Users of Google’s multiple platforms are naturally fans of dark themes. Whether it’s Android or other services, a dark mode is always welcome. So a dark mode for the company’s biggest media streaming platform is probably a good idea.
As discovered on Reddit, Google’s YouTube is getting a dark mode. There’s a few steps you need to take to check it out for yourself, but once you have, you’ll enjoy a fresh, dark coat of paint while you stream your favorite videos. You’ll also gain access to the new material design makeover in both regular mode and dark mode.
Here’s how to enable dark mode for YouTube.
Open Google Chrome on either your Mac or Windows PC and visit YouTube.com
Visit developer options by hitting CTRL + Shift + I on Windows or Command + Option + I on Mac
Find and click the “Console” tab
Paste the following command and hit Enter: document.cookie=”VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=fPQ4jCL6EiE”
Close the developer options window
Refresh the webpage
Click on your profile picture
Click the toggle in the drop-down list to activate dark mode