[VIVID Launcher] Official Post ([Jun.18 2022] We are releasing new version 5.6.3408 today !)

Poll of Features you want in VIVID! (Pls comment on Trace2 if yours not in list or others)


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vivid_1

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1. Please release new version with fixing issue: Music Player, when I move forward or backward the song using the Steering Wheel button, it jumps Twice.

2. Song list sort by randomly between "Name file" and "Song name". Hopefully you add with 2 options for sorting it.

3. Please remove the feature that the left-screen (MapView) keeps pulling up every time the launcher start.

4. For the right-screen (Music Player), add buttons switching between Local, Bluetooth, and Radio above Music Player instead of forcing access in the app.

5. Let's improve the ability to switching between Day and Night theme smoothly.
Thanks for advice. Those are gonna be fixed step by step.
1. We are investigating on this, are you using a vivid launcher or deprecated vivid ROM or others?
2. Will plan to do
3. Will be fixed in next release
4. Now the switching button happens in media page, not in dashboard right-screen
5. Any suggestion for day/night change, plan to do change per system time
 

vivid_1

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I am using vivid Rom provided as stock by Dasaita....not the one published on forums.
Vivid is updated to the latest version available

What is the difference between a full vivid rom and hct rom+vivid launcher?
You mean you are using Dasaita prebuilt vivid ROM? weird though, should already handle the 3rd party key control issue
 

Rami3073

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Jul 22, 2017
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I'm using this launcher on another Android Head Unit by Teyes, not a Dasaita or PX5/PX6 system. Am I limited to the amount of apps integrated to the launcher? I don't have the Radio app feature integrated into the launcher media panel. Is this because I'm not using the Vivid rom? Am I able to have the Radio APK for it? If so, will it work on my system or does it have to be HCT PX5 PX6?

I noticed that you have a vivid app store is that right? I was looking up Dasaita android head units and noticed it in their promos.

Thanks
 

ikerg

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Vivid ROM and VIVID launcher (and Scout based ROMs) are only for MTCD units (at least initially as the authors said).
Vivid rom are only distributed per authorized manufacturer (like Dasaita and others).
Scout based ROM is only distributed by Dasaita
 

KhangTran476

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Mar 29, 2020
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Thanks for advice. Those are gonna be fixed step by step.
1. We are investigating on this, are you using a vivid launcher or deprecated vivid ROM or others?
2. Will plan to do
3. Will be fixed in next release
4. Now the switching button happens in media page, not in dashboard right-screen
5. Any suggestion for day/night change, plan to do change per system time
I am using Launcher only.
 

pskopylov

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Oct 9, 2021
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Do you plan to customize the home screen, namely the addition and selection of the necessary widgets. For example, I'm not very comfortable using the map widget, it would be interesting to put a speedometer or something like that there. More settings for the launcher itself. And further. I do not use music applications (only via bluetooth) and the music icon on the bottom panel is useless, but I cannot remove it. Anyway, thanks for awesome launcher
 

vivid_1

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Sep 8, 2021
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Do you plan to customize the home screen, namely the addition and selection of the necessary widgets. For example, I'm not very comfortable using the map widget, it would be interesting to put a speedometer or something like that there. More settings for the launcher itself. And further. I do not use music applications (only via bluetooth) and the music icon on the bottom panel is useless, but I cannot remove it. Anyway, thanks for awesome launcher
Thanks for advice, adding more customization options is in plan, stay tune and more suggestion is welcome~
 
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vivid_1

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I'm using this launcher on another Android Head Unit by Teyes, not a Dasaita or PX5/PX6 system. Am I limited to the amount of apps integrated to the launcher? I don't have the Radio app feature integrated into the launcher media panel. Is this because I'm not using the Vivid rom? Am I able to have the Radio APK for it? If so, will it work on my system or does it have to be HCT PX5 PX6?

I noticed that you have a vivid app store is that right? I was looking up Dasaita android head units and noticed it in their promos.

Thanks
We need integrate with headunit radio and bt api to make integrated radio and bt work, we are not working with Teye now, so VIVID can only be used as a launcher. You can still use Teye prebuilt radio app and bt app etc. Any suggestion will be welcome
 

Rami3073

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We need integrate with headunit radio and bt api to make integrated radio and bt work, we are not working with Teye now, so VIVID can only be used as a launcher. You can still use Teye prebuilt radio app and bt app etc. Any suggestion will be welcome
Thank you for the answer. Could you fix the text issue on the media panel?
 

