• Change Log

    Here's a list of all our previous changes

    1.3.8 (Nov 16, 2017) - Beta

    ★ MMS Improvements - We completely reworked the way we handle MMS. Please let us know if you're experiencing issues.

     

    ★ Connectivity Banner - Mini banners appear in-chat when you are offline

     

    ★ Gboard Media - You can now successfully use Gboard GIFs, stickers, and Bitmojis in the app
     

    ★ Meme Up Improvements - We added the ability to drag Meme Up text into the garbage bin

     

    - Added invite in the inbox menu
    - Added support for Android O
    - Added the invi colors
    - Added Spanish translation
    - Improved the way we show sender photos in chats
    - Improved the camera, now it restarts immediately after snap
    - Improved the camera by adding a focus point on the visible rect for the camera
    - Fixed a bug that caused some portrait photos to send as landscape (mostly on Samsung)
    - Fixed a bug where single stickers did not send in full quality
    - Fixed a bug in Meme Up, where text sometimes was cut off
    - Fixed a bug that caused the toolbar not to appear in fullscreen GIFS
    - Fixed a bug that caused contact cards to not send over MMS
    - Fixed an annoying bug that caused the keyboard to go over the inbox, after entering through notification
    - Fixed a small visual bug that caused the status bar color to be the incorrect color in some cases
    - Fixed a bug that caused the 'sending' indicator got hidden when a new message arrived
    - Fixed a bug where the 'search' sometimes appears over toolbar (where chat name should be)
    - Fixed a buggy animation that occurred when entering into the bot chat
    - Fixed the group title to now should show contact name first, then phone number
    - Fixed initial toolbar animation when in a chat that just switched to IM
    - Fixed the visibility of the timestamp and sender name in a few custom themes
    - Fixed a bug that caused the text field to lose focus after sending audio bubble
    - Fixed crashes!

    1.2.3 (Oct 2, 2017)

    ★ invi Messages - On your home screen, the app will be called "Messages" instead of "invi"

    Smart Bot - He can help you out with simple questions about invi! The more you guys talk to him, the smarter we can make him!


    ★ Updated Chat Visuals - All chats now have a colored header!

     

    Fullscreen Improvements - We have improved the way we show media in fullscreen! More improvements coming up!

     

    Chat Photo In-Chat - Chat photos can now be found alongside the sender's messages in groups and one-to-one chats!

     

    Group Chat Colors - Each participant in the group now shows their own chat color. Thank you for all your feedback!

     

    Live Camera - New camera design! Capture and edit pictures all in one place!

     

    New Awesome Bar - We reorganized the way we show our Awesome Bar. Let us know what you think! More awesome changes are coming!

     

    Enter to Send - Change the 'enter' button on your keyboard to a send button. This highly requested feature can be found inside the invi settings.

     

     

    - Improved sticker behavior while in Meme Up mode and drafting emojis

    - Fixed a bug with import not importing chats and contacts on some devices

    - Fixed a bug with emojis in contact name not updating to the emoji style (user reported!)

    - Adjusted the text for when "importing chats" is finished

    - Fixed a bug that caused text to get cut off in Meme Up mode

    - Fixed a bug that caused Vcards to not open

    - Fixed 10+ crashes

    1.1.6 (July 6, 2017)

    Sticker Trash Can - You can now remove stickers in a Meme Up!

    Texting from 3rd party apps - Now supporting 3rd party apps such as PushBullet, MightyText, and Google now to send texts in invi!

    Mute Sending Sound - This highly requested feature is finally here! Find it at the bottom of the settings page!
     

