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When we push an update to ORION this is where you’ll find the details. Our Team has been hard at work, and we are proud of what we have accomplished in a short time!  Please find the list of new features, improvements and bugs below:

April 2, 2024

Patch Notes:
What’s New in v0.1.4:

New bug fixes have been released. As always, we appreciate you providing us with any feedback or bug reports you come across.

Bug Fixes & Improvements:

  • Attachments upload no matter the name (still needs to be saved as a .jpeg or .png before uploading)
  • No longer receive notifications for reactions – users still get notifications for messages, but not for reactions (emojis)
  • No longer receive notifications for a group chat that user has left
  • A broken message in a chat caused the entire chat to show a spinning wheel

Mar 14, 2024

Patch Notes:
What’s New in v0.1.3:

A few more bug fixes have been released. As always, we appreciate you providing us with any feedback or bug reports you come across.

Bug Fixes & Improvements:

  • Chat list now displays profile images for DMs
  • Header within the DM chat displays profile images
  • Buttons to open DM chat from drawer works
  • Reply with an image to an image or to a reply with an image now works
  • Note to self reintroduced and working
  • Reactions in DM chats display correctly

Mar 8, 2024

Patch Notes:
What’s New in v0.1.0:

  • Added ability to mute chats
  • Improved scroll function
  • Improved infinite scroll on messages
  • Copied messages include styling (rich text format)
  • Added landscape mode on Android tablets
  • New P2P chat entities & events

Bug Fixes & Improvements:

  • Resolved issue where every chat name appeared as the username of the account owner
  • Drawer no longer blocks modal when attempting to leave a chat or delete a group chat
  • No longer need to refresh in order for a deleted chat to be removed from chat list
  • Fixed text box size on mobile
  • Users can be promoted to admin or moderator without losing chat key
  • Users can now navigate between attachments on preview modal
  • Restored ability to copy messages outside of ORION app

Feb 16, 2024

Patch Notes:
What’s New in v0.0.5:

  • Application reload time is a lot faster
  • Open chat info drawer by clicking on the name of the chat
  • Add ability to create a chat with users that are not in your contacts
  • Add ability to add users that are not in your contacts to an existing chat
  • Save attachments in IndexDB to for 30 days to improve chat load time and avoid having to re-decrypt them
  • Unsent messages get saved as drafts
  • Allow user to enlarge all app components instead of only text size
  • Number of unread messages on app icon badge 
  • Virtualization of the members list in chat drawer, improving performance of big groups
  • Retain format when copy/pasting
  • Virtualization of contacts, allowing improve performance for contact list
  • Showing Orion users on chat creation dialog
  • Improvements of the websocket reconnecting flow, improving performance when coming back into the app
  • Versioning system got changed in order to use industry standards (semver)
  • Save app files on device to make it to work offline 
  • Core data architecture to improve performance
  • Added ADD TO CONTACTS button in user drawer
  • Faster encryption and decryption

Bug Fixes:

  • New chat not showing service messages (if user is not the creator)
  • Chat shows as empty until first scroll
  • The same chat name shows up multiple times in Chat list
  • Unable to open the chat that is highlighted when app loads (was selected before closing the app)
  • “Load more messages” not triggering if all messages from the first bach are visible on the screen
  • User can’t take back emoji reaction if the user wasn’t the first to react
  • Scrolling through messages sometimes freezes the app
  • “Unread messages count” not always clearing after viewing a messages from a chat
  • Missing “user removed” service message
  • Reaction disappears after exiting the chat & re-entering
  • Content from previous seen chat shows in the newly opened chat for a second
  • Messages sent while “websocket loading bar” is on don’t appear in the chat.
  • After reconnecting, app jumps to a different chat
  • Secret key missing after chat creation, causing critical failure
  • Chats show in incorrect order when a new chat is created from another device
  • Deleting a chat requires a refresh to make it also disappear from the list
  • Message sent in note to self chat appeared in another chat
  • Sometimes messages do not appear in a new chat without refresh
  • Sometimes chat in the URL is not synchronized with selected chat
  • Can create a group chat named “ “ (empty space)
  • Text written in message input clears out when a new member is added
  • Download button not working for PDFs
  • Creating a chat with long name shifts the UI
  • Spamming the add contact button causes duplicate entries in contacts

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