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How To Turn On WhatsApp Dark Mode For iPhone

Turn On WhatsApp Dark Mode For iPhone
Written by Hassan Abbas

Do you want to turn on WhatsApp Dark Mode for iPhone? Recently WhatsApp messenger rolled out its amazing Dark Mode theme for iPhone. And fortunately, it’s good news for everyone who uses the Whatsapp in bed when they just can’t sleep.

Using Dark Mode‌ turned on, users will advantage from no more bright white light screen blinding them after opening WhatsApp. The light direct reflect eye retina so the amazing dark themes for chat threads, and potentially less battery drain.

If you don’t know about the ‌Dark Mode‌ setting that is within WhatsApp, there isn’t one. However, WhatsApp uses Apple APIs and then react automatically to the PC setting. So if you don’t have iOS ‌Dark Mode‌ turned on, you can’t be able to use WhatsApp in ‌Dark Mode‌ either.

How To Enable Dark Mode:

Fortunately, it means the dark theme can’t available for users that are using iOS versions earlier than ‌iOS 13‌. Also, it means that you want an ‌‌iPhone‌‌ 6s or later to use WhatsApp’s ‌Dark Mode‌. If you haven’t enabled or activated system-wide ‌Dark Mode‌ on your ‌iPhone‌, then follow these steps.

Step 1:

At first, launch the Settings app on your ‌iPhone‌.

Step 2:

Then click Display & Brightness.

Step 3:

Once clicked, check the Appearance section, click the circle under Dark to turn it on.

Step 4:

If you like your device to switch between Dark and Light modes based on the day time simply click the switch located next to Automatic to the green ON place.

How To Control Your iPhone’s Appearance Setting:

Also, you can control your ‌iPhone‌’s appearance settings via Control Center:

Come let’s take a look:

Step 1:

Initially, launch Control Center, simply by moving upwards from the bottom of the Home screen. However, if your ‌iPhone‌ has a Home button, or moving diagonally from the top-right “ear” of the screen if you have the latest iPhone‌ having Face ID.

Step 2:

Simply hit and hold the Brightness slider until it expands.

Step 3:

Also, click the ‌Dark Mode‌ button to enable it.

In chat threads, WhatsApp will display dark chat bubbles also a dark version of the selected wallpaper. Well, this part’s also dynamic, so if you switch the modes, the wallpaper style modifies too. WhatsApp has also done some large-scale work on Dark Mode-friendly solid colors raft, so remember to check them out.


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Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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