6.0.2 - Jul 26, 2020

This is a small patch release that fixes a bug where your pledge would get removed upon reviewing the day.

This also includes a couple other small fixes.

6.0 - Jul 20, 2020

Prep work for localization (more languages coming soon!)

  • Added Xanax and Benzos to the main list of addictions
  • Fix to correctly display the height of images on detail screens.
  • Several smaller bug fixes.

5.1.1 - Jun 30, 2020

This release includes a new My Followers screen so you can now see who is following you.

This also includes a new Summer skin, and some small bug fixes.

5.0 - Jun 17, 2020

New Communities And Better Notifications

We've reorganized our addiction taxonomy and added some new addictions (based on your suggestions) to help create better communities.

Another community change you might notice is that you'll now have a Following feed.

Lastly, we also improved our notifications to keep you informed of what's happening.

Read more about it here

4.9.2 - May 11, 2020

Editable Stories

Once stories are posted, they can now be edited within 24 hours of being posted. This will help you fix any typos or mistakes you might have made.

We also included a usual round of fixes and improvements. More to come soon!.

4.9 - Apr 27, 2020

Data Backups For Subscribers

Sober Plus subscribers now have access to data backups. This means that if you ever get a new device, you can sign into your account and restore your history.

Read more about it here

This release also includes Nicotine as a new top-level addiction (separate from Tobacco) for vaping and other nicotine products.

4.8 - Apr 1, 2020

Day Zero Milestone

This release includes:

  • Day Zero milestone: now if someone resets, they can post here instead of having to wait until Day One milestone.
  • Improvements to our moderation tools so stories get approved much faster.
  • Show the date you'll reach your next milestone. If it's hours away, show the number of hours left.
  • Add the ability to share your story.
  • A new purple rain skin
  • Several bug fixes.

Read more about it here

4.7 - Mar 12, 2020

8 and 9 Days Milestones

Hola sober amigos! This release includes:

  • Added two new milestones for 8 and 9 days
  • A new I Am Stoic motivation pack
  • Ability to reset motivation pack messages
  • Motivation and settings screen improvements
  • Several bug fixes

More stuff coming soon!

4.6 - Feb 18, 2020

User Blocking

We've been hard at work and it's been awhile since we've had an update. This includes:

  • User blocking. If someone posts stories or comments that aren't your cup of tea, you can now block them to no longer see their content.
  • A new Night Sky skin.
  • A lot of backend support for our new support provider pairing that is still in the works.
  • Community guidelines updates.
  • Several bug fixes.

Please keep your feedback coming to support@iamsober.com. Thanks!

4.5 - Dec 5, 2019

This is a small patch release that includes:

  • Fix for those who reported posting a story with an image that would disappear.
  • A couple other small UI fixes and cleanup.

Thanks for your feedback!

4.4 - Dec 1, 2019

This is another patch-release that includes some fixes and improvements. It also includes

  • A new Merry skin for the holidays
  • A new I Am Mindful motivation pack
  • A new I Am Genius motivation pack

4.3 - Nov 21, 2019

This is a patch-release that includes some fixes and improvements.

  • Fix for crash that could happen after swiping to navigate
  • Fix for error after getting a comment notification
  • Fix for status bar display in dark mode
  • Toned down the new pledge animation
  • Various other small UI and infrastructure fixes

4.1 - Nov 11, 2019

Dark Mode for everyone + Premium skins

Everyone can enable dark mode now for better night-time viewing.

We also added a bunch of new premium skins that give the app a unique look and feel. Sober Plus subscribers get access to all of these. You can find them in your Settings.

As always, please keep your feedback coming.

4.0 - Nov 4, 2019

This release includes community notifications so that you can now get notifications when someone comments on your story.

It also includes several bug fixes and improvements overall. Keep your feedback coming!

3.96 - October 21, 2019

This is a smaller release that includes some community improvements:

You can now tap on profiles to view all posts from that person.

Follow people and see their progress through the stories they post.

View all the people your following and keep up to date with their progress.

3.95 - September 15, 2019

This is a patch release that includes several bug fixes and improvements.

It also includes a new motivation pack called I Am At Peace.

We have much more in the works, stay tuned and keep the feedback coming!

3.94 - September 9, 2019

Comments for the community!

