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Questions tagged [mobile-safari]

For questions about site appearance and functionality on the mobile version of Safari.

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Unicode phi characters inconsistent between body and preview and across platforms

The various Unicode characters for phi (Φ or φ or ϕ) display inconsistently between body and preview in Google Chrome. In particular, φ &phi and ϕ &#981 display reversed. It's obviously ...
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Comment upvotes and flags don't work when reviewing on mobile

Normally, when I browse a site in desktop mode on my iPhone, I can tap a comment and the upvote and flag options will appear: However, this doesn't work when reviewing from mobile. I can tap or long-...
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Typing “i” in search box opens inbox on mobile [duplicate]

I find myself unable to type the letter i in the search box here or meta.SE in the mobile view, because as soon as I do, the "supercollider" inbox opens. I have keyboard shortcuts enabled in ...
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Mod dashboard (account info) empty when viewed on iPhone

The Mod dashboard with extended account information doesn't work when viewed in Safari on an iPhone 7 Plus (iOS 10.3.2). It just shows an empty page, e.g. for this suspicious user: It seems the ...
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Apple Pencil inconsistently registers taps in mobile chat on iPad with Safari

When tapping the new mobile chat UI with the Apple Pencil on the new iPad Pro 12.9" on Safari, Apple Pencil appears to register a UI event that the mobile chat interface isn't expecting, because in ...
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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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Text spacing off on when viewing a user's suggestion history in their profile

There should be more space between "on" and the tag wiki link: Device: iPhone 6 OS Version: Version 10.2 (Build 14C92)
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Chat message disappears after edit and reload on mobile

On mobile chat, a message disappears (only on mobile, apparently still visible on desktop) when you edit it, and while editing, reload the page. Is this intended? If so, why? Steps to reproduce AFAIK:...
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Mobile chat offset incorrect when rotating device while keyboard is shown

Steps to reproduce: Open mobile chat Tap the message text field to pull up the keyboard. Rotate the device. Rotate the device back. Expected behavior: The chat view should be visible above the ...
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Login once for all sites using the mobile website

On mobile Safari, on my iPhone, I needed to login for Stack Overflow, then again for Super User, etc. Shouldn't one login suffice for all 160 sites?
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Page goes back to top when dismissing Add picture dialog

The new Add picture dialog on the mobile website (on mobile Safari) goes back to the top of the page when dismissing it. This is really distracting when you want to post an answer and you suddenly ...
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Mobile Web shows wrong Reputation earned in Recent Achievements

When I woke up this morning I saw the wrong reputation total in the "Recent Achievements" area. 33 rep was showing instead of the correct total of 35. I encountered this bug again this morning: The ...
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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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Can't see what I type in the new mobile chat [duplicate]

I just can't scroll to the bottom to see what I type in when I open the keyboard. App Version: 1.4.2.2 Device: iPad 2 (GSM) OS Version: Version 9.3.2 (Build 13F69)
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Comments don't show at all when browsing Desktop Mode site on mobile Safari

In the event of not having the iOS app, or needing a function usable only on the 'main' site (like viewing active Moderator Election pages), it is sometimes necessary to open the Desktop format of the ...
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Chat edit box not visible [duplicate]

When I try to post a message using the new chat on mobile, I can't see the edit box and I can't scroll down. I have to type on good luck. Please show the edit box. I am on iOS 9.3.2 on an iPhone ...
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Question titles break mid-word on mobile

Question titles on the mobile site don't wrap properly, words break to the next line in the middle. Screenshot:
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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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New mobile chat doesn't follow the keyboard height

The Japanese keyboard on iOS dynamically changes it's height to show suggestions and hides the input box of new mobile chat. Additionally, third-party keyboards make the input box completely ...
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MathJaX breaks tables, can't scroll to see whole post

On sites with MathJaX, such as Math.SE or MathOverflow, occasionallythe window posts are contained in 'breaks' and I can't scroll to see the whole thing - this makes them impossible to read. Examples ...
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Why does my iPad keep trying to reply to ancient comments on SE chat?

In the SE chat rooms in which I am most active, whenever I log in or refresh the page, it the message box appears with :1234567 or whatever already filled in. It is trying to reply to comments from ...
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Small space when opening achievements and inbox

If you open the achievements dialog or the inbox messages there is a small gap at the right side of the screen. You can see it between the gray border and the end of the browser window. This is ...
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Stack Overflow Button styling on iOS Safari

I've noticed that none of the buttons of Stack Overflow on iOS (Safari) are styled properly - they inherit the OS style. The buttons currently look like native OS buttons, and I want them to follow ...
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“Prev”/“next” triangles rendered as Emojis on iOS devices

In the (default) Safari browser on an iPhone the "prev" and "next" characters in the links at the bottom of the questions page are rendered as Emojis, which looks quite ugly: The HTML source contains ...
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Chat search broken in mobile Safari

Using Mobile Safari in iOS 8.4, and the full-site chat interface,1 if I type something in the search field and tap Search on the virtual keyboard, nothing happens. The virtual keyboard retracts, the ...
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Footnote <sub> text collapsed into a single line in Mobile Safari

I spotted this weird-looking text on the mobile site: I'm using Safari in iOS 8.3 (12F70) on an iPhone 5S. I get the same problem in the iOS Simulator, running iOS 8.3 (12F69). The question comes ...
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Long title without suitable wrap point causes layout issue on Stack Exchange mobile website [duplicate]

