How Do I Get My Messenger Back To Normal

Have you changed the theme of a chat on Messenger and decided to get it back to normal?

Facebook released the theme feature back in 2019, and they frequently added new themes that you can use on every chat.

When you change a chat theme, you can always revert your decision.

To get your Messenger back to normal, open the chat where the theme exists, tap on your friend’s name, then tap on the “Theme” option; When the theme menu opens, scroll down to the bottom of the page, and tap on the standard color which is the first one in the top left.

Therefore, the chat theme will get back to normal.

Keep in mind that you need to apply the same method on every chat you have on your changed its theme.

Today I will teach you exactly how to get your Messenger back to normal.

How Do I Get My Messenger Back To Normal

To get your Messenger back to normal, you need to reach your friend’s chat page settings where you’ve changed the theme.

Then select the standard gradient color to revert to the normal version.

You can also tap on the “Change” button that comes with the notification on the chat page to reach to the theme menu directly.

This method works for both iPhone and Android.

Get back Messenger theme to normal

To do so:

  1. Open the chat where the theme exists;
  2. Tap on your friend’s name;
  3. On the new page, tap on the “Theme” option below your friend’s profile;
  4. You could also tap on the “Change” button on the chat page if you see it;
  5. When the theme page opens, scroll down to the bottom;
  6. Select the standard gradient color of Messenger in the top left on the “Colors & Gradients” menu by tapping on it;
  7. On the preview page tap on “Select”.

Therefore, you’ll be redirected to the chat page, and your theme will get back to normal.

Does Changing Theme in Messenger Change It for Everyone?

No, when you change the theme of any chat on Messenger, it will remain in the same chat and will apply to your friend’s chat as well, but not everyone on Messenger.

However, if you decide to get back your Messenger to normal, you need to visit the same specific chat settings and change it.

So each chat could have its own theme, and you can customize it as you like.

Can Someone See When You Change the Theme on Messenger?

Yes, once you change the theme on any Messenger chat, a small notification will appear on the chat page and your friend will get notified and see it.

Yet, if they decided to change the chat theme, they’re able to customize it.

You will both see the “Change” button on the chat notification page.

So if someone decided to get back the theme to normal they could simply tap on the “Change” button in the notification.

Then the theme menu will open, so they can select the preferred color or choose the standard one.

Further Reading

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