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Questions tagged [android-app]

NOTE: the app development is currently frozen. This tag is to be used for the official Stack Exchange application only. The application is 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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Join community button [duplicate]

As I downloaded the stack exchange app I was unable to find out how to join a community on mobile, compared to the web version the join community feature is convoluted and people would find it easier ...
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Unable to upload photos [duplicate]

Every time I try to upload a photo it shows an error saying "Unable to upload the photo. Try again." App Version: 1.0.95 Device Manufacturer: Xiaomi Device Model: Redmi Note 4 OS Version: 7.0 (V10.2....
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Is there a file size limit for direct image upload from an Android device? [duplicate]

I noticed yesterday that I couldn't upload direct from Android using: Stack Exchange Android App Version 1.0.95 Is it a bug or a file size limitation? I'm using a Huawei P20 lite if that's of any ...
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Can't see last bit of code in my answer [duplicate]

Why can't I see the last bit of code in my answer? I am using the stack exchange app on Android and couldn't upload a screenshot because it won't let me upload. Lexicographic permutation list ...
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Automated bug reports from the apps shouldn't post on Meta.SE

There's been a slew of low quality bug reports from the apps hitting Meta Stack Exchange, notably this recent one which is entirely lacking in context. Also see this extremely vague one. In comments, ...
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Non-Latin tag link from the post body is broken in Android app

Using non-Latin tag link from the post body leads to URL-encoded tag, which obviously is not exist on the site. For instance, referencing from this post to the tag [метки] results with the following: ...
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Jobs section in the Stack Exchange Android app [duplicate]

I can't see the section of Jobs in the Stack Exchange app. Do they exist in the app or is it focussed only on the web application?
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Unable to upload image via Android app

I'm unable to upload any image using the SE Android app. Screenshot with error is uploaded via web form. App Version: 1.0.95 Device Manufacturer: LGE Device Model: LM-G710 OS Version: 8.0.0 (...
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Email links don't open the Stack Exchange Android app [duplicate]

EDIT: I was offline for the last few hours, so I couldn't look at the other question of which this one here was a duplicate. It is not a duplicate, because the linked question mentions Stack ...
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Is there a direct way to access questions in the Stack Exchange Android app?

Is there a direct/fast way to access a certain [tag] on a certain (site) from the Stack Exchange Android app? I currently do: Open the app Open side window Choose site (for example, Stack ...
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Which technology/framework is used to develop the Stack Exchange mobile app?

I am just curious to know - which technology/framework is used to develop the Stack Exchange mobile app? Is it native Android and native iOS (Swift/Objective-C) or hybrid frameworks (React Native, ...
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SE app looks weird on mobile device [duplicate]

I have been using SE sites (mainly SO) on my desktop computer and on my Samsung S4 mini mobile phone for years. It works well on of both devices. Recently I got a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7, and the SE ...
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Custom ordering of duplicate targets is not necessarily honored on mobile apps

The order of duplicates is different between apps and web. E.g.: iOS App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: Unknown (iPad7,3) OS Version: Version 12.2 (Build 16E227) Android App Version: 1.0.95 ...
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Search by permalink number

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 ...
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Not receiving notifications on mobile

I only see that someone has responded to me through the feed on my phone, never through the notifications on the top right. Then, a couple days later, they will pop up for the ones that have been ...
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MathJax error on Android app

Undefined control sequence \pu As far as I can tell, this is something that is supposed to render correctly. I didn't open the page in the browser, but it is being used in both the question and the ...
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Error on both iOS and Android apps [duplicate]

Since recently (about a week ago), the SE app doesn't work for me any more - either or Android or on iOS. When I open the app, I see the progress spinner for a short while, after which I get: On ...
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Android app alternatives [duplicate]

It looks like the official stack exchange app has been abandoned, so I abandoned it as well. It lacks a ton of features,and is kinda crappy. However, I really miss push notifications and not having to ...
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Can't vote up comments on Android?

I usually use my PC to browse stack exchange but I've recently downloaded the android app for more constant accessibility. However on the app when I see a comment that I appreciate and find useful ...
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If development on the Stack Exchange iOS/Android apps has ceased indefinitely, what should we to do their bug reports and feature requests?

It's been a while since the SE team last had an iOS or Android developer, and development job on the apps have not had any insights for years. That, however, doesn't deny the fact that there are ...
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Where can I find Stack Overflow Jobs? [duplicate]

I am new to the Stack Exchange application for Android. It seems more convenient than having to go to Google and search for the site that I want to go to. However, I can't seem to find Stack ...
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Use back button to show site list on Android

As phones keep getting bigger reaching the edge of the phone keeps getting harder. While browsing/reading questions on a phone (yes, typically I'm a lurker) it is hard to open sites list. Suppose I'm ...
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Please make the feed customizable in the mobile app [duplicate]

I would like to have my Feed customizable, e.g. set priorities, favorite tags, filter (by time, active bounties, unanswered...) Instead, it seems the very basics are missing! I am constantly annoyed ...
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About section has old copyright date [duplicate]

I noticed that the about section has a copyright date range from 2014 to 2015. This should probably be extended to the current year. It makes me wonder why that was apparently hard coded instead of ...
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Where is the star button at the left of a question title? [duplicate]

