muzmatch App Changelog

muzmatch App Changelog


Last Updated: 24th Oct 2016


iOS muzmatch app

Below is the version history of the iOS version of the muzmatch App.


  1. Version 1.1.1 (3rd March 2015)
    • Main app release

  2. Version 1.1.3 (4th March 2015)
    • Logo change and fixed incorrect delete account reason being submitted.

  3. Version 1.1.55 (16th March 2015)
    • Added feedback for deleting account. Added image scaling and aspect ratio management to show images with reduced clipping. Reduced memory load to reduce memory crashes. Changed logic in order to speed up sending messages from chat view. Swipes screen refreshes on load. Push Notifications direct user to messages section in app. Swiping cards doesn't lead to memory buildup anymore. Memory leaks resolved.

  4. Version 1.1.57 (23rd March 2015)
    • Sped up database backend to make viewing messages/matches much quicker. Made some alterations to still view message thread if other person blocks you.

  5. Version 1.1.6 (2nd April 2015)
    • Scrolling matches now alot faster, memory issues/crashes fixed here. Added crash analytics so we can help our members when/if the app crashes.

  6. Version 1.1.63 (8th April 2015)
    • More Memory/crash issues resolved.

  7. Version 1.1.66 (13th April 2015)
    • Receive message notifications in swipes screen, quicker switching between swipes and matching screen.

  8. Version 1.1.67 (14th April 2015)
    • Added view profile button to swipes screen.

  9. Version 1.1.71 (16th April 2015)
    • Added ability to filter matches by your own search criteria (age/distance/ethnicity etc). Added shortcuts to view FAQs and our blog.

  10. Version 1.1.72 (21st April 2015)
    • Added ability to restrict matches to own country (rather than distance). Also added facilities to cater for no results returned or run out of daily matches limit. Daily matches limit will be increased. 30 swipes per day permitted, and app now allows you to view previous profiles again.

  11. Version 1.1.77 (3rd May 2015)
    • Allow swipes of that day to be reloaded and viewed again correctly. Fixed issue of messages being replayed back incorrectly.

  12. Version 1.1.79 (8th May 2015)
    • Fixed repeating GPS error message from appearing multiple times. Corrected distance label in search filters screen.

  13. Version 1.1.80 (14th May 2015)
    • Fixed minor issues, added review logic.

  14. Version 1.1.81 (26th May 2015)
    • Fixed issues with app crashing on loading chats and sometimes when swiping.

  15. Version 1.1.84 (26th May 2015)
    • Fixed issues with app crashing on loading chats and sometimes when swiping. Fixed some GPS issues some members were having. Changed method to detect internet connection to reduce false negatives.

  16. Version 1.1.86 (4th June 2015)
    • Fixed issues with bottom of chat thread not showing fully.

  17. Version 1.1.89 (9th June 2015)
    • Added height fields as well as height search filters.

  18. Version 1.1.90 (11th June 2015)
    • Fixed small height discrepency

  19. Version 1.1.92 (30th June 2015)
    • Fixed few crash issues, log when token changes, better contact us screen.

  20. Version 1.1.21 (25th August 2015)
    • Fixed search filter save crashing. Allow multiple ethnicity selection. Email address field added. Profile Summary text generated by server. Nicknames appear correctly capitalized. Matches images cached on device for speed. Text for photo privacy amended to be friendlier. Fixed reporting from profile crash error.

  21. Version 1.1.23 (1st October 2015)
    • Added shortcut to contact admin team from admin chat. Push notifications direct user to correct place in app. Better information when deleting account. Crash issues resolved.

  22. Version 1.1.25 (4th Nov 2015)
    • Reload profiles buttons reloads rejected profiles for that day, otherwise app doesn't reload rejected profiles anymore. URL Crash bug when you tap a link in messaging fixed.

