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Changelog

Update Notes

Since V3.2

  • Before you update to the V3.2 firmware, please switch the NeoReader to the V2 engine to avoid data mess and confusion. (Open a book> Settings in the upper right corner> Other Settings> Use the V2 engine)

  • It’s suggested to connect the device to power when upgrading.

  • V3.2 replaces Transfer Books app and WIFI Transfer with a new app BOOXDrop. BOOXDrop can facilitate the mutual file transfer between PC and BOOX.

  • V3.2 removes the cutting file feature in storage to avoid unrecognizable embedded data.

  • Since V3.2, the cloud backup of notes is not available anymore.


Since V3.1

  • Since V3.1 Firmware, please sync your notes to the cloud again once you've updated to a new firmware.


Since V3.0

  • Since V3.0 Firmware, restoring the factory settings will format the storage by default and all stored personal files will be cleared. Please back all files up before restoring the factory settings.

Note Air

V3.2

System and Applications

  1. The system drop-down menu has been divided into Notification Center and Control Panel. Swiping up from the screen bottom will pop up E Ink Center.

  2. Add BooxDrop (two-way file transfer between BOOX and other devices such as PC). BooxDrop only supports Wi-Fi in the same local area network. (This replaces Transfer Books including WifiTransfer and Push.)

  3. Add the feature of “Automatic collapse when next to the screen edge” and “Automatic collapse when not in use for 5s” to Navigation Ball.

  4. Add Area Screenshot, which allows users to screenshot the selected area only instead of the whole screen. (Call out from Navigation Ball.)

  5. Add more options for system full-refresh frequencies (0–1–5–10–15–20–30. The default full refresh is 5. V3.1 was 6 by default.)

  6. Add multiple accounts management. (This is to solve the problem of notes sync issues under multiple accounts.)

  7. Improve handwriting speed of OneNote\Evernote\WPS.

  8. Optimize Feedback interface.

  9. Optimize the update process and interface.

  10. Adjust the settings of App Optimization.


Library and NeoReader

  1. Add custom scan path settings to the Library and optimize the process of refreshing the Library;

  2. Adjust the data sharing method of a file’s copy. The data is identified by saving path. (Old version was identified by the file ID.)

  3. Support copying and cutting handwritten content between documents.

  4. Expand the formats that V2 engine supports: Epub\mobi\azw3\txt\word\jeb\html;

  5. Optimize the main menu of reading and adjust the levels of some main menus.

  6. Add reflow feature to text-based PDF documents that allow “long press to select text” or are recognized by OCR.

  7. Long-press-to-select-text supports to share to third-party apps in image formats. Up to 1000 characters can be shared.

  8. The look-up on the internet after long-pressing to select text supports open via third-party browser.

  9. TOC supports “expanding/collapsing all with one click”

  10. PDF bookmarks filter the headers and the footers.

  11. Fix the issue of inaccurate selection of long-press-to-select-text.

  12. The reading status bar can display chapter names (supported by V2 engine)

  13. The inserted text box can be switched between vertical and horizontal styles.

  14. Split-view in NeoReader supports Article\ Comic modes.


Notes and Synchronization

  1. Add the feature of combining multiple notepads into one.

  2. Add automatic saving by a set time.

  3. The exported PDFs from Notes are in vector format, which can be edited in Reader.

  4. Add custom brushes (max 5 brushes.)

  5. Add page tags, which generate a level 1 directory when exporting a notepad to a PDF file.

  6. Fix the issue that the strokes on the template can not be erased cleanly.

  7. Add the feature that allows you to insert a picture directly to a notepad by long-pressing a picture( Share > Insert to a Notepad)

  8. Associate Notes with accounts. Notes under anonymous accounts are automatically classified into login account. The notes under the logout account will no longer appear locally and will appear again after you log in to the same account; (This is to resolve the sync issues under multiple accounts)

  9. Local backup of version 3.2 or above supports combining new backup with existing backup files. ( This backs up notes at different stages to the same backup file).

  10. Cloud backup is not available anymore.

V3.1

NeoReader

  1. Add Custom Cover (long press the cover to pop up settings, then select Custom Cover);

  2. Support original Epub source format, including multiple fonts, image and text layout, vertical layout, Pinyin fonts… etc. ( Currently it requires to manually switch to V2 Engine and does not support sync data with NeoReader. When you open an Epub book, please go to Settings / Other Settings to set it.)

  3. Add an option of downloading fonts from cloud. The font option offers 3 tabs including Chinese, English and System.

  4. Add Deep Refresh option, which solves the problem of some images leaving ghostings even after full refresh. (Go to Refresh Settings to set to Deep)

  5. Add an option of opening a new book in Reader without exiting currenly reading books.

  6. Add OCR recognition of scanned documents. The text can be searched, marked, and modified after OCR recognition. Currently, only 5 times a day for free OCR recognition.

  7. Add options of “Link Documents” and “Link Website” to Dictionary Pop-up window. You can link to a certain page, a website, or a document.

  8. Added Export to E-mail, which supports “export annotation content to a designated E-mail.” E-mail’s attachment is up to 15M.

  9. Add an option that you can disable “turning pages by swiping on the screen”. It is enabled by default. When it is disabled, you can only turn pages by tapping on the screen.

  10. Add an option of “The Dictionary Pop-up Window can be dragged around on the screen.”

  11. Pictures in the documents can be saved to local storage. Support the pictures in the document to be saved locally (long press the picture to zoom in)

  12. Optimize the Dark Color Enhancement which replaced the Contrast Setting of the old version and Light Color Filter which replaces the removing watermark function.

  13. Optimize footnote pop-up prompt of documents.

  14. Optimize TTS playback in the background and support manual page turning during TTS playback;

  15. Optimize online search page and remove web ads;

  16. Optimize the PDF selection and zoom process, directly selecting the zoom-in area by dragging the frame


Notes

  1. Optimize the sync process. Notes can be synced in the background. The pop-up window of the notepad property shows sync progress and status (the synch data structure has been adjusted. All Notes need to be re-synchronized after the upgrade. This is not compatible with Notes sync of lower than firmware V3.0 );

  2. Add Canvas Editor. 4 Canvas size settings are available (Default size 1×1, 1×2, 2×1, Max size 2×2), Custom, and Canvas Adjustment (Cut the redundant part of the Canvas based on the outermost stroke position of the visible layers.);

  3. Add template scaling, stitching and stretching functions (the way the template adapts when the canvas is larger than 1×1);

  4. Add a variety of shapes and line styles, including solid lines, dashed lines, dotted lines, and wavy lines;

  5. Add Insert Recordings. Each Recording has no time limit. Handwriting and Recording can happen simutaneously. Recordings can be dragged around after selected by Lasso tool (Text conversion is currently not supported);

  6. Add Horizontal Display. The orientation of the Notes app follows the rotation direction of the system)

  7. When notes are merged into PDF, Table of Content is supported. (The Notepad is level 1 directory, and the notes pages are level 2 directory);

  8. Set the specified page as the notepad cover (Set this from Notes thumbnail)

  9. Add “Share by E-Mail”

  10. The pencil supports colors. And optimize the rendering speed (V3.0 only supports black);

  11. Optimize the selection of the Lasso tool after zooming in.

  12. Optimize the rendering speed of Notes for inserting large pictures and too much content);


System

  1. Add screen recording function (Each recording can last up to 2 hours);

  2. Add Storage Categories (10 categories in total)

  3. System Contrast has been changed to Display Control, which supports Dark Color Enhancement(Default value is 30) and Light Color Filter( Default value 0);

  4. Add Location information (some apps can only be used when authorized location information . The Location function is off by default);

  5. Add the option of always turning Bluetooth on when the device boots up. (Settings / Power)

  6. Add more Gestures- Swipe up and down to adjust either volume, or Frontlight, or contrast.

  7. Add an option of the System Bar can only be expanded by pulling down. The option is enabled by default and prevents accidental expansion of the System Bar when apps are in full screen.

  8. Add a list of Frequently Asked questions ( Go to Settings / Feedback, you can directly check all the FAQs);

  9. Add Update history;

  10. Add the Full Reresh time setting for scrolling on pages (This supports 1–5 seconds.)

  11. Add File Sharing Function ( You can share files from Libary, Storage by long pressing the file icon via Bluetooth and third-party apps.

  12. Add the feature of a long press on a word and lookup dictionary on the Dictionary lookup page.

  13. Add “sort apps by Name, Time and sort app manually.” (V3.0 only supports manual sorting);

  14. Add “App update reminder” and “update with one-click”.

  15. Optimize App Background Freeze. Music and other apps will not be frozen automatically when running in the background.

  16. Optimize PushRead interface. Add title bar to avoid some URLs not displaying the title in the Text Mode;

  17. Optimize the ONYX keyboard which supports up, middle, and bottom positions. English keyboard support double-tap to lock uppercase. Add more symbols and clipboard.

  18. Optimize App Optimization, including switching app original DPI ( Solving the problem of Kobo app cropping blank edge), bold text on webpages, and optimization of third-party Input Methods.

  19. Optimize the page-turning effect of Scrolling Buttons on the Navigation Ball and reduce the flickering when turning pages.

  20. Improve system stability.

  21. Add Left-Handed mode ( Set it up following the Initial Setup Guide. Or go to Settings / More Settings to set it up manually. )

V3.0

System

  1. Support screencast ( It only supports to mirror screens to Win10 computers. Mac PCs are not supported currently)

  2. Split-Screen supports third-party Apps (Apps optimization and screencast are disabled under Split-Screen )

  3. Add grouping Apps ( this supports bulk management)

  4. The screensaver supports to rotate to horizontal orientation

  5. Push pictures for Screensaver directly via push.boox.com

  6. Add Clock Screensaver

  7. Add PushRead

  8. The Navigation Ball supports resident buttons which offer quick access to different functions

  9. Add Gallery, which supports picture editing. ( The picture is still opened by NeoReader by default. Please open images with Gallery if you need to edit them)

  10. Add keeping Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/Audio active during sleep mode. (This is off by default. Go to System Settings / Power Management to enable it)

  11. Add NeoBrowser

  12. Optimize the second-screen interface (only 13.3" supports this function)

  13. Support Gestures


NeoReader

  1. Optimize the look-up interface of Dictionary

  2. Support to select and look up English phrases

  3. Support zooming under PDF scrolling mode

  4. Optimize PDF sharpening effect

  5. Optimize the layout of highlights and annotations when they are exported to the third-party note-taking Apps.

  6. Change the upper right corner to quickly add bookmarks using the stylus (this area does not support to turn pages using stylus any more)

  7. Optimize the main menu interfaces

  8. Support third-party dictionary Apps


Notes

  1. Add list mode

  2. Add layers (template layer + 5 custom layers ) .

  3. Add Pencil and marker ( The pencil color is only in black)

  4. Add copy and paste among different notepads (Go to Notes thumbnail view, select and copy to )

  5. Add switch to another notepad within a Notepad (Tap Notepad name and expand the list, then select the notepad you want to switch to)

  6. Optimize the stroke eraser. (The template is no longer covered. The erased content will no longer be displayed after the selection area of lasso tool is moved)

  7. Add Toolbar indicator to full-screen mode of the Notes

  8. Add exit alert ( It is off by default. Go to Notes Settings to enable it. This is to avoid exiting the Notepad by accidental touch).

  9. Add color stroke display effect switch (original color shows non-black on BOOX)

Note3

V3.2

System and Applications

  1. The system drop-down menu has been divided into Notification Center and Control Panel. Swiping up from the screen bottom will pop up E Ink Center.

  2. Add BooxDrop (two-way file transfer between BOOX and other devices such as PC). BooxDrop only supports Wi-Fi in the same local area network. (This replaces Transfer Books including WifiTransfer and Push.)

  3. Add the feature of “Automatic collapse when next to the screen edge” and “Automatic collapse when not in use for 5s” to Navigation Ball.

  4. Add Area Screenshot, which allows users to screenshot the selected area only instead of the whole screen. (Call out from Navigation Ball.)

  5. Add more options for system full-refresh frequencies (0–1–5–10–15–20–30. The default full refresh is 5. V3.1 was 6 by default.)

  6. Add multiple accounts management. (This is to solve the problem of notes sync issues under multiple accounts.)

  7. Improve handwriting speed of OneNote\Evernote\WPS.

  8. Optimize Feedback interface.

  9. Optimize the update process and interface.

  10. Adjust the settings of App Optimization.


Library and NeoReader

  1. Add custom scan path settings to the Library and optimize the process of refreshing the Library;

  2. Adjust the data sharing method of a file’s copy. The data is identified by saving path. (Old version was identified by the file ID.)

