How To Change The Theme In Messenger

Do you want to customize your favorite conversations on Messenger? How about changing the theme for the chat? If you prefer to use another color for your messages on the app, you can update the chat theme. You can choose from the various gradients whether you’re using Messenger on your computer or mobile device. Follow our quick guide below to learn how.

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Aside from using dark mode on Messenger, there are other ways to customize your conversations on the app. For example, you can change the theme for each of your chats with other users.

So if you find the default color of your chats too plain or boring, you can change it to another gradient that you prefer. This feature affects most of the messages within the conversation.

You can find the option to do so in the information section of your conversations. With that in mind, here’s our guide about changing the theme in Messenger.

How to change the chat theme in Messenger

If you want to change the color of your messages and text boxes on Messenger, you can set a theme for a conversation on the app. In this way, you can personalize your chats with your favorite color.

You can set themes whether you’re using Messenger on your phone or computer. With that in mind, here are our step-by-step tutorials that shows you how to do it on both devices.

On your computer:

  1. Using your preferred web browser, open Messenger and sign in to your account.
  2. Go to the chat where you want to change the theme.
  3. Expand “Customize Chat” on the right side of the conversation and select “Change Theme.”

  4. Choose a color from the available options and select Save to apply the changes.

That’s how you change the chat theme on the Messenger web app. These changes to the text color affect all the participants of the chat.

If you ever change your mind, you can always update the theme any time you want. Other chat participants can choose a new color for the conversation as well.

On your phone:

  1. Open the Messenger app from your home screen or app drawer and sign in to your account.
  2. Go to the chat where you want to change the theme.
  3. Tap the information icon on the top right corner of the conversation window.

  4. Tap Themes.

  5. Select the theme or gradient you prefer to use on the chat.

When you update the chat color, the changes affect the appearance of the conversation to all its participants. Everyone also gets to know which user customized the chat.

As you can see, some themes are only available on the Messenger app for mobile. Also, changing the theme only affects the conversation that you’re currently managing.

Customizing your chats on Messenger

Now that you know how to change the theme on Messenger, you can now use other colors for your messages on the app. Please note that you’ll need to configure the theme for each of your favorite conversations on your account.

Lastly, any of the chat participants have permission to update the theme for the conversation. They can change it and revert it back to default any time they want.

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