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Mobile Release Notes

Current release

Includes: iOS

Released: February 7, 2020

iOS updates

Release 6.14

  • Searching for a meeting has never been easier. In the search bar, enter the URL of the meeting you want to join, or begin typing a name or URL to search your company directory, and then tap on the result.
  • Visual improvements to the iPad.
  • Bug fix. If a meeting room had music on hold enabled, guests were allowed to talk to one another before the host connected their own audio. Now music is played and meeting audio is muted until the host connects. 
  • Bug fix. Call my phone. If you didn't have any saved phone numbers, the fields to enter a number were displayed on top of the Cancel and Add buttons.
  • Bug fix. Connect audio. The dial-in number list was not consistent with the web and desktop lists.
  • Bug fix. Meeting panel. If you connected to the meeting using dial-out, switched apps so that the mobile app was in the background and were inactive in the meeting for a few minutes, you disappeared from the other participants' guest list.
  • Bug fix. Sign in. Sometimes launching the app or opening the app from the background resulted in repeated requests to sign in even if you already signed in.
  • Bug fix. Sometimes switching your audio from VoIP to dial-out resulted in VoIP being disconnected without your phone being called.

Previous releases

January 28, 2020 - Android

Includes: Android

Released: January 28, 2020

Android updates

Release 6.15

  • Bug fix. Sometimes clicking the meeting URL from an entry on your smartphone calendar did not launch the mobile app.
  • Bug fix. The dial-in number list was not consistent with the web and desktop lists.
  • Bug fix. When using VoIP, the audio played through the phone's speaker instead of playing through the connected Bluetooth headset.
  • Bug fix. When attending a meeting connected to VoIP, the app would sometimes freeze.
  • Bug fix. Changing the default meeting URL in Settings was not updating the meeting room on the Meetings tab.
  • Bug fix. Sometimes switching your audio from VoIP to dial-out resulted in VoIP being disconnected without your phone being called.

December 23, 2019 - Android, iOS

Includes: iOS, Android

Released: December 23, 2019

iOS updates

Release 6.13

  • The iOS app now requires iOS 12 and newer. Compatible with iPhone 5s and newer. iPhone 6s and newer recommended.
  • The iOS app now supports iPad devices! The iPad version includes all the key features and functionality you need to view, host, and attend meetings right at your fingertips:
    • Connect to your Outlook calendar to view and join upcoming meetings.
    • Host or attend a meeting.
    • View your meeting recordings.
    • Connect to meeting audio via VoIP HD audio, dial-out, or dial-in.

      Note: A connected headset or headphones are recommended; otherwise, the meeting audio plays over the iPad's speaker.

    • View content presented in the meeting, such as videos, files, and screens.
    • The app supports iPad devices running iOS 12 and iPadOS 13 and newer. It is compatible with iPad (5th and 6th gen), iPad mini (2nd - 5th gen; 4th and 5th recommended), iPad Air (all generations; 2nd and 3rd recommended), and iPad Pro.
  • Bug fix. The active talker bar during landscape mode was too large.
  • Known issue. iOS 12 users cannot double tap the screen to zoom in or out on a file being presented in the meeting. The double-tap gesture is supported on iOS 13 on iPhone or iPadOS 13 on iPad. Workaround: If you cannot upgrade your device OS, pinch-to-zoom to zoom in or out.

Android updates

Release 6.14

  • Users connecting to audio receive a notification if the app is unable to connect and prompted to use a different method.
  • Bug fix. The poor network connection notification was overwriting the no audio connected notification if a user failed to connect to audio and also had a dropped network connection. If audio is not connected, the no audio connected notification should take precedence.
  • Bug fix. Guests who were present in the meeting via just audio connection, after being dropped off the web meeting portion, were missing from the guest list.
  • Bug fix. Guests joining a meeting after screen share has been started were seeing either:
    • The active talker version of the screen instead of the share screen.
    • The share version of the screen, but without seeing the screen being shared.

December 9, 2019 - Android

Includes: Android

Released: December 9, 2019

Android updates

Release 6.13

  • Translation improvements.
  • The app performs a network check and notifies you when a poor network connection is detected.
  • Users connecting to audio using VoIP receive a notification if the app is unable to connect to the meeting server.
  • Bug fix. Guests joining a meeting did not see dial-in numbers.
  • Bug fix. Guests joining via dial-out results in a grayed-out Mute button.
  • Bug fix. Poor or weak network connection freezes the app.
  • Bug fix. Users clicking the meeting URL from their calendar without the Android app already open caused the app to crash or did not launch the meeting.

