Changelog v1.00 → v9.84

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6 years of development!

More than 3000 improvements over the years in over 700 app-updates (beta + production) since 2014…


+ new feature [1084]
* bug fix [1471]
~ change [450]
removed function [44]
= affects widget-only app too

Click version number 📝 to see detailed post on changes

=*Samsung launcher cleared widget measurements when split screen multitasking was activated
=*optimized widget resize routine for Samsung phones
*updated libraries (Gradle, AppCompat, Wearable, Play Services Fitness, Material, ConstraintLayout, BuildTools)

~watch-wifi-bubble cannot programmatically turn off wifi on WearOS (it is auto-enabled by the OS) instead it will take you to wifi-settings when turning off
+BIG: top/bottom customizable info line options on watch face!!
+control digital clock vertical shift (up/down)
*fix default values for text fields (new text fields were on by default)
~adjusted layer order: touch priority now works as expected even in custom layouts with bubbles over full screen digital or analog clock
+digital clock vertical adjustment now available in the phone app (clock bubble config screen)
*fixed FAB issues in Wear Cloud Editor on old Androids
+text field settings on the phone
+text field shortcut settings on the phone
+digital clock vertical adjustment on the phone
+fine adjustments (+/-) for most seekbars in the settings on the watch: margin, spacing, vertical shift, font size
*restoring old custom themes text fields and digital clock-shifting will be disabled
*seekbar +/- accidental adjustments when scrolling
+long press title to reset / undo seekbars
+backup restore hint counters
+add video demo for new Text Fields: What’s new on phone/watch, Shortcuts, Text Field dialogs
+translations for new strings
*reset bug for size seekbars
*forgot to update the What’s new video in the phone app…

*one line of greek text in the global widgets settings (embarrassing oversight)

+=BIG: add shortcut bubbles to clouds on phone and watch
*shortcut icon initially not sent to watch
*cannot delete shortcut bubble on watch
*if hidden cannot delete shortcut bubble on phone

=~don’t change petal colors in dark mode
=~show icon name in Mask Clock options dialog
+watch alarm workaround now optional “Bring alarm to foreground” (for non-system alarm apps it’s off by default)
=*fix a problem deleting phantom home screen clouds on handheld devices
+BIG: time limit option for toggles in Tasker plugin: watch BT/Wifi off until a given time, Theater mode/Mute until a given time
*filter out alarms created by Bubble Cloud and plugins
📝beta3 – Wear OS production release
*fix crash caused by certain icons in peek card
=+home screen widgets are now screen reader ready for blind users (when option “Always show bubble labels” is enabled. If screen reader is active at first time use, option is auto-enabled) [big thank you to Willis “Chris” Moore]
=+Added Greek translation (60%) by ΝΙΚΟΛΑΟΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ
=*store widget sizes for different resolutions (no need to measure again when earlier resolution is restored: h/w,centerx/y)
*scheduled toggle bubble Toast formatting (leading zero for minutes)
=+improved screen reader support in widget/folder related parts of the app (content descriptions for FABS, image buttons and action bars)
=*improved shared preferences stability (TSSharedPrefEdit)
=*delete resolution data when widget is removed
*some live info bubble options were showing in the bubble edit screen when they should not be assigned (e.g. for notification icons etc)
=*no more “Redraw widget” message when tapping on bubble move in different type of cloud
=*autocolor is enabled by default for contact clouds as well
~”New card vibration” setting (under “More options” in the phone app) now affects Bubble Cloud peek cards as well: when card is updated watch will vibrate unless watch is in Do-not-disturb mode
+Long press peek card for option “Open notification via plugin” to choose whether the Notification icons plugin or the standard Wear OS notification is shown when you tap on the peek card
*fixed setting “new card vibration” not sticking
+no new card vibration when watch is on charger

*stupid oversight: what’s new page played old video
*include “show live info” option in backup
~”Show live info” will not affect clock bubble
*refresh favorites tile if custom theme bubble is set or erased (in the clock bubble dialog or long pressing the uniform bubble color box in the phone app)
+remind user after applying icon pack the file transfer to the watch can take a long (long!) time
*the need for phone permission was not explained in the phone app (to be able to hide app drawer when call comes in and to make calls using contact bubbles)
*eliminate crash when folder tile of a deleted folder is clicked
=+automatically update also the clock/date bubbles in a widget when changing widget’s icon pack (only if they have been masked originally)
=*cloud configuration screen’s floating action button labels visibility problem in dark mode
=~check option “Use clock background color” if there are no mask/background alternatives when theming clock bubble
=+add hour12, hour24, am, month, day, fullmonth, fullday to middle row
=+change bubble text color based on center color intensity (only if white or black) (if center is transparent use intensity of solidified widget background color)
=*icon pack border/background settings will also affect themeable clock bubbles (background color will come from clock bubble border color)
=*much improved clock widget performance
=~show clock bubbles also when cloud is being edited
=*fixed crashing folders with clock
=*fixed clock edit clicks in clock
=*fixed clock edit click in widget
=*fixed disappearing main clock in widgets with few bubbles

=*Crash in the Widget-only app after 9.77.9 update
=~Improved the layout of the “First widget placed” dialog
=~Improved table layout on Premium Upgrades screen
=+optional “PUT” method for HTTP (Smart Home control) bubbles [requested by Almar Örn Arnþórsson]
=*the widgets app was missing the HTTP Command templates
=*couldn’t add duplicate clock bubble to cloud
=*crash when adjusting digital clock widget content vertical position
~Watch will attempt to send private/local IP address HTTP commands always via phone first but send them directly from watch if phone cannot be reached (5s timeout)
=*crash when adjusting vertical digital clock widget text position
+BIG: add “favorites cloud” also as a tile on the watch!
*second attempt at handling local IP HTTP commands from the watch
+BIG:notification-icon bubbles in tile (favorites or folder tile)
*crash when trying to hide theme pack icons from main app
*if auto-locked, the app drawer was automatically opened for favorites tile too
*clock bubble did not always appear in the center in favorites tile
~clock layout on tile will stretch bubbles to edges of the screen
*refresh favorites cloud when themes/layouts change
*disable favorite tile in watch face mode
*update tile settings change on phone: layout, background color / image, bubble type, uniform color, live info hint, notification bubble colors, notification bubble options (show icon, show badges), and when a theme is applied.
*matched tile-bubble text colors in the favorite cloud (Tasker, LiveInfo, Phone battery)
+custom layout in favorite tile
+lock bubble will work in the tile too → it opens the app drawer and locks it
~button will no longer exit locked app drawer
+show “Loading bubbles…” message at start
*vertical app drawer will also show the favorite cloud when opened (used to remember your scroll position)
*revised tap-detection in tiles
*further improved tap-detection in tiles (no need to wait 1 sec for update)
*uniform color hollow bubbles in favorites tile
*app drawer was not loaded correctly after a small change in v9.78.6
~exit app drawer using the clock bubble if it was opened from the app drawer tile also
*tile will not flash when clicking outside of bubbles
*hide lock and show hint if folder tile is assigned to empty folder
*refresh folder tile when folder options are changed
*package name for folders (used for applying icon packs to folder icons) was mistakenly corrupted when adjusting tile options on the watch
*will not show reminder toast during intro on watch if tile has already been added
+translations for new text
~when applying themes on the watch the favorite layout setting is only applied in watch face mode or when it’s explicitly check-marked
=*handle crash more gracefully when trying to edit a missing bubble
+new tile video

+=*BIG: improved compatibility with most launchers (long press checkmark for new “measure mode”) (updated Launcher Tweaks section ~ updated First widget placed screen ~ updated Cloud Config screen)
=+BIG: clock bubble in widget → theme selector (with on/off switch) in cloud configuration → delete (share? modify?) theme
=+clock bubble FAB
=+icon pack masked version (also: refresh all)
=+BIG: ads in free version – banner ad in main app (unless landscape, widget or wear pro) – banner ad in cloud configuration screen (unless landscape, wear [contacts!] or widget pro) -banner ad on Wear Cloud Editor (unless landscape, help or layout designer is shown)
=+add benefit “don’t show ads” – updated list of benefits in translations
=*updated settings action button visibility in dark mode (the blue commands at the bottom of setting cards on the phone)
*fixed a crash in the watch face on the watch
=*widgets were not automatically updated after globally hiding/unhiding the pencil
=*reduced APK size by 3.3MB by improved image compression
=+improved icon pack support now with icon shader (icon packs which change color of masked icons)
=*could not save custom clock theme after customizing images or the time/date format
=*when main app not started via launcher icon the Wear OS menu item would appear even if Wear OS was not present
=~changed minimum widget size to 1×1
=*clock bubble will not be much bigger than the biggest bubble in the cloud
=+short pressing the trash can in the Bubble Edit screen will offer to uninstall app or remove bubble (in case of app bubbles only)
=+add any number of (non-main) time/date bubbles to widget
=*hide ad on any dialog
=+you can now set the folder shortcut icon before placing it (both from the widget drawer and the Widgets+Folders screen)
=+pop up clouds (bubble folders) show clock bubbles too
=*Widgets+Folders screen now indicates number folders and clocks too under “other” (used to only count Tasker and Smart Home control bubbles)
=+app will now warn if no default launcher is set and widget autofit calibration cannot be associated with the launcher
=+app will lead you to the Play Store if a custom theme uses components from a theme pack that was uninstalled
=*you will be taken back to the correct screen after installing theme packs from the Play Store (it was returning to the main setting app)
=*Emergency fix for clock widget crash introduced in beta3
=~single tapping the clock will no longer take you to cloud configuration
=+haptic feedback during launcher calibration
(fun fact: Google removed this emergency update because of a bogus hashtag “violated” something in the app description, that’s been there for 5 years. Because of this beta testers did not get the fix for over 24 hours, that I created 5 minutes after it was reported by users. Yes, Google is evil)
=~you will have to double tap widget with single clock to edit (hint displayed at first tap)
=+backup clock bubbles and clock bubble themes
+translations for new strings
=+date bubble added to the stock options
=*crash when adjusting vertical adjustment of digital components
=*layout issues in the clock widget selective apply screen
=*crash after adding a folder shortcut (using the Widgets+Folders screen)
=*import image did not work when changing folder shortcut icon
=*ads will no longer show in Pre-launch tests
+expert option on watch: do not recolor watch face complication icons (only affects classic bubble cloud layout, standard Wear OS layout complications will stay recolored)
=+link clock settings to online help
=*slight layout glitch in clock widget settings (misaligned square/round switch)
=+video clock, folder, launcher calibration:
=+bubble sizes are automatically locked (and move to center is disabled) after using the swap tool
=+main clock bubble in grid layouts now appears above or to the right of the cloud
=+enable new system for new users only
=+add help button to launcher calibration screen
=~ads only for those who install v9.77.7 first
change icon packs to check for Wear OS
📝release 1 build 8:
=+autolock bubble sizes when any bubble size gets edited
=+hide yellow bubble for a week by watching an ad
=+”coffee” option to watch an ad
=+could not hide Theme Packs since they were never opened. Now app will prompt you to open them…
📝release 2 build 9:
=*some cloud parameters were not stored correctly [thank you Simon Bernard for reporting!]
=*app was crashing on Android 4.4 (KitKat) and older devices
=+new spinner on the “Hide yellow bubble” dialog while the ad is loading

+consistent automatic peek card colors for apps with all white icons [tip: Primo De Leon]
*problem restoring themes with components from the theme pack where the sample theme (Pack #0) is from, but they are not the sample theme
=*fixed crash when making backup on older (Android 4.x) devices
*clock font size was not stored correctly in custom themes
~updated custom theme related warning “Missing/corrupted data” to suggest to check for app update in Play Store
=+new Tasker plugin option “Text only (hide icon)” when adding text to Tasker bubble (note: when setting text via %variable, icon will be hidden if resolved string starts with ‘_’ underscore char)
-removed admob (Google never fails to disappoint)
=+link to license troubleshooter from Premium page
*fixed crash while updating theme selector in phone app

=*folder edit bar seekbar mistouch still moved seek position slightly
=+new smart home (HTTP command) bubble option “Open in browser” → use HTTP bubbles for smarter bookmark / webapp starter (with toggle fields and petal options) e.g. open Google Docs
=*further improved symmetry for alternating grid layout
=*uninstall command did not work in bubble edit dialog overflow menu because of a permission change in Android Oreo
📝beta 1:
=*option did not show initially when HTTP control bubble is added
=+added translations
📝beta 2:
+Theme shortcut bubbles
*icons did not show correctly in the Shortcuts settings group on the phone (when folders, smart-lights, phone app bubbles or complications were assigned to shortcuts)
*notification icon bubbles did not appear correctly in the Wear Cloud Editor (random icon)
📝beta 3:
~custom theme screen on watch will prompt to select all if nothing was selected
*clean up back stack when exiting folder after bubble edit screen
*crash in contact cloud when opened via button and no contacts
+extended Tasker plugin can now activate and move all bubbles on the watch (not just Tasker bubbles, as before)
=*improved symmetry for grid widget layouts
📝beta 4:
*toggle bubbles in Tasker plugin did not work correctly
*Tasker plugin was not able to move any bubble into folders
*import theme by sharecode resulted in corrupted themes on phone
*improved visibility of Bubble Cloud settings icon over dark backgrounds on the watch
*clouds were not refreshed after creating / deleting theme bubbles
*when importing themes, prompt to install necessary theme packs
*failed to prompt to install theme packs if pack 0 had the theme from the same pack
+new sharecode format: → take user to website if bubble cloud is not installed (bubblecloud://theme/ is also kept)
*themes were not deleted correctly
📝beta 5:
+won’t delete theme if there are linked theme bubbles “Cannot delete until 1 or more linked theme-bubbles are removed”
+new theme option: “update” (overwrite with new settings) – keeps theme bubbles and Tasker plugin operational
*improved theme and theme-bubble synchronization between phone and watch
*improved appearance of folders and complications in the Tasker plugin config screen
*theme bubble image broke on the watch when using “default icon” button in Wear Cloud Editor
*deleting a theme on the watch used to reset the default theme bubble location to favorites
📝beta 6:
*crash when trying to insert Tasker %variable to plugin
+translation for new strings
+new video
+linked new video to Tasker Plugin config screen + What’s new screens on phone and watch
📝beta 7: (production release)
*crash when clearing BubbleID in Tasker plugin config screen

=+made sharedpreferences more resilient
beta 1:
=+self correcting sharedprefs
beta 2:
=*improved symmetry for alternating grid layout
=*if both Premium Key and Summary are installed, use Summary to watch for newly installed apps (disable battery optimization for Summary!)
beta 3:
*show expert crown option in app drawer mode too, hint at its effect on the use of the crown in folders
=*expert widget parameters restore button did not reset checkboxes, only their preferences

=+new folder bubble animation (and quicker threaded operation) is now optional (off by default – enable it in main app → “Expert” → “Widget Preferences”) [merci Matthieu Kieffer]
=*rare crash in main Bubble Cloud app / layout options dialog
=*rare crash in petal options on phone
+use buttons/crown in contact cloud on watch (if opened via button press) [thank you gandalf_123]
=*cloud option “Keep frozen bubbles after uninstall” was not saved / backed up or restored
=+prompt to enable Overlay on Huawei/Xiaomi phones more aggressively
*crash while importing custom 1-click themes

=+cloud layout options (circle and off-center)
=+added galaxy, and rotatable grid and checkered grid layouts
=*fixed a crash when tapping the youtube button when selecting default layout
=+long press rotation arrows to rotate cloud by 45°
=*cloud layout settings are now saved in backup and deleted correctly with the widget
*Smart Auto Layouts dialogs crash in “Wear OS” settings on phone (broke in v9.72.1)
=~alternating grid change order of shorter/longer rows depending on number of bubbles for more even looking clouds
=+finalized new layouts in bubble folders (i.e. pop-up clouds) – no more missing or extra bubbles
=*fixed layout rotation issues
=*made backup / restore more robust [thank you Miquel Ferrarons]
=~improved layouts:
=~round=multiple inner bubbles if total number of bubbles>14
=~grids=center last row (if possible) for more symmetrical look
=~galaxy=magnified and rotation enabled
~improved button/crown selection in folders and petal options: [based on feedback by Matej, thank you!]
+improved crown detection (register if crown was used anywhere in the app, not just in folder)
+different hint shown if crown is enabled
~hint is shown longer only the first time
~shorter button long press for activation if no crown used/enabled
~no crown detection if “Wrist/crown gestures” is disabled in expert settings
=*video link in default widget layout dialog
=+bubble weights are now shown in edit mode (only if sizes locked)
=~improved visibility of bubble labels in edit mode
=*45° rotation final fix
=*missing ccw folder layout rotation long press
=+long press swap arrows also for ccw 45° (widget + folder)
=+accidental touch protection for bubble spacing seekbar in widget/folder toolbar (NoSkipSeekBar)
=*further improved grid layout symmetry
=+animate folder bubbles too, when animation is turned on for the cloud
=*reduced bubble size in folder when using grid layout
=~square shaped folder for round/galaxy/off-center layouts
=~resize folder after layout change
=+video (what’s new + widget smart auto layout sections)
=+translations for new strings
*”More theme packs in play store” button did not work in the 1-click themes section

