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How to set dark mode on WhatsApp

After a long wait the dark mode debuts in the official version on Android and iPhone, the mini guide

dark mode whatsapp(Photo: WhatsApp)

After peeping into the beta version, the dark mode officially debuts on WhatsApp with public applications for Android and for iOs. A long wait for dark mode that turns all shades of gray with the inevitable iconic green details of the most famous instant messaging app in the West. How can you take advantage of the news immediately? Here is one mini step-by-step guide.

How to set WhatsApp dark mode on Android

For smartphones with Google's operating system, you must first download the latest version available on the Google Play store. If you have Android 10 then changing the dark mode of the system will automatically affect WhatsApp as well. The path: Settings> Display> Dark theme.

From Android 9 onwards you will have to act from the app as well as the status for the beta version. The simple procedure: tap on three dots at the top right therefore Settings> Chat> Wallpaper and Dark. The change will be immediate.

How to set WhatsApp dark mode on iPhone

dark mode whatsapp(Photo: WhatsApp)

Even on iOS the procedure for dark mode depends on the operating system and requires the installation of the latest version from the App Store. The path to follow from the iPhone General Settings> Display> Dark Appearance. You can also choose the Automatic item which turns dark in the evening. Alternatively, swipe down to open the Control Center and activate the mode from the Brightness option.

What is the dark mode for?

Mainly for two reasons. The first one that on the oled and amoled display lowers consumption since with black the pixels will turn off (since each self-illuminated) for the benefit of the battery autonomy. The according to who rests his eyes, especially in the hours when the ambient light is low.

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