Safety has always been a primary concern for our community. Before we decided to add commenting on stories, we wanted to make sure of a couple of things:

  1. It was something the community wanted (you overwhelmingly told us it was - thank you).
  2. We still kept safety in the forefront.

If you see an abusive comment, you can report it. Even if it it's not on your story. Our community is very supportive and awesome and we hope you'll help us keep it this way.

We also added a Community tab. Now you can view stories from milestones and addictions besides your own.

We hope you dig it, and we have plans to make our community even better. Please keep your feedback coming!

3.93 - August 22, 2019

This is a patch release that includes a fix for our last release which included:

  • Updates to our infrastructure for better performance
  • Fix for savings rounding issue
  • Fix to display sober verbiage correctly for alcohol-related addictions
  • Include a resources section in the Support tab with recommended books

We've got some cool stuff in the works - stay tuned and send us your feedback at support@iamsober.com!

3.91 - August 7, 2019

We now have a companion app that will display your sober clocks on your Apple Watch!

Right now, your clocks are the only thing available - so we'd love to hear what else you'd like to do via the Watch app.

Send us your feedback at support@iamsober.com.

We hope you enjoy!

3.9 - July 21, 2019

2 New Packs

This release includes:

  • 2 new motivation packs. I Am Logic and The New Me.
  • A seven-day pledge challenge that will earn you The New Me pack.
  • Main pledges screen is now a scrolling days list.

3.6 - June 17, 2019

This is a small fix release that fixes a bug that prevented adding a new activity.

3.5 - June 13, 2019

This is a small release that includes:

  • Improvements to the main and milestone screens to make stories more findable
  • Added video games as a top-level addiction
  • Infrastructure improvements and bug fixes

3.4 - June 5, 2019

New Logo

This release includes some fixes and improvements:

  • We've updated our logo!
  • Bump character limit on pledge reason to 500 characters
  • Fix: A couple of specific scenarios could cause a crash
  • Fix: Touch ID dialog would sometimes disappears
  • Fix: Spelling typos on motivation packs

3.2 - May 11, 2019

This is a smaller release that includes:

  • Bug fixes and feedback tweaks
  • Performance improvements
  • Break out milestone notifications into their own notification type
  • Fix: Touch ID dialog would sometimes disappears
  • Fix: Spelling typos on motivation packs

3.0 - April 22, 2019

Sober Plus Features

With this release, we are introducing a set of Sober Plus features. You can continue to use the app for free, but a Sober Plus subscription will support our development and provide you with some extra functionality.

What's included:

  • Locked access to keep your tracking private
  • Night mode skin for ideal night-time viewing
  • Access to all of our current and any future motivation packs
  • Track up to 10 addictions
  • Get a subscriber badge on your stories

Thanks for all of your feedback, we hope you enjoy!

2.49 - March 18, 2019

More Feedback Improvements

This includes:

  • Added a Done button to every step in the review flow so you can finish at any point without having to go through all steps.
  • Fixes a bug that would prevent you from scrolling on your notes or submitting a story.
  • Made the Post My Story button more findable.
  • Added an intro screen to the reset flow.
  • Added two new motivation packs - I Am Timeless, and I Am The Way.
  • Added a link to share the app via your Settings.
  • Misc bug fixes and improvements.

2.48 - March 6, 2019

Feedback Improvements

Thanks for all of your feedback from the previous releases - we heard you! This release includes many pledge fixes and improvements. Fixes:

  • Fix for the case when reviewing your day was wiping out your pledge from the morning and vice versa.
  • Fix for calendar when tapping on dates from previous month.
  • If you show up at the end of the day and you haven't pledged yet, still show the pledge button as well.

Improvements to the main pledges list screen:

  • Brought mood emoji faces back in the main day box.
  • Clearly indicate which days you didn't stay sober with black backgrounds.
  • Moved difficulty indicators next to the day text and made smaller.

Improvements to the pledges calendar screen:

  • Moved back to the calendar being highlighted in one row, and clearly indicate which days you didn't stay sober (lapsed days or start dates).
  • To simplify the calendar, we created two separate modes for viewing your addiction sobriety and viewing your pledge streak.

Other improvements:

  • Bumped up the max length for daily notes.
  • Added self-harm and eating disorders to the main addictions list.
  • More misc fixes and UI tweaks.

