Looks like WhatsApp may be getting a Dark Mode

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Dark Mode for YouTube has come to Android in the last few months, and it looks like a similar feature will be coming to ease the stress on your eyes within WhatsApp soon.

WhatsApp has yet to have a dark mode on either iOS or Android, but it looks like the new setting will be coming to both platforms in the future. This is all according to a Twitter account called WABetaInfo.

The Twitter account is well known for teardowns of WhatsApp APKs, and it seems that's how they've found the new information about dark mode.

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Patience may be required

The account also says to be patient, so it may be WhatsApp won't be releasing this feature for quite some time.

If the company does create a dark mode for WhatsApp, it may make reading your messages in the dark and at night a touch easier, as you'll have a dark background with white text rather than a white background with black text.

It's a popular feature in apps like YouTube and others, so it's no surprise it's a feature WhatsApp wants to add to its large array of functionality, including video calls and location sharing.

Via Phone Arena

James Peckham

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