Phone updates: April

Amrisha Prashar

Amrisha Prashar

on 16 April 2015

The team have been working hard on providing the latest Ubuntu Phone updates – please find them listed below. We’ll keep you posted on our next set due next month.

OTA

  • Much improved battery life – especially when the phone is in standby
  • Uber scope available from the store (automatically added to NearBy when installed)
  • Screenshots no longer show the volume indicator
  • Notifications can be dismissed by swiping
  • Photos can be edited directly from the Camera photo roll
  • Added support for uploading photos via the Google+ and Twitter apps
  • Photos received via Telegram now appear in the Photos scope
  • Fullscreen and Normal modes are now supported in Gallery photo display
  • Minor improvements to the Camera and Gallery apps, the Music app, Contact syncing, and replying to messages from the Notifications area
  • Improved support for BT devices that require a Pin code for pairing
  • Silent mode indication added to sound indicator
  • General bug fixes

Telegram

  • Sending / receiving documents – no longer limited to just photos and videos
  • Telegram activity on the lock screen – see your Telegram statistics on your lock screen (double tap the infographic to change the information displayed)
  • Image previews are now zoomable
  • Improved notifications support
  • Added support for message forwarding
  • Various other UI improvements and fixes

Talk to us today

Interested in running Ubuntu Desktop in your organisation?

Newsletter signup

Select topics you’re interested in

In submitting this form, I confirm that I have read and agree to Canonical’s Privacy Notice and Privacy Policy.

Related posts

The forecast is robots

Robots are an increasingly important part of our lives, in more ways than we realise. I’m not talking just about Roombas, or the toy robots that inhabit the wish lists of the world’s children (and the young at heart). Robots are…

ACPI AML Runtime Debugger in Ubuntu 18.04 (x64)

ACPICA is an open-source project that provides an operating system (OS)-independent reference implementation. It also contains a list of utilities such as ASL compiler (iasl), acpiexec (an AML emulator). However, AML debugging on Linux in…

Bootstrap Your Snap

People frequently tell me they’d like to make a snap of an application they care about. Whether it’s in person at events like FOSDEM, or online via IRC or Telegram, there are developers who want to share their Linux software…