After months since Google first announced the feature, YouTube's Dark Mode has finally reached the Android masses. Sure, it only changes some colors, but it's been a very sought after feature since iPhone users for months.
With Dark Mode, those of us who want to watch YouTube videos late into the night will not be The eyes are tense because the white background has been replaced by a dark gray. Then of course there is the cool factor – you have to admit that the traditional white background we got used to is a bit stale.
Step 1: Update to the latest version of YouTube
First, you & # 39; I need the latest version of the YouTube app for Android. Check the YouTube App's Play Store page at the bottom ̵
If you do not see an option to refresh, you may already have the latest version. To check which version you are using, open your phone's main menu and select the top search bar, then search for "YouTube" and open the "App Info" page.
Scroll to the bottom of the page (on a newer version of You'll need to press Android on "Advanced" to see all options available on the app info page), and see app details for a version number. To access YouTube's Dark Mode, you must have version 13.35.51 or later.
Step 2: Enable Dark Mode  Now open YouTube and select "Library" in the lower right corner of your screen. Select your profile picture in the upper right corner of the Library tab and select "Preferences." Select "General" and the second option in the list will be "Dark Theme". Select this option to enable switching.
Some users have already mentioned they do not have the option immediately seen. If you do not see it, closing and reopening the app will fix the problem. You may have to do it a couple of times, or you'll have to go to "Close" on YouTube App Info page in Settings, but it will eventually work. I was able to use the option with my LG V30 with this method while my Essential PH-1 worked immediately.
As soon as you have activated the dark mode, the background color of the main menu changes to a dark gray. In addition, all wallpapers with white colors when playing videos in portrait format are also grayed out in the individual tabs and in the options below.
What do you think about the dark mode of YouTube? Is it all you were hoping for? Let us know in the comments below.