Mio Product Updates — v1.3
New features and updates in Mio v1.2 & v1.3
After an exciting Product Hunt launch and a successful SXSW Startup Crawl, the team has been heads down loading up a plate of new features, bug fixes and overall improvements to our universal messaging product.
What’s new in Version 1.3
- Introducing Admins and Super Admins 👥Universal Channels now offer creators the ability to make other members admins so various users have access to admin-specific settings.
- New Slash Commands in Slack — Add, chat, and members.
- A ton of major improvements and bug fixes.
Mio for Slack
- Single Sign On with Slack 🔑Simply sign in with your Slack team to experience a seamless flow of joining new universal channels and direct chat invitations.
- Mentioning in Slack 🗣is a native experience across teams and platforms, so you can simply
@julio.m.io or julio.m.ioand the mentioned user will receive a native alert that they have been mentioned in a channel.
- Greet New Members 👋with an added channel setting that allows for welcome messages to be set by the channel admin and posted to all new users.
🔨Improvements & Bug Fixes
- Added Gmail format support to our dialog boxes
Julio Lopez <firstname.lastname@example.org>so you can now copy and paste a list of contacts from Gmail and expect invites to be sent successfully.
- Added the ability to use our slash commands
/add, /chat, /members, /mioacross any channel, including those where the Mio bot has not been added to.
- Improved deep link support on mobile so that invites properly launch the slack app, or the webpage if the Slack app is not installed on a mobile device.
- Improved the in app invitation to show what Mio user has sent the invite to join a universal channel.
- Fixed an issue that prevented file comments from being properly displayed across slack teams and platforms.
Mio for Cisco Spark
- Accessing your Mio profile within the Mio spark bot 👤Spark users can now access their Mio profiles and edit information like profile image, name, bio and LinkedIn page.
- Advanced Mention Handling on Spark 🗣Similar to the native mention experience that exists on Slack when a user types
@julio— Spark users can also expect a native experience within Spark and across platforms by simply using Mio handles like:
@Julio.m.io or Julio.m.io
What’s New in Version 1.2
- Introduction Messages within Direct Chats 💬Once you’ve approved a direct chat with someone, you can expect a new merged introduction message that gets sent to both users to that displays profile images and names.
- Additional Settings within Channels ⚙️Within a newly created universal channel, admins will have the ability to enable a share link, silent mode, and information on the channel itself.
- New Slash Commands within Slack 👐To make it easier, we’ve add 3 new slash commands:
- /add: Let's you invite anyone to the current universal channel via M.io handle or email.
– /chat: Let’s you start a direct chat with anyone using their Mio handle or email.
– /members: Quickly shows the participants within a universal channel.
🔨 Improvements & Bug Fixes
- Fixed a bug that was causing invites to expire after a few days.
- Fixed an issue that was causing file comments to be duplicated across platforms.
- Improved the default invite message within our Slack dialog to reflect whether the creator established a purpose at the time of creating a channel or not.
- Fixed a bug that was causing universal channel invitations to not be properly routed to the Mio bot in Slack.
That’s it for now! 🕶 If you have any questions or would like to offer some feedback for future feature requests then feel free to join our own Universal Channel and let’s start chatting! 💬