Install System Wide Dark Mode Theme for iOS 12 on iPhone [No Jailbreak]


With a growing number of user interest in dark themes, Cydia developers are trying hard to release such themes for most of the apps. Recently, a new Dark Mode theme is released for iOS 12. This theme will apply the popular dark mode or theme across the whole iOS 12 on your new iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPad Air or iPad Mini. Intrigued? Well, lets find out more about it.

Dark Theme Mode iOS 12

Dark themes became very popular few months ago when popular apps like Facebook and WhatsApp released their dark themes. The purpose of these themes was to provide a better view at night times so our eyes can relax. It is very good from the medical point of view. Now with the release of dark themes by popular apps, this idea became very famous.


Apple has already included dark themes (system wide) in macOS Mojave. However, the fruit company didn’t include system wide dark theme or mode in iOS 12. Not sure what may be the reason behind this, but this is strange. Though there is dark themes for individual apps like iBooks etc.

Download System Wide Dark Theme Mode for iOS 12 without Jailbreak

In this tutorial, you will learn through step by step on how to install and enable system-wide dark theme on your iPhone or iPad running on iOS 12 without jailbreaking it.

System Wide Dark Theme Mode for iOS 12

Please note that system wide dark theme for iOS 12 is compatible with:

  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8 Plus/8
  • iPhone 7 Plus/7
  • iPhone 6S
  • iPad Air
  • iPad Mini

To enable dark theme mode system wide on your iPhone or iPad, simply turn on Smart invert color option. For that, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Launch Settings app and go to General.

Step 2: Go to Accessibility options and go to Display Accommodations.

Step 3: Turn on the Invert Colors option.

That’s it. You have successfully implemented or turned on system-wide dark theme or mode on iOS 12 without jailbreaking it on iPhone X, XS Max or older mobiles. Since iPhone X and above have OLED display, the dark theme for iOS 12 looks gorgeous and also saves battery life.

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