Saturday, 15 April 2017

Easter Egg: How to activate YouTube dark theme mode

After coming back home from office, we prefer to watch some videos on YouTube to get relax. But the white theme of YouTube is straining your eyes. So, YouTube introduced the dark theme for us. Now, enjoy your videos in dark room with dark mode. :)

This is found by reddit user.

Steps to activate dark mode:

1. Update your chrome browser to the latest one.
2. Open

Before dark theme:

3. Right click on anywhere on the screen, and choose inspect element. Or you can open the developer console using the key combination of Ctrl+Shift+I or CMD+Shift+I

4. Once it is opened, select the console tab in your developer console. and enter the below string.


5. Once entered, you will get below response.

6. Next step, is to reload your page, and the option to select "Dark mode" will become visible on your youtube account. when you click on gear icon(settings), on right top of your page.

7. Toggle it on, by selecting it. Once the dark mode is ON, then YouTube is available in dark mode and look like this:

Hope you enjoy this dark mode. Now, we dont need lights off add on anymore for YouTube. If you are facing any trouble in enabling it, feel free to comment or write to me.

Happy Easter.!!!

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