WhatsApp Dark Mode for Android: Activate it now!

WhatsApp Dark mode for Android

One of the most requested features in WhatsApp over the last couple of years has been dark mode…Goodnews; Whatsapp Dark mode for Android is finally available.

You can now manually set WhatsApp Dark mode for Android, or have the app match the system theme automatically. Here’s how you can get started with WhatsApp Dark mode for Android.

How to enable WhatsApp Dark mode for Android

As of March 3, 2020, WhatsApp dark mode for Android users is rolling out around the globe. Even better, enabling it is very simple. Here’s what you need to do.

  1. Open WhatsApp from the app drawer or home screen.
  2. Tap the action overflow menu(three vertical dots in the top right corner).
  3. Hit Settings.
  4. Select Chats.
  5. Choose Themes.
  6. In the Choose Theme dialog box, select Dark.
  7. You should see the interface switch to a dark theme.


That’s it! You should now have WhatsApp dark mode for Android for the messaging service. WhatsApp dark mode for Android Dark mode looks particularly good on WhatsApp because of the green accents that are present throughout the interface, and they bring a bit of visual flair to the app.

I’ve had WhatsApp dark mode for Android enabled for over a week now, and it makes a huge difference in how you use the service. It’s easier on the eyes, and if you have an Android 10 phone and set dark mode system-wide, there’s better visual consistency.

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