Apple Music app soon to receive dark mode on Android devices

Apple Music app soon to receive dark mode on Android devices
Unlike Google, Apple is a bit slower when it comes to adding dark mode to its Android apps, but that's quite understandable. If you happen to use Apple Music on your Android smartphone, you'll be pleased to know that an upcoming update will bring the long-awaited dark mode.

If you want to try it out before Apple makes it available to everyone, you can install the beta version of the app via the Play Store. The guys at 9to5mac have recently spotted a new update to Apple Music beta, which adds not only a dark theme but also several features from iOS 13.

Apart from dark mode, the update will also add the redesigned Now Playing UI and time-synced lyrics, which lets users follow along with their favorite music as it plays. The time-synced lyrics feature comes with appealing animations to make following along more fun, as well as some gesture controls that will allow you to jump to your favorite verse.

Apple hasn't yet committed to a release date for this update, but there's a high chance that the new update will be pushed out around the same time Apple releases iOS 13 in the fall.

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10 Comments

1. oldskool50

Posts: 1323; Member since: Mar 29, 2019

Who with an Android phone has Apple Music installed? You would have to be crazy when Google Music and Spotify offer far and away more for the same price.

2. AbhiD

Posts: 720; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

LOL What? OnePlus 7 here with Apple Music installed on my phone alongside Spotify(Modded).

3. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1175; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

I have a Huawei P30 Pro with Apple Music installed. Plenty of us. Often times albums and singles come out first on Apple Music and also the Music documentaries are awesome.

4. midan

Posts: 2708; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

Millions of people, Apple music downloads are over 10 million. Also Apple music offers 40% more music than spotify (i bet you didn't knew this) So i dont know what you mean by offering far more.

5. cmdacos

Posts: 4100; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

There are lots of people that are fine with the average experience apple music brings in comparison, but you're right, for value, there are far better options.

6. Shkselectah

Posts: 44; Member since: Jun 26, 2018

we don’t need the apple music on android. This is a step back to use anything from apple

7. midan

Posts: 2708; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

Then why the app has over 10 million downloads? and most votes are 5 star.

8. Shkselectah

Posts: 44; Member since: Jun 26, 2018

rating 3.5 few people like it on android

9. midan

Posts: 2708; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

it has lot of 1 star ratings from bitter insecure android boys. Those 1 star ratings came right away when the app launched for android. It's really silly and sad. There was even news about this "Android users’ most hilariously angry one-star Apple Music reviews" Apple music is actually best rated Apple app in Play Store.

10. iloveapps

Posts: 855; Member since: Mar 21, 2019

Good thing apple still update their android apps. Apple offers more music than spotify. With their family sharing plan, its a great value. No ads ever

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