  23. Version 2.0 (27th August 2016)
    • The long awaited muzmatch 2.0 Release. Completely rebranded and rebuilt from scratch. Feature list (not exhaustive):

      • Complete rebrand - using new logo and design
      • EXPLORE: A world first including Who Likes Me and Who Visited Me
      • REMATCH: Changed your mind? Request a rematch
      • RATE: Great person but not the one for you? Rate them anonymously so others can appreciate their qualities
      • FAVOURITES: Star a user in one tap for fast future reference
      • VERIFIED: All profiles are manually approved and include Selfie Verification™
      • Ability to add favourites
      • More detailed profile information - adding number of children, marriage horizon, citizenship, relocation information
      • GPS coords are resolved to a location
      • Mandatory questions specified on female profiles, males must answer before match chat can continue
      • SSL encryption security throughout
      • Profiles are not visible and accounts are blocked until manually approved by admin
      • Ability to match and see unmatched profiles - and also ability to request rematch with old matches
      • Photo privacy changes - males can have public and private until matched (automatically visible to matched person). Ladies have both those options as well as full privacy control
      • See who liked you, also review old swipes and change mind on any previous swipes
      • Search preferences rebuilt - ability to select by multiple categories, as well as min/max height and ethnic grouping (eg Arab)
      • Caching used throughout - app is alot faster to load and view information
      • Chat more robust - no lost messages - all messages saved locally and resent on failure. One tick shows delivered, another shows read
      • Swipes limit reached when you run out - and timer begins from then (no longer at midnight).
      • Ability to crop and resize photos before upload.
      • Email verification
      • Improved Location logic
      • Push notification fixes
      • Push notifications now take you to right place in the app (match chat, likes etc)
      • Phone number detection in chat
      • Lock app feature introduced - set a pin and lock your app
      • Improved push notification features and control - eg preview/no sound etc
      • In app browsing of websites/faqs/blog
      • Email entire chat to yourself directly within the app
      • Community rating - rate and report a member on unmatch. Ratings appear on each profile once sufficient ratings provided
      • Registration now takes place in discrete steps - can be resumed at any time.
      • Profile and profile detail screen merged into one - swipe up on profile to view full detail

  24. Version 2.0.1 (28th August 2016)
    • Sufi option removed, fixed wali notice display. Improved profile transition fade.

  25. Version 2.0.7 (11th Sept 2016)
    • - Redesigned sign in experience to make authentication easier than ever
      - More flexible email and phone PIN entry system
      - Enhancements to the the new match question and answer experience
      - Snappier animations throughout
      - And as always lots of bug fixes

  26. Version 2.0.8 (15th Sept 2016)
    • - NEW: Filter by distance in search preferences to restrict people you see by distance
      - ENHANCEMENT: Redesigned preferences screen to make it easier than ever to set what you're looking for
      - FIX: A scenario where search preferences weren't being saved
      - FIX: An issue where the age/height sliders could collide has been fixed
      - FIX: iPhone 4s users will notice profile pictures are cropped more appropriately
      - FIX: Rare case of timestamps all as "just now" corrected
      - And many more bugs squashed

  27. Version 2.1.0 (28th Sept 2016)
    • NEW: Women Go First—To make the questions asked to a man on a new match even more personal, the woman now has to speak first before the man can reply
      NEW: Blocking—Now you can block a user from the more menu on their profile or in Home
      NEW: Explore now filtered — Who Likes Me/Who Visited Me now only shows you users from your own country and/or within your distance preference
      FIXED: An issue where some timestamps would show as "Just now"

