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Questions tagged [ios-app]

This tag is for the Official Stack Exchange application only. The app is available in the App Store, for iOS 8+ on iPhones and iPads. When posting bug reports, please specify the app's version.

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Why am I getting a blank page on mobile after adding a comment? [duplicate]

I encountered this situation a few times before, but I didn't care much. This is a bit annoying for mobile users, me alike. Yesterday I added a comment to this answer using the Stack Exchange ...
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Error on both iOS and Android apps [duplicate]

Since recently (about a week ago), the SE app doesn't work for me any more - either or Android or on iOS. When I open the app, I see the progress spinner for a short while, after which I get: On ...
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iOS app shows “selected for hot network question” in revision history as 52

This was implemented Now you can know if a question really hit the HNQ. On a revision history of a post in the iOS app this shows 52: App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone SE OS Version: Version 12.1....
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Stack Exchange iOS app not working?

I'm currently unable to access anything via the Stack Exchange app under iOS; is this a known issue?
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If development on the Stack Exchange iOS/Android apps has ceased indefinitely, what should we to do their bug reports and feature requests?

It's been a while since the SE team last had an iOS or Android developer, and development job on the apps have not had any insights for years. That, however, doesn't deny the fact that there are ...
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Make user aware they can’t make an edit before they start editing iOS

I’ve had this issue several times now. I go onto a post in the iOS app, put a lot of work into an edit on a site without editing privileges, click submit and then it says I can’t suggest edits to the ...
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URLs sorted by “Frequent” crash the app

Tapping on links like this one crash the app, sending me to the home screen of my phone: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions?sort=frequent The app doesn’t have a Frequent tab. It still shouldn’...
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Paste without formatting in editor

If I copy some rich text onto my clipboard and paste it into a question (or answer), this happens: This is pretty annoying if you ever want to copy some text into a question. A workaround I’ve been ...
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Misleading text when answers are added and edited on iOS app

I was browsing a question using the app, and then I got a green bar at the top that said: 3 new and edited answers. Tap to reload. Only one new answer was added, and 2 were edited, so something ...
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Apple app Feed Bug - Split word

Why is the word “ago” split? Is this a bug? App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone 5s (Global) OS Version: Version 12.1.2 (Build 16C101)
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Badges not hidden for suspended accounts on iOS app

For suspended users, like the one who answered my question, the number of badges they earned aren't shown in their user information box. Yet when I view this post in the Stack Exchange iOS app, ...
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Can the days reputation be added up and displayed next to the 'Today'/'Yesterday'/etc. label on the SO app?

Sometimes I am out on the road and am wondering how much reputation I have accumulated today or in a day. Currently I have to add line by line to see how I have increased/decreased. Can a total number ...
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Request failed, repeatedly

I’m able to log in. As it’s requesting from the API, says request failed. Been like this for a coupla days. Whatever the app-equivalent of being bring is, I have it. Just Feed apparently. App ...
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Add Review Queues to iOS app [duplicate]

In line with this question, Add review queues to Android app review queues should be added to the iOS app. Currently, they can only be accessed from a mobile web browser, where the editing and ...
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Cutting text from comments does not put text on the clipboard

Twice now, while typing up a comment on a question, my comment was too long, so I selected a portion of the text, tapped cut, posted the comment, then went into my notes app to save the cut text to ...
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Tag edit history blank on app

I tried following this link to the revision history of a tag, but the page was blank. It is possible to pull to refresh though: This should either show the revision history (like a regular post) or ...
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What's with the tagging limitations in the mobile app?

Normally, when you ask a question you can begin typing a tag, and you will receive autocomplete suggestions based on existing tags. For example, the tag question-quality: The system does not only ...
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Expanded code block not showing all the code sometimes in app

Sometimes, tapping on a code block to expand it works good, as it does here (different scrolls shown): 2018: a year in spam In the above I am able to zoom and pan around. And sometimes it doesn’...
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Navigation getting jammed sometimes on app

Sometimes I’ll go to a different page in the iOS app. This new page loads but the navigation gets stuck halfway where nothing at the top can be interacted with and I can’t swipe to go back a page. It’...
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The state of the iOS and Android apps are an embarrassment to the Stack Overflow company [closed]

The state of iOS and Android apps are an embarassment to the Stack Overflow company. I'd like to understand the management thought process here. You have a product that connects between developers ...
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Change how answers are sorted in the Stack Exchange app

On the web you can choose how answers are sorted. You can choose by: Active Oldest Votes How are answers sorted in the app? Can an option be added to choose how they are sorted? EDIT: If ...
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Still unable to join a site when voting on a post

This is very similar to the Unable to join a site by voting on question problem, but that should have been fixed back then. Here are the screenshots before the error occurred and if the error itself: ...
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No redirect back to question after posting a comment [duplicate]

Basically the title says everything. There is no action after I post a comment, just a notification that the comment was posted successfully and white screen. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone 6 OS ...
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Black screen menu when opening Stack Exchange

Maybe it’s the SWRevealViewController menu bug? It doesn’t happen every time, but only in rare cases. App version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone 6 OS version: Version 12.1 (build 16B92)
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iPhone iOS 12 StackExchange getting disallowed_useragent

