HighSide for iOS

Here are the release notes for the HighSide iOS App

Desktop / iOS / Android

v5.1 (Sep 15, 2020)

- Added statistics around how many messages are being synced when you start the app
- Various fixes around the Compliance Suite and its UI
- New Feature: Added LinkGuard (Admins can disable for their team)
- Various UI fixes
- Fixed Google Drive images rendering incorrectly
- Fixed an issue with Voice and Video where video was duplicating over another users video
- Fixed an issue where different users would see different results when searching with the same criteria
- Fixed an issue where a V+V call wouldn’t end if everyone left the call
- Added call avatars
- Added call finished and missed call designs
- If on a call, the HighSide client will no longer mark you as idle
- Various V+V UI fixes
- Added Active Directory Sync
- Fixed an issue where sending reactions in a channel didn’t mention the sender of the message
- Fixed an issue where trying to delete a message would crash the client
- Fixed an issue where quitting the client wouldn’t remove you from a call
- Added the ability to remove your reactions from messages
- Fixed an issue where file uploads would fail and timeout
- Fixed an issue where files would upload multiple times
- Added the users avatar to the call screen rather than initials
- Changed UI elements to create parity with Desktop
- Added the ability to rename files before sending them
- Added an image preview when sending an image with the ability to be renamed
- Further improved how smooth chats with large messages are

v5.0 (Jun 4, 2020)

- New Feature: Voice and Video
- Fixed an issue where the app would not connect at all
- Fixed various issues with MFA
- Fixed an issue with read receipts not being updated properly
- Various UI changes
- Fixed an issue where viewing a profile from an active chat showed the wrong profile
- Added a read receipt message when no one has seen the message
- Added haptic feedback when holding down a message
- Various UX fixes such as fixing an issue where inviting a new user had guest selected by default
- Fixes with download progress bars
- Added view files to conversation menu
- Fixed an issue where large messages would freeze the chat screen for a brief time
- Improved the speed at which lockout restrictions are applied
- New Feature: Idle Status
- Improved the contact screen load speed

v4.4.2 (May 7, 2020)

- Fixed an issue where poor connections would send duplicate messages
- Fixed an issue with read receipts where the read receipt would not update when the user sent messages
- Fixed an issue where the app would not reconnect if left running in the background for too long
- Improved the location restricition locking
- Added a couple changes to our Active Directory support and Integrations
- Fixed an issue with searching conversations

v4.4.1 (Apr 16, 2020)

- Bug fixes and improvements implemented

v4.4 (Apr 15, 2020)

- Added Read Receipts!
- Various fixes to improve the loading speed of contacts and messages
- Added authentication using biometrics
- Added the download and upload progress bar to other screens for a better UX
- Various UI fixes
- Fixed an issue with time restrictions on user groups
- Fixed an issue when replying to a message with an emoji
- Added a resend invite option so admins no longer have to deactivate a user and send a brand new invite
- Fixed the search option on the chat screen

v4.3 (Mar 20, 2020)

- Various UI tweaks and fixes
- Upgrades to our current search system
- UX changes for users that have been deactivated
- Improved contact list pagination
- Maximum users per channel cap added (100)
- Various changes to @ mentioning
- Various emoji fixes
- Added an expand button for longer messages
- Fixed an issue with the "Share to HighSide" functionality
- Improved consistency with desktop app
- Added new download and upload progress bars
- Stability and performance improvements

v4.2 (Feb 27, 2020)

- Log export improved
- Mention list feature improved
- Remember messages being typed on all open tabs
- Opening image preview vs download image behavior fixed
- Fixed issue when Top bar on Android was blank after reopening the app
- Added ability to edit someones user group from profile page
- Fixed issue when "last seen online" feature was not working properly
- Fixed some issues with Push notifications
- Server synchronization behavior improved
- Fixed issue where every update made image previews disappear
- Some additional visual changes and minor bug fixes

v4.1.1 (Feb 13, 2020)

- Fixed an issue where chat pages could not be clicked consistently
- Moved "Submit Feedback" and "Rate App" to the application tab of settings
- Changed the Description on moving users out of User Groups
- Fixed an iOS specific issue that that caused the "Submit Feedback" button to not function properly

v4.1 (Feb 10, 2020)

- Vibration notification for new messages added even when user is in the app already
- User now gets push notifications even when app is in the middle of synchronization
- Added some more user friendly error messages
- Opening chat screen and scrolling in it is smoother now
- Fixed an issue when user was not able to invite new team member in certain situations
- App is now blurred in app switcher
- Improved image cropping behavior
- Sharing text, urls, images and videos to HighSide from other apps now available
- Fixed an issue with resending messages which failed to deliver
- Only Admins of the group can invite new members now
- Reviewed the behavior of Multi Factor authentication
- Added last seen online for direct messages and topic for channels
- Added more message reaction options
- Various user interface enhancements
- Various minor bugs fixed

v4.0 (Jan 13, 2020)

- All new iOS app rebuilt from the ground up
- Added new scaling architecture
- Brand new channel management
- Upgraded user group management
- Tabs now sync between devices
- Verifications now sync between devices
- Added ability to archive a channel
- Brand new rearchitected file transfer system
- Brand new time and location restrictions feature
- Upgraded image preview system
- Performance and stability improvements
- Upgraded mobile UX

v3.3.4 (Sep 22, 2019)