*fix rotary crown operation in settings screens on newer watches (Google broke crown control in Android H) [thank you Elias Cabrera for reporting]
~fix reverse scrolling direction via crown
+select petal options and bubbles from folders with the rotary crown (long press other buttons to activate)
*fixed auto sticky issue in tile folder [thank you Alex Perez for reporting]
+short press button to activate petal option or bubble in folder if crown was used for selection
~changed crown sensitivity and bubble order when selecting bubbles from folders using the crown
+progressive selection using the crown in folders and petal options (when opened via hardware button) i.e. selection moves gradually from item to item, snaps to focus when crown is released
~multi line text in peek card title if no text body (upcoming agenda events used to be cut off) [thank you Pavlos Vasileiadis for reporting]
*exiting a folder should take you to the app drawer only if the folder was opened from the app drawer
*whenever we are not coming from the app drawer the 3 dots (more) bubble should open the app drawer
*when selecting folder bubbles using the crown, the selection will settle more quickly (600 to 300ms)
~more natural bubble selection order when using the crown [suggested by Elias Cabrera]
*avoided selection glitch if crown was moved before the folder bubbles appeared
*selection via button/crown stays active for inner folders
+the 3 dot (“more”) bubble in inner folders will now take you to the parent folder (works only 1 level deep)
+new video


*fix for tile disappearance after reboot
*fix for bubbles growing into different folder issue
*fixed hotspot toggle option of wifi bubble (on/off/hotspot)
+new dedicated wifi hotspot toggle (on/off)
*rare crash in custom theme list on watch
*wake phone when turning on wifi hotspot

*Optimized resources for Media control shortcut
~Added “(via BC)” to Media Controls to show connection
*Bubble distortion in Bubble Cloud tile on “flat tire” watches [reported by Jen Yates – thank you]
*”No bubble” option did not work in folders and tile (always followed favorite cloud setting) [reported by Jen Yates – thank you]
*Bring up Wear Contacts settings on the phone by tapping the empty contacts screen on the watch (was still crashing after 9.67 fix)
+New Wear Stand Up Alert v3.03 beep sound option (note: never beeps if watch is in DND, even if obey DND is disabled)
+Stand Up notifications will beep even on older watches which don’t receive Stand Up Alert v3 (toggle option in Bubble CLoud phone app)

+Restore Media Controls shortcut removed by Google in recent Wear OS update (you can assign it to hardware button!)
*App drawer appeared sometimes when connecting charger even if “Rotate on charger” and “Full screen clock on charger” were both disabled [Dr_Tron]
*Gracefully handle when tile folder background image is corrupted

📝beta 0:
+offer to move bubbles without live-info if they are not allowed in folders (battery, date, steps)
*fixed rare crash when saving custom theme
*fixed rare crash when opening app drawer
*fixed rare crash when redrawing app drawer
*edit bubble did not work in smart home bubble petal options
*handle unregister receiver crash more gracefully (when sending sms)
=~bubble label text size in the home screen widgets and folders is now proportional to the size of the bubble [tip: Fabien – merci!]
=~move bubbles to center without growing even if bubble sizes are locked (“Bubbles grow + move to center” → “Last used bubble moves to middle”) [tip: Patrick Lam → thanks!]
📝beta 1:
*fixed rare crash when importing corrupted/missing theme share code
=*decoupled center bubble option from bubble size lock
+updated for Wear Stand Up Alert 3.00
📝beta 2:
*bad release: wrong Google Play Services linked
📝beta 3:
*Google Fit step count midnight reset issue fixed
📝beta 4:
=+Support development
*midnight step count reset
+translations for new UI elements
📝beta 5:
~works together with Wear Stand Up Alert v3.00beta2
~Wear Stand Up Alert will work independent from Bubble Cloud unless Bubble Cloud is set as your watch face
+Stand Up Alert now prompts to replace the watch face complication if used independently from Bubble Cloud
*Stand Up Alert updates watch face complication quicker (no “–“)
*Stand Up Alert different icon for battery saver complication, different label for complication to be used in Bubble Cloud
📝beta 6:
*Wear Contacts was crashing since v9.65. Does anybody use Wear Contacts??
=*fix bubble rare animation bug on tablets
*crash on corrupt watch folder background image
*crash when trying to open app drawer
📝beta 7:
*changing Stand-up related settings in the phone app will update the watch directly
*improved communication between Bubble Cloud and Stand Up Alert
~3 cases: A) Use Bubble Cloud step monitoring routines 1. if Bubble Cloud is set as the active watch face (Stand Up Alert complication not necessary, but available) 2. if app drawer is active and no Stand Up Alert watch face complication placed B) Use Stand Up Alert’s own step monitoring 3. if Stand Up Alert watch face complication is placed on 3rd party watch face (For reliable Stand up alerts place complication or use Bubble Cloud watch face)
📝beta 8:
*crash in phone app

📝beta 0:
+delay the necessary tile updates to avoid lag when accessing the Bubble Cloud tile (adjust delay under Watch:”Expert settings” or Phone:”More options”)
📝beta 1:
*removed unnecessary tile updates (track if anything related to the tile has changed since last update)
📝beta 2:
*added error message instead of crash on Mobvio watches with missing voice recognition
*update toggle and tasker bubbles in the tile folder
*bubbles were not growing in folders even if “lock bubble size/location” was off
+animate (“blink”) bubbles in folder when tapped
📝9.66.3 (production release)
*fixed crash when tapping dummy peek card
*fixed rare crash while applying theme on slower watches
+translations for new strings

📝beta 0:
*crash when trying to apply favorite background for 24 hour analog theme in the phone app
*sideloaded plugins and theme packs prompt you to install from Play Store now on Android 10 too (get around background activity limitation)
~API 28: update libraries, switch to AndroidX, new permission “Foreground Service”
+complication FAB in wear cloud editor → help page (shows in place of Tasker bubble if Tasker is not installed)
~Weather bubble dialogs in Wear Cloud Editor gained “Troubleshoot problems” buttons which link to troubleshooting webpage
+expand theme selectors on phone
📝beta 1:
+keep track of selected theme components and color adjustments on phone and watch (preparation for user created 1-click themes)
*1-click theme selections are now shared watch→phone too (it was only phone→watch)
+improved speed and reliability of applying themes on the phone
+backup now includes theme selections
+toggle groups/columns of checkboxes when icons are tapped in Theme Apply screen on watch
+create / apply / remove custom themes on the watch
+sync themes and custom pieces between phone and watch
+user saved themes appear in the 1-click theme selector: apply, delete user themes from phone
*fixed repeated rating request issue [reported by Cheri Murphy – thank you!]
*improved toast appearance when layouts turned off
+create / delete / apply themes in the phone app
+create partial themes (favorites only, clock bubble only, archive only etc.)
+partial apply user themes (e.g. only apply the favorite cloud colors)
-removed old undo method (restore custom pieces)
+undo button in phone app and watch (under “1-click themes” and also “my themes”): go back to previous theme
+progress spinner during theme operations
+share theme share-code
+prompt to update watch app before theme operations
+import themes via share-code (paste, share, or use link “bubblecloud://theme/”)
~hide “recommended 1-5 bubbles” hint if user ever took action
+share themes via Bubble Cloud Rich-Images
+include themes in cloud backup and watch restore
*clock layout bubbles were mis-alligned on flat tire screens
~hidden feature: long press version number to “reset all” will now show proper prompt on watch
📝beta 2:
+include share-code link even if theme does not have custom components when shared as RichImage
+include warning not to resize/recompress RichImage to stay importable
+import message (“Check your watch”) now reminds to check archive cloud if imported theme only defines archive style
*created themes did not make it back to phone if “create theme” was initiated from the phone
*show progress singal throughout the complete theme operations (progress spinner disappeared before finish)
*block 1-click theme operations until watch is connected
*when applying a custom theme using the phone app, rewind the picker before newly applied theme is moved to the front
📝beta 3:
*selective apply for pack themes was broken on the phone (always applied all components)
*if any clock piece was selectively applied, set clock type to analog (just like on the watch)
*extra piece (corner, center etc) will turn off during selective apply if the theme doesn’t have it and dial is selected
*themes auto-enabling full-clock-only mode switched to the wrong settings group to show the setting
📝beta 4:
+added new custom theme video to phone and watch app
*themes containing only date bubble could not be restored correctly
*fixed gauge issues when applying / undoing themes
*fixed how extra watch component (corner / min dial / center) is restored for custom themes
+new options to control secondary dial (“extra”) component visibility in clock bubble settings (on watch and phone)
+new overflow menu in Clock Bubble dialog for setting custom components: seconds hand, themed uniform bubble,
active and inactive secondary dials, active and inactive gauge pointers)
+translations for new strings
*clock bubble config screen layout corrections on the phone
📝beta 5:
*theme background graphics was restored overwriting custom background image settings for favorites and archive cloud
📝beta 6: (rolling out to production)
*improved the look of the little label included in Rich-images
*don’t prompt to install pack 0 if watch is missing theme pack 0 but it has the theme where the original theme was from
*now correctly restore themes containing default components
*theme 0 components were not correctly added in the phone app (they did not refer to the original pack)
+tapping the top of the settings screens on the watch will go back to previous screens (now added: Expert, Shortcuts, Clock settings too)
*crash when clicking on theme teasers
*crash when importing damaged PNG files
*free version custom theme limit was not enforced (limit increased to 5)
*crash on watch when damaged watch face component assigned
+added more Wear Pro features to the version comparison table in the Premium page of the phone app

*watch face will no longer cover alarm cancel screen (switch to alarm clock when watch face touched!)
📝beta 1:
+new 12-hour option for every 24-hour theme (select when you apply the theme)
*theme names can now contain the letter combination “cb”
📝beta 2:
+Phone app dark mode
~Reorganized the watch related settings in the phone app (“Wear OS” screen)
+select vertical app drawer orientation also in the phone app
~reduced watch app size by 7%
~title icons in the watch settings on the phone
+dynamically hide unavailable options in the phone app
~”More info online” link changed to → Wear feature highlights
~”Become a beta tester” link now points to beta info on app’s website
~”How to use and customize” link now points to “Watch face introduction” on app’s website
~1-click theme symbol is now the “paint palette”
*improved phrasing of many outdated option names and messages
*date bubble dialog initialization issues
*floating action buttons sometimes did not fit in landscape
📝beta 3:
*hide “Background by minute of the hour” in app-drawer mode
+show textual hint when selecting “Background by minute of the hour”
+tapping on the “Background by minute of the hour” clock icon again will toggle the color mode (just like on the watch)
*corrected the black icons in Wear Cloud Editor’s Cloud Selector dialog
*corrected layout issues in Wear Cloud Editor’s Folder Edit dialog
+new option: folders to use their custom bubble image as folder background image (option added both on phone and watch)
*corrected dark mode issue in “different watch version” dialog
📝beta 4:
*increased watch folder bubble image resolution to cover the screen if used as background
~the option “merge smaller clouds” is now also available for “Corner” and “Galaxy” archive layouts
*archive cloud cloud distribution showed bubbles in folders incorrectly
*bulk commands (at the bottom of expert screen on watch) did not handle bubbles in folders correctly
📝beta 5:
*light font related setting no longer getting stuck
*icon pack drop down list visibilty in dark mode (Cloud config screen and Wear Cloud Editor apply icon pack)
📝beta 6:
*Emergency update: crash when applying 1-click themes
~a little more aggressive about recommending theme pack #13 when 24-hour analog option is selected
*backup/restore did not include some expert settings on the watch
=+Widget-only app dark mode
=~improved appearance of the widget-related settings in dark mode
📝beta 7:
*crash when using reset “Font and backgrounds” at the bottom of the “More options” group, and haven’t opened 1-click themes section first
*reset “Font and backgrounds” is now aware of the option “background by minute of the hour”
*changed wording for option “Triple-tap screen to unlock” (was “to exit theater mode”)
📝beta 8:
*crash when trying to apply favorite background for 24 hour analog theme in the phone app

+24 hour analog option (preparation for new theme pack, theme names ending with “c24/c00”)
+option for midnight on top or bottom [tip: Olivier LL]
*outlined ambient checkbox was visible for Analog clock in clock bubble settings on the phone
📝beta 1:
~”More apps by Dyna Logix” now links to
~”More theme packs in Play Store” now links to
*auto app drawer opening lock in App-drawer tile did not work if empty folder is assigned to tile
*clear tile folder id if the folder assigned to the tile is cleared
📝beta 2:
*preview did not work when applying 1-click themes if overlay was turned off
~c24=24 hour (24 on top) / c00=24 hour (24 at the bottom)
+themes can now have font references (reduces theme pack size)
+added pack#13 to theme showcase on phone and watch
📝beta 3:
+recommend installing Pack#13 when 24-hour toggle is enabled (and Pack #13 is not installed)

*drawer timeout inconsistencies sorted out
~moved drawer timeout to WearOS settings group on phone
📝beta 1:
*toggling overlay option on phone did not have an immediate effect on the watch
*disable swipe to exit for watchface in non-overlay mode
+added cancel button to (light blue) permission request screen on watch
+workaround for Wear OS bug: prompt user to toggle Settings permission OFF and ON
*couldn’t prompt for phone permission if it was denied permanently
*kept asking for unneeded permissions
📝beta 2:
*rare crash when toggling overlay (rootview already null)
*digital clock update race condition (unregister receiver while shutting down)
-disable Gen 1 Moto 360 auto-brightness bug workaround on newer watches
*brightness control on watches with no light sensor (broken in v9.61) [thank you Anthony Wang for investigating the issue!]

+separate settings tile (appdrawer / folder tile only available in app drawer mode)
~disable appdrawer/folder tile in watch face mode
*crash while waiting to notify watch battery full state
*free up resources when adjusting clock bubble
*app drawer tile tap more reliable
+extended screen timeout when interacting with the Bubble Cloud watchface + expert option to adjust screen timeout between 5sec and 30sec
*crash fix during startup on phone
*navigation drawer reminder was shown in phone app even after you already pulled out the drawer
~updated permission requirements on watch:
+app drawer without overlay permission! (using standard activities which have slower startup time: 1070ms vs 340ms on Huawei Watch 2)
+option to use overlays (for “improved performance” = 3 times quicker app drawer) → prompt for permission / instructions to remove “draw over other apps” message
~larger font, better spacing in the permission request screen
-phone permission is no longer needed for regular operation (app will prompt for it only when phone-call is made from the contact cloud OR gesture detection off)
~prompt for permission “to change system-settings” when brightness adjusted or auto brightness turned on
+updated intro slider on watch:
~increased font size and improved spacing on many slides
+more details about long-press to edit bubbles
+more details about the website (auto open them on phone)
-removed instructions on hiding “draw over other apps” message (not using overlays by default)
*debut buffer maintenance
+Brightness control and automatic day/night brightness both request permission to control brightness
~improved app drawer selector in settings
*graceful handling of removed permission “draw over other apps”
+switch to non-overlay mode if permission removed with active overlay
+Theater mode, Screen lock, Sticky open, Forced-Exit, Bubble animation check for and request “Draw Over Other Apps” permission if needed
+long press app-restore assistant (at the top of settings on watch) to clear the app-restore list (=remove the menu item)
+overlay toggle on the phone (with instructions on removing permanent notification and help to enable permission if needed)
+drawer timeout control in the Watch face settings group in the phone app when expert mode is enabled
*small-image type complications are never WearOS-style by default since WearOS style doesn’t show in ambient mode! (users can still choose WearOS-style if they want blank circle on ambient)
~increased the default bubble spacing in the favorites cloud (live info hints look nicer)
📝beta 1:
+improved the watch overlay permission request dialog on the phone
+check overlay before enabling sticky open and bubble animations in the settings on the phone
+translations for all new strings
📝beta 2:
~intro on watch will not auto open app’s website on phone, user needs to click on the page highlighting the website
+a few corrections in translations
📝beta 3:
*fixed layout of website-page in intro slider on watch
+new info (i) button at the bottom of Expert settings on watch: tap to see when watch was last rebooted and when app was last updated
*single taps were detected as double taps after adjusting the clock time of the watch
📝beta 4:
*fixed a rare crash while updating analog watch face
*fixed a possible lock up situation in watch face mode when overlays are disabled
*fixed app drawer closing issues when not using overlay (you can now turn off auto close and the timeout will reset each time you touch the drawer)
*disable drawer timeout by dragging the drawer timeout all the way to the left
📝beta 5: → production debut
~offer overlay in main settings screen even if app doesn’t have permission (Google Play doesn’t seem to give it by default any more)
*improved reliability of app drawer opening tile
+visual feedback when tapping tile and folder bubbles
*permission request screen was not visible after enabling sunset/sunrise live info
📝beta 6: → critical production update
*Critical: fixed tile auto open lock crash introduced in Beta 5
📝beta 7: → critical production update
*fixed rare Bluetooth toggle crash
*fixed rare crash in app drawer
*Critical: preview in watch face mode without overlays
*watch face now returns to watch face after dimming
*no need to disable drawer for settings anymore
📝beta 8:
=~gradle 3.5
*checks for shutdown (restart) in background process
~changed default drawer timeout for new users to 9700ms (it’s still 5000 = disabled for existing)
+overlay status added to developer email info block
*crash when tapping a certain bubble while bubble animation is enabled
*drawer off setting did not stick [thank you Elias Cabrera for reporting it!]
📝beta 9: → critical production update
*Critical: tile crash on Traditional Chinese
*cannot access active watch face after brightness permission request was denied
*Critical: app drawer edge detection in watch face mode (using overlays)

