In August, Google introduced its iOS Maps app would soon be getting a dark mode. However though the function totally launched in the beginning of September, it arrived quietly sufficient that a number of Verge staffers hadn’t even seen its look till we began receiving in-app notices. If you happen to’ve additionally been within the dark, somewhat than the dark mode (sorry), here’s how to enable the function.
From the principle Google Maps interface on iOS, faucet your profile image within the prime proper of the display. Decide “Settings” from the menu, then choose “Dark Mode” from the Utilizing Maps part. Right here you’ve gotten three choices: On, Off, and “Identical as system setting” (which robotically turns dark mode on or off relying on what you’ve gotten enabled on the OS stage).
If you happen to’re on Android, a comparable function launched earlier in the year, however the route to enable it is a little completely different than on iOS. Right here you want to faucet your profile image, then “Settings,” after which choose “Theme,” and choose from the identical three choices as iOS.
If you happen to ask us, your best option in each instances is to have Google Maps use the identical setting as your system so that each one your apps neatly match each other. However don’t allow us to inform you what to do. Comply with your coronary heart.