Release Notes - Firestick

Written By Fahad Ahmed

Updated at January 10th, 2024

Version 8.45.263

Updated: 09-01-2024

Improved:

  • We've made some bug fixes.
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Version 8.45.258

Updated: 12-07-2023

Added:

  • Great news for Amazon Firestick users! We are excited to announce the introduction of a freemium version of our Amazon TV app. Starting today, you can now sign up and enjoy PureVPN for free on your Amazon TV for as long as you want. 
  • Please note, that the freemium version is only supported in PureVPN's Amazon TV app, and that too for new signups.

Improved:

  • We've made some bug fixes.
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Version 8.45.185

Updated: 11-05-2023

Added:

  • We have made a major change to the app's dashboard by showing your top four recently connected locations on the dashboard, so you can easily connect to any of them with just a click.

Improved:

  • Some users were unable to view locations upon the selection of the Proxy Protocol. Our team immediately worked on it, and the issue has now been fixed.
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Version 8.33.190

Updated: 20-04-2023

Improved:

  • We noticed some crashes following the last update and have fixed it in this release.
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Version 8.33.183 

Updated: 12-03-2023

Improved:

  • We have upgraded our login mechanism, as we're gearing up to launch new products, to help you easily log in to multiple apps via email as well as through other methods that will be available shortly.
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Version 8.26.174 

Updated: 06-01-2023

Improved:

  • We noticed some crashes following the last update and hope this one fixes it.
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Version 8.26.143 

Updated: 10-02-2023

Added:

  • You can now enjoy your favorite movies and shows with our all new Firestick TV support.
  • Remember using our popular WireGuard protocol? Now you can use our Split Tunneling feature along with it too!
  • Even smarter troubleshooting options are available right in the app, if you need them (we hope you don't).

Improved:

  • We've added an option to talk to our support team on the login screen to immediately resolve any issues you might be facing.
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Version 3.3.0 

Updated: 05-03-2020

What's New

Auto connect

  • Added a feature of Auto connect on system reboot.

Fixes

  • We identified and fixed a few minor bugs, which will go a long way in ensuring your VPN experience remains seamless.
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Version 3.2.0 

Updated: 13-02-2019

What's New

Split Tunneling

  • Split Tunneling is now available on our Firestick app so that users can split their traffic between the VPN tunnel and their ISP as they see fit.

Local IP Fixes

  • We have performed a few tweaks to ensure your privacy and security never gets compromised.

Fixes

  • We identified and fixed a few minor bugs, which will go a long way in ensuring your VPN experience remains seamless.
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Version 3.0.1 

Updated: 27-12-2018

Fixes

  • Fixed wired connection issue.
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Version: 3.0.0 

Updated: 24-12-2018

What's New

Improvements

  • 7-day trial added.
  • Added Popular apps to the streaming list.
  • Added optimized servers for better connectivity.
  • Improved & simplified UI/UX.

Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes.
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Version 2.0.2 

Updated: 07-08-2018

Fixes

  • Fixed issues where sometimes user were unable to disconnect VPN.

Version 2.0.0 

Updated: 27-07-2018

What's New

Split Tunneling

  • We have introduced the split tunneling feature so that you can specify which the app for which you need to use the app.

Feedback

  • To ensure that your voice and opinion is heard, we have integrated the feedback option so that you can submit the assessment of the app online, and have your queries resolved right away.

Auto Connect

  • We have also integrated the auto connect option so that the app reconnects automatically, in case the connection drops or the device is restarted.
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Version 1.1.9 

Updated: 24-05-2018

What's New

Improvements

  • Just made a few changes here and there to accommodate General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
  • Reiterated our commitment to preserving no logs in our database, thereby keeping everything transparent and Pure!
  • Brought in more stability and discipline for Firestick traffic so that it doesn't crash anymore - the way it did in previous versions.
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Version 1.1.8 

Updated: 08-05-2018

What's New

Improvements

  • In this version, we enhanced the connectivity and security related issues which we diagnosed in the previous version, and spat them right away.
  • We also optimized the booting time so that you can log on to your system as quickly as possible.
  • And in rare instances when you are unable to connect, or the connection drops, an automated system would help you to reconnect again right away.
  • An improved user interface would help you to navigate the system in a better way, helping you to focus on things that matter to you most.
  • And even when the connection is limited, our improved system would help resist disconnectivity.
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Version 1.1.7 

Updated: 26-04-2018

Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that could impede your connectivity and lead to longer connection request
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Version 1.1.6 

Updated: 10-04-2018

Fixes

  • Got rid of a minor bug that could lead to slower connectivity and impede streaming on your device.
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Version 1.1.5 

Updated: 06-04-2018

What's New

Features Added/ Changelog

  • Primed the user interface making it more seamless and easier to browse your favourite content.

Fixes

  • Purged off the app off minor, pesky bugs.
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Version 1.1.4 

Updated: 28-03-2018

Fixes

  • Eliminated the minor bugs that to auto-disconnect after logging in.
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Version 1.1.3 

Updated: 22-03-2018

Fixes

  • Got rid of those pesky pop ups that hampered your user experience on your Firestick. Fixed a few bugs that could make your user experience plague and bothersome.
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Version 1.1.2 

Updated: 09-03-2018

Fixes

  • We identified a few minor bugs, and made sure they were wiped off the app.
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Version 1.1.1 

Updated: 01-03-2018

What's New

Features Added/ Changelog

  • Made sure that experience is absolutely seamless by integrating Smart Connect button into the app.

Fixes

  • Revamped the UI giving it a cleaner, crisper outlook. Pure-ified the app from bugs which we identified in the previous version.
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Version 1.1.0 

Updated: 01-03-2018

What's New

Improvements

  • Added in more Pure-ity to the app by optimizing the connection speed across all major servers.
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Version 1.0.8 

Updated: 29-12-2017

What's New

Improvements

  • We cleansed up the app from a rare, yet ill-befitting crash that would happen in the middle of on-boarding for some devices.
  • Disinfected the app from a few bugs that could impede the performance.
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Version 1.0.7 

Updated: 19-12-2017

Fixes

  • We identified a few shortcoming that lead to crashes on Sony Bravia and Amazon TV devices. Moreover, we fixed the app from VPN cancellation issues. Finally, we also fixed the login dialogue error that occured in previous versions.
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Version 1.0.6 

Updated: 15-12-2017

Fixes

  • We scoured the app off all the bugs that would hamper your experience 
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Version 1.0.5 

Updated: 14-12-2017

Fixes

  • Fixed issues where some particularly pesky bugs led to app crashes and freezing issues.
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Version 1.0.4 

Updated: 19-11-2017

Fixes

  • As for the minor issues that could possibly impede the performance on your Firestick device, we got rid of them as well!
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Version 1.0.3 

Updated: 14-11-2017

Fixes

  • We fixed issues that were reported from the previous interface to offer you a better, and more seamless experience while using PureVPN.
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Version 1.0.2 

Updated: 04-10-2017

Fixes

  • Pure-ified the app from bugs and issues that made the process tough.
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Version 1.0.1 

Updated: 25-09-2017

What's New

Features Added/ Changelog

  • Introduced Quick Connect - an easier and faster way to connect with a world to seamless, and anonymous internet connectivity.
  • Added in Protocol Support to ensure faster, more reliable and a more secure network via TCP/ UDP.
  • Complimented the app with a guided onboarding process for new PureVPN users.
  • Conjuncted the app with authentication support for easier Login and Sign Up
  • Placed in User Profile in the app, so that you can manage your profiling right from your device.
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