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Enable WhatsApp Dark Mode on iOS and Android With These Simple Steps

After so many rumors and delays, WhatsApp has finally launched its dark mode feature. But how to enable WhatsApp dark mode on iOS and Android? Don’t worry I am going to tell you the simple steps so that you can enjoy the dark experience in your favorite app- WhatsApp.

Enable WhatsApp Dark Mode on Android:

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WhatsApp Dark Mode on Android | Credit: The Verge

Remember to update your WhatsApp application to the latest version before continuing.

  • Open WhatsApp on your smartphone.
  • Tap on three vertical dots in the top right corner.
  • Go to Settings.
  • Select Chats and click on Themes.
  • Finally select switch to dark theme option.

“Hurray! now you have enabled dark mode successfully on your Android smartphone”

If you are unable to see the dark mode option in your WhatsApp settings, then either you will get the latest update in the future (as the updates are rolling out in phases) or your device isn’t compatible.

You can also try the WhatsApp beta program for Android to grab the latest upcoming WhatsApp features in your Android smartphone before anyone else.

“If you’re lucky then you’ll be get registered otherwise the majority of times this beta program is full!”

If you are using Android 10 or above then you can simply select the dark theme option in your phone settings. This will enable a system-wide dark theme by using which you can experience darkness in all your favorite apps including WhatsApp

Enable WhatsApp Dark Mode on iOS:

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WhatsApp Dark Mode on iOS | Credit: The Verge

Remember to update WhatsApp to the latest version before continuing.

  • Open WhatsApp on your iOS device.
  • Open Settings
  • Click on Chats
  • Tap on Theme
  • Finally, select Dark

“Congratulations! You have successfully enabled dark mode on your iOS device”

If you are not seeing the dark mode option in your app then kindly wait as the dark mode feature is rolling out in phases and must land in your smartphone soon. And if you are not getting this feature in the future then your device probably is not compatible with this feature.

You can also sign up for the WhatsApp beta program for iOS to try the upcoming features on WhatsApp before anyone else.

If you are using iOS 13 or above then you can simply select the dark theme in your phone settings. This will enable a system-wide dark theme by using which you can experience darkness in all your favorite apps including WhatsApp dark mode on iOS 13.

Benefits of Dark Mode in WhatsApp and Other Applications:

Recently, many companies are pushing this dark mode feature in their apps and even on their websites, The main reason behind this implementation is that the companies are focusing more on user experience day-by-day.

Dark mode in the apps and websites helps the user to read the contents and texts better without putting much strain on the eyes, in the dark conditions.

“Dark mode prevents the user’s eyes from getting weak by reducing the harmful blue light of the screen”

As you all know that modern smartphones and devices are coming now with the OLED screens due to which battery gets consumed in a few hours only. Because these screens consume more battery power than other screens.

“Therefore the main benefit of this feature is that it saves battery percentage and its life in OLED screen devices”

 Enjoy this beautiful official video of dark mode by WhatsApp | Credit: WhatsApp Youtube

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Tell me, in which apps do you use this dark mode feature? Do you like this Dark mode in WhatsApp and will you use it? Tell your answers in the comments section below and share this post with your friends so that they can also enjoy this feature.

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