Facebook Messenger Dark Mode

Enable the Dark Mode in Facebook Messenger

Facebook is working on a dark mode for Messenger. The redesign of Facebook Messenger has been in the works for a very long time.
After a long time waiting, Facebook has finally started rolling out a dark mode. As a hidden option in the beta version of the app. Here is the trick by which you can simply enable the dark mode in Facebook Messenger. Sadly this trick is not applicable to the iPhone.

Step 1: Install the Latest Facebook Messenger Beta

You need to install the latest version of the Facebook Messenger Beta from Play Store. Recommended Version is 187.0.0.24.100. Click Here to become the Beta Tester of FB Messenger.

Facebook Messenger Dark Mode

Step 2: Get a Terminal Emulator App

You’ll need to run a root command to activate dark mode, which means you’ll need a terminal emulator app.

Facebook Messenger Dark Mode

Step 3: Grant Root Access to Terminal Emulator

Launch the terminal app on your device, and type ‘su’ to grant it root privileges. Accept the dialogue box if you are SuperSU rooted.

Facebook Messenger Dark Mode

Next in the terminal type: am start -n “com.facebook.orca/com.facebook.abtest.gkprefs.GkSettingsListActivity” This will launch a secret menu. At the top under “Search Gatekeepers”, type ‘dark’.


Facebook Messenger Dark Mode

Now click each result to change them to “Yes”, as pictured in our screenshot. Close the menu, and re-launch FB Messenger. Tap on your profile picture, scroll down the settings, and toggle Dark Mode.

Facebook Messenger Dark Mode

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