- Fixed connectivity issues with iOS 13

v3.3.3 (Aug 14, 2019)

- Improved thread synchronization
- Various bug fixes

v3.3.2 (Jul 31, 2019)

- Various bug fixes and performance improvements

v3.3 (Jul 24, 2019)

- Under the hood updates for future features
- Upgrades to the message thread
- Connection and performance upgrades
- Improved screen transitions
- Updates to multi-factor auth login
- Updates to the team creation process
- Added image link previews
- Fixed bug with changing team logo
- Various design enhancements
- Various bug fixes

v3.2.1 (Jun 10, 2019)

- Fixes error when creating a new team
- Improves attachment uploads on low quality network conditions
- Fixes conversations not marked as read

v3.2 (May 23, 2019)

- New unread messages system
- New message reactions panel
- Push notifications improvements
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

v3.1.4 (Apr 25, 2019)

- Performance improvements on syncing messages
- UI enhancements on message thread
- Various bugs fixed

v3.1.3 (Apr 5, 2019)

- Fixed bugs with delayed messages

v3.1.2 (Mar 15, 2019)

- Huge stability and performance improvements
- Various design enhancements
- Wide variety of bugs fixed

v3.1.1 (Mar 11, 2019)

- Fixed bugs with signup flow
- Improvements to global signout

v3.1 (Feb 28, 2019)

- Notification preferences feature added
- Channel topic feature added
- Flashing system for enhanced UX
- Connecting and syncing enhancements
- Design updates to the message thread
- Signup flow stability updates
- Increased speed of file uploads
- Various enhancements and bug fixes

v3.0.3 (Jan 2, 2019)

- Various enhancements
- Minor bug fixes
- Improved overall stability

v3.0 (Dec 5, 2018)

- UI redesigned
- Message reactions feature added
- New admin control: blacklist words
- Regulatory compliance features added
- UI made more consistent between desktop and mobile
- Ability to deactivate / reactivate users added
- Added ability for admins to manage channel members even if they don't own the channel
- Further improvements for iOS 12 added
- Stability and performance improvements
- Bug fixes

v2.0.1 (Apr 28, 2018)

- Fix for creating a new team
- Improved reliability
- Message syncing speed dramatically improved
- Performance improvements

v1.6.0 (Mar 27, 2018)

- Support for User Groups
- Support for Fast Login
- Better support for opening / migrating large databases
- User Groups are shown on the Contacts List
- Viewing only "Online" Contacts has been removed.
- Enforcement of User Group rules
- Support for multiple admins
- Automatic retries for sending certain message types
- New Invite Screen design that allows you to select a starting group for users
- Link to Release Notes is now available in Settings
- A link to the organization dashboard is now available in Settings
- User search supports searching Group names
- Support for SMS Invites
- Add unread indicator for channels to indicate new messages that you weren't @mentioned in
- Support for Keyword Blacklists
- Support for Remote Wipe
- You can now search for "Pending" contacts
- You can now select a "Pending" contact from the Contacts page
- Admins can now edit or delete a "Pending" contact from the Contacts page
- More lax phone number validation rules
- Fix for not storing MultiFactor status after initial login
- Better compatibility with Android QR codes
- Fixed an issue that could cause slow scrolling on some devices
- Fixed issue with Company Name not being truncated on the Company Picker screen
- Fixed issue with multi-factor phone number validation
- Fixed issue with MultiFactor prompt being incorrectly dismissed during app launch
- Misc. Fixes for iOS 11
- Misc. Bug Fixes and performance improvements

v1.5.2 (Oct 24, 2017)

- Changed application name from ClearChat to HighSide
- Rebranded app to HighSide

v1.5.1 (Oct 20, 2017)

- Updates for iOS 11
- Support for multi-factor authentication
- All new file icons
- Misc. bug fixes and performance improvements

v1.4.0 (Aug 24, 2017)

- Added top of channel welcome message
- Added user profile screen
- New icons for inviting users
- New attachment icon in chat
- Export your message history
- Dates now use the American format
- Fix for organizations "flashing" in the team switcher while syncing messages
- Misc. bug fixes and improvements

v1.2.3 (Jun 15, 2017)

- You can now create new organizations from the app
- You can now manage organization settings from the app
- Improved sign-up flow
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

v1.2.1 (Apr 21, 2017)

- Fix for 14 word QR codes
- Fixed issue when opening a direct message from a push notification

v1.2.0 (Apr 17, 2017)

- New files tab
- Support for self-hosted HighSide
- Fixes for attachment upload issues

v1.1.0 (Mar 14, 2017)

- View participants in a group
- Add and remove group participants
- Support for @mentions
- Giphy support
- Addresses an issue with resuming company setup after disconnection
- Addresses an issue with signup token reuse
- Addresses an issue with prematurely showing messages as sent
- Fixes an issue where opening menus on iPad could result in a crash
- Misc. additional fixes and improvements

v1.0.0 (Feb 21, 2017)

- Initial app release