One of the most important reasons people bed their Android phones is themes. In a confirmed device, you can change the theme of literally any area you like. Themes have been part of mobile bias since the color defenses are introduced, it enables the stoner to epitomize the mobile experience. Same is the case with Google’s Keyboard App(Gboard), it gives you the option to change the theme of the keyboard. You can choose from a variety of colors to suit your particular preference. Despite Gboard having this capability, people are still disappointed since Gboard doesn’t point automatic theme change option. Means the Keyboard App won’t change color automatic to the Material Dark theme at night. So, we decided to write a tutorial on How to Automatically Change Gboard’s Theme to Material Dark Theme at Night.
- Tasker App
- Gboard Color Change Task
- Tasker is an robotization app which provides total robotization from Settings to SMS. And to install this app you must have embedded device.
How to Automatically Change Gboard’s Theme to Material Dark Theme at Night
- Download the below Tasker Task and save the.tsk.xml train anywhere on your internal storehouse.
- Now open the Tasker App and Tap on the “ TASKS ” tab on the top.
- Once you’re in TASKS TAB, valve and hold on “ TASKS ” until you option to “ Import ”. Tap on import and look for the.tsk.xml train you saved before. elect the train to import.
- You’ll now see a Task named “ Gboard Color Change ”.
- Now open up the Tasker and valve on the Plus subscribe at the bottom right of the screen.
- Elect the “ Time ” environment.
- Now elect the time, like at what time you want to spark the Dark Material Theme till what time. For “ From ” choose the time you want to spark Material Dark Theme and for “ To ” choose the end time when you want the Gboard light theme actuated. Fore.g you want Dark Theme to actuated from 8:00 PM to 8:00 AM.
- After you done with setting time, hit back and Tasker will ask you to either attach the task or produce a new one. Don’t elect the formerly created Task with name of Gboard Color Change rather produce a new task.
- Name the profile commodity like “ Gboard Dark Material Theme for Night ”.
- Once you’re in task editing screen, valve on the Plus sign at the nethermost middle of the screen to Add a new action.
- Choose Variables –> Variable Set. Name theme. To material dark.
- Add another Action. Choose Task –> Perform Task. For Name, hit the exaggeration glass and now elect Gboard Color Change. Under Parameter 1, enter theme.
- Now exit back to Tasker’s Main screen.
And that’s it! Now the Material Dark Theme will be actuated precisely at :800 PM. Now the question is, how to automatically change Gboard’s theme to Material Light Theme at 8:01 AM? The answer is in below way.
- Press and hold on the Task you created until you see an option to Add Exit Task. elect that option.
- Just enter the Task editing screen without naming it.
- Add an Action. Variables –> Variable Set. Name theme. To material_light.
- Add another Action. Task –> Perform Task. Name Gboard Color Change. Under Parameter 1, enter theme.
- That’s it! The Tasker will now switch Gboard’s color theme to Material light theme at 8:01 AM
In this tutorial, we explored how to automatically change Gboard’s theme to the Material Dark theme at night using the Tasker app on a rooted Android device. While this method provides a practical solution for users who enjoy customizing their keyboard experience, it’s essential to remember that rooting your device carries certain risks and may void warranties. Additionally, the method described in the tutorial requires a fair amount of technical knowledge and configuration.
1: Is rooting my Android device necessary for this method?
Yes, the method described in the tutorial requires a rooted Android device. Rooting can have risks and may void warranties, so proceed with caution.
2: Are there non-root methods to automatically change Gboard’s theme at night?
As of my last knowledge update in September 2021, Gboard did not have a built-in feature for automatic theme changes. However, it’s worth checking for updates on the Google Play Store to see if this feature has been added in newer versions.
3: Can I use a different automation app instead of Tasker?
Yes, there are alternative automation apps available on the Google Play Store, such as MacroDroid and Automate, that you can use for similar tasks. Be sure to check if they support Gboard theme changes.
4: What are the advantages of automating Gboard’s theme change?
Automating the theme change allows you to have a more comfortable and personalized typing experience, with the Material Dark theme at night, which is easier on the eyes, and a lighter theme during the day for better visibility.
5: Can I reverse the theme change automation if I no longer want it?
Yes, you can modify or disable the automation tasks in the automation app you’ve set up. You can also uninstall Tasker or any other automation app to remove the automation.