Google Phone app finally gets Dark Mode, here’s how to enable it

At the recent Android Dev Summit, Google was pushing developers to adopt a dark mode for their apps. In fact, the Mountain View giant itself has rolled out a dark mode for plenty of its native apps. Apps such as Messages, Maps, Contacts, YouTube, and more. A recent bug also saw the Pixel 3 users get forced Night Mode on their SystemUI when turning on the Battery Saver. And now, one of the most anticipated updates is here. The dark mode for the Google Phone app is finally here.

Google Phone dark mode

Google has launched the latest update for the Google Phone app on the Beta channel. It brings forth a native toggle for enabling the Dark Mode on the Phone app. Here’s how it looks:

How to get dark mode on Google Phone app

Well, if you like the look of the dark mode on the Google Phone app and want to try it out for yourself, the process is quite simple. Do note that the dark mode is only available in the Beta channel as of this writing. As such, head over to this link and sign up for the Beta of Google Phone. Once you’ve done that, you will receive an update for the Google Phone app. Make sure that the new version is v26.0.221539659.

Once you’ve done that, open the Google Phone app. Head over to Settings -> Display options, and enable the toggle next to “Dark theme”. 

Alternatively, if you don’t want to sign up for the Beta or haven’t received the update yet, you can download and install the APK from here. Honestly, the Google Phone app looks amazing in the new Dark Mode. But what do you think? Share with us your thoughts in the comments down below.

Varun Mirchandani

Varun is your go-to guy for everything related to technology. Someone with a keen interest in the Android world, he installs a new custom ROM every week and is always living on the bleeding edge of technology. When not writing for Mr. Phone, you can find him gaming on his beastly gaming rig which is also his prized possession.