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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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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Automatic scaling of the mobile version of the site when editing text [closed]

The mobile version of the site is constantly being scaled, horizontal scrolling appears, it is inconvenient to type text. iphone 5s, ios 12.4.5, safari, opera 2.2.1
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Posts reaching 1000 downvotes don't get truncated to kilos on mobile web

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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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, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Use the non-mobile chat interface on iPad

My main site is Stack Overflow, where I'm a member of a couple of chat rooms and RO of one of them. When chatting I'm usually at my iPad, for which I have a keyboard and use the device in "landscape" ...
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“enter at least *undefined* characters” when about to comment in the mobile site [duplicate]

When you want to leave a comment in the full site, initially there is the text: enter at least 15 characters However, in the mobile version of the site, it shows: enter at least undefined ...
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Can SE add Progressive Web App (PWA) support?

With app development frozen, there have slowly been issues popping up about their continued use (e.g. The SE Android app has not been working for half a year, and Stack Overflow app not loading ...
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Signing up just doesn’t work on per-site metas on mobile web, but redirects correctly responsive/desktop

Ok this is weird: I was on Computer Science Meta. I wanted to make an account. So I clicked “sign up”, taking me to http://cs.meta.stackexchange.com/users/signup?ssrc=site_switcher&returnurl=...
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'Sort by' options hidden by header on mobile web

I've just come across this curio on the Full Site on Mobile. When I tap the 'more' button for ordering posts, I can't see the top. I assume it's stuck behind the header which must have a higher z-...
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Text nodes directly inside spoilers are broken in mobile view

This answer on puzzling.SE looks rather weird in the mobile view: Click to enlarge. Notice how some of the text that's supposed to be hidden inside the spoiler is actually shown above the "click to ...
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Moderator flag notifications should reach mobile

I spend a great deal of time surfing SE sites from my phone during commutes and other down times. The global inbox is quite effective at reaching me even for chat pings. Quite frankly the mobile site ...
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On mobile site, when editing a question, I get told that it shouldn’t be mostly code and that it is an answer

Suggesting an edit adding code formatting to the code in a question, I got this error message Oops! Your answer couldn't be submitted because: It looks like your post is mostly code; please ...
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Empty comment field has notice “enter at least undefined characters”

When I open a new comment field, but before I have entered anything, next to the Add Comment button it says "enter at least undefined characters". When entering something then deleting all of it, the ...
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Add comment link disappears after deleting the last comment on a post on mobile

To reproduce: Find a post with no comments Add a comment Delete the comment Now unable to add a comment as the "Add comment" link disappears at the same time as the comment. Refreshing the page ...
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Why is the “copy link” option not available in mobile web view of “share” popup?

The "copy link" option is available in the "share" popup of the browser version, but it is not available in the mobile web view. Can the "copy link" option be added in the mobile web view too? ...

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