WhatsApp Dark mode Feature
WhatsApp is finally announcing that its dark mode feature, both Android and iOS is getting a dark mode. This update will roll out across both platforms IOS & android in upcoming days
From a few months, the company has been testing the dark mode feature when the feature is not just available for beta testers anymore. Everyone should catch on soon. The dark mode has far and away from the foremost requested new feature for the Facebook-owned service. It is a bit baffling that it took this long to arrive, especially as both Google and Apple released new mobile OS versions last year that came with a full dark theme.
Keeping in mind for the users The dark mode of WhatsApp is design to scale back eye strain in low light and prevent those awkward moments where your phone lights up the room
They are focus on readability, therefore the color palette was chosen to attenuate eye fatigue and accompany hues that are “closer to the system defaults on iPhone and Android”. Additionally, color and other design elements are wont to confirm the foremost important information stands out.
On the official page of WhatsApp they say that the update focuses on two particular areas:
Readability: When choosing colors, we wanted to minimize eye fatigue and use colors that are closer to the system defaults on iPhone and Android respectively.
Information Hierarchy: We wanted to help users easily focus their attention on each screen. We did this by using color and other design elements to make sure the most important information stands out.
On Apple devices, you simply get dark mode if you’re running iOS 13. On Android, if you’re running Android 10 and you set the system theme to dark,
IOS and android users can enable the dark mode from settings. Users on Android 9 and below can enter WhatsApp Settings > Chats > Theme > select ‘Dark’.