Dark Mode in the Outlook mobile app

It seems like 2019 has been the year of “Dark Mode” when it comes to having black background and white text on various applications and web sites. If you’re a regular user of Outlook on your mobile device, you can take advantage of that feature now. Here’s how to set it up…

Here’s what my iOS version of Outlook looks like in the regular white/light mode. To get to the configuration options, click on Inbox:

Machine generated alternative text:
AT&T 
7:16 AM 
Inbox 
Focused o 
Duff, Thomas 
Filter 
5:56 AM 
Action required: Check to ensure your Sh... 
Book some time on my calendar for 
6 
Friday, and we can go over what you h... 
Yesterday 
Duff, Thomas 
6:05 AM 
21

In the lower left corner, click on the Gear icon:

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AT&T 
o 
7:16 AM 
Office 365 
Favorites 
Inbox 
Inbox 
1. PendingAction 
3. Office 365 Component 
box.com 
External Sites 
Flow Messages 
Iter 
6 
ay

Scroll down to Appearance and click on that option:

Machine generated alternative text:
AT&T 
7:16 AM 
Settings 
Calendar Apps 
Add your favorite apps to your calendar 
Interesting Calendars 
Subscribe to your favorite events 
Add-ins 
Connect your favorite apps and services 
Preferences 
Appearance 
Require Touch ID 
Open Links With 
Open Directions With 
More 
Tell your friends about Outlook 
Microsoft Apps 
Safari> 
Apple Maps)

Here you have the option to use the System Default, or to set Light or Dark mode on a permanent basis:

Machine generated alternative text:
AT&T 
Light 
Dark 
System Default 
7:16 AM 
Appearance

And here’s the result of changing my setting to Dark Mode:

Machine generated alternative text:
AT&T 
Inbox 
Focused Other 
7:16 AM 
Duff, Thomas 
q 900/0 re 
Filter 
5:56 AM 
Action required: Check to ensure your Sh... 
Book some time on my calendar for 
Friday, and we can go over what you h... 
Yesterday 
Duff, Thomas 
6:05 AM 
21

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