Movie lovers mostly prefer night time to watch their favourite movies on Apple TV. The streaming device from Apple is now updated with the tvOS 11. However, in its tvOS 10 update, Apple has rolled out an important feature; by using this feature, users were able to use Apple TV in darker-lit rooms. A step further, Apple has introduced a better feature in tvOS 11; as per this feature, you can set Apple TV to switch between light and dark mode automatically.

This new feature was launched on September 2017, and with this, Apple TV users can easily change light and dark mode automatically on their Apple TV devices. You can enjoy this feature on any Apple TV supported by tvOS 11 or later version.

How to Set Apple TV to Automatically Switch Between Light and Dark Mode

How to Set Apple TV to Automatically Switch Between Light and Dark Mode

Step #1: Launch Settings on your Apple TV.

Step #2: Now tap on General and then select Appearance.

Step #3: Here, you need to select appearance of user interface.

  • Light: It is a default appearance.
  • Dark: When you enable Dark home screen background and menus, you can easily read movie posters, icons and other details at night.
  • Automatic: This will make Apple TV switch its appearance from Light mode (during day) to Dark mode (during night).

As said earlier, gamers and movie freaks would love this Dark mode when they consume their favourite contents during night.

Since this ‘Automatic’ feature switches between Light and Dark mode as per the time of the day, you must set the Time Zone turn to Always: Settings  General  Privacy  Location Services. This will enable your tvOS to decide your local time.

How to Toggle Between Light Mode and Dark Mode on Apple TV Using Siri

For lethargic souls, they wouldn’t like the idea of using fingers to switch between Light and Dark mode on Apple TV; instead, they would like to wag their tongue. In this case, you can use Siri to change between Light and Dark mode on Apple TV.

At any time in the day, you can press the Siri button on your Apple TV remote and speak, “Dark Mode” or “Light Mode”.

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