The dark mode of WhatsApp can now be used on the computer. Last Wednesday (01), the application announced the arrival of the dark theme both in WhatsApp Web, as in the application for Windows and macOS. To do this, simply access the messenger settings. The night mode on the PC follows the same colors as the mobile app, with dark shades of gray and green.
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The novelty is expected to be released to all users later this week. In the case of WhatsApp Web, for browsers on the PC, it is possible to access the dark mode in edition 2.2027.9. In WhatsApp for desktop, which runs on Windows and macOS, the noturo theme is available in the latest versions of the program, just update. Before, it was necessary to resort to extensions or tricks in the browser to use the feature.
WhatsApp Web gains dark mode; know how to use – Photo: Aline Batista / dnetc
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The dark mode, which makes WhatsApp’s background black, was a long-awaited feature for messenger users. The novelty began to be tested on mobile phones in January this year and, in March, it was released to all users of Android and iPhone smartphones (iOS). Now, the dark theme also comes in the versions of the desktop app. The feature helps to make using the app more comfortable at night or in places with poor lighting.
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In addition to the dark theme on WhatsApp for computers, the messenger also received other news last Wednesday (01). The mobile app revealed that it will get animated stickers and a feature to add contacts via QR code. Group video calls have also been improved, allowing you to view a participant in full screen.
Next, see how to use WhatsApp Web dark mode on your computer. It is worth mentioning that the procedure is similar in the desktop application.
How to use dark mode on WhatsApp Web
Step 1. Open WhatsApp Web on your computer and click on the three-dot button to open the menu. Then, select «Settings»;
Open the WhatsApp Web settings – Photo: Playback / Aline Batista
Step 2. On the settings screen, click on «Theme»;
Click on «Theme» – Photo: Reproduction / Aline Batista
Step 3. Select the «Dark» theme and confirm by clicking «Ok»;
Choose the Dark theme on WhatsApp Web – Photo: Reproduction / Aline Batista
Step 4. WhatsApp Web will change the theme to dark mode. If you want to reverse the action, just do the same procedure and select the «Claro» theme.
WhatsApp Web with dark theme – Photo: Reproduction / Aline Batista