Dark Mode For Google Docs, Sheet & Slide In Android, IOS & Web Browser

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If you are a regular user of Google docs, Sheet, or Slide and looking for a way to use these apps in Dark Theme.

Then you will be really happy to find that now Google Docs, Sheet, and Slide has a Dark Mode theme option.

In this post, I am going to introduce you to the steps to enable the Dark Mode in these three Google Services.

Google Docs, Sheet And Slide Dark Mode In Android & IOS

  • Open the app on your phone
  • Tap on the three parallel line button from the top left corner
  • Tap on setting
  • Tap on theme
  • Choose Dark

Google Docs, Sheet And Slide Dark Mode In Android & IOS

System-Wide Dark Mode Option For Android & IOS

Android 10 & later, and IOS 13 & later have the system-wide dark mode option, so if you choose the system-wide dark mode from the phone setting, then the apps with the Dark Mode compatibility will automatically change the app interface to dark.

Note: This feature is only available for the Android 10 & later, and IOS 13 & later 

In Android

  • Go to phone setting
  • Tap on display
  • Choose Dark


  • Go to phone setting
  • Choose Display & Brightness 
  • Choose Dark

System-Wide Dark Theme In IOS 12 And Previous Version

The system-wide Dark Mode option is only available for the IOS 13 and later, but still you can trick your device to use the Dark theme.

IOS 12 and previous versions have the smart invert option where it will shift the color theme, the background will become dark, and the text will become light. This is not a proper Dark Theme, but still it has something which much looks like a real Dark Mode.

  • Go to phone settings
  • Choose Accessibility
  • Choose Display & Text Size
  • Turn on the Smart Invert option

How To Preview A Document Or Sheet In Light Theme

If you are using the dark theme for the Google Docs and Sheet and want to preview your work in a light theme without making any changes to the theme setting. Then follow these steps,

  • Open the file which you want to see in light mode
  • Tap on the three-dot icon from the top right corner
  • Tap View In Light Theme

How To Preview A Document Or Sheet In Light Theme

Google Docs, Sheet And Slide Dark Mode In Web Browser

By default, there is no officially Dark Mode support in Google Docs, Sheet, or Slide for the web browser. But yes, there are several ways that can help you to forcefully implement the Dark Mode theme.

  • Go to your web browser extension store
  • Search for the Night Eye
  • Addon to the browser
  • You are done

Night Eye will implement the Dark theme to every page you visit from the web browser.

FAQS | Frequently Asked Questions

Can You Put Dark Mode To Google Docs?


Does Google Docs & Sheet Have Dark Mode For PC?

No, there is no such option for PC in the web browser, but you can force your web browser to implement Dark Theme by using the Night Eye browser addon or can try any other similar browser extension.

 When Will Google Officially Launch Dark Mode Option In Google Docs & Sheet For Pc?

There is the exact answer to this question because there is no such announcement made by Google, so all we can do is wail. Meanwhile, you can use Night Eye or any other dark mode browser extension to enable the dark mode feature in the browser extension.

Is There Any Benefits Of Using Dark Mode For Google Docs & Sheet

Google Docs and Sheet is an office solution and mostly used for professional purposes, like writing articles, creating notes, data analysis, etc. All of these works require deep focus, which is not healthy for your eyes. Dark Mode reduces the bad effects of screens on our eyes, especially if you are working at night or in any low light condition.

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