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WhatsApp New Dark mode Feature brings improvements to chats



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WhatsApp finally rolled out dark mode on its Android beta app earlier this month. There’s a new update for dark mode on WhatsApp which adds dark solid wallpapers. This update is available on the Play Store for WhatsApp beta users on Android.

WhatsApp 2.20.31 update brings some improvements to dark mode for Android users. First spotted by WABetaInfo, the new WhatsApp beta update brings dark solid colours for chat wallpaper. There are a total of six new dark colours as wallpaper options for WhatsApp.

With the new dark coloured wallpapers, Now whatsApp users will get the proper dark mode experience. Previously, even if the dark mode was enabled the light coloured wallpaper still appeared bright in the chat and killed the purpose of having a dark theme. With the new dark coloured wallpapers, WhatsApp chats look much better.

The new colour options for WhatsApp wallpaper can be found in the settings menu under Chats > Chat Wallpaper > Solid Colors. At the same time, WhatsApp users also have the option to set images of their choice as the chat wallpaper.

Dark mode feature on WhatsApp is available as two options – dark theme and light theme. WhatsApp users on phones running Android 9 and above can also enable dark theme by turning on the battery saver mode. This will automatically switch WhatsApp to dark mode. Users who want a lighter version of dark mode can opt for the light theme option.

WhatsApp dark mode is currently available only for its beta users on Android. The company is yet to roll out this feature to all WhatsApp users. It is also working on dark mode for iOS.

Abhishek Lohia is a Special Correspondent at News21 Chaupal. He has been working as a Political Journalist covering ruling Politics, Governance, renewable energy, the job market, and FMCG. He has previously worked in Newsfolo. A graduate in Engineering, he completed his PG diploma in journalism from Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi. Abhishek loves cricket and long drives to mountains and writing RAP. He can be reached at:

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