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I've been using it on my Joying, I like it so far but would like a option to change the map app on the left and same as some other users say about the steering wheel controls not working and also not sure if its possible but would like to replace the phone app completely
 

vivid_1

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I've been using it on my Joying, I like it so far but would like a option to change the map app on the left and same as some other users say about the steering wheel controls not working and also not sure if its possible but would like to replace the phone app completely
Thanks for advice, plan do some improvement about map in the future.
1. About "replacing the phone app completely", why? can you describe in detail?
2. steering wheel not working? you mean next twice or not working at all? what device do u use?
 

pskopylov

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I see that there are a lot of suggestions for improvement or change. I think it would be convenient for users, including you, vivid_1, to make something like a document in which to describe the features that are planned. Users will be aware of what to expect and will not have to write about any problem or improvement that has already been announced
 

ikerg

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I've been using it on my Joying, I like it so far but would like a option to change the map app on the left and same as some other users say about the steering wheel controls not working and also not sure if its possible but would like to replace the phone app completely
As far as I know...joying units are not MTCD ones...it is not fair that you could be reporting bugs over a non supported unit.
 

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    After updating to the latest version that came out, I see everything worse... Also, something very important for me, I lost all the favorite radio stations with the image and the name that I gave it. I have returned to put image and text in each radio, but on the main screen they do not appear. Can you fix it @vivid_1?

    On the other hand, to use OK Google to call my contacts, do I need MTCdialer as a colleague says?

    Thanks for support
    Hi @vivid_1 could you please answer @pheff questions? I and some other users have noticed the same problems.

    1. Not working OK Google to call contacts. Should we install MTCdialer as it is mentioned by @jpdrm?

    2. After last update we lost all the favorite radio stations with the image and the name that we gave. Moreover, the logos and names customization is not working again.
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    Hi Guys,
    @pheff

    We'v tested older version to update with several versions, cannot reproduce the radio customizable miss and not working issue, do you guys now still reproducible? and any clue can give me? or can help to report a bug for us?

    In the previous version there was no problem. You customized the radios and they were selected. Now, you customize them and when you turn off the radio, they are lost...

    In addition, even when you customize text and image and have not yet turned off, the home screen does not show neither text nor image
    2
    I only use Vivid with the dark theme, but can you add an option that Google Maps widget is not automatically dark as well? That could be set separately. Thank you!
    That's possible, we can add one map theme toggle in the setting in the future.
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    After updating to the latest version that came out, I see everything worse... Also, something very important for me, I lost all the favorite radio stations with the image and the name that I gave it. I have returned to put image and text in each radio, but on the main screen they do not appear. Can you fix it @vivid_1?

    On the other hand, to use OK Google to call my contacts, do I need MTCdialer as a colleague says?

    Thanks for support
    2
    I don't think it's necessary to be so rude. is the official post of Vivid Launcher... which by the way is the best launcher I've tried for my unit, that's why integrity with other radio applications is requested. You don't have to talk like we're doing something wrong.
    I wasn't rude....perhaps you were annoyed as the answer was not the one you expected. I just explained why integration is not made on many devices....but you always can ask the manufacturer of your device to talk to vivid team to help them to integrate your unit.
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    VIVID is a personalized launcher to offer best experiences while you're driving. It's designed neatly and beautiful, intuitive and easy to use. Here are the major features you're going to find out in VIVID:

    * Split home screen - It applies a split home screen for the most important 2 features while you're driving, Maps and Media, so that you don't have to jump back and forth among apps. And you can also easily access to the recent apps from the bottom bar.

    * Navigation - Google Maps, Waze, Amigo, iGo, no matter what navigation apps you're using, once you used it, it will stay at the bottom bar as your default Maps app.

    * Media - Highly customized UI for in-vehicle scenarios, and it's compatible with any standard media browse services, e.g. DAB-Z.

    * Phone - Integrated with HCT and ums512_1h10_Natv Head Units, and highly customized UI for phone calling, it's simple and easy to use!

    * Hardware Integration - Integrated with HCT and ums512_1h10_Natv HUs, you can use native radio and Bluetooth call, music

    * OTA update - Continuously improve and listen to user feedback, new release is bi-weekly or monthly.

    The download link and release notes are in second floor blow in this post.

