Android App release notes

Zello for Android 2.78 release notes (Feb 2, 2015)

  • New channel moderation features: mute and temporarily block

  • Fixed a bug causing repeat Microphone error in some cases

  • Fixed a bug causing images not sending sometimes

  • Simplified Zello@Work sign in

  • Bugfixes

Zello for Android 2.73 release notes (Dec 30, 2014)

  • Fixed a bug, causing occasional talk button sticking.

  • Fixed a bug, causing crash, when sending a message to standby contacts.

  • Swapped OK and Cancel buttons on Android 4.0+ to match system default convention.

  • Added 100 ms of silence after ready to send alert sound to reduce the chances of echo of this sound being recorded in outgoing message.

  • Fixed errors in QR codes reader.

Zello for Android 2.71 release notes (Dec 22, 2014)

  • Fixed account registration feature for new users.

  • Fixed time formatting error in history.

Zello for Android 2.70 release notes (Dec 15, 2014)

  • Smart supernodes API.
  • QR codes support.
  • Fixed "incorrect installation" error affecting some devices.
  • Bugfixes.

Zello for Android 2.69 release notes (Oct 26, 2014)

  • Fixed a bug that prevented channel owners from sharing images in their own channels.

Zello for Android 2.66 release notes

  • Added support for image sharing in channels. (Channel owner must enable this.)
  • Added home screen widget (you can add many widgets linked to its own contact).
  • Bugfixes.

Zello for Android 2.65 release notes (Oct 3, 2014)

  • Image messaging bugfixes and improvements.
  • Improved accounts security.
  • Added optional audio notifications about network connectivity lost and restored.

Zello for Android 2.64 release notes (Sep 26, 2014)

  • New feature: Instantly send a picture to your Zello contacts. (Support for picture sharing in channels is coming in the future updates.)
  • Added support for Samsung MultiWindow.
  • Long press on call alert button sends default call alert.
  • Fixed a bug when profile image won't update for some users.
  • Removed Local Conversation feature.
  • Increased maximum history size from 8 to 32 Mb.
  • Bugfixes and performance improvements.

Zello for Android 2.61 release notes (Jul 25, 2014)

  • Added support for CODAWheel Bluetooth LE button.
  • Fixed a bug with long call alerts display in history.
  • Fixed a bug preventing using non-Latin characters when searching for channels on some phones.
  • Added channel connect buttons to Channels tab.

Zello for Android 2.60 release notes (Jul 22, 2014)

  • Redesigned history screen to show profile images.
  • added option to reset busy status when PTT button is pressed (on by default).
  • Added option for channel owners to only allow users with verified email.
  • Added quick search in contacts.
  • Bugfixes.

Zello for Android 2.56 release notes (Jun 23, 2014)

  • Local feature improvements and fixes.
  • Corrected Google Play device compatibility filtering.
  • Fixed a bug causing excessive battery consumption.

Zello for Android 2.55 release notes (Jun 10, 2014)

  • Local initial release.
  • Bugfixes.

Zello for Android 2.48 release notes (Feb 24, 2014)

  • Added a workaround to restore new account creation in Venezuela

Zello for Android 2.32 release notes (Oct 15, 2013)

  • Play PTT button up alert every time outgoing message is interrupted for any reason
  • Fixed: Sometimes app becomes inoperable after losing and restoring connection
  • Fixed: Profile photos not showing when app is launched for the first time
  • Fixed: After playing history of messages in a channel, some messages played again 
  • Fixed: Incoming call alert received - when app was not running - appears twice
  • Fixed: Incoming channel invites don't appear
  • Fixed: The last contact who sent an alert appeared every time the app was opened
  • Fixed: Profile photos are not correctly rotated 
  • Other bug fixes

Zello for Android 2.28 release notes (Sep 26, 2013)

  • Re-designed notifications system
  • Updated buttons style
  • Moved Trending channels under "Add a channel"
  • Moved Solo option to Status menu
  • Fixed several bugs 

Zello for Android 2.24 release notes (Aug 28, 2013)

  • Auto-play channel audio intro when connecting to a channel for the first time
  • Display blocked users and when blocked in a blocked users list
  • New Share a channel feature
  • Trending channels improved
  • Improved UI
  • Fixed: Call alerts text is truncated in history on some devices
  • Fixed: History keeps playing during phone calls
  • Fixed: Headset button doesn't work when app is in the background
  • Updated Twitter and Facebook integration

Zello for Android 2.19 release notes (Jul 2, 2013)

  • Several bug fixes including crash when trying to talk on Android 2.2

Zello for Android 2.15 release notes (Jun 12, 2013)

  • Improved speed and quality for one-on-one calls (both sides need to use updated app)
  • Redesigned talk screen -- improved look and usability
  • Redesigned history screen
  • Added support for Savox BTR-155 Bluetooth PTT microphone
  • Added option to turn off call alert sound
  • Bug fixes

