Questions tagged [android-app-widgets]

Refers to the Android widgets of the official Stack Exchange Android app.

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Old Stack Overflow icon is still using in the Android app reputation widget

In the Android app reputation widget, the old Stack Overflow icon is still using there. Can this to be replace with new Stack Overflow icon or the Meta Stack Exchange icon? Screenshot for reference:...
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Widget stuck on “Unable to load a hot question, check your internet connection” [duplicate]

The hot questions widget seems unable to load questions. This has been going on for the last one month, I have tried clearing app data, removing and reinstalling the app, removing and recreating the ...
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Widget - unable to load a hot question, check your internet connection

App Version: 1.0.89 Device Manufacturer: LGE Device Model: Nexus 5X OS Version: 7.1.2 (3769476) I have reinstalled the app, logged in again but the problem remains.
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Android widget stuck in “please login before using this widget” message

The Android widget on my Nexus 5 is always saying: please login before using this widget Here is a screenshot of this happening(sorry for the ugly style, I am not a great designer). I used blue ...
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Reputation widget crash [duplicate]

I have an issue with crashing reputation widget when it's added to the home screen. When I add it for the first time, it says "Please login before using this widget" (even though the app itself is ...
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Reputation widget failure on Android [duplicate]

The title says it all. When I try to place the reputation widget on my home screen, I get this: When I try again, I get this error, presumably because the Stack Exchange service has stopped. Is this ...
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The Android widget hasn't updated my reputation in a few days

Even though I open it and close it multiple times, I can see my old reputation. It seems that this bug has worsened with my latest software update. It used to happen before but it got fixed as soon ...
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Multiple HNQ widgets don't work simultaneously [duplicate]

Having two or more widgets, I am facing a problem where only the last updated instance of a widget is clickable. I can refresh any widget with the refresh button, not open SE app by tapping the ...
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Android hot network question widget goes to current question [duplicate]

If the Stack Exchange app is already running and displaying a question in the background, tapping the hot network question widget does not switch to the tapped question. Instead, the SE app will ...
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Why does the Stack Exchange hot question widget resize?

When using the Stack Exchange hot question widget, I noticed one thing. When the text covers only two lines, the widget is smaller than when the text has three or more lines (more than three gets ...
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Filtering sites on Android HNQ widget

I would appreciate some options to customize the Android widget a bit, especially filtering out specific networks. I really like that I'm getting interesting questions from networks I haven't been ...
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Question from HNQ widget on Android doesn't load, showing last viewed question instead

I have found myself in an uncomfortable situation after clicking the Hot Network Question widget. I click the widget, it opens Stack Exchange app and doesn't refresh. That causes me seeing the ...
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SE App reputation widget shows 1138 reputation

Today, I've put in my Android KitKat home screen the SE App widget (reputation panels). These reputation panels shows 1138 when the OS hasn't loaded yet. Also, the icons aren't shown correctly. Here'...
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Confusing message on “Hot questions” widget

I have the Stack Exchange "Hot Questions" widget that is part of the SE Android app on my phone's home screen. Today I had my phone in flight mode for a few hours, which made the following text ...
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What do the colours of android reputation widgets mean?

Just out of interest, what are the different background colours of the reputation widgets intended to signify? It's not a distinction between/of: graduated or not having an own domain or *....
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Changing what I see on the Hot Question Widget [duplicate]

I've just recently started using the 4x1 (Hot Question) widget for the Stack Exchange app. Is there a way to modify which site's questions are featured on the widget? I've noticed a lot of questions ...
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Rep widget seems to overwrite SE app's cache

I can live with a little cache lag. But this one is a little weird: I thought the widget was using the same data as the SE app... So the widget lags behind (I'm fine with that) and says I have 28,035 ...
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Hot Questions widget doesn't change question when refreshed; appears “hung” or “frozen”

Sometimes I find the Hot Questions widget appears hung, stuck or frozen. The Refresh button indicates that I have tapped on it by turning blue but the question doesn't change. So the widget UI itself ...
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Android app rep widgets: only last added is clickable [duplicate]

When I add multiple rep widgets, only last added is clickable (edx in my case, if I add another, edx become unclickable and the newly added is the only clickable rep widget). Is it a bug?
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Can't tap the Hot Questions widget on Android

I have 4 copies of the Hot Questions widgets. Sometimes, possibly after they reload on their own, I can only tap to open the last widget I added. If I tap on the question of any others nothing ...
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Another widget idea, like hot questions but for specific set of sites

The thing about the Hot questions widget is that it's a neat idea, and well executed. However, it shows questions from all around the network. And most of the time from topics I have no interest in. ...
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Hot questions widget - Refresh tap target too small [duplicate]

The Hot questions widget that comes with the Android app has a refresh button with a tap target that is too small. It's just a small square box as seen here: Note: The red/blue markings and pink ...
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Make more, larger versions of the android app widget

Love the questions widget, but could we have larger version, that shows more questions? I'd like a 4x4 one but I guess having several versions would make for more flexibility for others.
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Make the android questions widget handle my imprecise fingers

Love the new questions widget, but it looks like I have to be very precise when tapping to refresh the question. I have to hit the icon dead on; tapping above, below or to the right behaves as if i'd ...