Beta / GooglePlay Version Changelog & Known Issues

In order to help you with testing, here you can find the release changelog and known issues of the app (if any).

 

Google Play version 1.36.42 November 14th, 2016
Beta version 1.0.160 November 14th, 2016 

  • Thanks to your feedbacks, we have added optimizations for Huawei devices and Sony Xperia M2 Aqua
  • Bug Fixes and improvements to stability and security

 Known Issues

  • On some devices, the manufacturer power management settings can still prevent Mtalk to run in the background despite being present in the energy-saving whitelist preventing reachability for calls and messages:
    • On Samsung devices:
      • check the settings "Battery" in the app "Smart Manager" disabling the "App energy saving" feature for Mtalk
    • On the Huawei devices:
      • check the "Protected Apps" section (including Mtalk) within the Settings menu (it may be into Advanced settings / Battery)
      • check if an energy saving plan is active disabling it in case (using Settings / Advanced settings / Battery select the "Performance" energy plan)
      • using "App - Advanced - Ignore battery optimizations" disable the optimitazions for Mtalk);
      • using the menu Settings / App / Mtalk / Battery check the following parameters as enabled: "Allow run while screen off" and "Wake system"
    • For any remaining reachability issues, please, use the options available in Advanced settings - VOIP - Reachability
  • On some devices, the service status icon is still displayed in the notifications center in spite of being set as "not visible" in Mtalk options; unfortunately, the problem is related to the specific operating system and can not be solved.
  • The audio redirection to some bluetooth car kit may not work in spite of the "Bluetooth" button led being lit on the Mtalk call interface; unfortunately this is a limitation of the Android operating system.

 

Google Play version 1.34.40 October 28, 2016
Beta version 1.0.158 October 28, 2016 

  • Improved app reachability for calls and messages; added specific options to the Advanced settings - VOIP - Reachability menu to solve residual problems due to specific network scenaries
  • Solved an issue preventing automatic launch of the app at boot on some devices
  • Fixed an issue that could prevent app execution on some Froyo devices
  • Improved the user experience when sending a paid SMS to countries that cannot be reached by Messagenet SMS service
  • Thanks to your feedbacks, we have added optimizations for Wiko Fever e Galaxy Note 3 LTE devices
  • Bug Fixes and improvements to stability and security

 Known Issues

  • On some devices, the manufacturer power management settings can still prevent Mtalk to run in the background despite being present in the energy-saving whitelist preventing reachability for calls and messages:
    • On Samsung devices you may want to check the settings "Battery" in the app "Smart Manager"
    • On the Huawei devices, check the "Protected Apps" settings
    • For any remaining reachability issues, please, use the options available in Advanced settings - VOIP - Reachability
  • On some devices, the service status icon is still displayed in the notifications center in spite of being set as "not visible" in Mtalk options; unfortunately, the problem is related to the specific operating system and can not be solved.
  • The audio redirection to some bluetooth car kit may not work in spite of the "Bluetooth" button led being lit on the Mtalk call interface; unfortunately this is a limitation of the Android operating system.

 

Google Play version 1.32.38 September 9, 2016
Beta version 1.0.156 September 9, 2016

 

  • Introduced specific optimizations for Android N devices 
  • Thanks to your feedbacks, we have added optimizations for Nexus 5X, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro and Sony Xperia Z3 dual devices; to apply, use "Options / Reset default Settings"
  • Bug Fixes and improvements to stability and security

 

 Known Issues

  • On some devices, the manufacturer power management settings can still prevent Mtalk to run in the background despite being present in the energy-saving whitelist:
    • On Samsung devices you may want to check the settings "Battery" in the app "Smart Manager"
    • On the Huawei devices, check the "Protected Apps" settings
    • On some devices, the service status icon is still displayed in the notifications center in spite of being set as "not visible" in Mtalk options; unfortunately, the problem is related to the specific operating system and can not be solved.
  • The audio redirection to some bluetooth car kit may not work in spite of the "Bluetooth" button led being lit on the Mtalk call interface; unfortunately this is a limitation of the Android operating system. 