  28. Version 2.2.0 (24th Oct 2016)
    • — NEW: Filter by Country or Distance. We've rewritten our filtering system to allow you to search for users within a certain proximity or by country/countries
      — NEW: No more negative reviews with an overhauled Feedback & Unmatch system. When you give feedback on a user you simply check positive attributes that apply to them, if they don't they aren't recorded. Further to this, both parties can now give feedback (not just the unmatcher).
      — NEW: Thanks to this new positive-or-nothing feedback system, we've removed rating scores from profiles and introduced Badges. You can receive Serious, Recommended and Polite badges. Badges are always for good attributes, not bad.
      — NEW: Explore's Who Likes Me/Who Visited Me is now limited by your Age and Location search preferences. As this might not be clear to some users, we've added a fixed helper text to these sections
      — ENHANCEMENT: We've renamed Home to Discover
      — ENHANCEMENT: Same ethnic origin as phone number country? We'll only show one flag on your profile instead of the same one duplicated
      — ENHANCEMENT: We've modified the aspect ratio of newly uploaded profile pictures so that they better fit within the profile views. This means you'll see less cut off or obscured pictures. Due to the myriad of devices on the other side (Android..!) this isn't an exact science but we're getting there.
      — ENHANCEMENT: Added an icon atop the profile image in the menu to highlight it's tappable
      — FIXED: When willing to relocate locally/abroad wouldn't save
      — FIXED: An issue where messages could get stuck not sending
      — FIXED: A bug where show/hide message preview wouldn't save



Android app

Below is the version history of the Android version of the muzmatch App.


  1. Version 1.0 (23rd Feb 2015)
    • App under development.

  2. Version 1.1 (11th April 2015)
    • App released for Android!

  3. Version 1.1.5 (13th April 2015)
    • Notification of new messages in the swipes screen. Fixed minor crash issues.

  4. Version 1.1.52a (14th April 2015)
    • Added profile icon to view profile of each member.

  5. Version 1.1.56a (16th April 2015)
    • Added ability to filter matches by your own search criteria (age/distance/ethnicity etc). Added shortcuts to view FAQs and our blog.

  6. Version 1.1.57a (21st April 2015)
    • Added ability to filter matches to own country only (irrespective of distance). Also app caters for increased number of swipes now and no results from search criteria.30 swipes per day permitted, and app now allows you to view previous profiles again.

  7. Version 1.1.58a (27th April 2015)
    • Allow swipes of that day to be reloaded and viewed again correctly.

  8. Version 1.1.61a (28th April 2015)
    • Fixed issue of incorrect DOB and inability to sign up for some people.

  9. Version 1.1.62a (29th April 2015)
    • Fixed issue of app crashing on chat messaging sometimes.

  10. Version 1.1.65a (3rd May 2015)
    • Handle offline/error xmpp messages.

  11. Version 1.1.66a (6th May 2015)
    • Fix issue with uploading photos causing app to crash.

  12. Version 1.1.67a (14th May 2015)
    • Added review logic.

  13. Version 1.1.72a (8th June 2015)
    • Added height fields as well as height search filters.

  14. Version 1.1.74a (11th June 2015)
    • Fixed small height discrepency.

  15. Version 1.1.78a (29th June 2015)
    • Fixed side menu load issue. Added better full screen contact us screen.

  16. Version 1.1.84a (15th July 2015)
    • Swipes screen doesn't refresh now when resumed.

  17. Version 1.1.85a (22nd July 2015)
    • DOB field remembers existing value when tapped again to change.

  18. Version 1.1.88a (4th August 2015)
    • Fixed new message indicator. Re-enabled refresh of profiles on screen load. Force showing overflow menu in chat screen if physical menu button present. Force longer about me text to be entered.

  19. Version 1.1.89a (20th August 2015)
    • Email address field added. Profile Summary text generated by server. Nicknames appear correctly capitalized. Matches images cached on device for speed. About me scroll box correctly scrolls. Screenshots of profiles/profilecards disabled. Text for photo privacy amended to be friendlier.

  20. Version 1.1.94a (27th August 2015)
    • Added multiple ethnicity search filter option. Added progress indicator for when loading profiles.

  21. Version 1.1.96a (30th Sept 2015)
    • Added shortcut to contact admin team from admin chat. Push notifications direct user to correct place in app. Better information when deleting account.

