Last year, it added the previously hidden ability to change YouTube's background from white to black to YouTube on desktops and laptops. The refresh initially started with a more modern logo. Lo and behold, YouTube for and is finally gaining the elusive dark mode, reports. You can scroll through videos without the blinding white interface. YouTube Dark Theme on Desktop You can do the same for YouTube web app as well. The header was switched to white, while the navigation buttons were moved to the bottom of the app.
If you want your YouTube app on Android to look like this, then read on. But we can take advantage of built-in, first-party tools to work around that restriction. The good news is the Android developer community has once again come through for us. Dark Theme screenshot, Reddit user While a relatively minor tweak, a dark mode has been among the top requests from YouTube users for a variety of reasons, beyond it just looking cool. And thankfully, this new feature is not exclusive to YouTube Red subscription. Click your Profile icon in the top right corner. That is, if you know how to enable it.
Share with us in the comments below. Ever since Google included a dark mode for on desktop, it was only a matter of time until the feature would be supported on the mobile app. A number of apps today have embraced dark mode, including Twitter; Twitter clients Tweetbot 4 and Twitterific 5; Reddit and the Reddit clients Beam, Narwhal, and Apollo; podcast player Overcast; calendar app Fantastical 2; Telegram X; Instapaper; Pocket; Feedly; and. Besides its basic aesthetic appeal for some users, the reduced glare will make it much easier on the eyes at nighttime. YouTube has been and adding updates to both its site and app since last August. Similarly, the new style — and Dark Theme — are currently just being tested on the web browser version of YouTube.
The app will have a nice dark gray background and white-on-black icons. Once you have root access, you will need the Preferences Manager app and, of course, YouTube. The white-red interface can be blinding at night. The Dark Theme feature is slowly rolling out across the world for users of version 13. So while many Android apps may be switching over to Material Design, that change has yet to reach the YouTube app for Apple products. If you are already in the YouTube app, it should reload with the dark theme present. Want news and tips from TekRevue delivered directly to your inbox? So how to get on the dark side with YouTube? So, if you want the YouTube Dark Mode on Chrome, Firefox or Edge, just follow the steps to enable it.
Click the Activate Dark Theme switch: You've unlocked YouTube's Dark Mode! YouTube now offers a dark theme for users tired of the streaming video site filling their faces with bright white light. Even if the Dark Theme on mobile is just a test at this time, it does at least indicate that YouTube saw enough traction on desktop to warrant trialing the option on mobile. In fact, Google the dark theme for a handful of users. All articles, images, logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owners. YouTube is getting a redesign, and it includes a nifty new Dark Theme specifically made to be easier on the eyes at night. However, much like how a simple cup-holder in a car can make or break a sale, a dark theme will prove a popular addition to the YouTube mix.
It appeared that YouTube was toying with the option of a dark mode on mobile when several users. This website is not owned by, is not licensed by nor is a subsidiary of Apple Inc. YouTube is finally giving its mobile app a dark theme, nearly a year after the Google subsidiary. Apart from making it easier on the eyes in a dimly-lit setting, a dark mode can help you to better focus on content and potentially save a bit of battery life. Please follow to read the complete disclaimer. Read on to find out. Read more: But now that the dark mode is here, maybe we can hope for a True Black theme for the iPhone X? Do let us know how you like the Dark Mode on YouTube in the comments section below.
A lot of people who aren't subscribed to a music streaming service like Google Play Music or Spotify like listening and discovering new tracks on YouTube. Share on Facebook Tweet this Share Earlier in March, YouTube announced it was releasing Dark Theme for mobile after it arrived alongside a redesigned web interface. When you open up the app again it should be in Dark Mode. The option to enable a similar dark theme on mobile soon became a top request. So, if you have always wished for a Dark Mode in YouTube, well, we have some good news for you. Once you exit from Settings, your background will automatically become dark as you scroll through the feed of videos. It works for both Safari and Chrome.
If you are not on the Chrome v57 or higher, do make sure you update the browser. That worked for at least some of us. After tapping the user icon, select Settings on the page that appears. The content of this website is not supplied or reviewed by Apple Inc. Google, which owns YouTube, has been rolling out dark theme modes for select apps, such as Android Messages, the default texting app on many Android smartphones, and it has also built in a dark mode into its Pixel smartphones. Tap the slider to its right to enable it. But, there are times when you sit in a dark room and you want to watch videos.
The process to enable the Dark Mode in YouTube in Microsoft Edge is pretty much the same as in Chrome and Firefox. Sign up for the TekRevue Weekly Digest using the box below. The setting is meant to give YouTube a more cinematic feel, but it has other advantages, as well. Google is rolling out a dark mode to its YouTube mobile apps. Step 2: Select Settings From the list, tap on the Settings option. The hidden dark mode was discovered by a and if you want to try it out yourself, here are the steps to enable YouTube Dark Mode: Enable YouTube Dark Mode in Chrome Note: I enabled the YouTube Dark Mode in Chrome version 57. If the mobile instructions don't work, try force-quitting the app and re-opening it.
If your device is not already rooted, for instructions. The mobile app underwent slight redesigns last year as well. Some tests have also shown dark modes to. YouTube says its dark theme will cut down on glare and allow viewers to take in the true colors of the videos they watch on mobile. So first of all, go to App Store and update YouTube to the latest release. According to Google, a dark mode was one of the most requested features for its mobile apps. Click the Profile icon in the top right corner.