 

Google Play version 1.30.36 July 15, 2016
Beta version 1.0.154 July 15, 2016

 

  • Introduced specific optimizations to manage the different energy-saving conditions of Android Marshmallow devices
  • Fixed an issue related to the interruption of music playback by a Mtalk call on some Samsung devices
  • Fixed an issue that caused the failure to initiate the VoIP service on some Froyo and Gingerbread devices
  • It is now possible to change the layout of the call view (may be helpful for left-handed people)
  • Bug Fixes and improvements to stability and security

 

Known Issues

  • On some devices, the manufacturer power management settings can still prevent Mtalk to run in the background despite being present in the energy-saving whitelist:
    • On Samsung devices you may want to check the settings "Battery" in the app "Smart Manager"
    • On the Huawei devices, check the "Protected Apps" settings
    • On some devices, the service status icon is still displayed in the notifications center in spite of being set as "not visible" in Mtalk options; unfortunately, the problem is related to the specific operating system and can not be solved.
  • The audio redirection to some bluetooth car kit may not work in spite of the "Bluetooth" button led being lit on the Mtalk call interface; unfortunately this is a limitation of the Android operating system. 

 

Google Play version 1.28.34 April 19, 2016
Beta version 1.0.152 April 19, 2016

 

  • Solved an issue that prevented calls to a few, specific Chad phone numbers.
  • Optimizations forSony Xperia L and Z3-LTE devices; to apply, use "Options / Reset default Settings"
  • Bug fixing and improved stability and security

 

Known Issues

  • On some devices, the service status icon may appear in the notification center even if set as "not visible" in Mtalk options; the issue is due to the specific operating system and cannot be solved. 
  • Audio redirection to some bluetooth carkit may not work although the "Bluetooth" icon on the Mtalk call view is highlighted; this is a limitation of Android operating system.

 

Google Play version 1.26.32 January 08, 2016
Beta version 1.0.150 January 08, 2016

  • Added Android Wear smartwatch support: now you can answer or terminate an incoming call with the smartwatch.
    Fixed an issue that prevented sometimes to restore the default images of the mtalk.net personal page
    • Optimizations forSony Xperia compact Z1, Z3 and Z5 devices; to apply, use "Options / Reset default Settings"
    • Bug fixing and improved stability.

 Known Issues

  • On some Android 6 devices, the Play Store app may indicate an error condition during the installation of this application update; in this case, unfortunately, the only solution is to uninstall and re-install the application from scratch. 
    · On some devices, the service status icon may appear in the notification center even if set as "not visible" in Mtalk options; the issue is due to the specific operating system and cannot be solved. 
    · Audio redirection to some bluetooth carkit may not work although the "Bluetooth" icon on the Mtalk call view is highlighted; this is a limitation of Android operating system.

Google Play version 1.24.30 October 07, 2015
Beta version 1.0.148 October 07, 2015

  • Optimizations forSony Xperia Z1 and Z3 devices; to apply, use "Options / Reset default Settings".
    • Adaptations for Android 6
    • Bug fixing and improved stability.

 Known Issues

  • On some Android 6 devices, the Play Store app may indicate an error condition during the installation of this application update; in this case, unfortunately, the only solution is to uninstall and re- install the application from scratch. 
    ·        On some devices, the service status icon may appear in the notification center even if set as "not visible" in Mtalk options; the issue is due to the specific operating sytem and cannot be solved. 
    ·        Audio redirection to some bluetooth carkit may not work although the "Bluetooth" icon on the Mtalk call view is highlighted; this is a limitation of Android operating system.

 

Google Play version 1.20.26 Sept. 17, 2015
Beta version 1.0.146 Sept. 17, 2015

  • Improved integration of Mtalk with native telephony features of the device.
    • Optimizations
    for some Asus Zenfone 5 variants; to apply, use "Options / Reset default Settings".
    • Bug fixing and improved stability.

 Known Issues

  • On some devices, the service status icon may appear in the notification center even if set as "not visible" in Mtalk options; the issue is due to the specific operating sytem and cannot be solved.
    ·        Audio redirection to some bluetooth carkit may not work although the "Bluetooth" icon on the Mtalk call view is highlighted; this is a limitation of Android operating system.

