Changelog


1.7.1 (2017-06-??)

  • Added support for stored pushes when pushing to Chrome: if Chrome is offline at the time of the push, push will be received when it’s back online
  • Added support for Multi-SIM SMS and MMS on Android 5.1 and above
  • Added support for always sending text messages via MMS

1.7 (2017-05-11)

All of the beta features now available for everyone! Some highlights:

General

  • SMS Contact Photos
  • Battery status notifications
  • Notification Pictures
  • Super fast SMS and MMS notifications
  • Automatic contact info refreshing
  • Android Nougat Quick Settings tile to toggle notification syncing

Chrome

  • Themes
  • Remote Info and Settings for Android devices
  • Dismiss Everywhere button
  • Options to hide commands and devices

1.5.7b (Beta) (2017-05-05)

  • Chrome: customizable themes. Check example video here.
  • Chrome: automatic theme that changes do dark after 5 P.M. and to light after 10 A.M.
  • Added interruption filter and sound volumes to Join API
  • Made empty Join Group notifications on Android 7 and above clear automatically
  • Other smaller bugfixes

1.5.6b (Beta) (2017-04-05)

  • Added notification pictures to notifications
  • Join SMS message notifications will now dismiss on all devices if read from one
  • Chrome: Switched Dismissed buttons for notifications: top right X will close only locally, Dismiss Everywhere button will dismiss everywhere
  • Android: Made received images be downloaded do DCIM/Join instead of the regular download folder
  • Android: Added option to disable battery notifications

1.5.5b (Beta) (2017-04-04)

  • Android app: Android 7 quick tile to enable/disable notification sending
  • Chrome extension: separate Dismiss button for notifications that only dismisses notifications locally
  • Chrome extension: Notification dialog with more actions when a notification has more than 1 action
  • Chrome extension: clear API notifications on other devices when dismissed with the Close button (top-right cross button)

1.5.4b (Beta) (2017-04-03)

  • Added remote settings & info window in the Chrome extension
  • Added contact pictures on App shortcuts on Android N
  • Battery full and battery low event notifications

1.5.4b (Beta) (2017-03-30)

  • Added support for contact pictures on Android and the chrome extension
  • Added automatic contact info refreshing
  • Fixed some more bugs related to MMS threading

1.5.2b (Beta) (2017-03-10)

  • Join API notification dismissal is now synced between android devices
  • Made most SMS and MMS notifications much quicker to appear on remote devices
  • Fixed bugs related to MMS threads being wrongly constructed and

1.5.1 (2017-02-15)

  • Ask user for own phone number when setting up SMS/MMS
  • fix MMS and Group messaging thread issues
  • fixed bug where MMS with just image couldn’t be sent

1.5 (2017-02-09)

All of the beta features listed below are now available for everyone. Some highlights:

  • MMS Support: send and receive messages with images remotely on your Android devices, Chrome browser and Windows 10 app
  • Group messaging
  • Faster and more reliable file uploads
  • Send by device name from Join API
  • All sorts of bug fixes

1.0.41b (Beta) (2017-01-18)

  • Made SMS pushes be sent to all devices by default. You now block which devices you want SMS not to push to. If you add a new device SMS will be automatically pushed to it.
  • Added new deviceNames field to the Join API. Must be used with the API key. For example calling  https://joinjoaomgcd.appspot.com/_ah/api/messaging/v1/sendPush?apikey=YOUR_API_KEY&title=hi&text=hello&deviceNames=Nexus,PC would send a push to all devices with the word Nexus or the letters PC in the name

1.0.40b (Beta) (2017-01-10)

  • Fixed some MMS related issues

1.0.38b (Beta) (2016-12-16)

  • Fixed issue of pushing to shared devices

1.0.34b (Beta) (2016-11-24)

  • Some more bugfixes

1.0.33b (Beta) (2016-11-24)

  • Several bug fixes related to MMS
  • Fixed issues with file uploading to make it faster

