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.

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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 ...
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View reputation without having to click in Mobile Stack Overflow

For the safety of all the other drivers on the road, is it possible to display our rep on the SO mobile version within the top bar, without having to try to click the small down arrow to display inbox ...
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Favorite tags with wildcards are not highlighted in mobile view [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No wild favorite tags seen on mobile Safari, tourists demand refund I have several favorite tags that include wild cards, for example: osx* mac* These are highlighted on the ...
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StackExchange Mobile: Use seperate CAPTCHA page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is there no mobile version of the captcha page? I am on the move a lot and access StackExchange from my mobile device quite frequently. I appreciate the mobile version of ...
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Vote reversal behaving different on mobile / Opera Mini

I noticed that when using SO on Opera Mini (which works almost frigtheningly well btw) vote reversal (i.e. un-downvoting an edited post in my case) does not work the way it does on the desktop site. ...
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Enter to send in mobile chat

Please make the enter key send messages in mobile chat. It's how desktop chat works on SE and perhaps more importantly it's how mobile chat systems almost always work on iOS and Android. Requiring ...
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Repcap eating up events in repchange bar

I usually rely on my rep number to see how well my pet posts are doing. In the event that I hit the cap, I obsessive-compulsively check the "rep by time" tab on my userpage. Also, I'm quite sure that ...
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All questions highlighted when viewing favourited tag questions on mobile version

If I view questions for one of my favourite tags, c# on the mobile version of the site I get a Simpsons themed version (every question is highlighted yellow). Please highlight only questions with ...
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Close button disabled on mobile if already voted

Related: Seeing close-vote details if I've already voted On the full site, you can still click a close link and check out the current vote counts, even if you've already vote to close yourself. ...
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Mobile site highlighting someone elses favourite tags

When viewing Server Fault on my iPhone, I'm seeing some questions highlighted as if they are my favourite tags, but... they're not. I only have one favourite tag, powershell. This seems to be showing ...
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On a mobile device using the normal theme, the font used for comments appears bigger than the one used for questions

Using my iPod, questions appear with a font smaller than the one used for comments. (I removed the information about who deleted the question.) I cannot say if this behavior is constant, or from what ...
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Mobile site version shows incorrect number of bounties in User's profile (summary)

While visiting users profiles from mobile I've noticed that the number of bounties in profile summary for users with more than 5 bounties earned is always 5 and to see correct number bounties section ...
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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 ...
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SE Mobile accessibility fail

The StackExchange sites that have a mobile theme seem to include the following markup in the head (I only checked stackoverflow but I'd imagine the other sites with mobile support do the same). <...
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Scroll to comment box Bug on Mobile

On mobile site, do this: click add comment to bring comment text box. Then, tap/click any link on page after scrolling comment box out of screen view. It'll scroll page up or down to comment box. It ...
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Suggestions when replying on Mobile site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Missing features of mobile chat On mobile site, when I type @ in comment, no suggestion is displayed for tap-to-complete. When comment-stream size is large, I always have to ...
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Site theme for tablets

On tablets, the mobile theme for Stack Exchange sites is overly simplistic. However, there's a lot to the full site that is difficult to use or overly crowded on a tablet, and some things require ...
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Missing features of mobile chat

Mobile chat is missing a lot of features (understandable, as it's mobile). However, there are a number of features not currently implemented that are almost necessities: Replies — Sure, we can type "@...
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Mobile chat's “Stay on Bottom” behavior is extremely annoying

I figured the "stay on bottom" option in mobile chat meant that when a new post was posted, chat would keep you stuck at the bottom of the convo; how useful! Instead, what it does is kick you back to ...
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Is there a way to mark inline code without backticks in comments?

When on my Android device the keyboard does not have backticks (or I don't know how to access them... - I am on a german layout btw), therefore I am unable to add code parts in comments et. al. Is ...
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No wild favorite tags seen on mobile Safari, tourists demand refund

If you have wildcards in your favorite (or ignored) tags on the site, the mobile view will not correctly highlight questions that match these wildcards. For instance, I have mass-effect* as a favorite ...
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Improve visibility of existing vote count in close menu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add a background to the number of closing votes shown in the dialog for mobile users As noted in a previous question, I find the number of existing votes in the mobile close ...
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Close voting menu broken on mobile site

On my Android 4.0.3 browser, the vote to close menu will no longer appear if a vote has already been given: The site will focus on the close button and seems to try to load something, but no menu ...
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Comment box on mobile doesn't span the width available

