YouTube's dark theme is being added to its mobile app, with iOS getting it first

over 3 years ago by IanDorfman

Since January, rumors of a dark theme for YouTube's mobile apps that matches its current support on desktop and laptop computers have perpetuated. The wait is now (somewhat) over.

Small YouTube iconYouTube has announced on Twitter that the video sharing service's Small iOS iconiOS application now has support for a dark theme. On top of being easier on the eyes in low light situations, this theme will also help conserve battery life on OLED phone displays, such as the one on the iPhone X. The feature will be toggleable through the app's settings page.

According to this article by our friends at Small The Next Web iconThe Next Web, dark theme support will be implemented on Small Android iconAndroid devices "soon."


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  • iPhone
  • Blackberry
  • Chrome OS
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad
  • Apple TV
  • KaiOS
  • Fire TV
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Xbox

YouTube is a video-sharing website, the site allows users to upload, view, and share videos. Available content includes video clips, TV clips, music videos, movies, and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos.

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