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Some JavaScript seems to not work: Can't ask questions and new editor not loading

I'm trying to ask questions (which uses the old editor), but pressing the "review your question" button does nothing. Checking "Answer your own question" does nothing (except make ...
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iPhone push notifications

What are the current methods to get push notifications on the iPhone? I am looking for something that would display a badge or a banner on the iPhone when someone posts an answer to my question or a ...
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Word is placed on a new line even if there's enough space on the old line

Is it expected behavior that words automatically moved to the next line even when there's enough space on the old line? See animation below for clarification (no "return" key pressed during ...
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Unable to view Recent changes post in new tab on iOS Firefox

As of right now, I am unable to view Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange in a new tab. This is on Firefox on iOS 16.6.1 on an iPhone 12 Mini. Hovering over the link gives me a correctly rendered ...
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Notifications don’t disappear after clicking on them when using Chrome on iPhone [duplicate]

Notifications don’t disappear after clicking on them when using Chrome on iPhone. Example: I use an iPhone 12 mini with iOS 15. I don't have this issue with Chrome on Windows.
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I keep getting the privacy pop-up windows when browsing SE on iOS

I keep getting the privacy pop-up windows when browsing SE with Chrome on my iPhone (iOS 15): I don't think that's intended, so I'm tagging that as a bug. Feel free to retag as support if I missed ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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The visual hint for a vote is less visible than for a retracted vote on Chrome for iOS

Problem: The visual hint for a vote is less visible than for a retracted vote on Chrome for iOS. I sometimes have to revote and reretract to understand whether I did what I want (voted or retracted). ...
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Why does long tapping a link appear to upvote the question?

On this question (please don't cast test votes on it), I used a long tap (approximately where the red is) to see where the link led. However, it caused the upvote button to become highlighted, as if I ...
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Inbox font size changes after rotating (back) [duplicate]

When the notification inbox dialog is open on an iPhone in portrait mode, and rotating it to landscape and then back, the font size changes. See the following screenshots: Initial (portrait): After ...
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No tooltip or any other info why the bounty is not awardable for immature bounty on iPad

Before the bounty gets mature (allowed to award) on desktop browser or even on Android I can see the tooltip: Android 13 Chrome (touch screen) after tapping on the icon: But I can't see any tooltip ...
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Tapping on the message from inbox doesn’t mark it read anymore

Tapping on the message from inbox doesn’t mark it read anymore. Is it desired behavior? As far as I remember before inbox renewal, tapping on the item led to mark that item read (simultaneously with ...
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Review queues on iOS allow selecting inactive option 'Pending edit'

Normally, in the First/Late Questions/Answers review queues, when there is a pending edit to the post, the 'Edit' option is replaced with 'Pending edit' which can't be selected: However, in Safari on ...
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"Review your question" button not working on iOS 15

For the past few days I have been unable to submit questions from the SE mobile site on an iPhone 7 running iOS 15.6.1. I can write the question title and body without issue, but nothing happens when ...
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Can't use Stacks editor for long posts on iOS because the cursor disappears

When I try to edit text towards the end of a long post (or sometimes middle, for very long posts), my cursor disappears. Where exactly this happens seems to depend on where the scroll bar is. I can't ...
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Text overlap in new-questions email messages in iOS Mail when accessibility larger-text setting turned on [duplicate]

Email messages from StackExchange announcing new questions in a feed are formatted incompatibly with the iOS accessibility setting “Larger Text”. Other senders’ messages’ text is enlarged, and inter-...
Jonathan Pool's user avatar
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Scores of deleted comments appear partially outside background area on iOS

Moderators have a button which allows them to view deleted comments underneath a post. In Safari on iOS (both iPad and iPhone), scores of these comments appear partially outside the red background ...
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Cannot "read further comments " or add comments [duplicate]

For a week now I cannot add comments, or use the blue "view more comments" or flag questions. How to fix this? A week ago when travelling I had the captcha option happen on all my comments ...
Polypipe Wrangler's user avatar
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Why do I have to cherry-pick when performing reviews in iOS?

