Curious about the changes we make to Flipgrid? Check here for new features and bug fixes!


August 15, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Educator Dashboard

What’s New
- Starting to question your geography knowledge on the GridPals map? Us too! So we added a column in the table displaying the GridPals’ state alongside their city.
- You can now add your personal YouTube channel under the Social Connections in your account profile. Thanks for the suggestion, @ClaudioZavalaJr

August 14, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Educator Dashboard

Bug Fixes
- We fixed an icky bug where some CSV files weren’t uploading correctly in the Grid Launchpad.

Flipgrid Android 7.0.1

- Various bug fixes, including reported issues on Tablets running Android 8.

August 10, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Educator Dashboard

What’s New
- Bonnie’s GridPals guide is up in the Educator Dashboard! Go to the GridPals page and check it out!
- Improvements when adding email domains in the Grid Launchpad.

August 9, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Educator Dashboard

What’s New
- Newly created Topics under the School Email Domain or Student ID List community types are no longer moderated by default (PLC and Public Grids will remain moderated by default). As always, you can still update the moderation status of any Topic at any time.
- Increased the time to record private video feedback to your students from 90 seconds to 5 minutes (@ferprofeeoi, this one’s for you!)
- Made improvements to our Canvas integration to work better with the Grid Launchpad.

Flipgrid Student

What’s New
- Tired of always having to log in to the Grid to view or record videos? Check the Remember Me box on the lock screen for easier and speedier access!

August 8, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Educator Dashboard

What’s New
- We made your GridPals map viewing experience better with some performance optimization improvements.
- You can now add up to 200 students when creating a Student ID List in the Grid Launchpad.

Flipgrid iOS 7.0.1

- Bug fixes, performance enhancements and polish!

August 1, 2018

 
 

Get ready for the 2018-19 school year with the all-new Flipgrid! We added a whole bunch of new features to help you empower and amplify student voice. A fancy new recorder, Vibes, and Grid Launchpad just to name a few. Learn about them here.

June 18, 2018

 
 

Perhaps the most mind-blowing update of the year: Flipgrid joins the Microsoft family and is now FREE for all educators!!!! #BetterTogether Visit our blog to learn more.

June 8, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Admin and Student Side

    - To help protect you and your students' privacy, all unlocked Grids are now password protected. Stay tuned as we unveil the new Grid Launchpad controls at FlipgridLIVE on August 1!

May 2, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Admin and Student Side

    - You asked and we listened! Starting today, EVERY Flipgrid educator (Flipgrid One and Flipgrid Classroom) can add educators as CoPilots to their Grid!

    - Our brand new video player allows you to adjust the playback speed of your videos. Great suggestion @DrRamBio!

    - To celebrate our upcoming Explorer Series: Aquarium, we've added a new collection of marine themed stickers! Check out our blog to learn more!

April 3, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Admin and Student Side

    - Introducing Grid Templates: Build a new Grid and discussion Topic for your learning communities in no time by selecting one of our custom Grid Templates! Check it out in the Educator Dashboard.

    - Yep, it's still snowing here in Minneapolis, but spring has sprung in Flipgrid with our new collection of spring-themed stickers! Also, be sure to check out our featured robot stickers to celebrate the new Explorer Series: Robots. Visit our blog to learn more!

March 22, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Admin

    - Stay up to date with all that’s going on in your favorite Grid! Select the Actions dropdown menu on a Grid and then Grid Notifications to receive new video notifications or a daily and weekly email digest.

    - It's now easier than ever to purchase group licenses for a few friends or the whole department. FYI, we offer great group discounts! Check it out at pricing.flipgrid.com

    - You can now add emojis to Grid and Topic title and text!

March 8, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Admin and Student Side

    - Added some more excitement and color to the Educator Dashboard login page. Check it out!

    - We fixed the issue where if you tried exporting the CSV file for a Topic with more than 100 videos you weren't getting them all. Thanks to Flipgrid Educator Caprice N. for alerting us of this issue! P.S. be on the lookout for more updates to CSVs in the coming days.

    - Minor bug fixes and improvements.

March 2, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Admin and Student Side

    - We are now showcasing Featured Topics in the Discovery Library chosen by Flipgrid team members and Flipgrid Ambassadors. Check 'em out!

March 1, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Admin and Student Side

    - We've made it easier than ever to provide feedback to your students. In addition to sending feedback via email, you can now share feedback by copying the feedback link and passcode directly from the Educator Dashboard!

    - Your students can now download a copy of their awesome video and selfie after recording! If you prefer that they don't have this ability, go to your Grid settings in the Educator Dashboard and turn Allow Downloads off.

    - As springtime approaches decorate your selfies with our fun new spring-themed stickers. And to celebrate our upcoming Explorer Series: Music, we've added a bunch of music-related stickers, too! Check out our blog post to learn more.

    - Bug fixes and improvements.

February 23, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid iOS 6.7.1

    - Videos now automagically appear in your Topic once they've been submitted. No need to even refresh. Voila!

    - We've added super-smooth animations throughout the app--making Flipgrid even more fun to use!

    - There were a few pesky bugs, but they've been squashed! 

February 22, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Admin and Student Side

    - Have you ever come across a Topic in the Discovery Library that you think deserved some recognition? Show your support by applauding the awesome contributions by clicking the clap emoji! Go ahead and give that favorite Topic a nice round of applause!

    - Attention Stickie fans! Your students can now copy and paste notes, speeches, haikus, lyrics (you name it!) in to a Stickie note to better organize their thoughts when recording.

    - Minor bug fixes and improvements.

February 20, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Admin and Student Side

    - For our Educators on the go: You can now record your Topic video stimulus straight from your mobile device's camera via the Educator Dashboard!

    - Minor bug fixes and improvements

February 14, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Mobile

Flipgrid iOS 6.7

    - We've completely updated the Flipgrid interface making it easier to search, browse, and record!

    - The video recorder has a new look with all-new features. You can now double-tap to flip the camera in real-time (awesome, right?!) and audio recording has been improved.

    - Improved app performance and stability.

Flipgrid Android 6.7.0

    - We've completely updated the Flipgrid interface making it easier to search, browse, and record!

    - The video recorder has a new look with all-new features

    - Improved app performance and stability.

February 8, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Admin and Student Side

    - Fasten your seat belts! Educators now have the power to connect, amplify, and CoPilot Grids together. Collaborate with your peers by adding CoPilots to your Grids and see them take off! Check out our blog post to learn more!

    - Wish you could download a Topic video you recorded? Now you can by clicking the Download Resource button in the Topic Actions dropdown menu. Upload that same video to new Grids!

    - For Educators on the go, we've made mobile improvements to the Educator Dashboard.

    - Security updates and improvements.

February 1, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Admin and Student Side

New:

    - Updated the Educator Dashboard with some more style improvements. Check 'em out!

    - A slick, new navigation menu for the Educator Dashboard on your phone.

Fixed:

    - Updated our Sign up with Microsoft system to find all Microsoft account types.

January 31, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Admin and Student Side

Fixed:
    - Chrome 64 has a security update that unfortunately broke recording in fully functional embeds. If you have a fully functional Grid, Topic or Video embedded in your site, you will need to grab the new embed code from the Educator Dashboard to make sure everything continues to run smoothly in Chrome 64+.

 

January 19, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Admin and Student Side

    - We've made it way easier to sign up and log in to a Flipgrid account. You can now use your Gmail or Microsoft account to get started!

    - Wish you could share a filtered list of Discovery Topics with a colleague?! Now you can copy a filtered link from the URL/address bar and share it out!

    - We spiffed up the site with some fresh style updates! Enjoy!

Flipgrid iOS 6.6.2

    - Forget something important you wanted to say in the middle of recording? You can now organize your thoughts with Stickies on the iPad app.

    - Stay up to date with our new feature notifications!

    - Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

Flipgrid Android 6.6.1

    - Forget something important you wanted to say in the middle of recording? You can now organize your thoughts with Stickies on the tablet app.

    - Stay up to date with our new feature notifications!

    - Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

January 12, 2018

 
 

Flipgrid Admin and Student Side

New:

    - Looking for a Discovery Topic catered to both high school and higher ed? You can now filter by more than one Audience type in the Discovery Library!

    - Videos within a Grid that are NSFS (Not Suitable For School) can now be flagged and reported to the Grid owner on the student side.

Fixed:

    - The Microsoft Teams desktop app was having some trouble getting the camera to turn on. That was fixed!

    - Improved security and stability. 

January 1, 2018

 
 

Happy New Year From Team Flipgrid! :)

December 21, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid iOS 6.6.1

    - We've got a new, slick code entry screen to highlight your awesome grids!

    - Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Flipgrid Android 6.6.0

    - We've got a new, slick code entry screen to highlight your awesome grids!

    - Minor bug fixes and improvements.

    - Flipgrid is now supported on the Chromebook! Just download the app in the Google Play Store and start sharing your voice! Please note that ChromeOS 53+ is required.

A list of all Chromebooks that will support the app can be found here: Chrome OS Systems Supporting Android Apps

December 20, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin

New:

    - You can now ddownload full-text captions of your students' responses and replies! Ensure captions are turned on in your Grid settings then go to the Details tab in Quickview for the download link.

    - Promote an awesome student response or reply to be its own Topic by Sparking it via the Quickview. Look for the lightning bolt and zap it to your Grid!

December 14, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin

New:

    - The Discovery Library just got a whole lot smoother. You can now filter more than one Topic Subject and Topic Goal making it even easier to find just the right topic for your classroom!

    - Improvements to Private Video Feedback

December 12, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin and Student Side

New:

    - Introducing Private Video Feedback: Say what?!? It should come as no surprise (considering we're all about video discussion) that we would allow you to record and share private video feedback to your students. In addition to scores and comments, Flipgrid Classroom Educators can now provide private, password protected video-based feedback via email. Here's our announcement on Twitter!

December 7, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid iOS 6.6

    - World language captioning is here! Flipgrid now offers support for 110 languages and dialects.

    - Improved video playback performance.

    - Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

Flipgrid iOS 6.4.2920

    - World language captioning is here! Flipgrid now offers support for 110 languages and dialects.

    - Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

December 5, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin and Student Side

New:

    - World language captioning is here! Flipgrid now offers support for 110 languages and dialects. Just go to your Grid settings to set the right language for your global user base.

    - You now have the option to set the response length for Ideas! Choose anywhere from 15 seconds to 5 minutes depending on your Flipgrid subscription.

    - You can now add some more text to your Topic description! Max length is now 500 characters from 350.

    - Make your selfies warm and cozy with our new winter sticker collection. But wait! There are even more new stickers. To celebrate the launch of Explorer Series: Code, we've created a whole bunch of coding-related ones. Check out flipgrid.com/code for more info. <strong> COOL </strong>.

    - We've added some fun new engagement facts. We won't tell you what they are, so keep those videos coming and see if you can find 'em!

Fixed:

    - Improvements to the Quickview.

    - Other minor bugs and improvements.

November 28, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin and Student Side

New:

    - We released another accessibility milestone. We now provide closed captioning in our video player!

Fixed:

    - Text feedback sometimes wasn't appearing in the Quickview. We fixed that!

    - Faster loading of topics and responses.

Flipgrid iOS 6.5

    - All new video recorder with the ability to flip between the front and back facing cameras without pausing!

    - We gave our Topic and Response lists some nice polish. You're gonna like what you see!

    - Other minor (but pretty awesome) bug fixes and improvements.   

November 16, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin and Student Side

New:

    - Flipgrid and Remind have partnered to make student engagement and sharing even easier! Just click the share button in the Flipgrid Admin to try this cool new feature. Visit the blog to find out more!

Fixed:

    - Educators can now download replies in the Admin.

    - Other improvements to make Flipgrid faster, more secure, and all-around better!

November 13, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Android 6.4.1

Fixed:

    - Crash when viewing transcript.

November 7, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin & Student

New:

    - Improvements to the video player - moving us closer to a more accessible Flipgrid. Look for more improvements in the very near future!

    - Discovery Library is now sorting by the date added so you can see the latest and greatest additions!

    - We know how much you love your badges so we made it easier to find them. Just click your name in the upper right hand corner of the Admin > Achievements.

Fixed:

    - Transitioning to the next video while in fullscreen mode looked a bit broken. Fixed that!

    - Improvements to the Topic video uploader on mobile devices.

    - Some other really nice bug fixes and improvements.

November 2, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid iOS & Android 6.4

    - We know it can be quite tedious to enter your personal deets every time you submit a video. Now you can set your profile (first name, last name and email address) and the submission step will be pre-populated with your information.

    - Response and reply playback got a nice little makeover. Reply to videos and show off that horizontal scrolling dexterity!

    - Other minor (but pretty awesome) bug fixes and improvements.

October 30, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin Side

New:

    - Explore the all-new Discovery Library to share and find Topic templates from educators all over the globe. Visit our blog to learn more!

    - Make it easier to connect with fellow Flipgrid educators by adding your social media profile to your bio via Account Settings.

October 17, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin & Student

New:

    - Animal and food stickers! And to celebrate our new explorer series, we've added some brain-related stickers in the Featured category. Visit Flipgrid.com/brains to find out more!

October 16, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin & Student

Fixed:

    - Fixed an issue where users were always being logged our of their account in mobile browsers.

    - Fixed  the bug where you couldn't open the iOS app via the Canvas app.

Flipgrid iOS 6.3.1

Fixed:

    - Fixed an issue where iPads were sometimes crashing when launching the app.

    - Fixed that pesky bug where the audio of your video would continue playing after submission.

October 11, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin & Student

New:

    - One users can now move and duplicate topics and videos!

    - Video playback fixes and improvements.

October 5, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin & Student

New:

    - Introducing Ideas: an open space for students to share quick, impromptu thoughts or ideas with their classmates on current events, announcements, class assignments, or anything! To learn more, visit our blog.

    - Last name first. We made sorting by name easier in the Admin.

    - Increased imported video file size to 250MB.

 

Fixed:

    - Improved video upload stability.

    - Moving a response via the Quickview was all kinds of broken. We fixed that.

Flipgrid iOS 6.3

New:

    - Introducing Ideas: an open space for students to share quick, impromptu ideas with their classmates on current events, announcements, class assignments, or anything!

    - Video playback fixes and improvements.

Flipgrid Android 6.3.0

New:

    - Introducing Ideas: an open space for students to share quick, impromptu ideas with their classmates on current events, announcements, class assignments, or anything!

October 2, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid iOS 6.2

New:

    - We’ve added a new set of stickers and a brand new sticker picker to the video recorder. Decorating your awesome video just got a lot easier!

Flipgrid Android 6.2

New:

    - We've added a new set of stickers for you to enjoy and improved a brand new sticker picker!

September 29, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin & Student

New:

    - Freshen up your selfie with our new set of stickers now neatly organized into fun categories!

    - We rearranged the Quickview with Feedback now front and center.

    - Added better detection of low or no audio. Now you will be presented with a friendly indicator if your microphone levels are too low.

September 21, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin & Student

New:

    - Editing your students’ video details is easier than ever. To edit a response, simply open the video and select the pencil icon to edit directly in the QuickView.

    - To celebrate our new Explorer series we’ve launched a new set of explorer-themed stickers! Visit https://flipgrid.com/fossils to find out more.

    - Now you can add a longer Grid purpose for your Grid (362 more characters to be exact). 

    - Happy badge sharing! Flipgrid badges are now shareable and downloadable via the Admin Dashboard. 

    - Your Account Settings page in the Admin is now better organized to make it more convenient to edit your account.

Fixed:

    - Our improved video uploader will retry your upload if your connection is bad and allow you to download your video if your connection is lost.

    - Sorting by name on the student side now goes A-Z on first sort.

September 7, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Student

Fixed:

    - Fully embedded videos no longer automatically play.

    - Minor bug fixes and improvements.

September 1, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin & Student

New:

    - Canvas users rejoice! Now you can connect an existing Grid to your Canvas course and grade your students' Flipgrid responses via SpeedGrader. Easy peasy.

    - Flipgrid One educators can now download videos from the Admin.

Fixed:

    - Improvements to the Flipgrid Admin when accessing via mobile browser.

    - Removing a topic attachment link from the topic wasn't always working, but now it is!

    - Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

Flipgrid iOS 6.0.1

New:

    - Canvas users can now view and record videos via the app.

Fixed:

    - Minor bug fixes and improvements.

Flipgrid Android 6.1.0

New:

    - Canvas users can now view and record videos via the app.

Fixed:

    - Minor bug fixes and improvements.

August 29, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin & Student

New:

    - Reply-as-Educator: Classroom educators can now reply to student responses within the admin! View a response and click the Replies tab to see the shiny new button.

    - Now you can set a Display Date to better organize topics in the grid.

    - Decorate to your heart's desire! Stickers and drawing now available on imported video thumbnails.

    - Flipgrid One educators can now add Featured Topic Attachments to topics.

    - Admins can now edit (or add) Response titles and links to video responses.

    - CodeZoom: Display your grid code loud and clear so eery student can see. Simply click the code on the top left of the student side.

Fixed:

    - Photos snapped in portrait no longer show up sideways in your profile pic. Whew that was dizzying!

    - That embarrassing "classroom" typo in the Admin. Thanks to Flipgrid Ambassador S. Fahey (and English teacher Deb) for the heads up.

    - Once logged in the admin on your handheld device it was really difficult to log out. We fixed it up.

    - Improved functionality for launch and freeze scheduling.

 

August 16, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid iOS 6.0.1

Fixed:

    - Just some minor bug fixes and improvements. No big deal!

Flipgrid Admin

    - Customized grid covers are now using 3:1 ratio. Looking good!

    - Minimum score for custom feedback criteria changed from 1 to 0.

Flipgrid Student

Fixed:

    - You can now search hashtags that were entered in all CAPS (or just simply Capitalized). #COOL #Cool

 

August 15, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin

Fixed:

    - Response links field now show when submitting a response on iOS and Android apps.

    - Grid and profile image cropper on mobile browsers no longer showing blank.

    - Now we show the grid link in the My Grids table when you're on your phone for easier access to the student side.

    - Frozen topics will now freeze and not hide. Phew!

 

August 14, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin

Fixed:

     - You can now move forward on the thumbnail step for imported topic videos on mobile browsers. 

     - Squashed that pesky bug where customized grid covers were not saving when the grid was updated.

 

August 11, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin

- Now you can add super long Featured Links when creating a topic (it's limited to 1024 characters so don't go too crazy now!)

 

August 10, 2017

 
 

Flipgrid Admin & Student

ALL-NEW FLIPGRID!!!!!