    - Improved MMS downloading visuals
    - Improved MMS downloading on Xiaomi phones
    - Improved Awesome Bar Connection
    - Improved how we send IM notifications
    - Fixed the 'Unknowns Sender' bug appearing as contact name in Group MMS chats
    - Fixed a bug that caused the Awesome Bar to re-open after closing it
    - Fixed a bug with the custom background the gallery option was broken
    - Fixed a bug that caused the text field to loses focus after editing chat nickname
    - Fixed a bug that didn't Meme Up camera shots taken in invi
    - Fixed a few minor bugs with the floating new message indicators
    - Fixed a bug that did not update recent emojis from keyboard
    - Fixed a bug that allowed you to create groups with non-numbers
    - Fixed a bug in the inbox search to allow to search by last name
    - Fixed a bug that prevented devices on Android Wear from replying with IM-only
    - Fixed a bug that caused the invite moodie's text to be cut off
    - Fixed a bug that caused the Awesome Bar menu to be selected when it's not opened
    - Fixed an issue that wouldn't open the keyboard when trying to edit Meme Up text
    - Fixed a bug that caused IM to be sent to an offline contact when sending through multishare
    - Fixed a bug that sent fallback SMS when no longer default
    - Fixed a bug that caused a chat to lose it's chat name (showing only phone number)
    - Fixed a small visual on the SMS delivery icons (when IM falls back to SMS)
    - Fixed a visual on the font and color icons not being correctly aligned on small screen devices
    - Fixed a crash in the Support chat

     

    1.1.5 (June 13, 2017)

    ★ Font & Color Editor in Meme Up - You can now edit the font and the font color in every Meme Up!


    ★ Search for Media - To find the search, tap on the X on the left of the Awesome Bar. Let us know what you think, we will be improving it!


    Gboard GIF support - It's finally here! Share GIFs from your Gboard!


    ★ Wifi Texting - invi now supports Wifi Texting! Enable 'Prefer Wifi' in the Settings, ONLY if your device supports Wifi Texting
     

    Support - New and improved!
     

    ★ Points - Find it in the inbox menu :-)
     

    - Improved our Awesome Bar UI
    - Added a quick scroll indicator in the inbox
    - Fixed an annoying bug where the 'sending'sound was connected to the wrong volume knob
    - Fixed MMS disappearing issue
    - Fixed an issue that prevented sending IM on airplane mode
    - Fixed a chat tile issue (now you come out of the right position in inbox)
    - Fixed a bug that sent Memes as Smartlink on some devices
    - Fixed drafted GIFs in fullscreen (now animates)
    - Fixed an issue that didn't open keyboard when in moodie
    - Fixed a bug that cut of moodie text (in some moodies)
    - Fixed a bug that caused new emoji packs to not download
    - Fixed a bug that re-downloaded the emoji pack you were already on
    - Fixed a bug that app asks to set MMS presets during import
    - Fixed a critical bug on import that caused the user to stop receiving messages
    - Fixed a bug that caused incorrect file types to appear in sticker/GIF tab
    - Fixed a bug with unknown thread type that caused white inbox
    - Fixed a visual bug that caused the chat background to be cropped incorrectly
    - Fixed a visual bug on the AB slider that caused the AB items to appear on top of the palette menu

     

    *1.1.3 & 1.1.4 were all Beta versions

    1.1.2 (April 27, 2017)

    Meme Up 2.0 - You can now drag text and add stickers in Meme Up mode. Tap on media to replace the background image, and long press to add it as a sticker! Tell us what you think!
     

    Chat Background - Set a custom background for your chat! Find it in the chat settings!
     

    Per-Chat Ringtone - Each chat can now have it's own tone!
     

    Meme Templates - Love memes? Find the 'meme' category in the Awesome Bar menu.
     

    GIF Sending Improvements - GIFs now appear in all chats. When a GIF is too big to send over your carrier, we send it as a Smartlink!
     

    Awesome Bar Improvements - Visual updates on the Awesome Bar
     

    ★ Push to Talk - It's back! Long press on the microphone icon to send a quick audio message


    * 1.1.1 was a beta version

    1.1.0 (April 5, 2017)

    Hey guys, we made some exciting changes! We completely redesigned the way you draft images, and made a roomy text field. You can now meme any photo instantly, and swipe between the Awesome Bar and the Media Menu. Let us know what you think!

    Meme Up - Its finally here! Instantly type on any image! Change between photos, and zoom & drag the images!
     

    Awesome Bar Improvements - You can now slide between Awesome Bar mode and the Media Menu mode.
     

    Manual Registration - Unable to register and get IM? Now you can manually enter the code!

