Questions tagged [mobile-web]

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Add the duplicate suggestion feature to mobile theme

I noticed this issue as I tend to view Stack Overflow via the mobile site frequently: The mobile version does not show possible duplicate questions while you're typing the question/description, ...
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Auto-completion during human verification on mobile [closed]

When typing the captcha for human verification on a mobile device, text completion is allowed on the input element which makes this already annoying (but necessary) task more annoying. Here is a link ...
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Implement the 'pull down to refresh' technology on mobile view

The pull down to refresh thing is becoming a growing trend on mobile apps/sites. In case you don't know what I am talking about, here is an example: (image source) Note: the image doesn't reflect ...
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Mobile reputation display different to non-mobile versions

While browsing StackOverflow on my phone the other day I noticed that when I went to my reputation page it was showing downvotes on questions that do not cost any reputation. I was confused by this ...
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Android limitation or Device Incapability?

While accessing Stack Overflow from my Android phone, I've noticed that some elements on my home page are missing (flag history, etc). With more astonishment, I noticed there is no option to edit my ...
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Mobile user profile activity paging over-escapes page querystring parameter

On my Android device the "activity" paging from my profile page appears broken. The page links are rendering the &page=n as &page=n. When I manually change the link to the non-entity ...
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Mobile search page controls fail due to double-encoding

The page controls (switching between pages, changing page size, etc) on the mobile site search results don't work correctly, due to what looks like double-encoding of the query string. For instance, ...
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Mobile questions sorted by newest bug

If you use the mobile mode, then sort questions by newest, the usernames displayed won't be the ones of the author, they will be the one who made the last activity (just like when we sort by active in ...
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Mobile site isn't adjusting to my screen width

Today, I have faced a problem: All of mobile pages aren't displayed with adjusted width against my screen width. I need to scroll horizontally to see everything. The pages are loaded fine for the ...
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How to log in on mobile?

The log in option is not visible on Stack Overflow in Android mobile browsers. I have activated JavaScript. How do I log in?
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My iPad started showing the mobile version

I was browsing Stack Overflow with my iPad and 15 minutes ago it started showing the mobile version instead of the full one. Clicking on the "full version" link at the bottom of the page does not help ...
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Mobile pages for favorite tags highlight all questions when a plus sign is in the tag

Two tags I follow are c++ and delphi. When viewed on my phone, all the questions on the C++ tag page appear highlighted as they would on any other page. The questions on the Delphi tag page, on the ...
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Does Stack Overflow have an app in Apple AppStore? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a Stack Overflow iPhone app? I do like Stack Overflow and very often ask for help here. Accessing the website directly is not always the most convenient way, so I ...
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Make Captcha testing page mobile friendly [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is there no mobile version of the captcha page? Sometimes, I am presented "Are you human?" page when I do something quick. Its OK, but when I am on smartphone, the page is ...
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Is it by design to not show system messages on mobile?

On mobile, a recent maintenance message was not shown. I know screen estate is limited, but shouldn't the mobile theme show the system message banner as well? In this very case it was not a ...
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Can't select “migrate to” destination when browsing on Android phone

I carry out some moderation tasks from my Android phone - using the standard browser, but the one that I can't seem to do is migrate questions. When I enter information in the destination box, for ...
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Switching to mobile view from flag history page

I was clicking the mobile link (bottom of the page) from the flag history a couple of times and was seeing no changes (except page refreshs) I then remembered the flag history page was not accessible ...
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Selecting specific revision while editing on mobile has no effect

Clicking "edit" for a specific revision on the mobile theme, gets one the expected revision and an edit screen with a dropdown to select another revision. Good. However, selecting another revision on ...
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Problem with mobile layout on Opera Mini

I am using Opera Mini 7.0.30697 on my Nokia C6-00 (Symbian S60 5th edition) and the layout is broken, here are the screenshots, on native browser it even not mobile, but the full site layout, so it is ...
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Top-right down arrow doesn't work in mobile, on questions

This seems to be a new problem introduced in the past week or two, and is not isolated to StackOverflow but I also experience it on dba.stackexchange. In the mobile version of the site, on an iPhone (...
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Is there a way to view the number of unique views for a question on a mobile device?

I'm using an iPhone, but I would imagine it's the same for other mobile devices as well. If you browse to any stack exchange site, you get a very well made mobile site. The only gripe that I have is ...
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Insert code in Stack Overflow mobile site

I'm currently accessing Stack Overflow through the mobile site (on a phone), and I tried without joy to insert a code block. (seemingly, I'm not the only one who has had this problem) I tried to put ...
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Mobile version on P.SE - How to get back to it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Switch to mobile site on standard browser A few days ago, I was navigating through programmers.se, wandering around. Suddenly, while the bus was making me do some weird ...
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Include Rep total for the day on mobile

On mobile SO, the rep screen shows a very long and impractical list of every single question that has changed the reputation of the user. While on desktop SO, this screen shows a nice total number ...
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The link to “move this discussion to chat” is too small in the mobile view

The link to automatically move this discussion to chat? is a smaller size than the preceeding text, Please avoid extended discussions in comments. Would you like to. Shouldn't the whole block of text ...
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Stackoverflow Mobile User Profile count as days consecutive

