Android Q's system-wide Dark Mode could work with some third party apps

Android Q's system-wide Dark Mode could work with some third party apps
As you might have already heard, an early build of Android Q features a system-wide Dark Mode that can be toggled on using a new Dark Mode option in Display Settings. Google thought about those who love viewing web sites and apps with a black background and white text and will allow Android Q users to have "Dark Mode" on at all times. Other options will allow users to have the feature always off, or automatically off in the morning and on at night. We've included in this article several examples of Google's apps and third party apps in Dark Mode as published today by XDA.

Many of Google's own apps now offer a Dark Mode setting including YouTube, Phone, Contacts, News, Maps and more. Some of the reasoning behind offering this is that Google's Material Design, which many of these apps now feature, includes a rather bright white background that can strain users' eyes. Another reason is that with AMOLED panels, black backgrounds are pixels that are turned off and thus do not consume battery life.


In fact, Google is using the battery life saving possibilities to get third party app developers to offer Dark Mode for their wares. Android users are hoping to see more third party apps with the Dark Mode feature. Even better, fans of the look would just love to see third party apps automatically embrace Dark Mode once the Android Q system-wide settings are turned on.

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1. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1549; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

Welcome to 2015 Google, I'm sure Pixel owners will appreciate this.

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