Moodle Mobile 2.9 release notes

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Release date: 29th February 2016

Complete list of issues for Moodle Mobile Moodle Mobile 2.9

New features

  • Glossary - users can browse glossary entries (requires Moodle 2.6 onwards with the Moodle Mobile additional features plugin installed).
  • Course and activity links can be followed using the app. For example, a link to a glossary entry will open in the app, or a link to a different course will show that course in the app. This allows any activity to be displayed.
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    Glossary with options

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    Glossary by author

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    Glossary term


  • Downloaded files now keep their original name so they can be easily found by other apps (such as the PDF browser).
  • Each page of the app now has a unique CSS class name. This means that specific pages may be styled by remote themes.


  • SCORM player bugs fixed
  • Embedded videos now work
  • Longer chat messages are displayed in full

Moodle Mobile additional features plugin

  • New option to check if the plugin is correctly configured
  • New setting to support custom URL schemes

Complete list of issues


  • MOBILE-1224 - Videos and audios in descriptions aren't playable
  • MOBILE-1399 - Errors shown in log if you logout when certain operations are being executed
  • MOBILE-1400 - Chat messages are not displayed in full
  • MOBILE-1403 - Error downloading or viewing files in iOs app
  • MOBILE-1412 - Show right error message and update module status in resource downloads
  • MOBILE-1425 - Users asked to login twice using a browser window on custom apps
  • MOBILE-1427 - SCORM: Error downloading SCORM if package is updated and course contents view is cached
  • MOBILE-1428 - LMSFinish is returning bool values instead a string with the bool value as a literal
  • MOBILE-1432 - Incorrect nesting of some elements in the side menu
  • MOBILE-1437 - Message delete button has too much height in iOS
  • MOBILE-1438 - Show loading when searching in a glossary


  • MOBILE-1358 - Display the site or my courses page to the user based on the defaulthomepage setting value
  • MOBILE-1391 - Allow executing SCORM functions in any site
  • MOBILE-1392 - Speed up loading of course sections
  • MOBILE-1397 - Pass parameters to login/token.php only in browser
  • MOBILE-1407 - Backport core_notes_delete_notes to local_mobile
  • MOBILE-1408 - Preseve file names in the file pool
  • MOBILE-1423 - Capture links with target = _parent, _blank and _top
  • MOBILE-1429 - Embeded media like audios or videos shouldn't be downloaded is they are big
  • MOBILE-1433 - Add a class to each ion-content to identify the template/state
  • MOBILE-1439 - Resources download should alert the user about the file size

New Feature

  • MOBILE-1158 - Capture links in content and redirect to addon when possible
  • MOBILE-1279 - Implementing mod_glossary
  • MOBILE-1319 - New option for messages: delete messages in a conversation
  • MOBILE-1357 - Capture links in content and redirect to course
  • MOBILE-1404 - Support opening app pages via Custom URL Schemes
  • MOBILE-1414 - Add a new option in the local_mobile plugin for checking the plugin configuration status


  • MOBILE-1160 - Investigate serving of aliased audio files from mod_book
  • MOBILE-1341 - Backport glossary functions to local_mobile