WhatsApp’s new feature has been spotted to be under development in v188.8.131.52 beta for Android.
WhatsApp is reportedly performing on a replacement Wallpaper feature which will allow users to settle on different backgrounds for various chats, supported the theme utilized in the app. This new feature was spotted during a previous iOS beta version, and now it’s said to be under development for Android users also. Its development was sighted within the WhatsApp v184.108.40.206 beta for Android. Because this feature is under development, it won’t be available to users even when if they’re using the beta version. WhatsApp is predicted to enable an equivalent for beta users within the future, followed by rollout for everybody.
WABetaInfo spotted the new Wallpaper feature within the WhatsApp v220.127.116.11 beta for Android. A report by the WhatsApp features tracker says that when users will look to settle on a default wallpaper within the app, it’ll ask if they need to download the WhatsApp Wallpaper app. this is often reported to be a politician WhatsApp app that gives Wallpapers for the social messaging platform. This app is listed on Google Play and was last updated in 2011. Once the new Wallpaper feature goes live, WhatsApp will likely update this app with more options to settle on from.
As mentioned, the new Wallpaper feature will allow users to settle on different wallpapers for various chats, almost like how it had been spotted on iOS. WABetaInfo says that this feature is going to be available for Android users during a future build; however, the precise rollout timeline isn’t known.
WhatsApp is reportedly performing on a Storage Usage redesign also. The section is predicted to possess a replacement storage bar at the highest that gives details about the portion of space consumed by the media files shared over WhatsApp. There’s also getting to be a Suggested pack up option that lists forwarded and enormous files during a thumbnail view to assist users to review and delete them to release some space. This feature is additionally currently under development and hasn’t been enabled for WhatsApp beta users.