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How to force dark mode in Gmail for Android right now «Android :: Gadget Hacks



Dark Mode is finally rolling out for Gmail on Android. But this is a Google product, so you already know that it will take a while for the server update to hit most devices. Siding the latest APK will not work and neither will switch accounts. But if you are rooted, you can enable dark mode by changing a simple XML.

Start by opening your favorite file-enabled browser. You need one that has a built-in text editor. If yours does not, we recommend Solid Explorer . Once squared away, go to the following folder from the root partition on your device:

  data  data  com.google.android.gm  shared_prefs  

Once inside, long press FlagPrefs.xml file, then press the menu button for three points at the bottom right and select "Open with." From there, select the SE text editor under the prompt.

Now you & # 39; I have to find the following line. It should be the second line of XML, but if not, you can use the "Search" function in the SE Text Editor's overflow menu to search for it:

   

The "fake" in the end is why do not already have dark mode. So change it to read "true" instead. When you're done, tap the save icon near the top right corner.