Switch from Classic to New Facebook Design

Switch to Facebook new design from classic
Switch to Facebook new design from classic

Do you know how to switch the new Facebook design from the Old FB design? How to switch to classic Facebook from New FB design? Facebook allows users to try to use the new design of Facebook by switch option on the desktop version with any browser on using a computer or mobile phone. Last year Facebook revealed that the company will redesign the desktop version of the social media platform. According to them that they want to reduce convoluted things, easier to use, and provide new functions such as night mode or dark feature for the entire site.

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When the New Facebook Design lunched?

The new desktop version of Facebook launched by the company before March 2020 and it shows that the rollout has started. Invited Facebook user with a small notification to the left side” You can switch to the new Facebook.com at any time”. The notification disappears when you open or reloads the browser or page.

Note: Keep in mind one thing the new design or version is working on desktop only, I mean Windows, Linux, and MAC users. Those users are using the Facebook web for their mobile or computer?

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New Facebook Design Features

When you switch to new Facebook Design from the classic then you will find a lot of great features that are different from the classic version. Let’s show here some of the great features of Facebook new design are the following for your information.

Features of the New Desktop Version of Facebook

Here are the following features of the new desktop version of Facebook:

Responsive Design

The new Facebook interface uses a responsive design that appears content based on screen width & other aspects. If any of the browser window widths are sufficient, Facebook displays a traditional but heavily modified three-column design.

Round Corners & More Colorful Features

The feature of this design is more colorful and with round corners then the classic version of Facebook.

Larger Text

There is no grey space and text display larger, because of this, the scrolling session will be extended as less content appears at a time on the display part of the screen.

Zooming In & Out

To change the size of the browser window with the help of zooming in or out to display more content on the computer screen at a time.

Quick Access to Different Sections

One of the best things is that you can easily and quickly access various sections using the icon bar or news feed at the top of the Facebook window. The icon bar is including Marketplace, Groups, Gaming, Homepage, & Videos or Watch icons.

You can find the Profile icon, Create, Messenger, Notifications, & Account or Down Arrow icons at the top right corner and the Search bar will to the left side. Moreover, the pages, events, friends, and other shortcuts to the left side panel and contacts are available to the right-hand side panel. The birthday icon or option is available at the top of the contacts panel to the right side.

Dark Mode and Light Mode

There is an official button for Dark Mode and Light Mode for the entire window and you can switch dark mode or light mode easily.

Two Column Design

In case the browser width is too small then Facebook will display a two-column design. Which column it appears depends on the page you are on. If you are browsing your home feed, you will get to view the feed and the right column with its contacts.

Personal Profile

The person profile is great and perfect. All the things are polished and quite the same so there will be no Confusion to access any section you want.

New Facebook Design with Different Feasters
New Facebook Design with Different Feasters

Facebook Page

Facebook Page looks like the same but removes the contacts panel and page have three columns. Everything is the same but they remove the Notifications, Insights, Publishing Tools, Ad Center, More, additional tabs menu, Edit Page Info, Settings, Help, & additional tabs menu from the top and put them all in the left side panel.

New Facebook Design Page with Different Features
New Facebook Design Page with Different Features

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How to Switch New Facebook from Classic Facebook

If you are using an old desktop version of Facebook on your computer or mobile and you receive the notification for a new version that you did not see. Later on, you want to switch from old design to the new Facebook design. Let’s show how to switch from old design to the new Facebook design in the following steps:

Steps to Switch New Facebook Design from the Old or Current Facebook

  1. Open any Browser on your computer
  2. Visit or type facebook.com in the URL or Address bar of the browser
  3. Then Log in to your Facebook Account if not
  4. Go to the Down Menu and click on it to navigate
  5. Scroll down and select Switch to New Facebook option from the menu
  6. You will See Well come to Fresh, simpler Facebook messages with three other like Dark Mode, Catch up quick, Fast loading, & Find thing easily(If you are using for the First time New Facebook Design otherwise you will enable dark mode or light mode manually)
  7. Click on the Next option
  8. Now you will need to Choose a Look among the Two option Dark Mode and Light Mode
  9. Finally, click on the Get Started option to continue with the new Facebook design
How to Switch New Facebook from Classic Facebook
How to Switch New Facebook from Classic Facebook

When you are fresh to Switch New Facebook Design from the Old design. You will need to select the Next option, choose light or dark mode and click on the Get Started option to continue with the new Facebook design.

