How to enable Dark Mode on YouTube

In this article I will show you how to enable the Dark Mode on YouTube, so that it would provide you a better experience when you are watching videos at night. For now, the below hack works only on Google Chrome, but it might become available for other browsers at well.

If you want to enable Dark Mode for YouTube, do the following:

Open Google Chrome and sign in with your YouTube account.

Press Ctrl + Shift + I to open Developer Tools. Another way to open Developer Tools is to go to Chrome’s menu and press More > Developer Tools.

How to enable Dark Mode on YouTube

Next, switch to the Console tab, paste the below code and hit enter: document.cookie=”VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=fPQ4jCL6EiE”

How to enable Dark Mode on YouTube

Next, close Developer Tools and refresh the browser page. On the YouTube front page, click on your profile photo and click the Dark Mode option to enable it.

How to enable Dark Mode on YouTube

How to enable Dark Mode on YouTube

How to enable Dark Mode on YouTube

Next you are good to go. You can now use your YouTube in Dark Mode.

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