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Description

🏆 WINNER - Google Play Awards 2019: Best Breakthrough App
✍️ Write letters. Make friends. Language Exchange.

SLOWLY is created for those who yearn for meaningful conversations, lacking in the era of instant messaging. It connects people around the world at a slower but better pace – one letter at a time.

The app brings the traditional pen pal experience to your mobile device that mailing time depends on the distance between you and your friend, ranging from a few hours to days. Take your time to write and make your letter worth the wait.

Share your passion, learn a new culture or language, start connecting with people around the world on SLOWLY!

Key Features:
- Mailing time depends on the distance between you and your friend
- Anonymous profile; a nickname and avatar are all you need
- Find friends based on mutual interests & languages
- Collect and unlock stamps from different countries and cultures
- Unlimited letters for free with optional paid features

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Secondary: Lifestyle

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Version History

Launched May 10, 2018 (over 2 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 17 days, on average.

Nov 21
2020
(Current)
Version 6.2.11

Performance improvements and bug fixes.

Nov 14
2020
Version 6.2.7

Performance improvements and bug fixes.

Nov 11
2020
Version 6.2.6

What’s New:
- Birthday Reminder - Never forget your pal’s birthday again!
- 20+ New Achievements - Be the first to unlock them!
- Featured Slowly Stories section
- Re-designed UI of Achievements
- New UI language: Filipino

Bug Fixes & Improvements :
- Addresses stability issues when using specific virtual keyboards
- Increases character limit for Decline’s reason
- Allows sorting My Stamps by newly added
- Fixes an issue when editing birthday
- Fixes an issue when saving avatar

Nov 04
2020
Version 6.2.5

What’s New:
- Birthday Reminder - Never forget your pal’s birthday again!
- 20+ New Achievements - Be the first to unlock them!
- Featured Slowly Stories section
- Re-designed UI of Achievements
- New UI language: Filipino

Bug Fixes & Improvements :
- Addresses stability issues when using specific virtual keyboards
- Increases character limit for Decline’s reason
- Allows sorting My Stamps by newly added
- Fixes an issue when editing birthday
- Fixes an issue when saving avatar

Nov 04
2020
Version 6.1.7

Performance improvements and bug fixes.

Sep 11
2020
Version 6.1.5

- Added option to hide PLUS badge
- Added New Friend Suggestions
- Added Social Share function for stamps and avatars
- Improved audio note loading time
- Fixed alert box colour to follow the selected mode
- Other performance improvement and bug fixes

Jul 25
2020
Version 6.0.11

- SLOWLY PLUS Membership with exclusive features and bonus gifts
- Dark Mode
- Audio Note Sharing upon permission
- Pass a Letter
- Other performance improvement and bug fixes

Jul 21
2020
Version 5.2.21

Performance improvements and bug fixes.

Apr 21
2020
Version 5.2.16

Performance improvements and bug fixes.

Apr 15
2020
Version 5.2.15

Performance improvements and bug fixes.

Apr 02
2020
Version 5.2.13

Performance improvements and bug fixes.

Mar 31
2020
Version 5.2.12

Performance improvements and bug fixes.

Mar 30
2020
Version 5.2.8

Performance improvements and bug fixes.

Mar 13
2020
Version 5.2.6

1. Draft synchronisation across platform
2. Permanent deletion of removed users
3. Phone verification service provider changed to Google Firebase
4. New interface language: Catalan
5. Other performance improvement and bug fixes

Mar 09
2020
Version 5.2.5

1. Draft synchronisation across platform
2. Permanent deletion of removed users
3. Phone verification service provider changed to Google Firebase
4. New interface language: Catalan
5. Other performance improvement and bug fixes

Mar 08
2020
Version 5.2.4

1. Draft synchronisation across platform
2. Permanent deletion of removed users
3. Phone verification service provider changed to Google Firebase
4. New interface language: Catalan
5. Other performance improvement and bug fixes

Mar 07
2020
Version 5.1.9

- New interface language: Ukrainian and Serbian
- New options of Emoji Status
- Improved stability of push notifications
- Other performance improvement and bug fixes

Oct 31
2019
Version 5.1.6

Performance improvements and bug fixes.

Oct 02
2019
Version 5.1.1

- New Feature: Reply reminder
- New Feature: Watch videos for free coins
- Added categories to improve Stamp Store navigation
- Reduced APK file size
- Other performance improvement and bug fixes

Sep 19
2019
Version 5.0.5

- New Feature: Slowly Web Version
- New interface language: Arabic
- Better UI support for RTL languages
- Data security improvement
- Other performance improvement and bug fixes

Sep 16
2019
Version 4.3.6

Performance improvement and bug fixes

Aug 01
2019
Version 4.3.5

Performance improvement and bug fixes

Jul 30
2019
Version 4.3.4

- Added interface languages: Vietnamese
- Other performance improvement and bug fixes

Jul 29
2019
Version 4.3.3

- Added interface languages: Vietnamese
- Other performance improvement and bug fixes

Jul 19
2019
Version 4.3.2

- [ 4.3.2 ] Added interface languages, including Japanese & Sinhala
- Added Emoji profile status
- Added send-as-a-gift feature for products in Stamp Store
- Support receiving OTP via WhatsApp when sign in with phone number (for those who cannot receive OTP via SMS)
- Other performance improvement and bug fixes

Jul 09
2019
Version 4.3.1

- Added Emoji profile status
- Added send-as-a-gift feature for products in Stamp Store
- Support receiving OTP via WhatsApp when sign in with phone number (for those who cannot receive OTP via SMS)
- Other performance improvement and bug fixes

Jul 05
2019
Version 4.3.0

- Added Emoji profile status
- Added send-as-a-gift feature for products in Stamp Store
- Support receiving OTP via WhatsApp when sign in with phone number (for those who cannot receive OTP via SMS)
- Other performance improvement and bug fixes

Jun 21
2019
Version 4.2.2

- Added Manual / Pull to refresh across different screens
- Added matching languages, including ASL, Ladino, Cherokee, Bashkir, Tsonga, Sardinian & Uyghur
- Added interface languages, including Czech, Dutch, French, Hebrew & Indonesian
- Improved sorting of Pen Friends list
- Enhanced mechanism to crack down on spams
- Fixed the photo uploading error on specific devices
- Other performance improvement and bug fixes

Jun 20
2019
Version 4.2.1

- Added Manual / Pull to refresh across different screens
- Added matching languages, including ASL, Ladino, Cherokee, Bashkir, Tsonga, Sardinian & Uyghur
- Added interface languages, including Czech, Dutch, French, Hebrew & Indonesian
- Improved sorting of Pen Friends list
- Enhanced mechanism to crack down on spams
- Fixed the photo uploading error on specific devices
- Other performance improvement and bug fixes

Apr 14
2019
Version 4.1.3

- Use “Pin Letter” feature to read the letter while drafting
- New interface languages, including Russian, Turkish, Hungarian & Polish interface
- Allow installation on external storage, e.g. SD Card
- Other performance improvement and bug fixes

Apr 13
2019
Version 4.1.2

- Use “Pin Letter” feature to read the letter while drafting
- New interface languages, including Russian, Turkish, Hungarian & Polish interface
- Allow installation on external storage, e.g. SD Card
- Other performance improvement and bug fixes

Apr 10
2019
Version 4.1.1

- Use “Pin Letter” feature to read the letter while drafting
- New interface languages, including Russian, Turkish, Hungarian & Polish interface
- Allow installation on external storage, e.g. SD Card
- Other performance improvement and bug fixes

Mar 21
2019
Version 4.0.5

- 🎉 Released the all-new avatar customisation tool
- Supporting more interface languages, including Spanish, German, Italian, Korean, Brazilian-Portuguese, and Slovak interface*
- Fixed the location updating error on specific devices
- Fixed the photo uploading error on specific devices
- Enhanced mechanism to crack down on spams
- Other performance improvement and bug fixes

*Special thanks to all the translation volunteers! (Credit list on the app and website)

Mar 20
2019
Version 4.0.4

- 🎉 Released the all-new avatar customisation tool
- Supporting more interface languages, including Spanish, German, Italian, Korean, Brazilian-Portuguese, and Slovak interface*
- Fixed the location updating error on specific devices
- Fixed the photo uploading error on specific devices
- Enhanced mechanism to crack down on spams
- Other performance improvement and bug fixes

*Special thanks to all the translation volunteers! (Credit list on the app and website)

Mar 12
2019
Version 4.0.2

- 🎉 Released the all-new avatar customisation tool
- Supporting more interface languages, including Spanish, German, Italian, Korean, Brazilian-Portuguese, and Slovak interface*
- Fixed the location updating error on specific devices
- Fixed the photo uploading error on specific devices
- Enhanced mechanism to crack down on spams
- Other performance improvement and bug fixes

*Special thanks to all the translation volunteers! (Credit list on the app and website)

Mar 10
2019
Version 3.2.4

Slowly has been connecting people around the world. Now, you can connect with your closer friends through Slowly ID, giving you another chance to take it slow in your relationship.

- Add friend by Slowly ID (Friends added by Slowly ID will not affect “Sent:Received Ratio”)
- Select all countries / regions by continent
- Stamp Store: Able to enlarge a stamp inside a stamp set
- Notifications: Added “New Letter - Sending” option (Off by default)
- Bug fixes and enhancement

Jan 24
2019
Version 3.2.1

Slowly has been connecting people around the world. Now, you can connect with your closer friends through Slowly ID, giving you another chance to take it slow in your relationship.

- Add friend by Slowly ID (Friends added by Slowly ID will not affect “Sent:Received Ratio”)
- Select all countries / regions by continent
- Stamp Store: Able to enlarge a stamp inside a stamp set
- Notifications: Added “New Letter - Sending” option (Off by default)

Dec 11
2018
Version 3.1.7

- Stamp Store Opening
- New Languages Added: Ancient Greek, Assamese, Breton, Interlingua, Odia & West Circassian
- New Topics Added: Astrology, Aviation, Collecting, Cosplay, Dancing, Fitness, Gardening, Shopping & Singing
- Bug fixes and improvements

Dec 11
2018
Version 3.1.2

- Bug fixes and improvements

Dec 03
2018
Version 3.0.12

- Non-binary gender option
- Deleting letters from your own devices (can only delete letters from your own devices; deleting letters will not change the Sent:Received Ratio)
- Bookmarking your frequently used stamps
- Sharing your Stamp Collection via URL
- Enhancement to the stamp selecting UI
- Manually updating your zodiac sign in limited times
- Option to show joined date in profile
- Other bug fixes and improvements

Dec 01
2018
Version 2.3.2

- Greatly reduced the chance of session lost due to connectivity issues.
- Bug fixes and stability improvements.

Nov 04
2018
Version 2.2.83

You can now preview your own profile.
Added Landscape mode for Tablet ( You can change the orientation mode under Settings ).
UI enhancement, Performance tweaks, and bug fixes.
( Android ) Fixed a bug causing some of the devices using the app.
( Android ) Re-enabled the "Back button" on the Editor screen.

*If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us via support@getslowly.com

Oct 19
2018
Version 2.2.5

- Faster app launching time
- After hiding a user on explore list will stay on the list
- When writing a new letter will attach the last selected stamp by default
- Better support for RTL languages
- Fixed a bug while emailing a copy with Emoji/Kaomoji inside
- Fixed a bug when drafting the letter with over 50k characters
- Fixed a bug causing the app freezing on splash screen on some Android devices
- Other UI enhancement, performance tweaks, and bug fixes

Sep 30
2018
Version 2.2.3 build 3

- Added Arabic, Hebrew, Urdu and other RTL languages
- Sent : Received ratio now available on user's profile
- Friend list sorting improvement on alphabetical & delivery time
- Avoid unexpected session timeout
- You can now check the profile when writing to a new friend
- Editor font size is now aligned with letter's font size
- Fixed a bug that causing auto-match & user explore list with duplicated results
- Yellow dot reminder is back
- Other UI enhancement, performance tweaks, and bug fixes

Aug 28
2018
Version 2.2.2 build 2

- 10 new topics added
- Friends screen now have a better indication on "Sending out" and "Receiving"
- Option to turn off "Confirm to send" reminder
- Report or hide user profile when browsing
- Improved accuracy on push notifications
- Fixed a bug causing timeout when renewing location on some models
- Fixed a bug of freezing or unable to sign in when some stored data corrupted
...
For more details, please check our release notes:
https://www.getslowly.com/release-notes/

Aug 14
2018
Version 2.2.0

2.2.0
- You can now exclude up to 5 topics
- Exploring users now combined into a single list and settings are memorized
- New filters: Last online within 24 hours & with 'About Me' only
- More options for friends sorting
- Auto-match will now wait for your confirmation before sending out
- Better error handling and data sync
- Big improvement on auto-saving drafts
...
For more details, please check our release notes:
https://www.getslowly.com/release-notes/

Aug 05
2018
Version 2.1.5

2.1.5
- Letter composer performance greatly improved
- Fixed a bug that changing stamps require to tap twice
- Fixed a bug that when auto-complete a double-bytes Emoji lead to a crash
- Auto-match now with auto-save
- Improved the loading time when browsing manually

Jul 21
2018
Version 2.1.1

- Introducing the age filter
- Drafts are now auto-saved
- Added an option to show your age publicly without showing your birthday
- Now you can save the attached images into your phone photos library
- Fixed a bug that stopping the auto-match to return matches
- Fixed a bug related to timezone when displaying the user's date of birth
- UI enhancement for Tablet
- Other bug fixes and improvement on stability

Jul 17
2018
Version 2.0.10

- Bug fixes and improvement on stability

Jul 14
2018
Version 2.0.8

- Performance tweaks, especially when composing a letter
- Improved the location detection during registration
- Fixed the photo-quota bug
- Other bug fixes and improvement on stability

Jun 17
2018
Version 2.0.6

- Bug fixes and improvement on stability

Jun 15
2018
Version 2.0.5

- Bug fixes and improvement on stability

May 20
2018
Version 2.0.4

- Bug fixes and improvement on stability

May 19
2018
Version 2.0.3

- Fixed multiple issues which potentially lead to app crashes
- Enhanced the Friend list initial loading speed

May 11
2018
Version 2.0.2

*We'll regularly updating our app during the public beta, recommends turning on the auto-update!

- Stability Tweaks when browsing new pals.
- Fixed: Unable to close draft from incoming tab
- Fixed: Measurement on displaying the "Read more" button on user profile. You can now tap on the text to read more.
- Fixed: On some devices the local cache may have a chance to block the app to start
- Other minor bug fixes and performance tweaks.

May 09
2018
Version 2.0.1

- Fixed a bug causing failed updating the "About Me" section
- Minor UI enhancement

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