Questions tagged [android-app]

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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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Possible Error In the Feeds Header

I am on Android While browsing the Stacks Exchange(app is the latest version) Data Science using my smartphone, Feeds section, Just switch the Questions to Users And then Revert back using the ...
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Crash on SE Android app when applying blockquote to a text selection

Whenever I select the text on the image below and try to quote it I get a crash: Any idea why?
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SE app doesn't support “refresh” for “hot questions” page

Simple request - on the SE app, most pages refresh if pulled down. But "hot questions" doesn't have this action - you have to go back to your feed, pull that down to refresh it, and then click "hot ...
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How can I find out what email I used to sign up using the Android app?

EDIT: I tried logging the exact same way, except from Electrical Engineering (the first community I joined), and this time it worked. I though where you tried to log in had no impact on your Stack ...
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Editing my name [duplicate]

I think SE should permit us to select different names for different websites. Also I can't seem to edit my name and status. Is there an option for editing these?
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Stop advertising the SE app on the mobile site

If I visit any SE site on my phone, I get the following banner on questions encouraging me to download the app: It is possible to dismiss this banner, but you have to do this for every single site ...
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SE Android app crashes on opening when logged in

If it's already logged in, the Android app v1.0.95 crashes every time I open it. I can launch the app after using Settings to delete all of its data, but then it crashes when I log in. This is on ...
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Whitespace on tablet [duplicate]

Just installed the Stackexchange app (v 1.0.95) on a Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, and the Feed screen looks like it's got way too much whitespace. I checked in landscape view also, and it's the same. Is ...
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Unable to suggest edit, why?

I just answered this question back on Board and Card Games. I saw that the post could use some love, and proceeded to suggest an edit (still don't have edit privileges on that site). However I was ...
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Why does sg-links force me to choose the Android app twice?

In recent months, tapping on a link in a Stack Exchange email to get to a question has started going through a third-party service, "sg-links". On Android (Android 4.4, KitKat) this pops up the app ...
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Somebody commented or answered and I was notified but I don't see it

I asked a question on the Physical Fitness SE about integrating bodyweight exercises with 5K training and I also installed the Stack Exchange app on my phone. I saw a notification on my phone that ...
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Renamed sites confuse (and crash) app [duplicate]

On my device (running Stack Exchange Android app v1.0.95), the Stack Exchange sites sidebar lists "Unknown Site cogsci" with the default Stack Exchange icon. (Sorry, no freehand circle to highlight ...
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When I try to ask a question, the submit button freezes

I was trying to ask a question about photo-electric effect on the Physics.SE (one of the choices mentioned in the list of sites). I tried multiple times, but the submit button didn't work. The preview ...
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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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Is SE Android app Beta over?

What is the current status of SE Android App Beta? Is it still active?
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Posts refuse to load after backgrounding on LG V30

I just got an LG V30 and noticed an unfortunate bug that didn't affect my Note 4. If you Open the app Background the app / Switch to a different app Sleep the phone Wake the phone Bring the app back ...
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Meta names differently in hamburger menu on app and web

Here is a view of my hamburger menu on the web (Meta.SE is identified as "Meta Stack Exchange"): Here is a view of my hamburger menu on the (Android) app (Meta.SE is identified as "Meta"): There ...
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Open user profile from meta sites shows wrong title [duplicate]

If you open a user profile from any post on meta sites (not MSE) via Android app, the title, site icon, about section and badges will be from the user's most popular site, but the list of the post ...
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“Thanks for the feedback” notification persists for less than four seconds

I downvoted an answer in the Stack Exchange Android app and I got a notification at the top of the app saying Thanks for the feedback! Votes cast by those with less than 125 reputation are ...
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Where are the questions I favorite? [duplicate]

I'm using the Android App to access Stack Exchange and I have no idea where can I see questions I favorited by starring them⭐
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How do I change my username in the Stack Exchange app? [duplicate]

I have the stack Exchange app on my phone, but I can't seem to find out how to change my username. It's the Stack Exchange Android app version 1.0.95.
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Setting to which questions you want to see in app

It would be nice to define which questions you want to see. Like by tags or something. Now when I go to the questions of a site, I've to do a search everytime. E.g. [php]
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Preview image before upload. Using the app

I'm new to SE, but it already happened to me. I tried uploading a screenshot to my answer, and i by mistake selected the wrong picture. It wasn't private enough for me to make a big deal about. But I'...
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How to change username and profile pic on Stack Exchange [duplicate]

I don't get any option in settings or elsewhere so I can change my profile pic and username. Why?
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'Open in browser' redirects me back to the app [duplicate]