November 19, 2019 - Android, iOS

Includes: Android, iOS

Released: November 19, 2019

Android updates

Release 6.12

  • Bug fix. Occasionally, when trying to sign out of the app, the current user remains signed in without notifying them that sign out failed.
  • Bug fix. Japanese translations were missing for Home and Meetings tabs and meeting URL search box.

iOS updates

Release 6.12

  • Outlook integration. Tap your avatar to open the app menu, and then tap Settings > Meetings, and then connect or disconnect your Outlook calendar.
  • Our improved in-meeting experience has easy-to-reach meeting controls and an optimized layout for screens of all sizes.
    • Exit. The exit option is now at the top of the meeting room.
    • Recording (hosts only) is now always available on the meeting controls. Tap to start and stop recording your meeting. The button updates to show whether recording is off or on, and displays a loading image when starting or finishing a recording.
    • The speaker option has moved to the More (...) button. Tap to toggle your iPhone's speakers on and off.
  • Join a meeting. When you tap the Join link or a meeting URL, the Connect Audio screen is displayed immediately. Previously, the short delay in loading the connect screen led some users to think the app was frozen, and so they kept tapping the join options.
  • Exit a meeting. You can now leave a meeting by closing the app. You are not longer included in the guest list.
  • Bug fixes. Outlook Calendar integration:
    • The option for reconnecting your calendar is missing if you disconnect Outlook.
    • When your calendar is connected and you sign out of the app, if someone else signs in, they see your calendar.
  • Bug fix. You cannot send a chat message that contains digits.
  • Bug fix. Active talker and video controls partially overlapped.
  • Bug fix. If you exit the meeting while watching a video with audio, you still hear the video's audio playing unless you quit the app.
  • Bug fix. If you start connecting audio and then tap More > Change connection > Do not connect my audio, the audio is still connected.

October 22, 2019 - Android

Includes: Android

Released: October 22, 2019

Android updates

Release 6.11

  • Video sharing. When a video is paused, a timestamp shows the time remaining in the video. When the video reaches the end, the time remaining is -0:00.
  • Bug fix. If a video is being shared when you leave a meeting, the audio is still played on your device.
  • Stability improvements.

October 11, 2019 - iOS

Includes: iOS

Released: October 11, 2019

iOS updates

Release 6.11

  • In the meeting, we updated content viewing and the active talker to give you a more consistent experience whether you're on mobile or your computer.
  • Bug fix. If you received a phone call while connected to VoIP audio, you lost your audio connection.

October 7, 2019 - iOS

Includes: iOS

Released: October 7, 2019

iOS updates

Release 6.10

  • In the meeting, we updated the participant list and chat to give you a more consistent experience whether you're on mobile or your computer.
  • New volume controls let you manage the playback volume on your device. Mute/unmute the video's audio or raise/lower the volume.
  • Bug fix. The app crashed if you joined a meeting after someone shared a video and attempted to view the video in landscape mode. 

September 27, 2019 - Android

Includes: Android

Released: September 27, 2019

Android updates

Release 6.10

  • If someone shares a video before you arrive or skips to a different place in the video while you're watching, the video advances to the correct timestamp.
  • Bug fix. The time on the Join Now card that showed you how late you are was always in minutes instead of switching to hours and minutes.

September 19, 2019 - Android, iOS

Includes: Android, iOS

Released: September 19, 2019

Android updates

Release 6.9

  • Video sharing is here! We've updated the app to support a new file presentation file type: video. If a web browser or desktop user shares a video within the meeting room, you can now follow along on your phone in portrait or landscape mode.

    Note: Sorry, you can't upload or present files using your mobile app.

  • We personalized the Home and Meetings tabs. Now, you'll see your profile image for any meetings that you scheduled and the host's profile image for the meetings you can attend. If there's no profile image available, you'll see the person's initials. Otherwise, we show the user silhouette avatar.
  • Home tab now includes an exclamation point (!) on the Join Now card if you are late to a meeting or a checkmark (✓) on the Just Finished card if the meeting is over.

iOS updates

Release 6.9

  • Video sharing is here! We've updated the app to support a new file presentation file type: video. If a web browser or desktop user shares a video within the meeting room, you can now follow along on your phone in portrait or landscape mode.

    Note: Sorry, you can't upload or present files using your mobile app.

  • We added a loading screen so you know you're waiting for the page to load.
  • We personalized the Home tab. Now, you'll see your profile image for any meetings that you scheduled and the host's profile image for the meetings you can attend. If there's no profile image available, you'll see the person's initials. Otherwise, we show the user silhouette avatar.
  • Home tab now includes an exclamation point (!) on the Join Now card if you are late to a meeting or a checkmark (✓) on the Just Finished card if the meeting is over.
  • Bug fix. Sometimes when you checked your app in the morning, we accidentally told you that your calendar was open.

August 27, 2019 - Android, iOS

Includes: Android, iOS

Released: August 27, 2019

Android updates

Release 6.8

  • We added a loading screen so you know you're waiting for the page to load.
  • Home tab. If a meeting on your agenda contains a URL, just tap anywhere on the URL to join it.
  • Notifications. If your app version is out of date, we let you know so that you can update.
  • Bug fix. The unsupported browser panel showed alongside the mobile app download panel when using a mobile browser.
  • Bug fix. The app is smarter about "non-meeting" HTML links it finds in the Location field on meeting invitations. If an agenda item contains:
    • A web address, the URL is blue. Tap the link to open the page in your default browser. This works for links with and without the http/s prefix.
    • An email address, the address is gray and you can't tap it.
  • Bug fix. When a host started presenting a file, a gray screen displayed instead of the presented file.

