The Samsung Theme Store is flooded with thousands of dark themes but all of them don’t support Samsung One UI 2. The Samsung Galaxy themes I purchased for my Galaxy S8, Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S10 no longer theme my Note 10 Plus and Galaxy S20 completely. If you are looking for the best Samsung themes that work flawlessly on the latest One UI, I’ve come with a list of 30 beautiful dark themes for your Galaxy phone that work on Android 9 and 10.
Browsing hundreds of themes, downloading and trying them is really a time-taking and data-consuming job. I spent hours exploring the Theme Store and shortlist the best Samsung themes. Most of the themes listed below are black and dark because dark themes look great on Samsung’s AMOLED display, save battery, and save eyes from digital eye strain.
Personally, I don’t like the One UI’s default dark theme. However, there are a bunch of 3rd-party dark themes that can customize every aspect of the One UI including, the lock screen, phone dialer, contacts, quick settings, and notification panel, messaging, calendar, calculator, keyboard, file manager, SystemUI, and so on. Without any further ado, let’s check out the best Samsung themes available right now.
Out of the 30 dark Samsung themes listed below 15 are free and the remaining themes are premium. If you like white or light themes, don’t forget to check out these 20 best light Samsung themes.
Note: Since the Samsung theme download links can’t be shared, I have provided the exact keywords that you can use to search for the themes and download them. You just need to open the Galaxy Themes app via Settings > Themes, tap the search icon, and type your query to find the themes.
1. Blac UI (Free)
Designed by Lucas Kendi, Blac UI is one of the best free dark themes that fully supports Samsung One UI 1.0 and One UI 2.0. The theme has a beautiful blue and black wallpaper with a material design. Blue and green highlights on a dark background make Blac UI look awesome. The use of colorful icons in the Settings interface is the best thing about this theme. Blac UI has been my favorite dark theme because of its premium feel and clean looks. The theme works perfectly on phones like Galaxy A20, Galaxy A50, Galaxy A80, Galaxy S10, Note 10 and I have no doubt it’ll work on other Galaxy phones as well.
If you love Black UI, you should also try its light version. Just search for Light UI and you can find it in the Theme Store.
Theme search keyword: ‘kendi blac ui’
2. Black Onix (Free)
Black Onix is another awesome dark theme for Samsung Galaxy phones running One UI 1 or One UI 2. It has been there for 3 years in the Theme Store and it keeps getting regular updates. Black Onix has a pitch-black background and blue and purple highlights that look really cool. The use of gradients in the dialer and menu tabs add it further charm. I used this theme on my Galaxy S8, S9, and now on Note 10+.
Blck Onix is a free theme but it has all premium features. It also comes with a beautiful AOD. It is definitely one of the best Samsung themes you must install and try.
Theme search keyword: ‘gs black onix’
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3. Amethyst Dark (Paid)
Amethyst Dark is another great dark Samsung theme that you must check out. It has been designed by Sebastian Wolodkiewicz who has developed some of the best themes for Samsung devices. The combination of dark violet background and rose gold highlights gives it a killer look. I purchased this theme 2 years ago for my Galaxy S9 and it still works like a charm on my Note 10+. It’s worth the money you pay to get it.
Theme search keyword: ‘sw amethyst dark’
4. Black and Blue All Over (Free)
Embossed icons, eye-catching dialer screen, royal blue, and splashes of black here and there, all make this theme a must-have. If you don’t like a plain background on the home and lock screens, you can use a matching wallpaper to enhance its looks. The theme has been developed by Performance Design and is available in 2 variants with little tweaks. You can enjoy this theme for free.
Theme search keyword: ‘rpm black and blue all over’
5. Azure (Paid)
Designed by Naveen Rai, Azure is a minimal and material theme for Samsung Galaxy devices. It has a very clean design and everything looks just perfect. This dark theme looks good because of the great use of dark grey, black, and royal blue colors. The dialer theme that comes with Azure has a refreshing look. In my view, this is one of the best Samsung themes that you should check out on your Samsung device.
Theme search keyword: ‘nr azure’
6. Black Lemon (Free)
Black Lemon by MINU is a free dark black Samsung theme. The combination of yellow and black make it a simple yet appealing theme. When applied, Black Lemon looks great on my Samsung Galaxy Note 10+. It’s a completely free theme and if you like the color combination, you must download it. It’s one of the best choices available for those who are looking for a clean black theme.
