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Tech & Science WhatsApp dark mode could be on its way to iPhone

04:40  22 february  2020
04:40  22 february  2020 Source:   cnet.com

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The iPhone version of WhatsApp could add dark mode soon. Angela Lang/CNET. WhatsApp didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. Dark mode gives your phone's display a moody hue, but Google noted in 2018 that apps with the setting can reduce battery consumption on devices

The iPhone version of WhatsApp could add dark mode soon. Angela Lang/CNET. It seems iPhone owners be able to add some noir to WhatsApp We talk a lot about dark mode at Lifehacker—and based on the responses we get whenever a new app or service introduces a new way to view it with a

a close up of a computer: The iPhone version of WhatsApp could add dark mode soon. Angela Lang/CNET © Provided by CNET The iPhone version of WhatsApp could add dark mode soon. Angela Lang/CNET

It seems iPhone owners be able to add some noir to WhatsApp soon. The Facebook-owned messaging app's TestFlight beta program includes the setting in some recent testing notes, MacRumors reported. A beta of the update for WhatsApp's Android version was spotted last month, and likely hints at the features iOS users can expect. It adds a fresh theme option to the apps settings that'll let you manually swap between display modes or let your phone decide.

WhatsApp didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

Dark mode gives your phone's display a moody hue, but Google noted in 2018 that apps with the setting can reduce battery consumption on devices with OLED displays.

Does dark mode save battery life? .
Dark mode can prolong battery life in some devices, but it depends on the device's display.Answer: With all of the time we spend staring at digital displays throughout the day, it’s likely that you’re experiencing eye strain, blurred vision, dry eyes and maybe even headaches.

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