+the Bubble Cloud Tile can now show one of your bubble folders
+bubble edit screen: in the cloud selector (on the top) the tile-folder has a tile icon
+folder edit screen has a new option “Assign to tile” (this, other, app drawer)
+folder edit screen has a new switch “Include drawer opener bubble” (app drawer) or “Include folder config bubble” (watch face)
*newly created folders did not have a background color
+show hint on tile: “Long press bubbles to move to this tile” and “Long press folder to assign to tile”
📝beta 1:
*fixed bubble tap detection issues in the tile
📝beta 2:
+phone app:
+newly created folder → tileFolder + opener
+options in folder edit screen:
+assign to tile
+show opener/config
+when assigning bubbles show tile icon (in app drawer mode)
+show “tile” in the name of the folder in the list
*improved the tile symbol throughout the app
*fixed bubble visibility issues
📝beta 3:
*in some cases tile bubbles started the wrong apps
+translations for new strings (I refer to them as “Tiles”)
📝beta 4:
*fixed exiting folders opened from the tile
*”open app drawer” bubble became “more…”
*circular smart auto layout for folders was not symmetrical
*grid layout icons order + move to the top of the screen
+added new video 8MPuh8kLeRA
📝beta 5:
+new option: show hint icons for LiveInfo bubbles (app icon in the corner) – control separately for favorites, archive and folders [off by default for existing users]
~changed the name of Tile to “App drawer / folder”
~tile-folder appears with the tile symbol everywhere in app-drawer mode (unless a custom icon is set) (in the watch and in the Wear Cloud Editor on the phone)
*first time opening the app drawer, now it opens on first attempt
*improved layout of folder-bubble edit screen on watch
📝beta 6:
*do not theme or hollow the LiveInfo hint bubble
*themed toggle/smartlight/tasker bubbles did not “blink” when touched
*smartlight bubbles without toggle fields still opened the petal options screen
📝production release (9.60.7):
*updated translations [Italian: thank you Libero Balsamo!]
*fixed a tile system related crash
*fixed 2 rare crashes
📝production update (9.60.8):
*fixed a crash when trying to add SmartLight bubble in Wear Cloud Editor
📝production update (9.60.9):
+prompt to install standalone version if Tile is selected in the intro slider on the watch
+new command to install standalone version in the settings on the watch if WearOS watch detected using the embedded version
*always have intro slider complete before prompting for permissions
+convenience buttons in Bubble Edit screen on watch to adjust liveinfo hints (if liveinfo enabled for bubble)
+stepcount live info can now be assigned using the Bubble Edit screen on the watch
~default stepcount live info hint icon was incorrect if Wear Stand-up Alert is not installed

*crash while redrawing ambient watch face
+if Notification Icons plugin is active the peek card of phone notifications will open the plugin’s more capable notification viewer instead of the WearOS card

*fixed a rare crash watch app (deregistering step count monitor)
*some shortcut settings made on using the phone app did not transfer to the watch [reported: James Victor Ashe, thanks!]
*if flashlight was assigned to hardware button, it sometimes opened the last used Bubble Cloud screen instead
*when assigning flashlight or analog ↔ digital switch to a button, the wrong description appeared in the assign shortcut control (in the Bubble Edit Screen)
📝beta 1:
*What’s new video added for Notification icons quick reply feature
*Rare crash fixed in Wear Cloud Editor
*Rare crash fixed when switching watch faces

+Wifi hotspot toggle from WearOS watch (enable in Wear Cloud Editor)
*Fixed a bug causing notification bubbles to disappear when Tasker plugin was used to update bubbles on the watch

+preliminary tile support (open app drawer using the tile)
*fixed issue which prevented you to set solid background for merged app drawer
📝beta 1:
+vertical app drawer option: no handle (open via Tile, Complication or button press) + swipe to close in both directions
+new option in side selection “Vertical (no handle)”
+extended intro wizard: 1) Watch face or app drawer? 2) How to open drawer?
+new settings tile in watch face mode
+tile buttons haptic feedback
*improved switching between watchface and app drawer modes
📝beta 2:
~pressing another button after sunlight mode will not cancel sunlight mode (including double press function on the same button. If no double press function assigned, pressing the sunlight button again will still cancel it)
+added translations for new options
📝beta 3:
+added new extended video on tile support
📝beta 4:
=*no more unnecessary widget remeasures after screen rotation
📝beta 5:
*fixed archive cloud margin issues
*fixed issue with vertical app drawer not opening after closing it with a left swipe [thank you Steven for reporting!]
*fixed archive cloud icon label layout issues
*fixed a rare crash when wifi state changes while exiting Bubble Clouds
📝beta 6:
*ticwatch apps are handled similarly to system clock activities
📝beta 7:
*Wear Cloud Editor infinite loop when removing all bubbles from favorite cloud [thank you Steven for reporting!]
*vertical app drawer issues when favorite cloud background is set to full-transparent
📝beta 8:
*ambient bubble circles did not follow setting when updating Tasker bubbles
*crash when trying to save Bookmark Bubble while system is busy updating Webview component
*rare crash while refreshing watch face

*workaround for digital clock background crash on a very few devices
*rare crash after giving location permission on watch
+added font updates for theme pack #7
*updated teaser icons for Theme Pack #7 (watch + phone app)
📝beta 1:
~switching to web domain
beta 2:
=+long press bubbles in folders (i.e. popup-clouds on the phone) to edit them
*last beta update broke digital clock on older, Android Wear 1.x watches [thank you Rose Languste for testing and reporting the problem!]

📝9.54 beta
new clock bubble type: text clock (in 11 languages)
+new theme pack 12 with 7 beautiful, full character set fonts and the language routines

📝9.53 bugfix/prep release
+added theme pack 12 teaser icons (coming soon)
*background color behind brightness bar is now also get recolored when recoloring theme’s background image (on the watch)
*digital themes could not be applied from the phone app
*new option to clear theme font only (under 1-click themes → Clear Theme)
*tapping the clock bubble sometimes did not switch to interactive mode
*priority for active cloud=OFF → exit folder did not return to the archive cloud
*fixed issues moving between folders and smart home control screens in app drawer mode
beta 1:
+warning shown in clock bubble settings on watch: custom analog components cannot be colored
~complication and LiveInfo bubble layout improvements
*fixed crash when pressing “restore defaults” in Clock bubble settings on watch

📝9.52 release
*clock bubble cannot be hidden from ambient mode in Wear Cloud Editor
+workaround for right app drawer glitch on TicWatch Wear OS H (API28, app-drawer mode, app drawer on the right, handle size>0)
📝beta 1:
+opening app drawer after Flashlight, Timer in app drawer mode now became optional (switch “Open drawer” in the bubble edit screen on the watch)
*much smoother ambient→active transition: eliminated clock flicker (time used to disappear for a fraction of a second)
~moved ambient mode related settings to Favorite Cloud settings screen on watch (mode, uniform color, circle)
+new expert option “Ambient background always black” – workaround for black screen issue when returning from ambient if ambient is same as active
(default=true, but not for existing users)
beta 2:
*uniform ambient color palette appeared erratically
beta 3:
*ambient mode settings were not always applied
beta 4:
*crash on MIUI while fetching app list
*crash in the phone app on One Plus One (Android 9)
*crash on watch when app drawer is on the right (volume bar instead of brightness bar)
*changes to Quick Swipe Panel on the watch were not always applied
~build tools / gradle updated to 3.4 (new R8 optimizer)
release 5:
~updated theme packs #4 #8 #9 #10 teaser icons with gauge icon (phone + watch)
*fixed crash in app drawer mode
beta 6:
*fixed ambient→active transition on Android Wear 1.5 watches
*fixed voice search error on Android Wear 1.5 watches
*fixed timer complication (3s delay)
release 7:
*fixed hollow bubbles not showing in ambient mode if “ambient black” was enabled

+=long press contact petal numbers to set/clear defaults
~updated theme pack #4 #8 #9 teaser icons (phone + watch)
~=filter repeating phone numbers even if punctuation is different
*=contact petals did not show multiple email addresses
*=relinked contact bubbles were corrupted
+=relink contact bubbles also when widget action is not set to petal options
+also get default number/email from contact database
+=store default number/email selection into contact (need new permission: WRITE_CONTACTS)
*=Petal option toast message style
+=translations for new strings
+=new icons for more phone number types (fax, pager, other, telex, callback)
+=show number when bubble with phone number is selected before action (call/text/etc)
*=newly added contact bubble images are now editable: border size/color (bubbles added before v9.51 need to be re-added)
*Missing “Authorise Gmail” option from Wear Contact’s screen (in Portrait mode)

*first_step_today default changed to the actual step count not 0 to avoid large numbers when error
-removed the “contacts killed” card (temporarily)
*crash while searching help from the watch
*fixed a crash in theme pack list
*sunlight mode did not work when assigned to shortcut button or clock [Bas Ammerlaan]
+add an additional option for the button presses that does a vibrate along with the assigned action [Adam Legge]
+you can now mute “different version” notifications in the phone app [Ezriderz]
*Images in bubble with standard WearOS complication layout did not get drawn in folders
→resubmitted because Google rejected 9.50.1 because of SMS permission
+shortcut icon (gear) at the bottom of clock bubble settings screen on watch to open clock bubble edit screen [Gábor Sándor]
+expert option: show debug messages (server response / error) for Smart Home control bubbles on the watch
+expert option: always route smart home control commands through the phone (do not use network connection of the watch)
-removed SMS permission in accordance with Google’s updated Play Store policy
+moved SMS functionality to “off Play Store” plugin (see )
→resubmitted because Google rejected 9.50.3 because of SMS permission (although app has no SMS permission now!?!?!)
*crash on phone during communication with watch
*dummy peek card related crash
*rare crash in settings on the watch (using a selector control)
*rare crash in settings on watch
+translations for new SMS option
*improved plugin/permission control related to sending SMS
~improved wording for some options [thank you Bas Ammerlaan!]

*added labels to the complication settings in Wear Cloud Editor
~color coded progress indicator name “Color” → “Colors”
*fixed missing icon issue with WearOS complication layout
*theme colors were not tinted correctly using the selective-apply screen on the watch (uniform + digit colors, when background selected)
~expanded the tips displayed on the complication edit screen in Wear Cloud Editor (on the phone)
*use burn-in protection icon in ambient mode for WearOS complication layout too
*fixed complication update, improved power use
*fixed emoji character related crash on pre Marshmallow devices
~changed the gauge options in selective theme apply screens on phone and watch
*fixed issue with complication settings being cleared when connecting to Wear Cloud Editor
*hide complication layout options for peek card
+added new video:
~ what’s new screen
~ what’s new screen in watch
+ complication edit screen in Wear Cloud Editor
~complication bubble icon in Wear Cloud Editor now reflects complication type / layout
*color type range complication bubbles did not use range colors when uniform ambient color mode was set to “not uniform”
*crashfix when gauge selected to show in ambient mode
2: (production)
*crash when updating complications using standard WearOS layout (no label!)
*icons for complications using standard WearOS layout were not redrawn after rebuilding bubble cloud

+option ring progress indicators in range-type watch face complications
+optional standard Wear OS complication layout
*crash when pressing secondary buttons in folder/smart home bubbles screen on watch if no secondary button press was configured
*did not enable bookmarks/contacts if first widget was restored from folder or orphan
*crash on Android 7 Wear OS watches when double tapping to reset color hue/saturation/brightness bars while applying 1-click themes
+show warning if custom layout is used with notification icons plugin (and the notification icons are set to be on the watch face)
*hide notification icons plugin warnings when settings card is folded
*update layout icon when custom layout is selected
*”fix” button did not work when notification bubbles were hidden on watch
+translations for new text
+reverse color progress indicator options (green→red)
~use color emojis instead of words to describe color change
+manage complication layout preference: remember and use last complication layout choice when new watch face complication is added
*crash while pressing the button on the watch
~changed Google+ icon to “web” (globe)
+highlight new (complication layout) option in Bubble Edit screen
~=clearing the color code in the color picker dialog is now equivalent to entering a “0” (=transparent black) [tip: Josh Steiner]
*complications colors when outside of the range
*1-click theme preview always showed the background image even if background color was selected
*1-click theme related parameters are now both backed up and restored
*phone/watch battery bubble at 100% text layout was broken in some languages (e.g. Portuguese)
+gauge-type watch face complication
+gauge pointer and scale options in Apply Theme screen on watch and selective 1-click theme apply screen on phone
+theme pack 8’s analog themes updated with 8 unique gauge styles
*Bubble Edit screen was not showing “progress indicator” control after adding a range-type complication
*When placing a non-range type complication after setting one to gauge-type, non-range complication appeared as gauge
+translations for new texts
*crash when executing shortcut assigned to long press of the button
*Smart Home control bubbles “Always” Petal Options caused the command not to work properly when the Test button was pressed (it worked in the watch though)
*Layout issues in complication Bubble Edit screen on watch immediately after adding a complication
+Select complication bubble progress indicator / layout in Wear Cloud Editor on phone
~changed color/reverse symbols to mali/ghana flags – looks better than the red-yellow-green hearts 😉
+different color gradient for color range and reverse color range complications in the Wear Cloud Editor list
*Corrected more layout problems for complication Bubble Edit screen on the watch (selective ambient)
*improved missing icon issue with WearOS complication layout
*use burn-in protection icon in ambient mode for WearOS complication layout too

*=rare crash while editing home screen widget/folder
*rare crash after giving complication permission to Bubble Cloud on the watch
*=workaround for removal of call_log permission (autopopulate contact clouds)
+=made petal options clearer to use (prompt to select number after contact action etc)
+=show hourglass after petal command has been issued (some of the actions may take some time to process)
+translations for new strings
*=added OK button for language dialog (same effect as BACK key)

+new expert option (on watch) hide status icons from ambient/inactive watch face (the active wf never has it)
*crash with second long press when Method “H” was enabled for Long press button
*crash when timer/app drawer is assigned to first press of the secondary button and no long press is enabled (I know…)
*sharedpref corruption related crash in shortcut settings in phone
*bubbleimageprovider made more robust (missing_image.png)
*clock tap/double tap shortcut could not be assigned if long press was not set
+new shortcut action for hardware buttons: “do nothing” (to disable them if they tend to get pressed accidentally)
~option name updated to “status indicators on watch face” (was “status icons on watch face” can be mistaken for unrelated Notification icons plugin)
+updated christmas theme pack teaser added

*empty folders opened vie button crashed when long press selected. No more crash.
*hungarian price reference update
*double long press invokes double secondary press function
*hide (disable📝) minutes color box when outline is enabled on the phone
*rare crash when pressing the secondary button on watch
*Wear Cloud Editor will switch to “filled bubbles” only in the cloud where the app bubble with the custom image is
~change every Google+ link to the new Bubble Clouds website (
+new website teaser in what’s new dialog for widgets
*remove center/corner item when clear clock defaults on phone
*=rare bubble animation crash on phone
*crash when clicking on notification icons video link
*crash when assigning certain complications to the peek card
*crash during startup on watch

