LOXONE APP CHANGELOG

Here you will find all the release notes for the new Loxone App!

Loxone Apps:
Changelog & release notes

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Android devices running 6 or later
  • iPhone/iPad running iOS 13 or later
  • AppleWatch running watchOS 6 or later
  • macOS running Version OS X El Capitan (OS X 10.11) up to macOS Catalina.

The Miniserver must be on version 11.0 at least. The full functionality is only guaranteed with the latest version of Loxone Config. Therefore we recommend a regular update to the latest version, which you can find on the downloads page.

INSTALLATION

The Loxone App is available in the AppStore and will be separately installed on your device. The app can be used to connect to your Miniserver.

If you’re using the Loxone App on macOS and if you’re experiencing any issues with macOS Catalina, please do an update with the provided version.

Detailed technical Changelog App 12.2.4 (2021.12.3)

New:

  • Audio Player: AUDIO1-I1052: Favorites can now be browsed, hence lists or folders stored as favorites can now either be played shuffled or from beginning to end in predefined order.
  • Intercom Gen. 2: Activities can now be viewed in landscape on phones
  • Support for the brand new Loxone Intercom
  • Reworked whole app for snappy animations and fluid responses while navigating through the app
  • Android: now supports Push Notifications in Mainland China on Xiaomi, Oppo and Huawei devices

Fixed:

Audio Player

  • Audio: Freeze when device was unlocked/locked quickly
  • Audio Player: Freeze on iOS devices during active airplay session when making announcements.
  • Audio Player: Removing items from playlist causes unnecessary traffic
  • Audio Player: Playlist occasionally not loading after being edited.
  • AUDIO1-I2198: Cover of last track remains visible if loading cover fails.
  • BG-I12981: Unlock button not visible when linked controls are present.
  • Dropping out of audio player when tapping outside of the add items to playlist screen.
  • Cover flickering when radio station metadata changes.
  • AUDIO1-I2171: Play Buttons with incorrect position when opening last played -> “more”-List
  • AUDIO1-I2190: When turning a player on using the volume+/- button, the shown value is always one volume step ahead & corrected a few seconds later
  • The favorites star inside playlists is not updated when adding/removing them from favorites via context menu.
  • Queue-Move Commands updated to fit the ones of Audioserver Version 2021.10.20+
  • Queue – Removed covers in history to improve performance when working with larger queues
  • External connections via Miniserver Gen1 not working.
  • Start screen not updating favorites until changing to another screen and navigating back to it
  • Spotify Settings screen not showing header.
  • Cannot add item from search to spotify playlist.
  • Queue – parent item of currently playing items occasionally doesn’t open. Nothing happens when tapping it.
  • Queue messed up after reordering & changing songs.
  • Removed “add to queue” and “play next” option for incompatible contents (e.g. when playing spotify, adding local mp3s to the queue won’t work)
  • Removed “add to queue” and “play next” option for tunein radio stations or lineins
  • AUDIO1-I2165: Two scrollable views when there are linked controls in an audio zone.
  • Audio Zone: Searching twice leads to the “previously searched” list not disappearing.
  • Audio Zone: Networkfolder – Add to library button not responding after initial usage.
  • After changing the order of the zone favorites, the list sometimes is empty.
  • Navigating deeper into the search results doesn’t show content
  • Lists occasionally got emptied (e.g. the zone favorites when they have been modified on another device)
  • Add music button on empty playlists looks like it isn’t clickable, but is.
  • Search results of radio stations not shown, but download keeps on going.
  • On group play/pause often not all players respond accordingly. (Fixed with AS firmware 2.6+)
  • App freezes e.g. when making several changes to zone favorites shortly after one another.
  • Search results show unrelated items on repeated searches.
  • Master Volume not shown properly in app when modified heavily (with many requests)
  • Playlists flicker when reodering or removing cells.
  • Showing covers delayed in order to speed up navigation
  • When scrolling through a media list (e.g. playlist), occasionally some items aren’t clickable.
  • Content duplicated when navigating back from a deeper level in media lists.
  • Opening a subfolder in a large media list is blocked until parent list finished loading.
  • Queue doesn’t show currently playing item when opening a second time
  • Moving items in the queue while changing the queue order breaks the view.
  • Items added to a playlist/favorites are not shown unless closing/reopening the list.
  • Covers and text without spacing inbetween on edit favorites screen.
  • Only zones of one audio server show correct master volume, others don’t
  • When playing songs the progress bar seems to jump every 10 seconds.
  • Improved performance when scrolling through media lists.
  • Zone Group Handling reworked to fix problems with multiple zones across multiple Audioservers.
  • Failed to navigate into spotify content on start screen.
  • Volume setting slider not responding to drag, only to +/- buttons.
  • Spotify Playlists and menu items messed up on SD
  • Spotify content jumps upwards after opening up on HD
  • Group volume handling reworked – more reliable.
  • Master volume not matching the groups zone volumes.
  • Group color changes and differs when zones are on different audio servers.
  • Opening an audio player is slow and the content flickers
  • Sliders in equalizer settings not responding properly
  • Cannot be used while using HTTPS on Webinterfaces
  • SearchScreen never yields results if previous search didn’t yield any result
  • AUDIO1-I1936: Couldn’t play browsable items when searching in the library and then changing the service
  • BG-I11810, BG-I11263: Couldn’t establish a connection to the AudioServer when using RemoteConnect when saving into the Miniserver
  • Fixed disabled cells when scrolling a long list
  • Won’t perform unnecessary navigations if the Detailed VC already shows the Screen
  • Improved scrolling performance, especially on the first load of long lists
  • Off center cancel button in search
  • Performance improvements when scrolling/loading large lists

