Update History and Release Notes

GloveBox is updated regularly to add new features, improve performance and fix bugs. Here you can find details of the changes in each app update.

If you have an idea for an improvement or a new feature add it to the feedback website. If you're having problems with GloveBox or need help feel free to get in touch.

Version 1.7.3

Released: November 2019

  • Fixed bug: Facebook log in not working on iOS 13.

Version 1.7.2

Released: November 2019

  • Guest log in: Access to limited features without creating an account.
  • Fixed bug: Tables may intermittently not appear as intended.
  • Fixed bug: App could crash if an error occurs during communication with the remote service under certain conditions.

Version 1.7.1

Released: August 2019

  • Remove ads with an in-app purchase.
  • Updated Facebook, ads and in-app purchasing features with bug fixes and improvements.
  • Fixed bug: Error displayed when location list fails to load from the remote service.
  • Removed support for Android versions before KitKat.

Version 1.7.0

Released: July 2019

  • Added support for Electric (BEV) and Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) fuel types.
  • Changed how the map works when creating or updating a fuel location for better performance and reliability.
  • Ad improvements: No longer need to force a reload under certain conditions. If an ad is visited don't load another for some time.
  • Improved default map zoom level.
  • Improved CSV import validation.
  • Improved performance when changing orientation while looking at the fuel or expense table.
  • Fixed bug: Odometer range error says "more than" instead of "less than".
  • Fixed bug: Fill ups missed separator in fuel log table sometimes doesn't match table width.
  • Fixed bug: Estimates distance for 6 months and one year missing from car statistics.
  • Fixed bug: Some column headings missing from fuel export CSV.
  • Fixed bug: Delay in iOS between pressing a button and something happening.

Version 1.6.1

Released: September 2018

  • Added map of all fuel locations. ("Locations" > "Map")
  • Changed how the map works when creating or updating a fuel location for better performance and reliability.
  • Ad improvements: No longer need to force a reload under certain conditions. If an ad is visited don't load another for some time.
  • Updated Facebook SDK to take advantage of latest features, performance improvements and bug fixes.
  • Fixed bug: Background colour is incorrect after log in, add/update a location, log out and back in again.
  • Fixed bug: Latest fuel economy is no longer displayed after adding fuel.

Version 1.6.0

Released: June 2018

  • Added the GloveBox Store with in-app purchases. Learn more
  • Better error handling when communicating with the GloveBox service.
  • Improved memory usage by unloading fuel/expense logs after navigating away from them.
  • Don't display car selection when entering fuel and expenses if only one car exists.
  • When selecting a fuel location display recently added locations.
  • New tree images on CO2 illustration to improve performance on lower spec devices.
  • Added loading animations for charts.
  • Removed the fuel social share prompt - nobody uses it!
  • iOS only: Improved appearance on iPhone X.
  • Android only: Back button closes the app at the home screen.
  • Android only: Back button closes charts.
  • Fixed bug: Prevented multiple prompts for missing fields when logging in with Facebook.
  • Fixed bug: Fields cleared when navigating back to add fuel from location selection.
  • Fixed bug: Stats not available message appears while fuel stats are loading.
  • Fixed bug: Ad position broken on iPhone X.
  • Fixed bug: Multiple navigation hint arrows may appear when displaying fuel and expense logs.
  • Fixed bug: Minor display issues when using the 'show more' button on fuel and expense logs.
  • Fixed bug: Logging out immediately after opening the app doesn't work in some circumstances.

Version 1.5.7

Released: April 2018

  • Added ability to edit the date of existing fuel and expense entries.
  • Made it clearer that location usage stats apply to the last year.
  • Minor changes to driver invite email input.
  • Added extra fields to cars: chassis number, engine number and notes.
  • Sorted car colour list alphabetically.
  • Added more details to the privacy policy.
  • Improved page navigation efficiency when logged out.
  • Removed support for app version 1.3.3 and below.
  • Fixed bug: Crash when zooming the map if one finger is outside the map area.
  • Fixed bug: Banner ad still overlaps charts on some devices.
  • Fixed bug: Driver invites are checked even when no user is logged in.

Version 1.5.6

Released: March 2018

  • Added support for expense summary stats.
  • Prompt to enter missing fields when not provided by Facebook.
  • Fixed bug: Banner ad overlaps charts on some devices.
  • Fixed bug: CO2 illustration button is missing.


Version 1.5.5

Released: January 2018

  • Improved performance when using cached data.
  • Fixed bug: Long notes can cause layout issues in the fuel and expense logs.

Version 1.5.4

Released: January 2018

  • Improved appearance of notes on fuel and expense logs, especially long notes.
  • Prevented fuel and expense logs from being stretched out on wider screens.
  • Improved how some errors are handled when communicating with the remote service.
  • Fixed bug: When adding fuel more than once the location may be set as a previously used location.

Version 1.5.3

Released: December 2017

  • Preparation for upcoming changes to support more cars per account.
  • Improved error reporting.
  • Made some minor changes to content and help text.

Version 1.5.2

Released: December 2017

  • New: Add text notes to fuel entries.
  • New: KM per litre statistics.
  • New: Change text size.
  • Minor changes to some help text.
  • Fixed bug: Expense category name input appears when changing the category to 'Select...'.

Version 1.5.1

Released: October 2017

  • New: Create custom categories for non-fuel expenses.
  • New: Edit existing non-fuel expenses.
  • New: Choose which columns to display on the fuel log.
  • Added a list of cheapest locations by fuel type.
  • Improved layout of the locations management screen.
  • Fixed bug: Some statistics are not formatted correctly.
  • Fixed bug: Intermittent error when selecting a fuel location.
  • Fixed bug: Intermittent 'Log out failed' message when logging out.
  • Several minor bug fixes, usability and performance enhancements.

Version 1.5.0

Released: July 2017

  • Improved the design of the UI including buttons, icons, input fields and loading animations.
  • Added support for exporting all fuel and expenses data as CSV files.
  • Added support for importing fuel and expenses from a CSV file.
  • Improved general performance when using the app.
  • Added date range selection to expenses pie chart.
  • Added support for extra statistics, which will be created next time you make a change to the fuel log.
  • Changed the 'offline' message when no internet connection is available.
  • Made invitations from other drivers appear everywhere, not just on the home screen.
  • Improved the options available when an error occurs to help recover from it more easily.
  • Improved error handling when logging in with Facebook.
  • Display the privacy policy in the app instead of opening the web browser.
  • Fixed bug: Buttons that display the fuel economy chart and CO2 emissions illustration may not be displayed for some cars.
  • Fixed bug: Some messages specific to the logged in user may not be removed when logging out.
  • Fixed bug: Expenses can be deleted by any driver, instead of only the car's owner or creator of the expense.

Go to the release notes archive to see update history for app versions that are no longer supported.