WhatsApp dark mode released for Android beta testers
New Delhi : WhatsApp has started rolling out dark mode for the Android beta testers, said a report by Website WaBetaInfo that closely follows developments with the beta version of the app.
Those who have the beta version of WhatsApp can now download the 2.20.13 version on their smartphones to get hands on the new dark mode theme feature.
To enable the dark mode theme on the WhatsApp application, one needs to follow the steps: Settings > Chats > Display > Theme > Dark Theme.
Along with the “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 and one may also see an option of “System default” which identifies the theme of your smartphone and sets the app’s theme accordingly.
In addition information, the report mentioned that the dark mode version for iOS is also ready and will be released soon.
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.
Recently, the company had added an additional security check that allowed users to decide whether they want to be a part of a group or not.