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Anish Acharya
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Hi Folks - We pushed an update to the beta channel last night that adds an often requested feature: the ability to access Settings via a second swipe down (like stock Android). In addition to this we've also added a search function.

Please let us know what you think, we'll be letting it bake with all of you for a few days before releasing publicly.

thanks,
Team Snowball
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Thanks for the feedback; I'll see what's possible re: multiwindow enable/disable.
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Hey Folks - Just an FYI that v2.0.10 went out to the beta channel this morning with the following features:

- Replying to messages in heads up notifications
- Turning on the system font (Robot) in Settings
- Fix wifi / bluetooth settings to display correct state
- Other bug fixes

You can opt-in to the beta here: https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.snowball.app

Also - wanted to do a quick poll to see what folks are interested in:

1) Customization: themes, wallpaper, etc.
2) Search: quickly search for apps, contacts etc.
3) Speed boost / battery saver

thanks!
anish + snowball team
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I make +Tomás Santos words mine. Agreed 100%.
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Hi Friends - We're VERY excited to share Snowball 2.0 with you today. You can find it here (please uninstall the old snowball before downloading): http://trysnowball.com/install

Oh, and we listened to your feedback loud and clear -- now you can quickly reply to messages from Snowball.
Get the notifications you want, and none of the rest.Notifications are grea...
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I can't get quick replies to work with hangouts...Is there something that I'm doing wrong? It always opens the app without an option to quick reply? 
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Off topic - Happy birthday +Anish Acharya 
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This will be fixed in Monday's release! Thanks.
 
Hi! When messages come in facebook messenger, at the same time they appear both in the messenger and Snowball. And if i turn off the notification in the messenger, they are not appear in Snowball. 
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Folks - Version 1.0.6 is now live in the beta channel, please find it here: https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.squanda.swoop.app

thanks,
anish
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Is it possible to get a direct link to the update, not available in the US yet. 
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Folks - We've been listening to all of your feedback and are excited to give you an early look at the latest Snowball release candidate.  You can download the APK directly here: http://bit.ly/SnowAPK17

In this build you'll find support for:

- Telegram
- Skype
- Viber
- Hike
- BBM 
- Kik 
- GroupMe

We've also add international support, meaning that messages in non-English languages should appear in Snowball correctly.  

PLEASE help us to give test this build out; we're particularly focused on finding localization bugs.  We'd like to share our work with the whole world as soon as possible.

Thank you for your support and feedback!
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Cannot install it here too (galaxy core)
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Folks - We pushed a new version of Snowball into the beta channel last night. It includes support for keyboard switching & voicemail in the Important view.

Let me know if you have any feedback or questions!

thanks,
anish
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So for question #1 that's probably a hidden notification. We're working on controls for sounds and vibrations (should be in beta next week) to make this less annoying.

For question #2: If something is neither Important nor Hidden it would just appear under "Everything Else". Does that answer your question?

thanks!
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If you'd like to beta test Snowball please opt-in here: https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.snowball.app
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Awesome! Thanks. 
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Hi Beta Testers - Please find a link to an early version of the next Snowball build here: http://bit.ly/SnoAPK20

** THIS IS A MAJOR UPDATE ** 

We’ve made some significant design changes based on your feedback and we’d love your help to test it's usability.  

Most importantly, we've moved Snowball from a tab design to a pull down; you now pull down next to your notification tray to see your messages. This is based on usability feedback and testing.

Other changes include:
* Moved to a new Android Lollipop style design
* Added support for French, German, Italian, Korean, Japanese and Spanish
* Various bug fixes and performance improvements

Please share any and all feedback here!

Thanks,
The Snowball Team
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Great app....and will become amazing when "in app reply" will come...as of now it opens the individual app and we have to reply from there so not making much sense as of now......still it's a great idea!!
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Hi Folks - We've released the latest version to the App Store; for those who want to download the APK directly you can find it here: http://bit.ly/SnowAPK18

In addition to support for new messaging apps (Telegram, Skype, Viber, Hike, BBM, Kik, GroupMe) we've added a "Clear all" button under settings.

We haven't opened the app up to new geographies in the play store yet as we're still waiting on translations.  

Thanks for your support; we're listening to feedback as always.
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I can't download it.... 
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Oh, and: 
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    Product Manager, 2010 - present
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I'm a mad scientist masquerading as a product manager moonlighting as a deep house DJ and producer.

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