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5 Best Fixes for Dark Mode Not Working in Apple Maps on iPhone and Mac
Apple Maps allows you to navigate your daily commute by providing the shortest routes to your destination. You can save your home address in Apple Maps for easy access to the best directions for returning home from work or elsewhere. Additionally, you can use Apple Maps on Mac to plan your routes.
The Maps app supports Dark Mode, but if you can’t use it, here are the solutions to fix Dark Mode not working in Apple Maps on iPhone and Mac.
1. Disable Permanent Light Mode Appearance on Mac
The Apple Maps app on Mac allows you to easily view detailed routes and switch between KM (Kilometer) and Miles for accurate distance measurements. If your Apple Maps navigation switches to light mode while using Dark mode for all apps and system on your Mac, follow these steps to disable the permanent Light Mode setting on your Mac.Step 1: Press Command + Spacebar keyboard shortcut to open Spotlight Search, type Maps, and press Return.
Click on Maps at the top-left corner.
Step 3: Select Settings from the menu.
Step 4: General tab, ensure that the option of Always Use Light Map Appearance is disabled.
Step 5: Close the window to check if the problem is solved.
Apple Maps relies on the native Dark Mode setting of your iPhone and Mac, so if Dark Mode doesn’t work during navigation, you can fix it by adjusting the Appearance settings.
Step 1: Open Settings on iPhone.
Step 2: Scroll down and tap Display and Brightness.
Step 3: Select Dark Mode to enable it manually.
Step 4: Disable the toggle for Automatic.
Step 5: Close Settings and open Apple Maps to check if the problem persists.
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“Step 1: Press Command + Spacebar to open Spotlight Search, type ‘System Settings,’ and press Return.
Step 2: Select Appearance from the left menu.
Step 3: Choose Dark Appearance.”
By removing redundant words and phrases, the instructions become clearer and more straightforward.
Step 4: Close Settings and open the Apple Maps app to check if the problem persists.
3. Check Location Services
If you prefer using Automatic Appearance for Dark Mode on your iPhone and Mac, check your Location Services. Make sure you select the right region and time for accurate Dark Mode theme change.
Step 1: Open Settings on your iPhone.
Step 2: Scroll down and tap on Privacy and Security.
Step 3: Tap Location Services.
Step 4: Enable Location Services by toggling the switch.
Step 5: Scroll down and tap Maps.
Step 6: Enable Location Access by selecting your preference. You can enable this feature to switch to Dark Mode as well.
Step 7: Close Settings and open Maps to check if the problem is solved.
Step 1: Open Spotlight Search by pressing Command + Spacebar, type “System Settings,” and press Return.
Step 2: Scroll down and click on Privacy and Security in the left menu.
Step 3: Select Location Services.
Step 4: Turn on the toggle next to Location Services and Maps to enable access.
Step 5: Close the window and open Apple Maps to check if the problem persists.
4. Force Quit and Relaunch Apple Maps
Sometimes system settings may not be applied immediately if the app(s) is running in the background. We recommend force quitting and relaunching Apple Maps on iPhone and Mac.
Step 1: On the home screen of your iPhone, swipe up and hold to reveal the background app windows. Step 2: Swipe right to find the Maps app. Then swipe up to remove it.
Step 3: Relaunch Maps to check if the problem is solved.
Step 1: Click the Apple logo at the top-left corner and select Force Quit.
Step 2: Select Maps from the list of apps and click Force Quit.
Step 3: Click Ok to confirm.
Relaunch Apple Maps to see if the problem is fixed.
5. Update Maps App
To update the Apple Maps app on your iPhone and Mac, you need to update the software versions of your Apple devices.
To make your iPhone vibrate when receiving notifications, follow these steps:
1. Open Settings on your iPhone.
Step 2: Scroll down and tap General.
Step 3: Tap Software Update.
Step 4: Download and install any available updates. Step 5: Open Maps to check if the problem is resolved.
Step 1: Press Command + Spacebar to open Spotlight Search, type “Check For Software Update,” and press Return.
Step 2: Download and install any available updates. Step 3: Open Apple Maps to check if the problem is solved.
Fixing Dark Mode Not Working in Apple Maps
If Dark Mode is not working in Apple Maps on your iPhone, these solutions can help you fix the issue. Additionally, if the Speed Limit indicator is not showing in Apple Maps, you can refer to our post on how to resolve this problem.
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