*crash in WearOS page in phone app
+use equal sign to specify petal toggle display labels <0=off|1=on> you can even use emoji <1=🕯️|2=🏠|3=💡> tip: <+Rod Cowan>
*during auto-installation of notification icons plugin, the app should not show the notice “Move x bubbles away from the watch face” (it only has 4 by default)
~updated the years in the sentence “I have worked 4 years on the app” (was still saying 3)
*if phone is Lollipop or older treat notification icons as color icons (do not apply uniform color filter) – you can still override the color filter
*in Notification Bubble Color settings you have to override the “uniform color” for “override theme bubble” to take effect (app will no prevent to check them independently)
*Bubble Edit screen had wrong controls for toggle, lock, and clock bubbles
+unified “Assign shortcut” option in Bubble Edit screen to assign long press button, quick swipe panel (and 6 new custom shortcuts)
*show long button press assignment of Theater, Sunlight, Timer, Assistant correctly in the Bubble Edit screen too
-removed long press and 2nd long press control from settings on the watch
-removed quick swipe panel config from the settings screen on the watch
-removed tap, long tap, and 2xtap clock bubble options from expert settings on watch
-removed “assign to button” option from the expert settings on watch
+added “Shortcuts” button and new screen with all the shortcut customization
+added warning “OK Google” will not work when gesture detection is enabled on watch face
~clarified menu command “show hidden bubbles” (instead of show hidden apps)
~clarified message “triple tap screen to exit theater mode” (it used to say “Hold screen”) It’s actually triple tap, then a message instructs to hold.
+added long press clock bubble in app drawer mode. It will start voice search by default
+both long press and double/single tap clock bubble now configurable
+assign single and double press actions to extra hardware buttons
+designed new bubbles for button actions (button 2 and 3)
+new Shortcuts section on the phone
-“long press” options removed from Wear OS settings group on phone
-“quick swipe panel” and “double tap for voice search” options removed from Watchface settings group on phone
-“tap/longtap” option removed from App launcher settings group on phone
+new shortcut settings and 2nd long press configuration backed up and restored
*the first option used to say “default (voice search)” even for the 2nd long press of the hardware key in the settings on the phone
*trying to assign a 2nd button press on the phone gave the wrong Premium upgrade insentive
*trigger reload button assignments on watch
*prevent changing the 2nd button press unless the first press is set
*button settings were not correctly stored on the phone (only sent to watch)
+new switch (in Shortcuts section on watch): alternative long press remap for Wear OS “H” (API 28)
*layout corrections in Shortcut settings screens (both watch and phone) for Android Wear 1.x watches
*renamed new option to <Method “H”>
*”Assign to shortcut” command was not visible on Android Wear 1.x watches
+added translations for new options
*circumvented a crash in the timer
+added call to star SMS policy issue tracker
+clickable settings icon to open secondary button assignment on watch
*show button press toasts shorter
+select folder items using the secondary buttons, long press to activate (only if folder was opened via secondary button)
+select petals in smart home petal view using the secondary buttons, long press to activate
+settings, switch analog/digital, and flash light are added to the quick options for button press/clock bubble click (you don’t need to long press corresponding bubbles to assign)
+custom action icons refer to the custom icon (tasker/complication/folder/smart home/phone app/regular app)
*smart home control bubbles assigned to button did not work
+Added video to the secondary button settings section in the phone app
*fixed a crash in permission request screen on watch
*wrong flashlight icon in the Shortcut section in the phone
*fix for crash when button functions Settings, switch clock, flashlight

~date day also gets seconds color if defined in theme
+analog theme packs can set “nonclockmargin” for their digital variants
*improved phone / watch connection
+Wear Cloud Editor now indicates ongoing communication with the watch (sync icon shrinks and stays in the action bar for the duration of the data transfer)
+ready for Phone Notification Bubble plugin
*much improved app drawer refresh speed (less layout inflation) reduced power consumption
*eliminated the flashing when bubbles are tapped on the inactive watch face with the gesture detection enabled
*fixed long press inactive watch face to switch watch faces
*sometimes failed to bring up watch face picker when turning off Bubble Cloud
*sometimes the inactive watch face would be blank (did not draw when !visible)
*improved layout for Bubble Edit screen on watch
+notification bubble configuration dialog
*sometimes refreshed before sync completed
+extended notification-bubble edit screen on the watch
+teaser icons for the new theme (watch + phone)
+new warning icons for colors defined by uniform color settings elsewhere in the app (text warning is also shown including a “Fix” action)
+new options “override uniform colors” and “override theme bubbles” in the Status Bubble color config screen
+get description when the active/ambient symbols tapped
~number of recommended bubbles for analog themes 4→6
+”Notification bubbles” section in the Wear Settings app on the phone
+auto-configure notification watch face if “Notification Bubbles” theme/plugin/app is installed before Bubble Cloud on the watch
*status icons did not show in app-drawer mode, if count badges were enabled
~when applying themes, use seconds color as optional icon/overflow text color in notification bubbles (when overridden)
*ambient bubbles were also drawn after switching from watch-face mode to app-drawer mode (caused notification bubbles to fail)
*ongoing notification is removed when app is killed and restarted in the background
*notification bubbles caused bubble colors to get mixed up
*notification bubbles did not work well with custom layouts (make sure to have as many notification bubbles displayed as you want before starting to work on custom layout)
*notification icons did not update if their number did not change
+warning in Bubble Cloud phone app (and “fix” button) for missing notification access
+warning in Bubble Cloud phone app (and “unhide” button) if notification bubble is hidden
~updated video:
~added video to phone / wear What’s New sections
*What’s new video thumbnail error
*layout glitches
-removed the “Apply” button from the Notification Bubble dialog, sending settings in real time instead
*improved notification bubble color dialog layout
*crash in some languages
*clicking on the “Notification Bubbles” teaser images will also start the video
*ask users with OOM to email me (app keeps crashing for 2 people – multiple times a day! – I don’t know why, and they don’t contact me)
*crash in main app showing/hiding youtube button in notification card
*OOM crash update

*fix a rare crash when exiting the WearOS screen before the first 1-click themes are loaded
*fix a rare corrupted bubble image resource related crash in popup folders on the phone
*removed a few startforegroundservice commands, where caller is in the foreground already
*=prompt to update main app if Premium Key is too new (both on the phone and on the watch)
*=do not mix execute and executeOnExecutor(THREAD_POOL_EXECUTOR)
*clock bubble dial is not shown behind digital clock bubbles, unless it is set to a custom icon or image on the phone
-removed the reminder to clear theme when switching between analog and digital
~outline ambient font for “shlop”,”pumpkin12″,”skinny12″ and “lycanthrope” too
+moved helper routines into Premium Key 9.41 (beta) and Summary 1.10 to detect charger, wifi and ringmode changes (no longer possible in Oreo)
+at boot and when entering the main app: activate wifi/ringmode/power detection preOreo helper
+if no Helper and no Premium Key show hint at the bottom of the watch face settings card in expert mode
~=dim screen behind dialog boxes (edit bubble, warnings, upgrade reminders etc)
+show warning in Wear Cloud Editor when toggling selective ambient visibility while ambient mode is not set to selective ambient
*crash in 1-click theme selector / selective apply on the phone (if no background has been set before)
+more specific labels for “extra” pieces in theme apply screens (“center”, “corners”)
*rare crash in Wear Cloud Editor while editing Tasker bubbles
+”retry” button in phone app’s watch connection dialog
+it will also retry as soon as you open the dialog and auto-dismiss the dialog when connected
*app drawer opening complication did not always work on Android Oreo
+new analog/digital clock switcher bubble (Analog → Off-center digital → Full screen digital)
+keep track of separate margin settings for full screen analog clock layout and other layouts
*fixed a bug when restoring default font using the phone app
~select the last item (=”default font on black”) in “1-click theme” section on phone
→ clears theme (if Apply All set)
→ restores default font (if Apply All is not set)
*crash when selecting backgrounds which have their extra parameter renamed (in v9.42.1)
~clicking “Default” in the color picker for transparent background themes will set the theme’s default background color (had to press cancel for it earlier)
*adding more theme components after recoloring them on the watch did not include them unless you adjusted the colors again before pressing “OK”
*NoSuchMethodError in Intro on Android 1.x watches
*distorted contact bubbles on watches with chin (flat tire)
*shorten the “this theme works best with x bubbles or less” if user ever long pressed a bubble to edit
~you can now always sticky open apps without double-tap to sticky open being enabled
*new analog↔digital toggle bubble icon was broken on older phones (bad vector drawable)
+Clock Toggle Bubble now changes settings externally, when you return to a settings screen on the watch it will now reflect the updated values
+Also detect when settings are changed remotely from the phone
+instruct user how to enable “Phone” permission if “deny, don’t ask” was selected earlier
*=crash in contact selector screen while attempting to fetch contact icons
*ANR related to deadlock while Weather updating
*bug preventing background color pick in phone app
*keep hidden peek card hidden even if WearOS insists on refreshing it (new in Wear OS 2.17)
*=Widget bubble animation fixed

+Wear app phone component API26 update
*Improved phone/watch battery bubble update frequency/reliability
*fixed sending email from watch (it used to always lose authentication)
~email authentication request notification on phone
+new notification channel: “Troubleshoot problems” (errors: email authentication, weather/sunset location)
+new notification channel: “Wear contacts call” (hangup call from watch)
*fixed serious issue introduced in v9.38 relink mixing up contacts during resync
*improved weather bubble update reliability
*improved watch-phone connection reliability when opening settings app on the phone
*phone app was still updating weather/battery and other info when live info was disabled for app drawer mode
*reduced sunset/sunrise time update to 6 times a day (instead of every time the battery info was updated)
*=SmartHome HTTP command editor crashed if selection was made backwards (using a keyboard)
+visual feedback when email/text is submitted for sending
+icons in response toasts check mark / X when sending messages, making calls
*Oreo JobIntentService was way too slow for contact and smart home bubble actions (it could take 5 minutes for the phone to react, ridiculus):
*Restored regular background services even though short notification icons need to show if processing takes longer than 5 seconds, Android Oreo is just shit
*fixed an issue with gesture detection on the watch
*=force users to upgrade Premium key to v9.41
*bug: rotary crown brought up the dummy peek card in app drawer mode
~even if “Low brightness also dims ambient face” is enabled it no longer dims ambient brightness in the morning when brightness is set to auto
*enable Do-not-disturb permission watcher service on Oreo+
~improved bubble cloud background service notification icon
*enable package install detection on Oreo+ after user is referred to install / update Premium Key / Plugin / Theme pack from Google Play
*updated Play Store links: list DYNA Logix apps instead of searching for hashtag, specify package “” to avoid chooser
+themepack teasers always link to their Play Store pages (previously they linked to Play Store search)
*battery updater crashed on older phones
+unlock Premium via Key app on watch
~the version number at the bottom of the settings screen on the watch will have “+PRO” for unlocked premium features (was just “+”)
+plea for 5-star reviews in more languages (German, French, Dutch, Chinese)
*=wear/widget add contact screen showed “Scanning installed apps” over progress bar
*wear contacts cloud auto population scan only started after phone rebooted if you did not have any contact home screen widgets on the phone
*switched to “Carte coup d’œil” instead of “Carte Peek” in French
*tapping dummy peek card took user into settings not into the add/remove peek card dialog in Wear 1.x version
*Android Wear 1.x watches don’t get dummy peek card
*still wear contacts cloud auto population scan only started after phone rebooted if you did not have any contact home screen widgets on the phone
*removed debug logging entries 5:
*=contact list sometimes took a long time to load even though filtering was off
~=random automatic contact bubble colors for contacts with numbers in name which have no image
*new expert option: Clocks not synced (enable if you like your watch and phone be set to different times. Delayed commands will not timeout after 3 min)
*calls to appsender and stand-up refresh → foregroundservice
+do not show peek card for my own background task notification
~1-click themes are shown much quicker after opening the application
+smoothscroll to selected 1-click theme
+auto-apply 1-click theme if a single pack is installed when Bubble Cloud first started
*message to install companion app on phone did not show
+show theme notes the first time the favorites cloud is shown with the new theme
+new expert option “Unread dot on watch face” (off by default)
~Play Store link to Dyna Logix app-list, not “Page”
+added missing translations
*changed back the play store links (the Google recommended ones caused intent disambiguation picker to show up)
*fixed multiple Oreo related background crashes on watch and phone
*updated theme pack 0 icon could not be hidden on the phone
*fixed a relatively rare crash in WearDialService (while updating Wear Contact Cloud in the background on Oreo devices)

+new long press option: make sound + vibrate (to prevent rebooting watch when hardware button gets pressed)
*handle more graciously a toggle bubble related crash in Wear Cloud Editor
*don’t use uniform color on alarm/timer icons
*watch face was not updated after duplicating a color if preview was enabled
*no shadow applied when some digits need different shadow color in single row digital time (e.g. hours light, minutes dark)
*crash when trying to edit a complication bubble on an Android Wear 1.x watch (possible from restored data of a WearOS watch backup)
=*fixed folder icon creation on Android O and later
=*old folder icon was not correctly removed / disabled after you import the cloud into a different folder
=~updated contact scan to use JobScheduler on Android Oreo and later
=+Andoid Oreo: show mandatory notification while editing/measuring widgets (it can be hidden)
=~widget app now targets Android Oreo (Wear + Widget phone app update coming soon)
*crash after requesting permission to access complication data
*fallback for Toasts if overlays are disabled on watch (folders are still usable as watch face complications!)
*first release of v9.40 broke the icon/name of the complication/peek card edit screen, now fixed
~Peek card edit screen “Remove card” instead of “Delete”
=+Android Oreo: show mandatory notification when App-Cloud “Auto-populate” is enabled to capture app installs.
=+Explanation alert box and optional instructional video on how to minimize / hide mandatory notification
=+Use Premium Key app as pre-Oreo helper app to detect PACKAGE_ADDED (=app installs)
=+Offer to install free “Summary” pre-Oreo helper app to detect PACKAGE_ADDED (=app installs) – for those who updated via in-app-purchases
=+Translations for new messages
=~Show different explanation for persistent notification that is displayed when overlays are active

+outline font option in ambient mode
*themed tasker bubble graphical glitch
*workaround for rare Toast crash in Android API 25 (BadTokenException)
*rare crash in Wear Cloud Editor after deleting a bubble
*rare crash after editing bubble on watch
update 2:
*clock bubble settings layout glitch corrected
*outline adjustment wasn’t applied immediately
+auto apply outline font for these 8 themes: bangers, aristocratic12, mama, alien12, flubber, sancreek, teko, mouc12 (off by default for others)
*hide all ambient mode clock-controls in app-drawer mode (in settings on the watch)
+translation for “Outline font in ambient”
+digital time outline font option in clock bubble settings on the phone
+auto apply outline font from 1-click theme settings on the phone too
*overscroll to quick swipe panel glitch when non-paginated app drawer is on the right
~app drawer mode hints for the difference between top and bottom swipes
+new watch face options: override left swipe (Google Assistant), override right swipe (Google Fit) → they are off by default
=+Foreground service notification for FloatMeasureService, FloatWidgetEdit, AnimationService
*long press hw button to lock also dimmed the screen in app drawer mode (only theater mode should)
+extended “Open drawer” option in expert settings on the watch, added option to open app drawer via long press of the HW button or wf complication → these options
will set the handle to “0”
~when handle size set to “0” the app drawer side selector doesn’t hint at Google Fit/Assistant
+square option for bubble image crop (clock dial / wear bubble images)
*rare crash while frequently updating complication/peek card
*crash in smart home bubbles petal options on the watch

*crash when an app is assigned to the single long press of the HW button (not 2nd function) and the user long presses twice
*remove peek card option in Settings/Complications did not work
+new dummy peek card for new users: makes it easier to set up peek card
+in Wear Contacts “resync with watch” now also relinks moved contacts by name
+click contact picture to get back to contact cloud
+stop overscroll to quick swipe panel
~changed the wording “remove card” instead of just “delete”
~complication access permission request moved to just before selecting the complications
+handle removed complication access permission more gracefully (tap bubble/card to re-request permission)
+improved complication updates

*quick swipe panel icon renamed to “.png”
*close database before waiting in startBubble (widget/folder)
+optionally increased the size of the force-exit tab also (the larger sticky tab affects this too)
*show notification if data transfer from watch takes longer than 3 seconds

*icon “x” too large in some toasts (full_cancel vs. pref_off)
*show notification if data transfer to watch takes longer than 2.5 seconds (i.e. initial connection or icon pack applied)

*attempt to fix “RemoteServiceException” in Android code (not in my app): said to be an issue in Nougat/Oreo Broadcast system
*app drawer close direct call to hide overlay (instead of relying on Android Broadcasts)
*removed unnecessary bluetooth / wifi change listeners (also handled via BroadcastListeners)
*unregister battery listener on exit
+give more specific message when trying to move unallowed bubbles/LiveInfo into folders
*fixed appdrawer immediately closing issue
*animated bubble sometimes disappeared from the app drawer
*external background image provider trigger (worldcupflags) interference with gesturedetector
*embedded version maxSDK 24

*swipeLeft showed up on AW1.x devices if you toggled the “Priority for Active Cloud” option
*hidden apps did not show on Wear 1.x (they should be semitransparent)
+sub-version number displayed on watch
+=contact clouds will attempt to relink missing contacts (when opened in bubble)
*fix a reported data corruption (wP.clock)
+same long press trick for the settings on the phone (long press image icon to set color behind background image)
*phone color picker will not store same color in color history

*much improved watch face performance (reduced background service overhead)
*watch screen was not kept on while working in Wear Cloud Editor on the phone
*flashlight and contact screens did not stay on long enough
*when swiping away card in Wear Cloud Editor the card did not exit smoothly
*clock hands did not appear or seconds hand got stuck on watch after entering / returning to Wear Cloud Editor
*bug fixed: Wear Cloud Editor youtube/live info icon was sometimes white in list
*Wear Cloud Editor app icon spacing fixed in header (adaptive icon side effect)
+While working in Wear Cloud Editor watch will now show the folder when editing a bubble which is in that folder
(earlier the folder was only shown when editing the folder bubble)
+=copy settings on clipboard also before sending email and show instructions to email manually and pasting the settings
*=warning for Mini Desktop Launcher – it does not allow widgets
*=Edit folder bubble dialog header icon

