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Google Contacts App Update Adds All-White Material Theme

Posted On: Aug 10, 2018   |   Posted By: Android Headlines

Google Contacts App Update Adds All-White Material Theme

The Google Contacts Android app is currently in the process of receiving a new update via the Google Play Store which brings the version up to 3.0. The update itself does not seem to add anything new in terms of functionality, besides the usual bug fixes and improvements, although it does fairly drastically change the look of the app.
This is due to the Contacts app now getting more of a ‘Material Design 2' makeover where the primary changes come from the adoption of a new Material theme. Which in the case of Google, means more white everywhere. As a result, the Contacts app is now even more whiter than ever before, and this also includes the top section of the app, the ‘action bar,' which currently adopts a blue background. Following the update the action bar is completely white. This white emphasis continues through to the smaller elements of the app. For example while the icons within the menu and settings are not white, they are a lighter in color, this is irrespective of whether they were dark grey or...

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