2.46 - February 27, 2019

Review flow improvements

We've made some improvements to the daily review flow including:

  • Added the ability to record and track moods.
  • A separate notes screen is now at the end of the review flow.
  • If you haven't pledged yet and it's time to review, just show the review button instead.
  • Fixes for errors that were occurring for some users.

Other updates include:

  • Updated the Pledges calendar view to indicate sobriety and start date resets.
  • Pledge stats now show up to 10 activities for each difficulty and added moods here as well.
  • Much improved reset/relapse experience.
  • Small UI improvements to stories.
  • Fix for some Android devices having their text cutoff.
  • Various bug fixes.

2.45 - January 30, 2019

Milestone stories

With this release, we're excited to introduce Sober Milestone Stories!

Now when you reach a milestone, you can share your story of what your experience was like reaching that milestone. Sharing your story can help encourage others who are approaching that milestone. You can provide them with insights about what you learned along the way, and what to expect.

Also included:

  • To submit a story, you can now create an account and set a profile picture.
  • Ability to see (and change) your start date from the main counter screen now.
  • Quite a few bug fixes and UI improvements.

2.44 - January 10, 2019

Notifications fix

This release fixes a bug for some people who were not receiving their notifications.

2.43 - January 8, 2019

The Bard milestone pack

Happy New Year!

This update includes a new motivation pack "The Bard".

It also includes some fixes and upgrades to our codebase.

  • Added some additional milestone change suggestions.
  • Fix for accurate review counts when removing a review.
  • Fix for handling notification preferences.
  • Currency display fix for savings.
  • Misc UI cleanup.

2.42 - December 13, 2018

Upcoming milestones

This update includes a few smaller improvements:

  • Added upcoming milestones to the milestone list screen so you can see milestones that you're approaching.
  • Added response counts to milestone changes.
  • Added a couple more milestones.
  • Counter widget is now sticky. If you leave viewing your day counter, when you come back it will still show the day counter by default instead of the clock.
  • Misc performance improvements and bug fixes.

2.41 - December 5, 2018

Add photos to why you stay sober

Now you can add photos to the reason you are staying sober and view them every day when you pledge! Also more:

  • Select photos from your photo library for milestone and reason photos.
  • Remove milestone or reason photos.
  • Updated list of changes for various milestones.
  • Added upcoming milestones back to the Next milestone screen.
  • Fixed a bug where pack background images were showing up incorrectly.
  • Misc cleanup and bug fixes.

2.40 - November 27, 2018

Improving milestones

This is a pretty big release that we are excited about. We're starting to improve milestones and much more:

  • Report changes that you've noticed upon reaching certain milestones.
  • See what changes to expect for your next upcoming milestone.
  • Milestones are now identified by a significant number of days.
  • We also added many more milestones, every 100 days up to 20 years.
  • Expanded our list of addictions to choose from.
  • Added a new Account screen where you can manage your settings all in one place.
  • Added a new privacy settings screen.
  • Added two new quote packs: I Am Killing It, and Christian Strength Vol 2.
  • Misc performance improvements and bug fixes.

2.39 - October 31, 2018

This update includes:

  • More performance updates.
  • Fix a case where if you already own the pack and you try to purchase again, the pack gets added back to your list of active packs.
  • Fixes bug where tapping "Review Today" button while you are on a previous month would review the day in that selected month, instead of today.
  • Misc cleanup and fixes.

2.38 - October 13, 2018

Small bug fix release.

2.37 - October 12, 2018

This is a small release that fixes:

  • Issues some users were having with the purchase motivation pack and restore purchases flow
  • Some screens not updating after changes were made
  • iPhone XR styles

2.36 - October 8, 2018

New motivation

This update includes:

  • New motivational pack "I Am Hopeful".
  • Bring back the carousel for daily motivation so you can swipe motivations after pledging.
  • Add the ability to make motivation packs active or inactive.
  • If you've already pledged or reviewed, no longer send the notification for that day.
  • Add the ability to retroactively mark days as pledged.
  • Pledge confirmation fun screen.
  • Misc bug fixes.