  3. Support copying and cutting handwritten content between documents.

  4. Expand the formats that V2 engine supports: Epub\mobi\azw3\txt\word\jeb\html;

  5. Optimize the main menu of reading and adjust the levels of some main menus.

  6. Add reflow feature to text-based PDF documents that allow “long press to select text” or are recognized by OCR.

  7. Long-press-to-select-text supports to share to third-party apps in image formats. Up to 1000 characters can be shared.

  8. The look-up on the internet after long-pressing to select text supports open via third-party browser.

  9. TOC supports “expanding/collapsing all with one click”

  10. PDF bookmarks filter the headers and the footers.

  11. Fix the issue of inaccurate selection of long-press-to-select-text.

  12. The reading status bar can display chapter names (supported by V2 engine)

  13. The inserted text box can be switched between vertical and horizontal styles.

  14. Split-view in NeoReader supports Article\ Comic modes.


Notes and Synchronization

  1. Add the feature of combining multiple notepads into one.

  2. Add automatic saving by a set time.

  3. The exported PDFs from Notes are in vector format, which can be edited in Reader.

  4. Add custom brushes (max 5 brushes.)

  5. Add page tags, which generate a level 1 directory when exporting a notepad to a PDF file.

  6. Fix the issue that the strokes on the template can not be erased cleanly.

  7. Add the feature that allows you to insert a picture directly to a notepad by long-pressing a picture( Share > Insert to a Notepad)

  8. Associate Notes with accounts. Notes under anonymous accounts are automatically classified into login account. The notes under the logout account will no longer appear locally and will appear again after you log in to the same account; (This is to resolve the sync issues under multiple accounts)

  9. Local backup of version 3.2 or above supports combining new backup with existing backup files. ( This backs up notes at different stages to the same backup file).

  10. Cloud backup is not available anymore.

V3.1

NeoReader

  1. Add Custom Cover (long press the cover to pop up settings, then select Custom Cover);

  2. Support original Epub source format, including multiple fonts, image and text layout, vertical layout, Pinyin fonts… etc. ( Currently it requires to manually switch to V2 Engine and does not support sync data with NeoReader. When you open an Epub book, please go to Settings / Other Settings to set it.)

  3. Add an option of downloading fonts from cloud. The font option offers 3 tabs including Chinese, English and System.

  4. Add Deep Refresh option, which solves the problem of some images leaving ghostings even after full refresh. (Go to Refresh Settings to set to Deep)

  5. Add an option of opening a new book in Reader without exiting currenly reading books.

  6. Add OCR recognition of scanned documents. The text can be searched, marked, and modified after OCR recognition. Currently, only 5 times a day for free OCR recognition.

  7. Add options of “Link Documents” and “Link Website” to Dictionary Pop-up window. You can link to a certain page, a website, or a document.

  8. Added Export to E-mail, which supports “export annotation content to a designated E-mail.” E-mail’s attachment is up to 15M.

  9. Add an option that you can disable “turning pages by swiping on the screen”. It is enabled by default. When it is disabled, you can only turn pages by tapping on the screen.

  10. Add an option of “The Dictionary Pop-up Window can be dragged around on the screen.”

  11. Pictures in the documents can be saved to local storage. Support the pictures in the document to be saved locally (long press the picture to zoom in)

  12. Optimize the Dark Color Enhancement which replaced the Contrast Setting of the old version and Light Color Filter which replaces the removing watermark function.

  13. Optimize footnote pop-up prompt of documents.

  14. Optimize TTS playback in the background and support manual page turning during TTS playback;

  15. Optimize online search page and remove web ads;

  16. Optimize the PDF selection and zoom process, directly selecting the zoom-in area by dragging the frame


Notes

  1. Optimize the sync process. Notes can be synced in the background. The pop-up window of the notepad property shows sync progress and status (the synch data structure has been adjusted. All Notes need to be re-synchronized after the upgrade. This is not compatible with Notes sync of lower than firmware V3.0 );

  2. Add Canvas Editor. 4 Canvas size settings are available (Default size 1×1, 1×2, 2×1, Max size 2×2), Custom, and Canvas Adjustment (Cut the redundant part of the Canvas based on the outermost stroke position of the visible layers.);

  3. Add template scaling, stitching and stretching functions (the way the template adapts when the canvas is larger than 1×1);

  4. Add a variety of shapes and line styles, including solid lines, dashed lines, dotted lines, and wavy lines;

  5. Add Insert Recordings. Each Recording has no time limit. Handwriting and Recording can happen simutaneously. Recordings can be dragged around after selected by Lasso tool (Text conversion is currently not supported);

  6. Add Horizontal Display. The orientation of the Notes app follows the rotation direction of the system)

  7. When notes are merged into PDF, Table of Content is supported. (The Notepad is level 1 directory, and the notes pages are level 2 directory);

  8. Set the specified page as the notepad cover (Set this from Notes thumbnail)

  9. Add “Share by E-Mail”

  10. The pencil supports colors. And optimize the rendering speed (V3.0 only supports black);

  11. Optimize the selection of the Lasso tool after zooming in.

  12. Optimize the rendering speed of Notes for inserting large pictures and too much content);


System

  1. Add screen recording function (Each recording can last up to 2 hours);

  2. Add Storage Categories (10 categories in total)

  3. System Contrast has been changed to Display Control, which supports Dark Color Enhancement(Default value is 30) and Light Color Filter( Default value 0);

  4. Add Location information (some apps can only be used when authorized location information . The Location function is off by default);

  5. Add the option of always turning Bluetooth on when the device boots up. (Settings / Power)

  6. Add more Gestures- Swipe up and down to adjust either volume, or Frontlight, or contrast.

  7. Add an option of the System Bar can only be expanded by pulling down. The option is enabled by default and prevents accidental expansion of the System Bar when apps are in full screen.

  8. Add a list of Frequently Asked questions ( Go to Settings / Feedback, you can directly check all the FAQs);

  9. Add Update history;

  10. Add the Full Reresh time setting for scrolling on pages (This supports 1–5 seconds.)

  11. Add File Sharing Function ( You can share files from Libary, Storage by long pressing the file icon via Bluetooth and third-party apps.

