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Android App v4.0.0 (BETA)

There is an update to our Android application scheduled for release to BETA on Friday, January 21st, 2022.


  • UI migrated to Jetpack Compose
  • Improved input validation
  • Improved error messages
  • Updated the provisioner
    • Can now name your Valve Controller during provisioning
    • Now checks for already configured Wi-FI
    • New “motor calibration” step
      • Please delete and provision your device again to test this, and to ensure proper motor calibration
    • Improved error messages
  • Insurance provider information
    • You can optionally share the insurance provider you have for a Location in Guardian
    • This information is used internally and not sold to third parties

Known Issues

  • Password reset prompt hides Login input
    • Exit and enter the app to reset
  • UI for empty or location not selected yet needs work
  • Scrolling through the Events list is janky and stutters
    • Fix is known. Working on implementation
  • All devices in the main device list say “Basement Closet”
    • Soon, users will be able to specify which room their devices are in to make it easier to identify where a problem is occurring.
    • Placeholder text was not hidden
  • Device list will occasionally show a valve that has recently opened or closed as being in motion, despite finishing its motion successfully
    • Cycling the valve can fix this
    • Details screen appears to show accurate position
  • Deleting a device or location shows an error message when no error occurred
    • Backing out of the settings screen, the device or location will have been deleted when looking at their associated list
    • User may remain on settings screen, despite delete being a success
    • Interacting with and attempting to update a deleted location can cause unexpected errors in the app
  • After adding a device, “View device” only takes user back to device list screen
    • Should move user to “device details” screen
  • After adding a location, it must be selected manually from the side navigation
    • Should automatically select this location
  • Some fields are missing for Valve Controller details
    • Can't view SSID or IPv4
    • Viewable using debug tool