How to Enable Low Light Mode in Google Duo for Android, iPhone

Uzair Ghani
Enable low light mode Google Duo

Today we will show you how you can enable low light mode in Google Duo video calling app for both iPhone and Android.

Tired of Dark Video in Google Duo? Enable Low Light Mode and Brighten Things up

Running into low light situations is pretty common while you're talking to someone using your smartphone or tablet. And our cameras are good enough to boost light to a point that the video is passable for viewing. However, if you are using Google Duo, you will be pleased to learn that the app has a built-in low light mode, allowing you to 'fix' whatever it is on the screen when the light drops to low levels. This means the person on the other end will be able to see you as clearly as possible even in the dark.

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Here's what you need to do in order to enable the feature right now.


Step 1. Launch the Google Duo app on your iPhone or Android device.

Step 2. Tap on the three dots on the top right hand corner.

Step 3. Now tap on Settings.

Step 4. Now simply enable Low Light mode as shown in the screenshot below.

Whenever you initiate a video call from now on and the lighting conditions are not so favorable, Google Duo will simply boost the light up and make sure everything is visible on the other end. Remember, the video quality might be slightly compromised when low light kicks in, but at least you can say goodbye to dark video.

In my opinion, this feature should be enabled by default on every single device. There's no bigger inconvenience than running into a low light situation and then being forced to find a good lighting spot so everyone can see you better.

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