On Stack Exchange websites there happens to be a ☆ button for mark a question as favourite. But I couldn't find it in the app. Where is it located. My app is of the latest version. It is a useful ...
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Stack Exchange mobile app push notifications on ANDROID PIE 9 Nokia 6.1+

I have been a constant user of the Stack Exchange mobile app and on my previous mobile Motorolla Droid Turbo 2 it worked fine, and I used to receive the push notifications for all the selected events ...
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I am unable to find all my favorites that I have done in the individual question [duplicate]

After searching favorited question everywhere I am unable to find FAVOURITE section in the app. Please do something for this.
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Font rendering issues in mobile app

While browsing the codegolf hot question today, I noticed that the font rendering had some issues. Check the screenshots below: (in app) (in browser)
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No button to post a comment

After opening any post that has no comments, I don't see any button to add comment. There is only button 'Add answer' below. App Version: 1.0.95
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Android app stops rendering code at a certain point

If the code is too long it stops rendering the post. But I can scroll down to other answers App Version: 1.0.95 Device Manufacturer: HUAWEI Device Model: EVA-L09 OS Version: 7.0 (C432B504)
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The state of the iOS and Android apps are an embarrassment to the Stack Overflow company [closed]

The state of iOS and Android apps are an embarassment to the Stack Overflow company. I'd like to understand the management thought process here. You have a product that connects between developers ...
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Feed not refreshing again if I'm logged in

My Stack Exchange feed fails to refresh on two Pixel 3 phones on Android 9 if I'm logged in - if I'm not logged in they refresh fine (see screenshots). This seems similar to the issue people reported ...
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Add ability to increase font size increase for android app [duplicate]

I have a hard time reading questions and answer on Stack Exchange sites sometimes, due to poor eyesight. I hate having to bring my phone or laptop very close to my face to read things sometimes. I ...
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Absolute and relative dates displayed in OS language in Android app

Dates for posts and comments are displayed in OS language in Android app instead of site (or the app) language. This looks weird on sites where main language is different from the OS language. ...
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Connection problems / time-outs on Android App

While I understand no new development is being done on the Stack Exchange Android app, I still find it useful for keeping an eye on questions & answers and doing some moderation tasks. (The push ...
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Add timeout error when comment fails to be submitted via the app

Sometimes, comment posting is stuck: (e.g. when internet connection lags, internal API issues) In such cases, it just keeps loading... and loading... and loading, and never stops, forcing me to ...
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Font size for comment button is too large in Android app

Font size for comment button is too large in Android app App Version: 1.0.95 Device Manufacturer: LGE Device Model: LM-G710 OS Version: 8.0.0 (181662202158b.FGN)
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Code formatting loading fails

If a non-inline code formatting (on Stack Overflow) is very long, the end of it will not be loaded, it's still white. Like on this screenshot: Here: ^^^ App Version: 1.0.95 Device Manufacturer: ...
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Code 400 Bad Request on Android Stack Exchange Google Login [duplicate]

When I try to login to the Android Stack Exchange app with my Google account I get . I tried it on multiple networks and on cellular but it gives me the same error consistently. I also tried multiple ...
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The Stack Exchange app does not let me log in with my Google account and displays an error [duplicate]

I downloaded the Stack Exchange app on my secondary phone (Android 6.0) and installed it. I tried to log in with my Google account. However, an error occurred. I tried the next day on my main phone (...
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Log in not working using a Google account [duplicate]

It said cannot find mismatch id. Now I am logged using a Facebook account. App Version: 1.0.95 Device Manufacturer: Xiaomi Device Model: Redmi Note 3 OS Version: 7.1.2 (f31aab0341)
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Linking to site descriptions and help menus

Can we have a way to see the information and help menu for each SE site? On my device, site names get cut off. Either displaying them in the app or opening them in the browser. That will let users see ...
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Answer count on feed items is wrong

In my feed under the earlier today section, I saw a hot question from one of the sites I was on, and it had one answer. After posting an answer, the answer count on the feed item remained at one. ...
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Can't log in to the Stack Exchange app with a Google account

I tried logging in with a Google account, but I got the following error:
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The Stack Exchange app is not a Social app (and not entirely Education either)

Disclaimer: I know all development on Stack Exchange apps has been put on hold. However, these changes only require changing some settings in the Play Store Console and/or App Store Connect, not a new ...
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How do I find my questions on the Android app? [duplicate]

In the Android app I can find activity on my questions but I cannot find the questions I have asked either per site, or anywhere but "recent activity". Even if I go to a specific site and look at my ...
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Why can't own answers be deleted in the Android app? [duplicate]

I seem to recall asking for this feature some years ago and being told it wasn't going to happen, but it seems silly to me that if I suddenly realize I posted a stupid answer that can't be redeemed, I ...
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My Sites list displays inconsistently

When I open the side menu of the app, My Sites shows the sites I am part of. Then I click the edit button and go back. When I open the menu again, all of the meta sites appear too. This persists until ...
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Make sizing adjustable

I really like how well the SE app works, but I would like to be able to change the size of text on the screen to be smaller. Especially when looking at question lists, the text is too large for me to ...
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Allow search on all sites (mobile app) [duplicate]

As a user I would like to search for a given topic on all Stack Exchange sites. Now I have to choose the site and then input a search query. I would like to see the search results from all sites with ...