When I try to submit an edit in the iOS app it returns this message:
Account is not allowed to suggest edits
What happened and can it be fixed please?
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Starting at December 5th 2014, this has been implemented/fixed. Kudos!
As the error message hints, it's not really editing but rather suggesting an edit, meaning you don't have full edit privilege on that site.
The Stack Exchange API (which our official app also uses) doesn't offer the ability to submit your edits into an edit queue, so if you don't have enough reputation to flat out do an edit (in which case on the site you'd just be allowed to edit, but it'd go into the queue for validation), you get an error message.
When the API will support it, the app developers will add that feature at some point.
What has three digits and doesn't barf when you don't have full edit access? Stack Exchange for iOS version 1.2.1!
The new release of the app is snaking its ways through Apple's CDNs and onto you phone. Expect to see it in the next 24 hours. This has two key features for edits: