When Dark Mode came into our lives, adoption was immediate, this is due to the visual comfort it offers and the performance benefits on mobile devices.
Its adaptation to desktop computers has been a little slower and its advances are progressive. However, we are getting closer to allowing Dark Mode on both PC and mobile throughout the digital experience.
In this opportunity you will know a trick that allows you to have the Dark Mode activated on your desktop computer when you use Instagram. You will only need to use the Google Chrome browser and download an extension that we present below.
[Chrome OS: así funciona el nuevo menú del navegador que se parece a Windows]
Extension to activate Instagram Dark Mode
The external tool that you should make use of is Dark Reader, an extension available in the Google Chrome store that aims to obscure all the websites that you consider.
“This eye-caring extension enables night mode, creating dark themes for websites on the fly. Dark Reader inverts bright colors, making them contrasting and easy to read at night. You can adjust brightness, contrast, sepia filter, dark mode, font settings, and ignore list,” its download description states.
Therefore, to darken your Instagram on the Web version you must:
- Go to the Dark Reader extension tab in the Chrome Web Store.
- Click on the blue button on the right that says Add to Chrome.
- When the extension has downloaded, close the Chrome browser and reopen it.
- Access your Instagram account and see how the dark mode will be activated.
There are only 4 steps that will help you have a better experience when using the social network owned by Meta, from your computer.