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YouTube has a dark mode and we will show you how to turn it on.

If you find a white background distracting for watching videos, we have good news. YouTube finally has a feature that allows you to switch from the bright white color of the website or app to a black that is easier on your eyes. The dark mode comes handy when watching videos in a darkened room.

YouTube’s dark mode is available on the website, and even in YouTube’s mobile app for Android. Here is a simple guide on how to activate it.

How To Enable Dark Mode On YouTube For PC

STEP 1: Go to the

STEP 2: Log in to your account and click the profile icon at the top right corner of the page.

STEP 3: Click on the Dark Theme option

STEP 4: Activate the Dark Theme slider to turn on Youtube’s dark mode.


How to activate Dark Mode For YouTube

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Note: If you aren’t signed in, you have to click on the three vertical dots icon (settings button) instead. Find the Dark Theme in the menu and turn it on.

Dark Mode For YouTube

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To switch from the dark mode to a standard mode back, click the profile or menu button again, find the Dark Theme option, and turn off the slider.


How To Enable Dark Mode On YouTube For Android

Dark Mode was introduced for desktop browsers in 2017 and debuted on Android devices in July 2018. So, most Android devices should have this option available.

While the activation of a dark mode in YouTube’s Android app isn’t so straightforward as on PC, it is still relatively easy.


STEP 1: Open the Youtube Android app.

STEP 2: Click on your profile icon at the top right corner.

STEP 3: Tap the Settings option.

STEP 4: Click on the General in the Settings.

STEP 5: Enable YouTube’s dark mode option on the General screen.


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