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How to get dark mode on WhatsApp Web right now

The WhatsApp for Android and iOS app is get to get the dark mode, but you can already have it on WhatsApp Web.


WhatsApp, the popular instant messaging platform has been working on bringing dark mode theme for both Android and iOS users. So far, the WhatsApp beta version for Android has got a dark splash screen, but the complete theme is missing. Until now, the company hasn’t confirmed that it is working on the feature. But if you want to give it a try, you can do it right now on WhatsApp Web. Also Read - WhatsApp for Android beta brings new emojis, and more

To try out the new dark theme, you will need to have the latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browser. You will also need to download and install the ‘stylus extension’ to be able to try it out. The trick was revealed by WABetaInfo. Let’s take a look at how to enable dark theme on WhatsApp Web. Also Read - WhatsApp feature leak; will soon let you watch Netflix videos within the app

Watch: How to enable dark theme on WhatsApp Web

How to enable WhatsApp Web dark theme right now

Step 1: To begin with, download and install the Stylus extension. Google Chrome users can download it from here, whereas Firefox users can download from here.Install the Stylus extension

Step 2: Next, you need head over to this link and install style.Install Style

Step 3: Now, once the installation is complete, open on your browser. If the process was successful, it will now open with the dark theme.Open WhatsApp Web

At any point, you can even disable the dark theme if you don’t want it. Simply click on the extension, and check the box that says “Turn Off All Styles.” This will revert the interface to the original theme. Also Read - WhatsApp may soon offer two types of Dark theme to iOS users

Meanwhile, WhatsApp beta for Android has recently been updated. It brings new emojis and tweaks some of the existing ones. The company is also reportedly working to let you watch Netflix videos within the app. The feature is under testing and it is expected to rollout for the users soon.

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  • Published Date: November 6, 2019 2:21 PM IST