Questions tagged [android-app]

NOTE: the app development is frozen. No more features will be added or bugs fixed. 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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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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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 ...
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Blank screen when opening topics

I'm not sure how long ago it started, but currently the app doesn't show me any topic I'm trying to open. Only a blank screen is visible. I tried logging in/logging out, reinstalling the app, and ...
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Posting/editing subject to unpredictable lag

I've noticed recently (in the past few days), there's occasionally a confusing lag when posting comments in the Android app. I haven't updated the app in forever though, so I don't think it's the app ...
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Feature Request: Bookmark / Follow a question [duplicate]

I want to follow a question (with a bookmark of some sort), but there doesn't appear to be any way to do so in the Android app. There is a favourite button, but once you add a question as a favourite ...
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The Stack Exchange Android app is very slow in China

The Stack Exchange sites are not blocked in China. The loading speed of the website is Okay. But the Stack Exchange Android app is very slow, even though connected through VPN. Why is that?
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Inconsistent behavior between desktop site and android app regarding comments on deleted posts

Earlier today, a diamond mod deleted (an already closed) question I had on MSO. He also left a comment explaining the rationale behind the deletion and encouraged me to flag the post for his attention ...
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Add option to delete messages in the mobile app [duplicate]

Add option to delete messages in the mobile app. I often use a mobile Stack Exchange app on Android, but when there is a need to delete your question or answer, I can't do it. You have to go to the ...
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@Replying to non-alphanumeric usernames

The background to my question about comment replies has several parts, but I essentially have a single question. When using StackExchange on my mobile, it does not provide me with autocomplete when I ...
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Does the “unanswered” category work? [duplicate]

There are often questions marked as "unanswered" that have already many answers. Does this feature not work, or do "answered" questions have to have an accepted answer?
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Android app hangs on getting post preview

I've just tried to post a report about imposibility to see the inbox messages via Android app, but actually I'm unable to do more actions. In partucular: load an inbox page upload an image to the ...
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Back to Questions when clicking physical back key (mobile app) [duplicate]

I'm not sure if there's a better place to ask this, but; When viewing a question on the mobile Stack Overflow app, clicking the physical back key returns you to the tags menu. Should this not take ...
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“open in browser” redirects to SE app [duplicate]

When I click on the "open in browser" option, the question is just reloaded in a new site of the SE app. Where can you change the settings for this option (choose the application it is opened with). ...
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Cancelling flags doesn't work from the Android app

In this question, the feature of canceling flags is explained. But I don't find a retract flag button after flagging a question or answer. As I'm using the Android app, I'm wondering if this is only ...
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Why does the “meta” option of one of the sites I am member of not appear in the Stack Exchange app? [closed]

I am currently a member of six Stack Exchange sites, namely Stack Overflow, Super User, Information Security, Unix and Linux, Cryptography, Android Enthusiasts. And I have the privilege to ...
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Search tag is not good system [closed]

When I first opened the app I could write my own tag but after while only search tag was available. It was annoying as I couldn't add new tag.
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Clicking on a comment in your feed which has been moved to chat

... fails to load question at all. (Error msg box.) App Version: 1.0.95 Device Manufacturer: samsung Device Model: SM-N950U1 OS Version: 8.0.0 (N950U1UES4CRE1)
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Mobile: Edits sometimes send you to “glitch screen” after submission

I recently suggested an edit to one of my question's answers, because it needed reworded better. However, after submitting it, instead of getting a "Your edit was just suggested" toast notification, I ...
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Order of Stack Exchange sites [duplicate]

I wondered whether there is a order in the list of Stack Exchange sites in the Android application, as Stack Overflow and Super User, the biggest sites (I think so) are on number 1 and 3. So if there ...
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Can't load user profile from Internet chatroom on mobile

When I touch usernames in chat on mobile web it brings up the SE app and then leaves me with a blank white page. When touching other links the app opens and then loads the appropriate page. When ...
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In-app chat would be nice [duplicate]

