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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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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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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Add review queues to Android app

I know there are some similar posts on adding review queues to the mobile web page. However, this is regarding the Stack Exchange Android app. I really would like to review posts and edits from the ...
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Allow us to vote to reopen from the Android app

Currently, the only way to vote to reopen in the Android app is to open the post in a browser, and then vote to reopen from there. Can we get reopen vote functionality within the app? Related: Allow ...
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Don't show ignored tags in the android app feed

I have a few tags set to ignore on various sites on the network. I think the android app should filter these out of the hot & unanswered etc questions that show up on the feed. If not removed ...
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Please display additional user information on the Android app user profile

When I'm viewing a user profile, it's more often than not to gauge this user within the community. How long they have been a member, how active they have been, when was their last activity and of ...
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“Does Gilles have his own Meta site?” or “A bug in the Android app”

While looking through a few things on the Android app, I looked at Gilles' profile page. When I was done there, I clicked on the nifty MSE symbol in the left bar to navigate to MSE, and found a Stack ...
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Easier mechanism to display MathJax in comments

Prelude I am currently aware of the reason behind why the Android App does not allow rendering of MathJax in comments via with no explanation to indicate otherwise. This issue is a technical one that ...
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Moderator tools for Stack Exchange app

I would love to have the review and moderator tools from the website inside the app so that we can review low quality posts, edits and delete requests while we are having some free time when commuting ...
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Stack Exchange app crashes on questions with too many answers

When opening Sandbox for Proposed Challenges with the Stack Exchange app, it crashes. This is probably due to the sheer amount of answers to that question (~1.4k visible ones). Phone: Samsung Galaxy ...
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Offline features in Stack Exchange App

It's not a given that we're always connected to the internet, so why not include some offline features in the Stack Exchange App? Something similar to Gmail app like Currently the favorite questions ...
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How did I manage to up-vote this question?

I was looking through the hot questions on the Android app and came across something rather odd. Apparently, I up-voted this question, however... I'm not actually part of the site which is correct. ...
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Please don't show updates from sites in another language in the app feed

Related to How can I prevent the app from showing "interesting" questions from sites I don't care about? Now that Stack Overflow is being rolled out in other languages, would it be ...
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The Android app does not have obvious access to the help center

I just had that rare case of a newbie who barges in with off-topic content, it gets closed, and instead of starting to spew invective, politely asks "what are the rules". Currently, his or her ...
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Favorite tags selection in navigation bar & feed for android app

When using the web interface, there is a favorite tags section where you can select a list of tags that you view most frequently. This has become a cornerstone of my normal workflow on stack overflow,...
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Please can we have mod functionality added to the android/ios mobile apps or the mobile browser

Some of my moderating can be done on a desktop, which is grand, as the browser version of Stack Exchange has all the functionality I could need, but I also moderate from an iPad or android tablet and ...
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Please support Furigana in mobile app

Japanese has Furigana. Furigana is how to read. Example: [日本人]{にほんじん} Result: (日本人 → Japanese) See also:How should I format my questions on Japanese Language SE? but Furigana does not support ...
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Blog posts use the wrong icon in the feed on the mobile apps (both Android and iOS)

Today in the feed on the Android Stack Exchange app there is a Stack Overflow blog post. This post had the site icon next to it for Tridion rather than the proper site logo (Meta). Stack Exchange ...
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Remove accidental comment upvote

Since cancelling upvotes on comments was implemented on the website, I think it should be default on the mobile application too. I used the mobile app for the first time ever to reply to a comment, ...
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Stop calling me, Stack Exchange, I need my space! (aka let me change the vibrate on the Android app)

Background The current Android app gives notifications in the form of a customisable sound and a non-customisable vibration. The current vibration is exactly the same as the phone call notification1 ...
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Please add confirmation before placing flag/close vote from the Android App

I have selected the wrong close reason on the Android app a few times already. You know how easy it is to tap on the wrong place of a touch screen. What I request here is to slightly change the ...
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Can we get a clearer title for the “do not discard” comment button?

I was using the Android app earlier, and decided not to post a comment after beginning. When I cancelled, I was mildly confused by the choice I was offered: "Nevermind," to me, could also mean "never ...
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Application say I'm not member of site

Application declined me from voting and participating in site. It claims I'm not a member although I can vote on the web and it properly display my votes. It also incorrectly displays one site ...
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Add round icon for Pixel devices

Android 7.1 added support for round icons, which are used on the new Pixel devices. It would be nice to see the Stack Exchange app include a round icon so that it aligns with the included apps, which ...
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Why does the Stack Exchange app need permission to send MMS?

