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Questions tagged [mobile-app]

This tag is for the Official Stack Exchange application only. The app is available for iOS and Android on the App Store and Google Play store. When posting bug reports, please specify the app's version.

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Why don't Stack Exchange websites show my profile picture that I have already uploaded?

When setting up my profile, I uploaded my profile picture. After that, I installed the app in my tablet, but when I signed in, I didn't find my profile picture. I tried again to upload another profile ...
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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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Hidden communities not working in mobile?

I have the SE app on iOS. When I signed out and looked on my profile, I saw that the communities that I have hidden (Stack Overflow and Tor) are shown. Why does this occur, and will it be fixed? The ...
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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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Why is this user's reputation shown as 1 in all sites on the mobile app?

In searching in SE app, I found a profile like this: It is clear that the profile has a lot of reputation. But why is his rep shown as 1 in all sites?
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Font rendering issues in mobile app

While browsing the codegolf hot question today, I noticed that the font rendering had some issues. Check the screenshots below: (in app) (in browser)
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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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App opens with error message whenever I try to log in using a mobile browser

I want to edit my profile. So I opened the site on Chrome. But when I want to log in, I can't. I get an error message: Sorry, we could not load question. Loading in browser instead... ...and then ...
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How to format as code in Stack Exchange mobile app

How to write code when asking a question in the Stack Exchange mobile app? For example, on the computer, we arrange code by just pressing Ctrl+K. What should I do in the mobile app?
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Area51 SE is not available on the DE iOS app [duplicate]

Is there a reason for the fact that Area 51 is not available on mobile? Will Area 51 be available on the mobile version of the SE app soon?
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Stack Exchange should resume development on the mobile apps [closed]

The iOS app has been abandoned for at least a year now. What is Stack Exchange's current mobile strategy? Will development resume, and if so, when?
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Teams support for apps?

Teams is a (pretty neat) product that you are selling. The Stack Exchange app can't see any inbox notifications for Teams or access them, which is understandable... but I recently installed the Stack ...
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Does Stack Exchange make any money with the mobile app?

I recently wondered, what the business model of Stack Exchange is. As there were already several questions to this, I found a satisfying answer. But I'm often using the mobile application, and there ...
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Is there any point to posting app bug reports?

I've discovered some bugs regarding the SE iOS app but recently learned that there are no active personnel on the development team for the apps. If this is the case, is there any reason to post bug ...
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Creating tags from SE app [duplicate]

I am currently using SE app for Android. I just posted a travel question but could not create a new tag for my question. I know that: This is SO meta, and my issue is with travel, but I am afraid ...
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How to comment with the mobile Stack Exchange App?

I only figured out how to comment on another comment, but I want to comment on an answer.
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Will I still get notifications from Stack Overflow if I don’t have the app but have the Stack Exchange app?

As in, all I care about from the SO mobile app are the notifications. Can I still get those notifications from the SE mobile app?
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Do we need the Stack Overflow mobile app if we have the Stack Exchange mobile app? [duplicate]

On the Stack Overflow mobile app I couldn’t figure out how to award an answer, but I was able to do it on the Stack Exchange mobile app. Thus, I had a better experience with the Stack ...
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Why is Meta Stack Exchange classified as “main site” and not “meta site?”

On my Stack Exchange iOS app, this Meta Stack Exchange site cannot be found when I filter by meta sites. Rather, it is considered one of the main sites. Why is this? Could it be changed? This ...
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User profile does not open while directly clicking a name in comment from Stack Exchange mobile app

I can't open a commenter profile while directly click the commenter name in comment from mobile app You can check it my below comment... You can't see my profile while directly click my name in the ...
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Feature to search for words in a question and its answers in the Stack Exchange app

It would be nice to search a question and its answers for keywords. This is especially useful when looking at long articles (such as the FAQ) or a question/answers that you are long but where you are ...
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How to log into the Stack Exchange app with a different Google account?

Somehow, I logged into the Stack Exchange app with another of my accounts on Google. I've tried to log out and log back in again but the app doesn't ask me which of my Google accounts it should log ...
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Notifications on iOS for new questions in selected tags

Is there a way to get notified on an iOS device for new questions in selected tags ? There are some tags where a new question comes in every couple of hours. For them, I would like to be notified as ...
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Why are there two different Android apps?

So, if someone wants to install the Stack Exchange apps on Android, they search the Google Play store, and they find two different Stack Overflow/Exchange apps. This is quite confusing, since both ...
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Allow mobile users to review posts [duplicate]

I have recently discovered reviewing posts and am working towards the respective badges. However, the majority of the time (even now) I use the mobile app, rather than the desktop. Therefore I was ...
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Where to report bugs and request new feature for the new Stack Overflow apps? (do not confuse with SE app)

Where should I submit bug reports and feature requests for the new Stack Overflow app (android and iOS) and which tags should I use?
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What are the differences between the Stack Exchange iOS and Android apps?

