How to Use Dark Mode on Your iPad

  Matt Cone       March 6, 2021      Tutorials iPad


Apple’s iPad provides a dark mode feature that turns the background of most applications black to make viewing your iPad at night easier. You can enable dark mode manually or set it to turn on automatically at night. Dark mode isn’t to everyone’s tastes — for example, not everyone likes reading white text on black backgrounds — but generally speaking, this is a feature that most people seem appreciate using a night.

Here’s how to use dark mode on your iPad:

  1. From the home screen, tap Settings.

  2. Tap Display & Brightness.

  3. To turn dark mode on, tap Dark, as shown below.

    Using dark mode on your iPad

  4. To set your iPad to automatically enable dark mode at night, move the Automatic switch to the on position.

    Using dark mode on your iPad

You’ve successfully enabled dark mode on your iPad. To disable dark mode, tap Light on the Display & Brightness screen.

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