iOS updates

Release 6.8

  • Home tab:
    • If a meeting on your agenda contains a URL, just tap anywhere on the URL to join it.
    • Tap the new More (⋮) icon and dismiss a meeting notification.
  • In the meeting, we updated the participant list to give you a more consistent experience whether you're on mobile or your computer. 
    • The host is listed separately from guests.
    • Indicators show you who is participating via web and audio and who's only listening on audio.
    • Audio-only guests are listed after web participants, with a mobile icon in their avatar next to their phone numbers to show they are audio-only.
  • Bug fix. The unsupported browser panel showed alongside the mobile app download panel when using a mobile browser.
  • Bug fix. The app is smarter about "non-meeting" HTML links it finds in the Location field on meeting invitations. If an agenda item contains:
    • A web address, the URL is blue. Tap the link to open the page in your default browser. This works for links with and without the http/s prefix.
    • An email address, the address is gray and you can't tap it.
  • Bug fix. When attempting to join another meeting after a meeting ended, you were taken to the Home tab instead of your list of recent meetings.

August 12, 2019 - iOS

Includes: iOS

Released: August 12, 2019

iOS updates

Release 6.7

iOS Meeting Options

  • Take control of your meeting while on the go with new meeting options:
    • Start and stop recording in the app. While recording, REC appears in the meeting controls.

      Note: You cannot name the recording when you start recording in the mobile app. If you'd like to name it, host your meeting from the desktop app or in a browser.

    • Lock your meeting room and prevent additional guests from from joining. Unlock the room and let guests re-enter.
    • To control background noise within the meeting, hosts and presenters can mute all guests and unmute them.
  • Bug fix. Some users experienced a blank screen when accessing their recorded meetings.

July 31, 2019 - Android

Includes: Android

Released: July 31, 2019

Android updates

Release 6.6

  • Usability improvements throughout the app make it easier to manage agenda items on the Home tab, search for meetings, and scan your day’s agenda.
  • Bug fix. The Mute on/off audio prompt played multiple times in succession when connected to VoIP and either starting a meeting or sharing a webcam and a file simultaneously.
  • Bug fix. In My Meeting Room, the meeting URL displayed "null" instead of your meeting room's URL.
  • Bug fix. Audio only participants were not dismissed when the meeting ended.

July 30, 2019 - iOS

Includes: iOS

Released: July 30, 2019

iOS updates

Release 6.6

  • The updated UI for the mobile app for iOS now has a Home tab and a Meetings tab. 
    • The Home tab gives you a prioritized list of your current and upcoming meetings from your Outlook Calendar. Join a meeting with one tap.
    • The Meetings tab includes your day's agenda, plus options for hosting and joining meetings.
  • Recorded Meetings. Now shows you a complete list of your recordings, grouped by day with localized dates.
  • Join a meeting. Meeting rooms in the search results and recently joined meetings now display personalized profile images.

July 2, 2019 - Android

Includes: Android

Released: July 2, 2019

Android updates

Release 6.0

The updated UI for the mobile app for Android now has a Home tab and a Meetings tab. 

  • The Home tab lets you view upcoming meetings from your Outlook Calendar and join them with one tap.
  • The Meetings tab includes your day's agenda, plus options for hosting and joining meetings.

To integrate with your Outlook Calendar, just tap CONNECT CALENDAR and sign in to your Outlook account. The mobile app scans your Outlook Calendar for meetings and shows a summary of your day.

Your app remains connected to your Outlook account until you disconnect through your Outlook settings or your Outlook password changes.

All options for starting and joining a meeting are now on the Meetings tab.

  • Start a meeting - under My meeting room, tap your meeting room link
  • View today's upcoming meetings from your Outlook Calendar and tap to join. 

    You can also join meetings hosted on other meeting services - like Zoom, Google Hangouts, and Webex - from your Outlook calendar.

  • Search for a meeting - in the top right, tap the search icon and search for a meeting by another user's name or enter a meeting URL to join a meeting
  • Recent meetings - in the top right, tap the search icon to see the list of your recent meetings to quickly join a previous meeting
  • Access Settings - in the top left, tap the hamburger icon to update your default meeting room or your name

June 30, 2019 - iOS

Includes: iOS

Released: June 30, 2019

iOS updates

Release 5.36

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  • Meeting Recordings. You can now access meeting recordings from the app. Under MY MEETING ROOM, tap More () > Recorded meetings to view your meeting recordings. Tap a recording to launch your browser to watch, download, or copy the URL.
  • Outlook Calendar. A loading screen now displays while the app retrieves updated information from your calendar.  Some users reported that the app appeared to be broken while it was processing in the background.
  • You can now join meetings hosted on other meeting services - like Zoom, Google Hangouts, and Webex - from your Outlook Calendar. On your agenda, tap the blue link for the meeting. The app launches the browser, the installed meeting app, or opens the App Store to download the necessary app, if needed.

June 14, 2019 - Android

Includes: Android

Released: June 14, 2019

Android updates

Release 5.35

  • Bug fix. The Active Talker indicator did not update while the phone was in landscape mode.
  • Bug fix. Dial out did not progress to the next screen for some users after clicking the option.

