Android TV/Fire TV Beta Notes

This is the Channels for Android, Android TV, and Fire TV beta release notes thread.

As betas are published, their notes will be posted here. Follow along to see what has changed.

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v2021.09.10.2337

• FIXED: Playback issues with MSNBC over TVE when using hardware decoding

v2021.09.12.1648

• IMPROVED: Optimized HLS seeking and HLS caching
• IMPROVED: Added max cache size to stats overlay

v2021.09.12.2152

• FIXED: Playback issues with some content in hardware video decoding mode

v2021.09.12.2310

• FIXED: Playback issues with some content in hardware video decoding mode

v2021.09.14.0036

• FIXED: Fast-forward and Quick Guide were not working while watching a Virtual Channel

v2021.09.14.2339

  • NEW: Remote Shortcut for toggling closed captions
  • IMPROVED: Use the back button to get back to current time in Guide
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v2021.09.14.2342

  • NEW: Remote Shortcut for toggling closed captions
  • IMPROVED: Use the back button to get back to current time in Guide

v2021.09.15.0250

• 4.0 Release Candidate

v2021.09.15.1700

• IMPROVED: Added logging for What's Next card issues

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v2021.09.15.2225

• FIXED: Next Up button was glitchy

v2021.09.15.2318

• FIXED: Seek forward was not working on some shows with remote streaming

v2021.09.20.2338

• FIXED: Crash when deleting all episodes of a show
• FIXED: Seeking was not working when streaming away from home
• FIXED: Favorites and hidden import/export was not working when away from home
• FIXED: Back button was not working reliably on Guide tab
• IMPROVED: Crash reporting
• IMPROVED: Advanced setting to repopulate kids section

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v2021.10.08.2025

Support for vorbis audio playback

v2021.10.08.2115

Fixed remote access issues on Android 5.1 devices

v2021.10.08.2210

Another attempt to fix remote access issues on Android 5.1 devices

v2021.10.20.2343

Improved ATSC3 playback
Video player errors now show more details

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v2021.10.21.0005

Crash fixes

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v2021.10.22.1531

NEW: Playback Speed options in the video player

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