Google Contacts 3.2 provides darkish theme, respects system Evening mode in Android Pie

Following last week’s encouragement that apps undertake darkish themes to preserve battery life, Google Contacts is the most recent Android consumer to realize one. In current weeks, the corporate has been updating its communication apps, with Google Telephone’s darkish look already announced and in-development.

Google Contacts 3.2 is rolling out this night with a change accessible within the navigation drawer. A drive shut after updating may be required earlier than “Flip darkish theme on” seems simply above Settings.

Notably, on a Pixel machine working Android 9 Pie, the app is conscious if the “Darkish theme in machine Settings is on.” This isn’t referring to the “Gadget theme” in Show settings for the Pixel Launcher, however somewhat the Developer choice to “Set Evening mode” to Computerized, All the time off, or All the time on. If the latter is enabled, customers can not flip off the theme in Google Contacts, with it utilized mechanically at launch.

In Messages, Google refers back to the look as a “darkish mode,” with Google Telephone launch notes additionally referring to it in an identical method. Regardless of the inconsistency, it’s the similar darkish grey hue for the background, somewhat than an AMOLED black.

Messages and Google Contacts are thematically — and functionally — comparable, with the identical shade of blue adopted for UI components just like the FAB and as a shade accent. This theme is utilized in every single place from the primary contacts record, Create contact display screen, Settings, and search.

A darkish mode for Google Telephone is coming with our APK Insight noting that the darker look may be synced between the dialer and Contacts app.

Google Contacts 3.2 is rolling out now via the Play Store. Make sure to test our full rundown of all dark modes throughout Google’s functions on each Android and the net.

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