![image](https://i.imgur.com/acNLL38.png) # Remotehour Release Notes Thank you for visiting this page. We are providing [Remotehour](https://remotehour.com), a spontaneous video call service. Any feedbacks are welcome! Feel free to comment here. ## 2021-05-17 ### Fixes - Fix onboarding form bug - Improve dashboard performance by fixing data fetching logic ## 2021-05-14 ### Enhancements - Add host subscribe preview - Add a notification for being added by a co-working space - Add slack authorization button for encourage team modal - Claim room when already subscribed - Change email domain to remotehour.com (was mg.remotehour.com) - Dynamically change title and meta tags for room page - Upload files on the chat - Insert new line on the chat by pressing Shift + Enter ![image](https://user-images.githubusercontent.com/10719495/118229926-ca45dd80-b4c7-11eb-917b-7667f6051adc.png) ### Fixes - Fix mobile onboarding - Remove unsupported browser on some screens ## 2021-05-12 ### Enhancements - Change the headline on the LP - Encourage users to share their room URL more - Enable to callback if guest is also Remotehour user - Add "Don't show again" choice to some modals - Add free office hour coupon feature ![](https://i.imgur.com/00JBeUS.png) ### Fixes - Enable to skip notification while onboarding ## 2021-05-11 ### Enhancements - Add a guide on self room - Extension become the onboarding last step ### Fixes - Improve error discovery - Fix mic check false positive - Fix room settings not editable bug ![](https://i.imgur.com/j6Yg5hS.png) ## 2021-05-08 ### Enhancements - Default mute guest if testing call - Make iconized remote video draggable ### Fixes - Fix email validation on the knock form - Add `Map` polyfill - Tweak test audio indicator style - Fix invalid status code when HTTP method is HEAD ## 2021-05-07 ### Fixes - Fix placeholder color on the payment form - Fix error message on the payment form ## 2021-05-06 ### Enhancements - Enable to send followup by host after a call - Add host video check step ![image](https://user-images.githubusercontent.com/10719495/117028759-f9768500-ad38-11eb-9f49-69e7cd26863c.png) ### Fixes - Add signaling server connection error handling ## 2021-05-02 ### Enhancements - Add subscriber notification every 30 minutes - Encourage guests to signup for Remotehour after talking - Fix extension style ### Fixes - Internal infrastructure changes for stability improvements ## 2021-04-29 ### Enhancements - Improve style of the Chrome extension ## 2021-04-28 ### Enhancements - Enable to customize default knock message by each host - Save guest name, email, and knock message if step proceeds - Set room name while onboarding ### Fixes - Improve performance of knock form ## 2021-04-27 - Fix status not updating extension bug ## 2021-04-26 ### Enhancements - Add away Slack notification - Separate integrations page into three tabs - Add coworking space to the chrome extension ![](https://i.imgur.com/m6XTNNn.png) ### Fixes - Fix initial slug builder: replace all `.` with `-` - Fix guest UUID generation bug which happened randomly - Better validation while onboarding - Fixes follow-up notes to guest not sending bug - Fixes room error ## 2021-04-24 ### Enhancements - If possible, mention the host when sharing on Twitter - Add bottom fixed navigation for mobile - Add modal to guide how to accept call while knocking themselves for testing - Add knocking - New Landing page :tada: - Make eyecatch to gif animation - Add `/solutions` directory - "Coworking" feature is released :tada: ![image](https://user-images.githubusercontent.com/10719495/115866197-ddb1db80-a428-11eb-9857-babc2b915c77.png) ![](https://i.imgur.com/GvnXS9D.png) ### Fixes - Fix Firefox edge case camera error - If another application use camera, Firefox silently failed. ## 2021-04-21 ### Fixes - Stop publishing too many updates to clients for performance ## 2021-04-20 ### Enhancements - Show subscribers preview - New onboarding :tada: - Improve Embed widget UI ![image](https://user-images.githubusercontent.com/10719495/115151605-24848780-a05d-11eb-87a5-444d76e27f47.png) ### Fixes - Increase performance of updating user info ## 2021-04-16 ### Enhancements - Show volume indicator before knock ![image](https://user-images.githubusercontent.com/10719495/114976931-55569800-9e76-11eb-8139-ad07f29b437b.png) ### Fixes - Fix some styles - Scroll to top on step changes at the guest thanks screen ## 2021-04-15 ### Fixes - Remove old client-side recording code which leads performance improvement. - Fix occasional voice error on Safari - Fix Firefox permission error - Remove redundant permission requests and improve performance on the knock screen ## 2021-04-14 ### Fixes - Fix guest queue view style - Add Safari 14.0.1 to unsupported browser ## 2021-04-12 ### Enhancments - Enable to