Questions tagged [mobile-app]

The mobile app is NO LONGER SUPPORTED. This tag is for the official Stack Exchange mobile applications only. The app is available for iOS and Android on the App Store and Google Play store.

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How can I report bugs with or request features for the Stack Exchange mobile apps?

I'm using the official Stack Exchange mobile app for iOS or Android, and My app crashed! It doesn't look good on my new smartphone. I noticed another bug. I have an idea for a new feature which is ...
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Favorites Q/A Mark [duplicate]

Stack Exchange App question: I recently tap the "star" that mark favorites questions (that one besides the edit & share icons) but I can't find how/where to see all those questions that ...
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Is there a way to see stack site rules from stack exchange app? [duplicate]

I usually use stack exchange from my mobile. So is there a way to see site rules from stack exchange app? If not then can it be added in later updates?
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iOS Mobile App - Push notifications down from May 25 - June 4

Update 2020-06-02: This has been resolved. We were able to recover our account, renew certificates, and push notifications should be working as expected. Push notifications will be down on the iOS SE ...
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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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Do Stack Overflow and other Stack Exchange sites have an app I can use?

I like using Stack Overflow (or any other Stack Exchange sites) and was wondering if there was an app I could install on my phone or other device that would allow me to use the site on-the-go or ...
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How to close as duplicate in the app? [closed]

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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Should mobile app questions be closed now that the apps are officially retired?

Today, Yaakov Ellis, a Stack Exchange staff member, stated in response to an app bug report that, We are not providing any further support for the mobile apps. There will not be any more builds ...
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UI issue on Stack Overflow profile page: HTML is not decoding properly for the badge on the mobile app

As seen in the badge earned section, amp; instead of which & should be shown on the Stack Overflow profile page. Android: 5.1 (Lollipop). Stack Overflow app, latest version.
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How can I open Meta Stack Exchange in the mobile app?

I wanted to open this site in the mobile app today. I could not find it. Manual look through all those sites is nigh impossible, searching for "exchange" or "stack" did not yield the expected result. ...
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Like the mobile app, the full site should show what posts' votes were removed from by a deleted user

I recently lost some reputation due to a user being deleted on Arqade. On the site, all it says is "User removed (learn more)" as usual, but on the Feed page of the mobile app it shows what post the ...
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Stack Exchange app for Android not recognizing my suspended account

How do I associate my suspended account with the app that I am using now? I have a network-wide suspension but I do not want to extend it by using this app to read until my suspension is over.
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Bug after commenting [duplicate]

After commenting I get redirected to a white blank page. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone 6s OS Version: Version 12.0.1 (Build 16A404)
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Is there any correlation between low-quality questions and the devices they originated from?

I cannot see myself using my phone to ask a question on any Stack Exchange networks. The comfort and experience simply doesn't compare with the non-mobile web version. I know that I would probably ...
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The mobile app shows too informative login error messages

Today when I was moving to a new Android phone, I have noticed that when I typed my account password incorrectly, the message I have received was "Error while attempting to login: Bad password". Out ...
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html encoded character instead of normal username in comment

I made a comment with a user that had a ì in the username on the mobile app on stack overflow to tag him. Unfortunately, this isn't rendered properly and replaced by a html entity, which is then ...
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Protecting questions from mobile site

I’ve searched through blog posts and questions just about everywhere I know to look on Google and SE (which is still far from everywhere there is to look, mind), but I cannot find anyone mentioning ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Official Stack Exchange application for Windows Phone OS

I have recently seen your official application on Google Play. And it is really nice and useful. Do you plan application for Windows Phone(7.8, 8) ? Update: Also, after reading most of your comments ...
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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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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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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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Allow adding bounties from the iOS & Android app

(I was surprised I couldn't find this in an existing question, so here goes) I'd like to add a bounty to a question, but I'm too lazy to go get my computer or a web browser. I like the SE app, and ...
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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 ...