Theme search keyword: ‘minu black lemon’
7. NewDay UI BlackWall (Free)
BlackWall by Elijah Rabo is one of the best Samsung themes available in the Samsung Themes Store. A clean grey background and amazing use of gold text, outlines, and highlights give it a lovely look. BlackWall used to be a premium (paid) theme but now it can be downloaded for free.
Theme search keyword: ‘newday ui blackwall’
8. Gold & Storm Blue (Paid)
The very preview of Gold & Storm Blue makes you pine for it. Just like Amethyst Dark, this theme may be called Sebastian Wolodkiewicz’s masterpiece. I love the theme wallpaper, the icons, the colors, the AOD theme, and everything about this theme. Gold & Storm Blue is a premium theme and it is worth every penny you spend to get it. It looks amazing on my Galaxy Note 10 Plus.
Theme search keyword: ‘sw gold and stormy blue’
9. Carbon Green (Free)
Carbon (Green) is a theme with premium looks. It is one of the 4 themes of the Carbon series developed by Invaser. While Carbon Red, Purple, and Blue are paid themes, you can get Carbon (Green) for free. Just download this theme, apply it and you’ll realize why it earned a place in my list of the best Samsung themes.
Theme search keyword: ‘invaser carbon green’
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10. Lonely Blue (Free)
If you have owned the Samsung Galaxy S8, you’ll instantly recognize the stock gradient wallpapers that came with the phone. Lonely Blue by Aire Design uses similar gradient wallpapers as a base to evolve as a formidable dark Samsung theme that is compatible with all versions of the One UI. This theme is completely free to download and use.
Theme search keyword: ‘air lonely blue’
11. Dark Sunstone (Free)
Dark Sunstone is just one of the 8 themes of the Dark series with different color combinations by Made in Italy Code Art AC. Just like Dark Sunstone, all other themes of the series are available for free.
- Dark Emerald
- Dark Turquoise
- Dark Coral
- Dark Amber
- Dark Ruby
- Dark Amethyst
- Dark Sapphire
Theme search keyword: ‘dark sunstone’
12. Gold Corner (Paid)
If you love the black-gold combination, Gold Corner is a great premium theme to go for. Personally, I love the theme wallpaper and the dialer screen. Gold Corner is a beautiful dark theme for Samsung Galaxy devices that look so great on the AMOLED display. This is one of the best Samsung dark themes that works well with One UI 2.
Theme search keyword: ‘aire gold corner’
13. BlackRed (Free)
Here is another pitch-black theme with red highlights. BlackRed is a free Samsung theme by Irwin Escalante. As you can see in the screenshots, BlackRed is a minimal theme with a killer color combination. I am sure you won’t be able to ignore it as it looks really good when applied. The developer has also made a pink version of the theme called BlackPink and you should try that too.
Theme search keyword: ‘ieu black red’
14. Lime Dark (Paid)
If you can spend $2 for a premium theme, Lime Dark by MINU is one of the best dark themes for Samsung devices to buy. It’s a really beautiful theme that customizes every as[ect of your phone including the icons, calculator, calendar, etc. Download this theme and you’ll surely love it.
Theme search keyword: ‘minu lime dark’
15. Material Indigo Dark (Free)
If you get fed up with dark Samsung themes dominated by black and grey colors, Material Indigo Dark might be the perfect diversion for you. It’s a very neat theme with a material design wallpaper on the front and matty dark base with violet overtones in the UI.
Theme search keyword: ‘material indigo dark’
16. Minimal (Paid)
Minimal is one of those Samsung themes that might make you fall in love at first sight. A dark grey background with patterns, matty plain gray background, and an icon pack that makes you feel nostalgic about old days! This one is my personal favorites and one of the best Samsung themes in my opinion.
Theme search keyword: ‘invaser minimal’
17. Modern Vibe (Paid)
Like most Aire Design’s themes, Modern Vibe comes with an animated video lock screen. The pink and blue accents on the grey base add to the charm of the theme. It’s a paid theme that’s currently on a huge discount.
Theme search keyword: ‘aire modern vibe’
18. Neon (Paid)
Neon is a minimal style dark theme for Samsung Galaxy devices. It has a clean layout and I like the theme wallpaper, the phone dialer, and the systemUI theming in particular. If you can spend $1 for a theme, you must consider downloading the Neon theme for your Samsung phone.
