How to Enable Dark Mode in Official WhatsApp [2023 UPDATED]

Hey, there how are you guys are doing? Today I have come with the most awaited feature of Whatsapp. In this guide, I’m going to show you how you can enable dark mode on your WhatsApp.

I am not going to talk about any third-party application or any mod. I am going to show you how you can enable it in your official WhatsApp itself.

With that being said make sure you guys read this complete article till the end. Iam saying this because you need to follow some crucial steps so, that you can enable dark mode in your official WhatsApp.

Enable Dark Mode in Official Whatsapp

let’s get started, now to get dark mode in your official WhatsApp application you need to have a specific WhatsApp beta version running on your device which is version 2.19.361.

So even if you’re a beta tester but you have already updated your WhatsApp then it is not possible to get back to this version again.

You do not have to worry about the specific version that I have shared with you. I will show you how you can get this specific version for your device and also there are some more steps that you need to do to get dark mode in WhatsApp.

So, it’s my request is to completely read this article till the end.

Steps to Enable Dark Mode in Official Whatsapp

1.) The first thing you need to do is head over to this link and download this version of WhatsApp which is 2.19.361. I have provided the direct link for this particular version.

2.) After downloading this beta version of WhatsApp just don’t install it right now because before that you need to “Uninstall” the current Whatsapp that you are using.

3.) I will highly suggest you back up all your chats before uninstalling your WhatsApp. Once you have done all this.

4.) Now just Install the WhatsApp that you have downloaded and then you will get a pop-up saying WhatsApp won’t run without Google Play services. Since we are using an older beta version of WhatsApp you will get this kind of pop-up but don’t worry about it.

5.) Just Tap Ok and complete your registration Setup by entering your mobile number and all other things.

6.) Once you have completed your set up now if you just go to settings you will not find the dark mode option yet because we have one more simple step that we need to do to get dark mode in Whatsapp.

7.) Simply close your WhatsApp and then just Tap and Hold on to this app icon, now you will get this option called App Info.

8.) Just select it and now you need to first Close your WhatsApp once you have done all this.

9.) Now if you just open your WhatsApp again and then go to Settings and then tap on Theme, now you will have the option to Enable Dark Mode well you will get Light, Dark, and Battery Saver mode as well.

10.) That’s it 🙂 You have successfully enabled dark mode in the official WhatsApp app.

The dark mode is working fine without any issues and by doing some simple steps you can easily enable dark mode in your official WhatsApp app.

You don’t need to install any third-party application it will be available in your official WhatsApp itself.


So, that’s the simplest and safest way to enable dark mode in your official WhatsApp. I hope you guys find this guide useful.

Also, if you have any questions regarding this article then make sure to ask your questions in the comment section. I will definitely try to answer to your problems.

One more thing guys if you want me to cover any specific topic or guides then make sure to leave a comment with the topic name. Your feedback is truly appreciated.

Milind Sahu, a skilled Full Stack Developer, combines his technical expertise with a passion for writing. With over 50 successful technology-related blogs, including, he captivates readers with his insights. Milind's commitment to innovation and sharing knowledge makes him a valuable contributor in the tech world.

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