Questions tagged [ios-app]

NOTE: the app development is currently frozen. 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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Which method does the Stack Exchange iOS app use to store login info on the device?

After logging into my Stack Exchange account via the iOS app and removing it, upon reinstalling the app from the App Store and launching it for the first time I am automatically logged in. Which ...
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Are Push Notifications currently broken for the Stack Exchange iOS App?

I've just downloaded the latest build of the Stack Exchange app from the App Store, and despite both enabling notifications and logging into my account am not receiving notifications - as an example, ...
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Log two Apple ID like Windows users [migrated]

I am a new Apple iPad user, and recently I bought an iPad Mini 5 2019 64 GB Wi-Fi-only model. I logged into my Apple ID account I created years ago for iTunes music on my Android. Can I log in two ...
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Comment buttons messed up

I know this won’t get fixed, but for the record this is what the “Add Comment” button currently looks like in iOS 13: App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone 7 OS Version: Version 13.0 (Build 17A5508m)
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Odd rep display

I had a comment, but there was no comment button. Assuming I just hadn't joined the site, I thought, I'll put in an answer, which will join me, and then I can delete it and make it a comment. It ...
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Is it okay to submit bug reports and feedback here about the iOS app, even though it's not being developed? [duplicate]

It seems that every iOS app feedback submission here is met with a reminder that the Stack Exchange iOS app isn't currently being worked on. Is it okay to make submissions here about the app anyway, ...
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Top sites in Network Profile in iOS app aren't top sites

I was looking at my Network Profile in the Stack Exchange iOS app, and noticed something peculiar in the top sites: they're not my top sites. The first one, shown with profile text and top posts, is ...
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Sign In with Apple will be required in the Stack Exchange iOS app

This is just a heads up to the people working on the iOS Stack Exchange app that a Sign In With Apple button will be required to be next to the Facebook and Google login buttons. From Updates to the ...
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Improve formatting of dupehammer indication in the iOS app

Contrary to the question closed popup, the revisions list does include information about somebody using a dupehammer to close a question. However, it's badly formatted; it looks as if the tag name is ...
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Magic link [reprex] doesn't render in iOS App

I searched but couldn't find this reported. The magic link [reprex], documented here, doesn't render in comments on the iOS app, you just see [reprex] App version: 1.6.6.2 Device: Unknown (iPhone11,6)...
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Saving comment on iPhone XR under iOS 12.2 gives blank screen [duplicate]

I recently started using the iOS app on an iPhone XR under iOS 12.2 and am finding that it gives a blank screen whenever I save a comment on any post on any Stack Exchange site. I am able to use the ...
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Can't upload image in Stack Exchange iOS app

When I try to upload an image in the Stack Exchange iOS app, I'm getting this error: Request failed An unknown error occurred. Please try again in a few minutes. I've already tried: Logging ...
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Protection banner shouldn’t override bounty banner in the app

In the app, a question that has an open bounty has a banner at the bottom indicating that there is a bounty: However, if the question is also protected then the banner at the bottom is about the ...
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Automated bug reports from the apps shouldn't post on Meta.SE

There's been a slew of low quality bug reports from the apps hitting Meta Stack Exchange, notably this recent one which is entirely lacking in context. Also see this extremely vague one. In comments, ...
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Chat in mobile app isn’t logged in

When I click the button to open Chat in the mobile app on my iPhone, the Safari page that loads within the app isn’t logged in, even though I am logged in to Chat in the actual browser and am logged ...
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No longer getting notifications

Since the website went down for maintenance, I’ve no longer been receiving notifications when someone replies to my posts. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone 6 OS Version: Version 12.2 (Build 16E227)...
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Which technology/framework was used to develop the Stack Exchange mobile app?

I am just curious to know - which technology/framework was used to develop the Stack Exchange mobile apps? Is it native Android and native iOS (Swift/Objective-C) or hybrid frameworks (React Native, ...
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Custom ordering of duplicate targets is not necessarily honored on mobile apps

The order of duplicates is different between apps and web. E.g.: iOS App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: Unknown (iPad7,3) OS Version: Version 12.2 (Build 16E227) Android App Version: 1.0.95 ...
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Photo upload on iOS app in gardening exchange fails most of the time

App fails to upload the files most of the time, I've seen some incidents succeed also, but very rarely. Screenshot for details
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Questions stay grayed in app after removing tag ignoring on web

I just added feature-request tag via profile settings page to the ignore list and removed it shortly. On the web related questions look as usual, but on the iOS app they are drawn grayed as if they ...
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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 do to their bug reports and feature requests?

It's been a while since the Stack Exchange team last had an iOS or Android developer, and the development job on the apps have not had any insights for years. That, however, doesn't deny the ...
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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 ...