Zello for Android 2.11 release notes (May 3, 2013)

  • Update 2.11 fixes bugs of 2.10 release

Zello for Android 2.10 release notes (Apr 19, 2013)

  • Fixed a bug with interruptions in Zelect channels
  • Improved contacts authorization flow, added options to decline / block all, and resend contact request
  • Missed messages counters are clickable now
  • Update Recents when alert is sent or received
  • Save alerts to history
  • Save log of users blocked in a channel history
  • Improved UI
  • Added options to delete account and change password

Zello for Android 2.09 release notes (Mar 20, 2013)

  • Added support for Zelect channels, where new users are screened by moderators before they are allowed to join the conversation.  This feature requires moderators and new users update the app
  • Display profile photo of a person speaking on a channel
  • Added option to adjust particular user's volume
  • Fixed start on boot behavior
  • Added an option to use headset button while in the background
  • Added audio visualization
  • Improved context menus
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements
  • Trending channels are coming back soon!

Zello for Android 2.06 release notes (Jan 31, 2013)

  • Fixed a bug with never ending alerts
  •  Improved UI
  • Added option to show all users profile pictures in a channel
  • Improved headset button compatibility
  • Faster app startup
  • Faster incoming call notifications
  • Fixed several crashes

Zello for Android 2.01 release notes (Dec 7, 2012)

  •  Minor UI improvements
  • Fixed a problem entering account name on Galaxy Note
  • Fixed adding users from Address book
  • Fixed minor memory issue
  • Fixed several crashes

Zello for Android 2.00 release notes (Dec 3, 2012)

  • Channel and user profiles with pictures and voice
  • Refreshed and simplified UI
  • History messages now play sequentially
  • Shortcut to open history from Recents screen
  • Option to disable auto-busy when ringer is set to vibrate/silent
  • Fixed a bug in contact authorization, which caused auth reset in some cases
  • Fixed interference between hard- and soft PTT mode settings
  • Fixed start of the app when phone boots
  • Fixed several crashes

Zello for Android 1.44 release notes (Nov 7, 2012)

  • Added option to use screen PTT button in toggle mode (as a workaround to a screen timeout on Motorola phones)
  • History playback pause support
  • Channel admin and moderator features are available in history context menu now
  • Added an option to provide a phone number when creating an account and finding contacts by phone number
  • Fixed automatic busy mode not returning to available sometimes
  • Hebrew translation is back

Zello for Android 1.42 release notes (Oct 25, 2012)

  • Added support for @Work accounts
  • Fixed a problem when the first message from a channel doesn't play
  • Faster application start
  • Reduced install size
  • Increased history size
  • Fixed several crashes

Zello for Android 1.41 release notes (Oct 4, 2012)

  • Removed bogus button from Create account screen
  • Fixed buttons not showing up in the action bar on some devices
  • Added context menu to Recents screen allowing to delete individual entries or clear recents list
  • Changed toasts style to make them more noticeable
  • Fixed several crashes

Zello for Android 1.40 release notes (Sep 28, 2012)

  • Added a new tab with recent calls list
  • Added parental control settings (Menu > Options > Restrictions).
  • Added option to report inappropriate channels
  • Improved channels search
  • Improved accessibility
  • Fixed several bugs and rare crashes

Zello for Android 1.36 release notes (Aug 31, 2012)

  • Separate tabs for Contacts and Channels
  • Trending channels on Channels tab
  • Better handling of invitations received over e-mail or SMS
  • Improved UI with frequently used functions moved to action bar
  • Improved performance when handling large contact lists
  • Store the list of disconnected channels on the server
  • Fixed several rare crashes

Zello for Android 1.35 release notes (Jul 20, 2012)

  • Added support for sharing conversations on Facebook, Twitter via e-mail and SMS
  • Faster logon on mobile networks
  • Improved history UI
  • Bugfixes

Zello for Android 1.32 release notes (Jul 1, 2012)

  •  Improved option to invite or add friends from address book
  • Give priority to messages receiving from current contact
  •  Improved handling of simultaneous talk
  • Make solo mode effective even in the background
  • Fixed several crashes
  • Other bugfixes and performance improvements

Zello for Android 1.31 release notes (June 15, 2012)

  • Option to add and invite contacts from your address book
  •  Automatically check if any of your contacts join Zello
  •  Faster app startup
  •  Improved UI responsiveness and speed
  • Resume music playback after interrupting by incoming message
  • Fixed moderator rights not applied until entering Channel details screen
  • Fixed several crashes

Zello for Android 1.30 release notes (June 4, 2012)

  • Fixed bug when the app doesn't start on phones running older Android

Zello for Android 1.29 release notes (June 2, 2012)

  • Channel owner now can assign moderators from channel users
  • Added option to invite friends to a channel
  • Faster sign in
  •  Fixed history auto-scrolling

