Sailfish OS Updated to

| December 9, 2013 | 123 Replies


Sailfish OS has gotten its first update, titled “Laadunjärvi” and brings a LONG list of changes. The first Sailfish device has barely been in the market a week, and there is already an update. If Jolla keeps up this pace, they’ve already learnt from their time at Nokia about what not to do.

* WLAN password input improvements
* WLAN connection possible to change directly from one hotspot to
an other
* Notification banner visible when checking updates without internet
* USB MAC address does not change anymore between connections in
developer mode
* Mobile data switch status (toggle on/off) is shown on the Settings

* Items in Store feed view now have visual busy indication while
* Chinese comments are no longer presented as “?” characters
* Improved notifications when app download fails
* App grid now shows busy indicators or current status when leaving and
reopening page
* Application downloads are now more resilient to failures

* File receive dialog displays the name of the paired device correctly
* Improvements in BT pairing
* BT settings now responds to bluetooth daemon restart properly

Phone & Messages
* Phone now displays number labels (i.e. work/home/mobile) during
* DTMF tones are not skipped when user rapidly presses keys
* Fixed a case when incoming call is silenced and there is still sound
played after call ends
* Improved contact matching in call logs when contacts imported from SIM
* Active cover shows contact names
* Visual improvements in call forwarding UI and supplementary services
* Support for sms: URL in Messages

* No more duplicated data in SIM contact import
* Improved handling of contact card details including avatars
* Added address does not disappear any more from contact viewer screen
after adding website information
* Stability improvements in People app during contact linking operation
* Performance improvements in Birthday plugin for contacts

* Removing a service account now removes related content from People app
* Account emits a signal when enabled / status changes
* Option to share to Facebook does not disappear anymore after adding an
email account
* Facebook notification will not appear repeatedly anymore
* Disabling Facebook account removes Facebook from Events view
* IM accounts now connect without needing to reboot device, after
adding them
* IM presence state persists now over reboot or changing connectivity
* Improved Exchange account setup flow
* Improved interoperability with servers preferring unsupported EAS
protocol 14.x

* Audio and video are now in sync while playing youtube videos
* Browser does not crash when playing multiple videos

* New dedicated calendar alarm UI introduced which will show up with
alarms added after the update.

Homescreen & notifications
* Events view wallpaper stays aligned with homescreen wallpaper
* Lock screen pulley menu shortcuts are not broken when device
lock is on
* In Events view, Share what’s on your mind account grid shows
service icons
* Improvements to notification item layouts
* Sound feedback on battery empty shutdown
* Window titles for apps set

* Content picker only has the search field when there is content
* Context menu is correctly updated with dynamic items
* The press effects in button and list items are unified
* Text linking matches numbers inside word boundaries
* QWindow::setTitle() is sent over Wayland
* DSME initial battery value is correct in bootup, or for shutdown
* Time and date changes persist over reboot
* DSME wakes from suspend to read HW temperatur and battery status
* USB mode notification does not offer Developer mode when developer
mode is not enabled
* Device lock is not anymore set when you use “Clear device lock code”
* The device lock code is not asked when the value is the same than
* Password field does not flash last character in clear text
* Date picker correctly highlights selected date and shows proper week
numbers in January

Source: Mailing List


Category: Firmware Update, Jolla, update

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