When Google released the Pixel 2, it enabled an automatic dark theme in the Pixel Launcher and in quick settings. Currently, Google8217;s devices automatically set this dark or light theme based on the darkness of its wallpaper. So, if the wallpaper is very dark, you8217;ll get the dark theme with dark folder icons, dark quick settings, and a dark app drawer. If the wallpaper is more light, you8217;ll get the light theme.
Well, Android Police noticed someone added an item in the dev preview issue tracker asking for the ability to manually choose the theme, and a Google employee has recently marked the item as fixed. The Googler also provided the following response: 8220;We have added support for a Dark theme to be applied to quick settings and launcher8230; It will be available in a future Android build.8221;
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That means, when the update rolls out, which should be when Android P officially releases, you8217;ll simply be able to go into the Pixel8217;s settings menu and then choose the launcher and quick settings8217; theme. Just go to Settings > Display > Device Theme.