OneDrive finally supports dark theme on Android 10


With Android Q, Google has given a dark overhaul to almost
everything, including notifications, settings menu, and as well
as the apps that support the system-wide dark theme.

The majority of Google apps have been updated with support for
the new system-wide toggle. Few third-party developers
including Microsoft also followed the company’s lead and have
been gradually updating Android apps with dark theme support.

Microsoft recently updated OneDrive for Android with support
for dark mode on Android 10 and it appears to be rolling to
select users, according to tips we received from users.

On Android 10, the OneDrive app will automatically set itself
to your system theme, but you may need to enable override dark
theme option in Developer Settings to get dark mode working.

If you use Android 10, open Settings > Developer settings
and tap on ‘Override force-dark” toggle and set it to “on”.
After enabling Override force-dark, you will get dark mode in
the app without waiting for an update.

OneDrive for Android dark modeAs you can see above
screenshots, all tabs including Files, Recent, Shared, and
Photos have a dark appearance. The built-in photo feature also
features the subtle dark grey appearance.

Unfortunately, the new theme isn’t available to all users just
yet. If you’re lucky enough, the dark mode should show up in
OneDrive stable build 5.41.2.

The app doesn’t come with its own theme toggle, so you won’t
see the changes if you use a version of Android older than
Android 10.

Your Phone companion app tops Play Store chart

In related news, Microsoft’s Your Phone Companion app on
Android reached a new milestone to become the number one top
free app on the marketplace. The chart revealed that
Microsoft’s Your Phone Companion app is more popular than
Facebook Messenger, TikTok, and Instagram during this
particular period.

Microsoft’s Your Phone experience, which allows users to sync
their Android phone to PC, has come a far way.
Your Phone app recently picked up calling and screen
mirroring support, and a bunch of bug fixes.

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