~reduced reuse color tips (by much)
~reduced the size of Toasts boxes
*used to crashed when using volume control while do-not-disturb mode is turned on → give warning instead of crash
*toggle bubbles switched back to inactive mode when wrist-gestures were enabled
*theater mode entry toasts were shown behind “veil”
*some Oreo toast layouts were messed up
*new toggle bubbles should not be animated even if animation is enabled
*some Toast messages lost their icons on pre-Oreo devices
*could not edit bubbles in folders if the app drawer was disabled
*eliminated some of the “double folders” (when you exit a folder to get into the same folder)
*when swiping away card in preview watchface the card did not exit smoothly

+new: long press palette icons to reuse last set color (this lets you set multiple items to the exact same color on the watch!)
+show a tip-toast about long pressing the palette icon, when you set an item to almost the same color as the last item
+added vibration when long press center icon to move to bottom of Bubble Edit screen on watch (Play store + App Info links)
*Toasts are back on Oreo devices, and they look even nicer (new images in most)
*Fixed bug that caused ambient circles to appear/disappear after opening folders
*Fixed bug which caused color dialogs to exit Bubble Edit screen if Gesture detection was enabled
*Fixed interference between swipe override and gesture detection
*Reduced flickering when opening various dialogs
*Hide expert setting “Override swipe to change face” on the watch when “Priority for Active cloud” is disabled
*Scroll to watch face after initialization

+=option to create bookmark bubbles in other widgets (ability to select target in the “Add bookmark” screen)
*=corrected alert layout problems on smaller screen phones (some dialog buttons were not visible)
+long press the palette or image icons under favorite/archive settings on the watch to change the background color without turning off the image background
(great for setting background color behind partially transparent background textures)

*improved reliability for complications (background, peek card disappeared after app update until one switched to a different watch face and back)
*invert rotary crown scroll direction if app drawer is set to be on the right
*opening Wear Cloud Editor on the phone will turn on app drawer even if it was turned off earlier (used to be blank screen)
*start services in the foreground on Oreo

*9335 java.lang.NullPointerException dyna.logix.bookmarkbubbles.WearAppListActivity.getListPosition (2168→2222)
+rotary crown scrolls app-drawer horizontally (in watch face mode: expert option “Wrist/crown gestures” needs to be enabled)

~Gesture detection is now enabled by default (if bubble animation is off)
+Added gesture detection option to the (expert / watch face) settings on the phone
*Active mode priority option (in settings on the phone) was not updated from the watch correctly
*hide disconnected icon in phone app if watch was never connected
*hide disconnected toast in emulator
+translations for Wrist Gesture strings

+new option: wrist gestures to show/hide peek card
*workaround for WearOS bug where watch face is not notified to hide on wrist gesture notification access
*improved transition between bubble cloud screens (avoid occasional watch face flicker)
*do not tint Google Voice Search bubble
*charging sound inhibition issues fixed
*WearOS app component updated to API 26
*No more white circle at the bottom of the ambient watchface (notification indicator)
*App drawer was not started on Oreo after reboot

*crash while invoking Wear Cloud Editor
*=crash in the Widgets + Folders screen
*=show alternative icons from icon packs
*=exclude single letters from auto-generated icon pack search filter (wear)
*improved bulk apply icon pack command in Wear Cloud Editor to retain alternative icons
~=in the Hungarian translation 2 video links changed to their Hungarian versions
*workaround for missing wear cloud editor and wear contact menu items (in main app)
~updated clock layout of 13 bubbles and more: bubbles appear in 2 concentric circles *date bubble will now show the name of the day in the language of the watch
+=adaptive launcher icon on Android P devices
*crash when opening expert settings in app drawer mode
*crash while selecting themes in 1-click theme section on phone
*improved app drawer heading layout

*bug: wear cloud editor kept resetting non-hollow bubbles
*=crash in folderdialog
*clock smart auto layout: bigger bubbles when 5 on watch face
+new option to increase sticky clock size
~=discourages users from turning on the launcher compatibility mode unless they already placed a widget or have thoroughly read the intro screens

+=WhatsApp petal option + default contact action
+=password authentication for SmartHome (HTTP command) bubbles in the format http://user:pass@domain:port/folder/doc
*=hide password if no name specified for SmartHome bubble and beginning of url is shown in petal screen
~Round Digital layout updated for square displays (less curved bubble arrangement for better screen use)
*fixed a crash in Wear Cloud Editor drag’n’drop layout designer
*fixed a crash involving malformed smart home bubble HTTP command
*sticky open complications
*don’t allow Tasker plugin to hide the Tasker bubble (caused problems), create a “trash” folder instead and move unneeded Tasker bubbles there
*fixed a crash while unregistering bluetooth/wifi listeners
*intro crashed on old devices

+new smart auto layout “Digital Round” – better bubble arrangement for digital watch face on round watches
(0-12 bubbles, adjust “size variance”/”info location” to choose how are bubbles split above/below time)
+show reminder on watch to adjust “Size variance” to adjust Smart Auto Layout variants for some layouts (such as the new Digital Round)
+=on|off will now be green|red even if there are other options (i.e. <on|off|dim>) but only if there is just a single toggle field in SmartHome bubble
+default theme clock font size slightly larger for “Digital Round” layout

+new Watch-Wifi-Bubble: toggle wifi on watch on/off
+new Watch-Bluetooth-Bubble: toggle bluetooth on watch on/off
+new Phone-Bluetooth-Bubble: toggle bluetooth on phone on/off
+new Silence-Watch-Bubble: toggles all sound on watch mute / unmute (media+alarm+ring)
+long press volume icon (in quick swipe panel) to mute/unmute all sounds (ic_mute)
+add vibration to volume/brightness icon touches
*theme pack bubbles are now removed from widgets on uninstall
*theme pack bubbles are now added to autopopulated widgets on install
*peek card text filter case sensitivity bug fixed and leading/trailing spaces disregarded
~updated wifi, ringmode, flashlight, timer bubble images
~changed default wifi bubble color to purple, new bluetooth bubbles are blue

*crash at startup when vibration is not available on watch (Fossil Q random issue)
+option “priority for active cloud” is brought to the watch (under Expert settings)

~bubble animation is off by default both in watchface mode and app drawer mode
~change default bubble color for Play Store on watch
*always turn off ambient dimming at sunrise

*=simplified build variant selection
*=fixed bubble animation / petal options on Samsung devices with non-standard home screen grid settings
*=improved re-measurement initial marker positions
*=added safety measures for measure tool to keep markers inside visible screen

~=updated bookmark bubble save button (updated images, NEW: animated arrow!)
~=include bubble cloud symbol in the add bookmark bubble share icon (different for 2-in-1 and widgets-only)
*=workaround if app cannot get contact groups
+=translations for new text
*=bookmark bubble video was not added correctly in v9.24 🙂
*=handle bookmark bubble border size and transparency separate from other bubbles (reduced default bookmark bubble border size)
~=clicking an empty bookmark bubble cloud the first time will play the bookmark tutorial video first
+=new youtube icon added to “Add bookmark bubble” screen to show bookmark bubble tutorial video
-=deleted some unused resources
*=updated images and colors in the “how to” section of the widget settings

*=keep javascript enabled when creating Bookmark Bubble thumbnail
+=show Bookmark Bubble Cloud (popup-folder) after adding/updating bookmark bubble (unless add/refresh button is long pressed)
+=improved robustness of bookmark bubble thumbnail generator
+=added new bookmark bubble video to the widget intro screen

*job scheduling bug for auto-brightness control (caused a high number of jobs scheduled 3 times a day, otherwise did not have any battery impact)
+=much improved “add bookmark bubble” functionality:
standard bubble image crop,
adjustable/default border,
high quality images

*crash when setting external background provider using the favorite cloud settings screen on the watch
*app is now much less aggressive to obtain “draw over other apps” permission
*app will now show watch face picker if you exit permission prompt without giving “draw over other apps”
*contact bubbles stopped working

+haptic feedback for petal options on the watch
+=click sound for petal options on the phone
+=click sound in folders on the phone
*peek card related crash
*avoid redrawing the folder when returning form a smarthome bubble petal screen

+Smart Home toggle options now also show on the watch
+=option in SmartHome bubble edit screen on the watch: show options always/never/follow global setting
+expert option on the watch: show toggle options for SmartHome bubbles
+=”Pro” feature: SmartHome bubble edit screen: long press checkbox to insert | between [ ] and more [ | ] fields
~=if there is selected text, insert toggle field will add selection as the first toggle option (and place cursor where the second option goes) → [selected|]
~=updated the default Smart Home bubble image
*=some special Smart Home toggle options could crash the phone app
*=fixed some crashes in folders on phone missing bubble images
*fixed navigation between App Drawer → Folder → SmartHome bubble → Bubble Edit screen (“back” behaviour: should keep you in the folder / drawer page)
*=a bug caused HomeControl bubbles to lock up (solved using intentservice instead of asynctask)
+=translations for new features
+add what’s new video on folder options and SmartHome bubbles
~petal screen on watch background default (dkgray) → black

+added video to contact cloud action controls (main settings app→contact card, contact cloud config→Bubble Action card)
*app crashed for contacts without any email address
*contact bubbles prevented from growing too big to show petals
*widget measure help screen styling fixed
*click anywhere on the widget measure help screen to dismiss it
+added help button to widget measure screen
~updated the voice search icon with new Google Assistant icon

*theme bubble image was not sent to watch after watch reset (only when restoring a backup)
+button immediately takes you to search&replace if you have a selection in the SmartHome bubble edit screen
*theme pack launcher icon hiding bug fixed
*clarified “data corruption” message in Wear Cloud Editor
*wrong cloud dimensions were used for animation in portrait orientation when launcher rotation was enabled
+option to show toggle fields when activating smart home bubble → choose which alternative(s) to send:
+phone default option in widget settings
+cloud default option under Expert settings in Cloud configuration
+option for each bubble to always or never show options, regardless of the cloud / global defaults
+new animated widget measurement help screen (with option never to show again)
+user is prompted to measure the widget when bubble is clicked and widget does not have valid measurements
+option to show actions around contact bubbles: call/text/email → select number/address

+=search and replace in all SmartHome HTTP commands
+added a few more default icon mapping to wear cloud editor’s apply icon pack command
+=translations for the new options
*more accurate battery update in watch face mode
+=help button in Reuse HTTP command screen → video on search and replace
-=Polish translation (removed app from Poland because of app’s extremely negative reception) 🙁

*hide flashlight and contact bubbles from standard app list on watch
*Edit Bubble screen on the watch shows themed toggle bubbles correctly
+Theater mode and sunlight mode bubbles (can be assigned to Quick Swipe Panels, hidden by default, alternative theater mode exit enabled if bubble is used)
*restored the ability to assign live info to system bubbles (alarm / timer)
*improved multi-line digital time and date bubble layouts

+=folders no longer close when you tap to open a bubble in them. Mark option “Close folder on bubble tap” to restore previous behaviour
(Tasker/Smarthome bubbles never close folder)
+option to hide peek card when notification gets read
+=translations for new widget options

*=some expert cloud parameters were not cleared by the “Restore Defaults” button in the Cloud Configuration screen
+=adjust margin for home screen widgets (default=0) and folders (default=bubble spacing)
+=rounded corners for folders
+=long press ⊕ in folder’s caption to adjust margin and corners in place
~=imageview instead of imagebutton for bubbles in widget (slightly less overhead)
~=reordered expert widget settings in a slightly more logical order

*do-not-disturb permission request on pre Marshmallow devices caused crash
*crash attempting to open do-not-disturb settings on some LG and old Samsung phones

~quick swipe panel is disabled by default (except for Wear 2.0 users who had 9.11 installed)
*=option to dim home screen behind pop-up folders (enabled for transparent and light folders by default)
*crash in 1-click themes
*intro slider had an empty slot on pre-oreo watches

*crash in the settings on the watch (related to new feature marker)

*changing the quick swipe panel on the phone did not have an immediate effect on the watch
~improved the way quick swipe to open app is configured (will not forget selected app when you temporarily switch to swipe to search)
*quick swipe action should not fire in cloud edit mode
+rating button in What’s new (on watch) gets a “New” marker until used
*few settings were not sent to the watch after being restored from backup

~improved layout of intro slider (on watch)
+intro slider on Oreo+ watches → start video on how to remove permanent “Displaying over other apps” notification
~permission screen also updated on watch to show Oreo Overlay information on top and also link to the new youtube video
+usability: prompt if no theme elements are marked for selective apply on the phone (you could think it did not work, if you blindly just press apply)
+add quick swipe panel controls in phone app (under Watch face)
*unknown quick swipe panel setting state
+quick swipe panel setting included in backup

+added new video about quick swipe panel to phone / video
+new features are now marked {!} in the settings (until the first use)
+you can now remove the peek card using the same menu command as you add it (based on user feedback)
~you can add a peek card if you already have a complication bubble added in free version (but not the other way around)

+new option for watch face: Quick swipe panel (swipe in opposite direction to the app drawer to set volume and start Google Assistant or any other app)
+assign any bubble (App/Folder/Tasker task/SmartHome bubble/Phone app) to the Quick Swipe Panel (long press bubble and find “Assign to Quick Swipe” below)
*bottom of Bubble Edit Screen on watch got cut off on some watches
*overriding long press also disabled other ways to open voice search
~moved “Haptic feedback / vibration” toggle to Expert settings on the watch
*crash related to sunrise / sunset (peference type mismatch)
*fixed date bubble animation layout

+expert “vibrate on new card option” (available in watch face mode, can be set in the phone app) now honors do-not-disturb mode (on the watch)
*crash in Wear Cloud Editor when clicking the autolock icon
*crash in Wear Cloud Editor after tapping assign Live Info (+i)
*crash while applying a theme on the watch
*crash on watch if sending custom icons times out

+translations for “Request all permissions upfront now”
*unnecessary sending of custom bubble icons when using Wear Cloud Editor on the phone
*more graceful handling of missing icons on the watch
+added World Cup background provider video to both phone and watch apps

+new initial option: grant every permission all at once (so you are not going to be bothered by permission requests later in the Wear app)
+ringmode bubble shown/hidden automatically when permission is given or denied
*background image provider does not count toward free complication limit
*keep background image provider id
+link to Play Store on watch to get World Cup backgrounds
*show icon place holder instead of crashing (crash reported by Jörg Irran – thank you!)

