Android 10’s Dark Mode was one of the most anticipated features for which the users were waiting for a long time. For naive, the dark mode allows the users to completely darken the supported apps on their device for better visibility at night. Though there were some apps that supported dark mode as an in-house feature, the dark mode toggle on the Gmail app required users to be on Android 10. However, in this post, we will give you a guide on how to enable dark them in Gmail on the older Android version using the Xposed module. Notably, you need to have Xposed or EdXposed installed in your device in order to use this feature on older Android versions.
Dark mode looks pretty interesting and there are a huge number of apps that have adopted this feature. The dark mode allows the user to use the app more conveniently in the night or low light situation without bursting their eyeballs. And with the help of this guide, you will be able to use the popular Gmail application in dark mode without the need of running on Android 10. Notably, you need to have a rooted device and for that, you can check out our Rooting Smartphone section and search for your device you want to root. So, without any further ado, let us get straight into the article itself:
How to enable Dark theme in Gmail on Older Android version using Xposed Module
The Xposed module called Gmail Dark Theme Enabler, allows the users to use dark mode on the Gmail app on older Android versions. This module simply alters certain system settings for allowing the dark mode toggle visible for Gmail users on older Android versions. Moreover, you need to have root access on your device in order to run Xposed or EdXposed modules. So make sure that you have root enabled on your device before heading on with this process mentioned below.
Steps to Install Gmail Dark Theme Xposed Module
- Firstly download the Xposed module from the above download section.
- Once you have downloaded the APK, simply install it on your device like any other normal application.
- Now after the installation is complete, reboot your device.
- Open the Gmail app.
- You will notice a Theme option under the General Settings tab.
- If in any case this option is not visible, just clear the data and cache files of your Gmail app and reopen the app.
- That’s it!
So, there you have it from my side in this post. You have successfully made the dark mode toggle visible on your Gmail app running on Android 9 Pie or lower Android versions. Just make sure that you have followed the above steps carefully. Hope you guys liked this post. Let us know in the comments below if you liked this post, or you come across any issues while following any of the above-mentioned steps. Until the next post…Cheers!