WASHINGTON: The Google Maps app is introducing dark mode for its Android customers.
As per The Verge, the Google Maps app is getting a real dark mode on Android. The firm introduced on Tuesday that it’s broadly releasing the dark theme possibility that it has been testing within the app since September 2020.
The dark mode will probably be accessible within the app’s settings menu, underneath ‘theme’. Google introduced the dark mode rollout as a part of a batch of recent options coming to Android, together with some updates to Android Auto.
In addition to customized wallpapers, Android Auto is now going to function video games as properly. Trivia Crack, Jeopardy!, Song Quiz, and Google’s personal Are You Feeling Lucky? will probably be out there. The video games may be accessed by the assistant by saying “Hey Google, play a sport.”
Android Auto can also be getting a split-screen function that may put Maps facet by facet with media controls, very like what Apple began doing in CarPlay in iOS 13 in 2019. Though this function will solely be out there in vehicles with wider shows.
Google is including shortcuts to the Android Auto launch display, too, which is able to enable for fast entry to climate or setting your own home thermostat. The Android Auto options will probably be out there within the coming days on telephones working Android 6.0 and above in suitable vehicles.