Wickr Enterprise - Release Notes

v1.16.0 (1159)

released 08-09-2021
Platform Version
Desktop 5.84.14
Android 5.84.5
iOS 5.84.9
Release 1.16.0 (1159)
Bot Version
  • added Desktop

    • Error copy improved in several situations related to rooms and group operations.
  • added iOS

    • A status spinner has been added on message send.
    • Additional native spell checking has been enabled.
  • added Admin & Backend

    • Role Based Access Control (RBAC) is now in Beta and available in the Admin Console to Super Administrators.
    • The Admin API documentation has been updated to include RBAC.
    • Message metadata tagging for Sentinel has been added.
  • fixed Desktop

    • [P1] Fixed an issue causing names to show incorrectly or doubled in some circumstances.
    • [P2] Fixed a bug causing the app to require a restart after enabling WOA through the settings toggle.
  • fixed Android

    • [P3] Fixed a bug where the delete/copy options were still shown for a message even after being deselected.
    • [P2] The reply option has been removed from locked messages.
  • fixed iOS

    • [P0] Fixed a crash caused by selecting show all on recent contacts while on the search screen.
    • [P1] Resolved an issue causing choppy scrolling on the Room and DM list.
    • [P1] Fixed a bug related to screenshot detection.
    • [P1] Message notifications now correctly show in German when that is the device language.
    • [P1] Fixed a bug causing search to not correctly navigate to the selected DM or Group on the show all recent rooms list.
    • [P1] Fixed an issue with URL links, invalid links no longer crash the application.
    • [P1] Fixed a bug causing the application to become unresponsive in some cases when unlocking from the main screen.
    • [P1] Fixed an iOS 14 specific bug wherein the “strong password” popup would cover the repeat password field.
    • [P1] Fixed a bug causing a continuous spinner to be shown when a user clicked the cancel button from the forgot password page.
    • [P1] Device sync no longer erroneously stops when the device screen auto-locks.
    • [P1] Resolved an issue causing some users to be unable to select photos in some circumstances.
    • [P2] Bot structured responses now show correctly as expected.
    • [P2] Predictive text no longer blocks options on the bottom of the screen when using iPad.
    • [P2] Your own user ID should now be visible as expected when choosing View all members from the room details page.
    • [P2] Fixed an issue where bot buttons sometimes persisted on iOS after being clicked from another platform.
    • [P2] Fixed a minor bug around security verification from the contact card.
    • [P2] Fixed confusing copy during a verification popup.
    • [P2] [V&V] Fixed a bug causing participant tiles to sometimes not reappear as expected when returning from full screen mode.
    • [P2] The reply option has been removed from locked messages
    • [P2] Network connection banner is now more accurate.
  • fixed Admin & Backend

    • [P1] Fixed a bug causing the Reset Device button on the user management page to behave incorrectly.
  • known Known Issues

    • [Admin] ECC certificates can currently not be used in the admin console.
    • [Android] Search functionality is case sensitive.
    • [Desktop] Certain links can currently cause a crash in the application. This will be resolved in the next release.
    • [iOS] In some situations unread messages will not clear after reading. This will be resolved in the next release.

v1.15.0 (1143)

released 07-01-2021
Platform Version
Desktop 5.82.14
Android 5.82.5
iOS 5.82.9
Release 1.15.0 (1143)
Bot Version
  • added Desktop

    • Open source attribution information can now be found within the app by going to Support -> Open Source from the main menu.
    • The app now uses the system dictionary for spelling and grammar. This allows for more flexibility based on what is available in your operating system.
    • Desktop calling now has an enhanced participants list available.
  • added Android

    • Open source attribution information can now be found within the app by going to Support -> Open Source from the main menu.
    • Messages now display a spinner in the bottom right corner upon retrying a send error.
  • added iOS

    • Open source attribution information can now be found within the app by going to Support -> Open Source from the main menu.
  • fixed Desktop

