WhatsApp for iOS Now Supports Dark Mode

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WhatsApp was today updated to version 2.20.30, introducing a new Dark Mode option that has been in testing for a few weeks now. According to the WhatsApp release notes, the new ‌Dark Mode‌ option is available whenever ‌Dark Mode‌ is activated on the iPhone or iPad.


‌Dark Mode‌ is linked to iOS 13, which means iOS 13 is required to use ‌Dark Mode‌. WhatsApp users on earlier versions of iOS will not have access to the feature.

‌Dark Mode‌ is available throughout the WhatsApp app, with dark chat bubbles and a dark version of wallpaper, a dark settings section, and a dark splash screen.

Today’s update also includes a new search option that allows users to filter by author and content type, making it easier to locate photos and other content.

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9 months ago
Better late than never. I’m shocked that they have found enough staffmembers to implement this gigantic change.
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9 months ago
I really wanted whatsapp to have dark mode, but i have to say, for me it’s the only app that managed to look worse on dark mode, the grey and dark green colors are kind of ugly in my opinion.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
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9 months ago
“According to the WhatsApp release notes, the new Dark Mode option is available whenever Dark Mode is activated on the iPhone or iPad”

Did I miss the release of the official WhatsApp iPad app?
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9 months ago
FINALLY. What took so long though? For real!!!
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9 months ago


Yes, I'm fully up to date but still no dark mode, thank you for trying though, much appreciated.

i don’t see it either, and no update available. I guess the update is being staged.
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9 months ago
I hate apps that don’t include a setting and are tied to the OS one.
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