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Questions tagged [mobile-web]

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View vote count button on mobile

On the mobile site, can there be a button directly below the vote up/down buttons for viewing vote counts? When I am using the mobile site and I want to view vote counts, I have to switch to the full ...
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Some per-site metas have the incorrect blue “main site” theme instead of the correct black on mobile

Summary: Unlike the desktop site, all mobile main sites (except SO and its language variants and A51) have the same blue theme and all mobile meta sites (except bugged ones) have the same black theme. ...
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Use the wording and links of “you don't have edit privileges” banner from mobile web in the desktop version

Prompted by the comments on this answer. On mobile, when I try to edit a post on a site I don't have edit privileges on, I get this banner: You do not have edit privileges. Your edit will be ...
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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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Open close dialog at top of question when reviewing on mobile

When reviewing Close Votes on mobile, the close dialog pops up at the bottom of the question, which is an inconvenient location because you need to scroll down. For long questions, you can't even see ...
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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 ...
3
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1answer
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The font size on the mobile site for question titles in the list

I'm considering using the mobile site instead of the app that is no longer supported, but the first thing I noticed was that I was squinting to read the question titles in the question list. My phone ...
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Sign up started from mobile web doesn’t allow to upload the profile picture

Actually there’s no mobile view Sign Up page, but if you started sign up process from mobile version of site there’s no option to upload the profile picture. It looks weird. Just spot the difference: ...
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Please replace pages that have responsive design with those versions on mobile

The responsive design is very nice on pages like the homepage (has a theme, more buttons on the top than mobile) and has extra functionality on questions (view votes) and the asking UI (all the ...
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The buttons for awarding a bounty should be distinguishable from already awarded bounties in the mobile skin [duplicate]

Whenever I see my currently active bounties from a mobile site, I feel as if they've already been awarded. This is how it looks from my chrome browser in Android: The blue colour of the +100 box is ...
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Count down in timeout is cut off

The time out countdown which is flying in is missing half of the number. Note the 33 here: Can this be fixed please?
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Mobile chat chops off the numbers [duplicate]

As seen in the image below, the numbers (which represent seconds left for a timeout to end) are chopped off. They start as a whole from the bottom left corner, but are chopped off on the way, first ...
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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 ...
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Who stole my review button? - Review icon hidden on mobile, help icon shown instead

These pictures say everything. Somebody stole the review button in the small design (mobile). And to prove that I see the buttons on large screens: Also, this was a recent change (last few days) ...
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Answer previews in mobile web SE pages [duplicate]

Unless I am blind, the mobile web editor does not offer a preview of an answer, unlike the desktop web and Android application which do. I would use the Android application (which I like) for the ...
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Revisit the decision not allowing to create tags from mobile

You can't create tags when using the mobile version of the site; when you attempt to do so, you're greeted with the following error message: New tags cannot be created from the mobile site. The tag ...
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1answer
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Spam and rude/abusive questions aren't hidden behind revision history link on mobile web

I just reached 10k on SO yesterday. Today, when I was going to inspect a spam question, I saw this: I expected that it should be hidden, presenting me with a link to the revision history, but it wasn'...
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3answers
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SMS/text message notifications on answers to your question

Sometimes answers to your question can happen many minutes, hours, or even days after you asked the question. In the case of days, the e-mail notifications are certainly enough (and just noticing the ...
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4answers
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Mouse cursor doesn't change to pointer when hovering “full site” on mobile

When (accidentally) clicking "mobile" in the footer, one gets the mobile site in a regular browser too. To switch back, one can click "full site" in that same footer: However: when hovering it, the ...
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Duplicate list on mobile site lacks formatting

When closing a question as a duplicate on the mobile version of the site, the lack of formatting of the list of similar questions is rather painful: (apologies for the image size and the lack of ...
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1answer
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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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20answers
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Mobile optimized version of Stack Overflow [duplicate]

I found this one on UserVoice, and I thought it was fitting to bring it up here for further discussion. "Stack Overflow already works with Mobile Safari, but the experience is far from optimum. ...
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Unable to translate month name in the mobile web for reputation tab

I can't find the string to translate month name when viewing the profile reputation tab in mobile view: The issue was found more than two years ago: Отсутствие перевода названия месяца на ...
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1answer
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Badges section gets strangely smaller and italic when user has no visible post

See the image. The "badges" section is smaller and wrongly italic and doesn't fit the screen. It has a significantly higher 100% chance of shrinking if the user has no visible posts. I can ...
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Schrödinger's “Award bounty” button

Let's play a small game first: Illustration: Has the bounty been awarded? Here are two images cut from two screenshots. One of them has an active bounty, while the other has an awarded bounty. Make ...
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Can't access favorite rooms from Meta Stack Exchange's chat

If I access chat from Meta Stack Exchange then tap on the "favorite" tab I just get a blank screen. This is not the case for Chemistry Stack Exchange or a couple of other daughter sites.
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When selecting a message in mobile chat, action icons do not appear until scrolling

