How to Make Notion Dark Mode

Marty Youssef
Last updated on
December 27, 2023

Tired of the glaring brightness from your Notion workspace?

You're not the only one.

The default light mode can be tough on the eyes, especially after long hours of work. But don't worry, there's a night-friendly solution!

This tutorial will guide you through the simple steps to switch your Notion interface to Dark Mode.

Whether you're looking to reduce eye strain, save battery on mobile devices, or just prefer the sleek look of dark themes, we've got you covered. Let's dive in and transform your Notion workspace into a comfortable, eye-pleasing environment that's perfect for any time of the day.

How to Make Notion Dark Mode On Desktop

Step 1: Open Notion

Begin by opening Notion on your desktop. You can access Notion through a web browser or via the dedicated desktop app for Windows or Mac.

Step 2: Access Settings

Once Notion is open, locate the Settings & Members option. This is usually found in the left-hand sidebar of the Notion interface.

Dark Mode Notion On Desktop Settings

Step 3: Navigate to My Settings

Within the settings menu, find the My Settings section. Here is where you can personalize the look and feel of your Notion workspace.

Dark Mode Notion On Desktop My Settings

Step 4: Activate Dark Mode

In the My Settings section, look for the Appearance option. Here, click the dropdown and choose Dark. The change is instant, turning your workspace into a soothing dark tone.

Step 5: Enjoy Your New Look

And that's it! You're now in Dark Mode. Enjoy the new aesthetic and the gentler experience on your eyes.

How to Make Notion Dark Mode On Mobile

Step 1: Open Notion App

Start by opening the Notion app on your mobile device. The app is available for both iOS and Android platforms.

Step 2: Go to Settings

Tap on the menu (three dots icon) located in the top-right corner of the app. From the menu that appears, select Settings.

Dark Mode Notion On Mobile Settings

Step 3: Select Appearance

In the Settings menu, find and tap on the Appearance option.

Dark Mode Notion On Mobile Appearance

Step 4: Activate Dark Mode

Scroll down to the My Settings section, there click the dropdown under the Appearance option. From the dropdown select Dark.

Dark Mode Notion On Mobile Appearance

Step 5: Enjoy the New Look

Your mobile Notion app is now set to Dark Mode, offering a visually comfortable interface.


Switching to Dark Mode in Notion is a breeze and can significantly enhance your working experience, particularly during late-night sessions. Say goodbye to eye fatigue and hello to a cooler, more comfortable digital workspace. Happy Notion-ing in style!

Marty Youssef
Marty is a digital marketer with over 8 years working with clients to introduce word class software solutions for their business.