BlueIris Mobile App

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CBers
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BlueIris Mobile App

Post by CBers » Mon Feb 15, 2021 10:27 pm

Not sure I like the new version (v3.0.15) just released.

The landing page is awful and you have to select the cameras to view them, where before they were the opening page.

Anyone else updated and have any views?

Thanks.
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terk
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Re: BlueIris Mobile App

Post by terk » Tue Feb 16, 2021 12:01 am

In settings you used to be able to choose your opening page, can't you do that anymore?
jasestu
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Re: BlueIris Mobile App

Post by jasestu » Tue Feb 16, 2021 2:15 am

Yup, it's there. Settings, toward the bottom "Default Log-In Area" Available options - Home, Cameras, Alerts, First Camera/Group, Selected Camera, Status.
Mikeuk
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Re: BlueIris Mobile App

Post by Mikeuk » Tue Feb 16, 2021 8:40 am

I am having the same problem first screen just displays the CPU RAM and Disk status you have to click on the camera icon to see your cameras
Matts1984
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Re: BlueIris Mobile App

Post by Matts1984 » Tue Feb 16, 2021 1:07 pm

Yes on the Settings page you can change the "Default Log-In Area" from the Home Page to Cameras or Alerts.
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That said, I'm not generally one to complain because I'm very happy with the software. The app is snappy and responsive and I'm very glad to see how active development is on everything. I did feel underwhelmed with the release though and feel it did not pay enough attention to aesthetics (yes, functionality did and should come first). I wish development had applied the Material Design language and also incorporated a 'Dark Mode' option. I updated the app in the middle of the night when I was woken up and the blinding white of the screen was a killer. Overall it doesn't seem like that much change visually from the previous version - which may have been intentional - but still I honestly expected more.

Again to reiterate, I still wouldn't go somewhere else, I'm very happy. It's just not a very attractive app.
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Theone24
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Re: BlueIris Mobile App

Post by Theone24 » Tue Feb 16, 2021 6:33 pm

Does anyone know where geofencing went on the new mobile app?
OgRoar
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Re: BlueIris Mobile App

Post by OgRoar » Tue Feb 16, 2021 9:54 pm

Seems to be no longer working with https and Stunnel using new Android app. Device can still access using browser and other iOS device can still use mobile app.

Reverted back to old app and its working with no server changes.
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Re: BlueIris Mobile App

Post by MikeBwca » Wed Feb 17, 2021 2:50 am

Bump.
Yikes! Now that you mention it...
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terk
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Re: BlueIris Mobile App

Post by terk » Wed Feb 17, 2021 4:45 am

I notice the settings are not accessible on my Android Tablet without rotating it to portrait, also when I went to turn off https for internal connections due to the new version breaking the connection to self signed certs that the save option wasn't available on my tablet without rotating the screen as well.
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Re: BlueIris Mobile App

Post by IAmATeaf » Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:57 pm

For geofencing check the location permissions on the backend?
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