How to Enable Dark Mode on YouTube

​Enabling dark mode on YouTube is a simple task and here's how you can do that on PC and Android:


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    Go to YouTube.
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    Sign into your account. Click on your profile picture at the top right of the screen.


You can enable dark mode even without signing into your account.

After you visit YouTube, click on Overflow Menu (three vertical dots) between "YouTube apps" and "Sign In." Now, follow the below steps.

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    You can see "Dark theme: Off." Click on it. 
Dark theme off option


Besides "Dark theme:" you can see the current status of the dark mode.

Currently, the dark theme is disabled, and that is why it is "Off."

When the dark theme is enabled, the status will be "On," and the option will look like "Dark theme: On."

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    Click on toggle beside "Dark Theme." 
Toggle beside Dark Theme
Dark Theme toggle is turned on

That is all. Now, you can see YouTube in the dark theme.

YouTube in Dark Mode


  • Repeat the above steps to disable dark theme on YouTube.
  • For each browser, you have to enable dark mode separately.


​To enable the dark theme in YouTube for Android, follow these steps:​​​

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    ​Open the YouTube app.
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    ​Hit the profile picture at the top. Select "Settings" which you can find between "Turn on Incognito" and "Terms & privacy policy."
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    ​Tap "General" which you can find above "Autoplay."
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    ​Tap "Dark theme" which you can find beneath "Remind me to take a break."
Enabled Dark theme option

​Note: ​Keep in mind that the above steps can disable the dark theme.

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