View Poll Results: Should Apple make a 'dark theme'?

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  • Yes

    63 90.00%
  • No

    5 7.14%
  • Meh, I don't really care

    2 2.86%
  1. bgriff25's Avatar
    I'd just like to see the old keyboard back!
    11-22-2013 08:06 PM
  2. mpagano37's Avatar
    I would like a change. A way to personalize it more. A dark theme would be great.
    11-22-2013 08:49 PM
  3. ZanKuvy's Avatar
    Definitely, variety is always appreciated.
    11-22-2013 09:19 PM
  4. alexgsrubio's Avatar
    I will give a go to a dark theme!! It's all too white and the overall design is way too thin. I don't like the new design. Poorly crafted. If there would be another tweeks to make this more usable I would gladly jailbreak my device for the first time.
    11-22-2013 10:42 PM
  5. BlackBerry Guy's Avatar
    Absolutely. For me, it's easier on the eyes and aesthetically pleasing

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 4
    11-22-2013 11:50 PM
  6. rayz336's Avatar
    Yes for a dark theme in iOS 7!
    11-23-2013 12:05 AM
  7. travis_valkyrie's Avatar
    Doesn't it already have a dark theme?

    Light theme
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    Dark theme
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    Oh wait that's windows phone, but what's the difference? Lol bad-dum tss!
    11-23-2013 12:09 AM
  8. allthingspixel's Avatar
    You can simulate a dark theme right now: Settings > General > Accessibility > Invert Colors.
    bgriff25 likes this.
    11-23-2013 01:12 AM
  9. PieCal's Avatar
    Dark theme would be great and it would probably increase battery life a bit.
    11-23-2013 02:28 AM
  10. swarlos's Avatar
    I'd just like to see the old keyboard back!
    Really!? I love the design of the keyboard in iOS 7 especially the dark keyboard.

    Doesn't it already have a dark theme?

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    Oh wait that's windows phone, but what's the difference? Lol bad-dum tss!
    Fugly!

    I would love to see an option for a dark theme definitely. It would be awesome if Apple opened up more of the os for the dev community to allow cools things like themes, different icons and the like.
    11-23-2013 03:43 AM
  11. Darryl Brian's Avatar
    Absolutely, the white is too blinding!
    11-23-2013 06:02 AM
  12. Darryl Brian's Avatar
    Actually, a khaki theme would be perfect but I doubt that would ever happen.
    Last edited by Darryl Brian; 11-24-2013 at 09:00 AM.
    11-23-2013 06:08 AM
  13. PrettiiBadOne419's Avatar
    Yess!! I have been hoping that Apple would make or allow a dark theme !!! helps on battery (I LOVED it on my Blackberry Z10 - just didn't love the Z10).
    11-23-2013 07:15 AM
  14. EauRouge's Avatar
    Having the choice would be great! bring it on!
    11-23-2013 09:04 AM
  15. drop_d_00's Avatar
    They should make a darker theme. It would be nice for it to automatically between them for night and day, like a car GPS does.
    11-23-2013 09:13 AM
  16. bgriff25's Avatar
    Really!? I love the design of the keyboard in iOS 7 especially the dark keyboard..
    What dark keyboard are you talking about? All I have is the blinding white one.
    11-23-2013 10:57 AM
  17. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    What dark keyboard are you talking about? All I have is the blinding white one.
    Its part of the iOS 7.1 beta for developers.
    bgriff25 and mbar9607 like this.
    11-23-2013 11:01 AM
  18. zdn1042's Avatar
    Yes, please. Had to lower my brightness a few notches because there's too much white with iOS7.
    11-23-2013 01:39 PM
  19. swarlos's Avatar
    What dark keyboard are you talking about? All I have is the blinding white one.
    Swipe down on the home screen to bring up spotlight, there it is.


    Carried by a raven from the Wall.
    11-23-2013 03:17 PM
  20. PieCal's Avatar
    Here's an idea. Instead of a "dark theme" they should extend the wallpaper color to all apps just like the home screen/folders takes on the color/hues of the wallpaper you select.
    11-23-2013 05:20 PM
  21. bsbabcock's Avatar
    I've done dark on android for a long time. White and some shades of gray are a nice change for me actually. But I think they could use some more shades or semi-transparent work in iOS 7.

    Trick is if it's too contrasty it's fatiguing. One example is fantastical 2. The red banner is a bit of an eye burner compared to everything else. It's almost a deal-breaker. A pleasing UI to one may be bitter to others.

    I'm just glad I'm on iOS which looks the same on all devices and simply works without all the bloat and having to comb XDA for the latest rom to fix what the manufacturers skinned OS didn't.
    11-24-2013 01:57 PM
  22. KekoaLani's Avatar
    I made my own using PhotoShop because the wallpaper needs to be 744 x 1392 in order properly surround the rows of icons. I used my favorite blue gradient icon skin from Pimp Your Screen that worked great with my iPhone 5 in iOS 6, but wouldn't work in 7 unless I turned off zoom. I like the zoom feature! I emailed Pimp Your Screen in hopes they would update their iOS7 icon skins. They said they would try to figure out a possible solution. I would include a photo of mine, but I am not sure how to do it with this new iMore App. The icon skin looks great because the blue gradients surround each of the light icons, and you can read each icon title clearly with a dark blue background. If someone tells me how to add a photo to a post I will add one. If they want a jpg to try on their iPhone 5s they could email me at Blurcat8@gmail.com.
    11-24-2013 03:29 PM
  23. Premium1's Avatar
    You can simulate a dark theme right now: Settings > General > Accessibility > Invert Colors.
    The only thing is that inverts the colors for everything, making pictures and other icons look weird. If they had the option to do that for just certain parts of the OS it would be perfect.
    11-24-2013 08:39 PM
  24. Exsurgo's Avatar
    Darker colors use less battery too correct??
    11-24-2013 10:37 PM
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