How to Enable Dark Mode on WhatsApp for Android and iOS

Here is how to enable WhatsApp dark mode for Android and iOS. New feature from WhatsApp to reduce eyestrain while reading in low light condition.

WhatsApp finally released dark mode feature for all android and iOS users. Now, this menu can be accessed for all users and not limited to beta users.

The release is announced on their official Twitter account

The dark mode has many advantages for you, such as:

  • Reduce the luminescence emitted by device screens
  • Help improve visual ergonomics by reducing eye strain
  • Clear and easy to read the text
  • Adjusting brightness to current lighting conditions
  • Conserving battery power

If you want to turn ON WhatsApp dark mode for Android or iOS here is how:

Enable Dark Mode on WhatsApp for Android User

For Android 10, dark mode will be automatically activated if your system are set to night mode. For Android 9 users and below you can turn on dark mode by following steps below:

  • Update your WhatsApp to the latest version by checking on Play store
  • Open WhatsApp
  • Tap Setting – select Chat > Theme > select Dark

Enable Dark Mode on WhatsApp for iOS (iPhone) User

For iOS user there is no manual setting inside WhatsApp for dark mode. This feature will be automatically activated by your system when set to night mode.

To set iOS system to dark mode you can do steps below:

  • Tap device setting > Display & Brightness
  • Select theme Dark

Conclusion: Enable WhatsApp dark mode

Dark mode on WhatsApp can be enabled for all Android and iOS user. For Android 10 and iOS, the dark mode will automatically turned on if your device are set to Night Mode.

For Android 9 users and below you can manually activate it from your whatsapp setting.

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