When I put a question ID into the search box of any site on Stack Exchange, I'm taken right away to that question, e.g. https://meta.stackexchange.com/search?q=326607

However, this feature does not exist in the android app. When I input a permalink question ID number as the query, I am observing no results.

I get why that might not work, but feel that it really should. This app is a great resource but the inability to enter a URL or search by ID number hampers its usefulness.. might as well just use my phone's browser. :/

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    "might as well just use my phone's browser" - welcome to the club. Apr 11, 2019 at 7:21
  • FYI: there is a discussion on whether this feature should also be removed from the website. Apr 11, 2019 at 9:22
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    The app is mostly useless by now, and falling apart due to lack of development and maintenance. Such a "bonus" feature is really far fetched. :( Apr 11, 2019 at 11:00
  • Hmm ... It seems that I never used to search post by id, neither on web, nor in app. User id - often, post id - just today after seeing this post. Apr 11, 2019 at 11:38
  • Thanks @ShadowWizard for key edits Apr 15, 2019 at 23:24
  • And thanks @SonictheWizardWerehog for important additional context Apr 15, 2019 at 23:28


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