YouTube dark theme beginning to appear for some users on Android

YouTube Dark Mode Android

Android users will now have access to YouTube's dark theme after it rolled out for Apple users in March earlier this year.

YouTube's dark mode is a features that converts the video sharing site's white background to black and replaces the black text with white.

Back in May past year, YouTube rolled out Dark Mode (or Dark Theme, whatever you want to call it) for its desktop site. There's an option to turn it off, as well as one that dismisses it. Roku and Android TV both have their apps set to a dark theme by default. However, it was only the iOS users who got the update; the Android was deprived of it for unexplained reasons.

Google hasn't explained why it took so long for the Android app to get the feature iOS has had for four months and I suspect never will. The video player itself also adopts a dark theme.

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Anyways though, like we already said, Dark Mode on YouTube for Android isn't available for all the users yet.

For iOS users, you can turn the feature on and off through your settings as well. Another newer feature is the ability to play back vertically filmed videos on the entire screen of a smartphone - without the black bars on either side. The app's background, settings, search pages, and anything else that was previously white adopts the dark theme. There also is a pop up that appears at the bottom that serves to notify users of the new setting being applied automatically.

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