Why does the Stack Exchange app need the permission 'send MMS'? I do not see why it would be needed. SE App Version: 1.0.85 OS: Android / ArchOS
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Android app 1.0.77 has a multi-view transparency bug on tablet

This is only for the Android tablet with App version 1.0.77. I couldn't reproduce that on the smartphone. The App starts on the Feed page. Use the icons on the left in the following order: Site 1 ...
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Going back twice required to return to search results in the tags view

This looks a little bit like a variation on The Android app Back button does not return me to my search results but specific to the tags view. Reproduction (app version 1.0.71): Select any site (say ...
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Allow user to show / hide sites in the android app Feed

I am a registered user in ServerFault, SuperUser and several other sites, only because I had to ask 1 or 2 questions. In general, I have no interests in these sites, so I don't want to see them on my ...
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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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Comment posting issue

There's a bug in the Android app where a comment can be typed in but not posted, meaning the post button does nothing and I have to back out of the question and go back in to post the comment. This ...
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Open beta testing of the Stack Exchange Android app

As you may or may not be aware, we've done continuous testing of our Android App since before the initial launch. As of around five seconds ago, thanks to new Google Play tools, we are starting open ...
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Customize feed on stack exchange android app

I happily enjoys Stack exchange android app. I am really having a good experience browsing through various sections . However, the questions that appear on first page when I open the app seems to be ...
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Improve responsiveness & information of Stack Exchange app when there's a problem with the connection to the server

On May 17, around 12pm UTC, the Stack Exchange app for Android couldn't load anything (the feed, questions, notifications). Perhaps it's related to SE data center's switching IP affecting SE API, I ...
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How to sync answer/question draft between the mobile app and the web site?

Sometimes I find myself start writing a question, or start answering a question, in the mobile app and there are times where I then reach my computer or find out I need to be more comfortable when ...
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Android app chokes on per-site meta profiles

Steps to reproduce: Go to a per-site meta. Find any post. Touch the user that posted it. See something like this (click to enlarge): As you can see, it says "Stack Overflow" as the site, and ...
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Optional Android notifications for reputation changes

I would like to get a notification if my reputation count has changed. I think there is already some internal API for that. (I can see that changes in the menu bar in the top). I'm sure that some ...
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Let me know in advance that I can't suggest an edit on a specific answer in the app

When viewing an answer that already has a suggested edit on it, I get the option to edit it via the app. After typing bunch of text and submitting, I get a message saying that I can't suggest edits, ...
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Can't see the vote count of a post in a private beta site

I currently have the privilege of viewing up votes and down votes on both Stack Overflow and Portuguese Stack Exchange. However, I cannot view these votes specifically on PT.SE posts from the Android ...
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Update the Android app to hide questions under ignored tags (when I have that setting enabled)

On Board & Card Games, this is my tag blacklist: Note well that I have them set to hidden, because I would prefer not to see questions on this topic. Bridge players, don't take offence —...
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Remove notification of new privileges for mods

I'm a mod on freelancing.se, and I get notifications in my feed that I'm close to unlocking a new privilege on my site. I'd like to recommend it doesn't show that in the feed, since clicking it does ...
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Colour status-completed, status-declined… and discussion, support… tags differently on the android app

In the website some Meta tags are coloured differently. I think this should be replicated on the android app. Thinking about it I think the required meta tags, feature-request, support, discussion ...
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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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Can the Android app please give a more concise error when an image is too large to upload?

The Android app simply reports something "went wrong" when trying to upload an image that is too large (>2 MB). I didn't realize there was anything wrong with my image until I happened to notice ...
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Search inside a post on SE Android app

A question has a half dozen answers, and I lack time to read them all in detail. On desktop, I typically cope with this by pressing Ctrl+F to find a particular word in the page. In Chrome for Android, ...
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Display privileges and levels on Android app

On the current Android App I get notification that new privileges are approaching, but I don't get to view the privileges within the app, nor get to see the privileges ladder. Could both of these be ...
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Show “This question has been deleted” in the app while writing new answer

Would it be possible in the android app for the user responding to a question to be notified if the OP decides to delete the question? I just spent 15 minutes typing an answer on Math.SE (involving ...
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Comment date stamp does not update when page is refreshed

I had a question open in the Android app (version 1.0.66) and then returned to the app hours later. I pulled down to refresh the page and saw a new comment appear, but the old comment still says it ...
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Two load icons simultaneously appearing in Android app

This link confirms that the Android app is using two different loaders since last year, but just today I've noted that, at the questions page, it is using them simultaneously. I've never noted this, ...
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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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Add Area 51 Meta to the app

I came across something rather interesting today. I was browsing Area 51 on Chrome when I happened to click on a discussion. To this, I was greeted with a prompt asking: As Area 51 is not supported, ...

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