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Easy Guide on How to Enable WhatsApp Web Dark Mode

by Anna Sherry   Updated on 2022-07-12 / Update for  WhatsApp Tips

Frequent mobile users love to run WhatsApp web dark mode for the protection of their eyes.

In this article, we are aiming to provide different methods to enable WhatsApp desktop dark mode for PC and laptop users.

Part 1: Is there Dark Mode for WhatsApp Web?

The dark mode option was enabled for the mobile version of WhatsApp a long time ago.

But WhatsApp Web users didn’t have this feature in the WhatsApp Web theme until the last update. They had to use third-party tools or inspect element features to enjoy the dark WhatsApp web.

But after recent updates, WhatsApp desktop dark mode is officially supported for desktop users. In the following sections, we will be going to describe different methods to enable dark mode for both desktop and mobile users.

Part 2: How to Enable WhatsApp Web Dark Mode on Computer

If you love to use WhatsApp on the desktop computer and want to enable WhatsApp desktop dark mode, make sure that you have updated the recent version of WhatsApp web.

Now follow the step-by-step guide given below to apply dark mode.

  • Go to Google Chrome or any browser you love to use on your computer and be directed to WhatsApp web by reaching at https://web.whatsapp.com/.
  • A QR code will appear on your computer or desktop screen. Now log in to the WhatsApp web by scanning this QR code via your smartphone.
  • Now click on the three dots appearing in the upper right corner of the WhatsApp web screen.
  • A list of options will appear, select Settings from this list.

    whatsapp web settings
  • In Settings, go to the Theme option.

    whatsapp web theme
  • Enable the dark mode by clicking on it.

    whatsapp web dark mode
  • Now refresh the WhatsApp web tab on your browser and start enjoying WhatsApp web dark mode.

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Part 3: Enable WhatsApp Dark Mode on Phone

Users using android or apple phones can also enjoy dark mode WhatsApp web. In the following section, a detailed guideline to switch WhatsApp web dark mode is given separately for both Android and Apple users.

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  • Go to WhatsApp on your phone and click on it. The home page will appear.
  • Click three dots appear on the upper right corner of the mobile screen, and a drop-down menu will appear.
  • By clicking on the Setting option, a list of contents will appear. Now select Chats from the list.
  • In Chats, two options will appear name Theme and Wallpaper. Click on the Theme option.
  • By clicking on the Theme option, a pop-up window will appear that contains two modes named Light and Dark.
  • If you click on the “Dark” option, the WhatsApp interface will automatically turn into a dark WhatsApp web.

The method to switch to WhatsApp dark on iPhones or iPad is a little bit different from the method for Android phones.

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  • Go to the iPhone Settings app on your iPhone and select the “Display and Brightness” tab from the list.
  • On the mobile screen, your displays will appear. The brighter one is termed “Light” while the black one is termed “Dark”.
  • Either click on “Dark” to turn this mode ON immediately or you can turn ON the automatic button by clicking on it.
  • Now go to the home screen and open WhatsApp on your iPhone. It will appear in dark mode.

Part 4: How to Change WhatsApp Chats and Status Color

Official WhatsApp App doesn’t support the change of status and chats color by default.

There are many third-party apps available to change the color of WhatsApp chats and status. For example, The “whatsBlue Text” app has a “Fancy Text” option that allows users to change the color of WhatsApp Status and Chats.

To change the WhatsApp Chats color:

  • Open the third-party app like WhatsBlue text and type the text you want to change the color in a chat.
  • From the options list, choose the color you want to use.
  • After selecting the desired color and style, click on the “WhatsApp” option.
  • From the contact list, select the chat where you want to use that colored text and then send it.

To change the WhatsApp Status color:

  • Open the third-party app like WhatsBlue text and type the text you want to change the color in a status.
  • From the options list, choose the color you want to use.
  • After selecting the desired color and style, click on the “WhatsApp” option.
  • Now send this text to your status by clicking on “My Status” option.

Bonus: How to Restore WhatsApp Backup to Computer

Due to increasing incidents of cybercrime, it is unwise to keep all the data on a phone without backing it up to a PC. For this purpose, users can rely on Tenorshare iCareFone Transfer package software that is very easy to use. It's an amazing WhatsApp data transfer/backup/restore tool.

To restore WhatsApp data backup to a computer, you first have to back up the data to the computer by using the free iOS WhatsApp backup tool of Tenorshare iCareFone Transfer. For this purpose, you have to follow the following steps given below.

  • Install iCareFone Transfer to your computer and connect android or iPhone to the PC. Once the device is connected, choose WhatsApp icon and switch to the “Backup” tab.

    restore whatsapp backup to computer.
  • Continue to choose Back up now.

    restore whatsapp backup to computer.
  • Now wait for the backup process to complete.

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  • Wait for a few minutes until the backup process is completed.

    restore whatsapp backup to computer.

Once the backup process gets completed, follow the steps given below:

  • Go to the View & Restore tab on the Tenorshare iCareFone Transfer interface. Now select the backup file you just created and click on “View”.

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  • Select the data that you want to restore to the PC and click on “Export to computer”.

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  • Within seconds, your WhatsApp backup data will be restored to the computer.

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Conclusion

After going through this article, we are hoping that our readers can enable WhatsApp Web dark mode on both desktop and mobile. We also discussed different methods that a user can use to change the status and chat color.

Moreover, we provide a detailed guideline about how to use Tenorshare iCareFone Transfer for WhatsApp data restoring to PC.

  Updated on 2022-07-12 / Update for  WhatsApp Tips

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