Messenger app on iPhone has a decent collection of themes available for chats. You can use them to create a visually appealing background. So, if you don’t want to keep a dull and basic theme for a special conversation, we’ll help you customize the appearance of the background. Here’s how to change the default chat theme for Messenger app.

How to change the chat theme for Messenger app for iOS?

Many users like personalizing the background appearance of the app but they are not aware of the procedure to do it. If you too belong to this group, we’ll help you get started and change the chat theme for Messenger app. It’s worth the extra effort!

  1. Open the Messenger app.
  2. Choose a conversation.
  3. Tap the name of your contact.
  4. Select the Theme option.
  5. Choose a theme and color gradient for your chat.
  6. Send your chat message.

The built-in Messenger chat color changer not only lets you change Messenger background theme but also the emoji used in chats. See the detailed description for how to change Messenger background below.

Launch Facebook Messenger app on your phone.

Open the conversation you want to pick a color for or change its background.

Tap the name of your friend or contact.

Theme Option
Theme Option

Select the Theme option.

Select Theme
Select Theme

Under the ‘Customise your chat window’ that opens, choose the desired theme.

Customise Chart
Customise Chart

Then, choose color and gradients for your chat.

Theme Color Changed
Theme Color Changed

Start sending your chat messages.

How to change messenger color back to normal?

If you are not satisfied with the changes you made, you can revert to the original settings. Simply pick your default theme from the color picker, again. The process is simple and does not take more than a few seconds.

Can’t change chat color on Messenger?

Change Color
Change Color

Switch to the Desktop Messenger app. Click the Chat Settings down arrow and choose Colour. You can then pick the desired color.

What is Messenger chat Theme?

It’s a visual element designed for enhancing the users’ chat experience. It makes any dull and boring conversation more engaging by catching the readers’ attention through its color scheme and dynamic content.

Hope it helps!