What's New

Welcome to the What's New page.

This topic lists information about previous releases of the Verizon Connect® Spotlight™ mobile app, and what has been improved and/or fixed in recent releases.

The current release is 1.19. Information regarding this release can be found below.

Verizon Connect® Spotlight™ v1.19

New Features and Enhancements

Added the ability to contact drivers by SMS message in Android versions.

Bug Fixes / Technical Release Notes

Made miscellaneous minor fixes to the iOS version of the app.

 

Verizon Connect® Spotlight™ v1.18

New Features and Enhancements

Added a subject line when emailing using the "Share Location" menu option in iOS versions. Previously, this line was empty.
Added the ability to contact drivers by SMS message in iOS versions.

Bug Fixes / Technical Release Notes

Fixed a bug that could manifest when using the search page feature in iOS 13.
Corrected a fault that truncated the Vehicle Health list in Android versions.
Made miscellaneous minor fixes to both iOS and Android versions.

 

Verizon Connect® Spotlight™ v1.17

New Features and Enhancements

Added a URL link to the driver, vehicle or marker location on Google Maps when using the "Share Location" menu option in Android versions.

Bug Fixes / Technical Release Notes

Fixed a bug that could cause the map in the All Vehicles screen to zoom to individual cities rather than countries in Android versions.
Corrected a fault that stopped the map correctly refocusing on a previous GPS location after switching between the All Vehicles and Nearby Vehicles screens in iOS versions.

 

Verizon Connect® Spotlight™ v1.16

New Features and Enhancements

Added associated driver and vehicle details to the vehicle and drivers list when clicking and expanding map clusters in the iOS app.
Improved the appearance of the Daily Summary Card history by adjusting the font size of the screen title, and truncating overlapping text.

Bug Fixes / Technical Release Notes

Corrected a fault that allowed app users to view InSight Alerts that they did not have rights to see.
Fixed a bug in the Vehicle history line on the time slider.
Fixed a fault in iOS versions that could stop the correct Vehicle icon being shown on the map if the vehicle model included a forward slash.

 

Verizon Connect® Spotlight™ v1.15

New Features and Enhancements

Added associated driver details to the Vehicles list, and vehicle details to the associated driver on the Driver list.
Added Idle, Drive, and Stopped times to the History Summary Card.
Improved the layout of text in some languages.
Improved marker distribution in the web and Android versions of the app.

 

Verizon Connect® Spotlight™ v1.14

New Features and Enhancements

Added toggles to the upper right corner of all maps to switch between standard and satellite views , and for enabling or disabling the visibility of markers on the map.
Added vehicle speed details to the Vehicles and Driver details screens.

 

Verizon Connect® Spotlight™ v1.13

New Features and Enhancements

Added support for all vehicles statuses, including "Moving", "Stopped", "Working", "Idle", "No Signal", "Private", and "Reporting"; and added icons that represent each of these vehicle statuses. These icons are shown on the map, in list views, and when viewing histories.
Added near real-time data display to the app. Vehicle and driver details are now updated every 60 seconds..
Updated the appearance of marker icons shown on the map.

Bug Fixes / Technical Release Notes

Fixed a bug that stopped pages from scrolling correctly.
Corrected a permissions fault that stopped the driver of a vehicle being shown to accounts that had permission to see the vehicle.
Fixed a fault that could stop the sign in page showing translated text.
Fixed a bug on iOS devices that caused vehicles to be shown as "Unknown" on the Activity screen.

 

Verizon Connect® Spotlight™ v1.12

New Features and Enhancements

Added support for German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Portuguese Brazilian, Spanish, Czech, Dutch, Lithuanian, and Polish user interface languages. These languages are configured from the Verizon Connect fleet management platform. See this knowledge base article for configuration details.
Added new vehicle status icons.

Bug Fixes / Technical Release Notes

Fixed a bug that allowed accounts without suitable rights to view drivers.
Fixed an issue that stopped map marker outlines drawing correctly on the marker details page in previous Android versions of the app.
Corrected a fault that could cause the app to crash on devices using iOS 9.
Fixed as cosmetic bug when viewing a map.