    • Fixed  a bug that caused the chat bubbles to appear as ‘collapsing’
    • Fixed a bug that sometimes caused duplicate chats to appear in the inbox

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    1.0.13 - Quick Fix (March 17, 2017)

    • Fixed 3 crashes in multishare, external share, & moodie fonts

    1.0.12 - Quick Fix (March 16, 2017)

    • Fixed a bug that made threads disappear in some cases
    • Fixed an issue that prevented contact cards from sending properly
    • Fixed a crash in the bot chat
    • Fixed a crash when tapping on the + sign
    • Fixed an issue that caused permissions to not be asked in some cases
    • Fixed a crash that happened after disabling all permissions
    • Fixed an issue that caused permissions to re-trigger when updating the app
    • Fixed a crash that happened when import finished too fast
    • Fixed a bug that did not show pop-up on some devices
    • Fixed a bug that caused IM to fallback to SMS/MMS for incorrect reasons
    • Fixed a crash when sharing video
    • Fixed a bug that made the 'block list' missing from the settings page
    • Fixed a bug with unread count when coming out of a new chat
    • Fixed a bug that caused deleted chats to reappear in some edge cases

    1.0.10 (March 15, 2017)

    ★ Media by Categories - Tapping on the plus sign in any chat opens tabs of media types. Tabs include: camera, gallery, emojis, moodies, stickers & GIFs
     

    ★ Open Gallery Folders - Can't find an old gallery image? Now you can explore your device's folders and select an image from there! This can be found at the bottom right of the gallery!
     

    ★ Legacy MMS - Added support for Legacy MMS. If your device doesn't send or receive MMS, try enabling 'Legacy MMS' in the settings page
     

    ★ New Moodies - More and more custom bubbles for you to express yourself with
     

    ★ New Android Permissions - We'll now be asking new users for permissions only when they are needed (Android 6.0 and above)
     

    ★ Invite Banners - You can now see banners, from time to time, to quickly invite your friends to invi! This includes a few invite moodies!
     

    ★ Material Design Updates - Touch feedback is now applied to all buttons, as well as various visual touch ups

    - Updated Awesome Bar with larger thumbnails
    - Fixed a bug that did not display new emoji packs in the text field
    - Fixed an annoying bug that caused the microphone button to be stuck
    - Fixed an bug that did not notify you of a new message for a chat that you're already in
    - Fixed a bug that excessively saved invi images to the gallery
    - Fixed a bug that prevented some users to become registered
    - Fixed a bug that caused the app to stop responding when tapping on an deleted image in the chat
    - Fixed a bug that caused URLs to not send if they started with a capital letter
    - Fixed a bug that caused the text field to collapse on itself after expanding Gboard
    - Fixed a bug that caused the gallery to appear fullscreen
    - Fixed a bug with saving Moodies (no longer saves as Webp)
    - Fixed a bug in chat settings that caused the original name to be replaced with nickname
    - Fixed a bug that caused you to end up in an incorrect spot in the inbox in some cases
    - Fixed a bug that caused sending spinners to be invisible

    1.0.9 (March 8, 2017 - Beta)

     

    ★ View of All Media - Tapping on the plus sign in any chat, opens full lists of media types. Tabs include: camera, gallery, emojis, moodies, stickers, & GIFs.

    ★ Open Gallery Folders - Can’t find an old gallery image? Now you can open your device’s folder and select an image from there! This can be found at the bottom right of the gallery tab.

    ★ New Android Permissions - We'll now be asking new users for permissions only when they are needed (Android 6.0 and above)

    ★ New Moodies - More and more custom bubbles for you to express yourself!

    • Updated Awesome Bar with larger thumbnails

    • Fixed a bug that did not display new emoji packs in the text field

    • Fixed an annoying bug that caused the microphone button to be stuck

    • Fixed an bug that did not notify you of a new message for a chat that you’re already in

    1.0.7 (Feb 28, 2017 - Beta)

    ★ Material Design Updates - Touch feedback is now applied to all buttons, as well as various visual touch ups

     

    ★ Legacy MMS - Added support for Legacy MMS. If your device doesn’t send/receive MMS, try enabling Legacy MMS in the settings page

     

    • Fixed a bug that excessively saved invi images to the gallery

    • Fixed a bug that prevented some users to become registered

    • Fixed a bug that caused the app to stop responding when tapping on an deleted image in the chat

    • Fixed a bug that caused URLs to not send if they started with a capital letter

    • Fixed a bug that caused the text field to collapse on itself after expanding Gboard

    • Fixed a bug that caused the gallery to appear fullscreen

    • Fixed a bug with saving Moodies (no longer saves as Webp)

     

    1.0.6 (Feb 14, 2017)

    A few quick fixes for you guys, mostly improving the Awesome Bar and overall stability!
    Happy Valentines day!


