Samsung One UI has a system-wide Night mode, here's how to enable it

Samsung One UI has a system-wide Night mode, here's how to enable it
Night mode is something Android users have been clamoring for for quite some time now. Some apps offer their own solution by inverting the typically blindingly-white backgrounds against which everything takes place, but the good majority don't. System-wide Dark themes are also an unfortunate rarity still.

However, this is going to change in Samsung's new One UI, which is based on Android Pie, and has a dedicated Night Mode that's easy on the eyes. Samsung users have been able to apply dark themes in the past, which do alleviate some of the annoyance linked to staring at a white light while in bed late at night, but some parts of the interface are locked to theme makers. With the new Night mode in Samsung One UI, users can finally rest their eyes and enjoy one of the best features of AMOLED displays – the ability to switch black pixels completely off.


Best of all, if you want to reduce eye strain when reading late at night, but otherwise dig the lighter appearance of the UI, you can schedule Night mode to turn on only at a specific time. To enable the new mode, go to Settings > Display, and select Night mode. Alternatively, you can do it from the quick toggles menu by swiping down on the notification bar or ask Bixby to enable Night mode.

And there you have it, you can now use your phone in the dark without wanting to gouge your eyes out! Only if more apps would allow for the same...


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8 Comments

1. tokuzumi

Posts: 1907; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

Looking forward to using a system wide dark theme. I'll definitely enable that full time.

2. squishypanda8

Posts: 46; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

It keeps shutting itself off though

3. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

I hope lower and older models get it too like J5 2016

4. rouyal

Posts: 1583; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

I wouldn’t mind taking it out for a spin, looks sharp. From pictures I’ve seen, it looks like it’s got the same visual style, or language, as stock Pie.

5. Chris_ABN

Posts: 193; Member since: May 16, 2018

I love it on my S9 Plus. I keep it enabled at all times.

7. Sam99

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 15, 2017

Does night mode work with third party app like fb,insta etc Or only system app??

6. cmdacos

Posts: 4220; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Bixby, turn on night mode. Done...

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