Release notes

🎉 We have a completely new product - Face Match! What can you do with it? Authenticate and reverify customers and users with Veriff’s facial biometric technology by matching a person’s face to an identity document you already have on file. Read more...

April 2021

Android SDK 3.13.0 - April 6th, 2021

  • Updated the barcode scanning copy
  • Removed NFC biometric confirmation screen
  • Removed camera switching button
  • Technical optimisations and bug fixes

NEW PRODUCT: Face Match - April 2nd, 2021

How does Face Match work? Face Match confirms that a returning user or customer is who they claim to be by using biometric analysis to identify and mitigate fraudulent activities such as account takeover and identity theft.

March 2021

iOS SDK 4.7.0 - March 30th, 2021

  • Improved barcode picture quality.
  • Streamlined NFC flow by removing biometric screen.
  • Technical improvements for local videos.
  • Minor bug fixes.

iOS SDK 4.6.0 - March 17th, 2021

  • Added barcode scanning functionality
  • Added more logging for video quality
  • Fixed a crash for devices that supports NFC but below iOS 13
  • Technical improvements

Android SDK 3.12.0 - March 17th, 2021

  • Minor update in NFC flow UI for US passports
  • Starting session has been made more robust
  • Fixed a video issue with some Huawei phones
  • Technical optimisations and bug fixes

iOS SDK 4.5.0 - March 4th, 2021

  • New streamlined verification flow with less steps for end user
  • Fixed a localization issue on intro screen where wrong language copy was being shown (only affected a small number of users)
  • Improved quality and reliability

Android SDK 3.11.0 - March 2nd, 2021

  • Fixed an issue where camera preview didn’t render properly on some devices
  • Added AB test to do automatic selfie image capture.
    Automatic selfie capture depends on Android ML Kit, in case ML Kit is not available on users device then we will gracefully fallback to old manual experience.

February 2021

🎉 Veriff has Brand New Plans and Pricing!

iOS SDK 4.4.0 - February 15th, 2021

  • ⭐️ NEW: biometric passport scanning (NFC). Check the flow sample here.
  • Added more contextual information for videos. This enables you to match videos to the step during the IDV process where they were recorded.
  • Added support for SceneDelegate
  • Updated support to Xcode 12.4 for non-SPM integrations.
  • Fixed a localization issue on resubmission feedback view.
  • Fixed an issue where camera opens with a black screen.

iOS SDK 4.3.2 - February 11th, 2021

⚠️ Fixed an issue where audio was not recorded properly for some selfie videos.

React Native SDK 2.3.2 - February 11th, 2021

This update adds multiple customization options (background color, status bar color, primary and secondary text color, corner radius) thus bringing React Native SDK almost on par with our Android/iOS SDKs (to do: list item bullet point).

Android SDK 3.10.1 - February 3rd, 2021

⚠️ Fixed a critical issue where camera did not reactivate properly when SDK was reopened from the background. This issue appeared in the previous version of our SDK, 3.10.0, so if you’re still using it - please upgrade.

January 2021

From our blog: The Veriff Product Review 2020 - The Road to Lightning Fast Verifications with a Brand New Standard for Pass Rates

Android SDK 3.10.0 - January 26th, 2021

  • Added more contextual information for videos. This enables you to match videos to the step during the IDV process where they were recorded.
  • A/B test: user interface updates for biometric document scanning
  • A/B test: verification flow simplification

iOS SDK 4.3.1 - January 12th, 2021

⚠️ Fixed two crashes in Verification flow.

React Native SDK 2.2.0 - January 7th, 2021

The logo customization option now supports URLs and React Native assets.

December 2020

Less bullet-points, more words - from our blog: What’s New - December 2020: Veriff Product Update and What’s New - December 2020: Veriff’s Identity Verification Flow.

Android SDK 3.9.0 - December 18th, 2020

Just a few fixes, most notably a case where video recording failed due to a camera error if the microphone was in use by another app.

New data extraction package: 10 fields

We already offered five, seven and nine fields, and we’re now adding a tenth. Read more in our blog how the fields break down.

iOS SDK 4.3.0 - December 16th, 2020

  • New UI customization options. Download the full customization guide to find out more.
  • Ability to load toolbar images from network
  • New step in Veriff flow ensures better quality input from users. This feature increased conversion in Web AB test by 3,5%

New product: face only verification

It helps you to cover instances where you may need to quickly reverify an individual using a quick selfie. A good example here is for online shops selling lots of goods, including alcohol.

November 2020

The month was pretty busy, there's some more in our blog posts What’s New - November 2020: Veriff’s Verification Flow and What’s New - November 2020: Veriff Product Update

Android SDK 3.8.0 - November 27th, 2020

  • Updated barcode scanning design and UX.
  • Technical optimisations and bug fixes.

New feature: place of birth extraction - November 27th, 2020

This is a legal requirement for certain companies in a number of countries, so we’re happy to be able to introduce this as one of our custom extraction fields.

iOS SDK 4.2.0 - November 18th, 2020

  • Fixed a bug where selfie with document step asked multiple times.
  • More analytics information added for local video.
  • Performance improvements on local video.

Android SDK 3.7.0 - November 12th, 2020

  • Added new SDK theming options - you can now customize text color, background color, status bar color, bullet point icon and button roundness. Download the full customization guide to find out more.
  • Fixed a NullPointerException crash originating from FlowActivity.
  • Fixed a IllegalArgumentException: Bad limit crash on some Huawei devices.
  • Technical optimisations and bug fixes.

New feature: category extraction for driver's licenses - November 3rd, 2020

The new feature helps Veriff’s mobility sector clients who provide different ride-sharing services like car- or moped-sharing or rental and need to check whether the person using the service has a valid driving license in the right category. Learn more...

October 2020

You might also want to take a look at couple of blog posts about October: What’s New - October 2020: Veriff’s Verification Flow and What's New - October 2020: Veriff Product Update

Android SDK 3.6.0 - October 29th, 2020

One of those boring ones: technical optimisations and bug fixes.

iOS SDK 4.1.0 - October 29th, 2020

  • Removed WebRTC dependency. SDK is now ~15MB smaller.
  • Privacy policy updated.
  • Fixed a leak on intro screen.

Android SDK 3.5.0 - December 21st, 2020

  • Fixed an ArrayIndexOutOfBounds crash.
  • Technical optimisations and bug fixes

Android SDK 3.4.0 - October 5th, 2020

  • SDK is now 11 MB smaller.
  • Removed WebRTC dependency.
  • Added support for Catalan.
  • Separate thank you screen won't be shown in case user was left waiting for decision.
  • Technical optimisations and bug fixes.

React Native SDK 2.1.0 - October 2nd, 2020

Updated the iOS native module to use Veriff iOS SDK 4.+

iOS SDK 4.0.0 - October 1st, 2020

  • Swift Package Manager support
  • Breaking API changes
  • Added support for Catalan
  • Fixed a bug on setting UI language with SDK launch

September 2020

Read more: What’s New - August & September 2020: Veriff’s Verification Flow and What’s New - August & September 2020: Veriff Product Update

iOS SDK 3.4.0 - September 23rd, 2020

Xcode 12.0 compatible build. NOTE: If you are integrating through Cocoapods you will need to update to Xcode12 compatible version of Cocoapods. (Compatible version at time of the release is 1.10.0.rc.1)

React Native SDK 2.0.0 - September 16th, 2020

  • New public API for the React Native SDK.
  • Updated the iOS native module to use Veriff iOS SDK 3.+

iOS SDK 3.3.0 - September 15th, 2020

  • Analytics event fix
  • Xcode 11.7 compatible build

Android SDK 3.3.0 - September 10th, 2020

  • Intro step can now be skipped if the host app is modified accordingly.
  • Fixed an issue when languages weren't switched properly.
  • Assisted image capture (AIC) repeat attempts are now limited to 3.

iOS SDK 3.2.0 - September 9th, 2020

  • iOS 14 support
  • Support for no intro flow

Android SDK 3.2.1 - September 3rd, 2020

Fixed a language selection bug while relaunching the verification flow.

August 2020

iOS SDK 3.1.0 - August 31st, 2020

Removed hints from camera view

Android SDK 3.2.0 - August 21st, 2020

Assisted image capture (AIC) now has illustrations.

iOS SDK 3.0.0 - August 19th, 2020

  • New API
  • Added support for specifying a language by passing a Locale when launching the SDK
  • Moved selfie step to the end of the flow

Android SDK 3.1.2 - August 5th, 2020

Introduction messages are now fetched from the server.

iOS SDK 2.9.5 - August 3rd, 2020

  • Image upload bug fix
  • Dynamic intro page copy

July 2020

Android SDK 3.1.1 - July 23rd, 2020

  • Fixed a thread and file descriptor leak.
  • Technical optimisations and bug fixes.

iOS SDK 2.9.4 [deprecated] - July 23rd, 2020

(Deprecated due to critical upload bug). Technical optimisations and bug fixes.

React Native SDK 1.1.0 - July 16th, 2020

  • Updated the Android native module to use Veriff Android SDK 3.+
  • Enabled Java 8 support for Android.
  • Added more granular error messages for NFC related errors.

Android SDK 3.1.0 - July 8th, 2020

  • Added support for specifying a language by passing a Locale when launching the SDK.
  • Fixed a crash when attempting to continue the flow without selecting a country.
  • Fixed flow getting stuck if exit dialog was displayed during the initial session load.

June 2020

iOS SDK 2.9.3 - June 29th, 2020

  • Accessibility support.
  • Selfie only flow support.
  • iOS 13 UIWindow fixes.
  • Fixed info text for microphone permission callback.

Android SDK 3.0.1 - June 26th, 2020

  • Added an option to have a selfie-pic-only flow.

Android SDK 3.0.0 - June 15th, 2020

  • Breaking: Veriff Android SDK now requires AndroidX and Java8.
  • Revamped the API of the SDK and deprecated the old API.

iOS SDK 2.9.2 - June 11th, 2020

  • XCFramework support
  • Removed SocketIO and Starscream dependencies.

The Archive

Well, we didn't feel like bringing ALL those old versions over here - mainly because you shouldn't use those releases anyway. However, here are some links for historians: