WhatsApp Business beta for Android 2.19.117: what’s new?

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WhatsApp has recently submitted a new update through the Google Play Beta Program, bringing the Business version up to 2.19.117.
What’s new in this update? Discover all details below!

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ATTENTION:
  • The new Dark Splash Screen is available in this 2.19.117 beta update.
  • The Home tab is not available yet.
  • WhatsApp is working on the feature in the recent few updates, to ensure the best bug-free experience for you before the release.
  • There is no issue if you have updated your WhatsApp beta version and it’s not visible for you, seen that it’s under development.
  • We have no details about when the feature will be released. So we invite you to be patient.
DARK SPLASH SCREEN

WhatsApp has implemented a Dark Splash Screen in the WhatsApp Messenger beta for Android 2.19.311. The Dark Spash Screen is already visible for everyone having an Android version that supports the Dark Mode.
In the update for WhatsApp Business, WhatsApp has added the same redesigned Dark Spash Screen:

LINKED ACCOUNTS

We published some information about the Linked Accounts feature in an old article.
In this beta there are new hidden references about this feature, that will be available in future, and we finally know more details.
The Linked Accounts feature will allow to link your account to external services, for example, to Facebook, so your customers can easily find your account!

As usual, we have no details when this feature will be released. We will announce it when the feature is ready!

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NEW HOME TAB

A long time ago, WhatsApp has added, in both iOS and Android apps, the Camera tab. A lot of users didn’t like it, but WhatsApp has never removed the tab.
Today an important news has been found. In future, WhatsApp will completely remove the Camera tab in the Business version (so WhatsApp Messenger will continue to have it), replacing it with a new Home tab!
But, what is the new Home tab? The Home tab will contain all important shortcuts for features that WhatsApp Business offers!
Here you can see a preview:

We have no details when WhatsApp is going to release an update that brings this new tab, however you can see that the Home tab is ready, so an update might be available soon.
Stay tuned with us, we will announce when new details are available!


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