2.35 - September 26, 2018

More performance upgrades

This is a smaller release that includes:

  • Better support for newer iPhone devices
  • Another round of performance improvements to make the app snappier and more responsive
  • Some updates to our support screens
  • Misc bug fixes and improvements

2.34 - September 17, 2018


This is smaller release that includes:

  • Verbiage improvements.
  • Bug fix for an error caused when deleting and adding a new addiction.
  • Bug fix for when daily motivation was occasionally not updating correctly.
  • Misc UI nits and improvements.
  • Better handle "unseen" milestone achievements.

2.33 - September 20, 2018

Hot fix

This is a small release that includes better error handling and fixes a white screen issue that was affecting some users.

2.29 - September 6, 2018

Better performance

With this release, we made some performance updates that improve responsiveness of the app. Also included:

  • Updated the main Addictions screen to have a new look that includes multiple types of counters.
  • Added the ability to track both money and time for savings.
  • Also added the ability to track time as minutes instead of hours.
  • Bumped up the character limit for reasons to stay sober from 95 characters to 280 characters.
  • Updated our navigation and carousel components.
  • Brought activities up a level to the main Pledge settings screen so you can edit your activities from there.
  • A few bug fixes, graphic improvements, and misc code cleanup.

Thanks for your support!

2.28 - August 9, 2018

Various improvements

Various improvements and fixes in this release!

  • You can now see all your past start dates in the addiction setting screen.
  • We've simplified the motivation list UI.
  • We now send better notifications when you've hit a milestone.
  • A couple of other smaller bug fixes.

2.27 - July 27, 2018

Bug Fix Release

This is a bug fix release to fix a crash affecting some users introduced earlier this week.

2.26 - July 26, 2018

Bug Fix Release

This is another smaller release that includes some bug fixes and some scaffolding work for improved support pages which are coming soon. Stay tuned for more!

2.25 - July 12, 2018

Android Bug Fix Release

This fixes the issue of notifications not happening on devices using Oreo. Thanks for your support!

2.24 - July 10, 2018

Bug Fix Release

This is a small release containing a couple of bug fixes.

Keep your feedback coming at support@iamsober.com.

2.23 - July 2, 2018

Sharing and Navigation Improvements

This release focuses on some much needed improvements for sharing and other things including:

  • Mostly native sharing for Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter via a new sharing modal screen.
  • Removed swiping of reasons on Make pledge modal (causing issues) and instead stack them.
  • Removed "did you make it?" pledge review message.
  • Misc polish and fixes.

Thanks for your support - always feel free to reach out to us at support@iamsober.com with your feedback!

2.22 - June 12, 2018

More Motivation Packs

This release includes:

  • Fixes duplicate motivational messages in all packs.
  • Added two new motivation packs - I Am Confident, and Wisdom of the Masters
  • Better UI around daily reviews to help indicate that when you select "No" ie: you relapsed, it will reset your start date.
  • Couple other minor improvements

Always feel free to reach out to us at support@iamsober.com. Thanks!

2.21 - June 5, 2018

Pledge Review and Motivation Improvements

In this update, we include the following changes:

  • When you select "no" from the pledge review, this will now reset your addiction's start date as well.
  • Updated the Christian pack to include verses from NKJV.
  • Fixes a repeating motivation bug.
  • Misc UI improvements and bug fixes.

As always, send us your feedback to support@iamsober.com.

2.20 - May 25, 2018

Bug Fix Release

This is a small update that includes a couple of bug fixes.

2.19 - May 21, 2018

Motivation Packs!

In this release, we are really excited to bring you some additional motivational packs. These will be packs of motivational messages that include:

  • Aphorisms
  • Exercises
  • Affirmations
  • Quotes
  • Verses

Each pack will be offered as an in-app purchase and will contain 30 days of messages. You'll still be able to get The Sober Start pack for free which also has 30 days of messages.

We have more packs in store, but as always we'd love to hear your feedback at support@iamsober.com. Thanks!

2.18 - April 18, 2018

Small Improvements

This is a smaller update that includes some bug fixes and improvements including:

  • You now have the ability to reorder your addictions
  • You now have the ability to add/edit/delete daily review activities
  • "Remove all data for this day" no longer removes pledged flag and added confirmation prompt
  • Updated Yes/No functionality for better UX
  • Misc UI and animation updates

Thanks for the support!