Intercom Gen. 2

  • Fixed occasional missing Rich-Push-Images due to file system stress
  • App freeze after reopening the app in the intercom control
  • Won’t automatically rotate to the landscape when reentering the Control in some cases
  • Black Settings screen when clicking into a Answer and then closing the settings and reopening them again
  • App didn’t reconnect properly when losing connection to intercom
  • Smooth Landscape <=> Portrait animation

Intercom

  • BG-I13057: Action buttons text cut of if bigger font is selected

Music Server

  • BG-I12442: It wasn’t possible to add a spotify account
  • BG-I12612: App freeze after opening on HD devices (Tablets, Windows, Mac)

Climate Controller

  • BG-I11692: Shows no demand, when there actually is demand, but too little (below threshold).

Connection

  • BG-I12756: Connection loss or app pause while sending a cmd protected by a visu password will invalidate stored visu passwords (protected via biometrics)
  • Please log in again appears without stating a cause why.
  • Couldn’t connect when changing between internal and external connecting
  • Stuck in connecting attempt, won’t connect until disconnect/reconnect or reopening app.
  • When remote connect or clouddns report an issue, there is only one option “OK” that will cancel the connection.
  • BG-I11907: Devices with apps running for a long time suddenly require to log in again.
  • Unnecessary network load when accessing screens with elevated user rights.
  • BG-I11672: App doesn’t connect externally after opening up, needs to be sent to bg & reopened.
  • Unnecessary high network load after connection establishing.
  • Network changes from Carrier to WiFi cause a reconnect, unnecessary if not locally reachable in WiFi.
  • CloudDNS: Added random portion to clouddns/remote-connect requests to avoid potential caching.

Eco-Screen

  • ECO Screen: After a restart of the app, the eco screen disappears on the first battery level change.

System Scheme

  • BG-I12635: Won’t open if e.g. only eib-blind blocks are linked

Air/Tree Device Pairing

  • Header not updated when switching through devices.
  • Message warning about devices that are no longer around doesn’t show serial number.
  • On replace device screen the icon and the text have no space in between them.
  • BG-I12217: Extension info screen couldn’t be opened
  • BG-I11815: Image of devices are now cached and won’t be downloaded everytime
  • BG-I8135: In some cases the waiting popup didn’t disappeared, after pairing a device
  • BG-I11893: Re added missing strings
  • BG-I12045: Texts were duplicated after canceling the device filter

Alarm Clock

  • BG-I12145: Entries were added when deactivating and activating an entry again
  • BG-I12383: Last entries was overwritten, if there were more than 10 entries
  • BG-I12386: Entries are now active after editing
  • Minus symbol in settings smaller than plus

Automatic Designer/Scenes

  • AutomaticDesigner: Disabled sorting feature until further notice
  • BG-I13412: If there were two actions from the same type, the second action showed the values from the first one
  • BG-I13401, BG-I13586: In some cases the scene/rule displayed wrong values from previous scene/rule
  • BG-I12942: “Play Favorite” showed empty entries
  • BG-I11569: Couldn’t record actions of Clients in Client/Gateway
  • BG-I11799: Some controls didn’t show any actions/events
  • BG-I11555: Couldn’t add entries or actions to old Automatic Designer Object
  • BG-I11624: App appeared to be frozen when opening the Automatic Designer with no filter results
  • BG-I11626: Some capabilities missed in the App
  • BG-I11715: Value Text was not centered
  • BG-I12425: Flickering when changing a conditions value.
  • Unnecessary high network load due to frequenz download of scenes and rules.
  • BG-I12445: Couldn’t resolve some variables/operators
  • BG-I12584: Icon wasn’t shown on invalid rules
  • BG-I12596, BG-I12672: Adding an action wasn’t possible after a condition has been added
  • BG-I11538, BG-I11503: Couldn’t add some capabilities because the button was not visible
  • BG-I12046: Order of words, spaces, variables and operators may be mixed up

