Dark mode or night mode not only help in saving and improving battery life, but also reduce too much blue light. Besides, WhatsApp dark mode just looks better and gives a geeky feel when chatting. WhatsApp recently joined the list off apps that has night mode enabled.
There have been reports on dark mode for WhatsApp for close to a year now. Dark mode on WhatsApp was likewise seen in some of it beta versions. In any case, this feature is still underdevelopment.
Fortunately on the off chance that you need to enable WhatsApp dark mode on your Android or iOS device, you can. Let’s see how we can help you on your quest to enable WhatsApp for your iOS or Android device.
One thing worthy of note here before you proceed is this. Dark mode is only available to Android users who have the most recent Android Q beta version running on their phone. While WhatsApp dark mode is only available to iOS users whose device runs on iOS 11 or later versions.
How to enable WhatsApp dark mode on iOS?
Make sure that the device runs on iOS 11 or later versions. If you are not sure of your device version, you can follow these steps as outline below from How To Geek.
How To Check Your iOS Version
You can check which version of iOS you have on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch via the Settings app. To do so, navigate to Settings > General > About. You’ll see the version number to the right of the “Version” entry on the About page.
To enable WhatsApp dark mode in your iOS device, go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Display Accommodations > Invert Color > Smart Invert.
Now you have now enabled dark theme across all the apps in the device.
Then you will have to choose dark or no wallpaper for WhatsApp chat threads. Go to WhatsApp Settings > Wallpaper> None.
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How to enable WhatsApp Dark Mode on Android?
Enabling WhatsApp dark mode on your android device is very similar as on iOS device, go to Settings > Display > Select theme > Dark.
Then once the dark mode is turned on, go to Settings > About phone and scroll down to Build number and tap on it seven times.
Now you will see a message pop-up saying Developers options is turned on. Tap on Override force-dark so that you can apply the dark theme to other apps.
Final step will be the same that you have performed on iOS device, go to WhatsApp Settings > Wallpaper > None.
So there you have it.
Regardless of whether you’re using an Android or iOS gadget, you can enable this mode in WhatsApp by following the steps outlined in this tutorial post.
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