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v.56.09 (326) released. "Show numbers of likes, replies and reblogs for a Note
1. Show numbers of likes, replies and reblogs for Mastodon; likes and retweets for Twitter. Added similar to , hope the same counters will be supported there also.
2. Added Actors's name ("Real name") as a separate field to Actor's profile. Created landscape layout for Actor's profile.

v.56.06 released with
1. Simplified nterface to add new account in .
You don't need to add "Social network" separately. Just type (host of) instance and proceed to Log in.

2. Fixed "App language" switch. Many translation updates.

3. Fixed Conversation view in .

v.56.01 released. "Avatars and attachments syncing performance improved".

Since its creation years ago AndStatus used only one background process (thread) to post and to download information from the Internet. Images downloads were considered low priority tasks, so avatars and attachments appeared noticeably later than text of a timeline, especially when multiple timelines and ...
Full text: I "Remote followed" this account today from, now I see "Awaiting approval" at the site, but I don't see any Follow approval requests anywhere (and I don't have any follow restrictions at I think)

Where is my Follow request?

@strypey Yes, really, about three years ago I dropped support of Android v. before v.7.0 in #AndStatus in order to be able to use Java 8 features (and to help me practicing as a professional developer...)
Since that time lots of improvements were done, including today :-)

See the changelog

... 4. More convenience for developers. Logging of network level messages (including response headers) improved. Even file names with responses are much clearer now, e.g. or (real names from my log). Remember that logs are stored for 10 days and can be optionally included in a Backup!

Server developers, please use AndStatus as your testing client!

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... But prepare to see empty Home timeline and to be read-only there for now. Switch to "Sent" timeline and see your Actor's posts, see other actors and their posts similarly...
These new Mastodon improvements make me very optimistic about the future of ActivityPub in client apps across all server platforms.

3. Some important fixes, including more Avatars and Images will be shown.


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... 2. Mastodon (not AndStatus!) doesn't give you enough features to switch client connection to ActivityPub simply because Home timeline and posting via ActivityPub connection is not supported yet (corresponding pages give 404 Not found error).
But you can see our own posts on Mastodon servers and navigate to other Actors and their post via them (you can see profiles of other Actors and see their posts...). You can even play with Mastodon as an "ActivityPub" type network in AndStatus today!

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AndStatus v.55.01 Beta with "ActivityPub Client to Server improvements".
Download from:

1. This release was focused on supporting new and improved features that appeared both in and, surprisingly, in also. You can really start experimenting with ActivityPub social network type if you have an account at Pleroma site with latest v.2.x Pleroma builds...
Full text is here:

#AndStatus v.54.00 released with notes explicitly marked as Public, to Followers or Private. Corresponding checkboxes added to the Note Editor. And this works for Mastodon, ActivityPub and Social networks. Private Notes are not a special kind of posts, they are just sent to explicitly mentioned recipients only.

Support of open ActivityPub Client-to-Server protocol extended. As we see now, not only #Pleroma supports this protocol: #Mastodon sites also started to respond to some #ActivityPub #C2S requests properly...

Discovered and fixed an old bug that sometimes prevented downloading of avatars and images ("location" header was not recognized).


@AndStatus Thank you for fixing the scope problems. Still running into minor issues like replying to all mentioned actors adds meta actors automatically, and it's not always clear what the scope of a viewed post is, but it's definitely a huge leap forward. Thank you for your explanation. Now I really see a page on the loadaverage site that tells its server version. And #AndStatus still successfully connects to the server (I'm writing to you using it).
This means that the authentication problem that I reported is caused by a configuration of a concrete server, and not by the latest version of #GnuSocial :-)

Using a chance to talk with you, I hope that you will find time for Client-to-Server #ActivityPub API also. I'm extending support of that API in AndStatus, and already see that not only #Pleroma, but even some #Mastodon sites begin to implement some parts of the API, allowing a Client app to request information directly from its sources, without a need to duplicate it. E.g. Notes by an Actor may be requested from the Actor's profile (from the Actor's outbox) at his site, and not from the server, at which the User of the Client app has an account...

Note on current implementation of #ActivityPub #C2S (Client to Server) protocol in #AndStatus 

Minimal "client to server" #ActivityPub implementation is available. It is tested at (and at other Pleroma instances also!) and can:
* read timelines, including notes with attached images;
* post notes, including attached images.

Latest #AndStatus version is here:

A couple good apps to try, both available on @fdroidorg right now:

@AndStatus - Fantastic offline support, though somewhat limited on offline support.

@fedilab - Very fully featured and well polished app, great for folks with reliable data coming from other networks

@eldesconcierto @johnada Si quieres una app de android que permita ver e interactuar con estados fuera de línea o "offline", #Andstatus también acepta #Friendica. En escritorio, #Choqok fue recientemente actualizado y funciona bien con Friendica. En realidad se me hace que es el más fácil de todo el fediverso, más que Mastodon.

@coolboymew I heard recently that doesn't work properly with Pleroma as with "Mastodon type" social network. Didn't investigate this...
But since last year is adding (Client to Server) interface, and AndStatus has basic support for this type, checked and tested with Pleroma team! See

@jesseorndorff And on that note: some of the clients are not bad!

They DO veer towards the technical.

It would be great to see an 'all in one' client like @Fedilab or @AndStatus that was designed just a little more to assist non-technical users.

I like the concept of AndStatus: view your networks as one stream where you can re-post items anywhere and respond as appropriate.

Cool new Pixelfed image? Repost on Mastodon, comment from Friendica. Or as your Pixefed identity, if you choose.

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#howto use the #fediverse with nearly no internet connection with #AndStatus:
Choose in the settings:
- to not fetch images
- to not fetch avatars
- increase the time of sync
Now next time you got internet connection, even if shitty as ~1kbs you can let AndStatus sync.
Also no problem if internet connection is just accessible for some minutes.
Messages get stored offline. You can read, fav., boost, and reply to them any given time. Once you've got internet again even you're replies will be sync.…

What's the status of #Android apps for #Mastodon that gracefully handle intermittent connectivity and potentially long periods of no connectivity? Is it still just @AndStatus standing alone?

Testing group name autocompletion in using
It works already.
Not very impressive yet, because there is NO WAY (yet?!) to get actual metadata for remote groups (actual unique ID, avatar ...)
But adding internal app's infrastructure for Groups support is much more important. It could be used e.g. in
Where are you, (client to server protocol) developers?
@kaniini @lanodan @xrevan86

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