Many users prefer dark backgrounds when using social media apps. In most cases, this is due to the fact that the black background of the application does not strain the eyes as much as bright backgrounds do. In addition, some users just like the dark background because it looks more appealing to them.
Similar to many other apps, YouTube also offers the dark mode option. YouTube's hidden jam was announced in 2018, but some users are still having difficulty finding it. So, in case you prefer watching videos on a dark background and would like to continue doing so on every device, you can find out how to enable dark mode in this blog post.
Here is how to enable dark mode on YouTube via PC or Mac.
For Mac users click on ‘Appearance’ and then click on the ‘dark theme’ option.
Now you have YouTube set on a dark mode. You can also choose YouTube to use your device theme by clicking on the ‘use device theme’ option.
This YouTube feature allows users to automatically update its color scheme with the dark theme.
For Android 10 users or newer versions:
For other Android users:
For iOS 13 or newer versions:
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Other apps also have this feature to enable dark mode. Learn how to enable dark mode on Google Maps, dark mode on TikTok, on LinkedIn and Facebook as well.