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How to quickly activate Smart Color Reversal in iOS, the closest thing to “dark mode

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Color inversion in iOS allows users with accessibility issues to better view the device screen. This has been a feature of iOS for many years, and because it reverses the colors in apps, most of which have a white background… , it creates a kind of dark mode . The problem? The whole screen is in negative, including the photos and videos. The result is therefore not very pleasant.

How to quickly activate Smart Color Reversal in iOS, the closest thing to “dark mode
How to quickly activate Smart Color Reversal in iOS, the closest thing to “dark mode

With iOS 11 however there is a solution to this, and it is called Intelligent Color Reversal, which unlike Color Reversal, does not apply to photos, videos, album art, app icons and other system elements . This smart color inversion does bring us closer to that long-desired dark mode in iOS, although all apps have yet to support it.

If you want to try out Smart Color Reversal and activate it whenever you want quickly, follow these steps:

  1. On your iOS 11 device, open the Settings application
  2. Contact General Accessibility
  3. At the end of it all press Quick function
  4. Choose Smart Color Reversal
  5. Press the Home button three times in succession to activate or deactivate the function

This way, you can use this kind of dark mode that iOS 11 brings. However, as you can see, third party apps don’t yet support the functionality and in many of them you will see the multimedia content in a somewhat strange way. In the system’s apps the use is more widespread, although there are still apps that have not been adapted.

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