Door Controller

  • BG-I11679: Fixed iOS app crashes with custom intercoms
  • BG-I12241: In some cases the intercom try to connect with the internal video url, but the app had external connection
  • Improved stability of image requests
  • In some cases the image switched permanently when ringing on two custom intercoms with jpg stream

Daytimer

  • BG-I13665: When locking/unlocking while the calendar view is open, the screen remains empty after navigating back.
  • Daytimer, PoolController, IRC, IRCV2: Endtime disappeared after changing the start time
  • Operating mode (de-)selection and prioritizing not working.
  • Operating mode list flickers when being modified
  • Popups asking for permission to remove an operating mode are annoying.

Energy Monitor & Manager

  • BG-I12629: Inactive Text shown in white suggests it’s not really inactive.
  • Energy Manager: BG-I11706: Current power value is now correctly shown
  • Energy Monitor: Symbols (Grid, Production, Battery, Consumption) disappear when clicked
  • Energy Monitor: Image was misaligned on iOS 15 devices

Intelligent Room Controller

  • BG-I12969, BG-I13055: Wrong position of time line indicator
  • BG-I12870: Operating modes couldn’t be edited
  • BG-I11325: Doesnt show when surplus heating/cooling enerergy provided by a climate controller is used.
  • BG-I11710: Temperatures not updated when modifying them from inside the daytimer entries.
  • BG-I11723: Cooling temperatures not adoptable when cooling currently not allowed by climate/hvac-controller (same for heating)
  • BG-I12776: Initial position of sliders was wrong in temperature edit screen
  • BG-I12797: Temperature adjustment timer can’t be changed
  • Temperature area background color disappears when opening IRC from within an HVAC.
  • BG-I12850: Time entries and time indicator were drawn at the wrong position
  • BG-I12017: Error when clicking on “Temperature adjustment” button
  • BG-I12150: Timeline messed up after starting/stopping timers

Light Controller

  • BG-I12980: Moods cannot be reordered without changing the “use with next scene” setting firs
  • Content jumps when editing light moods
  • Favorite Colors/Sequences flickering when edited.
  • Color preview shows color after the screen shows up.
  • Actors were missing in the app
  • BG-I12145: Scenes were spontaneously created when switching between them
  • BG-I12787, BG-I12788: It wasn’t possible to create new light moods on an light controller with only default moods (on/off)

Quick Actions / Shortcuts

  • BG-I11707: Fixed adding commands and scenes with visu password to a quick action.
  • BG-I11733: Fixed an issue where a new added quick action cannot be deleted or moved
  • Scenes with password error message popup adjusted
  • BG-I12107: Done button still visible when removing all QuickActions

User Management

  • List messed up when using search.
  • Poor performance with larger number of users.
  • BG-I11542: Valid from/until were overwritten after adding nfc tag
  • BG-I11759: Wrong times were saved after editing the user state valid from/to times
  • BG-I12417: Fixed wrong text when user was “active until”
  • BG-I12451: User selector screen can’t be closed after closing and reopening the app

HVAC/Climate Controller

  • Climate-Controller: BG-I11605: List of IRCs appears randomly sorted!
  • Climate-Controller: BG-I11654: Shows “heating not allowed” even though heating isn’t supported (same for cooling).
  • HVAC: BG-I11484: Thermostat disappears after opening temperature edit screen.

NFC App Feature & NFC Code Touch

  • NFC Code Touch: Cells flickering when selecting timepoints for temporary access.
  • NFC Code Touch: Validity cell not shown after changing it (e.g. form always to time-dependent)
  • NFC: BG-I11558: Cannot save command or scene onto NFC tag.

Wallbox

  • BG-I11904: Statistic screen couldn’t be opened
  • BG-I12139: Couldn’t change profiles
  • BG-I12288: In some cases the max load slider was missing

