As per the recent updates of the WhatsApp, the WhatsApp for Android beta 2.19.297 has now been released. This latest beta version brings a new Light Splash Screen feature for users. Splash screen is a new page that shows up initially when the WhatsApp loads for the first time. The screen contains the WhatsApp logo on a white background. This feature is only seen in the latest Android beta after it was seen in the business beta a few days ago. As per the news, the latest Android beta update also suggests that a Dark Splash Screen feature is also in the making and make take a while to show up.
Users can get this latest version by enrolling themselves in the WhatsApp Google Play beta program. The latest feature may have a bug in which they might spot Dark Splash Screen feature even if the dark theme is not enabled. Under the varied beta releases, it is clearly mentioned that dark theme is under development, but the timeframe is still not known.
Along with the splash screen feature, the WhatsApp tracker claims that the latest Android beta version 2.19.297 also brings support for the ‘Payments’ feature to Indonesia. The payment feature will only include the wallet feature for now.
Talking about the further updates, the WhatsApp is working on releasing the disappearing messages feature.