How to Enable Dark Mode on WhatsApp?


WhatsApp is a very useful app. To an extent where we can’t imagine our life without WhatsApp. But the bright white background is quite disturbing sometimes and although using a phone before sleep can ruin your sleep, sometimes it’s necessary. To solve that problem WhatsApp has a Dark Mode.


In Darkmode the white background turns into a dark background. So it is a little less eye soaring. If you have a default chat Background it also turns Dark. We have described methods of enabling the dark mode. You may do it by changing the settings or using the applications like GBWhatsApp. We have given a detailed description below.

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How to Enable Dark Mode on WhatsApp:

Method 1: Set Phone on Dark Mode

We will be first looking at the steps to enable dark mode on smartphones that support these features. Here are the steps are given below.

  • Swipe up or down (depending on your phone) to get to the notification panel
  • Search for the Dark Mode tile
  • Click on the tile and enable Dark Mode
  • Now your whole phone has switched to Darkmode along with Whatsappdark mode

You can follow the same process to turn it off.

Method 2: From WhatsApp Settings

In this set of steps, you will learn to enable dark mode on WhatsApp on older phones that do not yet support the dark mode feature yet.

  • Open Whatsapp
  • Click on ፧ on the top right
  • You will see Settings
  • Click on Settings
  • Now click on Chats
  • On the top, you will see the Theme option
  • Click on Theme
  • Now you will see two or three options: System Default, Dark, and Light
  • Click on Dark and you are ready to go.WhatsApp dark mode

Method 3: Use GBWhatsApp :

GBWhatsApp is an amazing app and is very popular because of its unbeatable features. Recently, the application has launched the changing this option which makes it very interesting for the user to use this communication platform. If you want your screen on dark mode then you can use the JAYP_IRONMAN THEME, it is a black theme with an iron man in the background. You can also go for ASK-REALITY_REDDARK which has a red and black concept for your screen. It will work best as a dark mode screen.


You may search for more best themes for GB Whatsapp but to use them, you need to download and install this third-party application. No matter whether you want these themes for PC or mobile, it is available for both.GBWhatsApp

These steps work perfectly well for all those users who are still using the older generations of phones.


Here we are with every step to enable dark mode WhatsApp using different methods. We can enable Darkmode in Whatsapp by using the System Dark Mode feature. Alternatively, the native Darkmode feature in Whatsapp can be used as well to enable Dark Mode.

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