  12. Add the feature of a long press on a word and lookup dictionary on the Dictionary lookup page.

  13. Add “sort apps by Name, Time and sort app manually.” (V3.0 only supports manual sorting);

  14. Add “App update reminder” and “update with one-click”.

  15. Optimize App Background Freeze. Music and other apps will not be frozen automatically when running in the background.

  16. Optimize PushRead interface. Add title bar to avoid some URLs not displaying the title in the Text Mode;

  17. Optimize the ONYX keyboard which supports up, middle, and bottom positions. English keyboard support double-tap to lock uppercase. Add more symbols and clipboard.

  18. Optimize App Optimization, including switching app original DPI ( Solving the problem of Kobo app cropping blank edge), bold text on webpages, and optimization of third-party Input Methods.

  19. Optimize the page-turning effect of Scrolling Buttons on the Navigation Ball and reduce the flickering when turning pages.

  20. Improve system stability.

  21. Add Left-Handed mode ( Set it up following the Initial Setup Guide. Or go to Settings / More Settings to set it up manually. )

Note2

V3.2

System and Applications

  1. The system drop-down menu has been divided into Notification Center and Control Panel. Swiping up from the screen bottom will pop up E Ink Center.

  2. Add BooxDrop (two-way file transfer between BOOX and other devices such as PC). BooxDrop only supports Wi-Fi in the same local area network. (This replaces Transfer Books including WifiTransfer and Push.)

  3. Add the feature of "Automatic collapse when next to the screen edge" and "Automatic collapse when not in use for 5s" to Navigation Ball.

  4. Add Area Screenshot, which allows users to screenshot the selected area only instead of the whole screen. (Call out from Navigation Ball)

  5. Add "App refresh mode management" (Refresh modes can be set in bulk.)

  6. NeoBrowser supports adding shortcuts to the App tab for quick access to those frequently used websites.

  7. Add more options for system full-refresh frequencies (0-1-5-10-15-20-30. The default full refresh is 5. V3.1 was 6 by default.)

  8. Add Text Enhancement to App Optimization. There are level choices (0-1-2-3.)

  9. Optimize Feedback interface.

  10. Optimize the update process and interface.

  11. Improve handwriting speed of OneNote\Evernote\WPS.

  12. Add multiple accounts management. (This is to solve the problem of notes sync issues under multiple accounts.)


Library and NeoReader

  1. Add custom scan path settings to the Library and optimize the process of refreshing the Library.

  2. Adjust the data sharing method of a file's copy. The data is identified by saving path. (Old version was identified by the file ID.)

  3. Support copying and cutting handwritten content between documents.

  4. Expand the formats that V2 engine supports: Epub\mobi\azw3\txt\word\jeb\html.

  5. Optimize the main menu of reading and adjust the levels of some main menus.

  6. Add reflow feature to text-based PDF documents that allow "long press to select text" or are recognized by OCR.

  7. Long-press-to-select-text supports to share to third-party apps in image formats. Up to 1000 characters can be shared.

  8. The look-up on the internet after long-pressing to select text supports open via third-party browser.

  9. TOC supports "expanding/collapsing all with one click."

  10. PDF bookmarks filter the headers and the footers.

  11. Fix the issue of inaccurate selection of long-press-to-select-text.

  12. The reading status bar can display chapter names (supported by V2 engine.)

  13. The inserted text box can be switched between vertical and horizontal styles.

  14. Split-view in NeoReader supports Article\ Comic modes.


Notes and Synchronization

  1. Add the feature of combining multiple notepads into one.

  2. Add automatic saving by a set time.

  3. The exported PDFs from Notes are in vector format, which can be edited in Reader.

  4. Add custom brushes(preset 1, and max 5 brushes.)

  5. Add page tags, which generate a level 1 directory when exporting a notepad to a PDF file.

  6. Fix the issue that the strokes on the template can not be erased cleanly.

  7. Add the feature that allows you to insert a picture directly to a notepad by long-pressing a picture (Share > Insert to a Notepad.)

  8. Associate Notes with accounts. Notes under anonymous accounts are automatically classified into login account. The notes under the logout account will no longer appear locally and will appear again after you log in to the same account; (This is to resolve the sync issues under multiple accounts.)

  9. Local backup of version 3.2 or above supports combining new backup with existing backup files. ( This backs up notes at different stages to the same backup file); Cloud backup is not available anymore.)

  10. Add page tags, which generate a level 1 directory when exporting a notepad to a PDF file.

  11. Fix the issue that the strokes on the template can not be erased cleanly.

  12. Add the feature that allows you to insert a picture directly to a notepad by long-pressing a picture (Share > Insert to a Notepad.)

  13. Associate Notes with accounts. Notes under anonymous accounts are automatically classified into login account. The notes under the logout account will no longer appear locally and will appear again after you log in to the same account; (This is to resolve the sync issues under multiple accounts.)

  14. Local backup of version 3.2 or above supports combining new backup with existing backup files. ( This backs up notes at different stages to the same backup file); Cloud backup is not available anymore.)

V3.1

NeoReader

  1. Add Custom Cover (long press the cover to pop up settings, then select Custom Cover);

  2. Support original Epub source format, including multiple fonts, image and text layout, vertical layout, Pinyin fonts… etc. ( Currently it requires to manually switch to V2 Engine and does not support sync data with NeoReader. When you open an Epub book, please go to Settings / Other Settings to set it.)

  3. Add an option of downloading fonts from cloud. The font option offers 3 tabs including Chinese, English and System.

  4. Add Deep Refresh option, which solves the problem of some images leaving ghostings even after full refresh. (Go to Refresh Settings to set to Deep)

  5. Add an option of opening a new book in Reader without exiting currenly reading books.

  6. Add OCR recognition of scanned documents. The text can be searched, marked, and modified after OCR recognition. Currently, only 5 times a day for free OCR recognition.

  7. Add options of “Link Documents” and “Link Website” to Dictionary Pop-up window. You can link to a certain page, a website, or a document.

  8. Added Export to E-mail, which supports “export annotation content to a designated E-mail.” E-mail’s attachment is up to 15M.

  9. Add an option that you can disable “turning pages by swiping on the screen”. It is enabled by default. When it is disabled, you can only turn pages by tapping on the screen.

  10. Add an option of “The Dictionary Pop-up Window can be dragged around on the screen.”

  11. Pictures in the documents can be saved to local storage. Support the pictures in the document to be saved locally (long press the picture to zoom in)

  12. Optimize the Dark Color Enhancement which replaced the Contrast Setting of the old version and Light Color Filter which replaces the removing watermark function.

