When users load Gmail in a new tab or after an extended period of time, the Gmail logo animated in as a red bar below it shows loading progress. This splash screen also gives users to option to “Load basic HTML” for slower connections. For Gmail, the ‘Google Workspace’ logo now appears on both personal and paid enterprise accounts. The Android app doesn’t have a splash screen yet, but that is also said to change with Android 12’s enhanced splash screen. The new branding change comes as Google pushes for a “Google Workspace for everyone” approach. According to a report in 9to5Google, it technically started rolling out in April this year, but Google made official on Monday the ability to enable chat and have it appear in Gmail.
Google just recently opened up Google Workplace to “everyone.” “enabling the integrated Gmail experience with Chat and Rooms, shortly to be called Spaces, with free, personal accounts. As a result, the Google Workspace branding has been extended to iOS and is now visible on the Gmail web client. YouTube Workspace “now displays on the iOS Gmail splash screen after the version 6.0.210613 update. According to sources, the splash screen only appears on iPhone and not iPad devices. Similar to this, the two squares and the rectangle for Rooms in the bottom bar are beginning to be replaced with the Spaces icon.