*crash in Wear Cloud Editor
~updated every “Android Wear” reference to “Wear OS”

*fixed crash if the user exited the app before the watch connected (and you haven’t given location permission to the app)
+starting with Android Marshmallow, apps need to get permission to control Do-not-disturb mode on the phone. Prompt for permission in Wear Cloud Editor, or when bubble is first used
+added translations for removed wifi tethering function 🙁

*=crash when opening homescreen cloud config screen
*crash in layout designer (missing icon)
+added alternative unlock method for dimmed theater mode in case button long press does not work: short tap then hold screen within 3 seconds
+expert option to disable long press screen to unlock theater mode (useful if you are willing to disable or downgrade the Google Assistant)

*peek card appeared as complication when “Show hidden apps” was enabled
+weather updater now uses JobDispatcher on the phone (old network watcher no longer works)
*eliminated a concurrency sometimes causing background services to fail to communicate with watch
-disabled wifi tethering toggle for Android O and later 🙁

~Theme Pack #0 is the 1st if not installed, and always 2nd (or 1st if selected) if installed in the list of themes on the watch
*resolved long standing connectivity problems between phone and watch
+=show toast if action is blocked by denied permission / open app info to help set permissions
*request location permission for weather / sunset / sunrise
+show notification if location permission is denied or location is disabled and weather / sunset / sunrise bubbles cannot be updated
+request necessary permissions after restoring a backup with location or contact bubbles
~=API update: runtime permissions
*contact widget crash if permission denied
*spelling mistake when requesting permissions after restoring wear backup
*=contact access problem

+added new video on recoloring watch face themes (what’s new: phone + watch, and selective apply screens)
*bubble remove hint was showing up when watch face had fewer bubbles (hidden / folder bubbles were also counted)
*date/complication bubble layout issue if no digital clock bubble
*improved archive preview in color tinting dialog on the phone: doubled the width and transparent areas now show the favorite background color (not the archive color!)
*crash during bubble animation on watch
*crash in settings on the watch while requesting permission to handle watch face complications
*rare folder crash on watch
~rename theme component “center” → “extra” (since it may also control corner images)
~updated look for the 1-click theme show case
+added Sampler Theme recommendation to intro screens

+added free weekly sampler theme “pack” #0 (each week get a different paid theme for free)
+new option: use theme font in peek card (only available for newer theme packs)
~use peek card text as title if text is short and notification has no title
~peek card text centered if no icon
*bug fixed: background color was not previewed/applied if it was picked after adjusting theme background image color
~”Coming in May 2018″ notice when user clicks on theme pack #10
*crash on the watch while opening folders in app drawer mode
*crash on phone when both Widget-Only and 2-in-1 apps are installed
*crash in Wear Cloud Editor while trying to change bubble weight (size)
*crash in phone app when watch model is a number
*double taps misbehaved if you adjusted the time

+recolor theme elements on the watch
+recoloring the background will also affect the digital time colors (on the watch: text-color luminance is only adjusted if “font” is also marked)
*rare crash after double tapping a bubble on the watch
*fixed a bug causing automatic ambient dimming activate itself during the day
+added theme pack 10 links to the main app
~improved archive background image tiling on different watch screen resolutions
~rearranged expert menu on watch
~improved expert menu layout (more text shown)

+new expert option: charger connection / disconnection sounds (below 100%)
*battery live info bubble will show “Full” (instead of “100”) for themes with complete font character sets (Packs 8 and newer)
*Find my phone screen rotation remove
*rare crash on Android Wear 1.5 after long pressing bubbles weighting over 19

*=Updated Play Store category scraping (for the updated Play Store website layout)
*=Contact widget “call” option did not work in widget only app (resulted in SMS) – IMPORTANT: new “CALL” permission is necessary
*=bookmark bubble cloud crash if there is no default browser installed on phone
*=expert/basic switch in phone app

*fixed serious layout issue with date live info bubble (when using the default font)
*date live info always used theme font, regardless of the “Use font in all bubbles” setting

+you can now change the color tint of the favorite+archive background images too (the same way the clock hands and dials are tinted)
+wear cloud editor now shows legends when you tap on a bubble-type marker (on the right)

+added Theme Pack #9 to theme selectors on phone and watch
+close drawer for Tasker/PhoneApp/HTTP bubbles in folders <+Matej Drobnič>
+expert option: full clock on charger (enables “full clock only” when watch is on charger)
*custom folder bubbles were not displayed correctly in Wear Cloud Editor
*progress type complication bubbles did not follow uniform bubble color
*improved date live info bubble layout when using custom fonts + use custom font in day’s name if possible
*fixed rare crash when using undo in layout designer
*fixed overdraw problem on Android Wear 1.5 in custom layout / digital time
*fixed a crash in the Tasker plugin configuration screen affecting 1 user
*fixed initial complication font size issue

*fixed a rare crash in Wear Cloud Editor (when closing bubble edit dialog)

*attempt to fix blank peek card issue (explicitely update complication in updateCardComplication using data directly from call)
*crash at startup on Moto 360 Sport

+new option to crop archive background image (you could only crop the favorites image earlier) You can choose to skip cropping and set a smaller tile to repeat
*fixed a crash when trying to set live info in Wear Cloud Editor
*fixed a peek card / long text type complication update related crash on the watch
*1-click theme previews shown as squares for square watches
*Wear Cloud Editor crashed on Android 4.3
*improved speed / reliability of connection between phone and watch
*peek card related crash on the watch

*removed label “No card if text contains” I accidentally left it in the Bubble Edit screen
~peek card appears 20% quicker
*fixed an issue when sometimes the peek card appeared blank (it fixed itself if you swiped down and up again)
+added translations for new options
+show instructions on how to edit bubbles the first times a bubble with Live Info is tapped (in response to critical reviews by new users not understanding Live Info)
~made card text slightly bigger but thinner in ambient mode (better for oled burn in prevention)
*8881: attempt to wake watch if screen is off when entering Wear Cloud Editor
*8882: crash when toggling expert switch
*8882: crash on API 23 Android Wear devices when Bubble Edit tries to display bubble size

+added “peek card video” to “What’s new” screens on phone and watch
*veil mode also for watches with light sensor <Jörg Irran>
*=expert/basic switch in phone app
+show message to long press auto brightness
+show message to use “;” to separate
*full screen clock setting on watch needs exit settings to apply
*changed stand up icon
*solved initial scroll state problem with multiple choice controls on watch

+peek card for long text watch face complications
*fixed a rare crash in the Wear Cloud Editor while selecting custom bubble images (Edit bubble / import image)
+Expanded (+) menu item on watch to add complication-bubbles, a peek card, background image provider, or folder (remove card, remove background)
+delayed the Wear Cloud Editor vibration on the watch by 1 second (to prevent Ticwatch vibration issue)
*fixed a crash in Wear Cloud Editor / Layout Designer
*floating action buttons appeared while using Layout Designer in Wear Cloud Editor

*crash in Wear Cloud Editor when the layout designer is open
*=Contact widget “call” option did not work in widget only app (resulted in SMS)
+runtime permissions (read contacts, make calls, send sms, read call log)
*folder related crash on the watch
*when bubble moved into newly created folder, the folder will appear where the bubble used to be

*very rare crash when a notification appears during watch face init
~updated old youtube videos for “App launcher” group and watch face complication bubbles
~updated greeting text for first time installers
*fix Assign LiveInfo dialog layout in Wear Cloud Editor

*workaround for a rare wifi bubble related bug
*=bookmark bubble cloud crash if there is no default browser installed on phone
+show “full clock only” in the cloud list if this mode is enabled in the Watchface settings card <+Elaine Burks>
+range type complication outline stroke color
+new “Delete” button in Bubble Edit screen on watch to make deleting complications and folders easier
+new option “Text color” to adjust text color bias (lowest bubble color luminance for black instead of white) in live info and complication bubbles
+show hint on how to delete folders in the Bubble Edit screen on the watch

*fix 2 separate, but rare crashes in Wear Cloud Editor
*control “Circle:Ambient” in selective ambient mode regardless of the active mode bubble settings <+Bruce Wagner>
*more logical control of the availability of the circle:ambient setting (it’s only shown when it has effect)
*tweaked the text color in info bubbles (it will turn black even in less light bubbles)

*prevent double tapping bubbles in Wear Cloud Editor (caused crash for folders)
*fixed a premature complication update related crash on the watch
*fixed layout of 2nd page of intro slider on watch (folder clouds)
*rare crash on watch after editing a bubble
*improved handling of range type complications in Wear Cloud Editor
*spacing/margin was not updated in folder preview when adjusted using the controls on the watch
*aesthetic: label limited to 3 lines in Wear Cloud Editor

*crash in wear cloud editor / layout designer
*crash on watch when opening apps
*complication bubble edit screen always said “missing”
*range type complications change their colors with content: user cannot set color for them
Widget update:
+=add option not to delete bubbles from frozen clouds for uninstalled apps
*=fix crash when changing the size (i.e. shape) of empty home screen widget folders
*=app now handles Android Oreo adaptive icons correctly
+=home screen folder name can now be changed in folder bubble edit dialog
~=pressing the (+) button in folder bubble edit dialog takes you to the folder cloud’s config screen (not the cloud which contains the folder)

*clock bubble weight over 9
*toggle bubbles not updated in folders
*bubble moved from fodler to archive, archive not refreshed
*crash in WearAppListActivity 1544 (postitionToUpdate out of range)
*bubble weight adjustment issues in Wear Cloud Editor
*unthemed world clock bubbles way too dark

+the menu setting “haptic feedback” in Wear Cloud Editor now also controls the new vibration on the watch when entering “Cloud Edit mode”
~return from folder and bubble edit screen to the same place in the app drawer / folder (it does not slide back to favorites)
+added translations for new strings

*Layout Designer icons: complications, HTTP bubbles, folders, phone apps
~restored Wear Cloud Edit idle time from 10 to 3 minutes: auto exit cloud edit mode after 3 minutes, but restarted after every update!
~”Freeze bubble sizes” → “Lock bubble weights/positions”
+added new “What’s new video” (to both phone and watch apps)
+added new youtube icon to Wear Folder edit dialog on phone:

+Types of bubbles (regular apps/folders/http/phone apps/complications/tasker) are grouped together in Wear Cloud Editor when sorted alphabetically
*bug: wear folder bubble edit controls in Bubble Editor instead of widget folder controls
*bug: folder bubble weight was reset to 1 every time you edited its bubble
+watch will vibrate when entering wear cloud editor / folder to remind you the preview is shown there
*wear cloud editor triggered the preview on the watch only for the first edited folder (still not perfect but better, needs more work)
+exit Cloud Edit mode as soon as the Bubble Cloud app is opened on phone
+updated message on watch to suggest ways to exit Cloud Edit modes (worse case if Android Wear connectivity problem locks user out)
*much improved “Apply icon pack” in Wear Cloud Editor to circumvent faulty “iconupon” bug in certain icon packs
+when applying wear icon pack, the lightest back will show up as default (it used to be random). The lightest is usually the best for theming.
*improved appearance of themed weather live info bubbles
*improved text visibility on icon pack themed live bubbles

~if “bubble animation” option is turned off there is no slide animation when entering showing folder from main clouds
*removed title bar from Wear Contact cloud and flashlight screen
*=fix crash when changing the size (i.e. shape) of empty home screen widget folders
*bubble with date live info is not allowed to be moved into folders
*bubble with step count live info is not allowed to be moved into folders
*Android Wear 1.x cannot edit folder name
*folder bubble size overflow issue when “freeze bubble sizes” is off
*improved archive column layout with full screen clock (when favorite bubbles are added to the archive)

+BIG: new folder bubbles on watch (they open in new screen)
~bubble weights are no longer negative for archive (I separated bubble weights from cloud location)
+folder complications for other watch faces
Wear Cloud Editor on phone:
*you can select the menu item before connection is established: it will open as soon as the connection is established to watch
+create new folders using the new FAB
+select cloud from pop up (long press cloud marker to assign multiple bubbles to same cloud without popup)
+create new folders from cloud selector popup
Bubble Edit Screen on watch:
*comes up quicker on watch
~improved layout and more logical way to select cloud (favorites/archive/hidden/folder)
+create folders and move bubbles into them
*=app now handles Android Oreo adaptive icons correctly
~changed icon for Bubble Cloud Settings on the watch (hopefully making it less confusing to first time users)
*Timer did not show if assigned to hardware button in watch face mode <+Mr.Lordi96>
~Full screen clock → “Full clock only” (it wasn’t clear that this option only shows the clock and no other bubbles) <+Adam Varney>
*quicker app drawer opening
*special bubbles (tasker/phone-app/smart home control/complication/folder) stay in one group even if app drawer is sorted alphabetically
*color bubbles around icons were not shown in wear cloud editor (since forever!)
*stringset modification issue, which affected many parts of the app (+ static blank)
*fixed some strange bubble image edit behaviours
+watch face complications are now marked with a (+) icon in the wear cloud editor
+back button in Wear Cloud Editor turns off layoud editor and filters if they were on (otherwise exits as normal)
*changing size for multiple selected bubbles crashed
*grid bubble layout alphabetical sorting issue fixed
*watch face complication font issues
*improved the look of themed complication bubbles in Wear Cloud Editor on phone
*fixed glitches when restoring wear backup
~ Tasker plugin cloud/weight setting updated
+ Tasker bubble smarter cloud update on watch
+added a page to the intro slider on the watch “Let’s talk”
Home screen widgets:
+=home screen folder name can now be changed in folder bubble edit dialog
~=pressing the (+) button in folder bubble edit dialog takes you to the folder cloud’s config screen (not the cloud which contains the folder)
Hidden tricks:
+long press folder bubble in bubble edit screen on watch to quickly get to folder layouts, colors
+long press cloud marker in wear cloud editor to move bubble into the same cloud as the previously moved bubble (or newly created folder)
+tap top icon in cloud layout configuration screen on watch to go back to previous screen (folder bubble editor or main settings)
+enable auto-sticky mode for folder to keep it on screen (bring it to the foreground when the screen wakes)
+if you assign an icon from icon pack to watch folder, applying a new icon pack will assign the same icon from the new pack

*crash when deleting non-existent bubble from widget (timing issue📝)
*show which toggle alternative was sent in HTTP command

*=Workaround for Android permission bug when calling Tasker if it was installed after Bubble Clouds (Tasker permission is created prematurely)
*Crash in Forced-timeout on Oreo devices
*Rare crash while fetching location for sunset/sunrise
*Rare crash when opening Favorite/Archive configuration screen on watch
*Rare crash when opening Settings on watch
*HTTP Link bubbles did not work in embedded version of Android Wear component
*Jobscheduler called before oncreate (persistant jobs after reboot📝)
+video link on watch will now open the youtube play list, starting with the newest video

+What’s new menu item on watch <8711>
+Search Google+ from watch <8712>
*=remove duplicates in HTTP command history
~=list HTTP command history items showing a segment around the toggle field
~=singleChoice dialogs lose the radio button
+=HTTP command history gets an IFTTT maker event template
+=”Move” button for HTTP Bubble Edit dialogs
*sync button in Wear Cloud Editor did nothing after cancelling bubble edit screen
*not being able to add phone apps and HTTP bubbles to wear cloud sometimes after cancelling bubble edit screen
*=dragging folder near the bottom edge caused it snap to the bottom
+=Youtube button in HTTP Bubble Edit dialogs
+=New What’s new video

+=Bubble folders can now be dragged around the screen by the caption bar (double tap background to toggle caption bar)
+=Tap corner of the folder to select from 3 size variations
~=FAB should fly the other way if add card is too far off the screen
~=Lightbulb default icon for SmartHome control bubbles

+=http command bubbles on phone
+=”toggle field” in HTTP command e.g. <on|off> → http command will render cycling through the listed alternatives
~=new HTTP bubbles get random background color (like Tasker bubbles)
~=default HTTP bubble image changed to “eye” (just to make them different from Tasker bubbles)
*=http command address field acted strange when you typed into it
*=improved HTTP command history listing

*unread / total notification count LiveInfo bubbles were interchanged on the watch <+An Vuong>
*switched to using jobscheduler on the watch (less precise but recommended / required by new Android) → increased sampling frequency
*battery charged alarm did not go off if there was not watch-battery bubble on the watch <+Hilary Adams>
~moved Tasker FAB to top in Wear Cloud Editor (this way it can be hidden if Tasker is not installed)
~new HTTP bubble symbol → light bulb
~seconds hand is automatically turned on the first time you select an analog theme which includes a seconds hand <+Anthony Padgett>
*reduced complication text size to fit bubbles better <+Anthony Padgett>
*custom icons got mixed up when editing bubble in Wear Cloud Editor (bug presented itself after Icon pack was applied)
*contact picker had duplicate items if multiple groups were selected
+NEW: add/remove/edit contacts from Wear Contact Cloud using the phone (long press bubbles to edit!)
*wear contact cloud did not always sync to watch → now pressing the update/sync button will sync + show the contact cloud on the watch
~keep contact screen on for twice as long (was 20 seconds, now 40)
+=FABs in cloud configuration screens: new way to add folders, tasker bubbles and later HTTP command bubbles
~=Default group in icon picker shows all apps on phone. The ones already in the cloud are marked
~=Tap icons in icon picker to toggle them (add + remove!)
-=removed option “Edit after add” (you can now double tap on icons to edit their bubbles)
+=double tap icons in icon picker to edit their bubbles
~=add all button moved next to the category dropdown, and it is hidden until low enough number of bubbles are shown to be added together
*2 crashes corrected in Wear Cloud Editor
*crash when app needs to be updated but Play Store is not available on phone
*crash in Wear Cloud Editor related to World Clock bubbles in custom layouts

+new watch face complications for other watch-faces to open app drawer (quicker than General→Shortcut, and there are two icon styles) (+MkDir)
*fixed undefined state when switching app drawer side
*increased maximum handle size by 66% (+Amy Baylor)
*further improved synchronization of live info bubble updates to reduce battery use (window delay/3)
~=folder icons (+Samuel Nogradi)
*=measure tool when started landscape (+Matyas Balogh)
*=measure dialog in cloud config screen (+Matyas Balogh)
Wear Stand Up Alert 2.26:
*changed default complication symbol color: from black to white (+Martin Wolff)

*crash when trying to open a saved blank http command bubble
*crashes when tapping list items in Wear Cloud Editor while they are being loaded
~turns out the Android 8.0 message “displaying over other apps” is not translated to languages, the removal instructions should show it in English too
~reduce battery update frequency in app drawer mode (new Android is picky about wakeups, not caring watch wakes up 60 times an hour anyways…)
*lots of under the hood optimization and code cleanup
*crash on Wear24 (non-standard verizon voice assistant configuration)
+note for Wear24 users: button remapping might have been blocked by Verizon
*crash when starting the wear cloud editor from the smart auto layouts dialog
*rare crash when setting color of a component on the watch
*crash in wear cloud editor while updating the settings on the watch

+=search field in “email developer” window to search Google+ posts for keywords
*show notification for complication bubbles in app-drawer-mode: they only work when Bubble Clouds is your watch face!
+=in Tasker plugin config screen show instructions on how to add Tasker bubbles if there aren’t any Tasker bubbles yet
~only show “display over other apps” persistent notification removal instructions after Overlay permission was given by the user
*very rare crash – if you switch away to another app while setting color of some component on the watch
*rare crash after exiting Wear Cloud Editor

~widget-only app: major size reduction (-20%)
*updated price in Wear Stand Up Alert recommendation
*crash in wear cloud editor (while loading settings from watch)
*crash at the end of animation
+instruction for removing Google’s overlay notification (in permission prompt on oreo watches)

+handle missing Phone permission on the watch more gracefully
*fixed a crash on the watch after voice recognition
*fixed a crash while opening the widget configuration screen
+weather retrieval log added to Weather bubble config dialog
*weather bubble did not work with certain language settings

+header / HTTP command reuse list button helps to create similar HTTP command bubbles
+pressing the “Test” button in the HTTP command bubble edit window will now show the server response in a Toast message
+captions in LiveInfo selection dialog
+video help for live info screen

*=workaround for Nullpointer crash on getAssets (Google’s framework fault, when APK is being replaced on Android 5.1 or older)
*crash in Wear Cloud Editor
*crash in watch-face initialization
~=removed a lot of unused debugging code → smaller APK (-4.5K)
*=autopopulate caused ANR on phone
*watchface battery update adjust to timetick
*24 hour world time live info not updated when app drawer is hidden
+POST request for HTTP bubbles (specify header to reveal data field!)

