How to Switch to Dark Mode in the Apple Music App

The steps in this guide are going to show you how to get the dark mode for the Apple Music app on your iPhone.

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Choose the Display & Brightness option.
  3. Tap the Dark option at the top of the screen.

Dark mode is a popular viewing option for many of the different apps that you use on your computer or on your smartphone. Some apps have their own dedicated dark mode setting, making it easy to switch the display moe for that app.

The iPhone, however, has a dark mode option that applies to the entire device, as well as many of the default apps on the device. Included among the apps that are affected by dark mode is the Music app.

Our guide below will show you how to switch to dark mode on your iPhone and switch your Music app to dark mode as well so that you have the black background on all of the various screens and menus found within the app.

How to Use Dark Mode in the iPhone Music App

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.3. By completing these steps you will be putting your iPhone in dark mode, which will also switch the appearance of some other apps and menus on the device.

Step 1: Open the Settings app.

open the Settings app

Step 2: Select the Display & Brightness option.

open the Display and Brightness menu

Step 3: Tap the circle under Dark to select it and switch to that display mode on the device.

how to switch the iPhone Music app to dark mode

Now when you open the Music app it should look something like the image shown below.

what does dark mode look like in the iPhone Music app

Note that you can switch between Light Mode and Dark Mode at any time. You can also enable an Automatic option which will automatically toggle the device between the two display modes based on the time of day.

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