I have an iPhone on iOS 12. Trying to use StackExchange app getting disallowed_useragent. I was on iOS 10 before and everything worked fine.
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The Stack Exchange app on iOS not always allowed to open a link in Safari

I opened the answer https://stackoverflow.com/a/47591692/52277 in the iOS Stack Exchange app version 1.6.6.2. The link in comment stackoverflow.com/questions/46019988/… ServiceCollection returns ...
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Login request failed with using Google account [duplicate]

I made an account of Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange with my Google account just a few hours ago. I do want to use this contents (Stack Overflow, something like that), so I try to log in with my ...
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Can't suggest an edit on a beta site in the iOS app when I have 5 or more suggested edits pending

It looks like the Stack Exchange iOS app has some built-in protection where you cannot suggest edits on a site where you already have 5 or more pending suggested edits. That makes sense, but for beta ...
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Cross-site favourites list for mobile apps

The mobile apps, both for Android and iOS, would be far better suited to actually help answer questions if they had a list of questions that the user „starred“. There are some questions around here ...
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Problem logging into SE app on IOS using Google [duplicate]

I've been using the IOS StackExchange app for a couple of years now, without a problem. Today I got a new iPhone Xs, downloaded the app, and tried to log in using Google, the way I always do. Each ...
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iOS app: Unable to log in with Google OpenID [duplicate]

Just got a new iPad Pro, installed the SE app and tried to log in using my Google OpenID. Getting this error every time (including deleting and reinstalling the app): On the first try I go through ...
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Comment-box bug in mobile Stack Exchange app for iOS [duplicate]

I’m not a native English speaker, and therefore very often I prepare my texts in a Google Translate application, copy it to the clipboard, and paste in a desired place. The problem is that I can’t ...
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How do you find out the ID of a question in the iOS app?

How do you find out the ID of a question in the iPhone app of Stack Exchange for iOS 12?
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I can't use the mobile app or change my password. How do I fix this?

I downloaded the mobile app for SE on my iPad today. The first thing it asks me to do is sign in. I tried to sign in with Google and used my GMail address. I never even got asked for a password, it ...
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The Stack Exchange app is not a Social app (and not entirely Education either)

Disclaimer: I know all development on Stack Exchange apps has been put on hold. However, these changes only require changing some settings in the Play Store Console and/or App Store Connect, not a new ...
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Can't login with Google on recently released iPhones and iPads

I just switched from an iPhone 7 to an iPhone XR (both are on latest iOS version available). When I try to login into the Stack Exchange app with my Google account it says: Request failed Could ...
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Stack Exchange iOS app does not have Forgot Password

The Stack Exchange iOS app does not have the option for “Forgot Password” when trying to login. The Stack Overflow app does. It would be convenient if it was implemented.
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List of my own questions

In the Stack Exchange iOS app, there doesn't seem to be any way to list your own questions. You can potentially see some in your activity list but they may show along side other questions that you ...
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Is there any option to see the list of my questions in the Stack Exchange mobile app?

In the desktop version, we can see our list of questions for a particular site. I tried to watch all my questions on the mobile app but didn't find any way. Is there any way to see all my questions ...
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All links are not clickable in the post when commenting in iOS app

When commenting edit box is opened on some post, the all links in such post are not clickable in iOS app. For example: App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: Unknown (iPad7,3) OS Version: Version 12.0 (...
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Submitting comment on iOS sends me to limbo [duplicate]

When I successfully submit a comment (on an answer at least), I am taken to a blank page, and when I press the Back button I am returned to the app home screen instead of the question I was actually ...
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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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Is the SE iOS app being maintained? [duplicate]

I noticed the iOS Stack Exchange app is still using the old iOS form factor (pre-iPhone X). Is the app being actively developed? If not consider open sourcing it so the community can contribute.
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Update profile picture via app

It’d be nice to update the profile picture via the app — and other profile information. Otherwise an amazing app, very impressed.
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Where is the notification in the app when a post of mine is edited?

Today in the app I was told I had three unread messages in my inbox but I only saw two: This is because the “answer edited” message only shows up on the website: Can this be fixed? App ...
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Escaping $ with \$ to avoid MathJax doesn't render properly on iOS app

Following the enabling of MathJax on 3D Printing Stack Exchange I've edited this post by replacing the $$ with \$\$, so that the system doesn't think the user intended to start a MathJax block. This ...
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Can we get a global SE search function?

As a user I want to be able to, for instance, search for “Homer” or “Herodotus” and see results from across the network, i.e., from History, Philosophy, etc. It sort of feels maybe like there should ...
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Unable to see mathematical expressions in comments sections. But it is visible in answer section. (Problem is arising in the Stack Exchange iOS app)

App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone SE OS Version: Version 11.2.5 (Build 15D60)
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Why is it called “initial revision” if it's not a revision?

When you look at a post's edit history you can see each version of the question going back to the original version. Each version has a number next to it, starting with 1 for the original version. On ...
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No keyboard in Chat

When accessing chat from within the Stack Exchange app, no keyboard is brought up when trying to add a message or edit an existing one. I had to access the chat via a web browser external to the app ...