Like many other Google applications, the Google Play Store is one of the apps that has had a dark theme on its interface for a few months. However, until now, the feature was only available on those phones with Android 10 or those whose software already included the dark mode option despite not being updated to the latest version of the system.
However, since the last store update, google play dark theme is already available on any mobile with the vast majority of android devices and it is possible to activate it regardless of the Android version the terminal has.
It was Google itself who announced, through one of its official Twitter profiles, the arrival of the manual dark theme on the Google Play Store. This is an important change given that, for the first time since the implementation of this feature, the dark theme of Google Play DON'T è more exclusive than android 10 and any owner of an Android terminal, as long as they have a version equal to or higher than Android 5.0 Lollipop - system version released in 2014 -, you can enable this feature.
?? #DarkTheme on Google Play is now available on any @Android device! Move the switch from ⚪ ➡️ ⚫ in the Play Store settings. pic.twitter.com/fR0W1WT6jd
– Google Play (@GooglePlay) 11 marzo 2020
As in the rest of the Google apps that already have this option, the Google Play dark theme change the white backgrounds to dark gray tones and makes the green accents predominate when we are in the categories of "Games" or "Apps", while if we go to the "Movies" or "Books" sections, these accents become red or blue respectively.
If you have a mobile that has not yet received the update to Android 10 and you want to have the dark theme in the app store, you just have to activate this option manually. The process consists of following the following steps:
- Open Google Play and slide the side menu.
- Tap "Settings" and look for the "Theme" section.
- Select "Dark".
In this way, the application interface will become dark. There is also the possibility to associate the application theme with the status of the energy saving system, so that if this mode is enabled, the dark theme will activate automatically.
Another detail to keep in mind is that, despite the option should already be available to most Google Play users, it is possible that the implementation of the new version of Google Play will take a few more days to reach the whole world .. If you can't wait, remember that we have a guide in which we explain how to install the latest version of the Play Store available on any device.