WhatsApp Dark Mode For beta testers on Android now

Website WaBetaInfo, which follows developments with the beta version of the app on Wednesday revealed that WhatsApp has started rolling out dark mode to users of its beta version for Android app.

IANS | Jan 22, 2020, 03:58 PM IST

Website WaBetaInfo, which follows developments with the beta version of the app on Wednesday revealed that WhatsApp has started rolling out dark mode to users of its beta version for Android app. Those who are using the beta version of the company`s Android app, can now download the version 2.20.13 of the app on their smartphones to get hands on the feature.

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HOW TO ENABLE DARK MODE

HOW TO ENABLE DARK MODE

One can follow this path to enable dark theme on the app: Settings > Chats > Display > Theme > Dark Theme. Photo: Reuters

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WHAT IS LIGHT AND SET BY BATTERY SAVER OPTION

WHAT IS LIGHT AND SET BY BATTERY SAVER OPTION

Along with the WhatsApp "Dark" option, one will reportedly see the "Light" option that is the normal theme, another will be "Set by battery saver" which is expected to automatically switch to light/dark theme. Photo: Reuters

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WHAT IS SYSTEM DEFAULT OPTION

WHAT IS SYSTEM DEFAULT OPTION

One may also see an option of "System default" which identifies the theme of your smartphone and sets the app`s theme accordingly. Additionally, the iOS dark theme is also nearly set for release. Photo: Reuters

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WHATSAPP TO INTRODUCE THESE FEATURES TOO

WHATSAPP TO INTRODUCE THESE FEATURES TOO

WhatsApp is also testing a new beta update for iOS users which would bring features like hide muted status update, splash screen and app badge improvements, among others. Photo: Reuters

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WHATSAPP'S NEW SPLASH SCREEN

WHATSAPP'S NEW SPLASH SCREEN

WhatsApp`s new splash screen would essentially let users see the WhatsApp logo whenever they open the app on their iPhones. This is also available on the Android beta app. Photo: Reuters

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WHAT'S IN NEW PRIVACY SETTING

WHAT'S IN NEW PRIVACY SETTING

Last week, WhatsApp added a new privacy setting, which will let users decide whether they want to join a group on the messaging platform or not. Photo: Reuters