How To Enable WhatsApp Web Dark Mode

Below are the few and quick steps to activate the hidden dark mode feature on Whatsapp Web right away without using any third-party extension:

  1. Visit and log in using QR code if you aren’t logged in already.
  2. Right-click on the space outside the chat. Now click on “Inspect” on the menu.

    Or you can use these keyboard shortcuts to open a browser console:
    (a)For Mac: ⌘ + Shift + C
    (b)For Windows/Linux: Ctrl+Shift+I
    You will now see the interface shown in the below screenshot
  3. Press Ctrl+F and look for the code: body class=”web”
  4. Double click on it to edit and add “dark” to it. Now, the code will read: <body class=”web dark”
  5. Press Enter to apply the changes.

Your WhatsApp Web will now have a dark theme.

Anyways,this is a temporary solution meaning refreshing or closing the tab will restore the original WhatsApp theme.


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