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Reduce the vertical spacing in the question title on the timeline page [duplicate]

There is too much vertical spacing in the question title on the timeline page when viewed on Chrome with Android. I'd suggest reducing it. Example from https://stats.stackexchange.com/posts/604021/...
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How about getting your inbox notifications on Android phone?

We know that Stack Exchange has discontinued its Android App and is not interested in making the app code open source. One of the greatest features of the app, that I am missing most, is the instant ...
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The edit summary field is being treated as password field on Chrome for Android

I'm on Chrome 110 on Android 10, and I'm seeing the key symbol indicating I'm in a password field when I'm on an edit summary field: That seems wrong.
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Font size of bullet point content is smaller on Chrome for Android than regular content

Example from https://stackoverflow.com/a/8693262/395857:
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Is there any other way to view the election results on Android?

The election on Linguistics SE ended just now and I can't see the results on Android. In the pop-up, it says: This election ended 26 mins ago. Download the election data and use OpenSTV for Windows ...
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Cursor disappears when adding a space in the question title on Android

Steps to reproduce the issue: Type "In which order does Windows Explorer sort folders when sorting the results of the search by size" as the question title. Place the cursor at the end of ...
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Is the chatroom to be used for topic related chatting or not? [duplicate]

I found a chat section in Stack Overflow. Is it to be used for simply chatting or a particular topic? For example, if Android is the name of the chat room, is there only Android-related chat allowed?
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Creating an unofficial Stack Exchange Android app

I am trying to create an unofficial Stack Exchange Android app and I have a few questions regarding that. Is it permitted to create Stack Exchange's unofficial Android app using Stack Exchange APIs? ...
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When switching to full site on mobile phone, the setting is not applied to all pages of the same Stack Exchange website

Current behavior: When switching to full site on mobile phone, the setting is not applied to all pages of the same Stack Exchange website (tested with Google Chrome and Opera on Android). Example: ...
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Fast double click on button vote results in scrolling up the page on Chrome for Android (responsive mode off)

Fast double click on button vote results in scrolling up the page on Chrome for Android (responsive mode off). Demo: https://youtu.be/guiB_8-XLg8 Bug present when responsive mode is off. Absent when ...
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When I login on a question, it looks like I have upvoted all comments

I get the following unexpected behaviour when I access mobile web versions of Stack Exchange sites through Google Chrome on Android. If I am logged out, visit a question, then log in while on the ...
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How can I revert SE appearance on mobile? [duplicate]

The appearance/ look of English Language & Usage SE has changed in my mobile phone and it was completely unexpected. It wasn't like this before. I use SE on Chrome in my mobile phone (Android). ...
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Some fonts are way too small to be used on the responsive design on Chrome for a regular Android phone

Some fonts are way too small to be used on the responsive design on Chrome for a regular Android phone. Examples:
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Duplicate options aren't displayed nicely on Chrome for Android:

Duplicate options aren't displayed nicely on Chrome for Android: It is clearer when viewed on Chrome for Microsoft Windows:
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Why am I now unable to click on comments/achievements links to questions from an Android phone (on sites where I have an account)?

Back in the day, SE used to work just as well on a phone browser and on a laptop. Then some time ago I found that from an SE site I couldn't click on the links that show up when you click on the car ...
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Images in post when viewed using Chrome on Android are sometimes misplaced

Images in post when viewed using Chrome on Android are sometimes misplaced. Example from Why are there so many subway station signs between Yau Ma Tei station and Mong Kok station on Google Maps?: the ...
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Add a reply to comment button or @ autocompletion when using Chrome on Android [duplicate]

Currently there is no comment button or @ autocompletion when writing a comment in reply to another comment on Stack Exchange for mobile Chrome on Android. It would be a good time saver to have this ...
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Images inserted in a question using Chrome on Android via the image uploader are always placed at the end of the question

Images inserted in a question using Chrome on Android via the image uploader are always placed at the end of the question, instead of being placed where the cursor was when clicking on the "add ...
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Images inserted in a question using Chrome on Android via the image uploader aren't clickable

The images inserted in a question using Chrome on Android via the image uploader aren't clickable. Example of non-clickable images: Why did Myanmar get removed from the list of countries on the ...
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Question closed by both Android Enthusiasts and Ask Ubuntu while they referred to each other [closed]

I asked a question related to an android app in Android Enthusiasts (android.stackexchange.com) which is linked to linux (Ubuntu). My question was put on hold saying that it is off topic, and I was ...
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When should the "Visit chat" section be visible?

On some questions (e.g. here) I see the "Visit chat" section which refers to the current community chat page: Other questions don't have such a section. Moreover on several questions (e.g. here) ...
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Is it possible to render MathJax for chats in Android Web browser? [duplicate]

I have searched for it and found that I have to run a link like this (RenderJax) which I found here. I have to bookmark this link and open it whenever I want to render MathJax in chat. But the ...
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Reputation change text is not centered vertically inside green block in Android Chrome

In Chrome on Android 7.0 reputation change in topbar is not aligned vertically (i.e. shifted to the top): In Chrome on iOS reputation change looks fine:
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When selecting a message in mobile chat, action icons do not appear until scrolling

For some time now, whenever I select a chat message by tapping it on mobile device, there are no action icons: However when scrolling, either up or down, the icons appear: Can the icons ...
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I can not see the reputation and badges from an Android phone [duplicate]

I can not see my reputation points nor badges from my Android Phone on the black strip at the top of the page. But they are displayed when the page in seen on my PC: Is this a change in feature or ...
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Possible Error In the Feeds Header

I am on Android While browsing the Stacks Exchange(app is the latest version) Data Science using my smartphone, Feeds section, Just switch the Questions to Users And then Revert back using the ...
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Why doesn't Area 51 open on my phone?