Starting about 2 days ago, something seems terribly wrong with the various review screens. And this for any SE site, using an iOS device (running 9.3.5), and browser either Safari or Dolphin. No idea ...
Pierre.Vriens's user avatar
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What happened to the voting buttons?

Starting from yesterday, the up-/downvote buttons seem to have moved from the left of a post towards above (in the middle) of the bodies of all questions and answers. Here is a screenprint of a sample ...
Pierre.Vriens's user avatar
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Not enough right margin for the tags on tag pages (on iPadOS)

I’ve marked only the most obvious situations on the picture: As you can see the rectangular background part of tags is too small for tag name. Tested on iPadOS 13.2.2 in Chrome browser
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Tab design is broken on profile page on iPadOS

I’ve been using SE sites for a long time from my iPad on Chrome (or Safari, since mobile Chrome is no longer supported officially), and recently I noticed that the tab design on the profile page ...
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Search bar’s tooltip popup hasn’t closing on tapping on many areas

When the top bar tooltip for the search is visible tapping anywhere on marked with FHRC areas doesn’t close the tooltip (FHBC) on my iPad:
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App lists cut off on Stack Apps on mobile with desktop view

I am on iOS Safari and I can’t horizontally scroll and see everything on Stack Apps: As you can see, this means that I can only read part of the description. This happens on any page that lists ...
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Formatting for review instructions is off after loading second review item on iOS

Review queues have an instruction box at the top, e.g. for Late Answers: This is a new user's answer to an old question. Watch for hidden gems, non-answers, and spam. When reviewing on iOS, ...
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Copied text in iOS Stack Exchange app pastes as weird data file in Notes app

When I copy a "comment" or "post" using the Stack Exchange app in iOS 13.3.1, and paste it in my Notes app, it pastes as a weird data file with what seems to be a GUID with random numbers inside of it....
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'Undelete post' button in moderator flag dashboard on iOS lacks styling

The new Moderator flag dashboard works excellent on iOS, thanks to the responsive design. But I couldn't help noticing that the 'Undelete post' button (visible after you've deleted a post) lacks some ...
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Why do the recent reviewers get squeezed after 20 reviews?

After I complete 20 reviews on a single day for some review queue, I typically see a message similar to this example (for the First Posts): Thank you for reviewing 20 first posts today; come back ...
Pierre.Vriens's user avatar
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Why I’m randomly getting this alert on my iPad while browsing stackexchange?

Since last week, I’m getting this security alert while browsing Stack Exchange websites on my iPad (and only on this device). More specifically it happens when I click a link from inside a page and ...
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Login required moving to Super User on iPad

When moving around the sites on Stack Exchange using Safari on my iPad (not the Stack Exchange App), I am fine when moving to any site other than SuperUser. When logged in, I can switch sites and ...
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Top bar dialog alignment issues when viewing full site on iOS

Probably related to this and this: when viewing the full site in Safari on iOS, the dropdowns in the top bar have their layouts messed up. For example, in the achievements dialog the rows are too ...
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Page scale changed while entering tag name on iPad

Entering a tag name can change the page scale on iPad. For instance, normal scale yet: Scale is changed after adding “w” letter: This’s happening due to changing the page (search results) ...
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Technology section of stackexchange.com footer has broken formatting on iPad

It looks like, due to incorrect width calculation, the last column has moved to a new line: I’m still using iPad, but there is no mobile version of stackexchange.com. Meta.stackexchange.com ...
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Grey area for image upload popup is less than it should be

When upload an image popup is showed the dark grey background area behind the popup doesn’t propagated to the entire page. Right side is reduced: This issue is probably related to another one: ...
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Header and footer width is not enough in iOS

