The question is pretty self explanatory. I want to add an image to a post from a URL like I can on the web version of Stack Exchange.

Specifically, if I’m browsing from the iOS mobile app and I see someone with low rep who uploaded a photo and provided a link, I can’t edit the post and use the link to inline the image on the post. Instead I can only add my own photo from my photo library.


You can just edit the Markdown and modify the linked image

[enter link description here](https://example.com/image.jpg)

by adding a ! in front of it:

![enter link description here](https://example.com/image.jpg)

This works in the mobile app just as well as in a desktop browser.

Doing that converts

enter image description here


enter image description here

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  • Makes perfect sense. I figured it was something simple like that. I’ll give it a try next time, but I’m sure it will work. Would be nice if it was more obvious in the mobile app though. Thanks! – Appleoddity Dec 3 '17 at 18:45

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