I'm open to pitching in with the code. The seams between chat and main are bothersome to me.
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“# questions with new activity” banner. Inconsistent; seems like a bug

I was on the app, and again, I saw a banner accross the top with a refresh button: The weird things are: I had only been on this page for a second. It's seems extraordinarily unlikely within that ...
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Error loading feed

Similarly to this issue The app keeps failing to load the feed and I have been receiving this message: This isn't limited to this device, it started happening a lot of time ago on my Nexus 5 ...
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Second row of tags is not visible while editing post via Android app

When the total length of tags exceeds screen width, the tag's tail becomes invisible while editing the question via Android app: As you can see the top row of tags also is sligtly obscured. App ...
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Android app bug: A Spanish question shows up on my feed

I don't speak Spanish, therefore I shouldn't see non-English questions unless I explicitly chose to. A question from es.SO shows up on my feed, the third one in the image below. There should be a ...
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Android app bug: A deleted answer shows up on feed

Someone answered my question, about Manjaro on Unix.SE, I reported his answer as "not an answer". The answer was deleted. it still shows in the feed. And when I click on it, my question shows up and ...
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Mobile: Red banner reading option_id appears when flagging too fast

I recently started using Stack Exchange on mobile, and found two questions really close to each other that needed flagged (unclear what you're asking and looking for software recommendations). When I ...
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I don't get notification for achievements in the Stack Exchange Android app [duplicate]

I don't find a notification when I somehow earn or lost reputation points. But, in the web version I get notified by +2 or +10. App version: 1.0.95 Device manufacturer: Symphony Device model: V75 OS ...
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How do I get back my upvote for a comment I made though SE Android App? [duplicate]

I made an upvote for a comment that pointed me through the Stack Exchange Android app. Later I thought of getting back my upvote and I tried to do that, but that option (upmark) is not available. ...
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Display Username bug [duplicate]

I've a weird bug with my username on stack exchange and overflow. When I post a comment or replay a question my user isn't DataHearth but : a25bedc5-3d09-41b8-82fb-ea6c353d75ae There's a screenshot ...
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Deleting my own answers or questions in mobile app [duplicate]

Although I am not asking to be able to vote for other's posts to be deleted, this question is related to this answer. NOTE - Answer, not question, so it is not an "exact duplicate of this question". ...
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Formatting questions and answers in the Stack Exchange Android application? [duplicate]

I don't seem to find any tools in the mobile app while writing answers and questions; I only see them in the browser view. Are there no tools in the Android app, or do I just overlook them?
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Incomplete rendering of code blocks in Android app [duplicate]

I'm running the Stack Exchange app v1.0.95 on a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge running Android v7.0. Over the last few days, I'm noticing that the app doesn't fully render code blocks anymore. It renders ...
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Android app “Unknown error” when uploading photo

Spent a half hour on this. Android 5.1.1 latest version SE app (Play Store won't let me update so latest). Tried to upload photo into an answer. "Something went wrong". Did tricks to reduce photo ...
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API / App having issues

I'm getting connection issues in the app. Half the time I try to view a question or post something, it either times out, or gives me a "make sure you're connected to the internet" error. It's highly ...
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Is there any help section available to understand how to type multi word tags in SE Android App?

When I tried to type SQL Server tag in Stack Overflow section of Stack Exchange Android App, I didn't find expected result. I mean different versions of SQL Server and the questions tagged with SQL ...
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The flag “in need of moderator intervention” is sometimes the only option in the Android app

The flag "in need of moderator intervention" is sometimes the only option in the Android. Example below, flagging the (now deleted) answer: https://superuser.com/a/1305357/116475 Typically there ...
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Why is MathJax disabled by design in comnents on Android?

This answer states that MathJax in comments on Android is disabled by design: https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/251465/177540 To me, "by design" means how you'd like it to work (i.e without bugs). The ...

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