  13. Optimize footnote pop-up prompt of documents.

  14. Optimize TTS playback in the background and support manual page turning during TTS playback;

  15. Optimize online search page and remove web ads;

  16. Optimize the PDF selection and zoom process, directly selecting the zoom-in area by dragging the frame


Notes

  1. Optimize the sync process. Notes can be synced in the background. The pop-up window of the notepad property shows sync progress and status (the synch data structure has been adjusted. All Notes need to be re-synchronized after the upgrade. This is not compatible with Notes sync of lower than firmware V3.0 );

  2. Add Canvas Editor. 4 Canvas size settings are available (Default size 1×1, 1×2, 2×1, Max size 2×2), Custom, and Canvas Adjustment (Cut the redundant part of the Canvas based on the outermost stroke position of the visible layers.);

  3. Add template scaling, stitching and stretching functions (the way the template adapts when the canvas is larger than 1×1);

  4. Add a variety of shapes and line styles, including solid lines, dashed lines, dotted lines, and wavy lines;

  5. Add Insert Recordings. Each Recording has no time limit. Handwriting and Recording can happen simutaneously. Recordings can be dragged around after selected by Lasso tool (Text conversion is currently not supported);

  6. Add Horizontal Display. The orientation of the Notes app follows the rotation direction of the system)

  7. When notes are merged into PDF, Table of Content is supported. (The Notepad is level 1 directory, and the notes pages are level 2 directory);

  8. Set the specified page as the notepad cover (Set this from Notes thumbnail)

  9. Add “Share by E-Mail”

  10. The pencil supports colors. And optimize the rendering speed (V3.0 only supports black);

  11. Optimize the selection of the Lasso tool after zooming in.

  12. Optimize the rendering speed of Notes for inserting large pictures and too much content);


System

  1. Add screen recording function (Each recording can last up to 2 hours);

  2. Add Storage Categories (10 categories in total)

  3. System Contrast has been changed to Display Control, which supports Dark Color Enhancement(Default value is 30) and Light Color Filter( Default value 0);

  4. Add Location information (some apps can only be used when authorized location information . The Location function is off by default);

  5. Add the option of always turning Bluetooth on when the device boots up. (Settings / Power)

  6. Add more Gestures- Swipe up and down to adjust either volume, or Frontlight, or contrast.

  7. Add an option of the System Bar can only be expanded by pulling down. The option is enabled by default and prevents accidental expansion of the System Bar when apps are in full screen.

  8. Add a list of Frequently Asked questions ( Go to Settings / Feedback, you can directly check all the FAQs);

  9. Add Update history;

  10. Add the Full Reresh time setting for scrolling on pages (This supports 1–5 seconds.)

  11. Add File Sharing Function ( You can share files from Libary, Storage by long pressing the file icon via Bluetooth and third-party apps.

  12. Add the feature of a long press on a word and lookup dictionary on the Dictionary lookup page.

  13. Add “sort apps by Name, Time and sort app manually.” (V3.0 only supports manual sorting);

  14. Add “App update reminder” and “update with one-click”.

  15. Optimize App Background Freeze. Music and other apps will not be frozen automatically when running in the background.

  16. Optimize PushRead interface. Add title bar to avoid some URLs not displaying the title in the Text Mode;

  17. Optimize the ONYX keyboard which supports up, middle, and bottom positions. English keyboard support double-tap to lock uppercase. Add more symbols and clipboard.

  18. Optimize App Optimization, including switching app original DPI ( Solving the problem of Kobo app cropping blank edge), bold text on webpages, and optimization of third-party Input Methods.

  19. Optimize the page-turning effect of Scrolling Buttons on the Navigation Ball and reduce the flickering when turning pages.

  20. Improve system stability.

  21. Add Left-Handed mode ( Set it up following the Initial Setup Guide. Or go to Settings / More Settings to set it up manually. )

V3.0

NeoReader

  1. Optimize the look-up interface of Dictionary.

  2. Support to select and look up English phrases.

  3. Support zooming under PDF scrolling mode.

  4. Optimize PDF sharpening effect.

  5. Optimize the layout of highlights and annotations when they are exported to the third-party note-taking Apps.

  6. Change the upper right corner to quickly add bookmarks using the stylus (this area does not support turning pages using stylus any more).

  7. Optimize the main menu interfaces.

  8. Support third-party dictionary Apps.

  9. Turning pages manually is supported during TTS. (TTS remains its original progress).

  10. Optimize the function of selecting phrases and looking up the dictionary.

  11. Optimize the top and bottom margins of the Flow Documents to reduce the bottom margin.

  12. Optimize the smoothness of the strokes in exported PDF handwriting.


Notes

  1. Add list mode.

  2. Add layers (template layer + 5 custom layers ).

  3. Add Pencil and marker ( The pencil color is only in black).

  4. Add copy and paste among different notepads (Go to Notes thumbnail view, select and copy to).

  5. Add switch to another notepad within a Notepad (Tap Notepad name and expand the list, then select the notepad you want to switch to).

  6. Optimize the stroke eraser. (The template is no longer covered. The erased content will no longer be displayed after the selection area of lasso tool is moved).

  7. Add Toolbar indicator to full-screen mode of the Notes.

  8. Add exit alert ( It is off by default. Go to Notes Settings to enable it. This is to avoid exiting the Notepad by accidental touch).

  9. Add color stroke display effect switch (original color shows non-black on BOOX).

  10. Fix an issue of occasionally freezing when embedding notes.


System

  1. Add Gestures (Settings / More Settings / Gesture Manager).

  2. Split-Screen supports third-party Apps (Apps optimization and screencast are disabled under Split-Screen).

  3. Add grouping Apps ( this supports bulk management).

  4. The screensaver supports to rotate to horizontal orientation.

  5. Push pictures for Screensaver directly via push.boox.com.

  6. Add Clock Screensaver.

  7. Add PushRead (Send web articles to your BOOX to read).

  8. The Navigation Ball supports permanent buttons which offer quick access to different functions.

  9. Add Gallery, which supports picture editing. ( The picture is still opened by NeoReader by default. Please open images with Gallery if you need to edit them).

  10. Add keeping Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/Audio active during sleep mode. (This is off by default. Go to System Settings / Power Management to enable it).

