I can't edit chat messages as in the instruction menu (using the new interface; looks a little out-of-CSS but that's cool). I think they are not available. I know that Message response options symbols intermittently not loaded on mobile chat exists but its case is the buttons are loading half the time and only flag button is visible in that half time, where in my question there is no edit button or flag button viewable anytime.

I don't know the reputation requirements or if there is one.

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    Mobile view is deprecated: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/367609/… The solution is to use the desktop view / full site.
    – Mark Kirby
    Oct 12, 2021 at 17:06
  • @Mark what view? Only chat or everything? Is this similar to end of support things? Oct 12, 2021 at 17:07
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    Everything as far as I know, it will eventually die, like the app. The change the view, click the three dots top right in Chrome (looks like Chrome in your screen shot) and check desktop site.
    – Mark Kirby
    Oct 12, 2021 at 17:09
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    Everything as far as I know, it will eventually die ... so true ...
    – rene
    Oct 12, 2021 at 17:18
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    @rene I mean it is universally true - more like the saying siyalla anithyai meaning "everything is subject to the rule of existence and its death"... Oct 12, 2021 at 17:53
  • @Sebastian thanks for the facts; I am going to respond to luklag's request... regarding the second question - I am trying it. Oct 12, 2021 at 17:54
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    I'm not sure they'll ditch the mobile chat interface along with the mobile-web. 'Desktop' chat is not responsive at all and chat doesn't get too much love these days.
    – Glorfindel Mod
    Oct 12, 2021 at 18:09
  • @Glorfindel I heard Philippe talk about chat a while back, so we might be in for a surprise
    – Luuklag
    Oct 12, 2021 at 18:13
  • @Luuklag that would be nice!
    – Glorfindel Mod
    Oct 12, 2021 at 18:16
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    @MarkKirby While the sites proper are killing off mobile views eventually for a usable responsive view on mobile, the 'new' mobile chat is the only way to realistically access the sites. I wouldn't quote that particular post, chapter and worse in terms of chat. I'd like to bring up chat redux in future, when the time is right, certainly but for now, what we got is what we got, warts and all, and nothing is changing for better or worse Oct 13, 2021 at 3:33
  • Please note that you can only edit your own messages for two minutes after you post them; are you sure you're within the editing window?
    – Mithical
    Oct 13, 2021 at 4:05
  • @Mithical OK. What did you meant by window? was it the time window - if yes, I can't go to the chat right now with my mobile; Is editing available int the desktop mode? Oct 13, 2021 at 4:17
  • I mean, were you trying within those two minutes where you can still edit the message, or had two minutes already passed?
    – Mithical
    Oct 13, 2021 at 4:31
  • @Mithical in the two minutes period not passed; repeating, Is editing available in the desktop mode? Oct 13, 2021 at 4:32


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