Activate YouTube’s Hidden Dark Mode

Written by Sakthi Tharan

Now, you can semi-officially enjoy Youtube’s Dark UI mode with a little hack told by Owen from ‘ChargedTech’. This is a simple hack, won’t affect your youtube account in anyway if something goes wrong. ‘Dark Mode’ is going to be a official feature soon after Youtube rollout their new UI version soon.

  1. Visit “youtube.com” in chrome with latest update
  2. Open ‘Developer Tools’ (or press ‘F12’)
  3. Switch to ‘Console’ tab
  4. paste this “document.cookie=”VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE=fPQ4jCL6EiE” (without quotes)

    Add the code in console after entering to dev options in chrome

  5. Close ‘Developer Tools’
  6. Refresh
  7. Click Avatar (at top right corner)

    This menu pops up once you click your avatar on top right corner

  8. Choose ‘Dark Mode’

Voila, Enjoy the Dark paint on Youtube.. 🙂  Please Comment if you want to say anything….

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Sakthi Tharan

Alpha Geek | Blogger by interest | Former Web Developer & Designer | Research Scholar | Likes to share what he learned.