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Plex for Android

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  • antoniolgantoniolg Posts: 194Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Plex for Android 6.2.1

    Available on Google Play and the Amazon App Store, or download the APK: armv7a, arm64v8a, x86 (Plex Pass required).

    NOTE: We are performing a staged rollout, which means the update may take a day or two before it becomes available.

    FIXES:

    • [Local Playback] Analysis and playback now more reliable when application is launched via "Open With".
    • [Mobile] Crash during application startup on new install.
  • jesusmcjesusmc Plex Employee Posts: 157Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee
    edited August 2

    Plex for Android 6.3.0

    Available on Google Play, or download the APK: armv7a, arm64v8a, x86 (Plex Pass required).

    Will be available on the Amazon App Store soon.

    NOTE: We are performing a staged rollout, which means the update may take a day or two before it becomes available.

    WHATS NEW:

    • Support for timeshifting Live TV programs (requires PMS 1.8+).
    • [Mobile] Support for DVR and Live TV.
    • [Mobile] Improve sign in/sign up screens.
    • [Mobile] Send reset password instructions from the app.
    • Include Afrikaans translations.

    FIXES:

    • App was failing to persist library filters selection after being closed.
    • Don't switch to 'Open Video File' section when Local Server selected if synced content exists.
    • Local Playback: disable External Player for Local files.
    • [Android TV] Chapters would not always show.
    • [Android TV] Don't show Mark As (Un)Watched for Music.
    • [Fire TV] Restore 5.1 AAC support.
    • [Mobile] Crash closing secondary filter menu for library sections that shouldn't display it.
    • [Mobile] Crash closing video player before it is initialised.
    • [Mobile] Crash selecting 'Add to Playlist' option for current play queue.
    • [Mobile] Friends screen was showing empty view after rotation.
    • [Mobile] Improve the interaction with the form to add a new friend.
    • [Mobile] Rename label for media info display on Local files.
    • [Mobile] Navigation bar kept visible when quickly showing and hiding the controls.
    • [Mobile] Music: crash starting audio playback on Android <=4.4.
  • sixonessixones Posts: 127Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Plex for Android 6.3.1

    Available on Google Play and the Amazon App Store, or download the APK: armv7a, arm64v8a, x86 (Plex Pass required).

    NOTE: We are performing a staged rollout, which means the update may take a day or two before it becomes available.

    FIXES:

    • [Mobile] Crash playing Live TV content with 'Use Android Media Player' flag enabled.
    • [Mobile] Crash resuming application after a long time in the background.
  • sixonessixones Posts: 127Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Plex for Android 6.3.2

    Available on Google Play and the Amazon App Store, or download the APK: armv7a, arm64v8a, x86 (Plex Pass required).

    FIXES:

    • DVR: crash formatting the duration and start time of some programs.
    • Ensure Live TV playback session is shown in 'Now Playing' section of Plex Web.
    • Crash during Live TV playback if app couldn't determine airing item.
    • [Mobile] Crash closing video player after error playing Live TV content.
    • [Mobile] Crash updating play queue during remote control of another Plex app.
    • [Mobile] Crash starting Live TV playback if system clock not accurate.
    • [Mobile] Crash opening Recording Schedule if connection to server lost.
    • [Mobile] Some items in preplay screens could overlap each other.
  • sixonessixones Posts: 127Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Plex for Android 6.3.4

    Available on Google Play and the Amazon App Store, or download the APK: armv7a, arm64v8a, x86 (Plex Pass required).

    NOTE: We are performing a staged rollout, which means the update may take a day or two before it becomes available.

    FIXES:

    • Live: fix playback issues in some devices such as Sony TVs running Android 6.
    • Live: video stuttering could occur during live TV playback.
  • romancameliaromancamelia Posts: 19Validating, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Plex for Android 6.4.1

    Available on Google Play and the Amazon App Store, or download the APK: armv7a, arm64v8a, x86 (Plex Pass required).

    NOTE: We are performing a staged rollout, which means the update may take a day or two before it becomes available.

    FIXES:

    • Closing video player while flinging content to Chromecast could crash.
    • Chromecast: playback requests failed if server had secure connections set to 'required'.
    • Crash could occur showing home after playback has finished.
  • romancameliaromancamelia Posts: 19Validating, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Plex for Android 6.4.3

    Will be available soon on the Amazon App Store

    FIXES:

    Don't transcode to multi-channel AAC on platforms which don't support it.

  • jesusmcjesusmc Plex Employee Posts: 157Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Plex for Android 6.5.0

    Available on Google Play and the Amazon App Store, or download the APK: armv7a, arm64v8a, x86 (Plex Pass required).

    NOTE: We are performing a staged rollout, which means the update may take a day or two before it becomes available.

    WHATS NEW:

    • Local Playback: support for sidecar SRT subtitles.
    • Local Playback: support for resuming last playback position.
    • Local Playback: performance improvements opening preplay pages.
    • Use the Android TV app on any device where the TV layout is enabled.
    • [Mobile] Improve preferences layout and include support links.
    • [Mobile] Show dialog to switch to TV layout if D-Pad detected.

