Dark theme in iOS 13 on iPhone and iPad: how to enable and configure automatic scheduled switching

It’s no secret to anyone, that the appeared dark theme of the iOS interface was designed by Apple developers a few years ago. But she came out only with iOS 13.

It’s easy to understand the reasons for this delay – Apple has done a great job. It was easy to simply repaint the interface elements in black. But the designers adapted the entire design of iOS to the requirements of the new color scheme. The result was spectacular.

How to switch a dark theme on iPhone or iPad: 3 ways

You can activate a night theme in iOS 13 in several ways.

Method 1

The fastest way involves using «Control room», in which press with force on the indicator of the brightness level of the screen and in the window that appears, click on the theme switching icon.

Method 2

You can switch between dark and light themes through the application «Settings». Go to the section «Screen and brightness» and choose the appropriate design.


Method 3

Besides, installation of a dark theme is also possible at the initial setup stage of a new (or after restoring factory settings) iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

Setting a dark theme in iOS to automatically switch depending on the time of day

You can not just activate a night theme, but also set up its automatic activation based on the principle of Night Shift mode. The user has the ability to set the time interval of activity in the theme settings and work with it in the dark. This will help reduce eye strain and reduce the effects of blue on the retina. Bright glow interferes with melatonin production, responsible for just a dream.

The dark theme is configured on the Settings path → «Screen and brightness».

IOS 13 has a lot of interesting innovations, but a nightly theme – the most noticeable of them. For her, Apple adapted all regular applications, keyboard and even App Store. Working with gadgets will be much more comfortable, eye fatigue will decrease.