In iOS header and footer width slightly doesn’t reach the right edge of the page: Tested in Chrome/Firefox/Safari on iOS 11
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Screen goes white when posting a comment [duplicate]

Since iOS 11.2 all the way through 12.2 beta 4, if you post or discard a comment on any post on any SE community, the screen will turn white. This has been ongoing continuously for a year now, and it ...
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Review queue page doesn't fit into screen horizontally

I'm using mobile Chrome (Firefox and Safari also affected) on iOS 11 on iPad Pro 10.5". Any page for empty review queue, e.g. Close Votes queue doesn't fit into screen horizontally: Page that ...
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
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Full site chat on iOS 11 and iPad Pro 10.5 breaks at the bottom of the page [closed]

Using the native Safari browser with no content blockers or user scripts, the bottom of the screen tap targets are generally messed up in landscape mode on the iPad Pro 10.5 running iOS 11. Help, FAQ,...
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Some links are not tappable on iOS devices

I'm using SE full web sites on iPad and now noticed that some items are not tappable in the featured/hot block on the right side of most pages: This image was taken on Stack Overflow, but same ...
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Notifications on iOS for new questions in selected tags

Is there a way to get notified on an iOS device for new questions in selected tags ? There are some tags where a new question comes in every couple of hours. For them, I would like to be notified as ...
Hakan Baba's user avatar
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Text overlapping in comment in iOS

Text in the comment formated as code overlaps with text (@ symbol) in previous line: Reproduced on iOS only: Chrome (57.0.2987.137), Safari. Device: iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi) OS Version: Version 10.3.1 ...
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Chat input is not visible while using some third-party keyboards on iOS [duplicate]

The first screenshot is using the default keyboard. You can see the input fixed to the top of the keyboard. I'm using Gboard in the second screenshot. No matter how far I scroll, I can't see my input....
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Adding reputation view and inbox view on filtered-by-tag screen:

I wanted to suggest an improvment to the UX of the mobile app. Note: I'm running on a mobile (iPhone 5) iOS (10.1.1), so I'm tagging this with the ios tag. If this is an issue with different ...
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New mobile chat interfaces only partially scrolls on iPad [duplicate]

When I load chat on my iPad, it loads in the middle of the chat page. From there, I can scroll a little way in either direction, but I can't scroll all the way to the bottom or all the way to the top ...
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New mobile chat doesn't follow the keyboard height

The Japanese keyboard on iOS dynamically changes it's height to show suggestions and hides the input box of new mobile chat. Additionally, third-party keyboards make the input box completely ...
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Why does my iPad keep trying to reply to ancient comments on SE chat?

In the SE chat rooms in which I am most active, whenever I log in or refresh the page, it the message box appears with :1234567 or whatever already filled in. It is trying to reply to comments from ...
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Small space when opening achievements and inbox

If you open the achievements dialog or the inbox messages there is a small gap at the right side of the screen. You can see it between the gray border and the end of the browser window. This is ...
Patrick Hofman's user avatar
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"Request Desktop Site" button on iOS9 does not work on chat

One of iOS9's best little new features is that if I long-press the "refresh" button in Mobile Safari, I am offered the option to switch to the desktop version of the site I am viewing. This works ...
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Web only app for iOS devices <iOS7

Now that the mobile theme for Stack Exchange sites was refreshed, can we have an app that simply displays this site in a headless webview? (I mean no navbar and hide the tab, bookmarks, and backward ...
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Is it possible to successfully mine Unicoins on iOS? [closed]

I tried to do some Unicoin mining on the desktop site on my iPad, but had no success. As I tap as fast as I can (need to tap slower than a double-tap), the rocks all turn to green goo and fade away. ...
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Can't close flagging dialog and answer textarea overlaps it on iOS Safari [duplicate]

I tried to flag a question on Stack Overflow and when the dialog prompted I wasn't able to close it nor scroll through the flagging options. Update: Went to another question to try again and it let ...
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