*concurrency related crash in contact cloud on watch
*timer, alarm bubbles did not open correctly on watch
*=concurrency related crash in folder cloud on phone
+=list of iconpacks sorted alphabetically (sort of)
+=last item in icon pack list takes you to recommended icon packs (my Google+ collection)
*=improved icon pack list rendering
*=vibration in the widget-only app (missing permission)

+=Set color using a variable in Tasker Plugin: alpha*2^24 + red*2^16 + green*2^8 + blue
+=Use variables in process name also (even though there is no variable picker for it) e.g. “light%count”

+themed tasker bubbles on watch
*crash while restoring backup
*crash in phone-app picker in wear cloud editor
*much improved icon picker speed and resilience

*tasker plugin now works in app-drawer mode too (shoutout to +Andrea Palazzo for testing so thoroughly!)
*seekbar layout on marshmallow and newer (apply wear icon pack)
*theme fonts were not always used in live info bubbles and complications
*bold character type was missing in unread count bubble

*small adjustments in the premium upgrade page layout
*added checkered transparency visualizer to background color picker in widget configuration screen (help first time users set background color)
*if original bubble color in widget/folder was transparent adding a label acted funny (distorted bubble)
*optimized the data-exchange system between phone and watch
*new optimized refresh type only redraws the tasker bubbles if their size did not change (updateAppDataNoMove)
*made the tasker plugin edit screen scrollable (there was trouble in landscape and when keyboard open)
~updated the wording for “bubble size” on the watch. Now I refer to it as “Bubble weight”, since in many layouts this value controls order or priority
*sped up cloud refresh on the watch when we change settings on the phone
+new option in Wear Cloud Editor / Apply Icon pack: apply the “iconupon” overlay (from the icon pack) to live info bubbles (default: on)

+new translations for the Tasker plugin
~set label to empty string in plugin to restore icon-only bubble (no blank text field below)
~if background color is set to transparent icon is shown without border
*bubble edit dialog layout improvements and hide unused controls
~changed “(no refresh)” note to a 📝icon in the front of the Tasker blurb to highlight commands which do not redraw the clouds

~Tasker plugin edit screen will show Bubble Cloud app name too
+tasker plugin blurb includes color transpareny info
+show color name in plugin configuration screen
+defer refresh for wearable bubble clouds (batch bubble update commands)
+36h timeout for tasker plugin in free version
~enter inactive watchface before lifting finger when swiping vertically on the active watch face (thank you Juraj Holas for the suggestion!)
*bubbles had to be tapped twice on the inactive watch screen to open apps
*attempt to stop interference between archive and favorite clouds
*restored request_lock max 2s wait

+plus/minus buttons for size field in tasker plugin settings
*different plugin name for widget app so two app versions don’t interfere (had to change plugin name: may break existing Tasker tasks)

+tasker plugin to change Tasker bubble color / size on watch and phone, and bubble location (cloud) on phone only
*improved icon pack stability (“omponent” syntax error in Color Pixel icon pack caused crash)
*improved icon pack masking compatibility (Chiclet icon pack had inverted mask called “minusmask” / also: back images did not start at #1: img2, img3 etc)
*crash when selecting a navigation item in the phone app (illegal state at trans.commit)
*crash while assigning live info
*crash on watch when trying to invoke theater mode without necessary overlay permission
*crash in 1-click themes when selectively applying the font in a theme
*improved reliability of background tasks (Widget redraws, adding installed apps, tapping bubbles)
*youtube/”force redraw” button did not receive clicks in the title row of the settings group “widget preferences”
*when editing tasker bubble in widget or folder the tasker task was only saved if you also modified the image

*fixed a sure crash when adding phone apps to watch if “Auto Color” was disabled for app bubble widgets
*fixed a rare concurrent database access related crash when tapping widget bubbles
*workaround for an issue opening the Timer and Alarm clock bubbles (system doesn’t send notification of switching away from the watch face)
*fixed opening timer and Alarm clock complications on Android Wear 2.5 and later
*remove theme pack 8 sale graphics

*improved icon pack compatibility (handling iconmask, iconupon, iconback attributes img0, img)

*phone app and HTTP command bubbles did not sync from watch to phone
*phone app and HTTP command bubble images did not appear on watch after restoring a backup
*removed some debug information to make app smaller and quicker
Wear Stand Up Alert v2.15
*reduced app size by 60%
*updated “honor” → “obey” in settings on watch
*optimized memory used by alarm system – pendingintent flag_cancel_current → 0 / UPDATE_CURRENT (if extras)
*updated Google Support libraries

~”honor” → “obey” DND
*fixed a crash while creating bookmark bubble
*fixed a crash in phone app while communicating with watch
*fixed a crash when opening Wear Cloud Editor (onResume) on Huawei Honor 5C (HNNEM-H), 2048MB RAM, Android 7.0
+added Cyber Week deal reminder in 1-Click themes section
*optimized memory used by alarm system – pendingintent flag_cancel_current → 0 / UPDATE_CURRENT (if extras)
+little arrow added to Wear Cloud Editor fab descriptions

+Option for Stand Up notifications now honor “Do Not Disturb” mode (complication will still show reminders, but no notification cards and vibrations)
*crash in wear cloud editor while cancelling bubble edit dialog
*crash in app selection grid
*crash when pressing the (+) button in the bubble edit dialog
Wear Stand Up Alert v2.14

*=fixed bug when starting some app bubbles (missing action MAIN category LAUNCHER)

+translations for new features
*HTTP command bubble label first space character
+watch app will prompt to update embedded to 2.0 version when attempt to use HTTP command bubble (Internet permission is not available)

+option to hide unnecessary “toast” messages on watch → only recommended to long time users
+option to adjust theater mode dimming level (dim less / dim more / full black, but still ON!)
+option to disable dragging or double tapping screen edge to open app drawer

+add HTTP control bubbles to watch (new permission on watch: ACCESS INTERNET – to send HTTP commands directly from watch)
+make “close app-drawer on start” option also available in the bubble edit screen on the watch
*fixed a crash at the start of the app on Archos tablets (refreshing widgets in the default launcher)
*assign live info to Tasker bubbles
*fixed a crash when exiting wear cloud editor prematurely (introduced in v8.42)

*phone app bubbles did not always show on watch (depending on filled / hollow bubble config)
+bubble labels on watch will now have special symbols for complications, tasker tasks, phone apps and links

+add phone-app bubbles to bubble clouds on the watch (open apps on the phone by tapping bubbles on your watch)
*app often did not actually use the activity selected in the activity chooser (added in v8.31). It works now with many more activities!!!
*fixed crash on watch when using certain weather complications

+added Floating Action Buttons (FAB) to the Wear Cloud Editor: easier way to add Tasker bubbles and soon Phone App and HTTP bubbles for smart home control
*fixed FAB animation in the Widgets+Folders screen

~Migrated the project to Gradle 3.0
*Fixed a crash on the watch: “Square” smart auto layout with more than 16 items
*Updated the data-corruption message with the new location for resetting the Wear Cloud Editor.
+Expert option: “Cloud for new bubbles” (set the size of the bubble for newly installed apps) – setting both on watch and phone

*fixed vulnerability: content provider with an unsafe implementation of openFile
*fixed bug in pause app drawer routine (credit: Francis Walter)
*prevents multiple execution of app bubbles if phone locks up and widget is tapped multiple times

*crash when trying to move a folder bubble to a different cloud
*rare crash in bubble folders

+updated Chinese translation (contact developer message)
-removed USA Theme Pack sale

+added labels for the folder bubble create buttons
*fixed a rare crash on the watch (refresh clouds race condition)

+you can now add folder bubbles to homescreen widgets and folders (they are stackable too!) → have a bubble in a bubble cloud widget to open a bubble cloud folder
+showcase themes in intro
+added video help (youtube icon) for adding internal app-activity bubbles
*corrected layout problems with new “Select ACTIVITY” option when not using English
~contact bubble action: icons instead of text

+USA theme pack $0 Labor day sale
*fixed a crash introduced in v8.31 when selecting apps for the widget

+new expert option on watch: always rotate favorites
*fixed rare frozen bubble animation on watch

+Activity chooser option when adding app bubbles to home screen widget
*Crash fixed in Wear Cloud Editor

*More consistent handling of top/center clock piece when applying themes selectively (select center piece to clear in themes which don’t contain a center piece)
*Don’t show hue/saturation control if only background is to be applied selectively
*Fixed a sticky open related crash
Theme Pack #8:
~Removed leading space in digit “1” in Marc12 theme (caused alignment issues). Maddoc uses same font, kept leading space there: choose whichever you like
*Optimized analog watch face components
+Added license notes to all Themes
*Namoc12 theme dial/hands overlay issues (inner dial was top/center piece. Now active dial contains both inner+outer, outer ambient can be applied optionally)

*Top piece (santa’s head etc) sometimes remained in the preview
+Clarified usability of color picker for watch face backgrounds: “Check your watch: press cancel to keep default theme color” now shows in color picker
+Translations: added missing + big Portuguese update – thank you Arthur Machado

+Added theme pack #8 Play Store links to phone and wear apps
+Selective theme apply screen title now includes the name of the theme
+Theme packs can now define color of the seconds and vertical adjustment for the single-row digital clock
-Removed Theme #7 and Override horizontal swipe what’s new videos
+Added Theme #8 / watch face component recoloring tutorial video to What’s New screen
+Added watch face component recoloring video to 1-click theme selective apply screen

~apply all theme settings is off → clicking the theme will also take you to the selective apply screen
+selective apply screen now has a preview area and hue / saturation control
*no ambient circles setting caused ambient clock bubble to have active background color (bug)

~phone battery monitoring frequency lowered to meet Android guidelines (no more than 10 wake ups per hour) → this now affects Play Store ranking
*improved standard icon pack compatibility (masks in paper icon pack)

+ when watch settings are restored, app on the watch will prompt to install missing apps (in settings on the watch)
+warn if media volume is muted when enabling tick sound
*fix a rare crash on the watch

*emergency fix: incompatibility between re-assigning main button long press and the expert option “Assign to button”. If both were enabled you got the prompt “Complete action” (potentially preventing user to unlock via hardware button)
~renamed the assignable launcher icon to “Bubbles/Timer: Show↔Hide”
*fixed a crash when merging widgets/folders <2-in-1 + widgets app>
*attempt to fix a mysterious crash in the phone app

*fixed a rare crash when opening app bubbles on the watch (with animation)
*center analog clock bubble piece (“top”) was not cleared when theme was applied using the phone app

~peek bubbles off by default
*rare crash while asking for permissions on watch
*rare crash while adding a complication to watch face
+expert option on watch to add “Show/Hide app-drawer/clock” launcher icon (which can be assigned to secondary hardware buttons – e.g. ZenWatch 3, HuaweiWatch 2)
~improved grouping, wording of expert options on watch
+”Override swipe-to-change-face” option is now available in the settings on the phone (Watch face / Expert)
*few expert settings were not backed up and restored to the watch (retainLast complication background, peek bubbles, override-swipe, show/hide icon)
*many expert settigns were sent twice

~updated lock bubble: added hollow icons and special icons for autolock
*fixed issue when autolock was enabled before showing hidden bubbles (when hidden are shown long pressing lock, clock will edit them)
*lock bubble display issue in wear cloud editor when using icon packs
~option renamed: “Override swipe to change face”
+when swipe is overridden right-to-left swipes will not switch to inactive watchface

+new experimental option on watch: override right swipe (will no longer switch watch-face)
+swiping right will not only switch to active watch-face but it will scroll into the app drawer too
+added new video explaining the swipe override and the notification count LiveInfo

*will no longer open the wrong settings after switching between watchface and app drawer modes
*fixed USSD code dialing both from phone widget and watch (“#” character caused issues)
*fixed crash while Editting a bubble on watch
+assign dual-notification counter LiveInfo to Google “Your feed” app by default (for new installers)
+added a few more default wear icon assignments

*battery and step count hollow bubble colors corrected
*will no longer open settings after switching away from bubble cloud watchface (only the very first time)

*fix lock-ups when disabling animation in watch-face mode (it was introduced in v7.61)
*improved notification count icons
~notification bubble will turn green to yellow after the first unread, and turn completely red after 6 unread
~notification live info not shown in Wear Cloud Editor either when in app-drawer mode
~show / sign even if theme font doesn’t include the slash character (instead of “:”)
*play button did not show in what’s new dialog video on top
*shortened contents of what’s new dialog for bottom button to appear without scrolling (on most phones / tablets)

+new LiveInfo: watch notification count (read, unread, unread/read)
*optimized complication updates when using theme fonts
+improved detection of non-android-wear watches
*fixed a rare phone battery related crash affecting a few watches

+color coded color codes in color picker on phone
*fix for a rare crash while starting apps on watch
*slightly adjusted the size of the uncovered area

+color code support everywhere in phone app
+Show peek-bubbles option in settings on phone
~hide peek card settings if watch has Wear 2.0
*long press options did not appear correctly on pre-marshmallow devices

+show notification peek bubbles on Wear 2.0 watch face wake
*fixed crash when selecting icon from default icon set

+USA theme pack 4th of July sale
Stand Up Alert 2.12:
+new (4th) complication icon: walk mode (when the step count limit is met in the last sample). Other icons: Sit, Stand, Tracking off (charger / outside office hours)
~default higher sampling rate on Android Wear 2.0
~steps are shown in complication progress by default
*improved step progress accuracy in widget

~activity sampling rate (15min, 7.5min)
*tweaked the inactivity meter
+added Russian translations (thanks to Андрій)

+tap actions added to notification “failed to update location for weather” on the phone: remove weather + enable location
+only update stand-up alert complications if there are any active
*newly added complicationbubbles did not appear in favorites (in spite of indication in Bubble Edit screen)
*hidden bubbles will no longer be shown after hiding then deleting a complication
*complications didn’t get deactivated immediately when deleted
Stand-Up Alert (v2.10):
*tweaked the inactivity tracking
+new option to increase activity sampling rate from 15 to 5 minutes (careful: potentially higher battery use)

+please update for compatibility with Wear Stand Up Alert 2.09 (see below)
+improved value range complication bubbles (ambient icon color change, text readability improvements)
+show notification on phone if weather update fails because of disabled location services
+clicking complications without tap actions will now toggle inactive watch-face (easier access to standard watch-face functions)
+link to App Info and Play Store pages from the Bubble Edit screen for complications too
*fixed annoying issue where the app drawer would appear when you switch watch faces
*fixed issue which caused the handle to grow when switching from watch-face to app drawer mode
*crash fix in What’s New dialog (embarassing… though it only presented itself sometimes when returning to What’s New via menu command About, but still)
*crash fix in Intro screen (ouch …again)
Stand-up Alert (v2.09):
+ability to control stand and sit vibrations separately (both from watch and phone)
+new complication bubble: shows inactivity time (progress), icon changes when configured time limit is reached. Progress shows steps count while standing
+in bubble cloud launcher the color of the complication bubble changes from green to red
*fixed edge cases which caused undetected steps in the beginning and end of the office hours or after watch was removed from charger
+new option complication progress: timeout then activity meter or activity meter during timeout too

*rare widgets crash on kitkat device
*updated BatteryMonitor and ContactUpdater background services → IntentService
*moved theme_bubble check (in phone app) to a background task
*weather bubbles did not show correctly with icon packs using masks (made mask partially transparent)
*disappearing complication icon in ambient bubble

*No longer need special permission for the flashlight bubble to turn on maximum brightness
*Finally got rid of hiccup (ANR) after you open Settings on the watch
*Double pressing the HW button did not open Assistant (Voice Search) if 1st press assigned to open app drawer, if auto-close app-drawer was disabled

*Tasker toast when long pressing
*Changed theater mode icon to more different
~Further improved efficiency of phone battery level updates sent to the watch on Lollipop and newer devices

