Surprise! Dark Mode Is Coming To WhatsApp

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Sep 15, 2018
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WhatsApp is one of those internet messaging apps which consistently keeps on working on improvements to provide enhanced messaging experience. Now, we have heard that the company’s next approach is going with the addition of a Dark Mode. Generally, the dark mode should be an essential feature by default in all applications. YouTube also rolled out dark mode in its app which makes things more enticing for users. Let’s see some more details on the upcoming feature.

WhatsApp Is Working On A Dark Mode In Its App

Following the path of YouTube, Twitter, Reddit and more, WhatsApp seems to be working on a new dark mode view in its application. According to the information provided by @WABetaInfo on Twitter, there are hints available for a potential dark mode feature in the upcoming WhatsApp updates. A user has also created a ‘concept theme in the same thread.

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There are several advantages of using a Dark theme in apps. For one, it’s easy on the battery life. OLED displays needs more power to push colors other than black, so we might see an improvement there. Additionally, it’s a perfect setting for night time. The glare of the bright screen poses discomfort in dark environments. As a plus, dark mode just looks way better than the standard view as it provides a stealthier look.

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At this point in time, we have only found out references to the dark theme in WhatsApp. Potentially, the update will be available in the foreseeable future. Moreover, the update would be available on all supported iOS and Android devices, so you have something to look forward to.

There will be more to the story, so be sure to stay tuned in for more updates on it. This is all for now, folks. What are your thoughts on a Dark Mode feature for WhatsApp? Are you anxious for the update to hit your smartphones? Let us know in the comments.

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