The core developers have tagged a new 2021.08.21.0 Hotspot firmware release which contains major blockchain-core updates specifically ensuring that snapshots are correctly getting loaded. Furthermore this release supplies a new snapshot to allow new and un-synced hotspots to continue syncing. This is mandatory release for all hotspot manufacturers.

Plan

We have been beta testing 2021.08.21.0 since Aug 21st, 2021 5:00 PM PT. Current ETA for GA is 6:00 PM PT, Aug 21st, 2021.