Questions tagged [ipad]

For questions relating to issues that arise when viewing Stack Exchange sites on an iPad, or to the iOS app for iPad. Please use either the [mobile-web] tag (if you're using a browser) or [ios-app] tag (if you're using the native app) in addition.

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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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History pane on iPad breaks new design

The new design seems to work reasonably well on my iPad (2018, 9.7”, iOS 12.1.4), until I open the History (aka Reading List / Bookmarks) pane. This causes the page to shrink in width (as expected?) ...
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Why are rep and badges now collapsed on Safari iPad?

This is the right edge of my topbar, starting today: Any particular reason why I'm not seeing my total reputation and badges there? Since it's a major part of the "gamification" setup, am I correct ...
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Question upvote impossible on Safari on iPad

Another user & I observed the following: We can not upvote questions when using an iPad. This effect is happening only for questions only for upvotes only on iPad (will check and edit with ...
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Expatriates doesn't appear in the list of sites on the iOS app (operator error) [duplicate]

The iOS app has an icon that gets me a list of SE sites. I have scrolled slowly through the entire list on my iPad, and Expatriates is not there: With Patrick's suggestion, I typed "expat" into the ...
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No vertical scroll bar for the code snippets on Google Chrome on iPad

There seems to be no vertical scroll bar for the code snippets on Google Chrome on iPad, e.g.: Unit test best-practices in Python:
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Newsletter ads are misformatted in iPad Safari

A screenshot for your consideration: This is in Safari on an iPad running iOS 10.3. It's happening on all sites I've visited so far to spot-check, including some beta SE sites and some SE sites with ...
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Layered views are lost after switching apps on iPad

Steps to reproduce: Start creation of a new question Swipe it down Start creation of an another one question Swipe it down too Tap on bottom block, you will see this: Switch to another app via ...
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Task switching while editing a comment causes the iOS app to lose comment and stop responding

I opened a comment from my inbox, started writing a reply, and switched to another app and back. The comment is lost, the app is back in my inbox, and clicking on items in my inbox does nothing. App ...
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Could you make it possible to upload pictures from an iPad?

I apologise, should I have been careless. So far, I see no way to add a picture to my post, other than drag and drop or linking to a site. I own no site and can't drag and drop using the iPad. Note, ...
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Unable to upload photo from iPad

On the diy site, I'm unable to add an image to a question from an iPad. The imgur dialog is cut off even if I rotate the tablet. The add button on the right of the dialog is not visible.
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iPad App voting limit warning notification missing

When voting using a web browser you receive a warning message when you are getting close to the daily limit. On each vote from Daily Limit - 5 a message is shown that You have X votes left today. It'...
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Winterbash page size doesn't match up with image locations

The Winterbash page using Chrome on iPad with iOS 9.2 does something weird with positioning images. That last house on the right: This happens in portrait and landscape. Post fix being pushed - here ...
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Voting on iPad app leads to crash? [duplicate]

I have updated, but I can't vote on the answer. Voting on the question is doable, but it leads the app to crash. Before updating it, voting is still OK. It's weird since this update is to fix the ...
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iPad app doesn't display correctly

I don't know how to describe, but you can see it in the screenshots. These are in vertical view: These below are in horizontal view: Usually it works normally, but this time it went wrong. I removed ...
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What is Metrics setting in iPad app used for?

What is the Metrics setting in the iPad app used for? Is it meter, kilogram, etc? What happens if I disable it?
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iPad menu bar, collapse completely or move to right side?

Is there anyway to collapse the menu bar completely closed? Or relocate it to the right side? I haven't found a way to collapse it completely or change its behavior in any way. My issue is that I ...
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Formatting Sandbox's page is wider than necessary

No, I'm not talking about making the question/answer box full screen. I'm saying that the page itself will not fit my iPad screen for the mobile-web (Safari) version. Here is the incident here: No, ...
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iPad app inbox “stuck”

In the iPad app the inbox shows unread notifications as a badge. When you tap on the icon a list pops up with the unread notices subtly highlighted in light blue. After you tap on one of the notices ...
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OP's name isn't highlighted in several places in iPad app

The user Konstantinos Gaitanas is the OP of the question, yet their first two comments are not highlighted, even though the third one is. I am using iPad 2 and the app version is 1.2.2.203.
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Whole comment area clickable?

iPad, iOS App ver.1.2.2 Instead of clicking the very tiny "..." button next to the comments so to show the comment action menu: Is it possible to change something so that the menu gets brought up ...
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Unable to make Badge Progress black PopUp disapear/fade_out on Safari iPad

On the reviews section, I tap on the Badges Progress bar and a black PopUp fades in to shows user's reviewing Badges. When I tap back to the same PopUp, the same stays frozen there. I also tried to ...
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Can't select on the app

I can't select words from questions and comments, except answers. Holding down the word doesn't make any selection appear. Sometimes you wish to be able to copy the text in there, for example a user ...
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iPad app can't display ⟨⟩ brackets

These brackets are ubiquitous in math, but I don't use latex because I get it in a wiki page of pronunciation. I ask it on English.SE. The iPad app can't display them: But when I am writing this ...
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iPad app crash when submit an answer

When I submitted my answer in Electrical Engineering (I hadn't registered in this site before), the app crash out. When I opened it back, my answer had disappeared. However, I was registered to this ...
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How can I pin more than four sites to the left vertical bar in the iPad app?

