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    The same update has already been released in the Amazon app store, it does not contain a fix for the FireTV issue as we have not been able to reproduce the problem here yet.

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    Default FireTV has some trouble with the Mezzmo App if exited improperly

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter View Post
    I have reproduced the problem here and we will investigate to try to find the cause.

    Update:
    Our FireTV stick Gen1 here has not got the new UI update yet so we will keep testing. Looks like it might take a while for us to get the update http://www.aftvnews.com/software-upd...t-gen-devices/
    After rebooting the FireTV if I launch the Mezzmo app the Fire TV returns to the home screen but after a few tries the Mezzmo app is able to launch and exit without issues, I suspect the FireTV may still be loading and as it loads it returns the user to the home screen. Please try waiting until the home screen has completely finished loading then try running Mezzmo.
    Just digging back into this as it is the most nagging issue that I have right now. All 4 of my FireTV devices (3 Sticks and a Box all Gen 2) exhibit the same behavior. I have done factory resets on two of them with no change. At this point I have installed SPMC with the Mezzmo Plugin on the box and one of the sticks as a workaround but it's not as user friendly as Mezzmo App+VLC when it comes to using the FireTV remote controls.

    A couple of things I have noticed after the last few months of this-

    #1 If I exit the Mezzmo App improperly (Home Button instead of exiting from the Mezzmo Menu), I can re enter the app if I IMMEDIATELY select it. I am talking one or two seconds between hitting the home button and re-selecting the Mezzmo App. There is no time to think about "Oh crap, I exited wrong". If I wait 4 or 5 seconds it's too late, the app has to be stopped from the Settings or the device has to be restarted.

    #2 If I go into the Apps Menu of the FireTV where it shows all of the installed and cloud apps there is something that looks like a thin progress bar at the bottom of the Mezzmo icon. It's "progress" animation is a very fast scroll from left to right across the bottom of the icon. Mezzmo is the only app I have ever seen with this feature. Thought it was strange and may be completely unrelated.

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    We will release an update of the app today which may resolve the problem, this update will prevent the use of the app Notification on TV devices which do not show the Notification anyway. Not sure about issue #2 as I have not seen this before.

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    Mezzmo for Kodi Add-on: Install it into Kodi to stream files from your Mezzmo library directly in Kodi. Full details at http://www.mezzmo.com/wiki/doku.php?...odi_user_guide
    Mezzmo for Roku App: Install it onto your Roku to stream files from your Mezzmo library. Full details at http://www.mezzmo.com/wiki/doku.php?...oku_user_guide
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter View Post
    We will release an update of the app today which may resolve the problem, this update will prevent the use of the app Notification on TV devices which do not show the Notification anyway. Not sure about issue #2 as I have not seen this before.
    Peter, I pulled down the update on two of my FTV sticks and I can confirm that the issue seems to be gone.

    Fantastic. Thank you.

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    Great to hear, thanks for the quick confirmation.

    Mezzmo Android: Install it on your tablet, smartphone, Android TV or Amazon Fire to browse and stream files from your Mezzmo library to all your devices. Full details at http://www.conceiva.com/products/mez...mo_android.asp
    Mezzmo for Kodi Add-on: Install it into Kodi to stream files from your Mezzmo library directly in Kodi. Full details at http://www.mezzmo.com/wiki/doku.php?...odi_user_guide
    Mezzmo for Roku App: Install it onto your Roku to stream files from your Mezzmo library. Full details at http://www.mezzmo.com/wiki/doku.php?...oku_user_guide
    Wiki: User Guides & Reference Manual at http://www.mezzmo.com/wiki
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Mezzmo.DLNA.Server
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/conceiva_mezzmo
    Web: http://www.mezzmo.com

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