Changelog

2.5 (current release)
  • migration to native Android Pie 9 (API 28)
  • updated internal black-list for the auto-excluded applications
  • minor bug fixes
2.4.9 (stable)
  • minor bug fixes
2.4.7 (stable)
  • under the hood fixes and optimizations
2.4.5 (stable)
  • minor bug fixes
2.4.2 (stable)
  • fixed the custom shortcut icon issue on Android 7.1.x devices
  • minor bug fixes
2.4.1 (stable)
  • migration to native Android Oreo 8.1 (API 27)
  • added the option to delay the first blink
  • added a custom shortcut pressing the application icon to easily turn on/off the service only on supported launchers and on Android 7.1.1+ devices
  • added the Simplified Chinese translation
  • added the Greek translation
  • added the Ukrainian translation
  • updated all translations
  • updated internal black-list for the auto-excluded applications
  • lots of under the hood fixes and optimizations
2.3.3 (stable)
  • added the sub-option to keep screen on if the "Turn display on" option when a notification occurs is selected
  • added the Slovak translation
  • added the Turkish translation
  • added the Vietnamese translation
  • updated the Czech and Russian translations
  • stability improvement
  • minor bug fixes
  • android 8.x users may experience general malfunctions
2.3 (stable)
  • fixed the pocket mode issue
  • fixed the time slot suspension issue
  • added a custom quick setting tile on the quick settings panel to easily turn on/off the service only on Android 7.x+ devices
  • major code rewrite for the graphical user interface (flash notifications settings)
  • updated internal black-list for the auto-excluded applications
  • minor bug fixes and various adjustments
  • this update will reset all user preferences to default at first run!
2.2.7 (stable)
  • fixed the pocket mode issue on some devices
  • fixed the time slot suspension issue on Android 8.x devices
  • fixed the incoming call flash notification issue
  • fixed the consecutive notifications issue
  • renewed badge notification service on Samsung devices (some tests may be needed)
  • minor bug fixes and various adjustments
2.2.5 (stable)
  • fixed the issue of annoying blinks while the device is in use (user present/screen on) in some particular conditions or by specific applications
  • fixed the issue of the suddenly stop working blink loop
  • battery life improved
  • new max limit for the blink loop duration
  • new increase values for the blink loop frequency
  • minor bug fixes and various adjustments
2.2.1 (stable)
  • fixed the service force close issue on Android 6.0 devices
  • minor adjustments
2.2 (stable)
  • minor bug fixes
2.1.6 (stable)
  • minor bug fixes
  • translation update for some languages
2.1.4 (stable)
  • minor bug fixes
2.1 (stable)
  • main code reengineering
  • stability and compatibility improvement
  • removed the flashing loop duration setting, from now is always unlimited
  • better performance
2.0 (stable)
  • code optimization
  • stability improvement
1.9.5 (stable)
  • code optimization
  • minor bug fixes
  • unlimited duration for the flashing loop
1.9.4 (stable)
  • added the Portuguese (Brazil) translation
  • added the Arabic (Egyptian) translation
  • added the French translation
  • added the Czech translation
  • added the Croatian translation
  • added the Russian translation
  • added the Arabic (Syrian) translation
  • new range values for the duration and the frequency of the flashing loop
1.9.2 (stable)
  • added the option to force the English language
  • fixed the Samsung Email application issue
  • stability improvement
  • added the light sensor management (if present) for the flash type auto-adjustment (single/double)
  • added the option to use the rear flash when device is turn upside down
  • added RTL support for Arabic languages
1.9 (stable)
  • fixed the service force close issue and runtime exception on some Motorola devices
  • minor bug fixes
  • added the Spanish translation
1.8.3 (stable)
  • official Play Store release
  • minor bug fixes in the notifications detection engine
  • added compatibility to Android 8.0 Oreo (API 26)
  • added the Polish translation
1.7 (stable)
  • extended support to both Camera and Camera2 API to properly detect and manage the front flash also on devices with limited access to the camera (e.g. new Samsung device series)
  • fixed the issue with Gmail notifications on Android 6.0 devices
  • fixed the missing installed applications issue in the excluded applications list
  • fixed the wrong low battery detection issue on some devices
  • added a "select/unselect all" toggle switch in the excluded applications list
  • integration with the current Android "Do not disturb" settings as an additional way to disable the service in certain situations
  • minor fixes and code optimizations
  • updated internal black-list for the auto-excluded applications
  • some GUI improvements and adjustments
  • new dark theme
  • new application icon
  • some corrections to writing errors
  • added the German translation
1.6 (stable)
  • added the option to choose a custom time slot for the service suspension (tap on time slot)
  • minor fixes
1.5 (stable)
  • added Samsung AOD detection and support
  • added the option to choose which applications exclude from the unread badges notification (tap on See list)
  • added the option to choose a custom sound for the unread badges notification (tap on Set sound)
  • improved both memory and cpu consumption
1.4 (release)
  • added the accelerometer sensor management and the relative “by shake” option
  • fixed the issue with duplicate items between the unread badges notification and the "normal" notification from the same application
  • new GUI
  • added the Italian translation
1.3 (beta 2)
  • added compatibility to Android 7.1.1 Nougat (API 25)
  • added the option to choose which applications exclude from flash notification (black-list)
  • added the unread badges detection and the relative flash notification for all supported applications (only on Samsung devices with TW rom)
  • lots of under the hood fixes and optimizations
1.2 (beta 1)
  • added the proximity sensor option and its management
  • added the notifications badge count over the application icon in the app drawer and its relative option (only on supported device: Asus, Huawei, LG, HTC, Oppo, Samsung, Sony, Xiaomi, ZTE)
  • fine tuning in the notifications detection engine to avoid fake flash notifications from system and user applications
  • performance improvements
1.1 (alpha)
  • added the option to enable a blinking loop for all the incoming notifications
  • added the low battery status detection and the relative service suspension option
  • added an option to suspend the service during a specific time slot
  • bug fixes
1.0
  • initial release