- Multiple Additions to Pin and Pattern Experience. Includes options to disable haptic feedback, to hide pattern visibility, and to hide keys on PIN entry.
- Bug Fixes. Includes honoring the 24 hour clock setting on the phone and dismissing an alarm to unlock the phone.
- Improved performance. Faster Next appearance on device restart, though a slight noticeable delay on some devices may be apparent since Next is a third party app that is separate from the OS.
- New Weather details. Now click through to see MSN weather.
- Weather Experience Improvements. China availability, better temperature accuracy and refresh frequency.
- Full Support for Textra. Notifications from Textra will now appear on Next for Android OS versions 4.3 and higher.