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Charcoal: Dark Mode for Messenger

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Unofficial Messenger dark mode. Easily swap between dark and light mode.

Image from store Charcoal: Dark Mode for Messenger
Description from store *NEW* v1.4.1 (April 18) - Set dark mode based on device setting! Use Charcoal to experience Messenger (messenger.com) in dark mode. Toggling dark mode with any theme is easy: click on the Messenger icon on the top left of the web page, and set your preference. Features: Messenger icon toggle on the top left of the web page to access preferences. Choose between 3 themes: Charcoal, Midnight, and Deep Blue. Change dark or light appearance whenever you want, or set dark mode based on your device's setting.

Latest reviews

  • (2021-06-22) Gil Palma: Excellent!
  • (2021-06-11) El detective Yoshi: Recién probando. Va excelente. Aunque a primera vista uno pensaría que se puede acceder a messenger desde la app. De todos modos, abrir una nueva pestaña no es problema.
  • (2021-06-07) Amber Lin: all black~nice
  • (2021-05-30) Cyrus Rohail: Great eye reliever. Love the deep blue sea option!
  • (2021-05-24) Paweł Miszczuk: I absolutely love it! I posted my review before and flaw I listed there was fixed. Now I'm only waiting for dark scrollbars rather than white ones.
  • (2021-05-11) Zildjian Amiel B. Payumo: It worked but i wonder why many people said there search in conversation got lost but is see mine, you just need to click the customize chat to see the search in conversation also my messages doesnt become white so i dont know how to fix it just hoping my suggestion helps
  • (2021-05-06) Jamie Frost: Has been rock solid for a year...but suddenly stopped working. Chrome dark, windows dark...messenger white.
  • (2021-04-22) Maja Pihl: Two words: Thank you!
  • (2021-04-22) Tobias Möhl: Giving it a 5 star since I've been loving this extension. However, it doesn't work anymore? Can't set Messenger to darkmode neither from the settings in the extention nor from the settings in Messenger. Hoping for an update!
  • (2021-04-19) Soya Min: Được
  • (2021-04-12) Anh Nguyen Quy: Please add an update that makes the reaction bar dark also. Currently the emoji reaction bar is still white even if dark mode is turned on.
  • (2021-03-31) Erikas Tranauskas: Would be nice to get the original Facebook dark theme colour, but it's really not bad as it is now.
  • (2021-03-26) Matt Manhart: Thanks for this. Intentionally left out by messenger managers due to their desire to push the MS Store version. The MS store version likes to unpin itself from the taskbar and disappear when closing. I can't make this stuff up. Everyone these days seems to push to production before all the bugs have been worked out.
  • (2021-03-05) Lefteris Xanthoudakis: Works as promised. Perfect!
  • (2021-02-25) Tyler Fritsch: Worked great for a little bit, but now it doesn't work anymore. I uninstalled and re-installed and now it works again. I guess I just need to do that anytime messenger is updated?
  • (2021-02-04) Hi: For me this is great, because at night Messenger will blind me because of the white light.
  • (2021-01-30) Bob Loblaw: it just works great stuff!
  • (2021-01-18) Miron: Safe to use. The only thing we wanted from Facebook was to add night mode on the web version, we didn't want any new icon which looks like LGBT or the "OLD" notification sound. I love this extension.
  • (2021-01-18) Brandon Ogon: Clicked install, refreshed my Messenger tab, worked immediately.
  • (2021-01-14) Radians: Really good. Nice coloring. Easy on the eyes. 10/10.
  • (2021-01-12) Kara Gabionza: Thank you!
  • (2021-01-04) Khangaii: I was able to use it and switch between the modes easily, but i had a few problems. First of all, there are 2 scroll bars on the right side for some reason which is unpleasant to look at. And i couldn't find the "Search in conversation" feature that was there before. And when i removed it, it didn't delete fully, so it still had 2 scroll bars and no search in conversation. I tried adding another extension but then sometimes it would just show me a white of gray screen instead of opening messenger. Please at least fix the removing bug first
