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YouTube for Android finally activates the dark theme, already in distribution

Something has the dark mode to be the object of desire in almost every application. There are many that integrate it natively, also those that give the option to the user thanks to the customization options. And then we have Google that, as with Youtube, hides a dark theme in your application leaving its users waiting to activate it. Well, the time has come.

The famous YouTube dark mode, a theme with a black background that could be activated by doing a little trick, begins to be a reality. We say "start" because, as is often the case with gigantic scope applications, the option may take time to appear. Of course, it is only a matter of time.

The "Dark theme" option begins to appear in general YouTube settings

YouTube for Android activates the dark theme for everyone

As we said, the activation of the dark theme is currently in progress, so it may not have appeared yet. It is done from the server side and without you having to update the application: sooner or later it will appear on your Youtube without you having to do anything else.

How activate the dark YouTube theme In case you already have it available? The process is more than simple:

  • Open your YouTube application and click on the icon of your avatar, in the upper right corner.
  • Open the settings and then click on "General".
  • The activator of «should appearDark theme»Just below« Remind me to take a break ». If it still does not appear you will have to wait or force the mode with ADB.

It's not that YouTube changes too much with the black background and the darker interface, but surely many users appreciate this mode, especially when night comes. From our point of view, all applications should integrate it. What do you like clarity in the menus? Clear topic. What do you prefer the color black or want to take advantage of your OLED screen? Well dark theme. It does not involve major programming problems and the app ends up fitting in all tastes.