  11. Remove network timeout settings.

  12. Add Arabic / Hebrew system languages.

  13. Optimize Dictionary style.

  14. Optimize Bluetooth reconnection after waking up BOOX.

  15. Optimize the speed of turning pages by tapping the Navigation Ball button in the browser.

  16. Fix the problem of abnormal Google Keep interface.

  17. Fix the problem of binding a mobile number after logging into ONYX account.

  18. Fix the problem of abnormal download of some books in Bookstore.

  19. Fix the problem of browser download crash.

  20. Fix the problem that the standby image is not switched occasionally during standby mode.

V2.3.1

New features

  1. Support homepage tab customization;

  2. The Floating Toolbar for reading is customizable in functions and sizes;

  3. Handwritten notes for NeoReader supports AI recognition (double-tap on the handwriting can initiate the recognition);

  4. Add Floating Toolbar for Note, which is customizable;

  5. Add Brush stroke to Note App;

  6. Optimize the embedded speed of notes;

  7. Screen saver type is customizable (this will clear the original screen saver);

  8. Add Calendar Memo;

  9. Add Bing Translate in Reader\Dictionary. (Google Translate is not supported currently.)


Main bug fixes

  1. Fix the problem that lines appear during reading handwriting.

  2. Fix the abnormal problem of some txt’s TOC.

  3. Fix the problem that the synchronization is slow and failed when there are a lot of notes.

  4. Fix the occasionally frozen issue during note-taking.

  5. Fix the frozen issue of the lasso tool.

  6. Fix the problem that the inserted large pictures into notes show disproportionately.

  7. Fixed the problem that the export of notes to third parties failed and the number of pages was incorrect.

  8. Fix the problem that the feedback history disappears.

  9. Fix the problem that the lock screen keyboard does not display numbers.

  10. Fix the problem that the device may automatically restart occasionally.

  11. Fix the problem that buttons of Navigation Ball may not respond when tapped.

  12. Fix Dropbox sync failure.

  13. Other bug fixes and UI optimization.

Note Pro/Note Plus/Note

V3.2

System and Applications

  1. Add multiple accounts management. (This is to solve the problem of notes sync issues under multiple accounts.)

  2. The system drop-down menu has been divided into Notification Center and Control Panel. Swiping up from the screen bottom will pop up E Ink Center.

  3. Add BooxDrop (two-way file transfer between BOOX and other devices such as PC). BooxDrop only supports Wi-Fi in the same local area network. This replaces Transfer Books including WifiTransfer and Push.

  4. Add the feature of “Automatic collapse when next to the screen edge” and “Automatic collapse when not in use for 5s” to Navigation Ball.

  5. Add Area Screenshot, which allows users to screenshot the selected area only instead of the whole screen. (Call out from Navigation Ball.)

  6. Add “App refresh mode management” (Refresh modes can be set in bulk.)

  7. NeoBrowser supports adding shortcuts to the App tab for quick access to those frequently used websites.

  8. Add more options for system full-refresh frequencies (0–1–5–10–15–20–30. The default full refresh is 5. V3.1 was 6 by default.)

  9. Add Text Enhancement to App Optimization. There are level choices (0–1–2–3.)

  10. Fixed some issues related to virtual page-turning keys in some third-party apps (unable to turn pages, small page-turning distance, etc.)

  11. Fix file name length, support up to 254 bytes, including format suffix.

  12. Part of the interface and translation optimization.


Library and NeoReader

  1. Add custom scan path settings to the Library and optimize the process of refreshing the Library.

  2. Support copying and cutting handwritten content between documents.

  3. Expand the formats that V2 engine supports: Epub\mobi\azw3\txt\word\jeb\html.

  4. Optimize the main menu of reading and adjust the levels of some main menus.

  5. Add reflow feature to text-based PDF documents that allow “long press to select text” or are recognized by OCR.

  6. Long-press-to-select-text supports to share to third-party apps in image formats. Up to 1000 characters can be shared.

  7. The look-up on the internet after long-pressing to select text supports open via third-party browser. TOC supports “expanding / collapsing all with one click.”

  8. PDF bookmarks filter the headers and the footers.

  9. Fix the issue of inaccurate selection of long-press-to-select-text.

  10. The reading status bar can display chapter names (only V2 engine supported.)

  11. The inserted text box can be switched between vertical and horizontal styles.

  12. Optimize complex pdf rendering speed.

  13. Added horizontal and vertical version switching.

  14. Add custom brushes.

  15. Add manual cropping of pages.

  16. Add whether to include chapters and time in the annotation export txt.

  17. Fix the problem that some models click multiple pages.

  18. Fix third-party TTS freezes.


Notes and Synchronization

  1. Associate Notes with accounts. Notes under anonymous accounts are automatically classified into login account. The notes under the logout account will no longer appear locally and will appear again after you log in to the same account. This is to resolve the sync issues under multiple accounts.

  2. Optimize the interface when the note list is blank, and add a login prompt.

  3. Added vector (editable, large file size) and non-vector (not editable, small file size) options for note export to PDF.

  4. Add the feature of combining multiple notepads into one.

  5. Add automatic saving by a set time.

  6. Add custom brushes(preset 1, and max 5 brushes.)

  7. Add page tags, which generate a level 1 directory when exporting a notepad to a PDF file.

  8. Add the feature that allows you to insert a picture directly to a notepad by long-pressing a picture( Share > Insert to a Notepad.)

  9. Local backup of version 3.2 or above supports combining new backup with existing backup files. ( This backs up notes at different stages to the same backup file.)

  10. Cloud backup is not available anymore.

V3.1

NeoReader

  1. Add Custom Cover (long press the cover to pop up settings, then select Custom Cover);

  2. Support original Epub source format, including multiple fonts, image and text layout, vertical layout, Pinyin fonts… etc. ( Currently it requires to manually switch to V2 Engine and does not support sync data with NeoReader. When you open an Epub book, please go to Settings / Other Settings to set it.)

  3. Add an option of downloading fonts from cloud. The font option offers 3 tabs including Chinese, English and System.

  4. Add Deep Refresh option, which solves the problem of some images leaving ghostings even after full refresh. (Go to Refresh Settings to set to Deep)

  5. Add an option of opening a new book in Reader without exiting currenly reading books.

  6. Add OCR recognition of scanned documents. The text can be searched, marked, and modified after OCR recognition. Currently, only 5 times a day for free OCR recognition.

