Sphere for iOS - Release Notes & Updates 🍏

Release notes for iOS will be posted here!

Our first iOS Update since launching the forum has landed! :partying_face:

Sphere for iOS v.1.2.5 is now live in the App Store :apple:

Release Notes:

:new: Link Previews now show in chats!
:hammer_and_wrench: FIX: Images being erroneously downloaded twice upon selection in chat.

Happy updating! :balloon:

Not to oversell but the next release is gonna be :b:IG :fire::fire::fire:

Happy release day, Apple folks! :green_apple:

Sphere for iOS 1.2.6 is now available in the App Store :iphone:

οΏΌ In this release:

:new: The Feed can now be browsed offline, even across app relaunches (e.g., after termination by iOS or force quitting by users).

:new: App launching is now faster on average, as it no longer waits for a successful connection if cached content for offline browsing is available.

:new: The app now remembers your last selected sphere in the Feed.

:hammer_and_wrench: FIX: The red ringbell badge did not show up on spheres having outstanding important messages, but only from muted chats.

Sphere for iOS 1.2.7 is now available in the App Store :apple:

In this release:

:new: Direct Message β€” You can now start a one-to-one private chat with your fellow sphere members, through a single tap in their profile. You can also start a DM chat through the (+) button at the bottom of the Feed.
:new: GIFmas - Yes, you can FINALLY search for that super special GIF in one tap from your chats, before inevitably just sending one of a cat looking grumpy…


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Sphere for iOS 1.2.8 is now available in the App Store :apple:

:new: We have given the Feed a loading speed boost!
:hammer_and_wrench:Feed now shows β€œPerson sent a GIF/poll/announcement” when the last message is a GIF, poll or announcement
:hammer_and_wrench:When editing your profile, the Save button now activates as expected when you have made a name change
:hammer_and_wrench:Messages sent by you in quick succession can no longer be ungrouped erroneously by a slim chance β€” as if there were multiple clones of you β€” for a short period of time.
:hammer_and_wrench:Text message drafts now remember the quoted message to which you intend to reply.
:hammer_and_wrench: GIF blockquotes now show a thumbnail, instead of Clippy with an obscure filename.
:hammer_and_wrench: The cropper control in the photo editor no longer plays hide and seek with your fingertips β€” they now stick to the touchable canvas as intended.
:hammer_and_wrench: Items on the Feed are now highlighted when you select them.
:hammer_and_wrench: Invite links now make progress as expected on the β€œEnter Code” screen.
:hammer_and_wrench: Increased the update frequency of the chat participant list.

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Sphere for iOS 1.2.8 is now available in the App Store :apple:

:new: Events β€” Organise events for your fellow friends directly in Sphere!
:hammer_and_wrench: URLs in your profile are now tappable.
:hammer_and_wrench:Off-alignment of some error messages has been fixed.
:hammer_and_wrench: The Important Messages banner was not in sync with the Important Messages Inbox.
:hammer_and_wrench: Chat no longer scrolls up unintentionally when the long press message actions menu is activated
:hammer_and_wrench:The keyboard when creating an Important Message was misbehaving.

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