Samsung introduced system-wide “Night Mode” to Galaxy devices running on Android Pie 9.0 (One UI). However, Samsung officially announced “Dark Mode” on its all Samsung devices that are running Android 10 (One UI 2.0). Meanwhile, On Android 10, if the app supports dark mode and the feature is turned on in system settings, the app will switch to a dark UI by default. In the meantime, there are certain apps that don’t support dark mode. So, in this post, you’re going to learn how to enable force dark mode on Android 10 or Samsung One UI 2.0 in order to force dark mode for apps that doesn’t support dark mode.
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There are several apps that support Dark Mode or a dark theme like Messages app, Phone, Gallery, Instagram, Gmail, Samsung Music, Samsung Notes, and many more. However, there are some apps that have been in the queue for a long time, like WhatsApp and Facebook. If you’re a fan of the dark mode on Android, the latest version brings a method by which you can force all apps to add a dark theme.
If you enable dark mode on Samsung Galaxy devices that are on Android 10 but still there are some apps that don’t support dark mode like Facebook, Amazon, LinkedIn, Zapya, Unified Remote, Analytics, Adsense and many more. But by enabling force dark mode these apps will turn to dark mode.
How to Enable Force Dark Mode on Android 10 (Samsung One UI 2.0)
So if you have decided to enable force dark mode on Android 10 and apps that don’t support dark mode then here’s how to force dark mode. However, it’s worth mentioning that as this is a hack that forces dark mode support in apps, you can run into some UI problems in some apps, the most common problem being maybe unreadable text. But overall, I have enabled force dark mode on my Samsung Galaxy phone and the result is good and specifically dark mode on Facebook app.
Step 1. First of all, you’ll need to unlock Developer options on your Samsung Galaxy devices.
To enable Developer options: Go to the Settings app > About phone > Software information > tap Build Number for 7 times simultaneously.
After the first few taps, you’ll see steps counting down, and once the Developer options menu has been unlocked, you’ll see a pop-up message that says the Developer Mode has been turned on.
Step 2. By now, Developer options is enabled, go to the Settings app and scroll down all the way and tap Developer options.
Step 3. Once again, scroll down to locate Force Dark Mode. You can find it under Hardware accelerated rendering option. Enable the Force Dark mode option, and you are done.
After enabling force dark mode on Android or Samsung One UI 2.0, now enable dark mode on apps that support dark mode or night mode. Certain apps like Facebook, Amazon, LinkedIn, Analytics, and others will turn into dark mode. Remember that both system’s wide dark mode and force dark mode must be enabled to force dark mode for unsupported apps. However, the results might be perfect as the regular dark mode but still, it’s better than nothing.
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That’s it. This is how you can enable force dark mode on Android 10 (Samsung One UI 2.0) and the above-mentioned steps are applicable for Galaxy devices that are running on Android 10 like S9, S10, Note 9, Note 10, S20 and others.