Fing App Release Notes

This page covers the continuous updates we’re making to the Fing App product. Watch this space and see how the product evolve.

Fing 9.2.0 (28th Aug 2020) Android Only

  • New tool: Wi-Fi scanner! Quick overview of the Wi-Fi networks around you to understand how to optimize your router and access points setup. Requires Android 6 or later.

 

Fing 9.1.4 (31st Aug 2020) iOS Only

  • Bugfixes and improvements

 

Fing 9.1.3 (4th Aug 2020) iOS Only

  • Fixed a bug that was causing network discovery to crash when bad UPnP information where found on a device.
  • Attempt to solve some issues related to the Facebook sign-in procedure

 

Fing 9.1.3 (3rd Aug 2020) Android Only

  • Fixed Internet tab not showing ISP information during very first network scan
  • Improved interactions with mobile tools: Ping, Traceroute, Service scan

 

Fing 9.1.2 (27th July 2020) iOS only

  • NEW! Feature new device types: Conferencing, VoIP Device, Fitness, Pool, Security System

 

Fing 9.1.1 (20th July 2020) Android Only

  • NEW! Feature new device types: Conferencing, VoIP Device, Fitness, Pool, Security System
  • Fixed an issue that was causing text overlap in the network devices list
  • Fixed an issue that was causing text disappearing when expanding device details with multiple IP addresses

 

Fing 9.1.0 (6th July 2020) iOS only

  • NEW! Feature user driven device recognition accessible from device details screen
  • Bugfixes and improvements

 

Fing 9.1.0 (19th June 2020) ANDROID only

  • NEW! Feature user driven device recognition accessible from device details screen

 

Fing 9.0.4 (15th June 2020)

  • Android: Major improvements to HTTP network calls to reduce bandwidth usage
  • iOS: Smart Home integration info in device details

 

Fing 9.0.3 (10th June 2020) ANDROID only

  • Smart Home integration info in device details
  • Fix device contact list showing no available devices when setting up new Fingbox user

 

Fing 9.0.3 (June 10th, 2020) Android only

  • Smart Home integration info in device details
  • Fix device contact list showing no available devices when setting up new Fingbox user

 

Fing 9.0.3 (June 4th, 2020) iOS only

  • Fixed an issue that caused internet pause programs to be deleted when a new one was being created

Fing 9.0.1 (29th May 2020) ANDROID only

Release Notes:
• Start a scan, a speed test and any troubleshooting tools from the Home tab. You will always see the WiFi and ISP your device is connected to
• Monitor the world internet health with the Fing Outage Detector, available right from the Home screen
• See the highlights of your Fingbox from the Home tab
• All your App settings, including alert notifications and account details, have a dedicated Account tab
• Use the updated Community tab to find great replies from network expert, and ask for help

 

Fing 9.0.2 (April 27th, 2020) iOS only

  • Fixes on device detail editing

 

Fing 9.0.1 (April 16th, 2020) iOS only

Bugfix release to fix crash on open on some devices (due to missing location permission requirements in some cases)

 

Fing 8.9.3 (April 10th, 2020) Android only

Bugfixes on Brand & Model & Operating System display

Fing 9.0.0 (April 12th, 2020) iOS only

A brand new way to access all Fing functionalities you love!

  • Start a scan, a speed test and any troubleshooting tools from the Home tab. You will always see the WiFi and ISP your device is connected to
  • See the highlights of your Fingbox from the Home tab
  • All your App settings, including alert notifications and account details, have a dedicated Account tab
  • Use the updated Community tab to find great replies from network expert, and ask for help

Fing 8.9.0  (Mar 5th, 2020)

  • New! Introducing new Fingpedia with device brand, models, operating system and more!
  • Bugfixes and improvements
  • Fixed an issue with app localization

Fing 8.8.2  (Feb 10th 2020)

  • Improved user interaction with the Ping, Traceroute, Port Scan & Wake On Lan mobile tools
  • Bugfixes and improvements

 

Fing 8.8.1  (Jan 24th 2020)

  • Fixed crash during Fingbox setup
  • Fixed some crashes in mobile speed test
  • Fixed some crashed in Fingbox internet performance
  • Fixed timeline pictured tinted with black colour
  • Fixed some German translations
  • Overall improvements of the user interface

 

Fing 8.8.0 (Jan 21st 2020)

  • New! We have significantly reviewed and revamped all screens to give you a unified User Interface
  • New! Access to Fing Outage Detector from the App: see and get notifications for Internet outages in your area
  • New! Access to the full set of data about Internet Providers: statistics, reviews, scoreboards, all from within the App
  • Bugfixes and improvements

