For a long time dark mode has been one of our customers most asked for features on both iOS and Android. It saves the battery life on your phone and makes reading in the dark a little easier on your eyes. I worked alongside Wayne Sun and Miles Fitzgerald to craft an experience that would be consistent across Outlook Mobile products, and that would influence the rest of the Microsoft Mobile apps. It has been a challenging and rewarding experience, and I'm pleased to see the positive response from our users.
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