How to Force-Enable Dark Mode on All Apps in Android 10

Nov 6
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At this point in time, there are several apps in Android 10 which support Dark Mode or a dark theme. However, there are some which have been in the queue for a long time like WhatsApp and Facebook. If you're a fan of a dark mode on Android, the latest version brings a method through which you can force all apps to add a dark theme. Let's dive in to see some more details on how you can enable dark mode on all apps in Android 10.

Here's An Easy Way to Enable Dark Mode on All Apps In Android 10 - Step by Step Instructions

The technique is pretty simple and you might already be familiar with it. To enable dark mode on all apps in Android 10, you have to make use of the hidden Developer Options. We have previously covered how you can enable Developer Options on the Google Pixel 4 and OnePlus 7 Pro. For the rest of the devices running Android 10, the process is fairly simple.

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Once you have enabled Developer Options from the Settings, here's what you need to do in order to force-enable dark mode on all apps in Android 10.

1. For Google Pixel devices, access developer options by opening the Settings app.

2. Scroll down and tap on System.

3. Now tap on Advanced and then Developer Options.

4. Now, scroll down and look for the option Override force-dark and toggle it on.

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Dar Mode on All Apps Developer Options

That's all you have to do to force-enable dark mode on all apps in Android 10. If you happen to have a OnePlus device. Here's what you have to do.

1. Access developer options by opening the Settings app.

2. Scroll down to and tap on System.

3. Tap on Developer Options.

4. Now, scroll down and look for the option Override force-dark and toggle it on.

Dar Mode on All Apps Developer Options

That's all there is to it. All of your apps should now be forced to implement a dark theme. However, take note that some apps might mess up the colors. For instance, Messenger and some portions of the Facebook app altered the color tone to white which did not blend well with the content and text. The option is not yet perfect and hence this is one of the reasons why it rests in the developer options. Also, some apps work perfectly fine with it. Here's how some of the apps look under the Override force-dark feature enabled.

This all that you have to do enable dark mode on all apps in Android 10. The process will more or less work the same way on other Android 10 handsets which you can easily find through a bit of tinkering with the options.

Does force-enabling Dark Mode on all apps work for you? Let us know in the comments.

Products mentioned in this post

Google Pixel
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OnePlus 7
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Pixel 4
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