WhatsApp should receive dark mode soon. On Tuesday (6), the specialized website WABetaInfo reported that the messenger is completing tests of the feature on the iPhone (iOS) and Android phones. The black theme would be 95% ready on Apple's operating system and 75% on rival, which may indicate that the update won't be available simultaneously. There is no official release date for the appeal yet. In the following list, learn more about the dark mode from WhatsApp.
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1. Dark mode should arrive first for iPhone users
According to information from the WABetaInfo website, the feature is already 95% ready for the iOS system. There are only a few screens, such as the one displaying contact information, which are still in the standard white WhatsApp color. Expect night mode to reach iPhone users with the release of iOS 13 from September.
The Dark Mode is almost ready on iOS (about 95%): only a few parts of the app are still white (for example Business' Contact Info cells) .The night mode on Android still needs changes in the chat screen and in some sections (about 75%) I don't know any release date.
– August 6, 2019
2. The Android update may come with the new Android Q
WhatsApp's night mode for Android needs tweaking in chat windows and other sections. The screen that details group information, for example, is still partially white.
Chats, status and contact information are some of the windows whose night mode application has already been completed. Photo: Divulgao / WABetaInfo
According to information from the WABetaInfo website, about 25% of adjustments are still needed to complete the night mode. Status, calls, chat list, contact picker and contact information are some of the ready-made sections of the Android app. The feature is believed to be released with the release of Android 10 (Q), announced in May by Google.
3. Night mode not optimized for OLED screens
The redesign brought by the functionality does not offer a user friendly composition for OLED displays. With this, it is believed that the dark mode not bring significant battery savings to Android phones whose screens rely on this type of technology. On iOS, on the other hand, the static change will be partially optimized for OLED displays.
4. WhatsApp background color not black
In beta for Android, night mode appears with dark gray background, dark green cones and white text. By avoiding the use of black color, WhatsApp contributes to reducing users' eye strain, as light text on a dark gray surface has less contrast than light text on a black surface.
5. What and how does night mode work?
Also known as "dark mode"or" dark mode ", the night theme is a screen setting option. Generally available in browser, application and operating system plugins, the feature allows for comfortable viewing of electronic devices, especially in low light environments. It is a function to change the color palette of a graphical interface to darken subjects and to decrease screen brightness for as long as the user desires.The purpose is to adjust the illumination of the app's interface to the eyes and environment.
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