Amazon is a vast place to order amazing goods and other products. It is efficient and of course, has great offers too. If you are someone who spends a great deal of time on Amazon be it on your mobile, PC, iPad, Tab, etc. you should not miss out on the Amazon dark mode which makes this shopping experience all the more enjoyable.
Amazon is one of the platforms that is being visited almost every day by many people across the globe. The products have a wide range and are suitable for all ages. You can get anything that you wish with the least amount of effort and it arrives right at your doorstep. Many apps like Instagram, Gmail, and WhatsApp, similar to amazon are being used regularly and these apps have come up with their dark theme and recently marked great popularity on the same.
Now, when we talk about what is so special about the dark mode, it is quite simple. It allows you to view things better and saves all the brightness and battery that might be consumed if used on a lighter theme. Dark mode puts less strain on the eyes as the words and letters get clearer and better to look at. Looking at the greener side of this dark mode theme, many apps are trying to implement the same.
Unfortunately, Amazon officially has not released a uniform and universal dark mode option although this might excite a few amazon users as the latest version of the app allows you to enable this feature through your smartphone settings. However, this might not be applicable to some smartphone brands. You can get the dark mode enabled on your smartphone or your web Browser through easy steps as we will be mentioning below.
HOW TO ENABLE AMAZON DARK MODE ON THE APP ON IOS?
On iPhones, the dark mode cannot be enabled until the official Amazon app releases a dark mode for the same. Apple’s dark mode might have no changes to the app.
HOW TO ENABLE AMAZON DARK MODE ON THE APP ON ANDROID?
This might work only for a few brands like Mi or Samsung. In easy steps, you can turn on the dark mode for your smartphone.
- Turn on the dark mode theme for your smartphone through settings> Display> Dark mode or from your notification panel itself.
- Now, open the Amazon app and you will see that the dark mode is applied to it.
- This isn’t a permanent change and you can turn it off by going through the same steps and switching off the dark mode.
HOW TO ENABLE DARK MODE ON AMAZON WEBSITE?
You can turn your web browsers into dark mode by using the dark theme extensions.
- Open the Google Chrome web browser on your PC
- Now, proceed to the web store and look up for ‘Dark Reader’ extension. This is one of the popular and downloaded dark theme extensions with amazing reviews and ratings.
- You will see the ‘add to chrome’ option, click on it. This will install the extension to your Chrome Browser.
- When the installation becomes successful, you will see that any website that you open through the web browser, will appear in dark mode including amazon.com.
- This too, is not a permanent change, you can click on the extension that might appear on the extreme right on your extension bar and turn off the toggle.
This Dark Reader is much useful as it allows you to control and customize the intensity of the darkness, brightness, sepia, and even the grayscale. You can also select the particular websites on which you want this dark mode.
WHY IS DARK MODE POPULAR IN APPS?
In recent times, the dark mode feature is gaining serious popularity and a lot of tech companies are adding this theme to various features on their app. The main motive to launch the night mode or dark mode or dark theme is to make the experience of surfing through websites and apps more enjoyable and less stressful for the eye.
The dark theme has helped users spend more time with their screens and simultaneously report less stress and strain regardless. Since the brighter light makes the iris expand to pass the light, the darker mode is preferred as it poses less burden on the iris. It also allows a better understanding of the text that we see and can be used even when the light around us is dim.
It is most popular for all the above reasons and at the same time, it takes very less battery usage and is very convenient to use irrespective of where it is being applied.
CAN DARK MODE BE APPLIED TO ALL APPS AT ONCE?
Applying dark mode to all the apps varies from device to device.
In Windows 10, you can add the Dark mode theme to the system as well by simply opening the settings app and then proceeding to the personalization option. You will see a few options, choose colors and select ‘dark’. This will enable the dark mode for all the functions in your windows 10.
Since android versions vary quite significantly, in the latest version you can enable the dark mode for all the apps by heading to the settings and choosing the display option. Slide the toggle option of the dark theme such that it is turned on. Although the versions may vary, you will see the dark mode option under the display option only but the way it gets turned on may slightly vary.
Apple has a customizable dark mode and to turn this on, open the settings and choose Display & Brightness, and select bubble under the Dark option. If you wish to switch between light and dark, you can turn on the Automatic option and also choose a schedule for the same.