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    For all the lovely people saw here so far:
    1. Your ideas matter: we want to here from you about your pain point using your headunit for now, features you want to have, services you want to connect to and what we haven't done good enough.
    2. Features we'll deliver in the several coming release:
      1. Dashboard layout switch
      2. Google assistant certain level support (voice nav, music control, dial etc.)
      3. Your suggestions

    Warning: VIVID is free for only personal users, for commercial usage please contact us.
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    Can you do vivid a favor? Please give us a rating on Google play so that more people can enjoy vivid experience in car. And thank you for all the way helping vivid getting better day by day. Really appreciate!!​

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.telenav.launcher

    [Jun.18 2022] We are releasing new version 5.6.3408 today !
    Major changes are:
    1. Android native widget support (Add widgets you like)
    2. Support custom splash images
    3. Radio cover and title customized
    4. Google map smooth improvement
    5. Android 12 support
    6. Card dashboard clock widget support
    7. Fix bugs and performance improvement
    Google Play: Search keywords: “VIVID Launcher” or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.telenav.launcher
    Apk Download Link: vivid launcher apk


    [April.29 2022] We are releasing new version 5.3.3388 today !
    Major changes are:
    1. Fix map nav panel not show issue and improve map update
    2. Fix music autoplay bugs
    3. Local music folder alphabetically order
    4. UI tuning
    5. Add user feedback entrance in setting
    6. Improve stability and performance
    7. Fix bugs
    Google Play: Search keywords: “VIVID Launcher” or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.telenav.launcher
    Apk Download Link: vivid launcher apk

    [Mar.21 2022] We are releasing new version 5.3.3372 today !
    Major changes are:
    1. Improve media auto play when startup
    2. Add delete call history function
    3. Add user can skip OTA version function
    4. Fix bugs
    Google Play: Search keywords: “VIVID Launcher” or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.telenav.launcher
    Apk Download Link: vivid launcher apk

    [Mar.7 2022] We are releasing new version 5.2.3365 today !
    Major changes are:
    1. Android 11 support (Update ROM from 10 to 11 please contact Dasaita)
    2. Card Dashboard for all users and experience refine
    3. Google voice assistant support (Support all domains include voice Dialing but some hardware has compatible issue because of Google)
    4. VIVID Settings UI reorg and tuning
    5. Apps page horizontal swipe
    6. Email login
    7. Speedometer widget support
    8. Add reboot button in setting
    9. Fix bugs
    Google Play: Search keywords: “VIVID Launcher” or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.telenav.launcher
    Apk Download Link: vivid launcher apk



    [Feb.17 2022] We are releasing new version 5.1.3358 today !
    Major changes are:
    1. Hot fix for yesterday's build 5.1.3355
    2. Fix quickly switch media sources may lose media source choices issue
    Google Play: Search keywords: “VIVID Launcher” or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.telenav.launcher
    Apk Download Link: vivid launcher apk

    [Feb.16 2022] We are releasing new version 5.1.3355 today !
    Major changes are:
    1. Dashboard map and nav panel optimization
    2. Add Home/Work address shortcut
    3. Media source change and browse refactor
    4. Add stable and canary OTA option
    5. Don't auto change BT name and pin, be able to change in setting
    6. Weather improvement
    7. Bug fix
    Google Play: Search keywords: “VIVID Launcher” or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.telenav.launcher
    Apk Download Link: vivid launcher apk

    [Jan.4 2022] We are releasing new version 4.12.3333 today !
    Major changes are:
    1. Improve performance and fix bugs
    Google Play: Search keywords: “VIVID Launcher” or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.telenav.launcher
    Apk Download Link: vivid launcher apk

    [Dec.20 2021] We are releasing new version 4.12.3331 today !
    Major changes are:
    1. Dashboard weather and full weather page support
    2. Sort and Search apps support
    3. Steering wheel issues with Zilink and local video fix
    4. Spotify cover support
    5. Fix bugs and improve performance
    Google Play: Search keywords: “VIVID Launcher” or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.telenav.launcher
    Apk Download Link:

    [Dec.06 2021] We are releasing new version 4.11.3327 today !
    Major changes are:
    1. Lock screen valet mode with password
    2. Support drag and drop to change app position
    3. Support steering wheel pause button
    4. Don't duck audio sound when receive bluetooth notification on PX6
    5. Fix crashes and bugs
    Google Play: Search keywords: “VIVID Launcher” or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.telenav.launcher
    Apk Download Link: https://mega.nz/file/CLBABbrS#muEzuuMIiHViET7iUDU14rBUnxVw4sRG9TFkuzouZHo


    [Nov.23 2021] We are releasing new version 4.11.3321 today! This is hot fix for yesterday's version.
    Major changes are:
    1. Hot fix for phone bluetooth notification will pause vivid music issue
    Google Play: Search keywords: “VIVID Launcher” or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.telenav.launcher
    Apk Download Link:https://mega.nz/file/Hbx0nAqT#yvUQbRvEaB8qdeE4VtTf9FRwttINepCw6K0Zvc6FMYY


    [Nov.22 2021] We are releasing new version 4.11.3318 today!
    Major changes are:
    1. Support Android split screen on dashboard (Long click ’recent' control on status bar). Please contract Dasaita for latest ROM to support split screen if you are Dasaita users, if other ROM, you may support already.
    2. Day/Night theme auto change timezone bug fix
    3. Support navigation bar apps customization (Long click apps to pin or unpin)
    4. Improve performance
    5. Fix crashes and bugs
    Refer to video how to enable split screen