    Awesome Bar Improvements - Offline emoji suggestions, more reliable connectivity

    ★ Awesome Bar Tap to Close - After tapping on Awesome Bar content, tapping again closes the draft

    ★ New Moodies - Valentine's day moodies!

    - Improved watermark
    - Added Valentine's day moodies
    - Fixed a bug that prevented the Awesome Bar from showing results
    - Fixed a bug that prevented seeing phone number when entering it for the first time
    - Fixed a crash in the New Chat screen
    - Fixed a crash that happened when entering into fullscreen media

    1.0.5 (Feb 7, 2017)

    ★ Improved Awesome Bar - Now easier to scroll and get more results!

    ★ IM Only - You can now mark chats as IM Only, preventing them from falling back to SMS. This is useful for when you message a friend abroad and you don't want to spend any money on SMS messages
      

    ★ invi bot - The invi bot welcomes new invi-ans! He may not be the brightest crayon in the box, but he sure is helpful!
     

    ★ Chat Color - In response to popular request, chat colors are now applied to incoming messages instead of outgoing
     

    ★ Notification Bug - Fixed a very annoying unread notification bug that caused old notifications to reappear

    - Added 50+ new moodies

    - Added a easy share to other apps

    - Added FAQ into invi’s support chat

    - Added flag emojis next to international phone numbers

    - Updated the invi watermark

    - Updated the welcome screen

    - Fixed tons of bugs in the ‘Create a New Chat’ and ‘Multishare’ screens

    - And various visual tweaks!

    Note: 1.0.3 & 1.0.4 were released as Beta

    1.0.2 (Jan 4, 2017)

    Quick update addressing the most common issues we’ve seen reported over the holidays.
     

    Fixed missing notifications - We fixed a pressing issue where sometimes message notifications could get lost on certain devices
     

    - Removed holiday decorations

    - Changed Notification Pop-up to only be enabled when Notification Privacy is set to ‘Show all’

    - Fixed a bug that caused some Moodies to unintentionally replace the selected photo when selecting them

    - Fixed a bug that caused chat previews in inbox to not update correctly

    - Fixed a crash caused by tooltips in some edge cases

    - Fixed a crash caused by one of the latest Moodies

     

    1.0.1 (Dec 24, 2016)

     

    ★ Create Chat - We’ve done a complete overhaul to how you create new chats and groups. Let us know what you think as we keep adjusting and tweaking

     

    ★ Multi-User Share - The screen has been completely redesigned based on all your feedback. You can now see the media you are sharing, edit any text message in the screen itself and easily share to any number of chats

     

    ★ More Moodies - We added 38 new awesome Moodies in a variety of new styles. We also made sure they’ll come up a bit more often on the Awesome Bar and tagged them with icons to help find them easier!

     

    ★ Smartlinks - With Smartlinks you can send high-quality, full length videos to your friends even if they don’t have invi

     

    - Added a share button when viewing media in full screen

    - Added "Join Beta" button to What’s New screen

    - Fixed several UI bugs in notification pop-up

    - Fixed a bug that prevented copy pasting in the Create Chat page

    - Fixed a bug that caused Awesome Bar to sometimes not to show results for certain keywords

    - Fixed a crash that happened while moving/scaling Moodie with camera shot

    - Fixed a bug that prevented the Awesome Bar from showing results when reconnecting to internet

    - Fixed a pesky bug that caused the tooltips to appear in incorrect places

    - Fixed a bug that caused groups to show the text field hint incorrectly

    - Fixed a bug that caused certain youtube links to not show previews

    - Fixed a bug that caused push to talk feature to not work as intended

    1.0.0 (Dec 12, 2016)

     

    Product Launch! - We are excited to release invi and would like to welcome you all! We'd also like to send a big thank you to our beta users for your support and feedback!

