Android Messages now has a Dark Mode, rolling out to everyone

Android Messages gets dark mode: here’s how to enable it

Android Messages now has a dark mode and new Material Design

Apart from the dark mode, the updated Android Messages app brings Material Theme-based interface that adds a completely white background and Google Sans font.

Users on Reddit confirm that a slow rollout update to Android Messages is happening.

Although Phone and Contacts got new/tweaked app icons, Messages still retains the same one with the same shade of blue.

The update is heading out today, so if you see a notification for it in Google Play, make sure you try it out. This new feature will enable users to use the messages app in low light conditions or in completely dark rooms more effectively. Once version 3.5 is installed, users can open the app's menu where they'd access Settings.

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With the update, Android Messages users will not be expecting to see the usual colorful aesthetic, as it has been replaced by a modern white accent.

Also, the developers redid the fonts. The new interface reportedly matches the design of Samsung's message app that comes with an all white background.

Another big change from the app aside from the new font and dark mode is the replacement of the '+' button located on the bottom right corner with a big "Start Chat" sign.

Besides being able force use of dark themes, "any Message" received a small redesign. When it's turned on, the background will turn to black and the text darkens, too. This is different from how it is now with each conversation adpoting an entirely different color scheme.

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