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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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The state of the iOS and Android apps are an embarrassment to the Stack Overflow company [on hold]

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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Android App and the site on Android web browsers for stack exchange is missing features [closed]

The android app for android is missing some features such as the ability to see how many views a question has or how many helpful flags you raised. Please make such features available for the android ...
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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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Unable to login in Android app via Google [duplicate]

I can't login in SE Android app using my Google account.
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Login problem from Android app - using Google [duplicate]

When I try to log in using my Google account, it does not and it displays this error:
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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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1answer
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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 ...
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App isn't loading recent activity

In the Android App, the profile screen (reached by the hamburger button -> profile name) isn't loading recent activity. Usually it loads recent comments/posts under "Your recent activity", but ...
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Why -10 achievement on “User was removed”? [duplicate]

In the mobile app (Android), I see several negative achievement entries with "User was removed" as text, but no further explanation. What do these mean?
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Is there any option to see the list of my questions in the Stack Exchange mobile app?

In the desktop version, we can see our list of questions for a particular site. I tried to watch all my questions on the mobile app but didn't find any way. Is there any way to see all my questions ...
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How to view E-Mail Address in App? [duplicate]

I think I created my account with Google, but if I try to log in with it, it say's the account is not created? At least I'm logged in in the App.
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Make the mobile apps open source!

Since the apps aren't maintained any more, and probably won't in the near future, many users are waiting for bug fixes or new form factors to be supported. If the SE development team is too busy with ...
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1answer
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“This suggested edit changes too much”

When trying to create & preview this edit to this answer in the Android app (I successfully did it from my computer), I got this error message instead of the preview: Please fix the following: ...
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Low download speed bug

Whenever I use a 4G Internet connection and try to load a question or refresh my reputation or comments, when the dock bar on the right side of the screen appears, the download speed drops to almost ...
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1answer
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“My Profile” Page For Site App

Android app has no view per site profile page. I have both an iPhone and Android phone which I use both semi regularly. I have noticed one specific feature per site "My Profile" pages doesn't exist ...
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Searchbox for Stack Exchange in Android mobile app [duplicate]

In the desktop view I can do a search in Stack Exchange and it will list out all the various sites where it can find out the term whether it may be Stack Overflow, Linux and Unix, Cryptography etc. ...
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Feed refreshes on every “scroll”

The feed does an update for every scroll, up or down. It's like the logic for pull-to-refresh is fired constantly. App Version: 1.0.95 Device Manufacturer: samsung Device Model: SM-G930F OS Version:...
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Filter feed by site [duplicate]

It would be nice if I could filter my feed according to the sites I'm interested in. I can select what site to look at. I can select a list of sites to be included in the menu. But the feed continues ...
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Unabandon the Stack Exchange Android app

The Android app Stack Exchange is really useful, but it needs some changes, for instance the ability to delete posts. It really needs to be unabandoned!
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How do I find help in the Android app?

How do I find the help page from the stack exchange app? Mind, the mobile app. Not the browser version. The only way I've accessed it so far is clicking on links put in the comments for other new ...
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1answer
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What happened to Stack Overflow Android app?

I had Stack Overflow app on my phone. When I got my new phone, Stack Overflow Android app wasn't transferred because it wasn't in Play Store. When I search "StackOverflow Android app" on Google, it ...
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Notifications not working in Android app [duplicate]

I'm not entirely sure this is the right place, but here goes. On an Android One device (Xiaomi Mi A1) with Android 8.1 I do not receive notifications. They are enabled in app settings, in system as ...
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Stop missing upvotes by adding QR codes which can be scanned by the app

I often use Stack Exchange without having signed in on it (thru my company's office for example). I often cannot upvote a good question, because I'm not logged or the proxy won't allow me to log. I ...
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Add “My questions” and “My answers” menus to the Android app

If the Android app had something like "My questions" or "My answers" menus, it would be easier to revise my questions/answers.
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1answer
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Can't log out fully

I used my Google account to initially log in but that is my wrong account. I wanted to log in with my other account but the app always automatically logs me back in with my Google account when I ...
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Not receiving notifications on my new phone from android app

I have app version 1.0.95 beta and android os 8.0.0. My new phone is Samsung galaxy note 8, and the stack exchange app was installed automatically when I set the phone up (it's a warranty replacement)....
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Option to start Android app on a particular site instead of the network feed

When you start the Android Stack Exchange app, it opens up to a general network-wide question feed. If I'm using a web browser, I don't start on the Stack Exchange home — I start on my top site ...
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How to see featured questions in the Stack Overflow app [duplicate]

How can you see featured questions, i.e., questions with bounties, in the Stack Overflow Android app?
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Margins on “Feed” screen way too large [duplicate]

I recently opened the SE Android app on my phone, and it opened to the "Feed" screen. However, the margins on the right are way too large. They take up way too much space (>50% in total). They ...
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Subscribe to tags via app

I could not see any easy way to subscribe to tags in a group. I tried long-pressing the tag but nothing appears. Any ideas?
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No way to know that a question is protected in the Android app

I'm trying to answer a question via the Android app, but I can't seem to find an answer button or instructions / reasons for why there isn't one. I see the question and its existing answers, but ...
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How to create a new tag on the Stack Exchange app? [duplicate]

I know how to create a new tag on the SE website, if I have enough reputation. But yesterday, I asked a question through Stack Exchange android app. I needed two tags for my question. One was ...
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Posting a question automatically made me join a SE site

I just posted a question on a site I wasn't a member of. Apparently it automatically joined me to that site, and I got the association bonus right away, so I know I wasn't a member of that site before....
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Android app not updating content

I used the Android app to edit an answer that I had previously posted on Stack Overflow for this question. But the app is not displaying the updated content, even though I can see it OK on the Stack ...