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Weather Underground v6 App changes and bug reports
« on: January 19, 2020, 07:20:08 AM »
[tup] Weather Underground has redesigned the Weather Underground app. Many funtions are buggy or missing.
The WU Team plans to update the app every other week, so keep an eye out for more features very soon.

Here is an overview on the last changes of versions 6:

:idea: Weather Underground: Forecasts 6.7
(August 12, 2020)
• Various bug fixes & performance enhancements

:idea: Weather Underground: Forecasts 6.6.3
(June 10, 2020)
• Various bug fixes & performance enhancements

:idea: Weather Underground: Forecasts 6.6.2
(June 03, 2020)
• Various bug fixes & performance enhancements

:idea: Weather Underground: Forecasts 6.6.1
(May 07, 2020)
• Various bug fixes & performance enhancements

:idea: Weather Underground: Forecasts 6.6.0
(April 17, 2020)
• Improved forecast displays, including temperature, precipitation, and wind info added above detailed hourly and daily graphs, plus wind speed/direction added to daily forecast tile in main screen.
• Home screen feature reintroduced to help you quickly understand how today will feel compared to yesterday, or tomorrow compared to today.
• Various bug fixes and performance enhancements.

:idea: Weather Underground: Forecasts 6.5.0
(March 23, 2020)
• We’ve made it easier to add Personal Weather Stations to your location favorites using the weather map, along with various bug fixes and performance enhancements.   

:idea: Weather Underground: Forecasts 6.4.1
(March 13, 2020)
• Fix to ensure ads are removed for premium users

:idea: Weather Underground: Forecasts 6.4.0
(March 11, 2020)
• Various bug fixes & performance enhancements

:idea: Weather Underground: Forecasts 6.3.1
(February 28, 2020)
• Bug fix for detailed hourly forecast chart & performance enhancements

:idea: Weather Underground: Forecasts 6.3.0
(February 24, 2020)
• Hourly forecast display issue fixed
• Miscellaneous bug fixes
• Improved stability

:idea: Weather Underground: Forecasts 6.2.0
(February 7, 2020)
• First rebuilt widget!
• Hourly Forecast
• Forecast rain & snow amounts
• Improved Air Quality
• Improved map performance
• Device location added to map
• Bug & crash fixes

:idea: Weather Underground: Forecasts 6.1.2
(January 15, 2020)
• Various privacy improvements and crash fixes

:idea: Weather Underground: Forecasts 6.1.1
(January 3, 2020)
• Various privacy improvements and crash fixes

:idea: Weather Underground: Forecasts 6.1.0
(December 27, 2019)
• Ongoing Weather Notification returns!
• Improved map with new layers including hi-res GOES-16 satellite imagery
• Various privacy improvements and crash fixes
• Coming soon: Widgets!

:idea: Weather Underground: Forecasts 6.0
(December 3, 2019)
• We redesigned the Weather Underground app & added new Premium Features! Also in Version 6.0:
• Hi-res satellite cloud coverage imagery from GOES-16
• Improved temperature map layer with contoured color map & interactive radar map
• Detail Cards with Current Weather Conditions & 10 Day Hourly/Daily/Summary Forecasts
• Upgrade to Premium! Access Smart Forecasts & 15-Day Extended Forecasts

:roll: Known bugs and missing features:
-   Customizable widgets
-   Remove ads by existing Wunderground login
-   Crowd Report icon and crowd reports showing on the map
-   Metric temperature on map layer "Temperature & Wind"
-   Amount of PWS on map (less than on WunderMap or weather.com map)
-   Forecast of cloud cover (%) in graph
-   Option to Arrange and Edit Tiles
-   Non updated translations
-   Ongoing Weather Notifications added in 6.1.0

[-o< Please also post your bugs. Let's help to make this App great again!
« Last Edit: August 27, 2020, 04:07:30 AM by Depotseeli »
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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2020, 08:59:54 AM »
Found some good insights on Google Play:

 1.  WIDGET gone
 2.  RAIN-TOTAL gone
 3.  WIND-info gone
 4.  PRIOR-DAY info gone
 5.  LANDSCAPE-VIEW gone
 6.  HOURLY-graph buried
 7.  Daily graph w SIX-days/screen gone, only THREE days/screen, so CAN'T SEE 6-DAY FORECAST or TRENDS
 8.  Hourly temp & wind graph gone. Split into two graphs, so CAN'T SEE TEMP & WIND RELATIONS or TRENDS
 9.  X-axis rulings & NUMBERS gone, so GRAPHS UNREADABLE
10. USELESS rainbow circle thermometer takes up whole OPENING SCREEN that used to be filled with info
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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2020, 11:58:14 AM »
To be honest once they started with the subscription to get rid of the ads I was done.
Your're right though, it used to be a good app. :sad:

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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2020, 08:05:11 PM »
They've already used up far more of my goodwill than they are worth.  The sooner WU shuts down the better.

