Rocket.Chat Android 2.1.1 Released

Gabriel Engel
May 4, 2018
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Rocket.Chat is proud to announce its Rocket.Chat Android 2.1.1 release with the following features and changes:


  • New authentication methods
  • Improved attachments
  • Bug fixes (such as: users will now receive notifications when the app is in the background)
  • Additional features (see below)

New authentication methods

Custom OAuth and GitLab URL authentication are now supported.


Improved attachments

All types of attachment files are now supported (PDFs, documents, spreadsheets, etc) and you can now save image attachments in your gallery when viewing it in fullscreen.

'Real name' mentions are now supported.


Additional features

  • French and Spanish language support
  • See other users' statuses and change your own status
  • Password recovery (requires server version 0.64 or greater)

2.1.1 Bug fixes

  • Allow redirections on the server when connecting to a new host
  • Fixed a crash on a specific kind of room with specific permissions


Rocket.Chat Android 2.1 requires:

  • Rocket.Chat Server minimum version 0.63.1 or 0.64 for password recovery
  • SSL enabled server (check your server)

Open source

Just like Rocket.Chat Server, all the code from the SDK and App are open source under the MIT license. Fork them, create new features, squash bugs and submit a pull request to share your work with the community.


This release was made possible by the amazing work of the following contributors. Thank you all for your commitment to Rocket.Chat.

Download and Review

You can download or update the app from the Google Play Store or download the .apk from the GitHub repo.

We'd also really appreciate your reviews on the Google Play Store.

Release changelog

For a full list of features added and bugs fixed, please see the full Rocket.Chat Android 2.1 release changelog on GitHub.

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