Questions tagged [ios-app]

IMPORTANT: The app is no longer supported. 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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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!

As the mobile apps aren't maintained anymore, and won't be in the future, many users are waiting for bug fixes or new form factors to be supported. If the SE development team is too busy with other ...
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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 ...
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Display site in achievements/rep notifications

When you earn a new privilege it shows you what you earned but not WHERE you earned it (which site), so it then forces you to have to figure that out. It the message actually just said something like ...
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Not enough rep to upvote? [duplicate]

I have plenty of rep to upvote and comment everywhere but when I try to upvote an answer I get an error message saying that because I have less than 15 rep points my vote doesn't count publicly. What ...
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How do you flag questions on the mobile app?

I’m wondering how you can flag questions on the mobile app. For instance, flagging a question that is off topic. Is this possible to do on mobile? Thank you! Edit: As I posted this question, I saw a “...
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Filter out tags [duplicate]

Create a filter, so that questions with a specific tag are not shown. For example, in the sci-if group, I couldn’t care less about Harry Potter and it would be easier to browse if I could filter the ...
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When will the iOS app get the update? [duplicate]

It's been a long time using an unmaintained iOS app. Does anybody know when will we (for example all iPhone X users) get the update?
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Pasting multi-line text into text fields shows as really tiny font

I agree it doesn’t matter in the end - but it makes editing the text really difficult! Simply typing or hitting Return doesn’t fix it. Pressing one of the formatting buttons (e.g. B, I): ...inside ...
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Log in Request Failed [duplicate]

On the Stack Exchange iOS app version 1.6.6.2, iOS 9.3.5 (old, I know, but it's the highest I can upgrade my iPhone 4s to), I am getting this error repeatedly when trying to log in with Google. I ...
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Stack Exchange newsletter links don’t open in the app

I have the app downloaded on my iPhone and I find it easier and smoother to use. The problem is in the Stack Exchange links from either the newsletter or when clicked on from an iMessage. I don’t have ...
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Move the edit widget on the left side on the mobile app [duplicate]

On the web interface when Alice edits Bob’s question, the Alice’a profile widget will appear on the left. On the mobile app it appears on the right, pushing the Bob’s widget on the left. I found this ...
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Keyboard shortcuts not working with a Bluetooth keyboard on the iOS app

When using a Bluetooth keyboard to edit posts on the iOS app, some formatting shortcuts are working as expected (for example, if I type i from the Bluetooth keyboard, it will change to ‘emphasized ...
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Remove post/comment after you cast the final flag

yes, I know development on the apps is discontinued for the moment. I'm just putting this here in case it gets rolling again in 6-8 years ... On the full & mobile website, whenever you flag a ...
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Please add support for iPhone X [duplicate]

As a feature request, I would ask that you please add support for iPhone X. Currently the app doesn’t use the entire screen. This would be immensely helpful.
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No sound from embedded videos

I have no other sound problems on this phone, but sound doesn’t play in any embedded videos in the SE app. What’s more, it never has. Is this a known issue? App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone 6s ...
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Edit on mobile app shows old text [duplicate]

I found a question on Stack Overflow en español that I had previously edited (the user had written it both in English and Spanish and I removed the English part). Today I found that the user added a ...
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Push notifications don't have corresponding item in inbox

Recently whenever I get a push notification from the Stack Exchange iOS app (likely for someone answering a question of mine or commenting on my posts) if I tap it, it doesn't take me to the ...
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Duplicate dialog in iOS app doesn't detect URLs from other sites

I just erroneously closed this Meta Stack Overflow question (timeline) as a duplicate of a totally unrelated question. How did that happen? Well, I was using the Stack Exchange iOS app. I followed ...
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Edit and Ask profiles in reverse order on web vs app [duplicate]

I am a regular use of SE both on the web and on iOS App. I find it confusing that when reading a question on the web the asker's profile is on the right and the editor's profile is on the left while ...
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How to post pictures with the mobile app? [duplicate]

How to post pictures with the mobile app? I wanted to answer a question with a diagram on my mobile. How should I do that? I am currently on iPhone, using the Stack Exchange application. If this ...
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Will the Stack Exchange app be updated for the iPhone X's screen? [duplicate]

I was wondering if the app was going to be updated for the iPhone X screen.
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Diamond’s background height is more than for initial part of the name in iOS app

When the topic starter is a mod, and he have post a comment then the text background height for the diamond is slightly more in the iOS app. E.g. Tim Post’s comment: In the web version ...
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Unable to paste in comment input [duplicate]

I can copy but pasting yields nothing App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone 6s Plus OS Version: Version 11.2.1 (Build 15C153)
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Blank screen after comment on mobile app [duplicate]

Something funky has been happening since the Stack Exchange app was updated on my iPhone: every time I write a comment, I get a success message, but the question goes blank and can’t interact ...
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Big S issue for comments in the iOS app

If your comment is long enough you can see the following: P.S.: Please don’t remind me about Jeff Atwood any more. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPad Pro 10.5" (Wi-Fi only) (iPad7,3) OS Version: ...
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Allow to add all possible options to the site menu for iOS app

In iOS app you are allowed to select up to 4 items as site options: This limitation happening due to screen width when app is used on the phone or in split view mode for iPad: My request is ...
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Suggested edit notice is not visible in app inbox

Someone suggested an edit for my post, and I saw this item in the inbox on the website: But not in the app: The unread (new) inbox item count is cleared already on the picture, but looks ...
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“Answer migrated” message not shown in inbox screen in app

Today, an answer of mine was migrated from Meta Stack Exchange to Meta Super User. While I do recall seeing a '1' on the inbox icon in the app, I can't see the message itself: The message is only ...
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Interacting with comments clears the post area in iOS app [duplicate]

Steps to reproduce: Open any post and tap “add a comment”: Discard comment: Post body disappears: Same behavior after adding a comment. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: Unknown (iPad7,3) ...
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CS50.SE isn't shown in the list of communities in the dropdown menu

In my Stack Exchange iOS app, when I list the Sites, there is a site called CS50 there: But when I look in "More Stack Exchange Communities" in the dropdown on the website, I can not find it; how ...
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“Feed” icon’s action

When the sidebar is expanded, the zigzag icon is labeled “feed.” So intuitively, it should always take us back to the feed screen. But most of the time, it functions as a duplicate of the “back,” I....
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Open post in full screen by tapping on the title

Currently if you open the site from the iOS app in landscape mode you will see two columns (except navigation bar): list of questions and the selected question itself: If you make an edit and ...
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Placeholder for new question is not properly visible [duplicate]

When you start a new question in the iOS app the placeholder for the title field is partly obscured. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone 7 OS Version: Version 11.2 (Build 15C114)
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Hats 2017 in the apps

Could we please add hats 2017 support for the apps? In particular for the iOS app. Last year we had them.

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