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NOTE: THE APP IS NO LONGER SUPPORTED SINCE MAY 2020. This tag is to be used for the official Stack Exchange application only. The application is no longer available in the Google Play store, for Android 4.1 and up. When posting bug reports, please specify the app's version.

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Is/could the "Android/iOS" application endpoint for notifications be opened up to other apps?

The Android application is quite dead for me (but not to me) - I've been messing with an alternate app, but the lack of notifications is still a pain. The 'long term' alternative would be to get web ...
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Stack Exchange Android app cannot run on Android 12

Preface: I acknowledge that the official mobile apps are no longer supported by Stack Exchange and no proper bug fixes will be deployed. This is more for documentation/announcement (and possibly a ...
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Unable to remove the "SE for Android" application from my account [duplicate]

In the early days of my smartphone usage, I had installed and authorised the "SE for Android" application, which was the official app for using SE on phone. Now that the app has been ...
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User profile - unresponsive remove button on permission for mobile app access [duplicate]

On my PC with the web interface I was nosing around in the profile to see if anything had changed or been prettified and chanced upon the applications menu, for those apps with permission to remotely ...
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Malicious app that misuses Stack Overflow trademarks is up on the Google Play Store

Today I came across an Android app which is misusing Stack Overflow's logo and name in the Google Play Store. Users have reported regarding the security issues they have faced and the developer has ...
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In the Stack Exchange Android app, where can I see the description, scope and guidelines for each Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

I posted on Worldbuilding and someone suggested I post on Science Fiction & Fantasy instead. I wanted to look up the scope and guidelines for each of the two sites, but in the Android app I could ...
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The Applications in Settings page is still showing SE application for Android

The Stack Exchange Android app has been removed from Google Play, but the Applications option in the Settings page is still showing the SE application for Android. Yes, we can remove them manually by ...
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Remove Stack Exchange mobile app download buttons from emails

Why are the Stack Exchange mobile app download buttons still appearing in emails? This screenshot: Confirms that. These two posts all say that the Stack Exchange mobile app is no longer supported, ...
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Email app download badges should be modernized [duplicate]

For the first one, the up-to-date design is available here, and there also should be a newer version of Google's with a sans-serif font.
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Meta question on Stack Exhange Android app [duplicate]

How come when I click on "download the Android app for Stack Exchange" in a mail of Stack Overflow, I arrive on Google Play and it tells me there is no such app? Is there really no app for ...
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Now that the app is no longer available, what is the recommended method for having your phone beep on SE notifications?

Up to a few days ago, I was able to keep up to date with the notifications from Stack Exchange, using the official Stack Exchange app. Every time a notification was issued, my phone would beep and ...
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Why did the Stack Exchange Android app disappear from Google Play Store?

Stack Exchange developed two mobile apps: Stack Exchange app and Stack Overflow app. The Stack Overflow app has been delisted for a while from the respective store: What happened to the Stack ...
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Setting bounty from Stack Exchange Android app [duplicate]

I can easily set "bounty" from any Stack Exchange site as there is a option under every question. But in the android app, there is no option to add bounty! Is this feature missing? Or my eyes missed ...
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How can I report bugs with or request features for the Stack Exchange mobile apps?

I'm using the official Stack Exchange mobile app for iOS or Android, and My app crashed! It doesn't look good on my new smartphone. It won't run after I updated my device. I noticed another bug. I ...
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A problem in the Stack Exchange app [duplicate]

For the past few days, when I click on the notification icon in the Stack Exchange Android app, it is closing suddenly. So to view any notification regarding my post/comments, I need to go the ...
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How safe is the Stack Exchange app?

After learning some time ago that the Stack Exchange app was no longer being serviced, I got to wondering how safe is the app? I tried finding an answer but could not seem to find one. Is someone ...
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Why can I not log in to Stack Exchange Android app using a Google account?

I recently installed the Stack Exchange app from Google Play Store, and every time I tried to log in to my account from the application using Google account, it shows me unable to verify your Google ...
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Dark mode in Android app [duplicate]

This is a major shortcoming of the app in not including a dark theme option. I've been using the Dark Mode add-on in Firefox for desktop but on the app there's no way to escape the unnecessarily ...
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Will the Android app be receiving any future updates? [duplicate]

Will there be a new version of the Android app? It's been without any update for a long time and it doesn't seem to be working really well.
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Android app not showing "Feed" [duplicate]

The Android app is failing to load the feed. Individual site question lists work fine along with questions but the feed just shows white and on a pull to refresh it shows a red popup error saying it ...
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Stack Exchange app not showing some icons

As of February 13, 2020 the Android version of Stack Exchange app is not showing custom icons of Stack Exchange sites properly. It's showing a generic icon (the same as app icon) for all of them ...
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Why can't I delete my answer in the Stack Exchange App? [duplicate]

I recently answered the wrong question, and tried to delete the answer. However, in the "Stack Exchange" App, there is no button for deleting a answer as on the website, also not at the button labeled ...
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Q&A blank in Stack Exchange Android app v1.0.95 - S10e/Android 10 [duplicate]

Recently upgraded to a Samsung S10e and Android 10, but all Q&A in the Stack Exchange app v1.0.95 are blank. The title and comments are visible, but question/answer posts are just white space. ...
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Stack Exchange mobile apps still use 'on hold' for recently closed questions

Since the introduction of new post notices, the "On Hold" label is not used anymore: "On Hold" had been used to label recently closed questions. The idea was that this language would imply less ...
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Tapping the back button clears search query and results [duplicate]

