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Dark Mode in iOS and iPadOS 13.1

Apple has finally introduced Dark Mode for iPhones and iPads. Aspects of the operating system, such as Settings, Keyboard, built-in apps, like Calendar, Reminders, Contacts, Messages, Maps and any 3rd party app that supports Dark Mode now have the option for a dark appearance.

To enable Dark Mode

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Tap on Display & Brightness.
  3. Under Appearance, choose Dark.

To set up a scheduled Dark Mode

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Tap on Display & Brightness.
  3. Under Appearance, enable Automatic.
  4. Tap on Options.
  5. You can select Sunset to Sunrise or a Custom Schedule by setting the desired time for Light Appearance and Dark Appearance.

Dynamic wallpapers and Wallpaper Dimming

Along with the Dark Mode,  Apple introduced dimming of wallpapers when Dark Mode is enabled. To enable wallpaper dimming:
  1. Open Settings.
  2. Tap on Wallpapers.
  3. Enable Dark Appearance Dims Wallpaper
Dynamic wallpapers are wallpapers that change look depending on whether the current appearance of the phone is light or dark. To select the dynamic wallpapers:
  1. Open Settings.
  2. Tap on Wallpapers.
  3. Tap on Stills.
  4. Tap on any wallpaper that has the circle on it as seen below.

Dark Mode in Control Centre
You can enable and disable Dark Mode by swiping down to bring Control Centre into view, then tap and hold the Brightness icon, and then tap on the Dark Mode icon.

You can also add a separate Dark Mode icon to the Control Centre as follows:
  1. Open Settings.
  2. Tap on Control Centre.
  3. Tap on Customise Controls.
  4. Under More Controls, tap on Dark Mode.

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