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Dark mode is one feature that is talked about across the globe these days and has been in much hype. While Dark Mode has recently been launched for many platforms like Google Chrome, Messenger, etc. it was a miss on the most famous messaging app WhatsApp.
Well, good news for WhatsApp users, Dark Mode on WhatsApp has finally been launched for users who have the latest version of Android Q beta installed on their smartphones. The launch is however still not official.
WhatsApp has been the most used messaging app used worldwide and keeps on launching latest and innovative features to increase its user base. From its most used feature of WhatsApp Status/Stories to be able to pin favorite chats, it has a lot to offer.
Let’s see how you can enable Dark Mode on WhatsApp on Android and iOS devices.
Enable Dark Mode on WhatsApp on Android Devices Running Android Q :
Note: The following steps will work for users running Android Q.
Step 1: Launch WhatsApp on your Android Phone.
Step 2: Here click on the three-dot icon from the top-right corner of the WhatsApp screen and then click on Settings from the drop-down menu.
Step 3: Post this, click on Display.
Step 4: Here click on the option Select Theme and then tap on Dark.
Step 5: Once you have enabled the Dark Mode in WhatsApp, go the Android Settings.
Step 6: From the Settings page, scroll down to locate About Phone option and tap on it.
Step 7: From the About Phone page, scroll down and look for Build Number. Once you are able to locate it tap on it for 7 times. This will enable to Developers mode.
Step 8: Post this, click on “Override force-dark”. This will help you apply any dark theme to the installed apps.
Step 9: Once you have enabled Dark Mode on WhatsApp, you still need to change the wallpaper of the chats so that you have the maximum experience.
Step 10: For this, launch WhatsApp, and go to Settings.
Step 11: From the Settings page, click on the Wallpaper and then tap on None.
This was all, performing the above-mentioned steps you can enable Dark Mode on WhatsApp on Android.
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Enable Dark Mode on WhatsApp on iOS Devices:
For iOS users, their Apple phones must have the version iOS 11 or later:
Step 1: Launch Settings on iOS device and then click on General.
Step 2: Here look for Accessibility and click on it.
Step 3: From the Accessibility window look for Display Accommodations and click on it.
Step 4: Here choose Invert Colors and then Smart Invert.
Step 5: Clicking on Smart Invert will enable Dark mode for all the installed apps on the iOS device.
Step 6: Once you have enabled Dark Mode on WhatsApp, you still need to change the wallpaper of the chats so that you have the maximum experience.
Step 7: For this, launch WhatsApp, and go to Settings.
Step 8: From the Settings page, click on the Wallpaper and then tap on None.
While Dark Mode has already been launched for various applications, WhatsApp users were still waiting for it. We hope these steps will help you enable Dark Mode on WhatsApp. Moreover, you can subscribe to our YouTube channel to watch interesting tech videos.