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Release notes

This page lists all updates to the Shake Android SDK.

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Version

15.0.2

October 27, 2021  Latest version

What's new

Not all of you love the default Shake color. Now, whenever users open it up, Shake can appear in your brand color.

This version now contains a Russian, Italian, Polish, Latvian, Estonian and Thai translation, which additionally extends the lists of languages Shake's been translated to. Your users whose default device language is set to one of these will automatically see Shake in their language.

Bug fixes

There were a few minor bugs that caused problems, like bugs do. We fixed those, and improved the SDK stability too.

15.0.1

October 14, 2021  

Bug fixes

There were a few minor bugs that caused problems, like bugs do. We fixed those, and improved the SDK stability too.

15.0.0

September 21, 2021  

What's new

We've completely redesigned Shake to continue delivering you more and more options in a scalable manner. It also started supporting dark and light theme so it can beautifully fit into your app in either case.

We've introduced Home screen where your users can see tickets they reported.

14.4.0

July 22, 2021  

What's new

From now, you can register users of your application with Shake. You can assign metadata to each user what enables a powerful connection between the specific user of your app, and the rest of the Shake features.

Bug fixes

You can now safely call Shake methods before Shake is started, we've handled those crashes.

14.3.0

June 2, 2021  

What's new

If you are using the shaking gesture as your invocation event, you can now set how sensitive the device should be to the shaking.

Shake now supports customization of feedback types, you can configure Shake to display any number of custom categories related to your product.

We've added an option to exclude the screenshot from the reports, this option allows you to capture the screenshot only when required.

This version now contains a Portuguese translation, which additionally extends the lists of languages Shake's been translated to. Your users whose default device language is set to one of these will automatically see Shake in their language.

14.2.0

May 10, 2021  

What's new

Shake Crash beta is released. This personalized crash reporting approach allows you to prevent bad reviews, build user relationships and fix app crashes faster than before with the power of data automation. Read all about it on its subpage, or dive right into its Docs to enable it in your app.

We've increased the size limit for feedback attachments, now you can attach up to 10 MB per file.

14.1.5

April 28, 2021  

Bug fixes

There were a few minor bugs that caused problems, like bugs do. We fixed those, and improved the SDK stability too.

14.1.4

April 13, 2021  

What's new

This version now contains Traditional and Simplified Chinese translations, which additionally extends the lists of languages Shake's been translated to. Your users whose default device language is set to one of these will automatically see Shake in their language.

Bug fixes

There were a few minor bugs that caused problems, like bugs do. We fixed those, and improved the SDK stability too.

14.1.3

March 24, 2021  

What's new

JCenter will be sunset soon so we moved Shake to Maven Central. If you’re upgrading from the older version, make sure to update the dependency in the build.gradle file.

The minSdkVersion has been changed to 21. If your project is using a version lower than 21, you should upgrade the minSdkVersion in your module’s build.gradle file.

14.1.2

February 4, 2021  

Bug fixes

We've tinkered with some details and gave the interiors a thorough clean. The SDK is now smoother than it was.

14.1.1

January 21, 2021  

What's new

We updated the start method. The configuration keys are now loaded via the method, and not with the values from the .xml file. Don’t worry, the existing implementation will still work for some time.

14.1

December 7, 2020  

What's new

Shake now requires compileSdkVersion 29 or higher, make sure to update the version in the build.gradle file.

Shake will now automatically redact sensitive data from your network requests, notifications and touch events so it never reaches Shake servers.

We've added console logs to Activity history.

We've all been waiting for this! Your users can record an additional video of their screen or grab one or two more extra screenshots and attach them to the feedback they're submitting — without ever leaving your app.

14.0

November 5, 2020  

What's new

Shake is available in the new Maven repository. If you're upgrading from the older version, make sure to update the Maven repository in the build.gradle file.

Users can finally report different types of feedback: bugs, suggestions and questions.

Shake now allows you to manage sensitive data on the mobile device itself, so it never reaches the Shake servers. It can be used for notifications, network requests, screens and screen elements.

You can now use the in-app Shake onboarding dialog to inform your users about Shake availability.

13.1

August 25, 2020  

What's new

If you want to, you can now pre-fill or hide the Email field from the SDK. Pretty neat.

13.0

June 30, 2020

What's new

Screenshots are cool, but wouldn't it be even cooler if you could watch a short video of what a user did before reporting the bug? That's why we introduced Automatic screen recording.

12.0

May 19, 2020

What's new

Not all of you love the default Shake color. Now, whenever users open it up, Shake can appear in your brand color and with your logo.

You wanted us to get rid of Quick Facts (one long concatenated string) and introduce Metadata (useful key-value pairs) instead. So we did it.

11.0

April 1, 2020

What's new

Your users can at last attach their own files to a bug report! They can also remove any of them with a subtle long press. Neat.

There’s no such thing as too many invocation methods. Shake can now be invoked by a one-finger swiping gesture from the right edge of the screen too.

The Wrap-up screen is now a tiny bit more helpful than before. If your users want to, they can read how to report great bugs, report any SDK hiccups to us or recommend us.

If you want to, our Activity history now allows you to send yourself any custom logs, and read the notifications users receive.

10.0

March 12, 2020

What's new

To continue delivering you more and more options in a scalable manner, we have rewritten the whole Android SDK API Version 10. It's like getting a flu shot — feel free to hate us for a few minutes while you tweak a call or two, but we sincerely promise you'll enjoy all the benefits 100 times over.

By popular demand, Shake can now be invoked through code as well.

Submit yourself a silent bug report from the background, without interrupting your end user whatsoever!

Privacy options are important. That’s why you now have a method to disable or enable Activity history whenever you want to.

If you want to, you can hide the Inspect bug button from your users. Brilliant.