Google Discover Dark Mode in Android: How to Enable & Fix Issues?

The Google Discover Dark mode has become a viral topic nowadays. Everybody’s curious to try it out but don’t know how to find it on their devices. Are you one of them?

Don’t worry, this blog is just for you. Today, we will discuss how to enable and fix any problem or bugs you may be facing in Google Discover Dark mode. So, let’s get started!

What is Google Discover Dark Mode?

The Google Discover Feed is a feature of the Google app on Android devices, as well as the Google website on desktop and mobile devices. It helps users find new content and information that match their interests and search history. The Google Discover Feed uses machine learning algorithms to examine a user’s search history, location, and other data points to create a personalized feed of news articles, videos, and other content.

The Google Discover Feed can be reached by swiping right from the home screen on some Android devices or by clicking on the “Google” app icon. The feed shows a variety of content, such as news articles, videos, recipes, and more, that are based on the user’s interests and search history. Users can also adjust their feed by choosing topics of interest and giving feedback on the content they see.

The Google Discover Feed aims to give users a customized, curated experience that suits their interests and needs. It’s a handy way to keep up with the latest news and trends, as well as find new content and information that may be of interest to you.

How to Enable Google Discover Dark Mode in Android Devices?

You can make the Google Discover Feed, which you can see on some Android devices, show in dark mode by doing these steps:

  • Open the Google app on your Android device. The app icon has the Google logo and you can find it on your home screen or in the app drawer.
  • Tap on your profile picture or initials in the top right corner of the screen. This will show you the Google app settings menu.
  • Choose “Settings” from the menu that comes up. This will take you to the main settings screen for the Google app.
  • Go down to the “General” section and tap on “Dark theme.” This will show you the dark theme settings for the Google app.
  • Move the switch next to “Dark theme” to the “On” position. This will make the Google app dark mode.
  • If you want the feed to be dark mode all the time, move the switch next to “Turn on automatically” to the “On” position. This will make the Google Discover Feed dark mode every time you open it.

Two Ways to Fix Problems in Google Discover Dark Mode

If you have an Android phone, you must have enabled Google Discover Dark mode on your device by following the steps given above. If you are facing issues like inconsistent texts and contrasts, we can help you fix them. Try the following two methods and see which one works.

Method 1 – Manual Toggle

You can fix this problem with light and dark mode by changing the theme. Here’s what you need to do:

  • Open Settings on your Xiaomi Phone, and go to Display
  • In Display Settings, you have to change between light and dark modes by yourself
  • See if the discover feed is working well now

Method 2 – Switch Mode from Accessibility

If you can’t find the option to change the theme in Display Settings, like on some older Pixel phones. You can try another way to change the theme from Accessibility Settings.

  • Open Settings on your phone, and go to Accessibility
  • In Accessibility Menu, tap on Color and Motion
  • Turn on the switch for Dark Theme
  • Now see if the discover feed is working well

Try Forcing Google Discover Dark Mode

Another way to fix the text and contrast problem in the Google Discover feed on your phone is to force dark mode. Here’s how to do that from developer options.

  • Open Settings on your phone, and look for Developer Options. (You have to turn on developer options first by tapping 7 times on the build number on the About phone page)
  • In Developer Options, find and turn on the switch for Override force dark
  • Let’s see if the discover feed is working well now

Note: The force dark mode feature is only for Android testing purposes. It may or may not work depending on your phone and Android version.

Final Thoughts

So, that’s it! We hope that this guide helped you out with setting up or fixing issues with your Google Discover Dark mode. We have tried to cover everything as there are different versions of Android available in the market.

It’s important to remember that not all Android devices can support dark mode for the Google Discover Feed, so this option may not be available on your device. Until Google investigates, there is no permanent fix, but these fixes should be sufficient for you.

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