Here’s How you can Enable Dark Mode on WhatsApp (Android) [Right Now]

Dark Mode is one of the most anticipated features of last year, almost every known social media platform has a dark theme option. While the users on WhatsApp were eagerly waiting for this feature. And after a lengthy leak marathon, Facebook-owned WhatsApp Messenger has finally started rolling out a new update that brings a dark mode theme. You can easily get this feature without root or anything by simply joining the beta program and update the app to the latest version. Here’s the step by step guide by which you can Enable Dark Mode on WhatsApp.

The latest version of WhatsApp Messenger (V. 2.20.13) brings an app-wide dark mode on the app. Before go-ahead to the activation steps, let’s take a sneak peek on this feature. WhatsApp’s native dark mode feature is dubbed as, dark theme available under the theme section. After changing the theme to dark, the color of elements on the chat page will change to dark green. The home screen and the app settings are now clothed in a dark color. While the splash screen still looks colorful. Now let’s see how to activate the dark theme on WhatsApp Messenger on Android.

Note: The feature is currently available only for beta users, if you’re in a haste and want to use dark mode on WhatsApp then you can download the latest beta version from below-listed link.

How to Enable Dark Mode on WhatsApp [Android]

As of now, the feature is still under testing and only available for beta users. But anyone can get the taste of WhatsApp’s latest feature without rooting or any mod. For this, make sure that your app is updated to the latest version 2.20.13. You can download the apk from websites like APKMirror or you can also join the beta program on Play Store. Here’s the WhatsApp Messenger V. 2.20.13 download link and steps to enable Dark Theme.

  • Download WhatsApp Messenger 2.20.13 (APKMirror)

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  1. After downloading the app, tap on the three-dots menu icon available on the home screen of WhatsApp.
  2. Now head over to the Settings > Chats > Theme.
  3. Here you can change the theme to Dark.
  4. You can also choose the battery saver option.

Not only this, It also works with the system default theme. You can also change the system wide dark mode on your smartphone to get access of this feature.

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