I use Android, and since the time I found out that we can suggest sites on Area 51, I've not been able to open the site. When I browse for it, I only see a blank white page, and no site loads. Does ...
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Is my connection to Stack Exchange encrypted? [duplicate]

I am using the Android SE app. I want to know if my connection to Stack Exchange encrypted? Thanks.
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Stack Overflow Syntax Highlighting Bug on Android Application [duplicate]

Update I am now seeing that the text is being coloured correctly on my PC system and the issue seems to be only with the Android application. Either the issue is an intermittent one or I was simply ...
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What does enabling notifications on desktop chat opened on Android Chrome do?

I use the full desktop version of the chat site on Android mobile (when I do use chat on mobile at all). It has the usual option to enable desktop notifications, and I enabled those. Best I can tell, ...
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Bottoms of badges are cut off on mobile site [duplicate]

This has been going on for a couple of days: The bottoms of the badges are cut off on the mobile site. Android 5.1.1, on both the default browser and Chrome 46.
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Why does my iPad keep trying to reply to ancient comments on SE chat?

In the SE chat rooms in which I am most active, whenever I log in or refresh the page, it the message box appears with :1234567 or whatever already filled in. It is trying to reply to comments from ...
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Why is the mod diamond (♦) red in Android?

Related: Why is the mod diamond red for question titles in the iOS app? ♦ I noticed that the mod diamond shows up red. I'm pretty sure it wasn't red not long ago. Has anything changed recently? I'm ...
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Amount of Rep for Next Privilege Varies

On the desktop (Google Chrome), the amount of rep needed to create tag synonyms is 2500 rep. But surprisingly, on the mobile-web version, it says you need 3k rep to create tag synonyms. So which one ...
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Can't see gold badge symbol on Android

I recently asked a question and it was closed as a dupe by a gold badge holder - but I cannot see this on my Android phone in Google Chrome - is this a bug or my phone's problem? As you can see in ...
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How to paste the code in question block? [duplicate]

Is there any reason why I can't paste my code into the question block? As per the comment below I tried indenting it all 4 spaces and all of it 8 spaces; it just doesn't work what is the trick too it ?...
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How about mobile version specific badges for stackoverflow?

There are already a lot of cool badges available at stackoverflow to engage users to be active. ..but somehow I wonder why there is none for example for having responded question at the mobile ...
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Double tap doesn't auto-zoom anymore on mobile

When you double-tap on a paragraph on mobile the zoom changes to match the width of the paragraph. After the site upgrade, when you double tap a comment on a question or answer, the zoom level ...
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Can't login with my Google ID on android device?

Having problem in login to stackoverflow with my Google ID on my android device. How can I login to StackOverflow on my android device?
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How to ask correctly for Android problems [duplicate]

I have seen so many Questions in SO and I really wanted to help these guys, but I was not able because something was missing or I could not really figure out what their problem was. So today I read ...
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Stack Overflow app for iOS and Android [duplicate]

I'm not sure if it's proper to ask this question on Stack Overflow itself, but I'm really eager to find a good Stack Overflow app for my iPhone and Android phone, so I can login to my Stack Overflow ...
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Render Differences

Visiting Super User, via my Nexus 4 in full site modus, gives the following screenshot: Visiting Web Applications however, yields the following shot: Apart from the content, the alignment of ...
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Mobile Site does not show italic text [duplicate]

Stats: Android 4.1.2 Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE (TouchViz) Chrome browser 27.0.1453.90 I posted a question recently in ELL, and when I looked at it using my smartphone browser, I noticed that text that ...
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Unable to close questions [duplicate]

I can't close questions on mobile right now. The page just jumps to the top and nothing else happens. (And what kind of quality standards are preventing me from asking this question?)
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Unable to "flag" or "close" from mobile site [duplicate]

There have reports of issues with mobile site's ability to "flag" or "close" questions: Can't vote to close from the mobile site? Close voting menu broken on mobile site This seemed to have been ...
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*Italic* text formatting doesn't seem to work on Android Chrome

Recently I commented on this question and the text did got bold but the italic word didn't seem to get italic on Android Chrome(Latest Ver.), but when I saw from the PC browser, it rendered as it ...
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Is there any official Stack Overflow Android app? [duplicate]

Is there any official Stack Overflow Android app? Other than the Stack Overflow apps in Google Play which are nothing more than web browser type apps? Why is the official Stack Overflow for Android ...
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Comment font sizes are inconsistent on Android

An issue similar to that described in Moderator diamond is too large relative to other text on Android and likely to be related. The comments for a question may vary in size: Chrome for Android ...
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Moderator diamond is too large relative to other text on Android

This is very painful to look at. We understand appearances are everything, but there's no need to exaggerate. Could you please bring them back down to regular size? It also throws off the formatting ...
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Massive misuse of 'webview' tag [closed]

The description of webview says A NSView subclass that displays web pages under MacOS. For Android, please look at the android-webview tag. For iOS, look under uiwebview. However, I noticed that ...
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