After searching question by tag and opening a result, tapping the back button is clearing the tag used to query and the results. Reproduce: tags → [tag] → tap a question → tap on the ...
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Cannot log in to the Stack Exchange Android app with a GitHub login

I have my Stack Overflow/Stack Exchange account linked from GitHub, so when I log in, I do it using the log in with GitHub option. Now I'm trying to log in to the mobile Android app and am ...
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Add Unanswered (my tags) newest option

Add option for My tags filter with newest questions on top (not only oldiest like now)
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Can't upvote comments on meta math se in Android app

When I select a comment on Math SE in the Android app, I am able to upvote it. When I select a comment on Math SE meta, it only shows me user profile, copy text, and share. This is new behavior; I was ...
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Back button holds input for request

I believe the title is correct but you're the one doing the work so it could be wrong BUT then, the big I found is that using my phone I open the "Site To Pin" button and my keyboard may come up as ...
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I'd like the reopen notification removed from my notification history if possible (/ bug report)

About 10 minutes ago, this question of mine was reopened after being closed as a dupe. This gave me a notification that I've never seen before: Hooray, this question was reopened! Anyone can answer ...
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Why do email notifications still advertise the mobile apps?

To the best of my knowledge, the Android and iOS mobile apps are moribund. However, an inbox notification email I received this morning (I rarely get them, as I'm online often enough to usually see ...
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Mobile apps unable to communicate with API

When browsing through the Stack Exchange mobile apps, I get an error message. There seems to be a problem with the API. It seems https://api.stackexchange.com/ is down so it might be solved soon.
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Can I see a list of questions that I have favourited? [duplicate]

I have been favouring questions using my phone for a few weeks thinking that I would look at them later, but I don't think there is any way I can see questions that I favourite. Or is there? If it ...
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Post scores of 1000+ do not show up correctly on the Stack Exchange Android App [duplicate]

The link to the question above : How do I update a GitHub forked repository? The votes show up as a breakdown of upvotes and downvotes. This bug seems to be applicable for both questions and answers ...
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Clearly communicate that the Stack Exchange Android App is no longer being developed [closed]

Stack Exchange Android App seems to have been abandoned/orphaned, because it hasn't seen any updates since June 2017, because it is November 2019 as of this writing. Please warn other potential users ...
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Stack Exchange app refuses to upload images [duplicate]

I see the following error: Sorry, something went wrong when trying to upload that image. Try again? when attempting to upload an image using the Stack Exchange Android app installed from the Play ...
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Stack Exchange app freezes when clicking on link

App just freezes when I try to open any link. I can browse forums, settings and other stuffs but when I try to open questions app just stucks and every link in navigation is unresponsive. I tried ...
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Android app having trouble accessing posts

I'm using the Stack Exchange app v1. 0.95 1 on a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge running Android v8.0.0. I'm aware that development on the app is frozen. The interface is cleaner and (usually) faster for me ...
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Rules and the App

I have noticed that there is no quick and easy way to read the rules for a given site if you are primarily using the Android App. This has resulted in my occasionally posting questions to the Law ...
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App occasionally shows old close reasons

Occasionally when voting to close a question in the Android app, I'm presented with the old close reasons ("to broad" instead of "needs more focus" for example). It seems to display one set for ...
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The Android app crashes when open notification [duplicate]

How could I fix it? It happens both on my tablet and my phone. The app has given me this problem for a week. Before that it worked perfectly. App Version: 1.0.95 Device Manufacturer: Samsung Device ...
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UI issue on Stack Overflow profile page: HTML is not decoding properly for the badge on the mobile app [duplicate]

As seen in the badge earned section, amp; instead of which & should be shown on the Stack Overflow profile page. Android: 5.1 (Lollipop). Stack Overflow app, latest version.
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Like the mobile app, the full site should show what posts' votes were removed from by a deleted user

I recently lost some reputation due to a user being deleted on Arqade. On the site, all it says is "User removed (learn more)" as usual, but on the Feed page of the mobile app it shows what post the ...
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Usability issue: Comment voting policy negatively affects people with minor tremor

Like more than 1% of the American population, I have a tremor. It's minor enough that I don't have problems with any apps except for one: Stack Overflow. When I try to upvote a comment, my tap often ...
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The SE Android app has not been working for half a year [duplicate]

The Stack Exchange Android app hasn't been working for me for half a year. I only still have it for the notifications. Even after reinstalling, notifications are the only feature that works. When I ...
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The code after crossing the number of lines limit is masked

I noticed that in the Stack Exchange Android app, when the posted code crosses the normal limit of number of lines to be shown, the rest of the code gets masked with white color rather than hiding the ...
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Unable to upload photos in question from the Stack Exchange Android app [duplicate]

I have uninstalled and reinstalled the app, but every time I want to upload any photo, the app replies something went wrong. App Version: 1.0.95 Device Manufacturer: PANASONIC Device Model: ELUGA_I2 ...
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Android app crashes when clicking a link in Preview mode [duplicate]

While using android mobile application found a bug in it, also had an email redirecting me here to post question and drive solution finding process Here goes some information about this issue: Env : ...
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Not getting notifications

I'm not getting notifications on a Pixel 3 (9: 1 august 2019 security patch). I'm running version 1.0.95 of the app. I've tried redownloading the app, clearing storage/cache and disabling and ...
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Add saved searches

The ability to save custom searches and load them at will in the mobile app would be really nice. I frequently search for specific tags when I log on to answer new questions (e.g. [java] -[android] on ...
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