Delivery Status touch update adds support for iCloud Keychain and more

By , Nov 27, 2013

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We’re big fans of Junecloud’s package-tracking app Delivery Status touch. It’s what most of us here at iDB use to track our new iPhones, iPads and other gear when we order online, and it even made our list of Best iPhone apps.

And today, Delivery Status touch received a significant update, bringing the app to version 5.0.1. The update includes a number of improvements, such as support for iCloud Keychain, French shipping outfit Chronopost and more…

Here’s the full 5.0.1 change log:

• iCloud Keychain is now used for your Junecloud sync account if you have it enabled.
• Added support for Chronopost.
• On iOS 7, you can now press and hold the barcode scanner button to choose the old ZBar scanner. The ZBar scanner works better for certain barcodes, like DHL Germany and Hermes. Once you’ve switched to the ZBar scanner it will be used automatically in the future. Just press and hold the button again if you want to switch back.
• VoiceOver improvements.
• Calendar events are no longer marked as “busy”.
• Deliveries will now sync and update occasionally if the app is left open.
• A sound will now play if the status updates while the application is open, but not active.
• Fixed a bug that could cause background updates to fail if syncing took too long, especially with iCloud.
• Fixed a bug that could cause repeated notifications to appear.
• Fixed a bug with background updates that would cause some deliveries to update more than necessary.
• Fixed a bug where saved passwords were not always filled in automatically.
• Fixed a bug where the app would crash if the calendar used for delivery dates was removed.
• Fixed a bug where the app could get stuck in a loop when attempting to sync while your device was locked.
• Fixed a bug on where a pin at the top of the map might get cut off.
• Fixed a bug where action sheets (pop up lists of options) did not display correctly on iPad.
• Fixed some blurriness on non-Retina displays.
• Fixed some minor display problems with certain “Other” deliveries.
• The “Cancel” button on the Sync screen is now just a back button when it’s more appropriate.
• Updated app icon in sharing emails.

Today’s update comes just a month after Junecloud’s big 5.0 release, which featured an all-new design for iOS 7, search, background notifications, iCloud sync, AirDrop sharing, and support for popular password manager 1Password.

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Why do we love Delivery Status touch so much? Well in addition to its beautiful UI, the app is extremely easy to use. Just copy/paste or enter in your item’s tracking number, and let the app do the rest. It supports a wide range of carriers.

So for all of you folks who receive frequent packages in the mail, or even for those who get them just once in a while, we highly recommend you check it out. You can find Delivery Status touch in the App Store, for the iPhone/iPad, for $5.

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  • Tahir Patel

    I Purchased this App after this review and I must say it looks fantastic, not sure how well it works, I’m from the UK and tried to track my iPad Mini and the Courier service I was looking for was not listed (Syncreon and UK Mail) which was disappointing.

    • Bob

      What kind of diet you on bro. You look like you could knock out 5 guys at once lol.

      I’m bulking up but don’t know how to get like muscle with definition, what does your diet consist of.

    • Solowalker

      Depending on where you ordered it from there could be more than one way to track the package. For example, both Apple and Amazon have tracking info through their sites and this app supports logging in with your account and tracking that way. Maybe try that?

  • DOOManiac

    Been using this app for years, and it’s always been very well supported. Glad to see it continues to keep getting better.

    My favorite feature is scanning a bar code at the post office to quickly add it w/o typing it into my phone. Second favorite feature is using JuneCloud sync to sync w/ not only my iPad, but also my wife’s. That way she can keep updated on our packages too.

    (yes I’m shilling them for free – that’s how much I like the app!)

  • jabohn

    Delivered! Is a nice app too, not as many features but has push notifications, nice interface, and it’s free.