YouTube mobile app is getting a dark mode

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Youtube mobile app has joined the ranks of apps with a dark mode. User demand for dark mode in apps has been on the rise. The new Youtube mobile app dark mode is an inversion of some colours in the app’s user interface, swapping out the standard white background for a black alternative.

If you are a Youtube user who drools over dark themes for apps, this is for you.

Youtube mobile app dark mode

To Activate The Dark Mode

To activate the new dark mode in your Youtube app, follow these steps:

  1. Open the app and tap the Account icon in the top right corner,
  2. Go to Settings,
  3. Select “Dark theme,”

That is it. The app should switch to the new mode.

The Youtube dark mode is already rolling out to iPhone and iPad devices, while users of Android devices will have to exercise some patience before it is released for them.


  1. Having different viewing options to accommodate everyone’s preference. It’s good.

  2. This is great additional to YouTube, I am a fan of dark theme and this is a welcome development on YouTube app, can’t wait to start using this new feature.

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