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Google will let Pixel owners choose between dark and light launcher theme

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The Verge

Google might soon let Pixel owners manually change the color of their Pixel Launcher from light to dark mode, according to Android Police. Up until now, Google automatically turned the Pixel Launcher dark when people had a dark wallpaper. Someone requested the ability to change the light and dark mode manually in the Android P developer preview issue tracker, and a Google employee marked it as completed. This means the functionality could come when Android P officially launches. The person wrote: “We have added support for a Dark theme to be applied to quick settings and launcher under Settings -> Display -> Device Theme. It will be available in a future Android build.”

People seem to love dark mode options on everything. Twitter and YouTube have dark modes, and now even Apple is launching a dark mode with macOS Mojave. It only makes sense to allow people to choose when they want to put dark or light mode on with the Launcher, so hopefully this feature really does ship.