Google’s most up-to-date design modifications to Gboard launched numerous Materials You prospers. A small replace lately tweaked Gboard themes so that they now lengthen to the navigation bar on extra Android telephones.
This UI habits isn’t new on Pixel telephones, and even OnePlus/Oppo units. It entails a coloration Gboard theme extending to the nav bar in order that the background of this skinny strip seems the identical for a extra seamless visible expertise. That is most obvious on colourful backgrounds — particularly Dynamic Colour, whereas the distinction is minimal on darkish/gentle themes.
On different telephones, the navigation bar (gesture or 3-button) would stay black or white (relying on the system theme) for a considerably jarring mismatch.
Gboard lately modified this in order that the keyboard tints navigation bars on many extra Android units. Pal of the location RKBDI notes that Gboard began making ready for this variation again in Could.
It’s reside on Samsung (Android 12) units we checked as we speak working the newest Gboard beta (12.0).
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