May 31, 2019 - iOS

Includes: iOS

Released: May 31, 2019

iOS updates

Release 5.34

The updated Home screen for the GlobalMeet mobile app for iOS lets you:

  • Start a meeting - under MY MEETING ROOM, tap your meeting room link
  • Search for a meeting - in the top right, tap the search icon and search for a meeting by another user's name or enter a meeting URL to join a meeting
  • Recent meetings - in the top right, tap the search icon to see the list of your recent meetings to quickly join a previous meeting
  • Access Settings - in the top left, tap your avatar to update your default meeting room or your name
  • View today's upcoming meetings from your Outlook Calendar and tap to join

To integrate with your Outlook Calendar, just tap Connect your calendar and sign in to your Outlook account. The mobile app scans your Outlook Calendar for meetings and shows a summary of your day.

If the meeting is a GlobalMeet meeting, just tap the meeting to connect your audio and enter the meeting room.

Your app remains connected to your Outlook account until you disconnect through your Outlook settings or your Outlook password changes.

May 17, 2019 - Android, iOS

Includes: Android, iOS

Released: May 17, 2019

Android updates

Release 5.33

  • Join a meeting. Searching for a meeting now recognizes when to search by URL or by name for quicker and more efficient searching.
  • Bug fix. For some users, the app was crashing when joining the meeting, leaving a meeting, or connecting to VoIP audio.
  • Bug fix. The volume up/down key on the device did not increase/decrease call volume when used.

iOS updates

Release 5.33

  • After a meeting ends, the app now checks its version and notifies you to update if you are running a version below the current minimum version.
  • Bug fix. File presentation. The first page of a presented file is always shown regardless of what page is actually being presented.

May 3, 2019 - Android

Includes: Android

Released: May 3, 2019

Android updates

Release 5.32

  • Bug fix. Joining a meeting room for the first time and then exiting the room caused the app to crash.
  • Bug fix. Menu > Help (creates an email message to support). Launching the email app caused the app to crash.

April 16, 2019 - Android, iOS

Includes: Android, iOS

Released: April 16, 2019

Android updates

Release 5.31

  • The More button (...) now provides additional host options for managing the meeting. Hosts can now take control of their meeting directly from their smartphone with the options to start/stop the recording, lock/unlock the meeting room, and mute/unmute all guests.

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  • Join a meeting. If Search finds any recently joined meetings with the name or URL you entered, it lists them first in the results. This makes it even easier to find and join meetings. Basic users must enter the full meeting room URL to initiate a search.
  • Bug fix. During someone's file presentation, the top navigation (Participants, Active Talker/Share, and Chat) disappears.
  • Bug fix. Muting your audio caused the app to crash.
  • Bug fix. Attempting to join a meeting from your search results or by entering a URL caused the app to crash.

iOS updates

Release 5.31

  • Bug fix. Audio:
    • Participants were able to mute and unmute their audio during Music on Hold.
    • Incoming calls were disconnecting the current VoIP audio connection instead of pausing the VoIP audio.

April 12, 2019 - Android, iOS

Includes: Android, iOS

Released: April 12, 2019

Android updates

Release 5.29

  • The app now supports basic accounts.
  • We've updated our landing screen to display a background image based on your phone's time instead of your current location's weather. The GlobalMeet app no longer asks for permission to access your location and calendar after installing for the first time or re-installing the app.
  • Bug fix. Updates resulted in some users being unable to join a meeting.

iOS updates

Release 5.29

March 25, 2019 - Android, iOS

Includes: Android, iOS

Released: March 25, 2019

Android updates

Release 5.28

  • Images in the app now use WebP compression format, reducing the size of the app.
  • Bug fix. While in fullscreen portrait or landscape mode, the mute/unmute and speaker/handset audio buttons changed color when tapped, but did not change the audio.
  • Bug fix. Legacy GlobalMeet users are unable to join a legacy GlobalMeet meeting room when connected to VoIP audio.

iOS updates

Release 5.28

  • Bug fix. Legacy GlobalMeet users are unable to join a legacy GlobalMeet meeting room when connected to VoIP audio.

March 11, 2019 - Android, iOS

Includes: Android, iOS

Released: March 11, 2019

Android updates

Release 5.27

  • Automatically switching your view mode is now supported for file presentation and screen share. Turn your smartphone sideways to automatically enter fullscreen landscape mode or upright to return to portrait mode.

    Note: You still need to click the fullscreen button to activate fullscreen while in portrait mode.

  • Bug fix. File presentation:
    • The fullscreen toolbar displayed when a file was shared with the room while not in fullscreen mode.
    • The Active Talker display did not include the speaker's name while viewing a shared file while in fullscreen mode.
    • Guests who entered the meeting after a file was shared do not see the shared file.

iOS updates

Release 5.27

  • Bug fix. When a 2nd user shared their screen, participants received the message that a new user was screen sharing, but the screen share was frozen on the 1st user's screen.
  • Bug fix. The Reconnecting bar at the top of the screen did not display on iPhones with screens larger than the iPhone X.

