I have been using Jitsi Meet with my wife for video calls using our Android smartphones and it’s been working fine for months. Starting from yesterday when she clicks on the link to join the video conference she is able to see the Jitsi Meet web page in the screenshot below:
However, although the Jitsi Meet app is definitely installed and configured, the minute she clicks on Join this meeting using the app, instead of opening the Jitsi Meet app to join the meeting, the following popup window in the bottom appears and it does not even offer Jitsi Meet as an option to complete the task:
I tried to reproduce this on a Pixel 6 running Android 13 but the app opened just fine… Any chance you can enroll on the beta version (on the Play Store) and give it a try? We didn’t change anything in this regard, but it’s a more recent build.
Any chance you can enroll on the beta version (on the Play Store) and give it a try?
Sure but if I look for the Jitsi Meet or Jitsi Meet beta in the Play Store I can’t find this version. Can you explain how to do it?
I’m just prodding in the dark here so take it with a pinch of salt, but it sounds like this is related to an Android feature introduced in Android 12 – Verify Android App Links | Android Developers – and the list of verified addresses does seem to correspond to this.
In the settings where you saw the list of supported web address, what happens if you disable the “Open supported links” option for Jitsi Meet app?
There are also various suggestions online on how to workaround this, e.g. 1 and 2, but I’m not sure how appealing these options are.