choose what to share on the Slack integration ### Fixes - Fix office hour page bug on Safari - Make disconnected users "out of office" every 30 minutes to prevent stale-online. For some reason, sometimes user is not connected to Remotehour but keeps online. - Fix color of status text ## 2021-04-09 ### Enhancements - Add /case-study link. Thank you for Jonathan and Miraise to accept our case study interview! ![](https://i.imgur.com/Gg7mzk3.png) https://remotehour.com/case-study ## 2021-04-08 ### Enhancements - Add "auto recording" feature :tada: - Make the recording feature available on the basic plan too - Call history can be publicly shared by using random token - Enable to archive call history - Add feedback modal on the dashboard to collect user needs - Add room settings to the onboarding page - Recording - Email form - Secret - Add security page - Encourage to users to tweet their experience while calling - Restore "secret mode" feature, which disables sharing https://remotehour.com/security ### Fixes - Force terminate calls by server side for ended calls - Keep user "busy" if there is guest queues, to prevent interruptions - Make leaving call faster by queuing some async operation to background jobs - Add singular / plural support ## 2021-04-05 ### Fixes - Fix OG Images on the blog - Fix favicon on the landing page and the blog ## 2021-04-01 ### Fixes - Fix re-subscribe issue - Fix unsubscribe token - Fix default twitter text - Change tutorial movies format from gif to video - Fix danger button - Fix extension login style ## 2021-03-30 ### Enhancements - Encourage users to share their room on mobile devices while onboarding ![](https://i.imgur.com/oBuMw2B.png) ### Fixes - Fix tweet content - Remove annoying auto focus on Mobile ## 2021-03-29 ### Enhancements - Go to guest thanks screen after a test call for better understanding how Remotehour works - Improve the call UI - Fix some text - Fix the loading screen for another participant - Fix resizing - show `extra mins modal` in last 2 mins - Online user notifications sent after 40 seconds user online (Delayed job) ### Fixes - Fix an error for receiving call on Android ## 2021-03-27 ### Enhancements - Add "add minutes" and "note talking" tutorial popover - Use Modal for not supported browser alert on the room page - Partial support of iOS Safari notification sound ### Fixes - Remove the test call modal when the user already became online on onboarding - Reload host dashboard on incorrectly room ends - (Internal) Use unique UUID for Twilio room unique name for debuggability - Prevent call duplication. Even if two users click "knock" button at the same time, a knock will fail. ## 2021-03-26 ### Fixes - More consistent text, e.g. video/mic -> video/audio - Move the form of default decline message to account settings - Fix the force quit button style - Fix custom status messages for embeds - Fix status message form section title on the dashboard ## 2021-03-25 ### Fixes - Rename one of dashboard menu; Invites -> Subscribers - Fix Safari bug for time zone ## 2021-03-24 ### Enhancements - Enable to change each status name (online/away/busy/outOfOffice) by the user configuration ![](https://i.imgur.com/9ZLnZTm.png) ## 2021-03-23 ### Enhancements - Enable to disable the Guest Queue feature in settings - Show guest queues both on the dashboard and the talk page - Scroll to top on route/step changes ![](https://i.imgur.com/yRFOXPY.png) ### Fixes - Fix the video preview not working bug for Mobile Safari - Use the recommended camera width and height on mobile devices for better performance ## 2021-03-22 ### Enhancements - Add follow-up emails - Add the "Pay to extra minutes" feature to the landing page - Add a step indicator for knock form - Add test call for onboarding step The Step indicator ![](https://i.imgur.com/vw9Q6RL.png) ### Fixes - Set maximum bit-rate for audio to improve performance - Decrease FPS to improve performance - Fix translation on room knock page - Fix bio style for mobile CSS ## 2021-03-18 ### Enhancements - Enable to hide local time - Add CSS transition to some elements - Enable to click video setup animation ### Fixes - Remove animation GIF on the knock screen when accessing from mobile devices - Fix as bug on showing public review logic ## 2021-03-17 ### Enhancements - Pay to extra minutes :tada: Guest can "add minutes" by paying certain amount - Add slack notification when creating an office hour - Show receipts on call history ![](https://i.imgur.com/QcCM53W.png) ### Fixes - Fix guest thanks screen for mobile ## 2021-03-11 ### Enhancements - Add note template feature - Add follow-up notes if email address ### Fixes - Change queue indicator position from bottom-right to top-right ## 2021-03-10 ### Fixes - Fix a bug on dashboard using mobile safari. Folks, be careful