Google has added a new feature to that dramatically transforms the look of the site.

Dark Mode swaps YouTube’s classic white-and-red theme for black, and also tweaks the user interface.

requires a little bit of fiddling, but the entire process takes less than a minute.

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It’s currently only available on the website, and not the app.

Here’s how to activate YouTube’s Dark Mode on :

    It’s a bold, unfamiliar new look that’s likely to divide opinion, but its novelty hasn’t worn off for me quite yet.

    Major sites and services have slowly started introducing their own versions of a ‘Dark’ or ‘Night’ mode over recent months, including and .

    Hopefully it won’t be long before the YouTube app gets the same functionality.


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