  22. Version 1.1.98a (3rd Nov 2015)
    • Reload profiles buttons reloads rejected profiles for that day, otherwise app doesn't reload rejected profiles anymore.

  23. Version 2.0a (27th August 2016)
    • The long awaited muzmatch 2.0 Release. Completely rebranded and rebuilt from scratch. Feature list (not exhaustive):

      • Complete rebrand - using new logo and design
      • EXPLORE: A world first including Who Likes Me and Who Visited Me
      • REMATCH: Changed your mind? Request a rematch
      • RATE: Great person but not the one for you? Rate them anonymously so others can appreciate their qualities
      • FAVOURITES: Star a user in one tap for fast future reference
      • VERIFIED: All profiles are manually approved and include Selfie Verification™
      • Ability to add favourites
      • More detailed profile information - adding number of children, marriage horizon, citizenship, relocation information
      • GPS coords are resolved to a location
      • Mandatory questions specified on female profiles, males must answer before match chat can continue
      • SSL encryption security throughout
      • Profiles are not visible and accounts are blocked until manually approved by admin
      • Ability to match and see unmatched profiles - and also ability to request rematch with old matches
      • Photo privacy changes - males can have public and private until matched (automatically visible to matched person). Ladies have both those options as well as full privacy control
      • See who liked you, also review old swipes and change mind on any previous swipes
      • Search preferences rebuilt - ability to select by multiple categories, as well as min/max height and ethnic grouping (eg Arab)
      • Caching used throughout - app is alot faster to load and view information
      • Chat more robust - no lost messages - all messages saved locally and resent on failure. One tick shows delivered, another shows read
      • Swipes limit reached when you run out - and timer begins from then (no longer at midnight).
      • Ability to crop and resize photos before upload.
      • Email verification
      • Improved Location logic
      • Push notification fixes
      • Push notifications now take you to right place in the app (match chat, likes etc)
      • Phone number detection in chat
      • Lock app feature introduced - set a pin and lock your app
      • Improved push notification features and control - eg preview/no sound etc
      • In app browsing of websites/faqs/blog
      • Email entire chat to yourself directly within the app
      • Community rating - rate and report a member on unmatch. Ratings appear on each profile once sufficient ratings provided
      • Registration now takes place in discrete steps - can be resumed at any time.
      • Profile and profile detail screen merged into one - swipe up on profile to view full detail

  24. Version 2.0.1a (27th Aug 2016)
    • Database Cursor null issue.

  25. Version 2.0.2a (29th Aug 2016)
    • Bug fixes

  26. Version 2.0.4a (1st Sept 2016)
    • GPS 0 fixed, so it it retries if fails. Footer crash bug fix. Other minor bug fixes.

  27. Version 2.0.5a (2nd Sept 2016)
    • Remove "Android OS" naming for logs

  28. Version 2.0.6a (2nd Sept 2016)
    • Fix paging issue

  29. Version 2.0.7a (7th Sept 2016)
    • Fixed crashing on DB inserts, fixed GPS resolve without blocking main thread, fixed search prefs issue with ethnic groupings, removed mic permission, allow app to install on phones with only one camera, other bug fixes

  30. Version 2.0.11a (8th Sept 2016)
    • Fixed message crashing cache issues, added distance miles search filter.

  31. Version 2.0.14a (9th Sept 2016)
    • Preselect sign in country based on SIM locale. Fix search ethnicity bugs.

  32. Version 2.0.17a (11th Sept 2016)
    • Fix questions layout issue, cursor bug fixes, null text on message fix

  33. Version 2.0.18a (12th Sept 2016)
    • Strip non numbers from phone entry, record swipe source, top crop images so heads not cut off, allow no questions to load

  34. Version 2.0.21a (16th Sept 2016)
    • Record Lock screen use. Quicker swipe transition, search filters amend ranges, photo upload no internet bug, fix top crop image transition bug. Set height to not default.

