Google's popular Gboard keyboard app may soon get a useful new feature. A new APK Insight story from 9to5google reveals code snippets from the Gboard beta app that indicate a new battery saver mode / mode is being tested by the company.
It is called a "dark theme". If this option is activated, the bright theme is deactivated and the app's animation-heavy functions (such as stickers and Bitmoji) are deactivated to save the battery.
The functionality can be activated manually, although it is also triggered automatically, the Android power saving mode is activated.
The beta release also revealed some other features that could be added to the stable channel, including low memory alerts, an OCR tool, universal media link, and sticker suggestions and favorites
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