[Feature] Use system’s light/dark mode on Android


[ ] iOS
[x] Android

Obsidian Mobile version: v1.0.3

I’d like to use the system’s light/dark mode to set pick light/dark theme. There’s a plugin that solves this on Windows for me and apparently on iOS, but it doesn’t work on Android.

More importantly it seems to me that a plugin couldn’t possibly solve this, as my Android 11 device lists Obsidian among the apps that don’t support system dark mode, so I’d imagine it doesn’t provide this information to plugins as well.


Seconding this. All my Android apps follow the system light/dark mode, it’s nice.

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I don’t think this works for iOS either. At least I haven’t figured out how to get it to work.

My link in the main post says that the System Dark Mode plugin works for them.
If not, that thread should be reopened too, this thread is for Android.

A workaround would be to have time settings in the plugin. E.g. I could choose dark mode from 7pm to 7am. That would be perfectly fine.

I’d really love to have this working in Android, @kepano :pray:.

FWIW it also doesn’t work on Windows for me. So having an explicit time seeing would help there as well.