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       #1  
    Do you prefer the dark or the light theme in WP?
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    I use the dark because it uses less battery. I like the light but the length of battery is way more important. I have dark with red accents.

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    #3  
    Usually have dark with red accent, but switched over to green for a little bit.
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       #4  
    I forgot to say why I like the dark. Because I often use my phone in dark rooms and it is gentler on my eyes. I love the WP dark theme. :-) ....and I use the Nokia Blue accent.

    One thing I think is cool with WP, is that some apps (do all?) change with the theme. I've made my app to have both a dark and light them and changes appropriately.
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    had red from day one , and still kicking.
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    Dark with Mango, Red, Green, or Blue depending on my mood that week. I too prefer dark over light due to ease of reading in low-light situations, but sometimes I just like to switch it up with Mango or Blue. Against the black on an AMOLED screen, the Mango is really kinda cool IMHO.
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    In terms of visual appeal, white is a million times nicer (and I should say, more approachable) than black. However, the front faces of our devices are black, and white drains more battery on AMOLED screens.

    If I had a phone with a completely white front face and LCD screen, I'd definitely go white.
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    I like white, but it's easier (for me) to read white text against a colored background rather than the opposite. My eyes are crap though, so I suppose that's not too unexpected.
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    I'm using HTC radar its slcd so white it is. Coupled with stormtrooper wallpaper is way to go...

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    Quote Originally Posted by poxme View Post
    I'm using HTC radar its slcd so white it is. Coupled with stormtrooper wallpaper is way to go...

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    Do you get a small black border around your screen? Or is it actually seamless between the screen edge and the white front?
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    Yes I do, its pretty normal even with lumia phones. So does with white iphones

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    #12  
    if my phone white then light theme
    black phone or cyan then black theme
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    Even though my phone is black I still love the light theme. I really think it looks nicer and there's no battery concern for LCD screens. Light theme with teal or mango looks great.

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    #14  
    Lately it has been the light theme
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    Dark + Mango or Dark + Blue on AMOLED
    Dark + Red or Light + Teal on sLCD
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    I use dark w/ magenta
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    White hurts my eyes, so I don't use it.
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    Depends. If I'm outside a lot, then light, but usually dark. I find it easier to read in the dark. I've tried most accents too but keep coming back to teal and blue.
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    Changing the color scheme is fun, so I change every few days like changing wallpaper. Actually it's my 4 year olds favorite activity.

    Wish there is a way to change the background from light to dark based on the time of the day automatically. I like white background, but it hurts eye in dark rooms.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sentimentgx4 View Post
    White hurts my eyes, so I don't use it.
    Agree.
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    I use green. The hd7 looks least akward when scrolling/reading things in apps like fuse, etc..
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    I only use dark because I have dust under my screen which is more visible in the light theme. No screen protector here.

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    Dark uses less battery and it's gentle on the eyes....so using a dark team. :)
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    On an AMOLED screen, dark makes sense. On a non-AMOLED screen, dark doesn't use any less battery, and light looks great. :)
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    #25  
    Quote Originally Posted by poxme View Post
    Yes I do, its pretty normal even with lumia phones. So does with white iphones
    Yep, I know. One of the advantages of black is you get this illusion of the screen being a part of the front face of the device, which doesn't exist with the white theme when you get a black border around it. I wish someone would create a seamless white device.
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