Are there any differences between the Stack Exchange app on iOS and Android, or should they be considered functionally identical? Are there any features one has that the other does not?
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Show more specific “Page not found” error in mobile app

Trying to view a deleted question in the SE mobile app will show a generic "Page not found" error, with the option to open in Safari. Opening the page in Safari will show a more specific error, "...
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Edit button behaves inconsistently across platforms when edit queue is full

The 'edit' button has inconsistent behavior across devices when the suggested On a desktop, the 'edit' button will be grayed out. On the mobile site, the edit button will be missing entirely. On ...
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Unable to suggest edits on meta sites with mobile app [duplicate]

When using the Stack Exchange iOS app, the edit button for suggesting edits appears to be missing when viewing posts from a per-site meta. App Version: 1.6.4 Device: iPad mini 2G (Wi-Fi) OS Version: ...
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Shortcut for code formatting in comments on mobile

It's commonly known that you can use code formatting by surrounding your code with backticks: `enter code here`. Unfortunately, the ` character is fairly well hidden on the default iOS keyboard, ...
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Can we edit our profile details? [duplicate]

Can we change our profile info like profile picture and name and if yes than how can we do so? Can anyone help?
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What do the numbers to the left and right of my tags mean?

I looked at my tags section and saw two numbers without an explanation. I'm guessing one of these is tag score, and that is what I'm looking for to see my progress towards a tag badge. Is there an ...
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Huge space between elements of Your Sites list on mobile app [duplicate]

As you can see in the screenshot, there's a huge gap between sites in the Your Sites list in the app. Steps to reproduce: Swipe right from the left edge on the initial screen. Tap the EDIT button. ...
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Global inbox is inconsistent between the web and mobile apps when having several comments on same post

In the inbox window in apps (iOS, Android) I see 5 comments and 1 answer on screen. All for one question. In web I see only 1 comment for that question instead of 5. Why? Is it some ...
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Swap position of poster and editor on mobile app [duplicate]

Across the Stack Exchange network, the original poster appears in the lower right, with any edits then appearing to the left of that. I'm not sure when it changed, but the mobile app (iOS, v 1.6.3.6) ...
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Layout / tap target size issues in iOS app [duplicate]

I've noticed since the December update to the iOS app that the inbox and achievement buttons in the toolbar are a bit... iffy. they seem to move around a tiny bit based on whether achievements is ...
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Clicking on the featured job in the app results in 404 Not Found [duplicate]

When I open the mobile app (on android) and try to click on the featured job listing listed as "earlier today" the browser that opens shows a 404 Not Found. https://clc.stackoverflow.com/jobs/131952/...
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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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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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Why isn't there a self answer option on the app?

On mobile, it's very accessible and easy to use, but I have one problem. There is no self-answer option when posting a question so I have to pre-write it and copy/paste it over or doing on the mobile ...
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How to close as duplicate in the app?

When trying to close a question as a duplicate in the app, you are expected to enter a URL or number. But, the app doesn't show numbers or URLs, and it doesn't show the previously selected duplicates ...
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Require to add content to a bug report using the (Android) app

It seems some users experience trouble, specifically with the Android app. They fail making a good bug report here since they just hit the Report an Issue button in the app and then Post Your Question ...
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Please support Furigana in mobile app

Japanese has Furigana. Furigana is how to read. Example: [日本人]{にほんじん} Result: (日本人 → Japanese) See also:How should I format my questions on Japanese Language SE? but Furigana does not support ...
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I closed the “open in app” banner. How can I get it back?

I accidentally clicked on the "close" icon on the "open in app" banner on a Stack Exchange site, and now I can't get it back. As stated in this answer, it's permanently gone. If you hit the × the ...
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Duplicate bug report, different “application version”: which report to keep open?

I was doing some reviews on close votes, when I came to this question. Cannot submit comment It has been proposed as a dupe of Comment posting issue As you can see, the original proposed question ...
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Syntax highlighting does not turn off on mobile app

Take this example code block: In [1]: text = "I'm a stringy!" In [2]: print(text) I'm a stringy! In [3]: print(text[:-1]) I'm a stringy In [4]: print(text[::-1]) !ygnirts a m'I In [5]: print(text[...
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Distinguish between in-app permalinks and external links on StackExchange mobile app

I love the StackExchange mobile app - its low data usage, intuitive navigation and easy access to the most used features means it's often much better than the mobile site. When touching a permalink ...
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Mobile meta post notifications are no longer working

Us mods used to get mobile push notifications for new meta posts, but a while ago (I don't know exactly when), they stopped coming. Can they be turned back on? I don't know if this is specific just ...
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Do moderator flags exist as mobile app notifications?

Is there any provision to allow the site moderation - more specifically, flags raised - to be available on a mobile app as notification alerts, a la normal Inbox notifications? Or does a moderator ...