How to Play Among Us in Black and White

Among Us was launched back in 2018 but has only managed to rise the ranks of popularity recently thanks to the pandemic. With its cross-platform capability, simple graphics, and intricate gameplay, many people around the world have started playing the game daily. Among Us relies on colors so that you can correctly identify the imposter among your group. But what if you couldn’t see colors? Things would be more complicated then.

Many YouTubers have started playing Among Us in black and white which has resulted in hilarious scenarios and gameplay sequences. If you too, would like to join in on the fun, then here is how you can play Among Us in black and white.

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How to play Among Us in Black and White

There is no in-game setting that will allow you to play Among Us in black and white but there are device-specific settings that you can alter on most platforms to play the game in Grayscale. Let’s take a look at the procedure.

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Click on the ‘Start’ icon in the bottom left corner of your screen.

Now type and search for ‘Color filters’. Click on the option in the search results.

Switch the toggle on for ‘Color Filters’ in Windows.

Select ‘Grayscale’ below the toggle.

Your entire Windows layout will now be grayscale and so will Among Us when you launch it next. Simply turn off the toggle for color filters when you are done playing and you will be reverted to your normal colors.

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On Android

Open ‘Settings’ on your Android device and tap on ‘About’.

Now tap your ‘Build Number’ numerous times and Developer mode should be enabled on your device.

Go back to ‘Settings’ and tap on ‘System’.

Tap on ‘Advanced’.

Next tap on ‘Developer options’.

Now scroll down to the ‘Hardware Accelerated Rendering’ section and tap on ‘Simulate color space’.

Tap and select ‘Monochromacy’ as your color space.

All of Android will now be grayscale. You can now launch Among Us and play the game in black and white with your friends. Simply toggle ‘Simulate Color Space’ to ‘Disabled’ once you are done playing to return to your normal colors.

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On iOS

Open the ‘Settings’ app and tap on ‘Accessibility’.

Now tap on ‘Display and text size’.

Scroll down and tap on ‘Color Filters’.

Turn on the toggle for Color filters.

Tap and select ‘Grayscale’ from the options at the bottom.

And that’s it. The entire iOS layout will now be black and white. You can now launch and play Among Us with your friends in black and white. Once you are done, simply toggle off-color filters and the normal colors will be restored for iOS.

We hope this guide helped you easily play Among Us with your friends in black and white. If you have any more questions or face any issues during the process, feel free to reach out to us using the comments section below.


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