  • (2021-01-04) Kyle Matthew Manlapaz: it doesn't apply, it used to be applying to my messenger. Now it doesn't.
  • (2020-12-29) Dennis Adriansyah Ganda: Deepblue feels nice for me (y)
  • (2020-12-28) Musfiq Jubair Coc 2: THIS ACTUALLY WORKED!
  • (2020-12-21) NghĩaBắcCực: Nice!
  • (2020-12-21) ChrisGZ: Es muy sencilla y cumple con su funcion principal
  • (2020-12-15) Jeff Lachapelle: Works! :)
  • (2020-12-12) MR. WHITE PIGEON: The best extension ever still using it
  • (2020-12-12) Ciprian Dobrea: works like a charm, and has a 100% black version, amazing for OLED
  • (2020-12-09) Hi_ImKyle: It's nice, adds what Facebook should add from day one. Only problem is 2 of the 3 scroll bars on screen don't fit with any of the themes because they dont get their CSS applied.
  • (2020-12-09) Vytautas Jurenas: Its good but the scrool parts are still the same
  • (2020-12-06) Master Cheetah: Really useful, I love it!
  • (2020-12-03) くんリード: By far, this is the best Messenger dark mode I've ever used. Nonetheless, I suggest you also add automatic light/dark mode based on system preferences (like Windows 10's default app mode).
  • (2020-11-27) 2MDJR ASC-1: Best so far.
  • (2020-11-25) Carsen Kelliher: Works really clean and nice. Smoothly integrated and I like the different options for themes within the extension. Messenger's bright white interface was killing my eyes so this is a very welcome plugin!
  • (2020-11-25) Bartosz Tobiasz: Everythings fine. It works so I'm happy now.
  • (2020-11-24) Omar IsComing: it works again, u saved my eyes
  • (2020-11-24) Nick Palumbo: Good overall, but want to echo other people's comments: the text in Charcoal mode for sent texts really should be white! It's the same bubble color as the other themes, but it's the only one with black text, for some reason. Not sure if I'll be able to get used to it, but it's still better than nothing, I think.
  • (2020-11-24) Eunice N. Natividad: If you it doesnt work, try refreshing the page. :>
  • (2020-11-23) Rohith Kumar: Not working since 21st Nov 2020 : edit fixed, thanks for the fast response
  • (2020-11-23) Amy Collins: A lifesaver! That white background on messenger was killing me. So glad I found this extension. Thank you so much!!
  • (2020-11-23) Nichole Correa: It worked at first but then it stopped working :(
  • (2020-11-23) Kurt Cyrus Abenir: hello i cant seem to find the messenger icon on the top left but even if i imagined it i think it will be good my real question is is this compatible with Windows 7 (i know its old)
  • (2020-11-21) David Lin: Doesn't work after Messenger updates its website
  • (2020-11-21) Mickey Shimel: I've been using this extension for a while and I love it. It should be built into messenger natively. I would also like to report that an update to messenger broke this extension for me last night. However I still give it a 5-Star rating because it's not the developer's fault that a messenger update broke it - and I believe that the developer will have it working again soon. I just wanted to inform anyone who is considering this extension to not be discouraged that it is temporarily broken. Come back in a few days and check it again.
  • (2020-11-21) Nopho Nophoo: zawsze działało i 20 listopada przestało działać, reinstal nie pomaga
  • (2020-11-21) Zeghetank: Was ok, but now it's not working! 21.11.2020!!
  • (2020-11-21) Michael Hutchesson: Was great - 5/5 stars... - unfortunately an update to messenger has meant it no longer works :( Hopefully the extension can be updated also!
  • (2020-11-21) NICE ONE Ceballos: It's working but the problem is.. it's not working on the new messenger. this extension works only on classic messenger


107,091 history
4.5 (200 votes)
Last update / version
2021-05-10 / 1.4.2
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