    FIXES:

    • Allow fallback to DTS Passthrough when DTS-HD / MA not supported.
    • Splash screen and improved startup performance.
    • Player controls would not disappear after seeking.
    • Live: improve Direct Play support.
    • Local Playback: Support "m4v" and "ts" via Open With.
    • Excessive memory usage during video playback in some low end devices.
    • [Mobile] Include artist names in playback notifications for compilation tracks.
    • [Mobile] Actions in photos timeline view were failing.
    • [Mobile] 'Skip to next' button in playback notifications could crash the app when playing remotely.
    • [Mobile] DVR: Fix crash selecting certain elements from "Record" setting in the recording screen.
    • [Mobile] Crash displaying error message when navigating to item.
    • [Mobile] Photo albums screen was sometimes crashing.
    • [TV] Usability improvements to "Edit recording" dialog.
    • [TV] Improve global search to include remote servers.
    • [TV] Chapters would not show for subsequent items in a play queue.
    • [TV] Restore Refresh Rate Switching setting.
  • jesusmcjesusmc Plex Employee Posts: 157Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Plex for Android 6.5.1

    Available on Google Play and the Amazon App Store, or download the APK: armv7a, arm64v8a, x86 (Plex Pass required).

    NOTE: We are performing a staged rollout, which means the update may take a day or two before it becomes available.

    FIXES:

    • Various crashes that could occur during application startup.
    • Restore access to synced content that may be inaccessible after a previous app update.
  • jesusmcjesusmc Plex Employee Posts: 157Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Plex for Android 6.5.3

    Available on Google Play and the Amazon App Store, or download the APK: armv7a, arm64v8a, x86 (Plex Pass required).

    NOTE: We are performing a staged rollout, which means the update may take a day or two before it becomes available.

    FIXES:

    • [TV] Crash opening search screen on Fire TV devices.
  • ManuelPGManuelPG Plex Dev Team Posts: 299Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Our v6.6.0 release has not been deployed yet to any devices because of issues with Google Play. We're working on getting those resolved as soon as possible, sorry for the inconvenience.

  • sixonessixones Posts: 127Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Plex for Android 6.6.0

    Available on Google Play and the Amazon App Store, or download the APK: armv7a, arm64v8a, x86 (Plex Pass required).

    NOTE: We are performing a staged rollout, which means the update may take a day or two before it becomes available.

    We have resolved the issues rolling out via Google Play and have started a staged rollout for 6.6.0.

  • sixonessixones Posts: 127Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Plex for Android 6.6.1

    Available on Google Play and the Amazon App Store, or download the APK: armv7a, arm64v8a, x86 (Plex Pass required).

    NOTE: We are performing a staged rollout, which means the update may take a day or two before it becomes available.

    FIXES:

    • Local Playback: fix issue preventing playback for users who aren't signed in.
    • [Fire TV] Improve video player performance on Fire TV sticks.
  • jesusmcjesusmc Plex Employee Posts: 157Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee
    edited October 24

    Plex for Android 6.7.0

    Available on Google Play and the Amazon App Store , or download the APK: armv7a, arm64v8a, x86 (Plex Pass required).

    NOTE: We are performing a staged rollout, which means the update may take a day or two before it becomes available.

    WHATS NEW:

    • [Mobile] News: implements channel/topics screen.
    • [TV] News: can now show icons for cards on channel and category browse screens.

    FIXES:

    • Privacy preferences moved to https://www.plex.tv/about/privacy-legal/privacy-preferences/.
    • Sync: automatically resume syncing after changing the storage limit.
    • [Mobile] Improve multi-window support on tablets.
    • [Mobile] Playing library section using "Folders" view type didn't work.
    • [Mobile] Check information of failed synced folders would crash the App.
    • [Mobile] DVR: 'Program Guide' remained in navigation drawer after selecting a server without DVR.
    • [Mobile] DVR: opening 'Program Guide' section could crash the app.
    • [Mobile] Synced photo albums were not playing
    • [Mobile] App would sometimes crash after an upgrade.
    • [Mobile] Playback of synced content would stop after a few minutes in devices running Android > 5.
    • [Mobile] Crash could occur after signing in into the app.
    • [Mobile] App could crash when returning from "Reset Password" screen.
    • [Mobile] Crash opening a library section from a Cloud Sync server.
    • [Mobile] Crash showing 'cast' dialog if one of the players has an empty name.
    • [TV] Live: "Watch Now" section could start behaving incorrectly after tuning several channels.
    • [TV] Scroll card titles when focused.
    • [TV] News: crash could occur if quickly entering and exiting from News screen
    • [TV] Show interlaced video resolution flags in preplay screens.
    • [TV] "Play original quality" setting in video player could fail.
    • [TV] News: attempting to play items from channel browse screen could fail.
    • [TV] News: add "Confirm" button when changing countries for local channels.
    • [TV] News: improve invalid zip code error.
    • [TV] Play button on remote controls can be used to skip preplay.
    • [TV] News: zip code is not mandatory when setting location.
    • [TV] Crash could occur when resuming home screen.
  • jesusmcjesusmc Plex Employee Posts: 157Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Plex for Android 6.7.1

    Available on Google Play and the Amazon App Store, or download the APK: armv7a, arm64v8a, x86 (Plex Pass required).

    NOTE: We are performing a staged rollout, which means the update may take a day or two before it becomes available.

    FIXES:

    • Crash clicking "Yes" on video playback retry dialog.
    • [TV] Search from Live TV or News could crash when search on channels was enabled.
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