Other

  • Central Blocks: BG-I13164: Control selection considerably slower than on previous versions
  • General: Missing information on connection state after app was brought back up from the background.
  • General: When the app was brought back up from the background, taps on controls aren’t responding until the connection is established.
  • Touch & Grill: BG-I13709: Freeze after unlocking while settings are open.
  • iOS 15.1: Fixed white background of search inputs
  • BG-I13004: Notes on locked controls with line breaks are shown in a single line.
  • Slider: AUDIO1-I2173: Sliders respond to scrolling, which causes unwanted value changes (e.g. in Audio Players equalizer or volume settings)
  • About Miniserver: Couldn’t copy Host content
  • About-Screen: Copy popup shows up even if no text is provided.
  • App Rating: BG-I12528: Click on app rating popup had no function
  • Battery-Monitor: Please-Wait always shown when opening up battery monitor.
  • BatteryMonitor: View wasn’t always loaded.
  • Biometric ID: BG-I11696: Biometric Authentication Popup wasn’t shown and password/userpassword couldn’t be entered manually
  • BiometricAuthentication iOS: BG-I12852: Touch/FaceID was disabled when locking the device while authenticate
  • Burglar-Alarm: Flickering when arming/disarming
  • Central Blocks: Slow response to selection of individual controls.
  • Central-Blocks: BG-I12230: Fixed missing icons
  • Central-Blocks: Didn’t show information, if child was locked
  • Central: BG-I12728: Cells active state was equal to inactive state
  • Context Menu: May not show any options
  • Context Menu: Missing all entries.
  • Control: BG-I12233: Title of control was extremely small when a systemstate message was active
  • Control: BG-I12106: Duplicate control buttons, e.g. when locking/unlocking a control
  • General: Adopted App Rating “display as favorite” doesn’t matter anymore in category screen. As soon as the control is rated with at least one star, it will displayed es favorite
  • General: App remains dark and app freezes
  • General: BG-I11567: “Please wait” popup shown each app launch.
  • General: BG-I11567: Frequent FS access to shared user settings without need to do so.
  • General: BG-I12202: Cell icons flickered after navigating
  • General: remains dark when app  had no internet connection on startup
  • General: Empty TableViews when quickly navigating away and open a screen again (e.g. AudioPlayer Search)
  • iPadOS Share Sheet: The Share Sheet now originates from the center of the clicked element (User Share, QR Share, Debug Log Share, …)
  • MessageCenter: BG-I12460: Endless spinning indicator on confirm button
  • MessageCenter: BG-I12824: In some cases the user password has been rejected, without any reason
  • Miniserver search: BG-I11680: Removed search not working popup
  • Navigation: Fixed Navigation issue when an intercom overlayed a modal animated screen
  • New Sorting: BG-I11641 BG-I10996: Fixed unwanted sorting starts
  • New Sorting: BG-I11731: Performance improvements for starting the App with user default sorting
  • New Sorting: Performance improvements if standard sorting is used
  • New Sorting: Smaller sorting structure for user sorting
  • Star rating: BG-I11454: Non favorite rooms, categories and controls are now sorted by star rating
  • Notification Screen: BG-I11921: Disable notification didn’t work
  • Notifications: Did move screen up
  • Operating-Times: Keyboard keeps jumping up after selecting an operating mode or mode (each year, each day, ..)
  • OperatingModeScreen: BG-I12759: In some cases the operating modes weren’t shown
  • Performance: Implemented several performance improvements, especially with the tableView. Animations should be smooter & quicker now.
  • Picker: Cells jump to expanded state after opening up a screen.
  • Pulse at: BG-I11504: Not possible to set one time impuls at past
  • QR: BG-I12581: Screen no longer responsive after changing the value of a cell.
  • Sauna: BG-I12112: Couldn’t change mode of Sauna with Humidifier
  • Sauna: Shows heating up even though the target temperature is reached.
  • Search: App freeze when searching for an Alarm Clock in certain cases
  • Search: BG-I12146: Was broken
  • Siri Shortcuts: BG-I11691: Fixed Shortcuts crash if donation not possible
  • Slider: Sliders in cells always jump to their target value after screens open up.
  • Slider: UI occasionally not representing the current state.
  • Star rating: BG-I11454: Non favorite rooms, categories and controls are NO LONGER sorted by star rating.
  • Statistics: BG-I11615: Error processing large statistics
  • Statistics: BG-I11955, BG-I12093: Statistic was cut of when switching between statistics
  • Switches: Couldn’t toggle switches on control cells/cards
  • System Status: Did show least important entry in control content instead of most important if multiple entries exist
  • SystemScheme: Error while loading image
  • SystemState: BG-I12248: In some cases the confirm text was cut off
  • TableView: Button color didn’t correctly update
  • TableView: Cells couldn’t be sortable and not removable at once
  • TableView: Screen jumps to top when some cell changes
  • TableView: When reusing editable and removable cells its state wasn’t reset correctly
  • Touch Nightlight: Modified sound setting not reflected in setting screen.
  • Typo: BG-I11969: Fixed Typo in german translation
  • Virtual Text Input: “Apply text” button does not respond if text unchanged.
  • Virtual Text Input: Flickering input field when opening the adopt text screen.
  • WeatherScreen: Safe area on iPhone wasn’t considered
  • Webinterface: Automatic redirect to HTTPS url (available with the next Loxone Config)