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TechnologySlack rolls out dark mode for desktop

18:40  12 september  2019
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Slack is rolling out dark mode on its mobile apps (iOS and Android). Currently it is available only for those, that participate in their beta program. Web, Mobile or Desktop - the bright white background is here to stay. How to enable Slack Dark mode . There are some ways to do it and we will try to explore

Slack is releasing a dark mode feature in the latest app update for iOS and Android. Desktop will have to wait until a “a later date.” Slack ’s dark mode was first released on beta and is now rolling out to users as part of the app’s latest update for iOS and Android.

Slack is joining the dark mode craze. The chat platform on Thursday launched the feature for desktop, allowing users to turn their screens black to make messages and content easier on the eyes.

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Dark mode is rolling out across all desktop apps, Mac, Windows and Linux. The feature is already available on mobile.

"Dark mode is an important feature for lots of people," George Zamfir, Slack accessibility product manager, said in a statement. "It's helpful for working at night or in low light, and we know many need it for accessibility reasons like visual impairments, migraines or other visual disorders."

Facebook's mobile app may finally get a built-in dark mode

Facebook's mobile app may finally get a built-in dark mode While Twitter, YouTube, and Slack have begun to roll out dark modes built right into their mobile applications as optional themes, Facebook and its suite of apps have been trailing behind in this particular trend. While platforms like YouTube, Twitter, and Slack all have "night" themes built into their iOS and Android apps, Messenger only gained the functionality in April. Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp still lack the battery- and eye-saving option. That may not be the case for much longer, though, as the highly reliable reverse software engineer Jane Manchun Wong discovered that the Facebook mobile app for Android's code contains an unreleased Dark Mode.

The dark mode for Slack is currently being rolled out to beta testers on both iOS and Android devices, The Verge reported. If you want to switch to a dark mode , you need to be a part of Slack ’s beta testing program. You can join the beta testing from the app settings panel and choosing ‘Join Beta’ to gain

Slack ‘s finally rolling out its dark mode on its iOS and Android apps. Tap on Dark Mode to turn the dark mode on. The app will restart in order to apply the dark mode . Sadly, the dark mode is not available for Slack ’s desktop apps at the moment, but the company tweeted that it’s working on it.

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To set up dark mode, click on your name on the left sidebar. Then go to preferences and click on themes. You'll be shown a preview of how things will look with the changes.

The company plans to roll out a feature soon that lets you connect your phone settings to those on your computer by clicking "sync with OS settings," but a launch date for that hasn't been announced yet.

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Slack is getting dark mode.

Companies like Apple and Google have also recently rolled out dark mode for their products and services.

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Slack's desktop apps get dark mode options.
The dark mode trend looks like it's here to stay, with more and more companies introducing black color schemes for their apps. The latest feature in Slack for desktop is support for dark mode to save your eyes when you're burning the midnight oil. If you haven't already tweaked the app yourself, dedicated dark mode themes are now available on Slack's Mac, Windows and Linux desktop clients. They join the Android and iOS mobile apps where it was already a feature. You can either apply various dark mode sidebar variants, or try the new "Nocturne" dark mode theme, which is now even darker.

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