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Fix OnePlus 7 Pro: Dark Mode Doesn’t Work on Google App

Google App is a one-stop search for all your needs. Right from delivering curated and personalized feed to making it easier to search for your desired content, it has all. And in most of the devices, the app comes preinstalled as well, so it saves your downloading effort too. In recent times, we have witnessed many apps joining the dark mode bandwagon. Many of the Google apps like Play Store, Messages, Keep and others all have turned to this dark side.  Apart from that, non-Google apps like WhatsApp was one of the recent additions to this list.

However, it is with the Google App that users are facing issues while enabling the dark mode. To be more specific, the OnePlus 7 Pro users are recently having trouble turning on the dark interface in the app. And if you are also sailing in the same boat, then you have docked your ships at the right place. Today, we will be showing you how to enable the Dark Mode in the Google App on your OnePlus 7 Pro device. Moreover, if you are using any other Android device and also facing the same issue, you could also try out the below-mentioned fix as well. With that said, here are the required instructions.

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Fix Google App Dark Mode Issue on OnePlus 7 Pro

With the introduction of Android 10, one of the major talking points was the introduction of a system-wide dark mode. Alongside that, they also incorporated the forced dark mode feature. The latter option, known as override force-dark, brings a system-wide effect that enables dark mode on various installed apps. Although the same applies to the Google App as well, you wouldn’t be getting the same mileage as expected.

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If you wish to check it out, head over to the Settings > About Phone and tap on Build Number 7 times. Then go to System > Advanced > Developer Options and enable the Override force-dark option. But this leaves a lot to be desired. So if it doesn’t give you the desired dark mode in the Google App on your OnePlus 7 Pro, what else could be done? It turns out there is a pretty easy workaround. Just follow the method given below.

Instructions to Follow

The fact of the matter is currently the Google App’s dark mode is in the testing phase. As a result, it will only be available to the beta testers. if you wish to try out the dark mode, all you have to do is just enroll as a beta tester for that app. But before we proceed with the instructions to do so, keep in mind that being in the beta stage, this build of the app might not be as stable as the one currently installed.

However, you will get to test out new features before others. So if you are ready for this trade-off, head over to the Play Store and search for the Google App. Scroll down a little and just beneath the Developer Contact section, there will be “Join the beta” option. Tap on Join and again on the Join option in the confirmation popup that appears.

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That’s it. Now just wait for a few seconds and you will be enrolled as a beta tester. To check it out, follow the below steps:

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  1. Launch the Google App and tap on More in the bottom menu bar.
  2. Then head over to Settings and tap on General.
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  3. Scroll to the bottom and you will now see the Theme option.
  4. Tap on it and select Dark from the menu.
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With that, the dark mode will now have been enabled in the Google App on your OnePlus 7 Pro device. As already mentioned, this fix is applicable to other Android devices. So you use this solution for the non-OnePlus devices as well.

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