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iOS Client

Release notes for the Skylight client for iOS devices.

4.0.0

Released
OS Support
February 2022

New Functionality

  • Added support for health test and submit bug report in settings
  • Added support for Input: Date Picker
  • Added support for referenceable scripts

Enhancements

  • Added empty/loading state for HTML card type
  • Added ability for users to sign in using human-friendly domain name for Frontline authentication

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed bug where user couldn't sign out under certain conditions
  • Fixed issue where MQTT connection with Frontline could not be established
  • Fixed issue where speaker mode could not be selected
  • Fixed issue where scrolling to a focused card didn't work
  • Fixed issue with incorrect scaling was applied to avatar image in the navigation menu

3.6.0

Released
OS Support
November 2021

New Functionality

  • Added support for section cards - Allows for view-based content to be nested underneath a collapsible section, such as a named step. Expanded sections anchor to the top of the current view, providing context to the expanded content as the user scrolls
  • Added support for icon cards - Dedicated card for displaying text and for glyph-based icons (same text-based icon set used by accessories, badges, and menus across the client)
  • Overflow handling and ability for user to read the text-based content is now automatically supported on text cards
  • App developers can now access and set the font family used to render icons across the platform right from html cards
  • End users can now inspect media details inside the media viewer activity

Enhancements

  • Improved user experience when performing a navigation action that results in opening the current collection view but populated with different data
  • Added additional user prompts when permissions required by a feature have been disabled
  • Added ability to add pre-built shapes when creating or editing annotations in the media viewer
  • The mediaViewer interface now supports display the SVG format
  • Support added for additional media permissions
  • Support for iOS 15 support

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved issue with scanner timeout
  • Fixed issue where the “Account Info” page was opened instead of “My Apps” page after re-login
  • Zooming into an in-call snapshot no longer navigates user into the annotation editor
  • Resolved scrollbar styling issue when iOS was set to dark mode

3.5.4

Released
OS Support
September 2021

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue where an application view could get stuck loading

3.5.3

Released
OS Support
September 2021

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved issue with loading the list of applications

3.5.2

Released
OS Support
September 2021

Enhancements

  • Improved image compression
  • SSO users on a domain with exactly one SSO method who have their session expire are automatically redirected to the SSO webview

Bug Fixes‌

  • Resolved an issue where captured images sometimes failed to upload
  • Fixed keyboard disappearing when opening a text input activity

3.5.1

Released
OS Support
September 2021

New Features

  • Frontline Apps users can now access “Frontline Cloud” as an option from the server selection menu during authorization

Enhancements

  • During client authorization, connecting to a domain that has exactly one SSO method enabled automatically expands the SSO webview for the user
  • Improved accuracy of scan code activity

Bug Fixes‌

  • Resolved an issue during authorization where trusting an on-prem certificate would force the user to have to redo the previous action

3.5.0

Released
OS Support
August 2021

New Functionality

  • Support added for certificate pinning when connecting to an on-prem server

Enhancements

  • Improved the UX surrounding text input:
    • Text input now opens in a fullscreen activity
    • Support added for header text and trailing text
    • Support added for using glyph-based icons
    • Support added for header text and trailing text
    • Support added for display of suffix text
    • Support added for error handling

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with the screen never going to sleep

3.4.1

Released
OS Support
July 2021

Enhancements

  • Improved optical scanning

Bug Fixes

  • Instantiating a text input activity from an html card now opens with keyboard visible
  • Resolved an issue where the "Exit application" confirmation sometimes appeared twice

3.4.0

Released
OS Support
July 2021

New Functionality

  • Added ability for app developers to present users with event-driven dialogs and confirmation prompts
  • Added ability to dynamically change the list of card-based actions and app menu actions based on application state
  • Added support for viewing, creating, and editing annotations on media inside the media viewer activity

Enhancements

  • Added additional properties to showNotification, such as addition of button-based actions, allowing for better end user and developer experience
  • Improved experience navigating in-app navigation drawer on iPhone and iPad clients, including one-tap access to quit an application from any area in an application right from the expanded menu
  • Developers can now specify what sessions and what parts of a session (data and/or media) should be synced to the client

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue where a view with root=true was not rendering correctly.
  • Resolved the overflow accessory on image and html cards being colored incorrectly
  • Annotations captured from iOS now display in correct position when subsequently viewed on the Web client.

3.3.0

Released
Compatibility Version
OS Support
May 19, 2021
4

New Functionality

  • Support added for MDM App configuration
  • Fixed and custom constrained card sizes are now supported on all card types
  • Support for resetting account password from mobile client

Enhancements

  • Improved the user experience for logging into Skylight
  • Improved the user experience for granting permissions to Skylight
  • Improved top-level navigation in the app to make it easier to access applications, settings, and account information
  • First time users can now sign directly into the iOS client with their temporary passcode to finish account setup without first having to visit the Skylight Web Portal

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue where screen would never go to sleep while Skylight was active
  • Databound image cards could not be used to initiate video playback
  • Icons on cards now respect the icon.visible property

3.2.0

Released
Compatibility Version
OS Support
March 25, 2021
4
iOS 14.0 or newer

New Functionality

  • Support for responsive card sizes
  • Support for application.users property
  • Added ability to pair another device directly from the client

Enhancements

  • Improved user login experience

Bug Fixes

  • Previews now display snapshots captured from an Android mobile device.

Known Issues

Visit Known Issues page.

3.1.1

February 6th, 2021

Enhancements

  • Security improvements

3.1

February 5th, 2021

New Functionality

  • Support for title and description properties on views
  • Support for startVideoCapture method
  • Support for startMediaViewer method
  • Support for application.participants object
  • Support for glyphs on the card badge and accessory properties
  • Support for the status property for user presence on application.participants user object
  • Language support - French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish

Enhancements

  • Various UX improvements

Compatibility Version

3
OS Support
iOS 14 or newer

3.0.1

December 10th, 2020

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed: Snapshots captured during a call from another device were not being sync'd to the iOS client.

3.0.0

December 1st, 2020
First general release of the iOS client for next-gen Skylight applications.

New Functionality

  • Card Support: Text, HTML, Table, Image.
  • View Support: List, Collection.
  • Video Calling: Make and receive "see-what-I-see" video calls. Features include: 1:1 or group calls, core call controls, call notifications in foreground and background, snapshots, snapshot annotation, and media gallery.
  • Data & Media Capture: Capture photos, scan barcodes, input text, and input data from Bluetooth devices.
  • Health Tests: Run network, API, and MQTT health tests.

Compatibility Version

1
OS Support
iOS 14 or newer