Google Play version 1.18.24 Sept. 9, 2015
Beta version 1.0.144 Sept. 9, 2015

  • Introduced specific optimizations for TIM Italy mobile network.
    Solved a crash issue related to Google support library on some Wiko and QMobile devices.
    • Added the ability to differenciate the VoIP service keep alive interval among cellular data and WiFi.
    • Optimizations for Sony Xperia SP,M2,T3 e Asus Fonepad 7; to apply, use "Options / Reset default Settings".
    • Bug fixing and improved stability and security.

 Known Issues

  • On some devices, the service status icon may appear in the notification center even if set as "not visible" in Mtalk options; the issue is due to the specific operating sytem and cannot be solved.
    ·        Audio redirection to some bluetooth carkit may not work although the "Bluetooth" icon on the Mtalk call view is highlighted; this is a limitation of Android operating system.

 

Google Play version 1.16.22 June 25, 2015

Beta version 1.0.142 June 25, 2015

  • On devices with Android 4.1 or later, when the notifications center is closed, the service status icon is now visible by default only if the service is not available; use the Options menu to change this behavior. The notification of the service status remains always visible opening the notifications center
    Added the ability to differentiate the VoIP service registration interval among a cellular data network and WiFi
    • Optimizationsfor devices with Intel CPU (x86 architecture)
    •Better handling of incoming
    cellular calls while Mtalk is in a call using Bluetooth headset
    Better interface for the the background and the main picture selection of a mtalk.net page
    • Optimizations for Huawei G6, ASUS Fonepad 7 and HTC M8; to apply, use "Options / Reset default Settings"
    Bug fixing and improved stability and security

Google Play version 1.14.20 Feb 16, 2015

Beta version 1.0.140 Feb 16, 2015

  • Fixed crash at application launch on some versions of ASUS devices and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10"
    • Added direct support for devices with Intel CPU (x86 architecture)
    to increase performance, stability and power saving
    • Support for quick actionson notificationsabout most common activities and new Lollipop notifications
    • Support for LED notifications
    • Better handling of the proximity sensor for easier access to the device when the call is in background
    • Improved accessibility for incoming calls
    • Extended functionality of "Switch to cellular" during a call
    • Optimizations for GALAXY next and Ascend G510: use "Options / Reset default Settings" to apply them
    • Bug fixing and improved stability and security

 

Google Play version 1.12.18 Feb 10, 2015
Beta version 1.0.138 Feb 10, 2015

  • Support for quick actions on notificationsabout most common activities and new Lollipop notifications
    • Support for LED notifications
    • Better handling of the proximity sensor for easier access to the device when the call is in background
    • Improved accessibility for incoming calls
    • Extended functionality of "Switch to cellular" during a call
    • Optimizations for GALAXY next and Ascend G510: use "Options / Reset default Settings" to apply them
    • Bug fixing and improved stability and security

Google Play version 1.10.16
Beta version 1.0.136

o  Fixed crash at application launch on Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10" KitKat and some ASUS tablet
o  Added Bluetooth support for earphones/headphones. For further information: http://goo.gl/njz2L8
o  Better handling of the proximity sensor in order to simplify access to the calling interface commands
o  Added an audio notification for incoming cellular calls during a VoIP call
o  Thanks to your feedbacks we added specific optimizations for HUWAEI Y530, NGM Stylo and LG E460: users updating the app to this version may activate these optimizations by choosing the "Options / Reset default Settings" menu
o  Further bug fixing and improved stability

-----  Known issues:

Some Android devices may need to enable the option "Options / Advanced Settings / BLUETOOTH / Re-init audio streaming" to ensure proper management of the audio speaker changes while in call (from bluetooth speaker to earpiece / loudspeaker or vice versa).

Audio redirection to some Bluetooth car kit may not work despite activating "Bluetooth" button on Mtalk call view; unfortunately this is a limitation of Android operating system.

