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I've recently noticed that on the Stack Exchange Android application, if I cast a vote on a post the vote action (red arrow) is only shown for around half a second and then the vote appears to be retracted (similar to when a vote is immediately reversed when the reputation requirement isn't met).

Let's use this post as an example:

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Have not yet cast a vote on it; let's cast an upvote:

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half a second later, this gets 'reversed' but however still shows the upvote I cast, but doesn't show that my user has voted yet:

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if I try to re-cast the same vote, the upvote count increases to 5 before it is reversed, with the 'You have already voted' error:

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then if I refresh the question (by pulling down on the question), it now shows my user voted.

This is on the Stack Exchange Beta Android app (1.0.72) on a Huawei Ascend P8 Lite. I also temporarily left the Beta program, and can confirm this bug exists on the full public (non-beta) version of the app also. This question has a very similar issue to this question, but however this bug exists without any further input (such as scrolling).

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  • @ShadowWizard Not exactly; this bug occurs with no scrolling whatsoever. I personally think there's enough distinction between the two.
    – AStopher
    Commented Aug 10, 2015 at 21:29
  • @cybermonkey The root problem is the same in the two questions. I don't think scrolling has any effect on the issue at all, but if you feel it does, add this or any other relevant info to the other question, either briefly in a comment, or an answer if you have a more substantial report to make. This allows us to have one bug report and not 2 bug reports for the same issue. Which saves staff time from reading and collating data, which will essentially help get bugs fixed more quickly, which is what you want ;)
    – James
    Commented Aug 11, 2015 at 10:41

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