I'm using the SE app on an Android phone (Galaxy S5 OS 6.0). When I try the option to view a question in a browser, it simply opens the same question in the app. It doesn't even try opening the ...
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Uploading gif from the app converts it into static jpeg

Trying to upload animated gif image from the app (both iOS and Android are affected) converts it into static jpeg image. No notice was made. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: Unknown (iPad7,3) OS Version: ...
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“Select a site to pin” doesn't work for second tap in the Android app

"Edit site" page contains a "Select a site to pin" combobox with dropdown list of sites. Tapping on this combo for the second time doesn't open dropdown. Taping on the arrow (right hand side) works ...
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Can't flag comment [duplicate]

This comment cannot be flagged, even when the other can. App Version: 1.0.95 Device Manufacturer: Sony Device Model: E2312 OS Version: 6.0.1 (4059386522)
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Comments not rendering MathJax by default in the Android app

Unlike the web version, the comments section in the Android app doesn't render MathJax by default. Though there is a 'Render MathJax' menu option for comments (need to selected each time), it would be ...
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Undisplayed characters on title on Android app

This question on Math.SE has a title: Prove that the particular function $𝑥^3 +𝑒^𝑥$, is continuous at 𝑥 = −1. and some of the characters are not displayed properly. App Version: 1.0.95 Device ...
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Review queues in Android application [duplicate]

Is there a way to get access to the 'Review Queues' feature of Stack Overflow from the Stack Exchange application for Android phones?
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Mathematical operations are not shown correctly in the Stack Exchange Android app

In the Stack Exchange Android app, mathematical operations are not shown correctly. They are shown in some coded words. To read the questions or answers with use of such operations, I have to ...
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Black square when viewing LaTeX

For a while, I have had this problem that whenever I am trying to view a question on math stackexchange that involves LaTeX, after a second or two the whole text gets covered in black like this: The ...
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Allow seeing deleted questions in app [duplicate]

I just passed the 10k threshold on SO. Unfortunately though, I can't view deleted questions in the app! I get the standard "... this question make have been deleted" popup. Even if it's not ...
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Differentiating between the question editor or answerer in the Android app

I am new to Stack Exchange and I just wanted to thank the person who answered my question, but I am confused. Is the name (in the red-marked region) written below an answer the person who edited the ...
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Stack Exchange Android app visually stuck on the achivements page

Stack Exchange Android app has been visually stucked on the achievements page: "Main menu", "Inbox" and "Ask a new question" still working but central widget shows the Achivements page. Looks ...
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Double dialog boxes visible [duplicate]

I am not sure if this issue has been reported or not. However when I filter the questions from right side filter menu like votes etc, I can see two dialogs. App Version: 1.0.95 Device Manufacturer: ...
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HNQ feed refreshes too easily by pull down, while actually sweeping left and right on Android app for tablet

I'm using the SE app on Android and I like to browse through the hot network question feed on the top by swiping the questions to the left. While swiping it happens far too often, that I pull down ...
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Can't see post votes by long tap in the Android app

I can't see post votes by long tap on score on MSE via Android app. This is happened after my account was suspended. On other sites this ability works as always. App Version: 1.0.95 Device ...
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“Ask on which site” list does not include sites I've added to “Your Sites” list

I added about 10 sites to "Your Sites" list of the app. However, when asking a question, the "Ask on which site" box only offers three sites to choose from. Why is this happening?
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Unable to login to Stack Overflow app with Facebook login [closed]

I am solely registered via Facebook and I am trying to login to the Stack Overflow app but the option to login to Facebook does not appear: My problem is almost identical to that posted here: ...
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Unable to view badge achievement within the app

I was just awarded a badge, proceeded to click it on the achievements section, and selected the option to open within the app: But it did not display the outcome within the app, and ...
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How do I change my username? [duplicate]

I have been actively using Stack Exchange app for some days now. In my account page, in the place of userID, it says user470992. How can I change it to something of my choice. I am using the app in ...
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Remove the formatting in the comment edit box in the Android program

In the Android program, if one copypastes some formatted text into the comment edit box, the formatting stays (see example below). It would be preferable to remove the formatting. In the example ...
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New “Questions with new activity” banner seems buggy

(It's not showing up now. Were you guys testing something on your end?) For the first time today, I saw a blue banner across the top of the question feed that said "2 questions with new activity" (...
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Cannot log in with Facebook: Samsung S8

I keep getting a 'no email' error when trying to login with Facebook. This account I had to create with my Google account but I do not want to lose my reputation from the account I generated with my ...
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Add an icon to the achievement list when new privilege has earned in apps [duplicate]

Achievements list doesn't contain an icon for new privilege for both iOS and Android apps: Web contains an icon either: Is it possible to add same icon as in web?

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