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The Electric Imp BlinkUp App

Both development-oriented imp-enabled devices and BlinkUp™ fixtures for factory installation are added to your Electric Imp account using the Electric Imp mobile app. This app is currently available for both iOS and Android operating systems:

Current Versions

iOS

The iOS Electric Imp app is at version 4.6.5.

Android

The Android Electric Imp app is at version 4.6.2.

Release Notes

Android

  • 4.6.2 (September 2020)
    • Sample screen refresh rates and compensate for 90Hz and 120Hz screens, eg. Samsung Galaxy S20.
  • 4.6.1 (June 2020)
    • Update following Electric Imp’s acquisition by Twilio.
  • 4.6.0 (October 2019)
    • Add device assignment, renaming and logging to the post-BlinkUp UI.
    • Add Devices entry to app menu:
      • List Products in your account and their Device Grooups.
      • List Device Groups’ assigned devices, and rename, re-assign, unassign or log a chosen device.
      • List unassigned devices.
  • 4.5.8 (September 2019)
    • New Advanced Setting: Target Account
      • Activate a device and auto-assign it to an account with which you are a Collaborator, rather than your own.
    • Remove Azure impCloud access.
    • Updated menu-accessed help guides.
  • 4.5.7 (June 2019)
    • Fix an issue causing WiFi details to be saved unnecessarily in certain circumstances.
    • Under-the-hood improvements: support v5 API device enrollment.

iOS

  • 4.6.5 (April 2021)
    • Fix for iOS ‘Please grant access to local network’ issue.
  • 4.6.4 (June 2020)
    • Update following Electric Imp’s acquisition by Twilio.
  • 4.6.3 (March 2020)
    • Fix for rare overlong waits during pre-BlinkUp ‘Please wait while we verify your credentials…’ operations.
  • 4.6.2 (January 2020)
    • Note 4.6.1 was not released to the public.
    • New feature: device logging.
    • Bug fixes.
  • 4.6.0 (September 2019)
    • Add device to Device Group assignment, device renaming, unassign Device to the post-BlinkUp UI.
    • Add Devices tab:
      • List Products in your account and their Device Groups.
      • List Device Groups’ assigned devices, and rename, re-assign or unassign them.
      • List unassigned devices.
    • New Advanced Setting: Target Account
      • Activate a device and auto-assign it to an account with which you are a Collaborator, rather than your own.
    • Remove Azure impCloud access.
    • Updated Support tab help guides.
  • 4.5.9 (June 2019)
    • Add 3D Touch support on compatible iDevices.
    • No auto-smartening of quote marks in SSIDs.
    • Under-the-hood improvements: support v5 API device enrollment.
  • 4.5.8 (April 2019)
    • Fixed an issue blocking account sign-up on mobile devices.

Known Issues

Android

Under Android 9 and some later Android 8 releases (API 26 and up), getting the name of the network to which the host phone is connected requires permission to be granted by the user. We are working to add this, but until we do, the SETUP page’s Network Name field will be empty and will not be pre-set with the name of the network to which the host phone is connected.

Versions of the app older than 4.5.4 (released September 28, 2018) no longer work — please update to the most recent release.

iOS

None.