2 Best Method To Enable YouTube Dark Theme On Any Android 2018

Best Method To Enable YouTube Dark Theme On Any Android

Youtube is very popular nowadays and millions of people use the Youtube app worldwide on their Android smartphone but unfortunately, youtube has currently run on the white theme and many users do not like the white theme instead of they want to use YouTube dark theme. With the help of the dark theme on YouTube, a user can enjoy the favorite videos in the low light environment which enhance the user experience.

Officially, YouTube does not announce that when they roll out the YouTube app with the dark theme enable support. But a user can install and enjoy the YouTube videos in the dark theme mode as well as the YouTube dark theme also support the Blocks all YouTube ADs, Background playback, Force VP9(or HDR) or vice versa, Override Max Resolution, Pinch to Zoom on all devices, Casting togglable, Togglable Theme (White/Dark/Black), PiP (Oreo Only), Video window new or old style, Repeat video feature, Preferred Resolution & Speed feature.

*This is Unofficial Method and App Does not harm your device. So, Follow below process and enable the Youtube dark theme on any android.

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Method 1: Enable YouTube Dark Theme Using ADB Tool (Root)

  1. Firstly, Update the YouTube app from the Google Play Store.
  2. Install and run the ADB tool on the Pc, if you don’t know about ADB tool then, check out our post on How To Install ADB ON WINDOWS.
  3. Download the YoutubeDarkTheme.zip and extract it and place it in the platform-tools folder where the ADB binary is located.
  4. Open the command prompt where the ADB directory is located and enter the following command based on your OS.
    Windows Command Prompt: adb restore YouTubeDarkTheme_XDA.ab
    Windows Power Shell: .\adb restore YouTubeDarkTheme_XDA.ab
    macOS Terminal: ./adb restore YouTubeDarkTheme_XDA.ab
    Linux Terminal: ./adb restore YouTubeDarkTheme_XDA.ab
  5.  A message appear that to unlock your phone and confirm the restore operation.
  6. On your smartphone, you should see a fullscreen prompt requesting you approve a “full restore of all data.” Accept it without entering a password (the file we made doesn’t need one). Pressing “Restore My Data” will not wipe or replace any of your phone’s data (except YouTube’s settings).
  7. After a few minutes, Rebbot your smartphone.
  8. Done! You have successfully enabled the dark theme mode on android smartphone.

Source:- Xda Developers

Enable YouTube Dark Theme

Method 2: Enable YouTube Dark Theme Using YouTube Mod App (Non-Root)

YouTube dark mode theme


  1. Download the Mod YouTube app for Android from here.
  2. Unzip the app in the Android smartphone by using the 7-Zip app.
  3. After unzipping of the app just install the app in your Smartphone. (Make sure that Unknown source is enabled on your smartphone.
  4. Open the Moded app and click on your profile picture on the top right corner.
  5. Open Settings and Open Advanced Settings.
  6. Open Layout Settings and Toggle ON Dark watch & Dark theme.
  7. Done! You have successfully enabled the dark theme mode on android smartphone.

Features Of Youtube Mod App:-

Blocks all YouTube ADs (some options are togglable)
Background playback feature
Force VP9(or HDR) or vice versa
Override Max Resolution
Pinch to Zoom on all devices
Casting togglable (can be forced off)
Togglable Theme (White/Dark/Black)
PiP (Oreo Only)
Video window new or old style
Repeat video feature
Preferred Resolution & Speed feature


With the help of these 2 tricks a user (rooted and non-rooted) can enjoy the Youtube Videos in the dark theme mode. Both the method is helpful and does not harm your device ultimately.

If you have any doubt or can’t perform this trick then, comment below our team shortly replied and solved your problem.





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