This informative article guides you through enabling dark mode in WhatsApp across all supported platforms. Dark mode provides a visually calming experience, helping to alleviate eye strain in low-light environments. Additionally, the darker screen helps minimize the glare of bright white light in dimly lit rooms, making it a comfortable choice for users of all preferences. Follow our instructions to enhance your WhatsApp usage with the benefits of dark mode.
How to enable dark mode on Android?
To enable dark mode in WhatsApp, open the app and tap on the three vertical dots at the top right corner to access the action overflow menu. Then do as follows:
How to enable dark mode on iOS:
Or iPhone users, WhatsApp fully supports the system-wide dark theme. This feature is accessible on iOS 13 and subsequent versions. If your iPhone is operating on an older iOS version, please ensure that you update it to the latest version available. Once updated, you can enable the dark theme by accessing your iPhone’s Settings or Control Center and selecting the Dark mode option.
Enable dark theme using settings:
To enable system-wide dark mode in WhatsApp on iPhone, follow these steps:
Allow dark mode using control settings:
To have easy access to Dark Mode, you can add it to your Control Center options:
Now, you can access Control Center by swiping from the top or bottom of the screen, depending on your iPhone model:
In Control Center, you’ll see the Dark Mode icon. Tap it to switch your iPhone to dark mode instantly. Tap it again to revert to the default light theme.
How to enable dark mode on WhatsApp desktop?
You can open your WhatsApp desktop application or access it through the website. Remember that the step of enabling dark mode is the same in these two versions of WhatsApp.
How to change the wallpaper in dark mode?
Once you have enabled dark mode in WhatsApp, you can enhance the visual experience by changing the chat wallpaper. Follow these steps to do so:
By selecting “Choose Dark Mode Wallpaper,” you can browse and select from a range of dark-themed wallpapers designed to complement WhatsApp’s dark mode. If preferred, you can also adjust the brightness of your current wallpaper to align with the dark mode setting.