This feature is designed to reduce eye strain in low-light environments, and should also prevent you from accidentally lighting a dark room if you are trying to reach your phone.
And WhatsApp admits that it took time to develop the dark mode, with many other applications that already have this option, but the most famous messaging app developers in the world wanted to make this feature available correctly, as they focused on two specific areas: “Readability” and “Sequencing” Hierarchy of information “, by choosing darker colors that help users see the most important information on the screen.
Users can control the feature in terms of turning it on and off, and in “dark mode” for WhatsApp is a black background with white text on top, and the regular display version is the opposite with a white background that shines a lot of light.
The feature is expected to improve the user experience and reduce battery consumption.
This feature was previously discovered in several beta versions of iOS and Android applications.
How to turn on dark mode on WhatsApp:
Users of “Android 10” and “iOS 13” can use the dark mode feature by activating it in the system settings, where they will find inside the chat settings feature (show media) which by pulling it will show the options of this mode and battery saving mode in addition to the normal mode with the usual lighting.
|Picture showing how to activate the “dark mode” in WhatsApp (networking sites)|