 

Google Play version 1.8.14
Beta version 1.0.134

Added Bluetooth support for earphones/headphones. For further information: http://goo.gl/njz2L8
o  Better handling of the proximity sensor in order to simplify access to the calling interface commands
Added an audio notification for incoming cellular calls during a VoIP call
Thanks to your feedbacks we added specific optimizations for HUWAEI Y530, NGM Stylo and LG E460: users updating the app to this version may activate these optimizations by choosing the "Options / Reset default Settings" menu
o  Further bug fixing and improved stability

-----  Known issues:

Some Android devices may need to enable the option "Options / Advanced Settings / BLUETOOTH / Re-init audio streaming" to ensure proper management of the audio speaker changes while in call (from bluetooth speaker to earpiece / loudspeaker or vice versa).

Audio redirection to some Bluetooth car kit may not work despite activating "Bluetooth" button on Mtalk call view; unfortunately this is a limitation of Android operating system.

 

Version Google Play : 1.6.12 - May 7, 2014
Version beta: 1.0.132 - May 7, 2014

Added call diverts & forwarding settings in app
Added Caller Line Identification (CLI) settings in app
Thanks to your feedbacks, we have added specific optimizations for  Nexus 5, HTC EVO 3D & Samsung Galaxy Mini (Froyo); after upgrading to this version, these new optimizations are available thru the "Options / Reset default Settings" menu
o  Mtalk.net personal page: fixed an orientation bug affecting picture shooted on some smartphone models
o  Improved connectivity management on Android KitKat devices
o  Further bug fixing and improved stability

 

Version Google Play : 1.4.10 - January 17, 2014

Version beta: 1.0.130 - January 17, 2014

o  Get a free, personal web address that makes it easy for your contacts to call you or text you at no cost (e.g., www.erikablau.mtalk.net). Great for personal or business use, the personal web link  can be included in your email signature, on your social network pages, or on your company’s website. Let the world contact you instantly, for free, in high-definition audio just by clicking on your link. If callers are using a computer to contact you, they don’t need to register or download any software.

Now It's easier to invite contacts to use Mtalk thru email, text/SMS and social networks; you can now choose the language of the message (English or Italian)

o  "Paste to numeric keypad" is now available. When you have copied a phone number, just tap and keep pressed for a while the area where the phone number is normally displayed above the numeric keypad.

Thanks to your feedbacks, we added optimizations also for Nexus4, Huawei G500, Motorola XDROID PRO e Kindle Fire HD; previous users of the app may activate these optimixations by choosing "Options / Reset default Settings" menu

o  Further bug fixing and improved stability

-----  Known issue: “About the customization of the mtalk.net personal page, pictures shooted with the onboard camera of some devices right for customisation purposes may have a wrong orientation: just turn the device 90° and shoot a picture again.”

 

--- Version 1.0.126, October 3rd, 2013 (beta version) ---

--- Version 1.2.8, October 8, 2013 (Google Play version) ---

o  Extended features in Options / Sounds:

  1. Added ringtones / messages notification sound choice (from system sounds or user sounds).
    2.       Added ability to use the contact specific ringtone selected in the native contacts app.
    3.       Improved options to silence an incoming call by pressing the power button or turning the device upside down.

    o  Calls can now be controlled using wired earphones (answer, hang up and volume).

o  Thanks to feedback received, we have added device specific optimizations for HTC One, HUWAEI G510, LG Optimus L5, Motorola Atrix and LG-P500 with CyanogenMod 9; these new optimizations are available thru the "Options / Reset default Settings" menu.

o  Further bug fixing and improved stability.

 

-- Version 1.0.124, August 12, 2013 ---

As of 12.08.2013 the app is available on PlayStore as "Mtalk by Messagenet"
The beta release 1.0.124 is the same of 1.1.2 official Play Store release.

To install the official Play Store release you have to uninstall the beta version previously and this will result in the lost of the app data including the history of both calls and messages.

