Whatsapp new Dark Mode feature rolled out with Android 10.0


WhatsApp has now become a integral part of our life. Not only this it is also the most popular social messaging app, with over 1.5 billion active users in 180 countries. It was founded back in 2009 by Brian Acton and Jan Koum.

Over the past few years, WhatsApp has grown into a very functional app. A lot of features have been added into the app, which was not there in its early stages like the new Whatsapp dark mode feature.

Features like WhatsApp Status, WhatsApp Voice call, and WhatsApp Video calls have been added and users are loving all these features. In May 2017, it was reported that WhatsApp users spend over 340 million minutes on video calls each day on the app.

This is the equivalent of roughly 646 years of video calls per day. As of February 2017, WhatsApp had over 1.2 billion users globally, reaching 1.5 billion monthly active users by the end of 2017.

WhatsApp always keeps adding more exciting features to match the competition present in the tech market. Now, on the other hand, users are requesting a few new features from WhatsApp.


One of those features being ‘Dark Mode’. Now with the release of Android Q 10.0, support for Dark Theme is available at the system level. So, finally WhatsApp listened to the users and they are partially rolling out the support for Dark Mode in WhatsApp on Android 10.

However, it is not fully functional. In order to use it, users need to change some settings manually.

If you want to do the same, here’s a step by step guide on how you can enable dark mode in WhatsApp on Android 10.

Steps to enable whatsapp dark mode feature:

  1. First, go to the Settings menu of Android 10.
  2. Now unlock Developer Option. In order to do that – Open About Phone > Tap Build number 7 times.
  3. Browse to Developer Options > Override force-dark” setting and enable it.
  4. Now, Open WhatsApp and enjoy the dark mode.

Note: This setting will enable dark mode for all the app, be it supported or unsupported app.

Now dark mode is not just about turning your UI dark but it also has some benefits.


It saves battery on AMOLED display phones. It reduces potential eye strain.

In addition to this it also makes the phone usage comfortable during the night or low-light environment. It is always recommended to switch to the dark mode if you are having eye strain issues, plus it saves a lot of battery.

So, it is beneficial for you and your smartphone and that’s why we highly recommend you use this dark mode especially at night.

It’s all we knew about the new Whatsapp dark mode feature.

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