How To Enable Dark Mode On Android, & IOS, Smartphones?

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Android and IOS are the two most popular mobile operating system, and know for their better user experience. To make their platform more user-friendly, they now offer Dark Mode functionality.

In this post, I am going to tell you that how you can use System-Wide Dark Mode for Android and IOS.

Dark Mode For Android

For Android 10 & Later Versions

  • Go to System Setting
  • Choose Display
  • Choose Dark
Dark Mode In Android 10 & later
Dark Mode For Android 10

You can also switch the theme from quick settings. Or if you are using the Pixel device, then you just need to select battery saver mode to enable the Dark Theme.

For Android 9 Pie

  • Go to System Setting
  • Tap on the Developer Option
  • Tap on Night Mode
  • Choose Always On

For Android 8 & Previous Versions

There is no system-wide Dark Mode option for the Android 8 and previous versions. But you can use the Color Inversion option.

  • Go to Setting
  • Choose Accessibility
  • Go to display section
  • Toggle on Colour Inversion

Dark Mode For IOS

For IOS 13 & Laters Versions

  • Go to phone setting
  • Choose Display & brightness
  • Go to Appearance
  • Choose Dark 

From the Appearance setting, you can also choose Automatic to schedule the Dark Mode as per your preference. Or choose Sunset to Sunrise so, in the morning, your phone will automatically turn off the Dark Mode, and turn it on when it is night.

You can also use the Control Central to switch between Dark & Light Themes. You just need to swiping upwards from the bottom of the home screen to access the Control Central.

Or you also have the option to use Siri for this task. Just say Hey Siri, “Turn on dark mode” or “Turn of dark mode”.

For IOS 12 & Previous versions

The system-wide Dark Theme option is only available for the IOS 13 & later versions. So you can’t use this function on IOS 12 & Previous versions. But you can use the Smart Invert option to revet the color of the webpage. 

Smart Invert Seeings In IOS

  • Go to Setting
  • Tap to Accessibility
  • Choose Display & Text Size
  • Toggle on Smart Invertor or Classic Invert

Smart Invert will rivet everything except images, but Classic Invert will rivet everything.

FAQS | Frequently Asked Questions

Does Android & IOS Have Dark Mode?

Yes, Android 10 and IOS 13 has the Dark Mode option. Just go to your phone display settings and choose the Dark Theme.

Which Version Of Android Has Dark Mode?

Android 10 & later versions have a system-wide Dark Mode option. Go to System Setting -> Choose Display -> Choose Dark. Also, you can access the Dark Mode for Android 9 Pie from developer options. You can find the developer option in phone settings.

Which Version Of IOS Has Dark Mode?

IOS 13 and later versions have Dark Mode support. To enable Dark Theme, go to phone setting -> Display & brightness -> Dark.

How To Disable Dark Theme In Android?

Go to system Setting -> Choose Display -> Choose light. 

How To Disable Dark Theme In IOS?

To disable Dark Theme on IOS, Go to phone setting -> Display & brightness -> light.

Does Android 8.0 Have Dark Mode?

No Android 8 and previous versions have not System-Wide Dark Mode support. But you can use the Smart Invert option to reverse the color of the Web Page to get a Dark theme like the experience. Go to setting -> Accessibility -> Display & Text Size -> Toggle on Smart Invert, or Classic Invert.

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Rahul Choudhary is a technology and troubleshooting expert. He gives his expert opinion on different technology trends and provides troubleshooting guides for different apps, websites, & consumer hardware products. He graduated in BA English Honours from the University Of Delhi, and later he learned HTML and WordPress. He also did a certificate course in Hardware and Network Troubleshooting , and a certificate course in Computer Architecture.