Questions tagged [mobile-web]

For questions about the mobile versions of Stack Exchange sites. For questions about the mobile apps, use the [android-app] and the [ios-app] tags as needed. Since the new responsive design will eventually replace the mobile version, bugs and feature request are unlikely to be fixed/implemented.

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Something happened to my Chrome on mobile, and now Stack Overflow looks weird [duplicate]

Something happened to my Chrome on mobile (my phone was in my pocket, so maybe something got pressed), and now Stack Overflow looks weird. What happened? This is how it should look (this screenshot is ...
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Stack Overflow design broken in Firefox Mobile [duplicate]

Is there an issue when Stack Overflow is used with Firefox on Mobile devices? A few weeks ago the design suddenly changed, now it looks pretty much like the desktop version, see screenshot. The nice ...
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Automatic change to the full version of the site when trying to put on a hat

When you try to put on a hat on the mobile version, it goes to profiles and there is emptiness, so it would be nice if it would automatically change to the full version of the site.
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Hat Dash is cut off on mobile

When I try to play Hat Dash in portrait mode, half of the canvas is cut off: This makes it fairly difficult to react to obstacles in time, especially at higher speeds. The workaround is easy though, ...
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Inconsistent wording of profiles without an “about me” section

When visiting a profile without an "about me" section in a desktop browser, you'll see the text "Apparently, this user prefers to keep an air of mystery about them.". E.g.: ...
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Message response options symbols intermittently not loaded on mobile chat

When selecting a message on MSE chat to reply about half of the time only the flag icon loads. The other icons don't load. The buttons are there, because replying or starring a message is possible ...
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Post links colouring seems broken on mobile web

Somewhere during the last hour, in mobile web, all the links to posts were rendered solid black and no distinction is made between pages already visited or not: These used to be coloured in light or ...
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Permanently Force Mobile View on Stack Exchange Sites

Stack Exchange sites do offer a “Mobile” link on the footer; after activating it, that particular domain continues to serve its mobile theme for a few weeks (haven't counted exactly). But the site ...
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Can the main HNQ page be made more mobile aware? [duplicate]

The mobile aware functionality of Stack Exchange has steadily improved over the years and it’s mainly a joy to use. However, when my fat thumbs stumble onto the main HNQ landing page (stackexchange....
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Mobile experience of the website not standardized, very impractical to use and add code

Title says it all. When writing an answer on a mobile device the options for adding snippets do not appear at all in any way in the slightest, there's no way I can either add, or even view, a code ...
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Answers in mobile site scroll slightly

In the last couple of days answers in the mobile (non-responsive) site have started scrolling slightly, by what appears to be 16 pixels. This affects the whole answer box down to the add comment ...
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No title for badge related pages in mobile version

There is no title for badge related pages in mobile version. For instance: https://meta.stackexchange.com/help/badges/7/critic Full site Mobile site I.e. html title tag is not filled for that page.
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Something bad happened while switch to full site after attempt to submit empty post in mobile version [duplicate]

Steps to reproduce: Switch to mobile web (in the footer) Select any question and tap "Post Your Answer" button while post body is clear. You will see an error message "Oops! Your ...
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Why isn’t stackexchange.com using the same mobile layout as other SE sites in my browser? [duplicate]

I can see most SE sites and pages mobile friendly, including this one. But for just stackexchange.com it displays full desktop on mobile chrome and safari. Is there something I need to change on my ...
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Asking a question being on mobile view broke some style

When using a mobile web asking a question redirects you to the full site version but it seems that some styles are not applied correctly. In particular for inbox and achievements popups:
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Different syntax for uploaded image between full and mobile web

I just noticed that if I upload image via full web editor it looks like the following in code: I.e. description with a link to the separate link list at the end of message body. But if I use mobile ...
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No “The overflow” option on Email settings for full web version

Why does the full web version of the Email settings page not contain “The overflow” section that the mobile web version does? See the images below: mobile web full site
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Why is the mobile web so limited?

The mobile web is very limited and is lacking lots of features that are available in the desktop (full site) version. Why is that? What is the reasoning? Some example of the things I can't do on ...
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Track badge with conditional views that require improvement

This behaviour was seen in Android 10 using both Firefox version 81.1.5 and Google Chrome version 86.0.4240.99 and in multiple communities. In one's profile, in the Activity tab, there are at least ...
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Without understandable feedback it's hard to know if I can reward my bounty

This issue was reproduced in Android 10 using Google Chrome and using the browser in Desktop mode, and was reproduced in more than one community. As you can see in the next image, I created a question ...
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Formatting toolbar covered by Android pop-up menu [closed]

This problem was reproduced in an Android 10 Samsung Galaxy A30s using Gboard or Samsung keyboard, Google Chrome and in more than one community. When I want to add a link to the two initial rows of an ...
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Scroll to the sides in mobile when question has many tags [duplicate]

I've reproduced this behaviour in different communities, so it's very likely to be a general problem. I'm using Google Chrome in both Android and Windows 10. When the question has a big list of tags, ...
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Mathematical symbol not displaying within spoiler on mobile site

I am on Chrome for Android, and when I open the second spoiler in this answer, the symbol does not display - I see the literal text $\checkmark$ instead. If I leave the spoiler open and add a comment, ...
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The “Delete this answered question?” dialog is not accessible on a mobile device, making it impossible to delete questions

I'm using the most recent version of the platform using Chrome on my Android device. This behaviour was reproduced on both the main site and on Meta. When I open one of my questions and click delete, ...
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Unable to differentiate between code and hyperlinks with code formatting on mobile site

