How to enable dark mode on YouTube on PC & Android in 2019

This tutorial will show you step by step how to enable dark mode on YouTube on a PC and Android phone.

YouTube's dark theme allows you to experience YouTube with a dark background.

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How to turn on YouTube's dark theme on:

How to turn on the dark theme on YouTube on a PC

1. Open your web browser and go to www.youtube.com.

2. Click on your account icon (profile picture) located in the top right corner of YouTube.

YouTube channel icon

3. Click on Dark theme: Off.

Enable dark theme on YouTube on a PC

Note: If you don't see the “Dark theme” option, then you will have to enable YouTube's new design first. You can use the following link to enable the new design: https://www.youtube.com/new.

4. Click on the toggle button next to DARK THEME.

Enable dark theme on YouTube on a PC

YouTube's dark theme is now enabled.

How to turn on the dark theme on YouTube app on Android

1. Open the YouTube app.

2. Tap on your account icon (profile picture) located in the top right corner of the YouTube app.

YouTube channel icon on Android

3. Tap on Settings.

YouTube app settings

4. Tap on General.

YouTube app general settings

5. Tap on the toggle button next to Dark theme.

Enable dark theme on YouTube app on Android

YouTube's dark theme is now enabled.


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References:

YouTube: Enable dark mode on YouTube on a PC

YouTube: Enable dark mode on YouTube on Android

Google.com: Watch YouTube in Dark theme on PC

Google.com: Watch YouTube in Dark theme on Android