Release Notes

This page lists the major changes in each release of Google Issue Tracker.

May 10, 2021

Google Issue Tracker now provides an indicator if there are unread, major updates to an issue. The read/unread status is updated automatically as you view issues. You can also manually change the read/unread status by bulk editing issues.

April 23, 2021

Google Issue Tracker now supports Dark Mode. To use it, click the "Change Theme" button in the top right corner of the UI.

This changes the UI to a more night-friendly appearance. This won’t change any of the visual components or data.

February 12, 2020

When you hover over a username in Google Issue Tracker, a new hovercard appears that allows you to assign the user to the issue, cc the user, and view the issues assigned to the user. The options for assigning and cc-ing the user only appear if you have Edit issues access.

February 2 2021

The Google Issue Tracker settings now appear on a Settings page instead of a dialog. This change supports URLs that link to specific sections of the product settings, and it allows for additional sections in the future. The existing settings have not changed.

July 21, 2020

As of July 21, 2020, the Google Issue Tracker legacy UI is no longer available.

July 14, 2020

On July 21, 2020, the Google Issue Tracker legacy UI will no longer be available.

March 2020

March 3, 2020

The Google Issue Tracker Material UI is now the default interface for all users. If you need to access the legacy UI, click Back to legacy UI at the top of the Google Issue Tracker window.

February 2020

February 24, 2020

Starting March 3, 2020 the Google Issue Tracker Material UI will become the default user interface for all users. The Material UI includes a new look and feel as well as support for richer text inclusion via Markdown comments.

You can continue to access the legacy UI by clicking Back to legacy UI at the top of the Google Issue Tracker window.