How to Use Dark Mode on Your iPhone

  Matt Cone       March 5, 2021      Tutorials iPhone


Apple’s iPhone provides a dark mode feature that turns the background of most applications black to make viewing your iPhone 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 iPhone:

  1. From the home screen, tap Settings.

  2. Tap Display & Brightness.

    Using dark mode on your iPhone

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

    Using dark mode on your iPhone

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

    Using dark mode on your iPhone

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

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