February 22, 2019 - Android, iOS

Includes: Android, iOS

Released: February 22, 2019

Android updates

Release 5.26

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File presentation is now available. View files shared in the meetings while on the go. Follow along as the presenter navigates through a PDF, PowerPoint slides, Word document, or an Excel spreadsheet. See exactly what all other participants are seeing:

  • Tap to view full-screen.
  • Rotate your device for a larger, landscape display.

Note: You cannot present files or control shared files from your mobile device. File presentation is view only for mobile.

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  • Bug fix. Users were being redirected to the login page when attempting to start or join a meeting.
  • Bug fix. The tools and exit meeting option are not visible on Pixel 3 XL due to the Notch.

iOS updates

Release 5.26

File presentation is now available. View files shared in the meetings while on the go. Follow along as the presenter navigates through a PDF, PowerPoint slides, Word document, or an Excel spreadsheet. See exactly what all other participants are seeing:

  • Tap to view full-screen.
  • Rotate your device for a larger, landscape display.

Note: You cannot present files or control shared files from your mobile device. File presentation is view only for mobile.

  • Bug fix. ASCII values entered in the Chat panel or when changing a user's first or last name through the mobile app were not being converted to HTML.
  • Bug fix. iPhone X UI not displaying correctly after a network connection lost.

January 22, 2019 - Android, iOS

Includes: Android, iOS

Released: January 22, 2019

Android updates

Release 5.24

  • Bug fix. The app crashes when a registered user attempts to join a meeting.
  • Bug fix. The participant sees the notification the screen is being shared but does not see the shared screen.
  • Bug fix. The app crashes when adding a new number when connecting to audio by dial out.
  • Bug fix. Mobile participants in an already locked meeting cannot connect audio via dial-out or VoIP or change their audio connections.

iOS updates

Release 5.24

  • Bug fix. Audio is lost (microphone level registers, but no sound is heard by other participants) when a participant using a cellular connection enables the device's Wi-Fi connection.

November 8, 2018 - Android, iOS

Includes: Android, iOS

Released: November 8, 2018

Android updates

Release 5.20

  • Changed the email address for contacting Japanese support.
  • Participant panel. Updated the sorting to show promoted guests at the top of the list.
  • Spinner for participants not displaying.
  • Mute/unmute and speaker button not displaying the correct state.
  • Android. Screen share. Expired access token causes spinner or black screen when attempting to join screen share.

iOS updates

Release 5.20

  • Changed the email address for contacting Japanese support.
  • Participant panel. Updated the sorting to show promoted guests at the top of the list.
  • As of release 5.19, iPhone 5c devices are no longer supported. iPhone 5s and newer are supported.
  • Spinner for participants not displaying.
  • Mute/unmute and speaker button not displaying the correct state.

October 17, 2018 - Android, iOS

Includes: Android, iOS

Released: October 17, 2018

Android updates

Release 5.19

  • Added a More button (...) to provide additional options from within the meeting room. This button is the new home of the Change connection option. Future releases will add options for help and recording.

  • Added translations for the Software Credits URL.

iOS updates

Release 5.19

  • Added a More button (...) to provide additional options from within the meeting room. This button is the new home of the Change connection option. Future releases will add options for help and recording.

October 3, 2018 - Android, iOS

Includes: Android, iOS

Released: October 3, 2018

Android updates

Release 5.18

  • GlobalMeet Video Room Connector (VRC) is an optional paid feature that lets guests participate in a GlobalMeet meeting from their video conferencing room systems. Learn more about GlobalMeet VRC »
    • On the mobile apps, video room guests have their own row in the Guests list; the name is taken from the video system settings.
    • Host and presenters can mute or dismiss a VRC guest; you cannot promote a VRC guest to Presenter role. There is no View Profile option for VRC guests.
  • Bug fix. When attempting a password reset, you received the password reset email twice.
  • Bug fix. Failure to receive the initial screen share stream upon joining a call did not automatically re-attempt a retry.
  • Bug fix. When the session expired, a loop occurred and you were unable to enter your login credentials.

iOS updates

Release 5.18

  • GlobalMeet Video Room Connector (VRC) is an optional paid feature that lets guests participate in a GlobalMeet meeting from their video conferencing room systems. Learn more about GlobalMeet VRC »
    • On the mobile apps, video room guests have their own row in the Guests list; the name is taken from the video system settings.
    • Host and presenters can mute or dismiss a VRC guest; you cannot promote a VRC guest to Presenter role. There is no View Profile option for VRC guests.
  • Bug fix. When attempting a password reset, you received the password reset email twice.
  • Bug fix. Permission and Connect Audio screens required translation update for the German language.

September 24, 2018 - iOS

Includes: iOS

Released: September 24, 2018

iOS updates

Release 5.17

  • GlobalMeet now supports Japanese. If your device language is Japanese, the GlobalMeet mobile apps display in Japanese. When you start or join a meeting, the meeting room is in Japanese. The Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, and Software Credits also display in Japanese.

