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Google finally fixes Gboard automatic dark mode in latest beta

Google added a system toggle in Android 10 that makes it easy to swap between light and dark mode quickly. Coupled with the rollout of automated dark mode switching, it made it abundantly clear which apps added proper support and which muddle along as if nothing has changed — ahem, Facebook. More annoying than the few hold-out apps was Google’s own keyboard. Gboard added automatic dark mode support, but the feature was woefully broken. At least, it was. Now, Gboard beta ‘version 9.6.4.320679808’ is rolling out with proper automatic dark mode support. Previously, Gboard only supported automatic dark mode on the default keyboard theme. Unfortunately, anyone who ever set a new theme on Gboard lost access to the automatic dark mode, ev...