I was using the Stack Exchange mobile website today and came across a title that messed up the layout a bit. Not sure whether this has been noted to the admins already. See screenshot of the issue: ...
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Bug on Safari Mobile iOS 8.2 Copying whole page causes page to reload and doesn't work

Here's how to reproduce. Go to Stack Overflow. Find a question that has some action on it (I've noticed that very short questions/answers work fine). Highlight the whole page. Tap copy. Safari ...
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Can't “paste” in chat on iOS Safari

On iOS, a "long press" in a text entry field will normally pull up a contextual test menu, with "paste," "select all," etc, depending on what's on the clipboard, and whether there's text in the box, ...
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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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No snowflake for full site on mobile

The winter bash "snowflake" icon in the top nav is missing when the "full site" is rendered on my iPhone 5 using both chrome and safari. All Stack Exchange sites affected. I'm looking at the same ...
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Employer page shows benefits on right with text misaligned on mobile Safari

Navigate to a company's profile page in mobile Safari. Scroll down to the benefits section. Example link to view on mobile Safari: Stack Exchange's Company Page If there are long phrases on the ...
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Defect on email subscriptions Subscribe button on Mobile Safari

Problem: Using Mobile Safari, the Subscribe button for email subscription gets pressed, but it doesn't create the subscription. Expected: The Subscribe button would redirect you to the confirmation/...
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Can't get into SE chat on Safari iOS 8.1 or 8.1.1

Although I can load chat in Chrome on my iPad, I cannot in Safari (which I prefer to use because of MathJax, which runs fine on Safari). I'm getting some sort of HTML5 error when I run the diagnostics....
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Upvoted comment icon is slightly misaligned

I've discovered the most trivial bug in the world. This upvote icon was in line with the others until I tapped it to upvote the comment: It's now slightly off kilter. This is on MSE in mobile ...
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Comment text cut off on the mobile site [duplicate]

This is the first time I have connected to the mobile site in quite a while. While using safari on a iPhone 4 I have noticed that the comments on a lot of posts are not wrapping correctly in portrate ...
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Don't focus on text field after loading more comments in mobile [duplicate]

On the desktop site, this isn't a problem, but on mobile it gets a little annoying After tapping here to load more comments: The text field is shown, given focus, and then pushed out of view by ...
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Safari browser flyover is visible even when I'm using Chrome

This flyover points at the bookmark icon in Safari, but points at nothing in Chrome.
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Flag undermenu hidden when question doesn't have any comments [duplicate]

When flagging a question on the mobile site and the question doe not have any comments, a part of the flag submenu gets hidden by a textbox. iPod 4G/iOS 6.1 (10B144) using Safari. Screenshot http://...
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No 'apply now' button for careers, using iPad Air/iOS 7.0.6

Browsing for (junior) JavaScript jobs on careers (hint, hint…) I found a few that I'd like to apply to, but browsing the job page there seems to be no way to actually apply (for clarity this applies ...
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Flagging bug in mobile web application [duplicate]

While browsing the mobile website on an iPod touch, I encountered the following problem while trying to flag a question as too broad. The textfield for entering an answer to the question is obscuring ...
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Can't close flagging dialog and answer textarea overlaps it on iOS Safari [duplicate]

I tried to flag a question on Stack Overflow and when the dialog prompted I wasn't able to close it nor scroll through the flagging options. Update: Went to another question to try again and it let ...
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Unable to login with my Stack Exchange account to Stack Overflow from an iPad (Safari)

For some reasons, I am unable to login to Stack Overflow from Safari on my iPad, whereas it works fine from my Chrome app. I have this issue only since yesterday. Before that I used to login from my ...
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Can mobile login have an e-mail-specific keyboard?

Facebook's usernames are typically e-mail addresses; Stack Exchange's OpenID usernames are AFAICT always e-mail addresses. In Safari for iOS (7.0.4), the username field on Facebook's login page ...
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Login page looks weird on Safari on iOS 7 [duplicate]

The bottom part is not clickable. What's up with that?
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How can I / can I at all, search questions from mobile (iPhone)?

In preparation for a job interview, and with my computer in the shop for repairs, I pulled up SO to search for Python / Django questions, only to be unable to find search in the top-of-window search. ...
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Migration dialog on non-mobile site is not rendered well in iOS Safari

On my iPhone, in Safari, the SO migration dialogue looks like this: Seems counter-intuitive to render the shorter options in a smaller font, and might be misinterpretted as somehow guiding the closer ...
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“mobile”, “full site” links fail intermittently on mobile Safari

It usually takes 2-5 tries in order to switch between mobile and full site on mobile Safari. Sometimes the page would reload without a switch to the other site. I use an iPhone 5 running on iOS 6.
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Is there a bug that causes review queue actions fail often using mobile Safari?

After several weeks of trying to use Mobile Safari for reviewing items in the review queue, there is a very strong chance that some noticable percentage of review tasks will fail when using mobile ...
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Zoom on editing in mobile safari

As of today (I believe), when entering text (ie asking a question, entering an answer, writing a comment) in mobile safari using the mobile theme, the site zooms in so that the entry area is wider ...