How To Enable Google Drive Dark Mode

Timothy Iyekowa
By Timothy Iyekowa - Writer & Editor
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Google Drive

Google Drive allows you to store photos, videos, recordings, audio, and any things that can be stored on the cloud. If you have been following Google apps updates, you will know that many of the company apps are getting into a dark mode. You can enable dark mode for Google Drive on Android.

It doesn’t matter which OS version you are using, because it is all the same, and with just a few steps you can turn on dark mode on Google. Currently, Google Drive’s dark mode is not available to iPhone users.


Enable Google Drive dark mode on Android

1. Open the Google Drive app on your Android phone and click on the three horizontal lines at the top left corner of your screen (the Menu).

Enable Google Drive dark mode on Android

2. Scroll down, and tap on “Settings.”

Dark mode on Google Drive

3. Under Theme click on “choose the theme”, and a box will appear. Choose Dark to turn on Google Drive dark mode.

Choose the theme in Google Drive

If you want the app to go dark when your device reached a certain battery level, select the “Set by battery saver” option. For Android 10 and newer select “System default.”

Dark theme on Google Drive


Enable Google Drive dark mode on Windows and Mac

To change from a white background color scheme to a dark theme you need any of these browser extensions; StylusNight Eye, or Dark Reader. These extensions can change your white background into black, giving you a nice-looking dark mode on the web, even if it is not the official Instagram web dark mode.

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By Timothy Iyekowa Writer & Editor
As a seasoned content writer with 4+ years of experience in consumer technology, Timothy has been a dedicated author and editor at since its inception. Specializing in addressing user concerns, his articles offer effective solutions for Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac-related issues. Timothy's expertise also extends to crafting content about social media and various applications. Through his daily articles, he consistently aids users in overcoming their technology challenges.
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