The dark theme has become popular these days, with the dark theme turned on, the interface of the app will turn dark, the dark theme adjusts the colors on your screen for a darker appearance. A dark theme interface is significantly better for viewing in a dark environment and Instagram natively supports it.
- Tap your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
- Tap the three lines in the top right corner.
- From the list, tap Settings at the bottom.
- Swipe down and tap Theme.
- Choose Dark.
Note: This will only activate dark mode on the Instagram app, if you want to enable the dark mode on the device, you will need to update your device’s software to Android 10 or iOS 13, Android 10 now supports system-wide dark mode.
As long as you want the dark mode on Instagram app only, you do not need to have the latest software update on your device.