This is a follow up of my earlier question Hyperlinks in code formatting no longer follows site color. The links in code formatting on mobile site aren't underlined which worsens the above situation ...
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No italics on mobile [duplicate]

This is what this post looks like on a desktop browser (Windows 10, Chrome 84.0.4147.135): This is what it looks like on a mobile browser (Android 8, Firefox 79.0.5): Italic text is not formatted on ...
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Different font sizes in mobile site and responsive website on mobile [duplicate]

This is how post looks in responsive design on mobile And that's how in mobile site The font on responsive design looks as small as what subscript and superscript fonts used to look like. Can we ...
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Edit link missing on question (even though I have more than 2k rep) [duplicate]

I encountered a weird issue now, for the first time - there is this question for which I didn't see an edit link at first. However when I manually crafted an edit URL with this post ID and submitted a ...
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List filters are not sticky, and have no effect on the next pages

I was on Stack Overflow, browsing the questions to find one or two to answer, and I noticed there is a filter option of "Unanswered Questions" It appears to filter questions by unanswered, ...
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Meta-participation by mobile users?

How are any users of small screen devices expected to discover that a Meta site exists? And do they tend to do so, in fact? Do users of small screen devices see any kind of notification when a meta-...
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“site” in “full site” is not correctly aligned

When the mobile version of a non-meta SE site is opened in portrait mode, the option to shift to "full site" is not correctly aligned with the word "site" being in the centre of ...
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Why do Stack Exchange sites occasionally request my device location?

I received the following prompt when visiting Math Stack Exchange following a link from Google: The exact URL in my address bar was: https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/606375/prove-that-every-...
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When I login on a question, it looks like I have upvoted all comments

I get the following unexpected behaviour when I access mobile web versions of Stack Exchange sites through Google Chrome on Android. If I am logged out, visit a question, then log in while on the ...
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How do I add a profile picture on SE using a mobile phone?

I have tried a lot to change my profile picture on this site by using my mobile phone, but couldn't find any options. My laptop is being repaired, so I can't use it. How can I change my profile ...
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The captcha appears in an inconvenient location on Opera Mobile on Android

The captcha appears in an inconvenient location on Opera Mobile on Android. E.g. I saw the following after trying to post a question: I had to unzoom or horizontally scroll to see where the captcha ...
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Add banner to top of mobile site linking to responsive site

TL;DR: Add a banner to the top of the mobile site linking to the responsive site. I regularly use the responsive site on my phone and occasionally, when I haven't been on a certain site for a while, ...
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The reply button being full width makes it hard to scroll the blog comments

I'm reading the blog on my phone (example article), and scrolling through the comments, when I tap on the highlighted area to scroll. I expect that dragging there will scroll the page, but it doesn't. ...
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New dialog doesn't display radio options properly in the mobile view [duplicate]

The radio button is on its own line instead of being aligned with its label.
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Can’t access entire API docs menu on mobile

This is what I see at 100% (pinched out) after expanding the menu on one of the API documentation pages: In addition to it not being fully responsive (due to the “Try it” box lower on the page), I ...
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How can I revert SE appearance on mobile? [duplicate]

The appearance/ look of English Language & Usage SE has changed in my mobile phone and it was completely unexpected. It wasn't like this before. I use SE on Chrome in my mobile phone (Android). ...
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Very low contrast syntax highlighting on mobile site

The syntax highlighting for mobile on Android Chrome seems to be using a different set of colours, which looks much worse on mobile browsers (true over multiple SE sites) Here's a side by side ...
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Can we have some details about when the responsive site will become the default on mobile?

The responsive "full site" will replace the mobile site sooner or later. Is there a timeline on when it might become the default? Will this be done piecemeal, or as a whole (for a given SE site, or ...
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The top bar is a little too full for moderators on mobile

Alternate title: why can't I hold all these icons?? The top bar has a bit too much stuff in it on my phone when there's flags: You might spot the issue already: the site switcher icon has been ...
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Profile of users without QAs and with at least one rarest badge

I've noticed a bug using Google Chrome on an Android 7.0. The normal user profile Rarest badge section should look like this When going to the profile of a new user that has no QAs and at least one ...
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How can I see total points per certain tag on a mobile phone?

There's already a similar question where the answer marked as accepted relies on hover the mouse on a specific location (so the question didn't consider mobile web users). Considering mobile phone ...
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“request access” when viewing a gallery room button covers message content on mobile chat

If I view a gallery room on mobile, and don't want to request access, but I do want to read the last message in the room... that's a bit hard to do. The banner telling me that I need to request access ...
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The mobile version of the website does not display the amount of reputation gained on the reputation leagues

The reputation leagues on the mobile version of the website are not displaying the amount of reputation gained on the selected period as normally shown on the desktop version, instead they are showing ...
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The mobile version of the website does not show the license along with the contributions

The contributors license their work with a creative commons license and more specifically "cc by-sa". This means that the if anybody, e.g. SE, wants to use the work of a contributor then they need to ...
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Please don't completely remove the mobile website, for the benefit of users on slow connections

A Stack Exchange employee just said the following regarding the mobile site: We are actively working on the responsive design that works on both desktop and mobile, based on screen size. Once that is ...
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Are there plans to get the @ name completion working on the mobile website?

I use Stack Exchange site through my phone (iPhone) way more frequently than I do through the desktop website. When I do that, I really wish that typing the @ symbol would offer the same auto-...

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