Changelog

New updates and improvements to Shortwave

Top Level Action: Delete 🗑️

November 17

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Delete: Delete and bulk delete are now top level actions in Shortwave, and you can swipe to delete on iOS.



🚢 New Features Shipped

  • Natural language (e.g. “2 hr” or “next week”) can now be used to snooze threads on iOS
  • Set labels, senders, channels and mailing lists to skip your inbox
  • Stay up to date on new features in Shortwave with in-app feature announcements

⚙️ Product Changes

  • Threads now use the last message in the thread as preview text instead of the last unread message
  • Labels are now offered as suggestions in the “Add favorite” sidebar flow

🐛 Fixes and Improvements

  • Highlighting text in the first message of a subject-only thread prompts quote menu to appear on hover
  • Fixed push notifications for unsnoozed threads sometimes not sending
  • Fixed overlapping header and footer elements when viewing the app in mobile Safari or after being added to the iOS home screen
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Full Screen Compose and Faster Search 🏎️

November 3

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Full Screen Compose: New message compose is now a full screen experience, delivering more focus when you need it.
Faster Search: We just shipped backend improvements making search 4x faster!

🚢 New Features Shipped

  • Newsletter built-in label now automatically applies to known newsletter senders
  • Ability to view and manage magic label senders for all labels
  • Click-to-copy subject lines
  • Link to changelog added in-app from help menu (?)
  • Launched as an official integration in Shift

⚙️ Product Changes

  • The top-most thread on every screen is now focused by default
  • After sending a message, the thread is focused rather than the compose box
  • Visual styling changes to the inbox including removing the “wave”, and changing the color of the top bar in dark mode
  • Hover cards include the gear icon to open the settings dialog

🐛 Fixes and Improvements

  • Fixed issue with built-in labels sometimes not being auto-removed
  • Fixed safe areas on the iOS mobile web app so it looks correct on all iOS devices, including iPad
  • All inbox items now properly have drag handles
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