      

  • Join a meeting. A faster and more accurate Search displays matching meeting URLs more quickly than before.
  • Audio. VoIP and dial out (Call my phone) users who experience a dropped connection are now prompted to rejoin or quit the meeting.
  • Chat Panel. Users can now express themselves in chat by sending and receiving emojis.
  • Bug fix. The audio connection was dropping and displaying incorrect audio controls when VoIP users cancelled changing their audio connection.
  • Bug fix. Chats containing double quotes (") and ampersand (&) were displaying as HTML.

September 19, 2018 - Android

Includes: Android

Released: September 19, 2018

Android updates

Release 5.17

  • GlobalMeet now supports Japanese. If your device language is Japanese, the GlobalMeet mobile apps display in Japanese. When you start or join a meeting, the meeting room is in Japanese. The Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, and Software Credits also display in Japanese.

      

  • Join a meeting. A faster and more accurate Search displays matching meeting URLs more quickly than before.
  • Audio. Incoming calls no longer disrupt your VoIP audio connection. If you answer the call, your VoIP audio resumes.
  • If your device language is English, French, German, or Dutch, the Software Credits display in your selected language.
  • Bug fix. Turning on a webcam was disrupting screen share.

September 5, 2018 - Android, iOS

Includes: Android, iOS

Released: September 5, 2018

Android updates

Release 5.16

  • If your device language is English, French, German, or Dutch, the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy display in your selected language.

iOS updates

Release 5.16

  • If your device language is English, French, German, or Dutch, the audio prompts for the meeting are spoken in that language. The Terms of Service and Privacy Policy also display in your selected language.
  • Bug fix. Call my phone and Dial in screens are not translated. Fixed. Now available in French, German, and Dutch.

August 24, 2018 - Android, iOS

Includes: Android, iOS

Released: August 24, 2018

Android updates

Release 5.15

  • If your device language is English, French, German, or Dutch, the audio prompts for the meeting are spoken in that language.
  • Meeting Panel. If someone leaves the web part of a meeting, but remains connected to meeting audio, GlobalMeet updates the guest row to show their phone number instead of their name (Use my phone).
  • Bug fix. Meeting in progress status bar notification not displaying.
  • Bug fix. Chats containing double quotes (") and ampersand (&) displaying as HTML.
  • Bug fix. Screen share not ending after a promoted desktop Presenter sharing their screen is demoted back to a guest.
  • Bug fixes. Audio:
    • VoIP audio dropping when the device enters sleep mode.
    • Calls failing when calling a toll-free number from outside of the US.
    • Unable to connect to VoIP when switching between a WiFi and cellular connection.
    • Incoming calls while using VoIP audio connection switches the audio output from the speaker to a headset and lowers the audio volume.

iOS updates

Release 5.15

  • Rotate your device to automatically view a shared screen for a larger, landscape display. Rotation only occurs during screen share.
  • If network quality is poor and gives you the option to switch to a different audio connection.

  • Bug fix. Text on the Join Meeting screen not wrapping properly.
  • Bug fix. Duplicate messages appearing in chat after reconnecting the network.
  • Bug fix. Participant list displaying participants left the meeting by closing the app.
  • Bug fix. Screen share freezing when switching between a WiFi and cellular connection.
  • Bug fixes. Audio:
    • Audio dropping when switching between a WiFi and cellular connection.
    • Unable to connect to VoIP when joining a meeting by clicking a conference link.

July 16, 2018 - Android

Includes: Android

Released: July 16, 2018

Android updates

Release 5.12

  • Bug fix. Audio controls within a meeting for mute/unmute and speaker button were not updating properly after a network reconnection.
  • Bug fix. When airplane mode is enabled, the app notified the user that it was unable to connect to the server, but did not inform the user that airplane mode was the cause.

July 11, 2018 - iOS

Includes: iOS

Released: July 11, 2018

iOS updates

Release 5.12

  • Participant list improvements to accurately reflect attendees and their state. In the meeting panel, if a web participant disconnects his or her web presence but not the audio connection, the user's name remains in the participant list.
  • Bug fix. Unable to scroll to the bottom of the Chat history if the keyboard is visible.

June 28, 2018 - Android, iOS

Includes: Android, iOS

Released: June 28, 2018

Android updates

Release 5.11

  • Improved joining a meeting.
    • Profile picture displays in recent meeting list and meeting search.
    • Search results now include the full URL for meeting rooms.
  • A notification displays if the network quality is poor and provides the user an option to switch to a different audio connection.

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  • Bug fix. Speaker icon for the disabled state was not correct.

iOS updates

Release 5.11

  • Group Chat. Meeting participants can now send and receive messages within the meeting room. Now if the host is presenting and you would like to ask a question without interrupting - send your question to the group using chat and the host can answer it when they have finished their thought.
  • A notification appears if the meeting room has reached its maximum capacity for participants.

