Questions tagged [android-app]

NOTE: THE APP IS NO LONGER SUPPORTED. 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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Which technology/framework was used to develop the Stack Exchange mobile app?

I am just curious to know - which technology/framework was used to develop the Stack Exchange mobile apps? Is it native Android and native iOS (Swift/Objective-C) or hybrid frameworks (React Native, ...
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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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Why did the Stack Exchange Android app disappear from the Play Store?

Stack Exchange developed 2 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 Overflow ...
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Scrolling bug in Android app

In the Android app the text of the answers become garbled if I scroll the screen when viewing a question. It is as if new text is being overwritten over the still existing old text. Other text, such ...
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Add ability to increase font size for android app [duplicate]

I have a hard time reading questions and answer on Stack Exchange sites sometimes. I hate having to bring my phone or laptop very close to my face to read things sometimes. I would love if there was ...
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Android App Text Encoding Bug (Unicode Symbols don't Display Properly) [duplicate]

Stack Exchange Android App Version 1.0.63 Samsung Galaxy S4 SPH-L7200T Android 5.0.1 Lollipop There is a pretty odd bug I noticed today with the Stack Exchange App: certain Unicode strings do not ...
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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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Error when commenting or answering on a site where you are not registered [closed]

When I try to answer a question on a site on which I don't have an account, it should be pointed out to me that I am currently not a member and it should bring me to a register page. At the moment, if ...
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Will Area 51 be supported in the app? [duplicate]

Will Area 51 be supported on the Android App in the future? I visit A51 rather frequently and I would like to see it in the App.
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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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Unable to delete own answer on Android app [duplicate]

I asked a question and accidentally did an answer instead of a comment on an existing answer. I do not get the option to delete that answer from the app. I can only flag it. App Version: 1.0.89 ...
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Use of ALL CAPS in Android app labels

Is it good netiquette/UX to ask the user to "ADD COMMENT" and "POST" now? I thought ALL CAPS was a thing of the past (using a typewriter with a stuck shift key was fun!) Android app 1.0.68. Relevant ...
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Display “My Sites” first in the Android app's site list

When I expand the "All Sites" option in the Android app it would be nice, I think, if it listed the sites I belong to first and then list the rest of the sites (maybe alphabetically or as it is now ...
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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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Android app crashes on tapping specific comment [closed]

Whenever I tap the first comment on this answer (by user221081) in an attempt to upvote it, the Android app crashes. I can reproduce this consistently; I've also sent a report. Nexus 5, Android 5.0.1 ...
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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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What is zaphod?

In the <head> of every question page there is a meta tag such as this: <meta name="twitter:app:url:iphone" content="se-zaphod://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/246034/is-the-loading-icon-...
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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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Improvements for the new add comment feature in the Android app

The new commenting feature (0.1.28) is pretty awesome. I've a couple issues though: It only works on answers, not on questions. When you tap the "add comment" button, the keyboard and the ...
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'Enter' is instantly submitting questions and answers on Android [duplicate]

How are you supposed to to start a new paragraph or line break on here using a basic keyboard? Or maybe I should ask "What's the preferred method?", as using the normal button (Enter) will post a ...
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Android app intermittently shows blank body in questions and answers (multiple sites)

Note: the bug has returned in version 1.0.89 in a somewhat different form. See: Blank questions and answers This possible bug report is similar to the bug in Answer has text now that was deemed not-...
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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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Make the mobile apps open source!

As the mobile apps aren't maintained anymore, and won't be in the future, many users are waiting for bug fixes or new form factors to be supported. If the SE development team is too busy with other ...
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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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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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“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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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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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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How to refresh page in the SE Android app?

I can not figure out how to refresh a page in my SE Android app, v1.0.89. I have Android version 7.0 on a OnePlus 3 smartphone. Researching this, I found many SE questions and answers talking about "...
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Make the submit question title field default to sentence casing in the android app

Very minor I know but when focusing on the title field of the submit a question screen the keyboard is lower case. I think it should default to sentence casing, which is what the body field does. I'...
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Ability to update profile from the Stack Exchange Android App

It would be nice to update the profile page from within the app. Perhaps not many people update their profiles more frequently, but when required to do so, I would prefer to do it from the app ...
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Username showing up like an anonymous user

I signed up a few days back all proper, verified and all, but my username still shows up as "user21414". Is this because I need a certain reputation?
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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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Are more mobile app review or moderation features coming? [duplicate]

This is a little bit of a double-question. Is the mobile app for Stack Exchange (in particular for iOS) still being developed? Is there any hope for adding in advanced features for the various review/...
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Allow us to vote to delete from the Android app

Currently, the only way to vote to delete (and undelete, since you can't see deleted posts) in the Android app is to open the post in a browser, and then vote to delete from there. Can we get delete ...
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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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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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Android app crashes when mod tries to delete comment of non-member user [duplicate]

If a moderator tries to delete a comment of a user that is not a member on the site (because the question was migrated) then the Android app crashes (app version 1.0.77). The bug can be reproduced ...
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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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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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Android app logout doesn't totally log out - still showing notifications

I have the SE android app installed on a Nexus 4 (kitkat). I then logged out of the app on the phone. When I open the app, it (correctly) shows me the Log In options. However, yesterday I received an ...
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Let us choose a different theme for the Android app

Please provide a setting to select themes and an option for a white-text-over-dark-background (e.g. twilight, monokai) theme for the Android app. This would make reading the posts much easier on the ...
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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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