Google Chrome is testing Material You’s dynamic colors for new tabs

What you need to know

  • A test via Chrome Canary shows that Google is interested in adding a Material You feature to Android.
  • Chrome web users might see a dynamic color feature that allows the browser to take the main color of its wallpaper as its own theme.
  • Dynamic colors on Android phones completely change the color of many UI elements and Google-developed apps.

Google appears to be testing a new feature via Chrome Canary that resembles Material You on Android.

The test was spotted by a Reddit user who posted a few short videos of the test in action. Through the videos provided, we can see how Google Chrome will soon attempt to complement the tab color with whatever background users choose to display as their browser’s background, similar to dynamic colors via Material You.