+assign Tasker bubbles to button long press
*hide button long press assign control in the Bubble Edit screen on AW1.x
*hide button long press config controls from phone settings if app used on AW1.x
*corrected layout of bubble edit screen on the watch (ugly padding)

+settings on the phone: added controls to configure watch button long press functions
+ability to open apps and Tasker tasks via long press of the HW button of the watch
~require Premium for the 2nd press of the hardware button
+added hint to control app drawer auto close by setting favorites to transparent (it will not close)
+play store icon pack auto-assignment in Wear Cloud Editor
~standalone wear APK minSDK 25
~support:wearable:2.0.2 → 2.0.3
*fix for crash when bubble tapped on watch (with animation)
*fix for crash while opening apps in app drawer mode with animation
*fix crash while adding complication bubble
*fix ANR when opening settings on watch (waiting for IAP price)

+added What’s new video

*will no longer go into settings when long pressed
~switched to using image toasts for feedback
-removed the combined lock + sunlight mode (made no sense)
+allow any combination or primary and secondary functions
*handle missing permission gracefully for Sunlight mode (to change system settings
~increased time window to accept a secondary longpress
+recommended to long press twice for secondary option (quicker)
+added translations
+added What’s new info

+Remap long-press main hardware button:
*crash fix while rendering watchface (watchfaceCanvas null)
*updated Play Services 8.4 → 9.8 (hopefully fixing a crash happening in GMS)
*crash in flashlight on watch
*Fix for in-app-billing related lags in Bubble Cloud Settings on AW2.0 watches
*Updated library v1.0.39→40

*crash fix in Settings app on phone (SettingsFragment)
~rotating launcher enabled by default on tablets (devices larger than 6.9″)

+notify returning Widgets-Only users about their license in the 2-in-1 app
-update Play Store description of Wear+Widgets app
-rollout v8.00 to both variants
*fixed crash while pinging Android Wear 2.0 watch

~more emphasis on Wear component in Wear+Widgets app
+first release of the Standalone Widgets app

*fix cloud draw timing issues (bubbles == null) → retry
*fixed bug which sometimes after updates showed widget pages to wear users and vice versa
-Wear Stand-up Alert will no longer act as a Widgets PRO key if no Android Wear app is installed
+added buttons to the license key app retrieval section of the Premium upgrades page to make it clearer

+improved communication for non-Android-Wear watch owners (in intro slider)
+animations added to Intro slider (watface vs app drawer mode + how to place a homescreen widget)
~updated to compile SDK and support libraries 25 (from 24)
~updated wear support library to 2.0.2
~brightness bar layout update
*”” memory leak fixed
*crash while adjusting selection type preferences on watch (PrefSelect)

*eliminated getAssets related crashes: icon packs + theme packs
*phone battery bubble update frequency was reduced to a maximum of 12/hour (from 20/hour), but increased to 30/hour while charging
*app drawer related crash
*flashlight bubble crashed without “modify system settings” permission
*crash cloud configuration window when adding bubbles
*crash when trying to edit Tasker bubbles
*crash when importing certain image assests (dial/hands) to clock bubble
*location related crash in standalone watch app (when fetching sunrise / sunset values)
*eliminated weather / phone battery update related memory leak
*Android Wear connection timeout 10 → 2 sec (was causing ANRs?)
*fixed various Wear Cloud Editor crashes
*fixed crash when selecting icon from an iconpack
*crash when applying icon pack to LiveInfo bubbles in Wear Cloud

+new option on watch: sort archive alphabetically (not all layouts)
+new option on watch: merge small clouds = whether to start a new archive page for every size (or merge smaller ones if they fit)
*toggling labels will trigger preview

*tweaked settings screen layout on watch (purchase button spacing, auto-scroll)
*fixed icon complications
+added small image type complications: icons + small photos (app launcher, contact etc.)
*corrected complication layout

*ambient step count bubble updated to more burn-in-safe outline graphics

Bugfix release
*services restarted after Play Store update both on phone and watch
*complication backgrounds kept coming back even after setting a different background image or color
~rearranged some settings on watch (“Get phone app” and “Go premium”)
*you could not change the ambient clock bubble color if the active and inactive bubble modes were set the same (hollow/hollow, filled/filled)

+added translations for new settings
~improved wording, spacing and layout for several options on the watch (drawer side, drawer size, doctor’s timer,
~removed complication button in app-drawer mode
~updated watch screenshots in phone app
*fixed issue with transparent preview screens in “solid” app-drawer opening mode
*fixed issue with watch-face flashing when opening inner settings screens

~upgrade main and expert settings screens to standard android wear style
~change background color of cloud and clock config screens to dark
~move full screen clock option to Favorites config screen
*doctors’ timer black background on Android Wear 2.0 too
*bubble edit screen: favorite/archive hidden bubble
+improved error reporting if Tasker task cannot be started
*location service crashed on standalone watches without connected phone
~hotspot previews disappear when you scroll down on the settings page

+new expert option: no circle in ambient screen if active screen has filled bubbles
*hide uniform ambient bubble color setting unless uniform colors are selected
+hidden feature: double tapping the hollow ambient bubble mode selector on the watch takes you to the expert settings to choose circle or no circle
*ambient mode selector updated when returning from favorite / expert settings
+added expert options to phone: “no circle in ambient”, “auto-close app drawer”, “app-drawer opening style”
*some expert settings were not correctly sync’d between phone/watch (fullScreenClockNondimming,voiceSearch,long_press,burnIn,sticky,autoBrightness,reduceSensitivity)

~Reduced app-drawer choppiness by making app-drawer fade-in / fade-out optional (Expert settings)

*app opening glitches when animation was turned off
*Improve first impressions: Bubble animation and Sticky open are OFF by default (adds a slight perseptive delay to opening apps – apps open as quick, but app drawer needs to be kept on screen longer to catch 2nd tap)
~Sticky open toggles with animation unless you set it directly
*keep panel when app drawer pulled over settings screen (preview off) → issue: panel auto-closed and screen was unresponsive
*watchdog to close app drawer if phantom layer times out (touching the app drawer cancels it)

+app drawer mode: press hardware button to close app drawer
*much improved app drawer mode bubble animation (animation ends when launched app is loaded – just like watch face mode)
*much smoother app drawer opening via complication / hardware button
+new expert option: turn off “auto close app drawer” → app drawer stays open keeping the watch awake (not recommended!)
~toggle and tasker bubbles will “blink” when tapped (no yellow circle any more)

*some image backgrounds did not work on flat tire watches (Moonie)
*image backgrounds did not always update (Now Playing)
+Added new Expert option on watch: “Do not clear on stop” → Retains last image when provider clears background (e.g. Now Playing stopped)
~Phone app will not prompt you to update on build number differences between phone and watch (only on version numbers differ)

7.59 (alpha)
+error report for image background complications (message appears in Expert options)

*complication font size re-measured after returning to watch face
*animated complication bubble was missing text
*v7.57beta introduced issue causing non-tappable complications also to animate
+added new video to What’s New box

*hide expert settings not applicable in app-drawer mode
+background complication provider update info in expert settings on watch
*improved handling of removed complication providers
+App Info / Play Store links in Bubble Edit screen for clickable complications too
*one-liner digital time did not show in merged-cloud app drawer mode if AM/PM was enabled
+prevent background providers to update background too frequently (5 sec apart)
*complication font size re-measured after every tap on the complication

*fixed issue introduced in v7.55: ambient watchface would stop updating randomly
~updated drawer mode animation waring
*corrected themed complication bubble colors (all were white)
*ambient digital time alignment issues (1-line, no leading zeros)
+new expert option on watch: set complication background dimming (darkening) level
*ambient complication circle color if background color is set to transparent (icon pack is used)

+use large image complications as background image (for favorites cloud)
+icon type complications
*optimization: further eliminated unnecessary watch face redraws (battery improvements)

+smart refresh for ambient watchface complications: reduce update frequency to 15 minutes for static complications (time based complications are updated every minute,
self-updating complications are updated immediately)
~if ambient unicolor mode is off ambient complication text color is white

*bug: complications were not updating on ambient watch-face
+smart refresh active watchface complications every second (smart-check whether it’s necessary → for best battery life)
+minute, seconds/ampm colors in single-line digital time
*workaround for taps on “Clock” type complications (system sometimes fails to issue “Visibility changed” callbacks)

*made “No Android Wear found” dialog scrollable
~updated the Stand-up alert video link to new video
*setting clock to full screen hid some of the archive cloud settings on the watch
*flat tire watches don’t have the rotation on charger option
+expert option on watch: select uniform color source (setting was already available on phone)

+improved “What’s New” dialog: youtube preview

+prepare app to work on 18.9:9 aspect ratio phones (LG G6, Samsung S8 and even “wider” phones)
*backup new option “hide theme pack icons” with wear backup
+hidden feature: long press center bubble in bubble edit screen on watch: direct links to Play Store / App Info
+expert option on watch: enable/disable tap/long-tap clock for timer
+expert option on watch: rotate watch face when on charger
*light color world clock bubbles now have black text for readability

+new option: hide theme pack launcher icons on phone (they will be unhidden when Bubble Clouds gets uninstalled)

*watch would prompt to enable complication permission randomly while bubble cloud settings was open on watch (Android Wear 2.0)
*phone opened multiple version alerts if screen turned off or user switched away and back
~extracted some expert options in the settings on the watch to reduce clutter in main settings screen

~seconds setting is stored independently for analog and digital clock bubbles

*language spinner color was unreadable on pre-Lollipop devices
~updated the theme pack place holder images
+added Theme Pack #7 intro video to What’s New popup →
*Crash: theme needs updated main app but no Play Store on phone
*Show license info on watch, “info” icon in Theme apply page

+added new Theme Pack #7
~new theme packs moved to the top of the list of available theme packs on the watch
+new smart auto layout: “Off-center” (for cartoon/special clock themes) → enlarged clock when fewer than 5-6 bubbles on watchface
~Significant APK size reduction (converted graphics to webp format): WEAR 5.3MB→3.3MB <-38%>, PHONE 15MB→12.7MB <-16%>
*fixed overdraw issues when ambient=active (LCD) using transparent background images
~special clock themes now switch to new Off-center layout + enable full screen AMBIENT(!), other themes turn off full screen ambient
~cartoon clock themes now turn on Full screen clock bubble (in watch face mode), other themes restore non-full-screen clock
~selecting multi-line digital clock bubble on the watch switches to new Off-center layout
*corrected themed multi line digital clock bubble layout
~you can now enable active and ambient center pieces independently in analog clock themes (show center piece in active but not in ambient or vice versa)
+you can selectively apply theme font from the phone if you long press the 1-click theme bubble and mark the option “Font” (similarly to the way it is done on the watch)
*corrected theme apply bug on watch which always made the clock bubble circle visible (it should only show if you enable it in the clock bubble settings)
*date bubble background color was visible in ambient screen even when hollow bubbles were used

*Sunset / sunrise live info assignment on watch was overwritten by Wear Cloud Editor on phone
*Fixed stuck active watchface bug on Android Wear 2.0
+X-Themes default favorites color (used when “Apply All” / not when selective)

*SERIOUS: Android Wear 2.0 notifications made the analog clock bubble temporarily disappear
*Removed choppy animation when opening settings / contacts on watch
*Handle KitKat bug accessing SD-Card in a more gracious manner (suggests to move image to internal storage instead of app crash 🙂
+Linked to new video in What’s up dialog for home screen widget users

*tasker bubbles disappeared from the wear cloud editor if you read watch settings after clearing them in the phone
*when editing hidden apps in the wear cloud editor the dialog header always said “Add Tasker bubble”
+background image from complication (coming soon)

*let you make a backup even if phone app fails to connect to watch
*better handling of connection problems on watch (watch app will display error code to help debugging)
+hidden feature: click on text at the bottom of the Edit bubble screen (on watch) to see package / activity name for app
*”restore default” button did not restore multi-line time / date mode on phone (set wrong size)
*could not change date bubble color if its host app had custom icon
+ability to control whether theme layout is applied or not (on watch)
~”apply all” button changes to “apply” as soon as you select any theme component
~complication bubble text will also use theme font if: a) option enabled b) text is big enough c) font includes all characters

*measure started from Widgets+Folders
*folders are no longer treated as orphans → items in folders will not be listed in “items not in any cloud”
+”Help website” button in settings screen on watch opens Google+ troubleshooting / feature highlight page on iPhone
*bubble clouds will now show up as a Standalone Wear 2.0 app (there was a bug)

*premium version didn’t allow more than 1 complication bubble
*Widgets: offer to install True Contacts for a better Contact details experience (especially if contacts keep crashing on Samsung phones)
+open watch face picker if user tries to add complication in app drawer mode
*prevent live info assignment to Tasker, complication and toggle type bubbles
*no selective ambient toggle for clock bubble
+color palette in bubble edit screen for clock bubble takes user to the clock bubble settings
~compiled with finalized Android Wear 2.0 repository (
+added many missing translations (German, Spanish, French, Hungarian, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Traditional Chinese)
*fixed square layout
*fixed stand-up alert placeholder to be sent to the phone

*date bubble color in archive + default assignment
Doctors’ timer:
+long press timer to adjust vibration frequency (60 / 30 / 15 seconds)
~seconds hand moves less smoothly if vibration is set to 60 seconds (to save power)

+intro slider on watch (all languages)
-removed annoying toast messages after install
*no stand-up notification right after activating the app
+edit date bubble colors (in bubble edit screen): day color if uni-color is enabled, background color if disabled
*clock hand previews now reflect color changes in Clock Bubble dialog on phone (thanks Matthew Kokidko for highlighting the lack of this behaviour)
+upgrade reminder screens on the watch now lists Premium benefits if user scrolls up (all languages)
*translation layout issues corrected

*there was an infinite loop if you denied complication permission
*license issue in AW2.0 if phone app was upgraded using Premium Key app
*Android Wear 2.0 related crash in main app (if stand-up alert installed)

+sunset / sunrise calculation in standalone mode! (Day / night brightness works without phone)
*old bug, when app drawer could not be opened until watch reboot or switching to watch-face (broken service keeps running)
Bubble Edit screen on the watch:
+swipe up: set LiveInfo on the phone (only 3 options, which are functional in standalone mode)
*fixed bubble color setting bug (introduced in v7.31)
~use blue (replaces the yellow in earlier versions)
+show custom icons (don’t allow color change)
*correction in themed 2-row clock bubble appearance (padding r/40 instead of r/20)

~Bubble edit no animation
*Corrected translations
+app icon on top of settings screen
+new options on watch: disable sticky open, enable burnIn prevention, disable double tap to voiceSearch, disable long_press to edit
+icon for Touch-lock bubble option (in Favorite cloud config on watch)
~updated support repository (42)

+Wear Stand-up alert updated to Android Wear 2.0 standalone version
+Main app can detect Stand-up plugin even if it is only installed on watch
+step count bubble is visible initially, clicking it will install Stand-up alert on Wear 2.0
+lock bubble option in favorite cloud config screen on watch
*prevent moving lock bubble to archive (you could lock yourself out of your watch)
-removed phone app version checking on watch, only prompt to update out of date phone app when you try to connect
*if app drawer is turned off, turns it on if settings are adjusted while Preview is requested (on the watch)
~hide wifi, ringmode, contact and findmyphone bubbles in standalone
+added translation for new options
+added toggle ambient visibility button to bubble edit screen on watch
~made switching clouds more intuitive in bubble edit screen on watch
+hint to Theme Apply screen if favorites has too many bubbles for theme
*theme will not crash on watch with pre v7.30 Bubble Clouds
*disable contact bubble cloud in standalone mode
+themed bubble was always overwritten from the phone
*issue when trying to turn off bubble clouds in watch-face mode

+takes you to watch-face selector when you select “OFF” in watch-face mode
+phone will assist to install wearable component on Android Wear 2.0 watches
+”clear theme” button in theme pack list on watch
+”restore defaults” button on main settings screen on the watch
+confirmation screen before all clear type commands on the watch
*theme colors were not applied to analog clock

+theme support on the watch
+clock bubble control on the watch
+bubble type control added to favorites + archive config screen
+background color by minute of the hour added to favorite cloud settings screen
+updated 6 existing themes to work with theme control on the watch
+settings preview added to favorites + archive config screens
-clock selector removed from main settings screen on watch
+ambient bubble type selector added to main settings screen

+standalone wear app on Android Wear 2.0
+permission control on watch
+premium upgrade button on watch
+version control on phone and watch
-freeze favorites checkbox in watch settings
+freeze bubble sizes checkbox in favorite + archive config screens on watch
*updated complication support with new permission
~changed linked overview chart (watchface settings card on phone)
*sticky open and force exit panel labels were not visible on AW2.0 (black on black)
*used to crash when changing bubble spacing in widgets
~changed terminology for option “click/long-click clock bubble → timer”
~in the settings screen on the watch app-drawer related options are now hidden when using watch-face mode

*theme bubble wasn’