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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Posts reaching 1000 downvotes don't get rounded down to 'k' on mobile version of site

On mobile web (Chrome 75.0 for Android), a post reaching a score of -1,097 sees its score overlapping the vote arrow: This should probably read -1.1k, like the post above (positively upvoted).
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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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Please implement a way to see post timestamps on the mobile site

On the desktop site, when looking at posts that are recent enough, sometimes the site just says "1 hour ago." However, if I hover over it, it shows a nice little timestamp: I would love to be able ...
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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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Add markdown toolbar to mobile web

On the full site, there's that helpful Markdown toolbar above the post box: This is conspicuously missing in the mobile site: It's difficult just to get a bracket on my iPad. Backticks aren't even ...
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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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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’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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Add top link on the bottom only on Mobile

I request a top ( ^ ) link to be available on the bottom (near paging links) only on Mobile site. It will be used when scroll down until last question in page. It'll be useful mainly when loading 50 ...
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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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There shouldn't be a > in the mobile site's privilege tracker

On the mobile site, the privilege tracker has a ">" symbol in front of the number of reputation points necessary: This is inaccurate. As soon as this user has exactly 10 reputation, they will have ...
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Add comment length counter on the mobile site

I know that comments have to be at least 15 chars for the system to post it. I noticed that on the mobile site, there is no "x chars to go..." warning. If I try to post a comment that is too short, ...
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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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When viewing own profile in mobile theme, “People Reached” showing even when empty

Using the mobile version of the website in Chrome. In some of the communities, when going to my profile, can read "People Reached" tells you how many people found your posts here while searching ...
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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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Possible bug filtering questions on mobile UI

There is a bug in the questions page present in all SE websites. If I go to the questions page and click on a tag to filter for a subject and try to sort the questions by unanswered (e.g. https://...
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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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CAPTCHA impossible to solve due to device limitations

I just got challenged on programmers. The CAPTCHA is impossible to solve because my device (iPhone + Chrome using mobile site) can not copy the text required to be copied and pasted into the input ...
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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 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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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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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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Google cache returns the mobile version of a question

Sometimes I use google to access a cached version of a question on a Stack Exchange site. However, when I do so, it returns the mobile version of the site, which removes some information and therefore ...
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Clicking on inbox notifications … ends up “slightly” in the wrong place?

I have seen this a few times by now, and I am wondering whether this is a real UI bug, or just some sort of strange glitch: I open meta.stackexchange (or stackoverflow.com, or meta.stackoverflow.com) ...
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Why is the Hot Network Questions page not responsive? [duplicate]

I browse the hot network questions every day and for years I've been wondering why every individual Stack Exchange site has a mobile version, but the hot network questions page is not responsive. ...
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I can't turn off the new mobile chat interface even though the option is not activated in Preferences

Referring to this post about being forced to use the new mobile interface. In the Answer, we are told to go to our chat preferences and make sure that checkbox is not activated. The OP says it was ...
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Mobile website mistakenly double-counts users who've earned a given badge more than once

Some of the badges can be awarded multiple times to a same user, badges like Great Question, Great Answer, Famous Question etc., In the badge page, we can see how many times the badge was awarded to ...
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Comments from OP have a different font size than comments from others [duplicate]

Comments from OP have a different font size than comments from others. Example from How can one get the clipboard menu item in the contextual menu in Gmail's compose email field?: Tested on ...
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Why am I forced to use the newest chat interface?

When logging into chat-stackexange I am presented with this message: The new mobile version of chat is now the default mobile version on devices that support it. Unlike the classic (okay, ancient) ...
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Can't turn off the mobile chat interface in iPad [duplicate]

Back in October I asked about turning off the mobile chat interface on my iPad. At that time, it was sufficient to choose "full site" from the menu to turn it off. Sometime over the past few days, ...
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Clicking on full site loads mobile chat again

I was switching from mobile chat to full site to upload an image on chat room on my mobile. Clicking on full site still gives mobile chat after a page refresh. I tried several times but the result ...
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No feedback for delete problems on mobile site

I’ve noticed a number of issues with casting delete votes from mobile. The common thread is a failure to notify the user of problems with the vote. I’ve seen it in the following situations: trying to ...
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Are mobile browsers still too inaccurate to show vote counts?

Right now vote counts are not shown on the mobile theme. I read from an old post show vote count on the mobile theme, that is was because some old mobile browsers were too inaccurate. An answer to ...
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Gold tag badge icon missing in post notice on mobile web

Gold tag badge is missing in the post notices on mobile web view. Post reference Screenshot for reference:
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Mobile site shows wrong numbers when tracking privileges

This is my activity page on the mobile site: A zoom in on the privilege tracker: So it says that when I have more than 1,300 reputation, I'll get the privilege. Sounds correct, right? Let's just hop ...
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Knitting on mobile missing some colours

I asked a question how to start knitting on Winterbash site. How do I start Winterbash knitting on mobile?. One answer gave a way to use in landscape mode. It worked. But some colours are cropped out....
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Why is it not easy to find the help center on the mobile versions?

I found other posts that suggest making the help center easier to find but they're quite different. For example, this one and this one are discussing the full version. This one is quite old and was ...
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Show last action in Top Questions on mobile site

Questions on the Top Questions list show the last action performed on them, as in the image: I don't need to tell you why this feature is useful; you already know from experience. I find it ...
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No link to tag wiki page found in mobile browser view of tag

In the "Request Desktop Site" view of https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/x86 there is a link titled "Learn more…" that links to https://stackoverflow.com/tags/x86/info On the same page in the ...
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Should stackexchange sites be differentiated on mobile?

I sometimes use the mobile version of SE websites and, with the exception of stackoverflow.com and meta.stackoverflow.com, all SE sites seem to render with the same generic stackexchange theme. Could ...
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Is there an equivalent of the iOS app feed for the mobile website?

On the iOS app, when you select the menu button, on of the options besides selecting a specific SE site, is “Feed”. This shows some suggested questions to check out plus recent responses to comments ...
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Vote to delete via mobile web doesn't check for duplicates

I've just voted to delete this question even though it's used as the original question for a duplicate, namely this one. The popup informing you that it can't be deleted isn't shown on the (old) ...
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Can’t “request desktop” in mobile Safari

Whenever I tap on “request desktop site” in mobile Safari it just reloads the current page but doesn’t switch to the full site. (I don’t use any other mobile browsers so I don’t know if any others ...
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Mobile Firefox is not supported?

Just found a new article in the help center: What browsers do we support? And it contains link to Browserlist. I don't see mobile Firefox here. Was it by mistake or this browser is not supported?
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When accessing from a computer, I got the “mobile” style view [duplicate]

Strangely, I only got this when accessing RPG.SE. (Nothing else, even meta.RPG.SE.) First image: Second image for comparison: Any ideas? Note: Awards, profile, and badges that have something to do ...
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Which device would work better for mining unicoins? [closed]

I found this infographic on mobile devices, and needed help deciding which device would work better for mining unicoins. I know that the "Galaxy the Unicorn" runs Unicorn Linux, but I'm a little ...
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Add a reply to comment button or @ autocompletion when using Chrome on Android [duplicate]

Currently there is no comment button or @ autocompletion when writing a comment in reply to another comment on Stack Exchange for mobile Chrome on Android. It would be a good time saver to have this ...

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