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LinkedIn getting a dark mode according to app researcher

What you need to know

  • LinkedIn could be getting a dark mode in the future.
  • An app researcher spotted dark mode code in the Android version of LinkedIn.
  • The app's dark mode is still in very early stages.

LinkedIn for Android could gain a dark mode in the near future, according to a new report. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong spotted an unreleased dim color option while going through the app's code via CNet.

Wong shared a blog post on the findings and highlighted that "This Dark Mode appears to be in an early stage of development, understandably."

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Dark modes are very popular among mobile users who use their phone in low-light settings in which a bright white screen can feel blinding. If the app gets a dark mode, you'll be able to search for a job or contact a colleague at night more easily.

Sean Endicott
Sean Endicott

Sean Endicott is the news writer for Windows Central. If it runs Windows, is made by Microsoft, or has anything to do with either, he's on it. Sean's been with Windows Central since 2017 and is also our resident app expert. If you have a news tip or an app to review, hit him up at