. General aspects

   - New app name and icons

   - New menu items to make faster the most frequent actions

   - New in-app purchases procedures for credit and landline numbers

   - Layout improvements, especially related to Provisioning procedure and 4.3 devices

. Telephony

   - Added specific optimizations for HTC One device; users who are upgrading the app may apply the optimizations using "Options / Restore defaults settings"

   - Now it is possible to retrieve the current call view also either running the app from the Applications menu or from the center notifications

  • Messages

   - Integration with the operating system messaging capabilities

   - Message composer layout improvements

  • Bug fixing

 

-- Version 1.0.122, July 18, 2013 ---

. General aspects

   - Layout improvements, expeccialy related to the new high-resolution device (eg Nexus 10)

   - Better support of custom ROM

. Telephony

   - Incoming call: improved responsiveness of swipe to answer / reject a call; in addition, it is now possible, through the menu options, to:

    1. reverse the position of the "Answer" and "Decline" icons to fit your own preferences

    2. enable the display of the "Reply" and "Reject" icons just for the first user interaction

   - ringer "mute" (press the power button, or reversal of the device (if available and enabled)) now have also affects the vibration


. Dashboard

   - Added detailed information for the individual event on the related popup with it (called or calling number, type and duration of the call, number of the conversation, ..)

   - Rearrange the actions related to the single event

. Contacts

   - New layout of the detail view of a contact; introduced swipe for navigation between tabs

   - Visualization of the labels associated with the single detail as available in the native address book with support for custom labels

. Messages

   - Changes to the composer and chat layout;

   - Increased visibility of the message type selector (FREE, SMS); introduced  characters / SMS messages counter

   - Display of the contact detail related to the chat

. Bug fixing

 

--- Version 1.0.120, June 26th, 2013 ---

Bug fixing release

 

--- Version 1.0.118, June 19th, 2013 ---

General aspects

   - improvements to the layout , eg. for devices with a smaller screen, as well as to the procedures for provisioning
   - Fixed a bug that produced the rare crash of the app on Froyo devices
Dashboard
   - Date and time of the events now follow the format settings of the device
   - Fixed a bug associated with the action of sending a message using the telephony features of the device
Keyboard
   - Introduced automatic formatting and self-adaptation of the text while dialing a number
Messages
   - Fixed a potential problem while sending a paid text (SMS) to international destinations
   - New messag composere: the list of contacts associated with the filtered field "To" persists even after the closing of the keyboard for easy scrolling and selection even on devices with small screen displays
   - Fixed some layout issues on tablets
   - Selecting an unread message notification now opens directly the conversations list
Contacts
   - Improved significantly the speed of access to views and contacts and the speed of filtered searches
   - Fixed the filter function for text and number
   - Fixed problem with search filter in contact views for devices with hardware keyboard
Provisioning
   - Improved handling of some error conditions
Options
   - Improved the visibility of information

 

--- Version 1.0.116, May 24th, 2013 ---
    · General aspects:
you can now access your account Messagenet directly from the app, via the menu Options / Account, where you can:
§ Buy credit
§ Get a free geographic number (Free Number) or purchase one additional number (Smart number)
§ Select the current identity used from among those available (SIP URI and / or geographic number) [function "My device is ringing the number ..."]
§ Set the "number displayed" for calls and SMS Payment
§ Set the identities through which the user can be recognized on the network for calls and messages MessagenetTalk FREE [function "Reachable via free ..."]
§ Set the "number displayed" for free on net calls and SMS MessagenetTalk
§ Change account directly entering credentials VoIP Messagenet
o Improvements to the layout on devices with small screen displays
Enabled or the back button on alert  from
    · Dashboard
o Improved display of date / time for individual events
o The missed call notification in recents is now properly handled
    · Call
o Fixed a bug where the switch current tab (Contact / keyboard) was not updated on devices with Android 4.2.2
o The view now opens the last used tab (Contacts or keyboard)
    · Messages
o Some changes to the layout of the new message and composer of the chat to help you select the recipient, write the text and visibility of the messages being sent, even on devices with small screens
o Fixed an issue where a new message sent through the composer could not be appended to the existing conversation
    · Telephony
or Improved quality of calls on mobile networks
o Fixed a compatibility issue with some SIP phones [eg. Gigaset C450IP] that caused the absence of sound
o Fixed an issue where the numeric keypad to send DTMF tones could not be shown during an incoming call
A cell phone call or during a call incoming VoIP call is terminated with a busy signal and appropriately notified to the user as a missed call, the feature is only available on some devices
    · Procedure for provisioning
or Improved handling of some errors
    · Contact
o Fixed an issue where some contacts could be shown as duplicates as a result of a procedure for backup / restore of the address book
o Fixed a crash issue on Sony Xperia Z on the photo viewing contacts