1.0.32b (Beta) (2016-11-23)

  • Several bug fixes related to MMS

1.0.31b (Beta) (2016-11-22)

  • Fixed issue where all MMS would appear in one thread
  • Re-did file uploading from the ground up to be quicker and more reliable – should no longer create duplicate Join Files folders on Google Drive now
  • Made persistent notifications disappear if notification access service is running
  • Hopefully fixed sending MMS remotely for some users
  • Added screen explaining what the sms sync notification is about

1.0.29b (Beta) (2016-11-17)

  • Fixed bug with MMS and SMS not syncing. Please disable and re-enable the Settings -> SMS and Phone Calls -> SMS and Call Service switch to fix it. Sorry for the trouble.

1.0.28b (Beta) (2016-11-17)

  • Added MMS support in Chrome (you need to enable the Beta features in the extension settings)
  • Added emoji support in Chrome extension
  • optionally respect do-not-disturb mode and priority notifications mode for synced notifications
  • delay Gmail notifications by 1 second and only send last one so you don’t get multiple notifications in a row
  • made whatsapp call notifications show up
  • other various bug fixes

1.0.27 (2016-10-24)

All of the beta features listed below are now available for everyone. Some highlights:

  • Share your devices with other accounts so they can push stuff to you
  • Remote phone call handling
  • App Shortcuts on Android 7.1
  • Reply to SMS and chat apps remotely on Android Wear
  • Push history now available on the web
  • Remtote lock screen wallpaper setting
  • Vibrations and Priority fields in the Join API

1.0.26b (Beta) (2016-10-20)

1.0.24b (Beta) (2016-10-07)

  • added speaker and mute mic buttons in ongoing call notifications
  • added ability to set lockscreen wallpaper on Android 7.0 and above
  • fixed not being able to delete pushes from the Android app

1.0.23b.bf2 (Beta) (2016-09-14)

  • Android: Fixed some files not opening automatically when downloaded
  • Android: Fixed GCM tokens not refreshing when changing ROM
  • Android: Added additional direct GCM key test
  • Android SMS uploading: Fixed in some situations and made quicker

1.0.23b (Beta) (2016-09-05)

Android

  • Share your device with another account so that other people can push stuff to you
  • Bottom sheet for device actions instead of popup menu
  • SMS homescreen shortcut
  • Send file action in main app
  • Quick reply action for Android Wear and Android N notifications and SMS.
  • Fixed Whatsapp issue
  • Option to define your own pre-defined responses on Android Wear
  • Fixed issue with SMS messages with special characters not sending
  • Push history shows correctly for devices running recent Join version
  • User can select YouTube video description and privacy for screen captures
  • Support for mirroring Direct Reply for Android N notifications

Chrome

  • Snooze notification mirroring
  • Call management support
  • Device push history for devices running recent Join version
  • Option to keep notifications until you interact with them
  • Creating notification with link in uses target’s title instead of current page’s title
  • Popout window size is now kept between sessions
  • Change badge color to orange when notifications unread, grey when read
  • Changed most dialogs to custom dialogs instead of native javascript dialogs
  • Automatically selects the notification tab if there are unread notifications when you click the popup icon. Otherwise selects the last selected tab.

API

  • Added vibration pattern and priority  parameters

1.0.20 (2016-07-04)

  • public release of the new notification features mentioned below. Check out an example video here.

1.0.19b (Beta)(2016-07-04)

  • Made LED blink with the same color as the notification icon on supported devices
  • Bug fixes

1.0.17b (Beta)(2016-06-30)

  • When mirroring notifications, the original status bar icon will be used!
  • When sending a notification with the API, if the icon contains transparency it will also be used as the status bar icon (notice the xbox icon at the top in the beginning of the video)
  • The accent color on the notification will be set to the color of the icon
  • When the notifications are grouped on Android N, the group notification will show the title in the little subtext next to “Join” and will also be tinted with the icon color
  • Added option to request screen capture from the main app and Tasker
  • I also made some changes to the app purchase code so if anyone would be so kind as to try out the unlock or support options in the app when you get the update I would really really appreciate it 🙂 Also, if you can, please try to enable and disable ads and check if they show up correctly. Thanks in advance!

