WhatsApp is about to get easier on the eyes. The Facebook-owned messaging service launched on Tuesdsay a much-requested dark mode for iOS and Android devices worldwide, and it's highlighting the update with Paul Simon.
Dark mode is meant to reduce eye strain in low-light environments, and WhatsApp marked the feature's arrival with a video showing people getting surprised by super-bright, non-dark mode screens. The video is set to a previously unreleased Simon-only version of 1965 classic The Sound of Silence.
If you haveor , you can enable WhatsApp's dark mode in system settings. People using Android 9 or lower can find it in the app's settings, by going to chats, then theme.
In 2018, Google noted that dark mode canon devices with OLED displays.