Questions tagged [ios-app]

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iOS app showing garbage for Unicode titles to questions

There are a few questions in the hot questions and in meta that make clever use of Unicode. The titles of these questions render poorly in the iOS app. For example: To clarify, the following things ...
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Better Layout for Composing Question

This is minor, but Body should take up the rest of the page, not Tags. I know Body expands, but it's counter-intuitive. Putting Tags above Body solves it. I also believe there should be a divider line ...
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Remove the word “Answer” from items in the search results

When looking at the result list of a search, you can see the word "Answer" right before the answer's body, but no "Question" if it's a question: My request is to remove the word "Answer" as ...
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Show all inbox items (notifications) in app

The SE app currently only shows some inbox items: Answers Comments Chats When I see those I assume I'm all caught up, but it turns out there are more on the web which aren't displayed in the app: ...
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Can Chat be added to the apps? [duplicate]

It would be nice to have the ability to check in the chat rooms via chat. I personally would use this frequently if available, and I'm sure others out there would as well.
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Why is the mod diamond red for question titles in the iOS app? ♦

I know it must have something to do with fonts but if you look at this question in the iOS app, the diamond ♦ is red. On every other system the diamond shows up the same color as the rest of ...
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Provide a hyphen in the keyboard when focused on the tags field

Using OS’s “input accessory views” ability while focused on the tags field (when writing a new/editing a question) to provide a hyphen (-) in the keyboard will remove the need to switch to the second ...
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Committed but non-invited Area 51 private beta is accessible via Android and iOS apps

I'm a committer for the Pets proposal. It went to the private beta phase sometime in the last 12 hours, but yet to have been invited. When I visit https://pets.stackexchange.com/ I get the standard "...
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Please let me copy comment text to clipboard

I just came to know that android app users can copy comment's text: Can we get such option in the iOS app as well? Currently there is only "Share" option which copy or send the comment permalink....
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Separate the back and the upvote buttons

The back button in the top left corner is too close to the upvote arrow for a question/answer on an iPhone for my fingers. I often touch the back button by mistake instead of the upvote arrow. The ...
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Validate editor privileges before allowing edits

As a followup to Cannot edit posts on iOS app, I'd like to request that there is some permissions validation that's done before a user is able to enter the Edit page for a question I just spent 10 ...
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Please can we have mod functionality added to the android/ios mobile apps or the mobile browser

Some of my moderating can be done on a desktop, which is grand, as the browser version of Stack Exchange has all the functionality I could need, but I also moderate from an iPad or android tablet and ...
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Blog posts use the wrong icon in the feed on the mobile apps (both Android and iOS)

Today in the feed on the Android Stack Exchange app there is a Stack Overflow blog post. This post had the site icon next to it for Tridion rather than the proper site logo (Meta). Stack Exchange ...
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Increase reputation required to add “k” in SE app

status-completed - Reputation is no longer shortened in iOS and Android apps as in my example image Because it is not informative, especially for the users, having not a lot reputation (me on SO - ...
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Unable to up-vote a meta post from the iOS app on iOS 9 (beta)

I'm trying to up-vote Q&A for "Why we're not customer support for [company X or product Y]" using SE app (1.3.1) running iOS 9 beta 1—get an error about being unable to do so with my account, to ...
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Share menu hangs iOS app

The Share menu in iOS 13 got a redesign, and the Stack Exchange iOS app is no longer compatible with it. I can still use it to copy the link, but when I try close the menu, it remains stuck. Opening ...
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Favorite/Unfavorite tags in iOS app

Could we add Favorite / Unfavorite buttons to the Tag Info page in the iOS app?
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Link to the recommended job is broken in the mobile apps

The link to the recommended job in the app brings you to a page with the text: Not Found Looking at the link it seems like after changing the URL structure in Stack Overflow Jobs they have not been ...
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I can't join a site, because I am already a member

I am on the iOS app. When I try to upvote a post on a site of which I am already a member, the following string of events happens: It thinks I am not a member, so it asks me to join. But since I am a ...
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iOS closing experience less than stellar

I tried to close a question on Meta as a duplicate using the iOS app. The experience was.... troublesome. I followed a chain of comment and answer links to a post that I knew my starting point was a ...
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“Favorite” Views/Searches in iOS/Android App

Related: Restrict site specific views to specific tags Most SO users, I'd imagine, keep a number of tabs open, jumping between all of them. Tabs in the app are likely a bad idea. I've got a proposal ...
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Why does the iOS app want to know my location?

Why? What will happen if I disable it?
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Bounty label wrapping incorrectly

I just noticed that for questions with open bounties, the blue label is wrapping improperly (iPhone 6 on iOS 8.1 here):
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Why do email notifications still advertise the mobile apps?

