iPhoneHow to Enable Dark Mode on your iPhone

How to Enable Dark Mode on your iPhone

The dark mode is everywhere. You will find a dark mode option in almost every application and Android smartphone. Finally, iOS 13 brings the much-coveted feature to iPhones. It looks great, and it automatically works with supported apps and websites.

If the bright light of your iPhone display is bothering your eyes or disrupting your sleep, Apple’s iOS now supports system-wide dark mode. Here is how you can enable dark mode on your iPhone.

How to Enable Dark Mode on your iPhone

To enable dark mode on iPhone, you must be running iOS 13 or higher. You can check which version you are running on your iPhone. For that, Go to  Settings > General > Software Update.

If there’s an update available, tap Download and Install the update. Once your device is updated, you can follow the following steps to enable dark mode.

Note:- Also, the dark mode can be enabled on iPad, running on iPadOS 13 or higher. The steps are the same.

Step 1: Open the “Settings” app and then navigate to the “Display & Brightness” option.

Step 2: You will find the display and brightness option. Here, tap the Dark theme under Appearance. It will automatically change the theme for built-in apps to dark mode. Also, some compatible third-party apps like Instagram will switch to dark mode.

Step 3: Dark mode can also be turned on/off from the Control Center. Long press on the brightness shader and tap the Dark Mode icon in the bottom left corner to turn it on/off.

Note:- To open Control Center, swipe down from the top-right corner of your screen. On an iPhone with a Home button, swipe up from the bottom edge of your screen.

How to Add a Dark Mode Toggle to the Control Center

If you want to use these methods, then you can add a shortcut toggle to the Control Center to turn on/off the Dark Mode. Here is how you can do it.

Step 1: Open the “Settings” app. In Settings, scroll down and tap the “Control Center” option.

Step 2: To add the Dark Mode toggle on the Control Center, tap the (+) icon next to the “Dark Mode” option.

Step 3: This will enable the dedicated dark mode toggle at the end of the Control Center. Tap on the button to toggle the dark mode on/off. There is no more need to go to the brightness menu! You can directly turn on/off Dark Mode from the Control Center.


These are a few ways to enable system-wide dark mode on iPhone. That’s it; this is how you can enable dark mode on your iPhone.

I hope the article was helpful to you. If you have any questions or suggestions, you can leave them in the comment section below.

Ajoy Kumar
Ajoy Kumarhttp://www.phonetouse.com
Hi, my name is Ajoy Kumar Basak, I am a tech YouTube and Blogger. I created this blog to share my thought about smartphones and how to tweak things around smartphones.
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