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How to Enable Dark Mode on Youtube Android

How to Enable Dark Mode on Youtube

Learn how to enable Dark mode on youtube. Youtube has also realeased dark mode for android apps. The dark feature was highly appreciated by users. The average time a user spends on youtube through a mobile session is more than 40 minutes per session. This is up more than 50% from last year.

Google has Also released an Android version of dark mode in Google Chrome for that was earlier can be done only in desktop version using some extensions but it has been officially released by Google. But it still seems to be in beta phase because there is no direct button for dark mode but you have to enable it before using.

Same as google chrome Youtube app also has a dark mode in Android, IOS devices like iPhones and iPads. Not only in Smartphones and tablets it also has a dark mode for desktop web-based version.

The main concern is youtube wants users eyes to stay stress-free when continuously watching the video because videos are mostly in dark then the user comes out from full-screen user sees a bright light. So to protect users eyes google has implemented dark mode. Don’t forget to night mode theme in google chrome too.

Some Cool Facts about Youtube

  • The very first YouTube video was uploaded on 23 April 2005.
  • The total number of people who use YouTube – 1,300,000,000.
  • 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute!
  • Almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day.
  • YouTube gets over 30 million visitors per day


How to Enable Dark Mode on Youtube?

Step #1 Open Youtube Android App in your Phone

Enable Dark Mode on Youtube

Step #2 Login to Your Account to save the setting otherwise you have to switch on dark mode every time.


Step #3 Tap on Library Button in Bottom Right.

Enable Dark Mode on Youtube


Step #4 Scroll Down and Tap on Settings Button to enter into Settings Menu.

Enable Dark Mode on Youtube

Step #5 Tap on General Button to change Settings in the general menu.

Enable Dark Mode on Youtube


Step #6 Inside General you will see a toggle button in front of dark theme option turn it on.

Enable Dark Mode on Youtube


Step #7 You will see the immediate color change of your youtube app.

Enable Dark Mode on Youtube

Step #8 Your youtube will look like this.

Enable Dark Mode on Youtube


That’s it you have successfully Enable dark mode on youtube in just a few simple steps.

In similar steps, you can also do it for IOS devices and the desktop version of youtube. You just need to keep in mind that you have to login before changing the theme color because if you do not log in the setting will be set for a temporary basis. Whenever you reinstall youtube android app then every time you have to enable dark mode on youtube app. But if you log in you just have to do it once.

If your children watch the video you can also implement dark mode for them. You can also read another aritcle about How To Make Youtube Kids App Safe on Android? This article helped a lot of parents because youtube sometimes shows inappropriate content on their platform. Some videos are not suitable for your kids to keep control of what your kids are watching.


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Ronak Toshniwal is known as "tech geek" around the community. He also likes to branch out and talks about a variety of topics like gaming to tv tech and more.

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