YouTube dark mode starts hitting mobile, Android expected 'soon'

YouTube dark mode starts hitting mobile, Android expected 'soon'

YouTube is finally giving its mobile app a dark theme, almost a year after the Google subsidiary introduced the night-friendly mode on desktop.

To toggle on/off the new Dark Theme, just tap your profile icon, go to Settings and then you'll see the toggle setting to turn it on or off. From there, you'll notice the background of the app darkens to a deep gray color.

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The trekkers were caught in the forest fire in Kurangani Kozhukumalai hill ranges near Theni , some 500 km away from Chennai . They were supposed to return on Sunday. "Our team was already downhill of Kolukkumalai, trying to put out the fire", he said.

Unfortunately for now, the new dark theme will be arriving on the YouTube iOS app only at first, though the company noted that it will be arriving on Android "soon" too. Starting today, YouTube will be rolling out the Dark Mode feature to mobile devices beginning with iOS-powered smartphones and tablets. YouTube says Dark theme was one of the "top requested features on mobile". Lo and behold, YouTube for Android and iOS is finally gaining the elusive dark mode, reports The Verge. Offering a dark theme on YouTube also makes sense from an aesthetic perspective because it gives the app a more cinematic feel. The dark theme as well accentuates the colours in the app, drawing the true colours of the videos out.

With the Dark Mode, essentially all of the White you see in the UI will be turned Black, making for a much darker browsing and viewing experience.

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