How to control the dark mode in iOS 12’s Books app

Apple's iBooks application became the Books app in iOS 12 and has become much better. From the library to the integrated bookstore, it's better in every respect. It even has a dark mode, ideal for sailing and reading late at night.

But the dark mode of Books does not work as you might think. For example, how to enable and disable dark mode in Dickens?

How to disable dark mode in the iOS 12 Books app

I wrote this handbook after spending much too much time trying to turn off the dark mode in Books. Dark mode is fine, but I can further reduce the brightness of the screen in normal lighting mode, while still reading comfortably. On the non-OLED iPad, this means a better battery life, as well as a better eye life for me.

Sometimes Books is in dark mode, sometimes in light. How do we change that? There are no settings built into the application and the Books section of the Settings app does not help you either. The answer is that you can not change the light / dark mode manually.

Where can you go? The dark mode of Books is completely automatic. When the light in the room is weak, it goes into dark mode and vice versa. Thus, the only way to manually switch is to turn on the light in the room or to orient the iPad (or the iPhone) so that its ambient light sensor receives a bath of light.

You can manually set the dark mode during playback

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Fortunately, you can manually adjust the display settings when you read a book. The automatic settings above only apply to library and magazine views. When playing, just tap the aA icon at the top right of the screen to choose from the views you usually have. To use in the Safari Drive view.

This is where you choose a font, clear / dark / sepia / gray views, switch the auto night theme (read-only), change the font size, and enable scrolling (read a book as a book). Web page).

Bonus trick: use a keyboard

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If you have a keyboard connected to your iPad or iPhone, you can use it to control the application. To see the available shortcut commands, hold down the key for a moment, the overlay will appear. You can use the keyboard to flip through pages and skip chapters. change the font size; and add a bookmark.

If you have not already done so, you should remove books. Even if you do not want to shop in the Books bookstore, it's still a great place to organize your PDF and EPUB files, as well as your audio books.

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