This Galaxy S20 guide explains what Galaxy S20 dark mode is, how to use and customize the dark mode on Galaxy S20, and how to force all apps to use dark mode on Galaxy S20.
Galaxy S20 dark mode works identically on Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra. So this guide applies to all these three Galaxy S20 phones.
What is Galaxy S20 dark mode?
Galaxy S20 dark mode turns on a dark theme at the system level to alleviate eye strain, especially under low-light conditions. In the past, it was called night mode sometimes.
So, essentially, Galaxy S20 dark mode is the dark theme in other Android phones noticeable improvements.
The dark theme will try to use dark (black or grey) background and white text. This usually makes your eyes more comfortable when staring at the screen, especially when the light condition is not good.
Individual app developers may choose to implement the Android dark theme, or ignore it, or implement their own dark theme. So, by default, some apps may ignore the dark mode. In Android 10, you can force all apps to use the Galaxy S20 dark mode (read on).
One beneficial side-effect of applying Galaxy S20 dark mode is noticeable power saving (without changing Galaxy S20 power mode). Because Galaxy S20 uses super AMOLED. The black pixels consume almost no power. So, when you switch to the dark background, the screen will utilize less power. For most owners, power saving is noticeable, and it is helpful to extend the battery lifespan slightly.
For most Galaxy S20 owners, there are three benefits of turning on the dark mode on Galaxy S20:
- Alleviate eye strain.
- Save battery.
- Aesthetic (depending on individual owners). Some users prefer a white (light) background, and others may prefer the black (dark) background.
You can enable or disable Galaxy S20 dark mode at any time manually, or use it automatically based on your schedule.
How to enable and disable the Galaxy S20 dark mode?
By default, the dark mode is not enabled on Galaxy S20. There are at least … Read the rest