Finally, after waiting for a long time, Samsung is rolling the latest Android 10 updates on Samsung S10 and Note 10 lineups. As promised, One UI 2 is a part of the Android 10 update. Undoubtedly, just like One UI, the One UI 2 is likely to win the hearts of people. Starting with the dark mode, several Google apps are now supporting dark mode in One UI 2 enabled Galaxy phone. From Android 10, dark mode will be enabled by default on most of Google’s apps. So, depending upon your theme, Google apps will change to light or dark theme.
What if you don’t want a particular app to use in a dark theme? Yes, there’s way, through few Google apps allows us to enable and disable dark mode manually. In this tutorial, we will show you what are the Google’s official apps that support dark mode and how to enable dark mode manually on One UI 2.
- 1 What are the Google Apps that don’t have manual support for Dark mode?
- 2 How to enable Dark Mode on Google Apps on One UI 2/Android 10
- 2.0.1 Google Chrome
- 2.0.2 Gmail
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- 2.0.4 Google Maps
- 2.0.5 Google Calendar
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- 2.0.8 YouTube
- 2.0.9 Google Drive
- 2.0.10 Google Duo
- 2.0.11 Google News
- 2.0.12 Google Contacts
- 2.0.13 Google Play Games
- 2.0.14 Google Calculator
What are the Google Apps that don’t have manual support for Dark mode?
As I said, there are few apps that still don’t have support to turn on and off dark mode manually. Their dark mode will always change and depend upon your device’s settings. If you have enabled dark mode in Samsung phone from the Settings app, then these apps will also appear dark. Hopefully, in the coming days, Google gives control to manually enable and disable dark mode.
- Google Photos
- Google Translate
- Google Keep
- Google Play Store
- Google Play Movies
- Google Play Music
- Google Assistant
- Google Home
- Android Messages
- Files by Google
How to enable Dark Mode on Google Apps on One UI 2/Android 10
Now, let’s take a look at the Google Apps that allows us to manually change the dark mode despite the device’s default settings.
Google Chrome app doesn’t have any official support for dark mode. However, you can force the Chrome app to enable dark mode. Visit the complete tutorial on How to enable dark mode on the Chrome app.
Open the Gmail app > Tap on Three Horizontal lines > Settings > Go to General settings. Find the Theme option and Change it to Dark mode.
Google Maps, automatically goes dark when during night time. However, you can still force the Maps app to turn on dark mode, like, Open Maps app then tap Settings and Navigation settings. Scroll down and under Color scheme and switch it to Night.
Likewise, open the Settings of the app and then General settings > Theme option.
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Open the YouTube app > Tap on your Account icon > Settings > General > Turn on Dark theme.
Google Drive app > Settings > Change theme.
Google Duo app > Settings > Switch theme to dark.
Google News app > Settings > General > Dark theme.
Google Contacts app > Settings > Theme option.
Google Play Games
Google Play Games app > Settings > Use system default theme. Choose the theme that you would want.
Google Calculator app > More options > Select theme.