BlindShell Updates

BlindShell Classic – List of changes

4.5.6 release (8 Oct 2019)

  • Added – support for New Zealand and South Africa

4.5.5 release (13 Sep 2019)

  • Enhancement – SMS are sent with diacritics by default
  • Fix – Emergency Bluetooth device disconnect by mutliple presses of the volume up button

4.5.3 release (13 Sep 2019)

  • Added – browsing by month to image gallery application
  • Added – Internet connection test function
  • Added – postal address in contacts
  • Added – option to move by word in keyboard
  • Added – screen lock option (automatic lock, manual lock, disabled lock)
  • Enhancement – internet radio – faster loading, better stability, more stations
  • Enhancement – calendar event notifications
  • Enhancement – voice control (email dictation, phone number dialing)
  • Fix – returning from contact number edit keyboard
  • Fix – quick search in contacts when sort by given name selected
  • Fix – APN settings for SIM slot 2
  • Fix – calculator bugs
  • Fix – auto capitalization in email name

4.4.3 release (21 Jun 2019)

  • Added – setting of preferred mobile network technology
  • Added – information about battery level and signal strength to simplified mode
  • Enhancement – indication of mobile signal strength
  • Enhancement – responsivity in text input mode

4.4.2 release (3 Jun 2019)

  • Added – Simplified mode

4.4.0 release (10 May 2019)

  • Added – weather forecasts for other locations
  • Added – email support for sender name
  • Added – background checking for new emails
  • Added – basic attachment support for email
  • Enhancement – sending of emails
  • Enhancement – integration between notes, images, recordings and e-mail
  • Enhancement – contacts import (duplicity detection)
  • Enhancement – settings (minor improvements)

4.3.0 release (15 Mar 2019)

  • Added – camera application
  • Added – image viewer application
  • Added – image sharing function
  • Added – text message delivery status and notification
  • Added – automatic reading of caller name
  • Added – backslash character to keyboard
  • Added – male and female voice variants (EN, DE, ES, IT, PL, PT)
  • Added – fully dim screen option
  • Fix – keyboard pronunciation in FR
  • Fix – calendar

4.2.0 release (30 Jan 2019)

  • Added – dictionary application
  • Added – message drafts
  • Added – volume settings for auxiliary sounds
  • Added – setting for contact sorting and display
  • Added – setting for capital letter signaling
  • Added – setting for units of temperature and wind speed in Weather application
  • Added – setting for optional menu position announcement
  • Added – info about day of week to date and time screen
  • Enhancement – handling of contacts with multiple numbers
  • Enhancement – calendar event notifications
  • Enhancement – melody assignment in dual-sim mode
  • Fix – book reader

4.1.12 release (4 Dec 2018)

  • Added – Lithuanian support
  • Removed – VoLTE calls

4.1.11 release (30 Nov 2018)

  • Fix – action by which users could accidentally disable critical system component on start-up

4.1.10 release (27 Nov 2018)

  • Added – support for Polish
  • Fix – FM radio causing problems with calls

4.1.9 release

  • Added – support for Croatian

4.1.8 release

  • Added – support for Finish, Portuguese and Slovak

4.1.7 release (9 Nov 2018)

  • Added – signaling of capital letters in text fields
  • Enhancement – voice output volume
  • Fix – color detector exposure
  • Fix – Location and Weather location
  • Fix – intonation level settings
  • Fix – calculator
  • Removed – „one of one“ in confirmation dialogs

4.1.3 release (25 Oct 2018)

  • Added – sound prompt when text input is expected
  • Added – information about IMEI number to About phone menu
  • Fix – spelling function, which was not working outside of a keyboard mode
  • Fix – non-functional hash and star keys on keypad during a call (DTMF)
  • Fix – incoming calls were still ringing even when dismissed by a long press of the back button