Google Gmail joined the list of popular apps with dark mode features such as Facebook, Snapchat, etc. It’s good news to all Android 10 users and iPhone/iPad users as they can now turn on the dark theme mode on the Gmail app to conveniently use the app at night without complaining of eyes pain.
There are two ways to enable Dark mode on Gmail on your Android 10, and both work perfectly. But, if you want the Gmail dark mode to work independently (without depending on your Android 10 settings), you would have to enable the dark mode feature in your Gmail account settings rather than enabling the general Dark mode in your Android 10 settings.
However, whichever choice you make to enable the dark mode in your Gmail account, here are the choices that are available.
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To Enable Dark Mode in Gmail
Below are the two options that are available to enable the dark mode feature in Gmail on your Android 10
- Enable Android 10 dark mode.
- Enable the Gmail dark mode via Gmail settings.
How to Enable Android 10 Dark Mode
When you enable the Android 10 dark mode, it works with all apps, including the Gmail. So, follow the procedures below to enable your Android 10 dark mode.
- Go to your Android 10 settings.
- Scroll down to “Dark Theme.”
- Click on it.
Once the dark theme mode is enabled or activated, you will be able to use all the apps on your Android 10 device, including the Google Gmail app in a dark mode.
How to Enable Gmail Dark Mode
Only the Android 10 users can enable dark mode in the Gmail app and iOS (iPhone) users for now. Here is how to enable the dark mode feature in your Gmail app on Android 10.
- Launch the Gmail mobile app on your Android 10.
- Click on the “menu” option to the top left.
- Scroll down and click on the “Settings.”
- Click on “Theme”
- Click “Dark” to enable the Dark mode.
This “Dark” mode feature in Gmail settings allow users to use Gmail in dark mode independently.
Note that at the time of sharing this guide, the Google Gmail dark mode is only available for Android 10.
Gmail does not Have “Dark Theme” in Android 10?
If the Gmail dark mode is missing or not available on your Android 10 Gmail settings yet, kindly follow the procedures below to fix it.
- Launch the Google Play Store app.
- Go to “Games & Apps.”
- Click on “Gmail.”
- Click on “Update.”
Now, launch the Google Gmail app after the app has successfully updated and follow the procedures above to enable the dark theme on your Gmail app.