Screens have become a ubiquitous part of our lives. They have made it into virtually every area of work and leisure. Not surprisingly, the health effects of on-screen time have become a major concern, from shortened attention areas to interrupted sleep cycles to eye disorders. This is where the night mode comes into play.
Manufacturers and app developers are now offering features like night mode for Android to avoid eye strain when using your device in the dark.
This mode eliminates blue light that can disturb a healthy environment. Sleep – especially if you are awoken by the promise of fresh tweets and grams.
How to enable night mode on Android? What if you do not have it on your device yet?
Night Mode on Newer Devices
Google and many other partner manufacturers have implemented night mode in newer devices. Users with a handset running Android Oreo (or later) should be able to save their eyes from straining effortlessly.
The steps are simple:
- Open the Settings app.
- Select "Display"] Select "Nightlight".
- You should now enable night mode, set times, etc.
On some phones – Honor, Huawei, Asus, OnePlus, Samsung and Nexus – Android devices have been bypassed reluctance to turn night mode into a standard feature, all with a menu option. Some manufacturers may identify the feature "blue light filter" or something similar. However, the option should be available for most phones.
Night Mode on Older Devices
If you have Android 7.0 Nougat or an older Android version, you're in luck. The night mode is preinstalled on your operating system, but requires access to access it. You can not just turn it on. However, there is a simple workaround.
First, add the System UI tuner to your device's settings, and then follow these steps:
- Swipe down twice at the top of the device's screen. This will expand the Quick Settings menu.
- Press and hold the sprocket icon in the top right corner to enter the settings menu, and release it after about 10 seconds.
- A message appears in the Settings menu that says, "Congratulations, System UI tuner has been added to the settings."
Next, install the night mode enabler, which you can find in the Google Play Store.
The app has only one option: a button labeled "Enable Night Mode" (Click "Enable".) This takes you directly to a hidden settings menu in System UI Tuner Once there, turn on the power switch.
The night mode on Android occurs at sunset, wherever you are, if that is not the case is what you want, do not be afraid! You can override this setting and turn it on or off as desired.
- Swipe down twice at the top of your device's screen to expand the Quick Settings menu.
- Tap Edit on the night mode switch at the bottom.
- Hold down the switch and drag it to the dark gray area at the top of the menu.
You can now set the feature to On and Off as Quick Tiles to override the automatic settings.
Apps in Night Mode
The above instructions are not for you if you use Android One or a standard Android device You do not have to worry.
Numerous third-party apps let you customize your phone's screen to clear the blue light on Android devices.
There are too many such apps to list here, but a few free ones are worth Night Mode, Blue Light Filter, Twilight, Dimly and Night Screen.
Wrap up  to try 38] Do you have a favorite night mode app that we have not listed here?
Give us your feedback in the comments and we'll update this post with the best options available.