I tried to see if I could pin more than 4 sites on the left bar because I'm a user on several sites, but I couldn't find a way to do it. In the Android app I have all the sites I'm subscribed to on ...
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Allow a way to hide the question list using the iPad app

In the iPad app, when viewing a question from the main list, it can get quite thin in portrait mode. Since that wasn't such a good explanation, here's a picture: If the question list could be ...
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voting to close on iPad takes 40 seconds

It appears to take about 20 seconds (timed) to render the dialog and then when you select the close reason and click the 'vote' link another 20 seconds to complete. This has been the case for at ...
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Careers site missing “Apply Now” on iPad [duplicate]

I was browsing through job postings and noticed the "Apply Now" button was nowhere to be found. I tried Mobile and Desktop versions, but when I checked it out this morning on my Mac everything was ...
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Increase font size on new iOS 8 SE app?

Hello SE iOS app dev team and other interested parties, Is it possible to increase the font sizes (relative to each other as a global scalar) on the iPad app? I can't see any app preferences/settings ...
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iOS iPhone app - iPhone 6 Plus

The iPhone app works really well on the regular iPhones The iPas app works really well on iPads But the 6 plus fills a strange niche - in vertical mode it works much like any other iPhone, but in ...
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Delete answer option in iOS app [duplicate]

I've just answered a question wrongly, but unlike on the regular site, there's no option to delete my incorrect answer. Although fairly minor, it would save me having to find a computer or use safari ...
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Allow tapping outside iPad app popup to close it

To close a popup window in the iPad app (1.2.0.141), you need to tap the Done button in the top left corner of the heading bar. It would be intuitive if the popup windows would also close if you tap ...
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Sites popup issues

With version 1.2.0.141 I'm having the following two issues on my iPad: If you open sites, select a site that is not in the sitebar it opens below the sites menu on the left. If you now select sites ...
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iOS iPad design issues

I'm using the iPad app 1.2.0.140. I have a few design/layout things that came to my mind: The about page hasn't a lot of content. Maybe it makes sense to display the about page in a popup similar to ...
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Timeout error, but answer posted anyway?

I'm on 3G with good signal, and version 1.1.0.131 When replying to a question with a fairly short (two paragraph) answer, the app hung after hitting submit. I eventually got bored and clicked back, ...
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Login usability issue

Just trying the iPad app for the fist time. The login screen wasn't like a normal app login screen. Several issues: No arrow buttons to move between email address and password Pressing Return did ...
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Unable to update app on iOS 8.0.2

I recently upgraded my iPad to iOS 8.0.2. I'm running version 1.1.0.124 of the iPad app. Whenever I open the app it tells me to update to 1.1.0.127. I tap update, and opens a certain link in Chrome. I ...
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iOS Tablet app: modal or sticky comments to questions

Having just tapped out a nice long comment to a question using the stackoverflow app on my iPad, and then accidentally clicked outside the comment field, I have one request: Please, please make the ...
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Upvote failed on Meta question using iOS iPad App

I tried to upvote this question on Meta Stack Overflow using the Stack Exchange iOS App Version 1.1.0.127 (current version right now). I have a 4th generation iPad with iOS 8.0. Got an error message ...
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Minor stuff on the profile page in iPad app

The listing of the communities in the Top Communities pane on the profile page is not based entirely on reputation or other activity. See below screen shots for clarification. Theoretical Computer ...
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Is there a way to edit comments on the iPad app?

I use the dictation feature on my iPad a lot in preference to the on-screen keyboard. The one drawback to this is that Siri sometimes mangles something I've said... Sometimes in a subtle way that isn'...
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Is there a way to edit my favorite tags in the iPad app?

Does the new iPad app have a way to edit my favorite tags for a community? Or for that matter, to filter my view of the community by my favorite tags?
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iPad app… Which site am I on?

In the iPad app, I see small icons on the left bar to show which SE site I'm on.... Useful, apart from the fact I'm a fairly casual SE user and don't know what half the sites are, never mind what the ...
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iOS iPad App flags are very slow

When I tap to flag the answer or question in ios app on iPad flag reasons loading near 20-30 seconds. Also there is no any success info message like on site after flag reason was selected and the ...
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Couldn't suggest edit from iPad app [duplicate]

I just tried to suggest an edit from the iPad app, but it said my account couldn't edit. I was able to make the edit from the website (still on iPad). Is there a known bug with suggesting edits? ...
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Present Inbox, Achievements and Sites views in a popover on iPad

The application looks good on the iPad. One thing that bothers me is that Inbox, Achievements and Sites view are presented modally in a form sheet presentation style. This creates a disjointed flow, ...
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“Inbox” and “Achievements” buttons available on iPad without login

Description: On iPad, the "Inbox" and "Achievements" buttons are available even without login. Steps to reproduce: Start the Stack Exchange app on iPad. On the front page, tap "Start using without ...
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Icon on About page missing on iPad with iOS 7

The icon on the about page is missing on the iPad (iOS7). iPhone with iOS8 is working fine.
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Post action menu in iPad app should be a popup

When I invoke the post action menu, it appears right in the middle of the screen instead of as a popup pointing to the place I tapped as I would expect: Could it please be made into a popup pointing ...