How to Enable Per-App Forced Dark Mode on Android 10

Android 10 was born and changed a series of new uses in the experience. While some features like gesture navigation come with mixed reactions, others like dark mode are widely acclaimed. Outside dark mode Originally, Google has also added a handy developer option that will override this dark mode, even on unsupported apps. While it’s indeed a welcome move, it has a small downside. Enabling it will force all apps installed on your device to apply this dark mode. You had no say or control in applying it to a particular application. But now, there exists a third-party app that allows you to do that. You can easily enable dark mode on a per-app basis on Android 10 by using it. Here is how it can be done. On that note, also have a look at the steps to force dark mode in One UI 2.0.

Enable Per-App Mandatory Dark Mode on Android 10

There are two ways to go through the steps to enable dark mode on a per-app basis on Android 10. Those with rooted Android devices just need to enable Accessibility Services after installing the APK. However, people on unregistered devices need to have the Android SDK and Platform Tools installed on their devices.

In addition, they will also have to download an additional ADB script attached below. Both APK and shell script are provided by XDA Recognized Developer Quinny889. With that said, here are the steps to enable per-app mandatory dark mode on Android 10.


As mentioned, rooted users just need to download APK file, while the undistributed ones have to download all three given files. Once done, follow the instructions below to enable per-app mandatory dark mode on Android 10.

Steps to follow

  1. Turn on developer options and USB debugging on your Android device.
  2. Establish Android and Platform Engine on your PC.
  3. Next, extract the file zip file ADB shell command there are three files and one folder inside the Platform Tools folder.
  4. Setting APK DarQ on your device, launch it and tap OK to turn on Accessibility Service. Click Allow to give it the necessary permissions. Until you do, you won’t be able to apply the mandatory dark mode on a per-app basis on Android 10.
  5. Now go to the shell scripts folder. Windows users need to execute rundarq-windows.bat file . Wait a moment for the code to be executed.
  6. Once that’s done, relaunch the app and go to the App enabled. By default, you’ll only see user-installed apps. To view system apps, tap the overflow menu and select System Application.
  7. Finally, just tick all the apps for which you want to enable dark mode. That’s it. No need to reboot. Simply close the darQ app and check the app where you just enabled dark mode.

So we’ve concluded the guide on how to enable Dark Mode on a per-app basis on Android 10. I’ve tried this app on Flipkart, Paytm, Google Assistant and it works pretty well. Let us know your experience the same, in the comments section below.


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