1.0.16 (2016-06-27)

  • Public release of screen capturing and all the beta features below
  • Added optional confirmation and renaming dialog after a video is done capturing

1.0.15b (Beta) (2016-06-23)

  • Screen Capture with optional upload to YouTube. Check here to see how it works
  • No longer requires Contacts permission. Only requests SMS permission when needed
  • Made “Reply Directly” action available for KitKat devices (was previously Lollipop and up)
  • Fixed Inbox App notifications
  • Added Dutch and Russian translations
  • Added Title filter to Tasker “Received Push” condition
  • Clipboard bubble now remembers vertical position you last dragged it to
  • When notifications are requested, all notifications are sent, not just the ones for the selected apps
  • Fixed issue with some notifications showing garbled text with encryption
  • Removed group devices from Tasker “Join Settings” action

1.0.14 (2016-05-18)

  • All of the beta features below. Some highlights:
  • Direct push: most pushes to Android and Chrome will now be sent via GCM directly without going through Join’s server first. This means faster delivery and less server load.
  • Native SMS messaging on Android devices: You now have an SMS section where you can send SMS remotely without having to use the Web UI on Android
  • Initial support for Android TV. App shows in the Android TV launcher and notifications appear as toasts. You can select the position of the toasts in the app’s settings.

1.0.13b (Beta) (2016-05-12)

  • Made Join show up in the Android TV launcher
  • Made notifications that open URLs unlock the screen first so that chrome can open them after a screen unlock
  • various bug fixes related the SMS section

1.0.12b (Beta) (2016-05-11)

  • added changelog shortucut in “Get Support” section and as a dialog when you first run the app after an update
  • option to change position of synced notification toasts on android TV

1.0.11b (Beta) (2016-05-10)

  • made notifications show up as toasts on Android TV (would appreciate if someone with an Android TV could test this)
  • added take screenshot action to android device menu
  • option to change notification sound on Android
  • fixed notification buttons on synced notifications on Android
  • Chrome: added option to send favorite command with pre-defined text (useful for pre-defined Tasker commands for example)
  • made original sms notification be dismissed if sms is handled on any other device
  • added sms notification sound on android
  • fixed a bunch of SMS related bugs in Android and Windows app

1.0.10b (Beta) (2016-05-06)

  • native SMS messaging on Android!

1.0.9b (Beta) (2016-05-03)

  • added direct device-to-device pushing without going through Join’s servers for Chrome and Android devices

1.0.7 (2016-04-22)

  • Smart Device Groups: you can now send pushes to multiple devices at the same time. Groups are automatically created for you depending on what devices you have
  • Possible groups are:
    • All
    • Androids
    • Phones
    • Tablets
    • Chromes
    • Windows 10s
    • PCs
  • Join API supports sending to multiple devices using the deviceIds parameter. More details here.

1.0.6 (2016-04-20)

  • you can now easily create notifications from Chrome and with the Join API
  • right-click options to create notifications added in Chrome
  • “Note to self” button added in Chrome
  • “title” and “icon” fields added in the Join API: if “title” is set, Join will always create a notification
  • workaround for notification sync crash in Android N Preview 2
  • SMS messages will not create notifications if the device is offline and then comes online later
  • other smaller bug fixes

1.0.5 (2016-04-05)

1.0.2 (2016-03-15)

  • when sharing a file,  show notification in notification bar
  • fixed some notifications that would disappear instantly in chrome
  • added option to change notification timeout in Chrome
  • added tutorial to launch app in windows like in video
  • fixed some memory issues while accessing Drive API
  • fixed file names when downloading files in some situations
  • denying a permission will no longer show “Permission Denied” popup all the time
  • change “week” to “month” in the setup wizard, describing the trial time for the app