I want to bookmark Youtube such that every time I open it on google chrome in incognito mode, it opens up with the dark theme already applied.

Side note: The dark theme is applied if I open a new tab in incognito mode and type Youtube.com if I had already applied it in the previous tab.

P.S. : I live on the outskirt of USA and I have an ISP of Canada(because it was cheap). So every time I type youtube.com, it opens up on the Canada server, to avoid this I bookmarked Youtube with the location changed to US and it opens up on the US server(works in incognito).

Is there a similar way for dark theme as well?


This solution seems to work for me:


The query string in the above link: gl=US&theme=dark sets the location to US and theme to dark

Try creating a bookmark with the above URL and see if that does what you're after.

  • It does work thanks a lot you saved my eyes from that crappy white light on that sexy black Oled screen.
    – Valay_17
    Dec 6 '19 at 17:16
  • I just have one problem,now if I open a new tab and open up youtube it isn’t dark mode even though the location is set to US. Can you find a way around??
    – Valay_17
    Dec 8 '19 at 4:24

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