  7. Add options of “Link Documents” and “Link Website” to Dictionary Pop-up window. You can link to a certain page, a website, or a document.

  8. Added Export to E-mail, which supports “export annotation content to a designated E-mail.” E-mail’s attachment is up to 15M.

  9. Add an option that you can disable “turning pages by swiping on the screen”. It is enabled by default. When it is disabled, you can only turn pages by tapping on the screen.

  10. Add an option of “The Dictionary Pop-up Window can be dragged around on the screen.”

  11. Pictures in the documents can be saved to local storage. Support the pictures in the document to be saved locally (long press the picture to zoom in)

  12. Optimize the Dark Color Enhancement which replaced the Contrast Setting of the old version and Light Color Filter which replaces the removing watermark function.

  13. Optimize footnote pop-up prompt of documents.

  14. Optimize TTS playback in the background and support manual page turning during TTS playback;

  15. Optimize online search page and remove web ads;

  16. Optimize the PDF selection and zoom process, directly selecting the zoom-in area by dragging the frame.


Notes

  1. Optimize the sync process. Notes can be synced in the background. The pop-up window of the notepad property shows sync progress and status (the synch data structure has been adjusted. All Notes need to be re-synchronized after the upgrade. This is not compatible with Notes sync of lower than firmware V3.0 );

  2. Add Canvas Editor. 4 Canvas size settings are available (Default size 1×1, 1×2, 2×1, Max size 2×2), Custom, and Canvas Adjustment (Cut the redundant part of the Canvas based on the outermost stroke position of the visible layers.);

  3. Add template scaling, stitching and stretching functions (the way the template adapts when the canvas is larger than 1×1);

  4. Add a variety of shapes and line styles, including solid lines, dashed lines, dotted lines, and wavy lines;

  5. Add Insert Recordings. Each Recording has no time limit. Handwriting and Recording can happen simutaneously. Recordings can be dragged around after selected by Lasso tool (Text conversion is currently not supported);

  6. Add Horizontal Display. The orientation of the Notes app follows the rotation direction of the system)

  7. When notes are merged into PDF, Table of Content is supported. (The Notepad is level 1 directory, and the notes pages are level 2 directory);

  8. Set the specified page as the notepad cover (Set this from Notes thumbnail)

  9. Add “Share by E-Mail”

  10. The pencil supports colors. And optimize the rendering speed (V3.0 only supports black);

  11. Optimize the selection of the Lasso tool after zooming in.

  12. Optimize the rendering speed of Notes for inserting large pictures and too much content.)


System

  1. Add Storage Categories (10 categories in total)

  2. System Contrast has been changed to Display Control, which supports Dark Color Enhancement(Default value is 30) and Light Color Filter( Default value 0);

  3. Add Location information (some apps can only be used when authorized location information . The Location function is off by default);

  4. Add the option of always turning Bluetooth on when the device boots up. (Settings / Power)

  5. Add a list of Frequently Asked questions ( Go to Settings / Feedback, you can directly check all the FAQs);

  6. Add Update history;

  7. Add the Full Reresh time setting for scrolling on pages (This supports 1–5 seconds.)

  8. Add File Sharing Function ( You can share files from Libary, Storage by long pressing the file icon via Bluetooth and third-party apps.

  9. Add the feature of a long press on a word and lookup dictionary on the Dictionary lookup page.

  10. Add “sort apps by Name, Time and sort app manually.” (V3.0 only supports manual sorting);

  11. Add “App update reminder” and “update with one-click”.

  12. Optimize App Background Freeze. Music and other apps will not be frozen automatically when running in the background.

  13. Optimize PushRead interface. Add title bar to avoid some URLs not displaying the title in the Text Mode;

  14. Optimize the ONYX keyboard which supports up, middle, and bottom positions. English keyboard support double-tap to lock uppercase. Add more symbols and clipboard.

  15. Optimize App Optimization, including switching app original DPI ( Solving the problem of Kobo app cropping blank edge), bold text on webpages, and optimization of third-party Input Methods.

  16. Optimize the page-turning effect of Scrolling Buttons on the Navigation Ball and reduce the flickering when turning pages.

  17. Improve system stability.

  18. Add Left-Handed mode ( Set it up following the Initial Setup Guide. Or go to Settings / More Settings to set it up manually. )

V3.0

NeoReader

  1. Optimize the main menu interfaces

  2. Optimize the look-up interface of Dictionary

  3. Support to select and look up English phrases

  4. Support zooming under PDF scrolling mode

  5. Optimize PDF sharpening effect

  6. Optimize the layout of highlights and annotations when they are exported to the third-party note-taking Apps.

  7. Change the upper right corner to quickly add bookmarks using the stylus (this area does not support turning pages using stylus any more)

  8. Support third-party dictionary Apps【Learn More>>】

  9. Optimize the function of selecting phrases and looking up the dictionary.

  10. Optimize the top and bottom margins of the Flow Documents to reduce the bottom margin.

  11. Optimize the smoothness of the strokes in exported PDF handwriting.


Notes

  1. Add list mode

  2. Add layers (template layer + 5 custom layers ) .【Learn More>>】

  3. Add Pencil and marker ( The pencil color is only in black)

  4. Add copy and paste among different notepads (Go to Notes thumbnail view, select and copy to )

  5. Add switch to another notepad within a Notepad (Tap Notepad name and expand the list, then select the notepad you want to switch to)

  6. Optimize the stroke eraser. (The template is no longer covered. The erased content will no longer be displayed after the selection area of lasso tool is moved)

  7. Onyx Cloud Notes Sync supports background sync

  8. Add Toolbar indicator to full-screen mode of the Notes

  9. Add exit alert ( It is off by default. Go to Notes Settings to enable it. This is to avoid exiting the Notepad by accidental touch).

  10. Add color stroke display effect switch (original color shows non-black on BOOX)

  11. Fix an issue of occasionally freezing when embedding notes.


System

  1. Add grouping Apps ( this supports bulk management)

  2. Add PushRead (Send web articles to your BOOX to read)【Learn More>>】

  3. The Navigation Ball supports permanent buttons which offer quick access to different functions

  4. Add keeping Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/Audio active during sleep mode. (This is off by default. Go to System Settings / Power Management to enable it).

