Phone updates: April

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

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