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  • Improved joining a meeting.
    • The recent meetings list now includes the full URL of meetings you've attended to prevent confusion if the meeting room name happens to be the same.
    • Audio only rooms no longer appear in search results.
    • More search results are now displayed.
    • Search results are now sorted by the first name in alphabetical order.
  • Bug fix. Speaker icon for the disabled state was not correct.
  • Bug fix. Full text for chat text in Dutch is not displayed.
  • Bug fix. Dial-out users not able to connect to VoIP when changing audio.

June 18, 2018 - iOS

Includes: iOS

Released: June 18, 2018

iOS updates

Release 5.10

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  • Setting a profile picture is now available. If you upload a profile picture using the desktop app, your profile picture now displays when joining a meeting using the recent meeting list and when searching for a meeting. All meeting participants will also see your picture in the participant list, active talker view, screen share control panel, and group chat.

    Note: You cannot upload a profile picture using the mobile app.

  • Screen share is now available. View screen share on your device while on the go. Follow along as the presenter browses websites, conducts demos, or shows files from their computer. See exactly what all other participants are seeing:
    • Tap to view full-screen.
    • Rotate your device for a larger, landscape display.
    • Pinch to zoom in and out on the shared screen.

Note: You cannot host screen share from your device.

June 13, 2018 - Android

Includes: Android

Released: June 13, 2018

Android updates

Release 5.10

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  • Setting a profile picture is now available. If you upload a  profile picture using the desktop app, your profile picture now displays when joining a meeting using the recent meeting list and when searching for a meeting. All meeting participants will also see your picture in the participant list, active talker view, screen share control panel, and group chat.

    Note: You cannot upload a profile picture using the mobile app.

  • The recent meetings list now shows the root URL of meetings you've attended to prevent confusion if the meeting room name happens to be the same.
  • Screen share is now available. View screen share on your device while on the go. Follow along as the presenter browses websites, conducts demos, or shows files from their computer. See exactly what all other participants are seeing:
    • Tap to view full-screen.
    • Rotate your device for a larger, landscape display.
    • Pinch to zoom in and out on the shared screen.

Note: You cannot host screen share from your device.

  • Bug fix. Back button when editing the display name on the Settings screen not working.
  • Bug fixes. Join a meeting:
    • Clicking on a meeting URL from the calendar or other phone applications did not join a meeting properly.
    • Searching for a meeting not optimized. Audio only rooms are now excluded from search results and search identifies the first word to first name and second word to the last name to improve results.

June 1, 2018 - Android

Includes: Android

Released: June 1, 2018

Android updates

Release 5.9

  • Bug fix. After connecting audio, then selecting "Do not connect my audio", you are unable to reconnect audio.
  • Bug fix. Registered users are not seeing the Client ID in Settings.

May 23, 2018 - Android, iOS

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Includes: Android, iOS

Released: May 23, 208

Android updates

Release 5.8

  • The app supports English, French, German, and Dutch.

    If your device language is English, French, German, or Dutch, the GlobalMeet mobile app displays in that language. When you start or join a meeting, the meeting room is in that language. If your language is set to any language other than the above, English is used by default.

  • The app now supports using Bluetooth headsets with VoIP.
  • Bug fixes. Audio:
    • The participant panel continued to display participants after they dropped and reconnected causing duplicates.
    • Audio dropped if the device went to sleep for an extended duration.
  • Bug fixes. Chat:
    • Messages with apostrophes caused the apostrophe to appear in HTML when received.
    • Leaving chat caused the meeting controls to disappear.

iOS updates

Release 5.8

  • The app now supports English, French, German, and Dutch.

    If your device language is English, French, German, or Dutch, the GlobalMeet mobile app displays in that language. When you start or join a meeting, the meeting room is in that language. If the current language is unsupported, GlobalMeet will select the language based on your preferred language order. If any of the preferred languages are supported, the app uses the first supported language; otherwise, it defaults to English.

May 4, 2018 - Android, iOS

Includes: Android, iOS

Released: May 4, 2018

Android updates

Release 5.7

  • Meeting room now implemented as a service instead of an activity to prevent out of memory issues.
  • Bug fix. Back button disabled on Add Number screen.
  • Bug fix. Recently joined meetings not showing in the list.
  • Bug fix. Line not muting when mute activated.
  • Bug fix. Errors with screen share logging.

iOS updates

Release 5.7

  • Bug fix. Issue with Softphone quality.