  5. Some other UI optimizations

V2.3.1

New Features

  1. Support homepage tab customization;

  2. The Floating Toolbar for reading is customizable in functions and sizes;

  3. Handwritten notes for NeoReader supports AI recognition (double-tap on the handwriting can initiate the recognition);

  4. Add Floating Toolbar for Note, which is customizable;

  5. Add Brush stroke to Note App;

  6. Optimize the embedded speed of notes;

  7. Add Calendar Memo;

  8. Add Bing Translate in Reader\Dictionary. (Google Translate is not supported currently. )


Main bug fixes

  1. Fix the problem that lines appear during reading handwriting.

  2. Fix the abnormal problem of some txt’s TOC.

  3. Fix the problem that the synchronization is slow and failed when there are a lot of notes.

  4. Fix the occasionally frozen issue during note-taking.

  5. Fix the frozen issue of the lasso tool.

  6. Fix the problem that the inserted large pictures into notes show disproportionately.

  7. Fixed the problem that the export of notes to third parties failed and the number of pages was incorrect.

  8. Fix the problem that the feedback history disappears.

  9. Fix the problem that the lock screen keyboard does not display numbers.

  10. Fix the problem that the device may automatically restart occasionally.

  11. Fix the problem that buttons of Navigation Ball may not respond when tapped.

  12. Fix Dropbox sync failure.

  13. Other bug fixes and UI optimization.

Note Pro (Android 9.0)

V3.1

NeoReader

1. Add Custom Cover (long press the cover to pop up settings, then select Custom Cover);

2. Support original Epub source format, including multiple fonts, image and text layout, vertical layout, Pinyin fonts… etc. ( Currently it requires to manually switch to V2 Engine and does not support sync data with NeoReader. When you open an Epub book, please go to Settings / Other Settings to set it.)

3. Add an option of downloading fonts from cloud. The font option offers 3 tabs including Chinese, English and System.

4. Add Deep Refresh option, which solves the problem of some images leaving ghostings even after full refresh. (Go to Refresh Settings to set to Deep)

5. Add an option of opening a new book in Reader without exiting currenly reading books.

6. Add OCR recognition of scanned documents. The text can be searched, marked, and modified after OCR recognition. Currently, only 5 times a day for free OCR recognition.

7. Add options of “Link Documents” and “Link Website” to Dictionary Pop-up window. You can link to a certain page, a website, or a document.

8. Added Export to E-mail, which supports “export annotation content to a designated E-mail.” E-mail’s attachment is up to 15M.

9. Add an option that you can disable “turning pages by swiping on the screen”. It is enabled by default. When it is disabled, you can only turn pages by tapping on the screen.

10. Add an option of “The Dictionary Pop-up Window can be dragged around on the screen.”

11. Pictures in the documents can be saved to local storage. Support the pictures in the document to be saved locally (long press the picture to zoom in)

12. Optimize the Dark Color Enhancement which replaced the Contrast Setting of the old version and Light Color Filter which replaces the removing watermark function.

13. Optimize footnote pop-up prompt of documents.

14. Optimize TTS playback in the background and support manual page turning during TTS playback;

15. Optimize the PDF selection and zoom process, directly selecting the zoom-in area by dragging the frame


Notes

1. Optimize the sync process. Notes can be synced in the background. The pop-up window of the notepad property shows sync progress and status (the synch data structure has been adjusted. All Notes need to be re-synchronized after the upgrade. This is not compatible with Notes sync of lower than firmware V3.0 );

2. Add Canvas Editor. 4 Canvas size settings are available (Default size 1×1, 1×2, 2×1, Max size 2×2), Custom, and Canvas Adjustment (Cut the redundant part of the Canvas based on the outermost stroke position of the visible layers.);

3. Add template scaling, stitching and stretching functions (the way the template adapts when the canvas is larger than 1×1);

4. Add a variety of shapes and line styles, including solid lines, dashed lines, dotted lines, and wavy lines;

5. Add Insert Recordings. Each Recording has no time limit. Handwriting and Recording can happen simutaneously. Recordings can be dragged around after selected by Lasso tool (Text conversion is currently not supported);

6. Add Horizontal Display. The orientation of the Notes app follows the rotation direction of the system)

7. When notes are merged into PDF, Table of Content is supported. (The Notepad is level 1 directory, and the notes pages are level 2 directory);

8. Set the specified page as the notepad cover (Set this from Notes thumbnail)

9. Add “Share by E-Mail”

10. The pencil supports colors. And optimize the rendering speed (V3.0 only supports black);

11. Optimize the selection of the Lasso tool after zooming in.

12. Optimize the rendering speed of Notes for inserting large pictures and too much content);


System

1. Add screen recording function (Each recording can last up to 2 hours);

2. Add Storage Categories (10 categories in total)

3. System Contrast has been changed to Display Control, which supports Dark Color Enhancement(Default value is 30) and Light Color Filter( Default value 0);

4. Add Location information (some apps can only be used when authorized location information . The Location function is off by default);

5. Add the option of always turning Bluetooth on when the device boots up. (Settings / Power)

6. Add more Gestures- Swipe up and down to adjust either volume, or Frontlight, or contrast.

7. Add a list of Frequently Asked questions ( Settings / Feedback/ FAQs);

8. Add Update history;

9. Add the Full Reresh time setting for scrolling on pages (This supports 1–5 seconds.)

10. Add File Sharing Function ( long pressing the file icon via Bluetooth and third-party apps).

11. Add the feature of a long press on a word and lookup dictionary on the Dictionary lookup page. 12. Add “sort apps by Name, Time and sort app manually.” (V3.0 only supports manual sorting);

13. Optimize App Background Freeze. Music and other apps will not be frozen automatically when running in the background.

14. Optimize PushRead interface. Add title bar to avoid some URLs not displaying the title in the Text Mode;

15. Optimize the ONYX keyboard which supports up, middle, and bottom positions. English keyboard support double-tap to lock uppercase. Add more symbols and clipboard.

16. Optimize App Optimization, including switching app original DPI ( Solving the problem of Kobo app cropping blank edge), bold text on webpages, and optimization of third-party Input Methods.

17. Optimize the page-turning effect of Scrolling Buttons on the Navigation Ball and reduce the flickering when turning pages.

18. Add Left-Handed mode ( Set it up following the Initial Setup Guide. Or go to Settings / More Settings to set it up manually. )