Jolla has released a new software update to its first
Sailfish OS powered smartphone. The Sailfish OS update version 188.8.131.52 is now rolling out to Jolla phones. This second update brings improvements to camera, connectivity, notifications, messages, mail, android runtime and more. Checkout the full changelog after break.
What’s New: Google calendar sync to your Jolla (one way) Camera support in Android apps Updating/uninstalling apps from Yandex store Camera now supports all 4 orientations Advanced recovery mode [details] Ability to accept any server certificates during Exchange ActiveSync account setup Highlights of improvements: Camera: Improvements in exposure time and auto focus in low light conditions Improved switching from rear to front camera Connectivity: Connection switcher in Settings no longer sticks even when the network is not fully registered Static IP settings bug fixed Access point selection steps can be reversed without causing an issue. Retries are now possible if you input a wrong WLAN password Home / Events / Notifications: Only important notifications (missed call, chat, messages, mails) are shown on Lock screen, all notifications are visible in Events Facebook and Twitter notifications no longer have LED indicators Disabling Facebook/Twitter feeds now removes them from Events Better support for high flow of tweets Twitter feeds now show the real name of the user Notification clearing improved Updates no longer re-appear after reboot USB mode selection is no longer shown when device is locked/suspended Fixes an issue where Home displayed as a long scrollable list Entering incorrect code on device lock screen now has haptic feedback Accounts:
Improvements in jolla account creation steps Phone: Call volume can now be adjusted before outgoing call is answered Phone call UI does not show Bluetooth indicator when connected to a device that does not support phone call audio Previous caller’s avatar no longer flickers before the current caller’s avatar is displayed When powering up the device now registers directly to 3G instead of first registering to 2G and then switching to 3G Messages: Messages application keeps the active page and message text when re-activated from Launcher Message notifications now remain cleared and group correctly after rebooting Modifying contacts now shows available message conversation options immediately Imported contacts with unknown IM accounts no longer appear as apparently usable messaging options Multiple recipients can now be picked from favorites Words with a dot in the middle are no longer recognized as a URL when entering the message People: Phone numbers with dialling card prefixes are no longer merged with their un-prefixed versions Fixed confusing behaviour while editing contacts that have only nickname Search results in People are now correctly highlighted Clock: Uninstalling the app cancels outstanding alarms Clock now shows the correct time in alarm list and cover for all timezones Bluetooth: OBEX push requests from trusted devices are now automatically accepted A more informative progress bar is shown during BT discovery Browser: Minor UI fixes and performance improvements WebGL performance improved significantly Fixes an issue where browser stopped to open links Store Client: System update check is only done over a WLAN connection Connection dialog and status indication no longer suggest that a check is in progress without a connection Speed up app installation process Settings: Time display in Settings now respects the selected time zone UTC offset shown now takes DST into account Developer mode: Fingerterm default settings are more user friendly USB default mode of “Always ask” is respected even after unlocking the device Mail: Improves support for accounts where service username is different from email address Improves standard folders handling Fixes an issue in the communication with SMTP servers that don’t require authentication Fixes an issue related to email sending for some servers using ecrypted password(CRAM-MD5) for authentication Fixes an issue in attachments handling in POP3 accounts Fixes an issue in email deleting in POP3 accounts Fixes an issue related to email signature handling in draft emails Fixes an issue in the unread email count for local only folders Fixes an issue that prevents long email subjects to be shown in the email info view Fixes an issue related to opening a html email via notification Fixes an issue realated to replying to html only emails Exchange ActiveSync: Improved error reporting when an account can’t be configured Office: Opening a document from a mail attachment works even if another document is being viewed. Documents from transfer UI can now be opened with Office app Calendar: Start time of the first calendar appointment now displays correctly Calendar alarms are now visible in silent mode Some situations causing a crash or hang are now fixed Android Runtime: Audio and video are now in sync when watching videos in Netflix or other video applications Fixed issue where remote keyboard stops occasionally Location status is now checked before attempting to search for GPS Fixed issue where typed characters appended to an underlined word in predictive keyboard Applications using audio integrate better with native SailfishOS apps Network state detection improvements Application pause/resume improvements How to update:
If your Jolla phone is connected to WLAN network, an OS update notification should pop up shortly. You can also manually check for the update by heading into settings:
Open Settings app Go to System Settings -> About Product Pull down the pulley menu and select ‘Check for update’ Once an OS update notification is received, tap on it and follow the instructions.