Zello for Android 1.28 release notes (May 14, 2012)

  • Fixed channel users blocking admin feature
  • Fixed Hebrew detection
  • Fixed muted user indication
  • Added option to disable lock screen for talk screen
  • Don't keep screen on when talk screen is active

Zello for Android 1.27 release notes (May 8, 2012)

  • New Call Alert feature sends an attention message with optional text.  Select from the Zello Contact options. The receiver will hear an immediate tone or feel a vibration that will be repeated every 1 minute until they dismiss or reply to the alert.  You can add a text message or links.
  • Added Polish and Hebrew localizations
  • Fixed several rare crashes

Zello for Android 1.26 release notes (April 16, 2012)

  • Fixed crash in push notifications code

Zello for Android 1.25 release notes (April 15, 2012)

  • Added support for push notifications
  • Added option to mute seleсted users in a public channel
  • Added Norwegian by John Andre Netland,
  • Prevent display timeout when Talk screen is active
  • Auto-scroll history to the last message
  • Audio quality selection based on connection type
  • Revised contacts sort order
  • Revised menu items order
  • Fixed incorrect timestamps for offline messages
  • Fixed status bar icon disappearing on ICS
  • Fixed audio playback issues on Asus Garminphone

Zello for Android 1.24 release notes (March 22, 2012)

  • Fixes several minor bugs, which may affect battery life

Zello for Android 1.23 release notes (March 16, 2012)

  • Added support for offline messages
  • Updated status icons
  • Fixed crash when activating Bluetooth on ICS

Zello for Android 1.21 release notes

  • New icon
  • Fixed bug causing unnecessary data and power use when in the background
  • Fixed several crashes
  • Improved history screen responsiveness

Zello for Android 1.20 release notes

  • Rebranded as Zello
  • Architecture update to significantly increase battery life
  • Faster call setup on WiFi
  • Honeycomb styles support
  • Digial audio amplification options in settings

Loudtalks for Android 1.17 release notes

  • Support password-protected channels
  • Option for channel owner to edit channel description and settings
  • Display channel details before adding to the contacts
  • Added option to show the app on incoming call
  • Added sound notification for releasing PTT button (off by default)
  • Fixed a bug saving contacts list
  • Prevent screen from turning off while PTT button is down

Loudtalks for Android 1.15 release notes

  • Display event counters in the notification area
  • Refined pending messages counter logic
  • Fixed a bug when app can randomly start consuming 100% cpu when the
  • history is on
  • Fixed contact screen displayed every time the app gets to the foreground
  • Fixed a bug when the list of users in a channel don't display
  • Fixed a problem deleting from the contacts channels created by the user himself
  • Added Arabic  translation contributed by Abuzar Uzair
  • Shortned roger beep sound
  • Support moving the app to SD card

Loudtalks for Android 1.14 release notes

  • Send messages straight to the history in Away and Busy mode (same
  • behavior as PC client)
  • Automatically turn on Busy mode when the phone is set to Vibrate/Silent
  • Missed messages indicator
  • Added French translation
  • Fixed lockup when using Speaker on Samsung Galaxy S2
  • Fixed a problem when the reconnect fails because the phone goes to sleep

Loudtalks for Android 1.13 release notes

  • Support bluetooth headsets (may not work on all phones)
  • Support headset buttons when the screen is locked and the app is in
  • the foreground
  • New "Solo" mode to mute all but current contact messages
  • Option to switch between speaker and earpiece (on selected phone models)
  • Pending messages indicator
  • Fixed a bug when the status doesn't return from busy after phone call
  • Fixed German translation
  • Fixed a crash when changing status on Android 1.5

Loudtalks for Android 1.12 release notes

  • Fixed crashes in Android 1.5
  • Change status to Busy when phone call is active

 Loudtalks for Android 1.10 release notes

  • Added voice history
  • Added vibration notification options
  • Added roger beep
  • Added option to set alerts volume
  • Added option to use h/w PTT key in toggle mode
  • Added Portuguese translation by Bruno
  • Improved reliability
  • Immediately stop messages from channel when disconnecting the channel
  • Display errors from channels
  • Fixed Motorola Atrix lock up issue
  • Fixed random "Invalid password" error when using autostart

Loudtalks Lite for v. 1.9 release notes

  • Support Android 1.5 devices
  • View users connected to a channel
  • Channel admin functions for the channel owner
  • Option to report misbehaving users
  • Option to start when the phone boots
  • Separate network settings for mobile and WiFi networks
  • Fixed deadlock when reconnecting
  • Added German translation contributed by Noches (
  • Added Italian translation contributed by Gabriele Ravanetti @ Anddev Translate Team
  • Fixed several crashes

Zello for Android 2.15 release notes (Jun 12, 2013)

  • Smart supernodes API
  • QR codes support
  • Fixed 'incorrect installation' error on some devices


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