to use `window.Notification` which is not supported on some browsers! - Fix a permission bug on fetching office hour attenders ## 2021-03-09 ### Fixes - Fix call history creation bug which was a long issue. We've migrated code to more stable way. - Enable to send a message even host is online - Fix avatar style - Change menu icon on the knock screen - move "send a message button" to the menu on the knock screen - Fix long-note talking bug ## 2021-03-08 ### Enhancements - Add host thanks message ### Fixes - Fix some styles - Add request id tracking to better logging - Re-design knock screen ## 2021-03-01 ### Enhancements - Scheduled Office hour feature :tada: - Show ### Fixes - Make email text of call histories unclickable ## 2021-02-25 ### Enhancements - Enable to set dark/light mode by adding URL query string - Adding `?theme=light` forces to be light mode regardless of OS settings ## 2021-02-24 ### Enhancements - "Pay to talk" is now available for all plans :tada: - Enable to subscribe a host after a decline call ### Fixes - Remove tutorial popover for invitation because not all people will use it - Fix disabling camera/mic bug on Safari/Chrome on macOS - Fix Safari bug while onboarding - Fix no-camera bug on Firefox on Linux ## 2021-02-16 ### Enhancements - Improve the knock UI - Make the invitation email layout and texts more comprehensive ### Fixes - Do not hang up even if fails to get camera permission - Fix some Japanese translations - Fix some broken CSS and Reduce CSS bundle size - Remove redundant text on the talk screen - Fix embed page and add Copyright - Close talk window if opened by the Chrome extension ## 2021-02-09 ### Fixes - Fix broken support url ## 2021-02-05 ### Enhancements - Enable email sign in (not with the magic link) - Encourage users to install our Chrome extension while onboarding - Integrate room settings and account settings (was separated) ![](https://i.imgur.com/m2YSHso.png) ### Fixes - Remove confusing subscription confirm message in the email - Fix some CSS when login/signup - Fix Twitter integration error (was fixed by previous deployment) - Remove user invitation while onboarding as it prevents to complete the onboarding process - Fix initial slug creation; remove `+` - Add `Access-Control-Max-Age` header to decrease preflight requests - Follow Apple human interface guideline ![](https://i.imgur.com/zWrLN9T.png) ## 2021-02-03 ### Enhancements - Ability to create custom check-boxes which guest must agree before knocking ### Fixes - Fix face size broken bug when full screen + screen sharing - Fix flickering of the landing page - Fix scrollbar style for Win/Linux ## 2021-02-01 ### Enhancements - Add missed call notification email ## 2021-01-29 ### Fixes - Fix timing of request notification permission while onboarding - Fix and add use-case survey option ## 2021-01-26 ### Enhancements - Enable to tweet after subscribing a user - Added invited date to invite list ### Fixes - Fix unsubscribe link in emails - Remove unused css and JavaScript - Fix styles for Mobile - Do not become online on mobile - Fix queue session - Fix Japanese translation ## 2021-01-24 ### Enhancements - Enable to change payment method - Enable to search and paginate inbox messages - Add banner if no data available for call history, inbox messages, and invites - Update LP text ## 2021-01-22 ### Fixes - Fix bug of not created call histories - Fix h3 style; not to use font-semibold, but font-medium - Fix call duration text of ongoing call ## 2021-01-21 ### Enhancements - New landing page :tada: - Add a default image when video is off - Add confirmation for subscription invites ![](https://i.imgur.com/p4EJc9q.png) ### Fixes - Fix updating user emails - Fix subject of subscriber emails ## 2021-01-19 ### Enhancements - Add decline message - Enable to add subscribers while onboarding - Add last 30 seconds bell while calling - Save last used device and use it as the default input ### Fixes - Add rate limit for DOS attack guard - Fix status change when host disconnected - Fix OGP image ## 2021-01-15 ### Enhancements - New dashboard :tada: - Show analytical data in dashboard - Remove experimental note posting from dashboard - Enable to search call histories ![](https://i.imgur.com/6QJI5rI.png) ### Fixes - Improve performance - Internal changes (move our Database to Amazon) - Fix subscribers count - Fix chat scrolling ## 2021-01-10 ### Enhancements - Remove multiple rooms to improve UX - Experimental status note posting ### Fixes - Fix infinite popup bug - Fix thanks message bug - Fix cannot downgrade bug ## 2021-01-03 A Happy New Year :tada: We'll continue to update this release notes since 2021. ### Enhancements - 2-Step screen for knocking ### Fixes - Remove force ending call because it caused critical false-positive - Fix pay-to-talk bug