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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2020, 09:00:18 PM »
They've already used up far more of my goodwill than they are worth.  The sooner WU shuts down the better.
They're like a bad habit, just can't get rid of it. As long as brand X and brand Z keep advertising that they upload to WU before you even get it out of the box, the travesty that has become WU will continue. AFAIC, 99% of new PWS owners only care about their data being online, no idea where it's going and no idea what it should be. The carnage continues... :roll:

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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2020, 10:01:44 PM »
Its now a IBM Company, proudly displayed on the loading screen.  It will never die.
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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2020, 06:58:24 AM »
Weather Underground App got an Update to Version 6.2.0.

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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2020, 10:30:45 AM »
Weather Underground App updated to Version 6.3.0
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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2020, 04:35:26 PM »
Amy improvement?

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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2020, 05:22:54 PM »
It's weird that you have had an update already, but I still do not have the update for version 6.3.0 showing up yet, hmm?

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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #10 on: February 25, 2020, 08:16:30 PM »
It's weird that you have had an update already, but I still do not have the update for version 6.3.0 showing up yet, hmm?

  I just got this notice when I open the app using a android device .

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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #11 on: February 25, 2020, 08:20:09 PM »
I finally see the update now for version 6.3.0 in Google Play for me. I hope they continue to release messages like this in this manner in the app when it is opened, so we are not in the dark with what is going on.

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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #12 on: March 12, 2020, 03:19:49 PM »
Weather Underground App got updated to Version 6.4.0
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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #13 on: March 23, 2020, 04:53:37 PM »
Weather Underground App got updated to Version 6.5.0
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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #14 on: April 03, 2020, 03:58:26 PM »
I realized something today with the WU android app. For a while now, the app has been showing another weather station other than my own when I am at my house. Before IBM did their overhaul attempt of the app, my weather station showed up for my current location if I am home as I should be seeing, but now I see some other weather station show up for my current location with no station name. Through the WU website, I figured out the station I have been seeing on the app for my current location when I am home, is the nearest airport to me. By the way, I do have my gps enabled for location on my phone. Has anyone else noticed this or has been experiencing this?

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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #15 on: April 19, 2020, 02:35:05 PM »
Weather Underground App got updated to Version 6.6.0
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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #16 on: May 08, 2020, 08:23:02 AM »
Weather Underground App got updated to Version 6.6.1
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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #17 on: May 08, 2020, 08:55:03 AM »
I realized something today with the WU android app. For a while now, the app has been showing another weather station other than my own when I am at my house. Before IBM did their overhaul attempt of the app, my weather station showed up for my current location if I am home as I should be seeing, but now I see some other weather station show up for my current location with no station name. Through the WU website, I figured out the station I have been seeing on the app for my current location when I am home, is the nearest airport to me. By the way, I do have my gps enabled for location on my phone. Has anyone else noticed this or has been experiencing this?
Don't really use the app but keep it on the phone as another source of data.
Your situation is exactly like mine. It's been that way for over a year.
The latest update still has not fixed the issue and I really doubt if it ever will be fixed.

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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #18 on: May 08, 2020, 12:05:06 PM »
The latest update still has not fixed the issue and I really doubt if it ever will be fixed.
That's a pretty good prediction.  The same thing happens on the website if you try to save a favorite and I suspect the same laughably broken mechanism is used to geolocate where the phone is even if you enter the proper station ID.

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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #19 on: May 08, 2020, 01:12:49 PM »
[tup] Weather Underground has redesigned the Weather Underground app. Many funtions are buggy or missing.


lol. "buggy or missing" is Wundergound's 2nd name. 
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Re: Weather Underground 6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #20 on: May 10, 2020, 07:42:36 PM »
I realized something today with the WU android app. For a while now, the app has been showing another weather station other than my own when I am at my house. Before IBM did their overhaul attempt of the app, my weather station showed up for my current location if I am home as I should be seeing, but now I see some other weather station show up for my current location with no station name. Through the WU website, I figured out the station I have been seeing on the app for my current location when I am home, is the nearest airport to me. By the way, I do have my gps enabled for location on my phone. Has anyone else noticed this or has been experiencing this?
Don't really use the app but keep it on the phone as another source of data.
Your situation is exactly like mine. It's been that way for over a year.
The latest update still has not fixed the issue and I really doubt if it ever will be fixed.

Same for me, the iOS apps work fine and show my PWS, the android version is showing a different weather station that always reads too high in the sun.

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Re: Weather Underground v6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #21 on: June 13, 2020, 03:01:13 PM »
Weather Underground App got updated to Version 6.6.3
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Re: Weather Underground v6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #22 on: June 13, 2020, 04:04:31 PM »
Still broken in 6.6.3. I did report the bug to WU and they did replicate it. They were not sure when they would get to it......

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Re: Weather Underground v6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #23 on: June 13, 2020, 07:38:20 PM »
Still broken in 6.6.3. I did report the bug to WU and they did replicate it. They were not sure when they would get to it......

Yea, the location bug still exists for this update 6.3.3. No change for the android app in that way. I also have noticed that the feels like temperature is never different than the actual temperature, which can't be. This bug is only for the android app, not the website. The website shows the correct feels like temperature.

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Re: Weather Underground v6 App changes and bug reports
« Reply #24 on: August 12, 2020, 05:10:11 PM »
Weather Underground App got updated to Version 6.7
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