Working on PC or laptop continuously is not only harmful to eyes but also for your body as well because your body remains in unusual posture for a longer period. The same logic applies to those who watch YouTube videos all night long. Watching videos for a long time is even more harmful to your eyes, and that is why YouTube has brought Dark Mode for Chrome on Mac and Windows.
Although the official version of YouTube Dark Mode for Windows is yet to be rolled out but if you wish you can enable Windows 10 Dark Theme quickly and watch your favorite videos on YouTube. For the rest of the Windows OS system and Mac here is the process to enable YouTube Dark or Night Mode.
Step #1. You must have the latest version of Google Chrome i.e. Version 57 and later.
Step #2. Open YouTube in Google Chrome and press Ctrl+Shift+I on Windows and Option+Command+I on Mac to open the developer window.
Note: Windows users can click on the three vertical dots seen on the top right corner of your Chrome and then select ‘More tools’ and then go to ‘Developer tools.’
Step #3. In the Developer tools window, you need to click on the ‘Console button’ next to ‘Elements.’
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Step #6. Next up, click on Dark Mode and then turn on the switch next to “Activate Dark Mode”.
Now you can watch your favorite videos and movies continuously on YouTube without hurting your eyes. You can even use best Keyboard shortcuts for YouTube to get complete control over your viewing.