    • [P1] Fixed an issue causing notifications to not appear correctly in some cases on OS X machines.
    • [P1] [V&V] Fixed a crash that could occur when clicking the signout button in an ongoing video call.
    • [P2] [V&V] Fixed a Linux issue causing the audio notification to not be heard when another user leaves a call.
    • [P2] Yellow tag names are now displayed properly on the chat block banner for Sentinel enabled networks.
    • [P2] Starred locations are now returned correctly when searching for starred messages.
  • fixed Android

    • [P0] [V&V] Fixed a Chromebook crash that could happen when tapping the end call button in some circumstances.
    • [P2] Resolves a crash that could be caused by extremely large gif files.
  • fixed iOS

    • [P0] Resolved a crash related to iOS 14.5.1
    • [P1] Fixed an issue that could cause the app to freeze when verifying another user via scanning their QR code.
    • [P1] [V&V] Fixed a bug causing Windows clients to fail to end the call properly when the call was initiated via iOS.
    • [P1] [V&V] Users can now view videos on the bottom participants row when a host screen shares.
    • [P1] [V&V] Audio only mode now correctly respects the OS language when set to German.
    • [P2] [V&V] Resolved an issue where calls could remain connected erroneously with no meeting ended message if the user was viewing the participants page.
    • [P2] [V&V] Fixed an issue not allowing users to toggle to a video call from an audio only call.
    • [P2] Clearing unread messages now correctly clears all unread messages unpinned or pinned alike.
  • fixed Admin & Backend

    • [P0] Fixes deeplink related issues.
    • [P0] Fixes certain certificate parsing issues.
    • [P1] Fixed issue causing admin api to fail to return security groups in empty networks.
    • [P1] [V&V] Fixes a popcorn crash.
    • [P2] Fixed an issue causing users to be deleted from the team directory when an admin performed a reset on said user.
  • known Known Issues

    • [Admin API] A successful status code is returned erroneously when creating a user but using an invalid group id in the request.
    • [Android] Search functionality is case sensitive.

v1.14.0 (1123)

released 06-10-2021
Platform Version
Desktop 5.81.11
Android 5.81.6
iOS 5.81.9
Release 1.14.0 (1123)
Bot Version
  • added All

    • Delete for all and Delete for me have been consolidated into a single Delete function with the same functionality as the previous Delete for all.
    • Users on Beta Sentinel-enabled networks will now receive security level alerts when sending files in mixed rooms.
    • Users can now choose to have a sound play when participants on a call disconnect. This is off by default and available in Settings -> Calling.
    • Bots are now more clearly identified in the client via labels and icons, as well as under the Bot header on the dashboard.
  • added Android

    • Users are now presented with a confirmation when sending a file from the keyboard such as a gif.
  • added iOS

    • Searching now has visual feedback in the form of a spinner while waiting for results.
    • Users are now able to reply to notifications including from Apple Watch.
  • added Admin & Backend

    • [V&V] Bandwidth Estimator improvements
    • [V&V] Packet queueing improvements
  • changed Admin & Backend

    • The container and service admin-onprem has been removed. This was the service for the older Admin v1.
    • The bot-enterprise-services service now points to admin-api instead of admin-onprem.
    • The downloadMessage endpoint from the messaging service now points to switchboard for added performance.
    • PM2 has been replaced with WPM2 in all containers. For those customers using metric scraping, these have been renamed from pm2_ to wpm2_.
  • fixed Desktop

    • [P1] Fixed some issues causing OS notifications to not display properly.
    • [P1] Resolved an issue when downloading files if the Windows AppData path contained special characters.
    • [P1 V&V] Resolved an issue where call audio would continue for 1-2 seconds after a call had ended in some circumstances.
    • [P1 V&V] Fixed an issue that caused out of network users to not show in the participants list when added to a call.
    • [P2] Fixed a bug that caused users to receive double notifications in some cases.
    • [P2] Blacklisted filetypes now effect messages in conversations.
    • [P2] Fixed a bug causing image previews to not appear on Linux.
    • [P2] Fixed issue causing users to be unable to resend files and images after regaining network connectivity.
    • [P2] Fixed an issue causing room descriptions to be cut off erroneously in Windows.
    • [P2 V&V] Fixed a bug causing avatars to sometimes not display for the active speaker in a call.
    • [P3] Fixed a bug allowing users to record and send voice memos under 2 seconds long.
  • fixed Android

    • [P1] Resolved issues around scanning the code for Device Sync, the brightness of the QR screen has been increased.
    • [P1] Fixed a crash that could occur when a user quickly navigated away from the bot disclaimer.
    • [P1] Fixed a crash that could occur in some situations when adding a user to an existing room or group.
    • [P1 V&V] Audio will now resume playing correctly on bluetooth devices after a Wickr call ends.
    • [P2] Fixed an issue on some android devices ( Pixel 5 ) that could cause screen share to show incorrectly off center.
    • [P2] Fixed an issue causing security tags to not show as expected when creating conversations with out of network users in Beta Sentinel-enabled networks.
    • [P2] Reduced delay in user name changes from Admin console being reflected in the client UI.
    • [P2] Reduced delay in Out Of Network user label refreshing by fixing a bug.
    • [P3] Fixed a bug that caused text and options to appear out of bounds on some device and font size combinations.
    • [P3] Fixed a minor bug wherein users reading messages on two devices at the same time could end up with message staying in the Locked state erroneously.
    • [P3 V&V] Resolved an issue causing the “Meeting ended by host dialog to pop up erroneously when ending your own meeting.
  • fixed iOS

    • [P0] Resolved a crash that could occur when deleting a user.
    • [P0] Fixed an issue that could cause users with WOA enabled to not receive notifications after a network disruption.
    • [P1] Resolved many dark/light theme bugs.
    • [P1] Resolved issue wherein the presence indicator could show an incorrect status in some situations.
    • [P1] Fixed crash caused due to a memory issue when opening multiple conversations with Beta Sentinel chat block.
    • [P1] Resolved an issue with the voice memo functionality causing users to receive no audio upon hitting play.
    • [P1] Fixed a bug that prevented users from receiving notifications from the extension in some cases.
    • [P1] Fixed a bug that prevented users from joining ongoing calls by tapping on the dashboard calling button in some circumstances.
    • [P1 V&V] Resolved an issue causing users to still receive call ringing notifications on iPhone when the call had already been accepted on iPad.
    • [P2] Fixed an issue causing Screenshot Detection to erroneously notify users in the room repeatedly for the same screenshot.
    • [P2] Fixed a bug that could cause device sync to appear to time out.
    • [P2] Fixed a bug that could cause the Downloading Messages screen to not be shown.
    • [P2] Fixed an iPad specific bug that sometimes caused the room chat screen to not disappear when a moderate deleted or left the room.
    • [P2] Fixed a potential crash when re-sending an unsent screenshot.
    • [P2] Resolved an issue where replying to a message in a Beta Sentinel-enabled network would not cause a warning to appear.
    • [P2] Fixed a bug causing pinned rooms to not move to the unread section when pinning and unpinning an unread chat.
  • fixed Admin & Backend

    • [P0] Better error handling was added on new message signal to increase tolerance.
    • [P1] Addressed potential security vulnerabilities in backend dependencies.
    • [P2] Resolved an issue causing CSV import on Admin V2 to fail if special characters were present in the uploaded CSV.
    • [P2] Fixed an issue causing CSV imported users to automatically be assigned to the default security group in the Admin Console.
    • [P2] Fixed a bug in the Admin Console for Beta Sentinel-enabled networks in which users could be shown a “0” level security level instead of the default.
    • [P2] Resolved an issue where the wrong text was shown when an Admin invited an existing user.
  • known Known Issues

    • [Desktop] In some situations a frame from a previous screenshare is showing in place of the user avatar underneath the main video window.
    • [Android] Search functionality is case sensitive.
    • [iOS] In some cases predictive text can block options on the bottom of the screen.
    • [Admin API] A successful status code is returned erroneously when creating a user but using an invalid group id in the request.

v1.13.6 (1061)

released 05-14-2021
Platform Version
Desktop 5.76.14
Android 5.76.5
iOS 5.76.9
Release 1.13.6 (1061)
Bot Version
  • fixed Admin Panel & Backend
    • Addressed potential security issue
    • Fixed an issue with admin-api that could cause the admin console to become unresponsive
    • Resolved an issue related to SSO logout