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update Settings App cover to reflect current state [not relevant]

asked 2014-02-06 20:32:46 +0300

ymb gravatar image

updated 2014-02-07 11:01:04 +0300

The settings app cover looks to be "static" in that it does not change even if you left it in a sub menu (for instance transfers).

I find this a bit confusing, as i look and have to think "why is settings open?", then tap it and see it is the transfers screen (or whatever sub screen of settings i happened to have left it on)

Would be good to update with something a bit more "live".

(this is a slightly different request to this one - https://together.jolla.com/question/386/cover-action-on-settings-app/ which is looking for cover actions)

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The question has been closed for the following reason "question is not relevant or outdated" by chemist
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There is some "dynamic" contents in the Settings cover. For example file download occationally displays a circular icon, which shows download progress. Unfortunately this feature has been showing rather randomly. I have been able to make it show download progress only occasionally. Unless latest update has fixed it.

Jolla095 ( 2014-02-06 20:52:57 +0300 )edit

I think that having the transfers as a part of the settings app is confusing.

etam ( 2014-02-06 20:53:27 +0300 )edit

True, having Transfers under settings is a bit confusing, but there is no-where else more logical.

And most of the time i only access transfers from the Events screen anyway (whch is probably what inspired this suggestion)

ymb ( 2014-02-07 11:05:18 +0300 )edit

I don't see how a transfers "app" wouldn't be more logical than hiding it in settings?

lauramanes ( 2014-02-07 14:47:51 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-02-07 08:26:17 +0300

Aaron McCarthy gravatar image

The settings cover shows the enabled/disabled status of flight mode, WLAN, mobile data and Bluetooth. When there is an ongoing transfer it shows a progress indicator.

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I had not noticed that! I guess i don't change status of those enough.

For me it was more the case that, if i had navigated to a sub screen from the main one, it was not clear which screen the setting app was on, but the logic does make sense.

ymb ( 2014-02-07 11:03:54 +0300 )edit

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