Even though YouTube's has been on its desktop since 2017, iOS and Android users just got it in the service's app this year. Many people prefer to use apps in dark mode, if they support it, for a number of reasons. White text over a dark background seems to pop out of the screen. Dark mode can also cut the amount of light off a phone's screen.
If you want to turn the new dark mode into YouTube on or off the mobile app, here's how. It's actually pretty simple:
Step 1: Make sure you have the latest version of the YouTube app on your mobile phone.
Step 2: Once you open the app, tap
Step 3: Scroll down and tap on the "Settings" cog wheel icon.
 Step 4: Tap on the "General" section in the Settings menu.
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Step 6: Tap on the slider to turn on dark mode
If you do not like it, just turn it on the slider again to turn it off.  Conclusion
As we said, it's really simple to turn on the new YouTube dark mode feature. Do you prefer the dark mode, or do you prefer the standard YouTube look? Let us know the comments!