How to Enable YouTube Dark Mode on Desktop and Android Phone

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Recently updated my YouTube app and I can see the new dark theme option added under general settings. Let see how to enable dark mode on YouTube on Android and Desktop in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Using this YouTube dark theme, all YouTube app background screen black & look light such as searches, videos, and other pages. So you can comfortably watch videos in low light. It also helps to improve battery life on your android device.

You can enable or disable dark themes on YouTube on Android devices under YouTube general settings. This YouTube dark mode feature makes it easier to look at your screen or watch a video in dim light.

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How to Enable Dark Mode in YouTube on Android Device

Make sure the YouTube app updated to the latest version. If you can’t find a dark theme option, check the YouTube app update is available in your android device.

Open Play store > Three vertical dots at the top left corner > My apps & games > Update all

Now if an update is available, your app automatically updates to the latest version.

How to Turn On Dark Mode in YouTube on Android Phone

Step 1: Open the YouTube app in your Android phone or tablet device.

YouTube profile picture in android phone

Step 2: Tap the Profile icon at the upper right side corner.

How to enable dark mode in YouTube on android device

Step 3: Select Settings.

Here you can see YouTube app settings in your android devices.

YouTube general settings in android devices

Step 4: Tap General.

Dark theme in YouTube android device

By default turned off dark theme on YouTube android or iPhone.

Enable dark mode in YouTube on android phone

Step 5: Toggle on Dark theme toggle to activate YouTube dark mode in Android

Now you can see the black background in the YouTube app in your Android device.

Using Android 10:

How to Disable YouTube Dark Mode on Android

Open YouTube app > Profile icon at the top right corner > Settings > General > Appearance > Choose from Use device theme/Light theme/Dark theme

How to Disable YouTube Dark Mode on Android in 2020

If you don’t like this YouTube’s dark theme feature, you can easily turn off using YouTube settings.

Open YouTube app > Profile icon > Settings > General > Appearance > Choose light theme

How to Enable YouTube Dark Mode on Desktop/Laptop – Google Chrome & Mozilla Firefox

Step 1: Open YouTube in your PC browser.

Enable or disable dark theme on Desktop

Step 2: Tap on Three vertical dots at the top right corner.

How to Turn on YouTube Dark Mode on Desktop

Step 3: Tap on Dark theme.

How to Enable YouTube Dark Mode Desktop and Android Phone

Step 4: By default turned off Dark Theme.

How to Enable YouTube Dark Mode on PC

Step 5: Toggle on Dark theme and you can see a dark background on YouTube on your Chrome or Mozilla or other browsers.

How to Disable YouTube Dark Mode on Desktop – Google Chrome & Mozilla Firefox

Open YouTube > Three vertical dots > Dark theme > Toggle off Dark theme

And that’s all. We hope this makes it clear how to enable dark mode on YouTube on Android devices. Have you turned on YouTube dark mode on your android phone? Let us know in the comments below! If you found helpful, don’t forget to share it with others.

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