    Notification Privacy - Customize what information is shown in notifications
     

    Moodies - Significantly improved Moodie/Meme zoom and drag, making Moodies even more fun and easy to create!
     

    - Added message timestamp and delivery status to media message in fullscreen
    - Added icon to all Moodies in Awesome Bar so they are easier to find
    - Added tooltip to help new users discover the Awesome Bar
    - Improved usability of fullscreen video controls
    - Fixed a bug that prevented opening images in fullscreen on some devices

    - Fixed a bug that caused the Awesome Bar to stop showing suggestions in some cases
    - Fixed a big that caused fullscreen videos to show incorrectly in landscape mode
    - Fixed a bug that prevented sharing photos from gallery app
    - Fixed a bug causing fullscreen media to show in incorrect order
    - Fixed a bug that caused users to drag the chat window unintentionally when trying to interact with text field
    - Fixed a bug that caused text field to not expand when long text is entered
    - Fixed a rare bug that prevented some chats from being scrolled
    - Fixed several issues with reading device contact on some devices

    0.9.12 (Nov 25, 2016)

    - Added an X on text field when having a draft to clear text

    - Added an ability to swipe left on Awesome Bar to see more

    - Improved expanded text bubbles (now shows larger)

    - Improved Awesome Bar history, now shows last 100 items

    - Fixed an issue that caused the delivery status to show incorrectly after fallback from IM to SMS
    - Fixed a bug that showed an IM chat as "active now", when they have left the app
    - Fixed an issue that caused gallery thumbnails to show incorrectly
    - Fixed an issue that caused a fullscreen camera image to appear zoomed
    - Fixed an issue that caused the hint to display incorrectly in some cases

    - Fixed a bug that prevented small videos to send over MMS (**Still not working...)

     

    0.9.11 (Nov 21, 2016)

    - Added Twitter emojis, check them out in the settings page

    - Added the "Whats New" page in the invi menu for our awesome beta users! :-)

    - Added meme Moodie to the Awesome Bar when you enter into a chat
    - Fixed a bug that caused Moodies to take a long time to send
    - Fixed an issue that caused short codes to reply in separate thread

    - Fixed a crash when sending transparent images over MMS
    - Fixed a crash with quick reply crashed on devices that required certain permissions

    ⁃ Fixed visual artifacts when sending some transparent images over MMS
    - Removed the option to save media to gallery when it is already saved
    - Fixed several Awesome Bar connectivity issues!

     

    0.9.10 (Nov 18, 2016)

    - Improved instant messaging connectivity

    - Fixed an issue causing emoji packs to not download

    - Fixed an issue with the unread message badges not show correct number in some cases (only on supported devices)

    ⁃ Fixed several issues caused by trying to send messages to yourself

    ⁃ Fixed an issue causing multiple images to show when opening Awesome Bar content in fullscreen

    - Fixed an issue where images were falsely marked as sent when no data or wifi enabled

    - Fixed an issue that caused messages to appear as if they were sending forever (even when sent)

    - Fixed an issue making some gallery images lag the chat

    - Fixed an issue that caused the play button to overlap onto text field after sending video
    - Fixed a rare issue causing fullscreen media to display the incorrect size
    - Fixed a visual issue in the create chat screen that showed checkmarks as disabled
    ⁃ Fixed an issue that caused the 'Just joined invi' notification longer appears twice
    - Fixed a crash after confirming flagged item

    - Removed the expand button on Awesome Bar

    0.9.9 (Nov 10, 2016)

    - Improved draft visuals, drafts are now adjusted to always fit in screen

    - Improved Awesome Bar visuals
    - Fixed an issue that caused GIFs to send very slow on some devices
    - Fixed a contact issue for phones with many contacts
    - Fixed a notification bug that caused MMS to appear as contact photo
    - Fixed an issue that caused GIFs to not loop properly in fullscreen
    - Fixed visuals for videos in draft

    - Fixed visuals for GIFs in draft

    ⁃ Fixed a visual issue with contact cards

    - Fixed visuals of link previews on dark theme
    - Fixed a bug that caused Moodie photos to show in low quality
    - Fixed a minor scrolling issue when scrolling up in chat
    ⁃ Fixed a bug that caused the forward button to be un-tappable
    - Fixed an issue where some GIFs fail to draft
    - Fixed an issue that prevented failed images from being deleted

