November 15, 2014

Viira 5.5 Released: Create Emaill Tasks From the Hub via Share, And More!

Filed under: Viira, blackberry10 — admin @ 8:18 am

Release Summary:

  • Create email tasks directly from the Hub via Share
  • Create contact tasks directly from the Contacts app via Share
  • Manage email and contact task with ease with new dedicated views
  • Easy launch of the Viira Outlook Add-In
  • Quick email and contact task creation with the Viira Outlook Add-In
  • BlackBerry Passport and OS 10.3 support
  • Automatic task sorting: focus on what matters most first
  • And more! See below for full feature list.

Many of you asked for a faster way to create email tasks - and our team delivered. With version 5.5 of Viira you can quickly create email tasks directly from the Hub via Share! You can similarly create new contact tasks directly form the Contacts app.

The new Email Tasks and Contact Tasks views (also available in the Viira Outlook Add-In and PC App) offer a dedicated area for email and contact task management to help you stay on top of your emails and contact-related commitments.

Download for BlackBerry 10
Viira for MS Outlook App (opens in BlackBerry World)*
Viira (opens in BlackBerry World)*

*(Both our Viira and Viira for MS Outlook apps offer identical features and capabilities. We maintain two app entries solely for legacy and marketing reasons. Please continue to use whichever app you are already using).

Download for Windows PC
Download Viira Outlook Add-In
Download Viira PC App

If you have installed a previous version of the Viira Outlook Add-In or PC App you will need to uninstall it first by going to Control Panel->Programs. Your local Viira data will remain intact during the re-install.

List Of All New Features in Version 5.5 of Viira on BlackBerry 10

  • Create Email Tasks Directly From The Hub. Add email tasks to Viira directly from your Inbox as they arrive! Simply select Share from the menu and then select Viira as the target app. Email tasks in Viira maintain a link to the email that they are associated with and you can view the original by clicking Open Email.
  • Create Contact Tasks Directly From Your Contacts App. You can similarly create a contact task directly from your Contacts app by selecting Share->Viira. Contact task maintain a link to the associated contact and you can view the full contact’s details by selecting View Contact or place a call or start an email by clicking Call and Email, respectively.
  • New Email Tasks View. To help you manage your email to-dos and stay on top of your email we have added the new Email Tasks view. All email tasks automatically go to the Email Tasks view. You can search, reorder and prioritize your email tasks by assigning next actions, just like any other view in Viira. The Email Tasks View is also available in the Viira Outlook Add-In and PC App.
  • New Contact Tasks View. The new Contact Tasks view helps you add a touch of CRM to your GTD system. In it you will see all contact-related tasks. You can search, reorder and prioritize by assigning next actions. The Contact Tasks View is also available in the Viira Outlook Add-In and PC App.
  • Automatic Task Sorting: Next Actions Always On Top. Viira always tries to help you focus on what is important first. Tasks flagged as next actions now always appear at the top of any task list. Next actions also appear at the top of the new Email Tasks and Contact Tasks views.
  • Automatic Task Sorting: Completed Tasks Pushed To The Bottom. To help you focus on what remains to be done completed tasks now automatically get pushed down to the bottom of any task list .
  • BlackBerry Passport, OS 10.3 Support. Viira is fully compliant with the new BlackBerry Passport and OS 10.3. We have graphically re-designed some areas of Viira to fit the Passport’s large screen size, theme as well as 10.3 OS.

Download Viira 5.5 - All Apps

Viira Outlook Add-In Updates: Quick Access, Fast Email Task Creation
In addition to the newly introduced Email Tasks and Contact Tasks tabs, we have also updated the Viira Outlook Add-In to make it easier to access it and perform key actions:

  • Quick, Intuitive Launch. You can now launch the Viira Outlook Add-In directly from the Home tab in the Microsoft Outlook ribbon interface. This feature is available on Outlook 2010 and 2013
  • Quick Email Task Creation. You will seeĀ  a new Create Email Task button when you go through or read your emails. Clicking this button creates a new email tasks.
  • Quick Contact Task Creation. Similarly to email task creation, you will see a new button called Create Contact Task. The button is visible when you are in the Contacts area in Outlook

Here is how the new Viira Outlook Add-In shortcut buttons look like on the MS Outlook ribbon under Email and Contacts, respectively:

The Viira PC App has also been updated to include the new Email Tasks and Contacts Tasks tab.

Download Viira 5.5 - All Apps

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