Switching to dark mode can be a beneficial change as a way to reduce eye strain, plus it often just looks better than the standard viewing mode. You can enable dark mode on a lot of apps or sites, including the Twitch desktop site.
Dark mode options in phone apps and on various websites have become increasingly popular. It offers a new look for the app or site, while also being easier on your eyes when watching at night or in a dark environment.
The Twitch website is one of the services that offers its users a dark mode setting, and it can be toggled on or off quite easily. When you switch to the Twitch dark mode the appearance of the site changes dramatically by switching the lighter colors to darker alternatives.
Our tutorial below is going to show you how to enable or disable dark mode for Twitch when you are viewing it in a desktop Web browser like Google Chrome.
How to Enable Twitch Dark Mode in Google Chrome
- Open the Twitch website.
- Click the profile icon at the top-right of the window.
- Click the button to the right of Dark Theme to switch it on or off.
Our guide continues below with additional information and pictures for these steps.
How to Disable Or Enable Dark Mode in Twitch (Guide with Pictures)
The steps in this guide were performed using the Google Chrome desktop Web browser, but this will also work in most other modern desktop Web browsers like Edge or Firefox. If you’re an iPhone user there isn’t a dedicated dark mode setting for Twitch, but this guide will show you how to use it.
Step 1: Open your Web browser and navigate to Twitch at https://www.twitch.tv.
Step 2: Click the profile icon at the top-right of the window. It doesn’t matter if you’re signed in or not.
Step 3: Click the button to the right of Dark Theme to turn it on or off.
Aside from phones and Web browsers, there are other ways to watch Twitch. Find out how to hide the chat column in Twitch on a Fire TV, for example, if you have the Twitch app installed on that device.
You can always switch back to the standard light mode by clicking that switch again. The dark mode will persist in the future when you open the site again in Chrome.
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