Android changelog

2.8.0 beta v1 (May 2018)

  • Side menu redesign
  • User quota in side menu
  • Descending option when sorting
  • New downloaded/offline icons and pins
  • One panel design for tablets
  • Custom tabs for OAuth
  • UI improvements, including:
    • Fab button above snackbar
    • Toggle to control password visibility when sharing via link
  • Bug fixes, including:
    • Fix block for deleted basic/oauth accounts
    • Fix available offline when renaming files
    • Fix camera directory not selectable in root
    • Fix guest account showing an empty file list
    • Hide keyboard when going back from select user view
    • Fix black "downloading screen" message when downloading an image offline.

2.7.0 (April 2018)

  • Fingerprint lock
  • Pattern lock (contribution)
  • Upload picture directly from camera (contribution)
  • GIF support
  • New features wizard
  • UI improvements, including:
    • Display file size during upload (contribution)
    • Animations when switching folders
  • Bug fixes, including:
    • Hide always visible notification in Android 8

2.7.0 beta v1 (March 2018)

  • Fingerprint lock
  • Pattern lock (contribution)
  • Upload picture directly from camera (contribution)
  • GIF support
  • New features wizard
  • UI improvements, including:
    • Display file size during upload (contribution)
  • Bug fixes, including:
    • Hide always visible notification in Android 8

2.6.0 (February 2018)

  • Camera uploads, replacing instant uploads (Android 5 or higher required)
  • Android 8 support
  • Notification channels (Android 8 required)
  • Private link (OC X required)
  • Fixed typos in some translations

2.5.1 beta v1 (November 2017)

  • Camera uploads (replacing instant uploads)
  • Android O support
  • Notification channels (Android O required)
  • Private link (OC X required)
  • Fixed typos in some translations

2.5.0 (October 2017)

  • OAuth2 support
  • Show file listing option (anonymous upload) when sharing a folder (OC X required)
  • First approach to fix instant uploads
  • UI improvements, including:
    • Hide share icon when resharing is forbidden
    • Improve feedback when uploading infected files
  • Bug fixes

2.4.0 (May 2017)

  • Video streaming
  • Multiple public links per file (OC X required)
  • Share with custom groups (OC X required)
  • Automated retry of failed transfers in Android 6 and 7
  • Save shared text as new file
  • File count per section in uploads view
  • UI improvements, including:
    • Share view update
  • Bug fixes

2.3.0 (March 2017)

  • Included privacy policy.
  • Error messages improvement.
  • Design/UI improvement: snackbars replace toasts.
  • Bugs fixed, including:
    • Crash when other app uses same account name.

2.2.0 (December 2016)

  • Set folders as Available Offline
  • New navigation drawer, with avatar and account switch.
  • New account manager, accessible from navigation drawer.
  • Set edit permissions in federated shares of folders (OC server >= 9.1)
  • Monitor and revoke session from web UI (OC server >= 9.1)
  • Improved look and contents of file menu.
  • Bugs fixed, including:
    • Keep modification time of uploaded files.
    • Stop audio when file is deleted.
    • Upload of big files.

 2.1.2 (September 2016)

  • Instant uploads fixed in Android 6.

2.1.1 (September 2016)

  • Instant uploads work in Android 7.
  • Select your camera folder to upload pictures or videos from any camera app.
  • Multi-Window support for Android 7.
  • Size of folders shown in list of files.
  • Sort by size your list of files.

2.1.0 (August 2016)

  • Select and handle multiple files
  • Sync files on tap
  • Access files through Documents Provider
  • "Can share" option for federated shares (server 9.1+)
  • Full name shown instead of user name
  • New icon
  • Style and sorting fixes
  • Bugs fixed, including:
    • Icon "available offline" shown when set
    • Trim blanks of username in login view
    • Protect password field from suggestions

2.0.1 (June 2016)

  • Favorite files are now called AVAILABLE OFFLINE
  • New overlay icons
  • Bugs fixed, including:
    • Upload content from other apps works again
    • Passwords with non-alphanumeric characters work fine
    • Sending files from other apps does not duplicate them
    • Favorite setting is not lost after uploading
    • Instant uploads waiting for Wi-Fi are not shown as failed

2.0.0 (April 2016)

  • Uploads view: track the progress of your uploads and handle failures
  • Federated sharing: share files with users in other ownCloud servers
  • Improvements on the UI following material design lines
  • Set a shared-by-link folder as editable
  • Wifi-only for instant uploads stop on Wifi loss
  • Be warned of server certificate changed in any action
  • Improvements when other apps send files to ownCloud
  • Bug fixing

1.9.1 (February 2016)

  • Set and edit permissions on internal shared data
  • Instant uploads: avoid file duplications, set policy in app settings
  • Control duplication of files uploaded via 'Upload' button
  • Select view mode: either list or grid per folder
  • More Material Design: buttons and checkboxes
  • Fixed battery drain in automatic synchronization
  • Security fixes related to passcode
  • Wording fixes

1.9.0 (December 2015)

  • Share privately with users or groups in your server
  • Share link with password protection and expiration date
  • Fully sync a folder in two ways (manually)
  • Detect share configuration in server
  • Fingerprints in untrusted certificate dialog
  • Thumbnail in details view
  • OC color in notifications
  • Fixed video preview
  • Fixed sorting with accents
  • Error shown when no app can "open with" a file
  • Fixed relative date in some languages
  • Media scanner triggered after uploads

1.8.0 (September 2015)

  • New MATERIAL DESIGN theme
  • Updated FILE TYPE ICONS
  • Preview TXT files within the app
  • COPY files & folders
  • Preview the full file/folder name from the long press menu
  • Set a file as FAVORITE (kept-in-sync) from the CONTEXT MENU
  • Updated CONFLICT RESOLUTION dialog (wording)
  • Updated background for images with TRANSPARENCY in GALLERY
  • Hidden files will not enforce list view instead of GRID VIEW (folders from Picasa & others)
  • Security:
    • Updated network stack with security fixes (Jackrabbit 2.10.1)
  • Bugs fixed:
    • Fixed crash when ETag is lost
    • Passcode creation not restarted on device rotation
    • Recovered share icon shown on folders 'shared with me'
    • User name added to subject when sending a share link through e-mail (fixed on SAMLed apps)

1.7.2 (July 2015)

  • New navigation drawer
  • Improved Passcode
  • Automatic grid view just for folders full of images
  • More characters allowed in file names
  • Support for servers in same domain, different path
  • Bugs fixed:
    • Frequent crashes in folder with several images
    • Sync error in servers with huge quota and external storage enable
    • Share by link error
    • Some other crashes and minor bugs

1.7.1 (April 2015)

  • Share link even with password enforced by server
  • Get the app ready for oc 8.1 servers
  • Added option to create new folder in uploads from external apps
  • Improved management of deleted users
  • Bugs fixed
    • Fixed crash on Android 2.x devices
    • Improvements on uploads

1.7.0 (February 2015)

  • Download full folders
  • Grid view for images
  • Remote thumbnails (OC Server 8.0+)
  • Added number of files and folders at the end of the list
  • "Open with" in contextual menu
  • Downloads added to Media Provider
  • Uploads:
    • Local thumbnails in section "Files"
    • Multiple selection in "Content from other apps" (Android 4.3+)
  • Gallery:
    • proper handling of EXIF
    • obey sorting in the list of files
  • Settings view updated
  • Improved subjects in e-mails
  • Bugs fixed

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