Gmail Is Finally Getting Dark Mode On Android And iOS

Gmail Is Finally Getting Dark Mode On Android And iOS
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Earlier this year Google announced that a system-wide dark theme would be arriving for Android 10 and Pie.

Some apps have already began receiving the feature – including Google Pay, Google Fit and Files by Google.

Now it looks like your inbox will be getting the dark treatment.

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Google has officially announced its dark theme is coming to Android and iOS. It will begin rolling out from today and will continue to do so over the next fifteen days.

It’s worth noting that Google has stated that it could potentially take longer than fifteen days for some feature visibility.

This is how you can enable it, according to Google.

Android 10

  • In your Android Display system setting, set your device to Dark theme”Gmail will automatically respect the system default setting.
  • On Pixel, when Battery Saver is enabled, Gmail will default to Dark theme automatically.
  • Or, in Gmail go to Settings > Theme and select “Dark”.

iOS

For iOS 11 or 12, enable Dark theme by going to Settings > Dark Theme.

For iOS 13:

  • Set your device to dark theme in iOS Settings, and Gmail, by default, will automatically respect the system default setting.
  • Or, in Gmail go to Settings > Theme and select “Dark”.