Pixel phones set to ditch stark white boot screen in future update – 9to5Google2 min read


With an approaching update, Googles Pixel phones will no longer have both dark and light variations of their boot screen, dropping the plain bright white version practically totally.

For years, Pixel phones would always show a boot animation with a white background at any time they power on or reboot. With Android 10, Google brought Androids brand-new dark mode option to this boot screen, changing the bold white with a crisp black, however just when the phone has been toggled into dark mode before restarting.
As tipped to XDA-Developers by LineageOS director luca020400, Google has actually presented a new modification to the Android Open Source Project that changes Pixel phones to just utilize the white boot screen animation when. More particularly, the white boot screen is utilized only if the phone has never been set up after purchase or factory reset. After that, your Pixel will always use the dark mode boot screen, regardless of your dark mode toggle.
According to the message connected to the code change, Googles “UI team [has actually chosen] to always utilize dark boot after the gadget is provisioned.” The modification is obviously being made so that if you arrange your phone to restart for an upgrade late at night, your Pixel wont shine a blindingly bright white light in your bedroom– or anywhere you keep your phone during the night.
As the modification to constantly use a dark boot screen is only simply now appearing in Android code, we will still require to wait for a future monthly Pixel upgrade prior to our phones provide this particularly intense screen the boot. If just Google could likewise give this treatment to Chrome OSs extremely intense reboot screen, now.
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