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 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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Changing my name [duplicate]

I downloaded stack exchange app on my android and completed the login with google account but now my name is "user" followed by numbers. How can I change that to a name that I can specify.
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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

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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How about a Night/Dark mode? [duplicate]

That'd be great don't you think! Easy for the eyes!
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Area 51's name is broken in app [duplicate]

Small thing, but might be worth noting. I added Area 51 on my site list via the desktop site, but on my android app it shows up as Tapping the broken name crashes the SE app. I get that Area 51 isn't ...
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Tag selection clears SE site selection on Android app

Time and again I'll create a question on the Android app, only to find I'm asked which SE site... Despite already selecting this first. It seems like the tag selection goes right to site selection ...
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Can I use the Stack Exchange app to connect to our company's private Stack Overflow site?

We have our own instance of Stack Overflow web app which we access using https://stackoverflow.ourcompany.com. Can I configure the mobile app to connect to that?
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Searching deleted posts in the Android app [duplicate]

I would like to know how users with 1k reputation can search deleted posts. I don't think they will be searchable through the regular search icon at the top of the Android app, but I don't know.
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No way to unfavourite a question in the Android app

When I press the "favourite" button beneath a question in the Android app, there is no way to unfavourite it (from the app). I receive a success message, but when I click the button again, it just ...
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List of favorite questions in the Stack Exchange Android app [duplicate]

I have just installed the Stack Exchange app for Android. It looks pretty good so far. But what would be really great is possibility to bookmark questions for a later review. I noticed a "favorite" ...
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Android app notifications without Google Play services (GCM)

I'm using the Stack Exchange Android app, but it did not get any notification. The problem here is that I run Lineage OS and don't have any Google apps installed (including Play Store and the Play ...
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Font size selection on SE android app? [duplicate]

I apologize if this has been asked many times before but I just cannot find where to adjust the font size in the app (ver. 1.0.95). It would be very surprising if such feature were simply not ...
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Preview question is not working via the Stack Exchange Android app [closed]

When I tried to add a question on Android Enthusiasts via the Stack Exchange Android app, I clicked on the preview button to get the preview of question, but it showed nothing. Android version: 5.0.2
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Cannot add tags via the Stack Exchange Android app [closed]

When I try to add a question on the "Android Enthusiasts" site via the Stack Exchange Android app, it doesn't allow me to add any tags. There is a text field within which to add tags on the "Ask ...
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Android app doesn't explain why image upload fails [duplicate]

I've been trying to pay an image on a question which is a photo on my phone. I cropped it so it's small in size and pixels but it keeps failing and I'm not told why, I just get an error report. It ...
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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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