Instagram is introducing a bunch of new changes to its Android and iOS app this week. Instagram will supprot the Dark Mode feature to its Android and iOS.
Apart from this, Instgram is removing the Following tab from its Activity feed that lets user browse through other’s Instagram activity. Instagram is also adding a new security feature that helps you avoide phishing scams.
The news was confirmed by Instagram head Adam Mosseri in a tweet. “Starting today, you can use Instagram in dark mode on iOS 13 or Android 10. Turn dark mode on your phone to try it out,” he wrote on Twitter.
The app interface is all dark with the text shining in white. Instagram logo will appear on top. All the sections of the app – such as the IGTV, the Settings and the Profile — have been redesigned to take match the system-wide dark theme. The Instagram colours that you can see in Instagram after enabling the dark theme is in the Stories section on top. The overall interface is quite similar to the dark mode available on Instagram’s iOS 13 based interface.
Instagram’s dark mode is available only on Android 10 powered devices, which means that you will be turn Instagram dark only if you have a Google Pixel or an Essential smartphone. You will have to till you get Android 10 update on your smartphone to use Instagram’s dark mode. If you are running, an Android 9.0 Pie.
Well, If you have a Google Pixel smartphone, you need to turn on the system-wide dark mode. Download the latest version of Instagram on your smartphone, enabled dark theme on Android 10. Next time you open the Facebook-owned image sharing app, you will see the app sport a true black colour, which looks exceptionally gorgeous on an OLED screen.