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[BUG] Light splash screen on Edge for Android when in dark mode

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Occasional Contributor

As the title says, the splash screen on the app for android shows the light theme for a second when starting the app in dark mode. I want to be able to switch completely to edge on both mobile and PC, but with this bug I don't feel like i can. (Since it's kind of blinding at night!).
I just thought I'd get this bug out here since I could not find any mentions about it elsewhere.


Crossing fingers for a fix soon!

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@SlowNicoFish Thanks for letting us know! We'll bring this to our devs' attention ASAP, but first, can you please confirm with version/channel of Edge you're using? (Or is it just the new Stable?)

 

Fawkes (they/them)
Project & Community Manager - Microsoft Edge

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@fawkes 
Thanks for the answer!
I use the Beta for android: v 44.11.4.4122
Android 10 Pixel 3XL

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I'm also seeing this problem, I'm using a Pixel 3 on Android 10, Android is set to "Dark theme". This is indeed an issue with Edge for Android
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@Bdsrev and @SlowNicoFish To confirm: are you still seeing this?

 

Fawkes (they/them)
Project & Community Manager - Microsoft Edge

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@fawkes, yes I am!

https://gfycat.com/colorfulwhisperedcapybara

I uploaded a video with this bug, if that does not work the link above should.


Edge version 44.11.4.4.4122
It's the beta from play store
Pixel 3XL Android 10 January Security patch 2020

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@SlowNicoFish That's super helpful, thanks! I'll forward this to the team.

 

Fawkes (they/them)
Project & Community Manager - Microsoft Edge

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@SlowNicoFish @Bdsrev I wanted to loop back and let y'all know that the team made a bug for this, so it has been on their radar. Please let us know if you see anything else similar!

 

Fawkes (they/them)
Project & Community Manager - Microsoft Edge
 

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Hi, I'm actually reported this issue before, however, there's another issue didn't mention in this post.

When I trying to swipe the top bar to switch between tabs, the search bar area just showing white color when I'm doing it. Please refer to the post below.

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/discussions/dark-theme-ux-on-android-edge-beta/m-p/1086650
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@chungweileong Thanks for the callout, I replied :)

 

Fawkes (they/them)
Project & Community Manager - Microsoft Edge

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@fawkes I have found a new bug, but this time on a tablet.
The new update works good and the problem I reported in this discussion is resolved!
https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/discussions/slow-and-graphical-glitches-on-android-tablet/m-p...

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@SlowNicoFish So glad to hear that it's working! We love to hear that. Thanks for the heads-up about the other thread, it was on my list of things to check in with the team about. :)

 

Fawkes (they/them)
Project & Community Manager - Microsoft Edge