If I log in via the mobile app does this count towards my count? As at weekends I mostly don't boot up my laptop unless it is for a specific purpose. I was happy with the mobile app as it allowed me ...
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Unable to add comments to questions and answers from an Android device

I have HTC Explorer which runs on Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread operating system. From the very first day, I have been unable to add comments to questions or answers (I have enough reputation to comment ...
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No way to award bounties on mobile? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Award bounty button missing in mobile site I have a question I have a bounty on that expires in 8 hours. I know that I won't be able to access a computer in that time, so I ...
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Wildcard favorite tags not highlighting on mobile version of the site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No wild favorite tags seen on mobile Safari, tourists demand refund I'm not a fancy schmancy power mobile user, so I don't know how to provide screenshots. Essentially, I am ...
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Can we get the flag history on the mobile version? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Provide the “helpful flags” link on the mobile site I've been flagging some posts through the mobile friendly version of SO and although there is no guarantee that ...
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I'm getting a different Stack Overflow front page than normal [duplicate]

I am getting the different view of StackOverflow; I don't know why I am getting this view:
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Can we have “Hot Questions” in the Mobile View? [duplicate]

I find one of the most interesting bits of SE is the "Hot Questions" and often check it 2-3 times a day on my PC and click though to the various sites to see what's happening. I frequently visit SO ...
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Edit comment in mobile version working unexpectedly

I'm having issues when trying to edit a comment I just made through the mobile version of SO. When I placed the comment the edit link does appear, but I'm not able to press it. Even though I reload ...
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Login not working in Opera Mini 3

I am using Opera Mini 3 (yes I know Opera Mini 7 is out) because, in Dubai, both major telecom operators have blocked Opera Mini 4+ or any other mobile application which is transmitting data over the ...
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Deleting your own closed questions fails silently on the mobile site [closed]

There is some sort of delay for deletion of your own closed questions (2 days, I think) for non-mods. Now, when you try deleting a closed question on the desktop site, it nicely tells you "please wait ...
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Mobile's user profile page is partially blanked on Android's Firefox

On Firefox for Android (Fennec), version 12, 13 and 14, the user info on profile page is blanked: Where is the gentle and smiley Jon's face? I asked Firefox Q&A thinking about a bug in Fennec, ...
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Add “notifications” tab to the mobile global inbox

With the removal of the Big Orange Slidy™ notification bar for badges and privileges, it appears that there is no notification for these at all on the mobile site. (Or at least my last two badges didn'...
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Mobile inbox incorrectly links messages from Careers

When viewing the mobile site, inbox messages from the Careers site do not properly link to their related content. When the Careers message is the most recent message, it has no link destination at ...
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Why is the code syntax color highlight gone in the mobile view? [duplicate]

The code block on a phone or tablet is only black/white. Update: example The code in the following link will have syntax color highlight in desktop browser. MVP Framework for winforms Here is the ...
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Comment delete control unusably small on mobile site. Can it be made larger?

The tiny little x box at the end of a comment used to delete that comment on my phone is extremely hard to press. Have not been able to as I am restricted to only my small smartphone screen and big ...
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Deleted questions from mobile site

Possibly related to the solution to this issue, I am able yo see deleted questions (with their tint) in the questions list, despite not having the 10k required to do so. Clicking on them leads to to ...
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View revision history on mobile site

It looks like it's currently not possible to view the revision history of a post from the mobile site. I think it would be a lot simpler than loading the desktop site on a phone just to get the ...
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Tiny “upvote arrow” on user profiles on mobile

On mobile, on certain user profiles, there's a little comment-upvote type arrow. I tapped it repeatedly(since tapping comment upvotes on mobile doesn't always work--you miss at times) just to see what ...
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The Edit Button Disappears On Backtrack

While using SO on my iPhone, I often accidentally click the edit button (I know, tiny button, improbable, ridicule me all you want), or when I click it, I often want to change my mind. For me, the ...
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Comment charcount on mobile [duplicate]

I recently noticed that the mobile site supports 'x characters left' in comments. But, it's not always there. Some investigation revealed that it shows up while editing a comment but not while ...
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Inconsistent User Profile Navigation on Mobile Meta Site

I'm getting a bit of inconsistency between Meta Stackoverflow and Stackoverflow when I'm using the mobile version. Here's what it looks like on SO. Notice the large gap between the top Stackoverflow ...
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Why can't I edit comments on my phone?

I am unable to click, or even select, the ”edit” link on my comments when using the browser on my Android device. I've seen at least one other comment mentioning this, as well. This is true for both ...
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Mystery 'additional notification' banner on mobile site

Sorry about the low-quality of this bug report. I can't reproduce on demand, but will keep an eye out for it. I logged in on an iPhone, and received a light blue notification banner at the top ...
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Mobile App for Stackoverlfow [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there mobile apps for Stack Overflow? Does Stack Overflow have a mobile application? I mean a smartphone app for iOS, Android or Windows Phone?
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Chat not loading on iOS 5.1 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I'm unable to join chat in Safari on my iPhone when on my mobile network I can't seem to load the chat (both mobile and desktop UI) on my iPhone 4 running iOS 5.1. The ...