The WhatsApp Switch to Dark Mode Scam
Now turn your what's app in dark mode for the first time!
The fake website asks WhatsApp users to share the post in order to activate the WhatsApp Dark Mode. But, doing so will not activate the Dark Mode, it will only spread the fake and phishing WhatsApp websites to other users. To enable WhatsApp Dark Mode, please see the instructions below. Remember, you will never need to share a post in order to enable Dark Mode, therefore, if you are asked to do so, it is a scam.
WhatsApp users who have already shared the scam are asked to delete the post and share this article with your friends and family to help info them.
How to Enable WhatsApp Dark Mode
- Open WhatsApp, then tap More options > Settings > Chats > Theme.
- Select from the following options:
- Dark: Turn dark mode on.
- Light: Turn dark mode off.
- System default: Enable WhatsApp dark mode to match your device settings. Go to device Settings > Display > turn Dark theme on or off.