May 24, 2022
Gmail dark mode

Gmail Starts Pushing Out its Dark Mode Option

The Gmail dark theme is now officially making its way out to the public, for both Android and iOS devices, Google has announced via tweet…

Dark mode is becoming commonplace among apps. It’s available on a number of mobile platforms. But, there’s been noticeable holdouts, including the Google app, the Play Store, Google Maps, and Gmail. Now, the latter is finally getting a dark theme of its own.

Gmail Dark Mode is Now Live

The option first began to appear with a limited group of users via a server-side roll out earlier this month. At the time, users on version 2019.08.18.267 are beginning to see the option, which helps to save battery and reduce stress on the eyes.

Now, it’s coming to Android and iOS. (Android 10 and iOS 13 users who already have dark mode toggled on will see it automatically. Additionally, Pixel owners using battery saver mode will likewise automatically see it.)

To enable dark mode for Gmail, simply open the app and go to Settings and tap on Theme to activate it. The feature is scheduled to roll out over the next fifteen days.

William Boleys

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