Some Android 10 phones are getting Dark mode for the Google Play Store

Peter, 11 September 2019

Google has been hard at work adding dark mode to its core apps. The latest to get it is the Play Store. This is based on the new features of Android 10, which started rolling out to Pixels just over a week ago (also, betas are available for a few non-Google phones). Those of you still running Pie are stuck with the bright white background for now.

Note that this seems to be a staged rollout so even if you are one of the few lucky ones to already by running Android 10, you may have to wait a bit longer for the Store’s dark mode to become available.

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Google Play Store's new dark mode

Previously, Gmail, Chrome, Google Photos, Maps and YouTube got dark modes.

You can read more about Dark mode and other Android 10 features in our review of the new OS.

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  • Pankaj

please sent a playstore update on dark mode

  • Anonymous

Exactly. I remember using the included dark themes all the time on my OnePlus One, from KitKat to Lollipop to Marshmallow. Nearly a decade later I'm too used to dark backgrounds; even my first Android smartphone, the ATRIX 2, was mostly dark thanks t...

We had dark mode on Pie and even on Nougat if you installed themes. (OneUI and Samsung Experience UX.)