Google Calendar update adds Dark Mode on Android

Google Calendar update adds Dark Mode on Android
Google has just announced that the long-awaited dark mode is now rolling out on Android for two of its apps: Calendar and Keep. Ahead of Android Q's release, Google has decided to bring dark mode to many apps. We learned last week that Google Keep will be getting the feature, but Calendar is a bit of a surprise.

The announcement contains a couple of screenshots showing the both Calendar and Keep apps with dark mode enabled. If you want to start using it on Google Calendar, you should head to Settings / General / Theme, and select Dark mode. It's much easier to enable it in Google Keep; simply go to Settings and choose Enable Dark Mode.

Now, it's worth mentioning that dark mode for Calendar is only supported on device running Android Nougat and higher. Also, if you have Android Q preview installed on your phone, you'll be able to set the entire OS in dark mode by default. The same goes for Google Keep with one exception, dark mode will work on all devices powered by Android Lollipop and later.

According to Google, the update that brings dark mode to Calendar and Keep apps will be rolled out to compatible Android devices over the course of 15 days. The rollout has already begun on May 16 for Google Calendar, while Google Keep will get it starting today, May 20.

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3 Comments

1. d1g1te

Posts: 59; Member since: Oct 04, 2016

Come on Google give us true black theme for AMOLED displays. Thanks :)

2. ermond012

Posts: 24; Member since: Sep 13, 2013

Finally. Hoping to get it soon. But dark mode for Gmail is the real deal. :D

3. JRPG_Guy

Posts: 130; Member since: Jan 13, 2019

The update isn't available for me (;_;)

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