Known issues / messages for users:
§ It would be great to receive feedback on the account management functionality

--- Version 1.0.114, May 8th 2013 ---
    · General aspects:
o Layout improvements, especially on tablet
o Added notifications of your contacts becoming Messagenet Talk user
    · Messagges
o Fixed problems on selection of the sender for new messages and on selection of the message type (free / economy)
o New message composer: added options for sending economy message with "Anonymous" sender or "Web". "Web" sender allow you to receive reply on Messagenet.com website.
o Improved visibility of messages being sent
o Fixed some occasional crashes
    · Telephony
o Improved performance on device with high audio latency (reduction of voice delay)
o Faster answer to an incoming call
o Eliminated occasional audio noise on device with reduced audio latency
o Fixed some problems associated with close call attempts with network conditions not optimal
o Fixed compatibility issue with Samsung Galaxy S plus; after the update you have to set the default settings in the Option menu

    Known Issues:
· On devices with special display size the layout of new message composer could make difficult to read the typed text: we are working to fix this problem
· Missed call notification on Dashboard may remain visible for a not adequate time: we are working to fix this problem
· If you are still experiencing the voice delay issue with this release you are welcome to send us a report

--- Version 1.0.111, April 18th 2013 ---

  • General aspects:
    o English localization
    o More visible "Service Unavailable" icon
    o Layout improvements
     ·Contacts:
    o Fixed a display bug during contacts update
    o Further optimization of upload of photo contacts
    o Better navigation between different contact lists
    o Fixed some display anomalies in detail views
    o Fixed a problem with refresh of contact list
        ·Provisioning procedure:
    o Better handling of some error conditions
        ·Messages:
    o Fixed some problems during new message composition
    o Fixed a bug with grouping messages by date
    o Fixed a bug that could create multiple conversations with the same contact
    o Proper handling of free messages received from contacts not in the address book
    o Proper handling of the sender for free and paid messages
    o Added function to drag to display all the messages in a conversation
        ·Telephony
    o Reduced latency after answering to an incoming call
    o Proper handling of events generated by native dialer when the app is not configured

--- Version 1.0.108, April 5th 2013 ---

  • General aspects:
    o Added "Favorites" contacts management
    o Current view is now showed in the "Call" area (Contacts or Keypad)
    o Layout improvements on tablets

     · Dashboard:
    o Fixed functionality "Add to contacts"
    o Fixed notifications of unread messages
    o Fixed some occasional crashes

        · Contacts:
    o New option to force a full view of the contacts
    o Added the option to search by phone number in the contact lists
    o Added the option to edit contact details directly in app
    o Fixed a display bug during contact update
    o Optimazed upload of photo contacts
    o Fixed some occasional crashes

        · Provisioning procedure
    o Fixed some occasional errors

        · Messages
    o Introduced receipt notification for payment messages (SMS ECONOMY)
    o Now displayed emoji symbols (req. Android 4.x or higher)
    o Added the option to type explicitly the destination number while composing a new message
    o Auto scroll on latest message
    o New context menu inside chat view with the functions Resend, Forward, Copy text and Delete message
    o Corrected handling errors when sending
    o Corrected display error of some special characters
    o Viewing photo of the local user profile in conversation view
    o Changes to layout
    o Fixed some occasional crashes

        · Telephony
    o Improved swipe to answer / hangup function: the problems when answering / hanging up should now be resolved.
    However we invite you to contact us if you are still experiencing the same problem
    o Fixed occasional failure attempting to recall

        · Setting

o Radio button easier to select (tap on whole element)

Solved an issue that prevented calls to a few, specific Chad phone numbers