YouTube is getting a dark theme for iOS and Android today

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For the unaware, Dark Mode is a feature that essentially flips YouTube's normal white color scheme to one mostly composed of various shades of black and gray. The company added the feature to the desktop version of YouTube previous year and has been met with much demand from consumers to implement the same feature in the mobile apps.

Unfortunately for now, the new dark theme will be arriving on the YouTube iOS app only at first, though the company noted that it will be arriving on Android "soon" too.

YouTube has announced that it's rolling out Dark Mode to its apps for iOS and Android devices. To access it, you simply head to your account icon, hitting settings, and look for a setting called "Dark theme". "Dark theme", and letting you toggle it on right away.

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For those who like to watch YouTube in bed at night, this Dark theme will help keep brightness to a minimum, especially if you have a partner who is sensitive to light at night. The app will automatically switch to a darker hue, with no app restart necessary for the change to go into effect.

After introducing a dark theme for YouTube on the web, Google is bringing a dark theme for YouTube to mobile devices.

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