New in Basecamp for Android 3.4

The last update for their app was only a month ago, but Team Android at Basecamp has kept a steady pace to release a new version of the app, chock full of slick new screens and updates to features you already love. Here’s what you’ll find in the latest version, available today:

New Hey! Menu

The new Hey! menu brings all your new @mentions, Messages, Comments, To-dos, Events, and Campfire chats into one place. If it’s new in your account, it’s in your Hey! menu.

Hey! is for horses and Basecamp notifications.

Improved Pings

Pings are a great way to reach out to someone on your account without creating noise for your other colleagues in a Team or Project Campfire. This update makes them even easier to use on Android. Now, each Ping with an individual user gets its own color with a profile picture:

Ping a friend.

Group pings are now clearer. Tap the colored toolbar to see who is participating in the Ping. You can also tap a participant’s profile picture to see that person’s time zone and other information:

Purple is the color of our true group Pings, in the morning when we rise.

You can also send a Ping from any screen in the app. Here’s how it works:

Fixes and Fine Tuning

In addition to those great features above, the team added a little polish all over like swiping right to go back to the previous screen and displaying to-do list descriptions. They also made some adjustments to make drafting and saving messages and comments smoother.

Get it today!

Basecamp 3 for Android 3.4 is available now from the Google Play Store. If you don’t have a Basecamp 3 account yet, sign up today, the first 30 days are free.

Try it out and let us know what you think in a comment below — Jay, Jamie, and Dan would love to hear from you. And if you have a chance, please do leave us a Play Store review too. Thanks!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Basecamp running on a laptop

Hey, have you tried Basecamp lately?

Used an earlier version, but moved on? Heard of it, but never signed up? Today's Basecamp will surprise you! It's all-new, thoroughly modern, and unlike anything else. Now you can ditch Slack, Asana, Trello, Jira, Dropbox, or some other messy jumble of products. Simplify and centralize around Basecamp instead. It's all you need for project management and internal communication. Try it free today and see what you've been missing.