 

Fing 8.7.0 (15 Nov, 2019)

– Support of Quick Actions (execute task directly from outside the App)

  • Scan this network
  • Run Speed test

– Support of Deep Links (open App or web from the link)

  • You can open Fing App on mobile or Fing web using the fing.app/links path

– Swipe Actions (run actions on devices directly from the table of devices)
– [iOS] Siri Shortcuts

  • Scan this network
  • Run Speed test

 

Fing 8.6.0 (7 Nov, 2019)

  • The MAC is back! We’re happy to announce that the MAC addresses are again available on Android 10, giving you the full picture of your network on every Android version
    Bugfixes and improvements

 

Fing 8.5.2 (18 Oct, 2019)

Bugfixes & Improvements

 

Fing 8.5.1 (3 Oct, 2019)

  • Fixed advertisements being displayed in some cases even if a subscription was active
  • Fixed Fingbox WiFi performance not starting if location permissions have not been granted on iOS 13
  • Fixed invalid sorting of device events in events list
  • Fixed an issue that did not show the year an event occurred in the event list

28 September 2019

Fing App Android 8.5.1

– Fixed Wake-on-Lan bug for Android users


23 September 2019

Fing App 8.5.0

Fing App 8.5.0 rolled out including the option to remove ads!

Fing App Android 8.5.0 improvements and features: 

  • Fixed bug: user avatars can’t be picked from
  • Fixed bug: granting location permissions sometimes does not resume the scan after user prompt
  • Fixed bug: Fingbox sometimes cannot be activated if location permissions are not granted
  • New in-app purchase to remove Ads and to experience Fing without distractions
  • Improved stability and fixed bugs

Fing App iOS 8.4.0 improvements and features: 

8.4.0 (iOS)

  •  * Faster and better scanning on large networks (greater than /24)
  •  * Optimized SNMP and DNS lookups, resulting in less network requests
  •  * New in-app purchase to remove Ads and to experience Fing without distractions
  •  * Improved stability and fixed bugs

Starting from iOS 13

  •  * Dark theme can be managed directly from the phone settings
  •  * Sign in into your Fing account with Apple
  •  * All Apps must request location permissions to display Wifi name and address

23 August 2019

Fing 8.3.1 (iOS)

* Bugfixes


8 August 2019

Fing 8.3.1 (Android)

* Bugfixes on Android:
– Fixed device alert switches not being consistent with device alert state


1 July 2019

Fing 8.3.0

iOS

  • New! Export your network data in HTML, JSON, CSV, XML
  • Fix network removal from account
  • Fix Fingbox network not being selected after successful setup
  • Fix sorting of internet speed history

Android

  • New! Export your data in HTML, JSON, CSV, XML
  • New! Added support for Android Q
  • New! Reduced App size by 30% using the new Android bundle format
  • Fix Fingbox network not being selected after successful setup
  • Fix sorting of internet speed history

21 June 2019

Fing 8.2.4

  • Bug fixes and improvements

10 June 2019

Fing 8.2.3

  • Bug fixes and improvements

29 May 2019

Fing 8.2.2

  • Bug fixes and improvements

3 May 2019

Fing 8.2.1

  • Bug fixes and improvements

20 April 2019

Fing 8.2.0

  • Bug fixes and improvements

28 March 2019

Fing app 8.1.7 Android / 8.1.6 iOS / Fingbox agent 1.14.0 

  • Improved ISP rating interaction
  • Allow to sort ISP scoreboard by performance / user rating / distribution
  • Fix Google Sign in on iOS
  • Longer timeouts for speed test upload
  • Recent speed test problems experienced due to issues with our partner MLab are now fixed on both Fing App & Fingbox

3 March 2019

  • Added new translations: Vietnamese, Indonesian, Russia
  • Bugfixes and improvements, including fix for freeze on Japanese language
  • Fix to inability to dismiss keyboard on iPhone XS Ma

 


7 January 2019

* Bugfixes on Mobile speed test
* Show distribution of ratings for each Internet Provider
* Fixed text cut on Android on most of devices, using standard and large font size
* Fixed contact list showing empty contact names on iOS


19 December 2018

Fing App 8.1.0


5 November 2018

Fing App 8.0.0

  • A Brand new look for Fing! All the features you love, displayed in a fresh and crisp new User Interface
  • Do you prefer a simpler device list or a technical view? Use the new “View” setting to switch views on the fly
  • Supports Password Managers in Sign-in page
  • [iOS] Improved startup time and display times
  • [iOS] The night is dark and full of terrors. Night mode is now available on iOS.

