Want to enable YouTube dark theme? No problem! The process to turn Youtube light mode into the dark mode takes less than a minute.
Youtube is popular video streaming service which is accessed by millions of users daily. The reason why users love to this website is the availability of the videos. From music videos to PC hacks and cooking tutorials to science stuff or whatever you search, the site will show you a never-ending list of videos.
A few months ago, the company dramatically refined the overall look of the website. One of the features which gained the attention of the users is YouTube Dark Theme.
The white background of the YouTube is just beautiful, but in individual cases when users spent most of the time watching videos in the darkroom or the night time gives you feeling that you’re looking at the sun.
To reduce the strain on the eyes of these Youtubers, the company introduced the YouTube dark mode. According to research, the dark theme, especially the black theme reflect less light parallel to light themes.
In case, you’re a user who watches Youtube videos late night; then it is a good idea to activate dark theme of YouTube.
How to Activate YouTube Dark Theme
Once you enable the YouTube dark theme, the site will transform all the white color into the black, offer your eyes the required rest. This in result turn gives you feeling that you’re watching videos in cinema.
Here is how you can activate dark theme of YouTube
1. First of all, you need to ‘visit‘ (https://youtube.com)
2. Click on the ‘Profile picture‘ icon available top right side of the screen.
3. From the menu, you need to click on the option which reads “Dark Theme: Off.”
And later using the ‘Toggle switch,’ you can switch on and off the dark mode.
Following is the screenshot shot showing you how the YouTube dark mode looks like:
To get a clear idea, you can also check the following video created by me:
Once you have enabled the YouTube dark mode, then you can watch videos in whatever background color you desire.
Enable YouTube Dark Theme on Android and iOS
In case, you want to enable dark mode on YouTube Android and iOS app, then you can also that. Here is how you can do that:
Note: The feature is introduced by the company recently, so it is highly recommended to update the application to the latest version available. Also, users who’re not seeing option to enable dark mode insider the settings need to wait until the update is released completely by the company.
Activate YouTube Dark Mode Android and iOS
On the heavy demand from the YouTubers company also introduced dark mode for Youtube Android app and iOS apps. Here is how you can activate on your device:
1. ‘Launch YouTube‘ app on your Android and iOS device.
2. Tap on the ‘Profile picture‘ icon.
3. Tap on ‘Settings‘.
Here you will find ‘Dark theme‘ toggle button. Simply use switch toggle to enable and disable dark theme.
Almost all the major web services and websites like Google Maps, Twitter and other has already introduced the dark mode or dark theme.
YouTube dark mode is pretty, isn’t it? What are your thoughts? Let me know in the comments.