Theme search keyword: ‘tma neon’
19. Neon Green (Paid)
Neon Green a perfect dark Samsung theme. The theme was released in April 2020 and looks amazing on devices like Galaxy S20 Ultra and Galaxy Note 10 Plus. Neon green highlights on a pitch-black background produce a simply mesmerizing effect. I just love everything about this theme – the icons and the dialer screen, in particular.
Theme search keyword: ‘rpm neon green’
20. Neon Stars (Free)
Neon Stars is another dark theme for Samsung Galaxy devices. This theme is free and yet it has all the premium features. Neon Stars is a great Samsung One UI 2 theme. Try this theme and you’ll love it as I do.
Theme search keyword: ‘walk on mars neon stars’
21. Orange Burst (Free)
A lightweight theme with a plain black background – there’s nothing more to tell about this simple theme. Orange Burst is all about lots of blacks and flashes of oranges. The theme is developed by SHMO Designs is a completely free Samsung theme.
Theme search keyword: ‘shmo orange burst’
22. Oxygen (Paid)
Oxygen is one of the most beautiful Samsung themes. I just find the fabric texture with O2 logo on a grey background just looks too good. This premium paid theme has been designed by Invaser and if you have some bucks to spend on a theme, you must get Oxygen. It’s simply the best Samsung theme I have ever purchased.
Theme search keyword: ‘invaser oxygen’
23. Purple Gradation (Free)
Here is another dark theme with a gradient purple effect and white text. It’s a neat and clean theme that looks good. If you like this free Samsung theme, download it from the Galaxy Themes Store.
Theme search keyword: ‘air purple gradation’
24. Rainbow LED (Paid)
Rainbow LED is a premium dark theme for Samsung One UI. As you can see in the preview image, it looks beautiful. Rainbow LED is one of the best Samsung themes to go for. In my view, this theme by Aire Design could look even better if the developer had used a darker background.
Theme search keyword: ‘air rainbow led’
25. RedCardUX (Paid)
Saurabh Gupta is known for his material design icon packs and themes. RedCard UX is a dark material design theme that should be there in your installed themes list. The combination of matty red and dark grey background just looks so beautiful. The preview image should be self-evident why Red Card UX made a place for itself in our list of the best Samsung themes.
Theme search keyword: ‘saurabh gupta redcardux’
26. Rise UI (Paid)
Rise UI comes from the same designer who gave a great free dark theme like Blac UI. It’s a premium theme by Lucas Kendi with a semi-dark background that gives you great viewability in the sunlight and dark environments. The theme’s scheme of faded colors makes it soothing to the eyes. It’s a great Samsung One UI 2 theme that works with all Samsung Galaxy devices running One UI.
Theme search keyword: ‘kendi rise ui’
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27. SolataUX (Free)
Here is another great dark Samsung theme that is available for free. The combination of dark slate indigo and magenta colors with white text makes SolataUX is must-have theme for dark theme lovers.
Theme search keyword: ‘saurabh gupta solataux’
28. Planting Trees (Free)
Planting Trees is not a typical dark theme for Samsung devices but it does look awesome with its soothing olive green background. It is a free theme that customizes every aspect of your Samsung device running One UI.
Theme search keyword: ‘planting trees mi hee’
29. Verge (Paid)
Verge is a dark theme with colorful line elements and cool icons by Naveen Rai. It’s a stylish and modern Samsung theme that’s perfect in its own right. I love this theme very much and it’s one of the best Samsung themes that you can get right now. You must download and try it.
Theme search keyword: ‘nr verge’
30. Yellow Stripes (Paid)
Just take a look at the screenshots above. Does Yellow Stripes not look great? I think it’s one of the best Samsung dark themes. Balck, dark grey and yellow colors have been shrewdly used to produce a theme that looks so amazing. Having tried it out on my Galaxy Note 10, I just couldn’t stop myself from tapping the ‘Buy’ option.
Theme search keyword: ‘invaser yellow stripes’
You have checked out all 30 best Samsung themes listed above, you should realize how must time, research, and hard work I have put in compiling it. Download and install the Samsung Dark themes for your Galaxy device running One UI and let me know what you think about them.
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