Apple has madeof the iPhone and iPad with the announcement of iOS 13 on . Using a dark mode, be it system-wide or in certain apps, has two advantages: It saves and viewing dark surfaces in dimly lit environments is easier on your eyes.
] While we're waiting for Apple to releaselater this year, we've decided to look for some iPhone and iPad apps that offer their own dark mode. Here are some of the apps we've found and instructions on how to turn on dark mode for each app.
This calendar app integrates iCloud calendars and reminders into an easy-to-read interface. It also comes with a dark mode. When you see the main screen, tap the gear icon and slide the switch next to Light Theme to Off .
It's not a completely dark topic, but every little bit helps.
Twitter's dark mode looks pretty good. Turn it on by going to the settings area of the app, then selecting Display and Sound and turning on Dark Mode . There is also the possibility to automatically switch on the dark mode at night and switch off again in the morning.
To enable Reddit's Dark Mode, slide the menu from the left side of the screen, tap Settings and then turn on Night Mode . You can change the darkness of the subject by selecting Night Theme and your personal settings.
There are two clicks to enable feedly's dark mode. Exit the menu by tapping the menu button in the lower left corner and then selecting Night Mode . Simple, right?
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Facebook introduced some time agofor Messenger. You can now find the toggle by tapping your profile avatar when you see a list of your conversations. The night mode should be the first option in the settings.
iA Writer is a handy app for writing and recording notes. You can find the dark mode by selecting the gear icon when viewing your library and then enabling Dark Appearance . You can even darken the app icon if you want.
Reading a book on a light background at night is a hard affair for your eyes. Therefore, Apple's Books app offers different color options – including a dark mode. While reading a book, touch the "Aa" icon, then select the color on the far right. You can also adjust the brightness or activate the automatic night design if you prefer to take over your iPhone or iPad for you.
Of course, the Kindle app has a similar function. While reading a book, tap the screen to see the different buttons. Select the "Aa" button and then Black at the bottom of the screen.
Slack set his dark mode some time ago and I have to turn it off. Activate the dark mode by tapping the three-point icon in the upper right corner, and then select Settings . Scroll down until you find Dark Mode and slide the switch to On . The change affects all of your Slack workspaces, not just the workspace you're currently in.
Originally released on May 21, 2019.
Update, June 3: Updated information on iOS 13
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