To the best of my knowledge, the Android and iOS mobile apps are moribund. However, an inbox notification email I received this morning (I rarely get them, as I'm online often enough to usually see ...
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Don't submit flag or close vote immediately on tapping reason in iOS app

The current process for flagging or voting to close in the iOS app is very susceptible to fat-fingering. A list is presented, and as soon as you tap an item from that list, that's accepted as your ...
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Show post(s) already chosen as duplicate suggestions in iOS app

When closing a question in the iOS app as duplicate, the UI is very challenging. I understand this is not exactly an easy UI to do given the limitations, but still, it's very complex. One of the ...
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Receiving notifications for new questions with specific tag

I have been using the Stack Exchange App (iOS) for a little while now and have come to really appreciate what it brings to the table. But I have found one useful feature that does not seem to be ...
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iOS beta testers, we miss you

We're getting ready to push out a new release of the iOS app and need beta testers. If you're a beta tester who has switched to the App Store version, please hop onto the beta build and let us know ...
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iOS app storage usage excessive?

On my iPad, the StackExchange app is using over half a Gigabyte. Really? Is that necessary? Can we have an option to flush cached data? I tried the option to clear the cache (in the Settings app, as ...
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Is the data downloaded by the app compressed?

I've installed the android app, because well reasons, and through I have a somewhat inexpensive data plan (I normally have enough for a month), that doesn't mean that I leave it without control. So ...
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Don't show the edit option when I can't really edit (mobile apps)

Currently in both iOS app and android app when viewing a post on a site where you don't have full edit privilege (and not your own post) you can still see edit option in the actions menu: So I ...
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iOS app won't let me post a question on a localized child meta

I tried to post a question on Meta Stack Overflow in Português, but the iOS app didn't let me submit it because it thought the question missed one of the required tags, as you can see here: My post ...
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In the iOS app, why can't I see my suggested edit while it's waiting for review?

After submitting a suggested edit, I receive this message: Thanks for your edit! This edit will be visible only to you until it is peer reviewed. In any of my regular browsers, the edited ...
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No UI / exposure for seeing similar questions when asking from iOS app

When asking a question through the iOS app (v. 0.1.24), the question just gets posted without any sort of chance to review similar questions. (This is shown on the iOS web app and desktop browsers on ...
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Restrict site specific views to specific tags

At the moment, as far as I can tell, in order to view only recent StackOverflow questions (or questions from any single site) from a single tag on the iOS app, I have to: Select that site in the left ...
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“About” page in iOS app has no “menu” button, so you can't escape it easily

This bug is simple, yet pretty annoying. Basically, when you go to the about page, the sidebar button is gone, and you get imprisoned there. You have to click "inbox", "achievements", or exit the app ...
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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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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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Show the number of question views in the iOS app

This is basically the same as this request for the Android app, except I am making the request for the iOS app. When viewing a question in the iOS app, I'd like to see the total number of views for ...
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How to sync answer/question draft between the mobile app and the web site?

Sometimes I find myself start writing a question, or start answering a question, in the mobile app and there are times where I then reach my computer or find out I need to be more comfortable when ...
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Is it possible to view Featured Question via the mobile site and iOS/android app? [duplicate]

On the mobile site and iOS/android app, I'm unable to find how to view featured questions for particular tags. I can see the choice for Active, Newest, Votes etc, but Featured isn't in the list. Would ...
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Show Regulation Messages on Stack Exchange App [duplicate]

Questions like What is your best programmer joke? are locked (or closed, or on hold, etc.) which is clearly stated when using the website version of Stack Exchange. This message does not appear on ...
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Closed question indicator [duplicate]

On the regular site, there's an [On Hold] indicator after the title when a question has been closed. It would be nice to have something similar for the iPhone app. It's a bit frustrating to waste time ...
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Cannot edit posts on iOS app

When I try to submit an edit in the iOS app it returns this message: Text: Account is not allowed to suggest edits What happened and can it be fixed please?
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Where to report app bugs

As seen in the image bellow, the help section of the app suggest that bugs are reported to Meta Stack Overflow. Should this be changed now to show Meta Stack Exchange in the next update, or should we ...
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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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'answer?' In search preview

I found out a strange bug while searching for some possible duplicates in the search field. When seeing it in the search field, this question's preview becomes answer? while there is a lot of ...
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App thinks I am Community, but I'm not - really!

I was editing a post of mine this morning via the app. All good, except this: > No, I am not Community. I am Shadow Wizard. And if going that way, why no diamond as well? :) Anyway, guess that when ...
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This (meta) question already has an answer here? Not really

Here in Meta Stack Exchange we can close a question as duplicate of a question without any answer whatsoever. I won't get into whether it's right or wrong, just stating this as a dry fact. For ...
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Cannot up vote a comment on iOS app

I see numbers next to comments but I cannot seem to do anything with them, can we enable comment voting and flagging in iOS app?

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