Dark Mode prevents WebXR AR session from displaying any content

Issue:
When viewing WebXR AR content in Dark Mode, the camera feed of the real world and the 3D AR content is completely blank / black.

When viewing the same WebXR AR content not in Dark Mode, the camera feed and AR content display as expected.

Steps to recreate:

  • Switch Samsung Internet into Dark Mode
  • Visit some WebXR AR content, for example:
    Barebones AR
  • Hit ‘Enter AR’
  • Observe that the DOM overlay is still visible and indicates that a WebXR session is in progress, but the camera feed and WebXR content is not visible
  • Now turn off Dark Mode
  • Reload the same content
  • Enter AR
  • Observe that the camera feed and AR content is now visible

Tested on:
Android 12
Samsung Internet 16.2.5.4

Cheers
Miles

How long have you been facing this issue? Is it from a new update?

Hi @Nuke
This first came to my attention April 13.
I can’t say if it was an issue prior to then, as we were not reviewing in dark mode.
I was first able to confirm it was an issue in 16.2.5.4 public, and 17.0.1.65 beta.
It is still an issue 17.0.1.69 public and 17.0.1.69 beta
This is observed on Pixel 4 XL, Android 12