WhatsApp is developing a dark theme for WhatsApp Web and Desktop!

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The dark theme was recently released for WhatsApp beta for Android 2.20.13+ and WhatsApp beta for iOS
But… what’s missing now? WhatsApp Web and Desktop!
Discover all details below!


  • The new Dark Theme feature is not available yet.
  • WhatsApp is working on the feature in the recent few updates, in order to ensure the best bug-free experience for you.
    Seen that it’s a feature under development, it’s not available yet in your WhatsApp Web and Desktop update.

After rolling out the Dark theme on the 2.20.13 Android beta and iOS beta updates, WhatsApp is still focusing to work on the Dark Theme, but on another platform.

We have already published a guide about how to apply the dark theme on WhatsApp Web, using some plugins, but…
Today we have discovered, thanks to the help of our follower M4heshd (he brought to our attention this news), that WhatsApp is finally working to bring the dark theme for the Web and Desktop platforms!
Exclusively for you, here there are some screenshots to show how the dark theme looks on WhatsApp Desktop.
WhatsApp Main Dark Screen

WhatsApp Settings Dark Screen

WhatsApp Dark Emojis Selector


WhatsApp Chat Dark Screen with Stickers Panel

WhatsApp Dark Bubbles (full chat screen)

WhatsApp Dark GIF panel

As you can see, they are still working to implement the dark theme correctly. In fact, the background color for emojis isn’t transparent but it’s still white. The development team still needs to tweak a bit the UI, but it already looks amazing and they already reached great results!
At the moment there isn’t a toggle to enable the dark theme, but we count to see it (in the WhatsApp Navigation Bar or WhatsApp Settings probably) when the feature will be released.
The feature is not available yet and it will be enabled in future. Unfortunately, as for any news posted in this website, a release date for the feature is unknown.
WhatsApp might decide to enable it very soon, in order to release the dark theme officially in WhatsApp stable releases on the Play Store and App Store, but another plan might be to continue to work on it.
An announcement will be surely posted on our social media and website, when WhatsApp decides to release the dark theme for everyone: so continue to follow us to discover the latest news of WhatsApp!


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