferences.
  • Click Enable Dark Screen and enjoy your Twitch experience.

To disable dark mode, simply click on the same button again.


Dark mode makes everyone’s life easier, especially during late-night Twitch watch parties. No matter if you are using Twitch on your phone or PC (via Chrome, Edge, or Firefox, or a different browser), dark mode makes the whole UI more appealing to the eyes and saves battery life, too.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Twitch app have dark mode?

Dark mode on Twitch was introduced in 2017 and since then it has gained a lot of popularity in the Twitch community, among many users, live streamers, and viewers.

Read the steps above to learn how to enable dark mode in Twitch. There are other browser extensions to add to Twitch such as better Twitch TV and Twitch Live.

What is Twitch dark mode stream?

A dark mode is an option available on various websites including Twitch. When you switch from light to dark mode, the whole UI and the background of the app will be in dark black color with grey and purple buttons. Disable easily by tapping on the same option you have previously clicked one more time.

What colors appear in Twitch dark mode settings?

The background color is black while buttons can be light grey or purple depending on whether you use the Twitch website or app. In case you are wondering, you cannot change Twitch colors according to your preferences like when creating websites yourself. The colors are fixed, so you can only choose between light and dark mode.

What operating systems does Twitch support?

You can use Twitch on your Mac, PC, Android, iOS, Fire TV, and even gaming consoles like PlayStation 4. To enable or disable the dark mode, always go to the settings profile and switch the mode as you like, be that on your browser or the app itself.

newsletter subscription

Download FREE Twitch Growth Book + 2 Emoji Packs

Join the crew and download anything you like from our resource center.

author on the blog

Dyami Rodriguez

Hey! I'm Phantom and welcome to the boo crew, I love making content for spooky games or honestly even FPS. I hope to be able to interact with all of you (especially you…you reading there..(: ) Come check out my streams! A follow wouldn't hurt anyone either (; Stay ghastly and keep it nasty!

Follow me on: