iOS Release Note

v2.15.0

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Introducing ETA Lock Screen widget!

Introducing Fav. Station!

Favourited stations will be sync. to Apple Watch as well!

Enhanced "Bus / Mini bus ETA":

  • Enhance route setting in widget by searching.
  • Fixed an issue about user cannot select a route.

Enhance "Viral in HK":

  • Support news sharing website, enhance sharing experience

Enhance "MTR ETA":

  • Support destination filter in widget & Siri

Enhance "Music in HK":

  • Support push notification when new song is released

Enhance "Weather forecast":

  • Support weather warning signal push notification

Release date: 21/09/2022

v2.14.1

Fix bus routes update issue

Release date: 30/08/2022

v2.14.0

Enhanced "Weather forecast":

  • Support weather photo & time dynamic background
  • Support widget customization

Enhanced "Bus / minibus ETA":

  • Better route searching result
  • Slightly enhance nearby bus / minibus loading speed

Enhanced "Music in HK":

  • Added "New" badge for new song released within 2 weeks

Enhanced "Road Condition":

  • Added Yuen Long Highway eastbound near Shap Pat Heung Interchange JTI

Release date: 23/08/2022

v2.13.1

Enhanced "Bus & Minibus ETA":

  • Fixed Lantao Bus ETA issue (open source dataset upgrade)

Release date: 19/07/2022

v2.13.0

Since this version, widget will ask for location sharing permission. Widget only uses user location when it's looking for weather station or light rail station. If you do not need the above function, you may refuse to share your location and no impact to app functionality. Even if you agree to share location, your precise location will not be sent to any server. You may also refuse to share location first, when you active nearby-related function, there will be reminder message for enabling location sharing permission.

Introducing "Weather Forecast"!

Enhanced "Viral in HK":

  • No longer play video when low power mode enabled.
  • Slightly smoother scrolling for the news feed.

Enhanced "Bus & Minibus ETA":

  • Fixed no starting minibus stop for circular routes

Enhanced "MTR ETA":

  • Support via racecourse station for EAL line

Enhanced "Light Rail ETA":

  • Support Nearby light rail station

Enhanced "HK Holiday Count down":

  • Support countdown specific holiday

Release date: 10/07/2022

v2.12.2

Enhanced "Bus & Minibus ETA":

  • Added 50 minibus routes

Enhanced "HK Holiday count down":

  • Added 2023 public holiday

Release date: 03/07/2022

v2.12.1

Enhanced "Bus & Minibus ETA":

  • Fixed an issue about not showing KMB routes within the app.
  • Fixed a rare issue about you can't set some MTR Bus route in widget.
  • Fixed a rare issue about the crash after clicking widget
  • Slightly enhance the speed of widget setup.
  • Enhance overall stability.

Enhanced "Traffic condition":

  • Added JTIs at Repulse Bay Road northbound near Island Road, Wong Chuk Hang Road northbound near the Hong Kong Country Club & Long Tin Road southbound near Parkside Villa

Release date: 27/05/2022

v2.12.0

Enhanced "MTR ETA"

  • Support East Rail Line

Enhanced "Holiday countdown":

  • Added medium widget
  • Added the first and fifteenth days in lunar calendar notification
  • Added widget customization
  • Added 24 solar terms display
  • Fxied iPad widget issue

Enhanced "Bus & Minibus ETA":

  • Fixed a bug of repeat siri message under English system language.

Release date: 19/05/2022

v2.11.0

Introducing HK holiday calendar widget!

Enhanced "Traffic condition":

  • Fixed speed map issue (open data source update)

Release date: 08/04/2022

v2.10.0

Support Apple Watch Siri shortcut!

Enhanced "Bus & Minibus ETA":

  • Added 60 minibus routes

Enhanced "Traffic condition":

  • Fixed Journey Time Indicator issue (open data source update)

Release date: 06/04/2022

v2.9.0

Introducing "Music in HK"!

Enhanced "Bus & Minibus ETA":

  • The ring bell function works properly even if you leave the bus detail screen.

Release date: 21/02/2022

v2.8.0

Enhanced "Holiday countdown":

  • Added a new widget style

Enhanced "Viral in HK":

  • You can filter news source now.
  • Current push notification will only notify you when a keyword reached 2k search count. You may also enable in setting to receive keyword with 1k search count.

Enhanced "Bus & Minibus arrival time":

  • Fixed an issue related to circular route

Release date: 14/1/2022


v2.7.0

Added an easter egg

Fixed dark mode related issue

Enhanced "Bus & Minibus":

  • Support Medium & Large widget customization
  • Added 63 new minibus routes
  • Added opposite direction route switching button
  • Fixed an issue of missing recent search
  • Medium & Large widget will display in the order of your bus stop setting

Enhanced "Holiday Countdown":

  • Fixed some issues of statutory holiday in 2022.

Release date: 28/12/2021


v2.6.1

Fixed Journey Time Indicator issue (open data source update)

Release date: 8/12/2021


v2.6.0

Support Dark mode

Enhanced "Hong Kong Map":

  • Added recycle data
  • Enhanced busstop icon

Release date: 21/11/2021


v2.5.2

Cancel Siri daily limit

Enhanced "HK holiday countdown":

  • Fix widget display issue in dark mode

Enhanced "Bus & Minibus arrival time":

  • Fixed some abnormal ETA in some routes

Release date: 10/11/2021


v2.5.1

Support iOS15.1

Enhanced "HK Holiday countdown"

  • Support widget customization including adding customize holiday

Enhanced "Road condition":

  • Add more journey time indicator and traffic snapshots

Enhanced "Bus & Minibus ETA":

  • Fixed some abnormal ETA in some routes
  • Fixed Siri issue when reading route number

Fixed『Hong Kong Map』:

  • Fixed FEHD facility cannot display issue

Release date: 5/11/2021


v2.5.0

Enhanced "Bus & Minibus ETA":

  • Added MTR Bus including Siri & widget customization
  • Fixed widget option page "Unable to Load" error
  • Optimise widget option page speed

Enhanced "Siri ETA":

  • Fixed the error if you haven't installed iOS shortcuts app
  • You may now configure how many ETAs Siri to be read at most

Release date: 9/10/2021


v2.4.2

Fix medium/large bus / minibus widget cannot display all stops issue.

Fix font size in MTR widget

Release date: 4/10/2021


v2.4.1

New App Icon released!

Siri shortcut released!

Support iOS 15! Now you can add Datatone widgets into iPad!

Medium / Large widget supports dynamic font. You may adjust font size in phone setting.


Enhanced "Bus & Minibus Arrival Time":

  • Added Siri support
  • Added get off alarm function
  • Added medium / large widget
  • Joint-route can merge special/busy route now.
  • Digit keyboard present when searching route.
  • Added 64 minibus routes

Enhanced "Viral in HK":

  • Added Push notification

Enhanced "MTR arrival time":

  • Added Siri support

Enhanced "Light rail arrival time":

  • Added Siri support
  • Fixed advertisement too large in small phone issue.

Enhanced "Road condition":

  • Fixed critical error - journey time indicator unable to refresh issue.
  • Fixed "Replace with speedmap" config not working issue

Enhanced "HK holiday countdown":

  • Fixed winter solstice date display issue

Release date: 3/10/2021


v2.3.0

Added “Widget Customisation”

Added “Airport HK resident traffic”


Enhance "Bus/ Minibus":

  • Fixed the crash when pull to refresh

Enhance “Road condition”:

  • Re-added “Speed Map”! (Thanks for feedback from user!)
  • You can choose to replace journey time indicator with speed map panel.
  • The road condition widget will display according to the sequence of the options you chose now.
  • Enhance widget stability

Enhance “Bus & Minibus arrival time”:

  • Add refresh button inside the app.

Release date: 24/8/2021


v 2.2.2

Enhance "Light rail arrival time":

  • Added filter by destination in widget

Enhanced "Traffic condition"

  • Fixed widget issue

Enhance "Bus/ Minibus":

  • Fixed one route destinations display issue
  • Fixed ETA of minibus on map

Enhance "MTR arrival time"

  • Correct the font used in app
  • Improve widget stability
  • Fixed the app setting of showing seconds in ETA.
  • Fixed the app setting of showing blacksite in "Traffic condition".
  • Fixed the display issue when iPhone set display zoom.

Release date: 27/7/2021


v 2.2.1

Fixed the bug of "Subscription with ad free"

Release date: 21/7/2021


v 2.1.4

Added "Traffic Condition", replacing speed map

Special design for driver.

Through journey time indicator and traffic snapshot to view the traffic condition and cross-harbour tunnels travelling time.

Original speed map widget needs to be re-configured

Added "Subscription with ad free"


Enhance "Bus & Minibus Arrival Time":

  • Fix bus route update issue

Enhance "MTR arrival time" & "Light rail arrival time":

  • Support Pull to Refresh in the app.

Release date: 19/7/2021


v 2.1.3

Enhance "Bus & Minibus Arrival Time":

  • Added 90 minibus routes!
  • Increase the accuracy of the ETA for the nearby Bus & Minibus.

Enhance "MTR arrival time":

  • Support Tuen Ma Line by replacing West Rail Line (Existing widget need to select station again.)

Release date: 28/6/2021


v 2.1.2

Enhance "Bus & Minibus Arrival Time":

  • Widget supports joint operate route (Please go to FAQ to learn more)
  • Support showing traffic condition in map
  • Fixed ETA in circular route
  • Fixed some routes are not searchable
  • Fixed New Lantao Bus display issue

Enhanced "Viral in HK":

  • Support medium size widget
  • Fixed sometimes the app won't open the keywords when clicking keyword sharing

Enhanced "Light Rail Arrival Time":

  • Support group by platform or destination option

Enhanced "HK Holiday countdown"

  • Support Statutory Holidays (Please go to app setting to configure)
  • Added 2022 holidays

Release date: 21/6/2021


v 2.1.1

Enhance bus & minibus arrival time widget:

  • Will look for the next eta for the closest bus stop after you searched a route

在Added Widget display in setting:

  • Allow to choose whether showing seconds in widget
  • Allow to choose whether different bus company shares the same background color
  • Slightly fine-tune the color on bus widget
  • All ETA will follow system 12/24 hour format.

Release date: 14/6/2021


v 2.1.0

Added "Light Rail arrival time" widget

Enhanced "Viral in HK":

  • You may now share keywords to other Datatone user

Enhanced "Bus & Minibus arrival time"

  • Different bus company come with different widget background color
  • Fix some cases that abnormal ETA of circular route
  • Improve stability, avoid app crash issue

Enhance all ETA widget:

  • Added last update timestamp

Release date: 14/6/2021


v 2.0.1

Fixed a bug in "Public Transit"

Release date: 31/5/2021


v 2.0

Bug fix and maintenance.

Release date: 27/5/2021


Android Release Note

v2.0.0

Introducing "MTR ETA"!

Release date: 09/07/2022

v1.0.0

Introducing "Bus & Minibus ETA"!

Release date: 01/12/2021