Fresh KDS - APK Files for Android

Below are the latest .apk files for Android users who cannot access the Android App Store (Google Play) or system administrators who push updates using other tools.


Fresh KDS Latest Version 🚀

💡 Release Notes

Bug Fix

  • We fixed a bug where the "Send to Next Screen" feature was not forwarding the order type or pick up time to the next screen.

    • This bug did not affect "Treat KDS As A Printer" (Printer Emulation) integrations.


Previous Version Releases

💡 Release Notes

Technical Improvements

  • We've changed how the "Local Network Permission" modal is triggered on iOS to reduce the chances it is shown at incorrect times.

Bug Fixes

  • We fixed a bug where the employee/server name was appended to the order name instead of being treated as a separate value.

    • Previously, the "hide employee name" setting only worked if applied before receiving orders, and in certain situations, the employee/server name could get duplicated in the order header.


💡 Release Notes

New Functionality

  • We've added support for the Epson TM-M30ii Bluetooth Printer on iOS devices.

    • Note: This model only prints paper receipts and does not print sticky labels

  • We've added an Extra Large font size selection for the Fresh KDS app.

    • Note: This setting is not yet available for the Fresh Web Application.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug causing orders to print twice if the KDS received the same order data more than once.

  • Fixed a bug where KDS screens were showing offline after logging out/in.

  • Fixed a bug causing orders to not multi-clear correctly if items were routed to different screens.


💡 Release Notes

New Functionality

  • ANDROID - We've added support for the Epson TM-M30ii Bluetooth Printer.

    • Note: This model only prints paper receipts and does not print sticky labels.

  • We've added new visual indicators and a sound notification for order updates made via the Update Order API.

    • If anything on an order is updated, a black pencil icon will appear to the left of the order name (ticket header).

    • If an item is updated (name, quantity, or modifier), a yellow pencil icon will appear to the left of the item.

    • If an item is removed from an order, a red X icon will appear to the left of the item, and the item will display red with a strike-through.

    • If an item is added to an order, a green + icon will appear to the left of the item.

      Fresh KDS - API Order Update Indicators
  • An Error Message will now display at the bottom of the KDS screen if Cross Screen Communication fails; the message will include the name of the screen where the communication rule failed.

  • We've added a hot key on the KB1700 Bump Bar to recall orders. Users can click the 'Return' key to open the Recall screen on the KDS.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed various bugs causing Fresh KDS app crashes.

  • Fixed a bug with Screen Communication that prevented the 'turn off' toggle for rules from working.


💡 Release Notes

Technical Improvements / Bug Fixes

  • Android 12 requires Location permissions & Nearby devices permissions to discover Bluetooth Printers.

    • We've added updates to prompt the user to allow Fresh KDS these permissions.

    • If the user does not allow Fresh KDS access when prompted, they can navigate back into Settings - Apps - Fresh KDS - App Permissions; Allow permission for Location & Nearby devices.


💡 Release Notes

New Functionality

  • Fresh KDS will now display a modal if the USP broadcast fails.

    • This only applies to iOS, which requires Local Network access for Fresh KDS.

    • The modal will only display once when the Fresh KDS app is launched and will include a 'Go To Settings' button to launch the iOS iPad settings.

  • We've added new banners when the free trial ends without payment or if the subscription is suspended due to a payment failure.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug related to Square customers using the Single item per ticket printer setting with Screen Communication (Send To Next Screen)

    • If the order had the same item on it twice, only one of the KDS tickets was sent to the next screen.

    • Fresh KDS will now display 1 of X, 2 of X, etc., in the ticket name if a Single item per ticket is on.

  • Fixed a bug where item strike throughs were not persisting during a recall.


💡 Release Notes

New Functionality

  • We've added a new setting called Strike Through Individual Modifiers - allowing users to tap individual modifiers on an order and strike through only that modifier.

    • This setting is enabled by default. Toggle off under Settings - Orders.

      * If using screen communication, the receiving screen will mimic strike throughs from the sending screens - regardless of receiving screen's settings.

Technical Improvements

  • Updated functionality for Fresh KDS and the Order Tracker to "clean up" orders that don't correctly move to the ready column of the Order Tracker.

  • Fixed a layout issue with the payment banner.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug causing some orders to duplicate when users switched between different POS selections in settings.

  • Fixed a bug causing the onboarding screen not to display instructions after the app was re-installed.

  • Fixed a bug causing some orders not to be displayed due to formatting issues on the SMS settings object.

  • Fixed a bug causing the KDS screen to show as offline after changing POS selections in the settings.


💡 Release Notes

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug preventing screen communication (multi-clear) from working correctly with Square-Printer Emulation.


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