For some time now, whenever I select a chat message by tapping it on mobile device, there are no action icons: However when scrolling, either up or down, the icons appear: Can the icons ...
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Top bar of mobile chat is hardly readable for some site(s)

The top bar of the mobile chat pages has a background matching one of the colors in the site's design. For some sites, like Aviation, a light background color has been chosen which makes the white ...
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Safari - overlapping boxes on mobile flag page

On Safari when I went to my flag summary I noticed the Rude or Abusive and Pending boxes overlapped each other: This doesn't happen with other flags like Not an Answer of Low Quality as they don't ...
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Responses layout distorted when using “Full site” in mobile

Under Activity section of user profile, when I load the comments under responses, the layout seems out of place. This happens both in Chrome and Firefox for Android. I am using the latest version ...
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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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Body content formatting on mobile [duplicate]

I recently joined SO and related sites, and whilst raising a question I noticed that there was no obvious way for me to apply Markdown styling to body content via mobile. For instance, if I were to ...
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Add Review Queues to iOS app [duplicate]

In line with this question, Add review queues to Android app review queues should be added to the iOS app. Currently, they can only be accessed from a mobile web browser, where the editing and ...
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Display post asked/viewed/active info directly beneath the question on mobile

When I mention asked/viewed/active, I mean this little bit seen at the top of the sidebar: This information can be substantially relevant for people dropping in to moderate or curate a question. ...
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Rollback edit summary doesn't re-render on mobile site

On rollback revisions, the user edit history contains a GUID on the mobile site: Full web says "a previous revision": This appears to be the raw edit summary, according to a chat message ...
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404 page content for deleted question is different between full and mobile sites

Checked on this deleted question, mobile view is on the left side: The minimum which could be done is to add an item point before “Google search ...” sentence for mobile view. In the general I ...
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Profile popup window overlay doesn't fully cover screen on moblie

When I open any pop-up window (badge tracker/viewer, WB hat selection, etc) on the profile page window on an iPad (using Safari) I get to look at this ugly setup: See a not marked-up image here. The ...
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Allow users to use responsive theme on all sites while logged in on a mobile browser

I (like many SE users) prefer the new responsive theme offered by SE as it has far more functionality and is simply more appropriate for my needs. However I must manually scroll to the bottom of each ...
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Mobile chat “you have been suspended” notification is too ambiguous

Earlier today, I was suspended from chat due to an inappropriate message (I totally deserved it, but that's not the point). I looked at my phone, and this is all that it told me: ...which confused me ...
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On iOS, the reply box can sometimes be covered entirely by the keyboard

The screenshots below are from Edge on iOS where it happens consistently, but this can also be triggered in Safari for iOS in certain circumstances, too. I've put in a bug report with WebKit. Here is ...
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Can the web pages please respect “Request desktop site” option?

I am an intensive mobile user and sometimes I meed functionalities of the full page (desktop page). The "desktop site" of mobile Chrome and other browsers has long been ineffective. The only way is to ...
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Accented tags not displayed properly on edit page on mobile web site

When editing a question with tags which contain accent marks (and likely other non-ASCII characters), the display is garbled, showing HTML escape sequences to the user: The above screen shot is taken ...
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Questions per page broken on mobile

Mobile is consistently only displaying one question per page (this is only happening for me on meta.SE): Modifying the number in the link to 15 (pagesize=15) just takes me to page 15 but still ...
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<pre> breaks spoiler on mobile site

Originally seen on this post. The following spoiler on mobile (Chrome 70.0.3538.80, Android 7.1.1) looks like this: (expected behavior: "text" is shown after click the spoiler, not before)
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The correct usage of tags Chat Support mobile-web 'bug-feature request discussion support' [duplicate]

I am new here. I was wanting to know if you can use tags whenever I am answering another person's questions? Tags have me a bit confused? Chat Support mobile-web 'bug-feature request discussion ...
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Close as a duplicate on mobile: Lots of Vertical Scrolling

Attempting to use the site with a Nexus 4. I came across a question that was a duplicate, so I found the dupe and voted to close. The only problem: the button is at the bottom of the modal. While ...
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Display of Stack Exchange on mobile got messed up

I was using Math Stack Exchange earlier today on my phone, when suddenly the browser lagged a bit, I tapped on the screen a couple times, and suddenly the layout of the site changed. It now looks like ...
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“Your answer couldn't be submitted because you're not editing a good question”

I was trying to edit this question to replace a wrong tag when I got this notice: Emphasis on dialog content: Your answer couldn't be submitted ... ... see: How do I ask a good question? ...
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Cookie policy notice is not available on mobile web

Full version of any SE site contains a cookie notice on the bottom of the page: But mobile web doesn’t have it anywhere on the screen. P.S. switching to mobile web is only possible from meta ...