    Google Play: Search keywords: “VIVID Launcher” or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.telenav.launcher
    Apk Download Link:https://mega.nz/file/Pax0USxa#nOZG21r5QPoMrrSMj8D0gdssTeui1YQ6TXNADT0AM8I


    [Nov.8 2021] We are releasing new version 4.10.3306 today!
    Major changes are:
    1. Day/Night auto mode change theme based on sunrise/sunset time
    2. On/Off setting for 'vivid music widget' show on other apps
    3. Wallpaper can be selected from local device
    4. Left map will change to HeadingUp instead always NorthUp while driving
    5. Android 11 compatible support
    6. Fixed cardLayout dashboard phone call not showing issue
    7. Fixed driving mode restriction on search bugs
    8. Fix other bugs and crashes
    Google Play: Search keywords: “VIVID Launcher” or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.telenav.launcher
    Apk Download Link: https://mega.nz/file/6fZHCKoB#8-h_9rBlxSBPeQbWgXnnvKUlPreLML70qe_aoAGR4_I

    [Oct.25 2021] We are releasing new version 4.10.3295 today!
    Major changes are:
    1. All apps page change from smart group to original grid layout
    2. Add shortcut to open control panel on domain bar
    3. Fix Dashboard nav search not working issue
    4. Disable search panel pull up every time
    5. Dashboard layout switch (only ROM users, Beta function, known issue in answering phone)
    6. Zoom in google map view zoom level
    7. Fix Zlink steering wheel control not working issue
    8. Fix steering wheel cannot hangup phone issue
    9. Fix bugs and crashes
    Download Links(If you have no Google Play on your device, please reply to let us know)

    Google Play: Search keywords: “VIVID Launcher” or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.telenav.launcher


    [Sept.18 2021] We are releasing new version 4.9.3268 today!
    Major changes are:
    1. Dashboard google maps support route information panel display
    2. All apps page use smart group
    3. Domain Bar support pin apps from recent used apps
    4. Recent used apps support long press to remove
    5. Improve stability and fix lots of bugs
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    Hey Guys, new release mainly for improve stability and performance. Tuning ui detail etc.

    Can you do vivid a favor? Please give us a rating on Google play so that more people can enjoy vivid experience in car. And thank you for all the way helping vivid getting better day by day. Really appreciate!!
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.telenav.launcher



    [April.29 2022] We are releasing new version 5.3.3388 today !
    Major changes are:
    1. Fix map nav panel not show issue and improve map update
    2. Fix music autoplay bugs
    3. Local music folder alphabetically order
    4. UI tuning
    5. Add user feedback entrance in setting
    6. Improve stability and performance
    7. Fix bugs
    Google Play: Search keywords: “VIVID Launcher” or https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.telenav.launcher
    Apk Download Link: vivid launcher apk
    4
    In my opinion....vivid team is making a huge effort on supporting customized ROMs which I think...is a nonsense.
    Stock manufacturers rom must be a base .... whoever wanted vivid....just install stock and vivid or a full vivid rom.
    Vivid team should pay attention on the vivid enhancement and new features and not to change behavior for customized roms....what could cause that new bugs appear over the stock and vivid roms, which is the intended market.
    So @KhangTran476 i suggest you to move to stock/ vivid rom in order to try the vivid features and report the bugs or new enhaccements in a more efficient way.

    If vivid is not working on customized paid roms....it is a duty of the rom's author (who is get paid ) to solve it
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    Right that's in plan. And we've look at that issue yesterday, we cannot add NavRadio/NavRadio+ into media list cause they did conflict with vivid radio, but in next release we'll actually try to let them working well with vivid launcher but cannot control by vivid launcher.
    Hi, I'm the developer of NavRadio+.
    I found that to make my app work with vivid launcher i need to add a mediaplayer service in my code so the launcher can properly give audiofocus to my app.
    Right now NavRadio start only a mediasession to send logo and radio infos but I'm working on adding the mediaplayer service to avoid these kind of problems, i just need to find the time and proper way to add it.
    In the while I can tell you some actions that could be usefull:

    The main NavRadio+ service is "com.navimods.radio.RadioService"
    The NavRadio_free service is "com.navimods.radio_free.RadioService"

    To start playing and gain audiofocus: "navimods_play_action"
    To stop the service: "navimods_stop.service"
    To switch to next station: "navimods_next_action"
    To switch to prev station: "navimods_prev_action"

    I hope this help a bit.

    If you need more infos, feel free to ask.

    ;)