Opera browser lets you apply dark mode to every web page – CNET


The dark mode on Opera’s Android browser is pretty extensive.


If you’ve been looking to inject a little more darkness in your web browsing on Android devices, version 55 of Opera’s browser has the solution. Along with the darkened interface, it can give white sections of web pages a noir look even if they aren’t designed that way, as well as the usual browser dimming tools. 

You can manually tweak the color temperature and schedule dark mode to activate at certain times to reduce the blue light your screen gives off. It also lets you dim the onscreen keyboard, but Android Police notes that the overlay this feature uses is experimental and potentially buggy.

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Opera’s Android Product Manager Stefan Stjernelund noted that the features were designed with the harsh winter months in the company’s native Norway in mind.

“With only a few hours of sunlight each day, we noticed that most of today’s devices’ automatic brightness settings cannot go dark enough, often disturbing everyone’s circadian rhythms,” he wrote in a blog post. “We decided to fix this issue with our browser. This version of Opera allows you to suppress blue light and go super dark.”

Opera didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment on its plans to bring this feature to the iOS version of the app.

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