dark mode it's the new fashion theme in
mobile phones by transforming the design and appearance of the applications offered by the cell phone. The trend eventually prevailed with the latest versions of smartphone operating systems, when Apple implemented this view in
iOS 13 and Google did the same in
Those who have these updates will be able to take advantage of the dark mode better, although gradually the application developers began to modify the white background for a dark option beyond the iOS or Android version, and gradually
began to be available on WhatsApp, the
popular Facebook mobile messenger service.
Beyond having a
better view in low light environments, the
dark mode contribute to
improve the autonomy of battery use of the smartphone and
is already available in other applications for Android and iPhone.
Chrome (and Google apps)
The Chrome browser and the main Google applications already offer the dark mode
Google's web browser offers dark mode on phones with Android 5 or later, while iPhone and iPad users must have iOS 13, the latest version of the operating system.
From Android you have to enter the configuration button identified by the three points and then you have to select Settings, Themes and choose the Dark option. On iPhone and iPad they are activated automatically by choosing the
Dark mode on iPhone.
Dark mode is also available in other Google apps, such as Drive, Keep, Files and Contacts.
For a year now the social network offers the dark mode as an optional theme in the chat interface
Facebook chat offers
since last year the dark mode in its applications for iPhone and Android. To use this view, you must enter the settings when selecting the profile picture and activate the Dark mode option.
The setting on Instagram is subject to the use of a phone with iOS 13 or Android 10
The Facebook digital photo and video application offers an interface with a darker appearance only for phone users
iPhone with iOS 13 and Android 10. Thus, Instagram only activates this theme if dark mode is available on iPhone or Android
with the latest version of the operating system.
Twitter has two dark mode versions
Dark mode on Twitter is available in two options:
clear night and dark night, an option that differs by having a pure black palette that does not emit light. It is available for both iPhone and Android in the application settings by selecting the Screen and sound option.
Waze night mode improves visibility of maps with low brightness
The collaborative Google map offers the dark mode, a very useful option for the driver in low light conditions or at night, where it is recommended to lower the intensity of the light inside the vehicle's interior. This option is activated when entering the application settings and, within
Map Display, you can choose the options
The dark mode on YouTube contributes to a better visualization of the contents in low light environments
Dark mode on YouTube is a very useful setting for watching videos at night or in a dark room. In the version for Android it is activated within the menu
Configuration, located inside the profile icon. Then, within the options
Appearance, and there is the option
Dark theme. On iPhone and iPad just enter
Configuration and choose
Beyond WhatsApp: 6 applications that offer the dark mode on your cell phone – LA NACION