  35. Version 2.1.0a (28th Sept 2016)
    • NEW: Women Go First—To make the questions asked to a man on a new match even more personal, the woman now has to speak first before the man can reply
      NEW: Blocking—Now you can block a user from the more menu on their profile or in Home
      NEW: Explore now filtered — Who Likes Me/Who Visited Me now only shows you users from your own country and/or within your distance preference
      Removed all questions, floating action button added to profile view, JPG extension used on image loads, reply last message preview shows on cache. DB cache changes. Update app screen added.

  36. Version 2.2.01a (24th Oct 2016)
    • — NEW: Filter by Country or Distance. We've rewritten our filtering system to allow you to search for users within a certain proximity or by country/countries
      — NEW: No more negative reviews with an overhauled Feedback & Unmatch system. When you give feedback on a user you simply check positive attributes that apply to them, if they don't they aren't recorded. Further to this, both parties can now give feedback (not just the unmatcher).
      — NEW: Thanks to this new positive-or-nothing feedback system, we've removed rating scores from profiles and introduced Badges. You can receive Serious, Recommended and Polite badges. Badges are always for good attributes, not bad.
      — NEW: Explore's Who Likes Me/Who Visited Me is now limited by your Age and Location search preferences. As this might not be clear to some users, we've added a fixed helper text to these sections
      — ENHANCEMENT: Same ethnic origin as phone number country? We'll only show one flag on your profile instead of the same one duplicated
      — ENHANCEMENT: We've modified the aspect ratio of newly uploaded profile pictures so that they better fit within the profile views. This means you'll see less cut off or obscured pictures. Due to the myriad of devices on the other side (Android..!) this isn't an exact science but we're getting there.
      — ENHANCEMENT: Added an icon atop the profile image in the menu to highlight it's tappable
      — FIXED: Allow profile edit on single char nickname



Back end changelog

Below are details of major changes to the muzmatch back end


  1. 29th April 2015
    • Changed match logic to allow you a second look at only that days rejected profiles (rather than all profiles for that day inc accepted ones).

  2. 30th April 2015
    • Corrected server time, increased server memory for extra load. Changed match logic to increase possibilities of you matching sooner with someone.

  3. 1st May 2015
    • Disabled offline messages module.

  4. 8th May 2015
    • Changed logic to present new matches to you if we don't have enough within your criteria.

  5. 8th May 2015
    • Changed logic to not show you any rejected match if you have seen them 3 times already.

  6. 6th June 2015
    • Fixed logic to only censor whole words (not substrings)

  7. 8th June 2015
    • Added height fields

  8. 11th June 2015
    • Can now see 40 profiles per day.

  9. 8th July 2015
    • Newly registered members now see 150 profiles on the first day.

  10. 8th July 2015
    • Optimized upload and download of photos to be quicker. Blurring is now pixilate (quicker).

  11. 22nd July 2015
    • Optimized SQL queries - existing matches and today's profiles loads much faster.

  12. 28th July 2015
    • Can now see 50 profiles per day.

  13. 20th August 2015
    • Send out reminder push notifications on swipes.

  14. 21st August 2015
    • Added email address to signup process.

  15. 16th Sept 2015
    • Reminder push notifications optimized to show each day now.

  16. 2nd Nov 2015
    • Repeated rejected profiles no longer shown same day unless reload button pressed. Relaxing of filters no longer happens.

  17. 15th Jan 2016
    • Additional dedicated server added to infrastructure to handle DB requests.

  18. 27th August 2016
    • Complete server rebuild ahead of new app release. Amazon cloud used for all images, images pre-processed. Mandatory SSL security introduced. API completely rebuilt to scale. REST API standards introduced throughout.

  19. 28th Sept 2016
    • v2.1 API released and force upgrade to 2.1 app. Photo cacheing enabled with .jpg extension used. DB changes.

  20. 24th Oct 2016
    • v2.2 API released and force upgrade to 2.2 app will take place in due course. DB Changes.