How to Change Background or Theme on Messenger

Theme on Messenger

Messenger is one of the well-known apps that is widely used by people globally. This app allows its users to make text, make voice, and video calls with loved ones. You can also use this app either in light mode or dark one. In this article, we will tell you how you can your background or theme on Messenger app. Without further ado, let’s get started!

However, similar to WhatsApp, this app allows you to change the themes or background. This feature is also available on messages on Instagram. Well, you have to first update Messenger to experience it. Themes of chat enable you to customize its background. 

Change Background or Theme on Messenger

Theme on Messenger

Time needed: 5 minutes.

There are several themes from which you can choose your favorite theme. Some include “Lofi”, “Sky”, “Lunar New Year”, and so on.

  1. Open Messenger App

    Open the Messenger app and log in to your Facebook account

  2. Select Chat

    Select Chat > Tap Navigation Bar > Settings

  3. Tap Themes or Background

    Tap Customization > Themes/Background > Choose one and tap Select. You’ll see the message of the theme changed in chat.

How to Change the Background on Messenger?

You can change your background on Messenger by following the simple steps below:

  1. Head to the Messenger app and log in to your Facebook account
  2. Select the chat in which you want to change the background (either single or group chat). Keep in mind that you can change the background of individual chats only.
  3. When done, now, tap the navigation bar of a chat as it will contain your profile picture. However, if it is a group chat, you will see the profile pictures of other members too.
  4. Head to the settings page, there are multiple sections including Customization, Chat Info, More actions, and Privacy and support. Under the customization option, there is a theme option that allows you to change the background. Tap it.
  5. When done, the theme menu will open up where several themes are placed like Lo-Fi, Sky, Lunar New Year, and so on. Choose your favorite one as per your preference. Also, Facebook will display a new theme once in a while so, you can try for more themes later.
  6. When done, it will give you a preview of the background of what it looks like. When you are satisfied tap Select. Alternatively, if you do not like a theme then, tap Cancel
  7. When you have selected a theme it will appear in the background
  8. Now, go back to a chat, a message will appear indicating a theme is changed. This message will appear every time whenever you change the background of Messenger.

That’s it. Now, you have successfully changed the background of the Messenger app.

How to Change a Theme on Messenger?

You can change a theme on Messenger by following the simple steps:

  1. Open the Messenger app and navigate to the chat in which you want to change a theme
  2. Tap the navigation bar of a chat and tap the theme option
  3. A list of themes will appear on a screen, select the theme of your own choice
  4. Tap the Select option to confirm the theme change

However, keep in mind that the theme you apply will only affect the chat of which you changed. Other chat themes will remain unaffected (i.e., default monochrome theme). Also, if you want to change the themes of other chats then, you will change the themes of each chat individually.

Conclusion

Changing the theme or background on the Messenger app is one of the interesting and unique features of this app and is the most uncommon that most people are unaware of. This app releases new themes occasionally so, you try out this app once in a while to check out its new features.

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