So I have an HTC Titan which runs on Windows Phone 7.5 and I noticed that when trying to leave a comment, the comment boxes behave differently in some circumstances. Yes I know, WP7 isn't officially ...
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Can we have a way to edit in mobile chat? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Missing features of mobile chat Mobile chat is very slick. But since typing on mobile is not, a way to edit chat messages via mobile would be very helpful. Can we have such a ...
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Mobile accounts tab doesn't show LEGO Answers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LEGO® Answers account is missing in account directory LEGO® Answers account is missing in summary page When viewing the accounts page for any user on LEGO Answers ...
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Hide email field from moderator view on mobile site

When viewing a user page on the full site, moderators (but not SE Employees) see a little "click to show" link in the email address field. Clicking this reveals the user's email address (obviously). ...
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SO not showing any <title>'s

Every page I view on SO is producing an empty <title>. I'm on my iPad 2 using safari. MSO <title>'s are working fine. Is this a known issue?
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Display View counts of Questions in Mobile version [duplicate]

I often use Stack Exchange sites from my smartphone. It works great, but I always have to switch to full version to see view counts of a question. Can you please add it? There's plenty of space on ...
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Last line of Stack Overflow profile description is half hidden on mobile device

When I open my Stack Overflow profile on mobile device (I am using Android Ice Cream Sandwich on Google Nexus S). The last line of of my "about me" (text in the grey box) appears cut at half ...
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Design “Page Not Found” page for Mobile

I often use Stack Exchange sites on my smartphone. The mobile version works great, but when I end up on a page which is not found (like a deleted question), it redirects me to the full version of site....
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Can mobile Stack Overflow have a link to meta in the footer?

So meta has a link to the main site in its footer, but there is currently no way to get to meta from the main site short of editing the URL yourself (not cool on a mobile). As noted in the comments, ...
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No mobile site for the election

When going to the election page on a mobile device (iPod touch) it takes me to desktop version of the page, and clicking the mobile button doesn't do anything. If this is by design, please remove the ...
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I'm unable to join chat in Safari on my iPhone when on my mobile network (O2)

I'm aware that we have a nice lite version of chat for mobile clients, and I've seen reports that other people have it working quite nicely, so what am I doing wrong? I'm logged in successfully to ...
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I'm seeing a very minimalistic version of the site. How do I get the full version again?

I seem to have clicked on something that changed my display preferences. The main site is now very minimalistic, with fewer controls and different fonts. I want to change it back, but where is it?
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No feedback when comment fails to post on Android 2.3.5

In the mobile theme on Android 2.3.5, comments that do not meet the minimum length will fail to post but no feedback message is displayed to the user. The submit button changes to its active state, ...
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Why can't I select text in comments on the mobile site while logged in?

Masochist that I am, I wanted to edit a question to include some code that had been added as a comment... from my iPhone running iOS 5. Unfortunately, the comment text is not selectable, either in the ...
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Provide the short URL link to questions and answers on the mobile site

The mobile site is missing the buttons that provide the permalinks to a question and its answers; the buttons to share a question via Facebook and Twitter are also omitted. The value in adding the "...
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Can we have the new answers posted notification on the mobile site?

It can take a long time to enter a decent answer via the mobile site. Code formatting, links and research are all harder. Is it possible to get the "new answers have been posted" notification on ...
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Add/Show comments focuses text box by default

If I open a post using the mobile theme, which has many comments, there is a link at the footer "add/show n more comments". If this link is clicked, the comments are loaded and displayed. At the ...
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Mobile site doesn't fade downvoted answers

On my mobile (Android Browser 2.3.4), heavily downvoted answers like this one are not faded out as they are in a full-fledged browser. I cannot speak for other mobile browsers, as this is the only ...
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Comments that exceed the maximum length fail silently on Mobile [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Minimum comment length is hidden on the mobile site When using the mobile site, attempting to enter a comment that exceeds the maximum character limit results in a failure ...
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Mobile site shows rep gain on meta sites

Despite the fact that no reputation is gained on meta sites other than meta.SO , I still see +5 and +10 rep gains in the "reputation" section on the mobile meta user page. Note that this does not ...
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UI Bug when cancelling a comment edit on mobile

On my HTC desire at least; Add a comment to a post Click the edit button for that comment Cancel your edit The comment gets displaced to the right of the original comment stream, and ends up looking ...
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Are there mobile apps for Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I am used to using my smart phone to browse Stack Overflow with a web browser, but I feel that that's not a very good solution. Now I want to use a mobile app to browse SO. Is there a mobile app for ...
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I see question's flag count on mobile version, but I shouldn't [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Closing questions on mobile theme also shows me flag counts Being under 10k on SO, I don't have access to moderator tools. However, on questions that have been flagged, I can ...
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Increase the number of items displayed under the user profiles on the mobile site

Even my old Nokia 3310 could handle more than 5 items per page.* * if it had an internet connection. It seems the sections under the User profiles on the mobile site are limited to a mere 5 items ...