2.17 - April 7, 2018

Pledge Reviews Are Here!

Now you can follow up on your pledges at the end of every day:

  • Rate the difficulty of staying sober today
  • Identify triggers, things that made your day easier or harder
  • Take notes to remember how you got through impossible days as well as what made good days so good
  • Retroactively mark days you stuck to your pledge

We also included a few bug fixes and performance improvements. We're excited to get your feedback around reviews. Thanks for your support!

2.16 - March 23, 2018

Bug Fix Release

This release includes some improvements to help us manage bugs and also includes some bug fixes.

We are working on better pledges and being able to review your pledge for the day. Stay tuned and keep the feedback coming! :)

2.15 - March 8, 2018

Notification Improvements

This includes some improvements to our notification system along with some bug fixes. We have some stuff in the works that we're excited to share with you! Stay tuned.

2.14 - March 3, 2018

App Improvements

We are continuing to improve and update our app infrastructure. This also includes a couple of small bug fixes. Thanks for all of your feedback!

2.13 - February 19, 2018

Support Improvements

This is another small update where we created an app help settings page under Support that now contains frequently asked questions and our version history. We also included a few bug fixes. Keep on the sober path!

2.12 - February 13, 2018

Small Improvements

Thanks for staying sober! :)

This is another smaller update that includes some bug fixes. We also added some additional motivation, along with the ability to track your savings overall - even after you reset your start date.

We have some stuff in the works, and as always - please send us your thoughts and feedback at support@iamsober.com.

2.10 - January 16, 2018

Small Improvements

This is a smaller update that fixes some bugs, adds back the iOS review widget, and changed some support screens.

Keep your feedback coming in at support@iamsober.com.

2.9 - December 15, 2017

Make A Pledge To Stay Sober!

In this release, we are introducing a new feature called Daily Pledges. Staying sober means you take things one day at a time. Now every day you can make a pledge to stay sober and track those pledges.

  • Set a time to get a daily reminder to make your pledge.
  • Set up a reason you want to stay sober and look at that reason every day!
  • Track your pledges on a calendar screen.
  • Track your pledge streaks.

We also updated the app for iPhone X, and added a few more currencies to the savings list.

We have much more in the works, as always please send us your feedback at support@iamsober.com.

2.8 - December 1, 2017

Requested Features

We've been adding in more of the features you have been requesting:

  • You now have the ability to add custom habits!
  • You can now change savings type to time instead of money.
  • You can now search through AA meetings for the New York and Seattle areas.
  • We will be adding meetings for other locations soon!
  • You can add meetings to your Calendar or get directions via Maps.
  • Some misc bug fixes.

We appreciate your feedback - send your thoughts our way at support@iamsober.com.

2.6 - November 2, 2017

Small Improvements

This is a smaller release that includes:

  • Updated daily motivations
  • Updated animated milestone achievement on stats screen
  • Slowly starting to add in some of our support providers

2.5 - October 16, 2017

Add More Than One Habit

Multiple habits are finally here! Now you can track up to 5 habits.

We also continue to update the list of motivational messages to keep them fresh.

Please reach out to us with any feedback at support@iamsober.com.

2.4 - October 9, 2017

Requested Improvements

We're continuing to add in features that users have been asking for. This includes:

  • Updated motivational messages.
  • Updated habit list.
  • A new a new sober clock display on the counter detail screen.
  • Updated artwork and icons

Please feel free to send feedback or requests to support@iamsober.com.

2.3.2 - June 8, 2017

Small Improvements

This update has some fixes and feature requests:

  • New counter detail screen that tracks your hours, minutes, and seconds.
  • Added more types of habits to the habit list
  • Added progress bars for all unreached milestones
  • Added total number of days display on the counter detail screen
  • Better daily notifications
  • Added Rupees to currency list

Please feel free to provide any feedback at support@iamsober.com.

2.3.1 - May 4, 2017

Counter Improvements

This is a pretty major update with some fixes and feature requests:

  • Ability to see counter, milestone progress, and savings on main screen
  • Ability to choose other habit types
  • Ability to add photos to milestones
  • Added a Motivation tab so you can keep track of daily notifications
  • Added progress bars for all unreached milestones
  • UI improvements and bug fixes

Please feel free to provide any feedback at support@iamsober.com.