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This article was published on March 12, 2019

How to turn on Slack’s dark mode on iOS and Android

How to turn on Slack’s dark mode on iOS and Android
Ivan Mehta
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Ivan Mehta

Ivan covers Big Tech, India, policy, AI, security, platforms, and apps for TNW. That's one heck of a mixed bag. He likes to say "Bleh." Ivan covers Big Tech, India, policy, AI, security, platforms, and apps for TNW. That's one heck of a mixed bag. He likes to say "Bleh."

Slack‘s finally rolling out its dark mode on its iOS and Android apps. We’ll show you how to turn on the dark mode, but first make sure that you’ve got the latest version of the app.

 

iOS

  • Open the Slack app on your phone.
  • Swipe left to open the sidebar and head to Settings.
  • Turn on the dark mode toggle as shown below to apply the dark theme.
Dark Mode on iOS

Android

In case you’ve not received an app update in the Play Store, head to APKMirror to install this version of the app to get the dark mode.

  • Open the overflow menu by tapping three dots on the upper-right side.
  • Head to Settings> General.
  • Tap on Dark Mode to turn the dark mode on. The app will restart in order to apply the dark mode.
Dark Mode on Slack for Android

Sadly, the dark mode is not available for Slack’s desktop apps at the moment, but the company tweeted that it’s working on it. Hopefully, we’ll see this feature soon.

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