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How to get obsidian mode in Discord (2022)

We're taking a look at the steps you need to take to unlock obsidian mode in Discord, which will make your application fully black!
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Discord is a multi-function chat application that will allow you to talk over voice, video, and text with friends and family. It has quite a bit going on with it, which can be intimidating if you haven’t used much software in the past! If one of the things that is confusing you is getting obsidian mode to run with your Discord, we’ll show you how you can do it with this guide.

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Obsidian Mode Guide

Discord’s obsidian mode is a hidden feature that is available for the application that will change the color of the app. There’s currently the dark and light modes that most people are familiar with. Obsidian mode is a variant of the dark coloring. Dark is more of a grayish tone, where as obsidian is a full on black!


To get obsidian mode on the Android Discord app, you will need to open up the User Settings by tapping on your avatar at the bottom right of the screen. Scroll down until you find the Appearance option. Tap on that and look for the Dark option under Theme. Tap repeatedly on the word Dark and you will eventually open up an option called, AMOLED optimized mode (experimental). Tap on the switch next to this option and you will now have enabled obsidian mode!

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Apple iOS iPhone & PC Obsidian Mode

As of right now, you cannot unlock obsidian mode on iPhone or PC versions of the Discord application. It is unclear when this will be launched for either platform, so you will just need to wait until this experimental option is added to other versions of Discord.

That is everything you need to know about getting obsidian mode in Discord. Check out the Discord section of our website for more useful information about the messaging software!

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