    0.9.8 (Nov 8, 2016)

    - Improved speed of sending image messages
    - Fixed an issue that made SMS get received twice in some cases
    ⁃ Fixed Lags when sending multiple MMS at once
    - Fixed 10+ visual bugs on legacy devices
    - Fixed a legacy device crash

    - Fixed a crash that occurred after opening camera
    - Fixed an issue that prevented the camera to switch from front to back camera

    - Fixed an issue that caused some MMS to show incorrectly when sent to iOS devices

    - Fixed an issue where some GIFs sent corrupted

    - Reports now work after suggestions migration
    - Duplicate media row for suggestion database
    - Notifications priority are now set to MAX
    - Fixed an issue when opening an image in fullscreen, sometimes wrong image would appear
    - Polished animations (entering in/out of fullscreen images)
    - Sharing into invi from external app no longer sends duplicates
    - Improved sending of transparent GIFs
    - Fixed a crash when tapping a saved suggestion draft
    - IM no longer reduces quality when trying to send big files (4k camera photos)
    - Fixed an issue where draft used to follow you into every chat

    - MMS no longer sends with two sounds (you just have to uninstall genie)

    - Fixed an issue with Moodies getting stuck (frozen) on legacy devices
    - Fixed visual issues with the failed icon

    - Moodie draft open/close animation bug has been squashed
    - Added new invite link (can be seen in the in-chat menu)
    - Fixed issues with some auto capitalization in inbox & contact search

    - Starting a new chat now shows the correct chat colors

    - Send button now always shows "no internet" popup when no internet connection and sending suggestions
    - Fixed a small, but annoying, tooltip bug that overlapped onto the keyboard
    - After sending emoji sticker, it no longer appears with a black background in fullscreen view
    - Images loading in dark theme now shows black background
    - Fixed a crash on fullscreen
    - Inbox timestamp is now showing correctly
    - In dark mode, text fields show as correct color now
    - MediaViewer close fallback
    - Portrait videos show as wide in draft (half fixed)
    - Added padding above the text field
    - Fixed an issue where some drafted animations didn't open in full screen
    - When launching first time IM chat, header now fades in nicely
    - Technical improvements

    0.9.7 (Nov 6, 2016)

    - Notification priority is max

    - Fixed an empty draft after tapping on certain suggestions

    - MMS can now be successfully sent to iPhone

    - Made media viewer great again (80%)

    - Fixed opening animations in fullscreen

    - Fullscreen suggestion swiping now works!

    - "Message failed to send" notification no longer says "From" instead of "To"

    - Reports now work after suggestions migration

    - Added a nice animation to the toolbar when it becomes colored (first IM connection)

    - Fixed a crash when tapping a saved suggestion draft

    - When opening an image message that isn't the last one, wrong image would show in media viewer.

    - Fixed tooltip crash, along with another media viewer tooltip crash

    - Fixed flag crash

    - Chat settings now has the icon & text aligned

    - Now getting phone number from user ID, the API call wasn't cached

    - Moodie clipping fixed!!

    - X just joined Genie"now shows "X just joined invi"

    - Names are no longer retrieved from the API

    - Watermark no longer shows on gallery

    - Rate us banner no longer says "Enjoying Genie SMS?"

    - References to "Genie" in the What's new? (even though its disabled)

    - Fixed a bug where a chat photo would be empty if an invi user messages you while you don't have it in your contacts

    - Icon on Vcard is now more spaced

    - Date dividers show every 5 minutes

    - Sending status now updates

    - MMS now shows as MMS (used to say SMS)

    - Replaced the comma with a dot, for the "SMS, sent"

    - Small visual improvements

    - IM connectivity issues fixed

    - Sending animated suggestions over IM work. And over MMS works when file size isn't too big (still some graphic bugs seen on several devices)

    - Fixed an issue in the toolbar, where there was extra white peeking out from the top (shadow blending issues)
    - Tooltips now show the chat color
    - Fixed a bug that caused the status bar to become a blue color (not depending on the chat color)

    - Fixed a bug that allowed you to send empty spaces
    - No longer having a quick reply crash