Do you dislike the brightness of the white background in the Reddit app? Or did you see someone else using the Reddit app whose background was black, and you would like to be able to set up your own Reddit app to look like that? Fortunately this can be achieved by switching the Theme setting for the app.
Our guide below will show you where to find this setting and change it. You will be able to choose the Night Theme, which makes the Reddit app background black, and makes the text white. This is the setting that I use on my iPhone, and I have found that I prefer it to the default settings. There are also some other themes that you can choose from if the default or night options aren’t working out for you.
How to Switch to the Night Mode Theme in the Reddit iPhone App
The steps in this guide were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 10.3.2. The version of the Reddit app being used is the most current version available at the time this article was written. The result of completing this tutorial will be a switch to theme of the Reddit app, where the default white background becomes black, and the text color is switched to white.
Step 1: Open the Reddit app.
Step 2: Touch the User tab at the bottom of the screen.
Step 3: Tap the Settings icon at the top-right of the screen. It’s the icon that looks like a gear.
Step 4: Touch the Theme option.
Step 5: Select the Night option.
Many of the settings that you may not like, or would like to modify, can be adjusted through the Settings menu of the Reddit app. For example, you can turn off Autoplay if you would like to stop videos from playing automatically in the app.
Matthew Burleigh has been writing tech tutorials since 2008. His writing has appeared on dozens of different websites and been read over 50 million times.
After receiving his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science he spent several years working in IT management for small businesses. However, he now works full time writing content online and creating websites.
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