April 25, 2018 - Android, iOS

Includes: Android, iOS

Released: April 25, 2018

Android updates

Release 5.6

  • Joining a meeting from a mobile device redirects you to the GlobalMeet mobile apps. When you open a meeting URL, GlobalMeet opens the mobile app (if installed) or prompts you to download the mobile apps.
  • Exit loading screens. Click X to cancel starting or joining a meeting when the screen takes too long to load.
  • Connect Audio > visual indicator updates:
    • When entering a meeting, participants connecting to VoIP or dial-out audio now see a loading spinner for the Mute button in the meeting toolbar.
    • When using a dial-out connection upon entering a meeting or changing the audio, the Participant panel displays a loading spinner and grays out the user's row until the audio connection completes. If the connection fails or times out, the spinner stops and the text remains grayed out. If the connection succeeds, the spinner stops and the text displays in black.
    • After connecting audio, the mic icon in the meeting toolbar displays in green for dial-out and blue for VoIP connections.
  • Group Chat. Meeting participants can now send and receive messages within the meeting room. Now if the host is presenting and you would like to ask a question without interrupting - send your question to the group using chat and the host can answer it when they have finished their thought.
  • Meeting room now implemented as a service instead of an activity to prevent out of memory issues.
  • Bug fixes. App issues:
    • The application became unresponsive if the user killed the app during the Location Overview screen.
    • The Help and Skip icons were displaced when an invalid meeting URL was entered.
    • Improved display of weather on Home screen.
  • Bug fixes. Meeting room issues:
    • The dial-out screen does not display when you disconnect your phone's dialer.
    • The Participant panel does not display users in order of joining the meeting.
    • The most recently dialed number was not displayed at the top of the Previous numbers list.
    • Screen share not updating properly and the active talker screen remained on the screen when a host/presenter was sharing.
    • If the host dismissed all guests, dial-in users who re-entered the room displayed multiple times in the Participant panel.

iOS updates

Release 5.6

  • Joining a meeting from a mobile device redirects you to the GlobalMeet mobile apps. When you open a meeting URL, GlobalMeet opens the mobile app (if installed) or prompts you to download the mobile apps.
  • Exit loading screens. Click X to cancel starting or joining a meeting when the screen takes too long to load.
  • Connect Audio > visual indicator updates:
    • When entering a meeting, participants connecting to VoIP or dial-out audio now see a loading spinner for the Mute button in the meeting toolbar.
    • When using a dial-out connection upon entering a meeting or changing the audio, the Participant panel displays a loading spinner and grays out the user's row until the audio connection completes. If the connection fails or times out, the spinner stops and the text remains grayed out. If the connection succeeds, the spinner stops and the text displays in black.
    • After connecting audio, the mic icon in the meeting toolbar displays in green for dial-out and blue for VoIP connections.
  • Dial-in and dial-out screens contain a Back button.

April 9, 2018 - iOS

Includes: iOS

Released: April 9, 2018

iOS updates

Release 5.4

We are pleased to announce that the GlobalMeet mobile meetings app is now available for iPhone and iPod Touch devices. Now you can host or attend a GlobalMeet meeting right from your iPhone. No GlobalMeet account is required.

The mobile meetings apps have all the key features and functionality of GlobalMeet on the desktop so that you can meet anytime, with anyone around the world. Your favorite GlobalMeet features are right at your fingertips:

  • Launch a meeting. GlobalMeet account holders can host their own meetings and join other GlobalMeet meetings via URL or company search.
    • If you are a guest without a GlobalMeet account, join a meeting via the URL or tap the link in a meeting invitation.
    • The apps save your recently attended meetings; just tap to join again.
  • Both versions of GlobalMeet meetings are supported: you can host or attend a GlobalMeet 5 and GlobalMeet 4 meeting.
  • Connect audio. Connect to meeting audio via VoIP HD audio, dial-out, or dial-in. Change your audio connection during the meeting.
  • Active talker shows name of person speaking.
  • Android. View screen share on your smartphone. See exactly what other participants are seeing:
    • Tap to view full-screen.
    • Rotate your device for a larger, landscape display.
    • Pinch to zoom in and out on the shared screen.

Note: Chat and Webcam are not supported on mobile. The mobile apps are intended for GlobalMeet personal web conferencing meetings, not audio-only conference calls.

Supported devices

  • iPhone and iPod Touch devices running iOS 10 and newer
  • Android smartphones running Android platform versions 4.4 and newer (Kit Kat and newer)

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March 21, 2018 - Android

Includes: Android

Released: March 21, 2018

Android updates

Release 5.3

We are pleased to announce the first release of the GlobalMeet mobile meetings app for Android smartphones. Now you can host or attend a GlobalMeet meeting right from your Android smartphone. No GlobalMeet account is required.

The Android app has all the key features and functionality of GlobalMeet on the desktop so that you can meet anytime, with anyone around the world. Your favorite GlobalMeet features are right at your fingertips:

  • Available for Android smartphones running Android platform versions 4.4 and newer (Kit Kat and newer).
  • Launch a meeting. GlobalMeet account holders can host their own meetings and join other GlobalMeet meetings via URL or company search.
    • If you are a guest without a GlobalMeet account, join a meeting via the URL or tap the link in a meeting invitation.
    • The apps save your recently attended meetings; just tap to join again.
  • Both versions of GlobalMeet meetings are supported: you can host or attend a GlobalMeet 5 and GlobalMeet 4 meeting.
  • Connect audio. Connect to meeting audio via VoIP HD audio, dial-out, or dial-in. Change your audio connection during the meeting.
  • Active talker shows name of person speaking.
  • View screen share on your smartphone. See exactly what other participants are seeing:
    • Tap to view full-screen.
    • Rotate your device for a larger, landscape display.
    • Pinch to zoom in and out on the shared screen.

Note: Chat and Webcam are not supported on mobile. The mobile apps are intended for GlobalMeet personal web conferencing meetings, not audio-only conference calls.

Ready to begin?

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