14th September 2018

Fing App 7.2.0 Released on Android and iOS

      • New feature: block devices by default. Disabled by default, can be enabled in Fingbox settings
      • New feature: monthly Internet speed report. Enabled by default, can be disabled in Fingbox settings
      • Internet Speed: ranking now includes also ISP reliability
      • Mobile tools: new and improved Trace-route and Ping tools
      • Android: workflow to enable location for case

UI:

      • Improved Android App Settings
      • Added “Notify when enters and leaves the network” setting shortcut in user views

Bugfix Android: 

      • Fixed: device list is flickering during search
      • Fixed: export of discovery state fails
      • Fixed: capture of pictures from camera fails on certain devices
      • Fixed: removal of local network is not updating networks list after removal

10 August 2018

Fing App 7.2.0 Released on Android and iOS

Free App
– New way of entering the target to Ping/Traceroute/Scan Service. The improved UX allows to re-select a recent target host and to pick a device from the list of devices (if currently connected to that network)
– New look for the Ping with chart on Android (aligned to iOS page)
– Users in the USA can buy Fingbox online from BestBuy.com
Fing Account
– New account Sign-in workflow and UI (still using the web-based social logins, though).
– New account profile page to configure the user’s avatar, name, mail notifications and push notifications directly from the mobile app
– New dedicated page for Fing account storage.
Fingbox
– New layout of the Digital Presence chart
– The nominal speed of the Fingbox connectivity is reported in Fingbox setting, warning the user if it’s below 1Gb

15 June 2018

Fing App 7.0.3 Released on Android and iOS

On iOS:
* Digital Presence displays day/night time frames
* fixed crashes on some devices
* fixed VoiceOver missing
* fixed elapsed time on Fingbox
* fixed unable to trust access point / gateway
* fixed jumping keyboard while editing devices
* fixed promo banner not dismissing on “Not now”
* fixed access point marker not visible in device list

On Android:
* Digital Presence displays day/night time frames
* minor fixes (since 7.0.2)


11 June 2018

Fing App 7.0.2

Bug fixes and improvements on Android


8 June 2018

Fing App 7.0.1

We just released Fing 7.0.1 on Android with the following changes:
* Fixed crashes on Android 4.4 KitKat
* Fixed landscape rotation issues
* Fixed invalid date display in user panel


 

7 June 2018

Fing App 7.0.0

      • New navigation and layout for all Fing app users
      • New features for Fingbox users

New Navigation
Tap on the toolbar to select a network. Change networks from any screen in the app.
See the timeline of changes in the “EVENTS” tab.
All account & settings are now grouped together.

All new Fingbox features & layout
Chart of the Digital Presence of your household.
A new look and feel for Device Blocking.
Security and performance events have moved to the “NETWORK” tab.
Easily enable/disable all Wi-Fi checks and events from the UI.


 

27 March 2018

Fing App 6.7.1 

Bugfixes and UI Improvements

Bugs have been squashed!

Improved Support

      • Added an in-app menu option to display app help from our support page @ help.fing.io
      • You will now be prompted with a release notes page whenever a new version of the app is installed

New Languages

      • We now provide also Traditional Chinese localization (Taiwan and Hong Kong)

UI Cleanup

      • On iOS the bottom bar is now automatically hidden when you get into nested views, to gain more visual room
      • The DigitalFence radio device list has been improved by removing the tabbed interface in favor of a more user-friendly filterable view

 

13 March 2018

Fing App 6.7.0


22 February 2018

Fing App 6.6.0


26 January 2018

Fing App 6.5.1 

      • General fixes
      • Dark theme fix
      • Fixes on new features

24 January 2018

Fing App 6.5.0

 



9 January 2018

Fing Mobile App 6.4.2 Released (Android only)

      • Fing 6.4.2 just for Android, with a few fixes on notifications bug we’ve seen recently on Android 8.x.
      • All voluntary feedback are now sent to appfeedback@fing.io


14 December 2017

Mobile App: Fing 6.4.1

      • Fix of “log out issue” on iOS
      • Fixes on Android notifications
      • Support for holiday events. We will generate a few events that you’ll only be able to see using Fing 6.4.1. Learn more


21 November 2017

Mobile App: Fing 6.4.0

      • Bugfixes

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