1. O_T16's Avatar
    Which do you prefer on the Classic; the black or white background on the CrackBerry app and BBM.

    I prefer the black background.....I feel it saves battery and that it's easier on the eyes.

    Posted via CB10
    02-05-15 08:27 PM
  2. anon(9208252)'s Avatar
    I like the black, but i'm on a passport where i don't think it makes a diff on battery life.
    02-05-15 08:29 PM
  3. IggieX's Avatar
    I like the black background simply because its a little better for my eyes. not bright.

    Posted via Q10 on Simple Mobile
    02-05-15 08:33 PM
  4. Fastmarc's Avatar
    I read somewhere that it doesn't make a difference on LCD screens.

    Posted via CB10
    02-05-15 08:51 PM
  5. FrankUnderwood's Avatar
    There are some apps that look good in a dark theme. CB is definitely one of those. BBM I still prefer the light theme.

    Posted via CB10 on the President Underwood version of the BlackBerry Classic
    02-05-15 09:03 PM
  6. johnnydoesai's Avatar
    I always set CB app to black. It's simply easier on the eyes

    Posted via CB10
    02-05-15 09:12 PM
  7. eji930's Avatar
    All Black errrthannng

    Sent from my: SM-N910T / SQC100-4 with Tapatalk : PIN 2BFBBCE3: T-Mobile 4G LTE
    BerryRipe likes this.
    02-05-15 10:29 PM
  8. bh7171's Avatar
    Black theme is easier on my eyes. Especially at night when in bed reading.

    Posted via CB10
    02-06-15 01:22 AM
  9. donemt's Avatar
    I like it on the black background, definitely better on the eyes

    Posted via CB10
    04-28-15 10:00 PM
  10. Mr4aces's Avatar

    Posted via CB10
    04-29-15 07:30 AM
  11. Zeridialous's Avatar
    I'm the oddball here... I actually prefer the white background for text messaging and BBM since the BlackBerry Hub has a white background, it's less visually jarring when switching between the two views. Even if the BlackBerry Hub had a dark background option I'd probably still stick with the white.

    On a side note, with LCD or IPS LCD displays (such as those on the Z10, Classic, Passport, and Leap) there are no battery savings when using a dark background since those pixels are still considered to be lit up due to the nature of the display technology. The only time that you'll see battery savings from a dark background is on devices with AMOLED displays (such as the Q10 and Z30) since a black pixel isn't lit.
    nah.uhh likes this.
    04-29-15 07:47 AM
  12. macnuss's Avatar
    Dark theme,easier on the eyes

    Typed from the classic.
    04-29-15 08:32 AM
  13. nah.uhh's Avatar
    The responses on this thread are exactly why I been nagging BBM team for dark theme on bbmx since cross playform

    That is the FIRST question I'm always asked, and the first discouraging observation from BBMX users seeing the dark BBM for the first time..
    "How do I.. make mine look like yours? Mine looks so boring/ Yours looks way better!"

    Last edited by nah.uhh; 04-29-15 at 12:16 PM.
    04-29-15 08:37 AM
  14. Mr4aces's Avatar
    Black less strain on eyes at night

    Don't use BBN

    Posted via CB10
    04-29-15 12:15 PM
  15. krazyatom's Avatar
    How to change background color? Mine is set to black for Q10 but z30 is set to white.

    Posted via CB10
    04-29-15 12:25 PM
  16. nah.uhh's Avatar
    How to change background color? Mine is set to black for Q10 but z30 is set to white.

    Posted via CB10
    Cb or BBM? Swipe from top, settings

    04-29-15 12:40 PM
  17. krazyatom's Avatar

    I feel like ***** lol

    Posted via CB10
    04-29-15 02:24 PM
  18. Matty's Avatar
    Yeah for me, 100%. Darker the better much easier on the eyes especially when you have just woken up or night time$

    Posted via BlackBerry Q5 on
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    04-29-15 03:02 PM
  19. Xenolock's Avatar
    Black--all day, all night.

    From a Classic
    04-29-15 07:23 PM
  20. prithvi64's Avatar
    I also prefer dark theme and this is the reason, I am continuing with Z30. Waiting eagerly for full dark Hub but seems, now no hope. It was first rumoured to be in 10.3.1 and then 10.3.2.

    Z30 10.3.2 thru CB10
    04-29-15 07:32 PM
  21. Mmickel Abraham's Avatar
    All dark, dark brings the letters out better.

    Posted via CB10
    04-29-15 11:23 PM

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