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iOS 13: Automatic Dark Mode & Watch Sync Beta

Posted by Jesse Herlitz on Sep 23, 2019

Version 2019.11

iOS 13 is here, and we’re ready to roll. Alongside some foundational compatibility support, we’re happy to announce that Night Mode can be set up to listen to Apple’s system dark mode setting. Head on over to Settings (pause to enjoy some new icons) → Night Mode, and select Use System Appearance to enable this functionality.

We’d also like to let you know that as of today, night mode is available for free to everyone who updates to the latest version.

For all of you wonderful Castro Plus subscribers out there, we wanted to offer you a sneak peek into more iOS 13 & watchOS 6 features we’ve been working on, the first of which is Apple Watch Sync. If you’d like early access to this Castro Plus feature, download the latest update, sign up for Castro Plus, and then head on into settings where you’ll see the option to join our beta program. Be sure to upgrade your watch to watchOS 6 as well.


Apple Watch Sync will be a Castro Plus Subscriber Exclusive. You’ll still however be able to use the remote control functionality of the watch app for free.

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