How to Enable Dark Mode in WhatsApp in Android


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WhatsApp is a popular app used by millions around the globe to connect with their contacts around the world. And the free messaging app is set to get an aesthetic upgrade. This is because WhatsApp is about to offer an unilluminated interface, known as a dark mode.

WhatsApp also supports dark mode as other android apps. In low light conditions, the Dark mode of WhatsApp offers less glare, the black screen that comfortable for the eyes and the phone consumes less power as well. Here are Steps to achieve dark mode in Whatsapp.

dark mode in WhatsApp

The good news is that if you want to enable dark mode on your Android or iOS device, you can, and here are the quick steps that can help you achieve that.

One thing that is worth noticing here is that Android users who have the latest Android Q beta version can only get this feature enabled as of now.

dark mode in WhatsApp

How to Enable Dark Mode in WhatsApp 

Step 1: Go to Settings > Display > Select theme > Dark

Step 2: Once the dark mode is turned on, go to Settings > About phone

Step 3: Scroll down to ‘Build number’ and tap on it seven times

Step 4: You will see a message pop-up saying ‘Developers options are turned on. Tap on ‘Override force dark so that you can apply the dark theme to other apps

Step 5: Dark theme is now enabled on WhatsApp but the wallpaper in chat threads still needs to be changed to enjoy the dark mode to its fullest

Step 6: Go to WhatsApp Settings > Wallpaper > None and you are good to go

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Shubham Nema
Shubham Nema
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  1. Saluto 🙂 This is a very interesting article and great information too.. so this means that you can watch more shows around the world.. this was really awesome! Super!

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