Click Next on Welcome to a Fresh, Simpler Facebook
Click Next on Welcome to a Fresh, Simpler Facebook
Choose a Look Light or Dark and Get Started
Choose a Look Light or Dark and Get Started
Select Dark and Get Started
Select Dark and Get Started

How to Switch Back to Classic Facebook from New Facebook

Facebook users are using a new design and they are tired of using this and want to switch back to classic or restore the classic or go back to old Facebook from the new design. Here are the following steps to enable or switch to old or classic Facebook:

  1. Log in to your Facebook Account with any browser
  2. Click on the Account or Down-Arrow at the top right side on your Facebook Home page
  3. Now select Switch to Classic Facebook option from the menu
  4. After that, you will be Switch back to old Facebook version
Click on Account icon, Select Switch to Classic Facebook option
Click on Account icon, Select Switch to Classic Facebook option

Note: Remember that this currently possible to switch to back old version from the new version but Facebook will likely delete that feature eventually from the site.

How to Switch New Facebook Design on Mobile Phone (Android or iOS)

Let’s show you how to switch new Facebook from old or classic version using Android or iOS (iPhone & iPad) browser in the following steps:

  1. Open any Browser on your Mobile phone
  2. Now tap on the Option or Three Vertical Dots Menu of the browser top right side
  3. Tap to tick the checkbox next to the Desktop site from the Menu
  4. Then the Desktop mode will be enabled
  5. Now Log in to your Facebook account with your user name and password
  6. Go to Down-Arrow from the top right corner
  7. Select the Switch to New Facebook Design
  8. Your account will upload and switch to the new design of Facebook
Open Facebook.com, Select Down Arrow, & Switch to New Facebook
Open Facebook.com, Select Down Arrow, & Switch to New Facebook

How to Switch Back the Classic Design Facebook on Mobile Web

If you change your mind and want to switch back to old or Classic version then follow the given steps:

  1. Open your Facebook Account with any browser on your mobile
  2. But the Desktop site checkbox must be checked from the option or three-dots menu of the browser
  3. Tap on the Account icon or Down Arrow from the top right side
  4. Go down and select Switch to Classic Facebook option from the Menu
  5. Then you will be switch to old Facebook from the new design
Open Facebook, Select Account or Down Arrow, & Switch to Classic Facebook
Open Facebook, Select Account or Down Arrow, & Switch to Classic Facebook

How to Enable Dark Mode in the New Facebook Design

If you want to enable dark mode on the new version Facebook then you will need to follow the steps:

  1. Open your New Facebook Design with any browser in the new version
  2. Login to your account if not
  3. Now click on the Account or Down Arrow icon from the top right side corner
  4. Click on the Toggle to turn it on beside the Dark Mode option
  5. After that, You are Facebook will turn from Light Mode to Dark mode
Account icon and Turn On Dark Mode Toggle or Switch to Dark Mode
Account icon and Turn On Dark Mode Toggle or Switch to Dark Mode

Enable Dark Mode on New Design Facebook while using web.facebook.com on mobile from the Account Menu or Down arrow as per the given screenshots.

Tap on Account icon or Down Arrow & Toggle on Dark Mode
Tap on Account icon or Down Arrow & Toggle on Dark Mode

How to Disable Dark Mode or Switch to Light Mode in New Facebook

You will need to follow these steps to enable light mode or disable dark mode in new Facebook Design:

  1. Open your Facebook Account with any browser
  2. Log in to your FB Account if not
  3. Go the Account or Down Arrow option next to notifications to the top right corner
  4. Click on the Toggle Turn off position of the Dark Mode
  5. After that, your Facebook account will switch to the Light Mode
Account icon and Turn off Dark Mode Toggle or Switch the Light Mode
Account icon and Turn off Dark Mode Toggle or Switch the Light Mode

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