Questions tagged [mobile]

For questions about using web applications on mobile devices like smartphones. General questions about using mobile phones are off-topic but might be in scope for Ask Different, Android Enthusiasts or Windows Phone Stack Exchange.

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Auto Download of photos working in WhatsApp Desktop App, but not in mobile App

A couple of months back, I was working on a project and all the collaborators were staying in touch via WhatsApp. As it is a fairly large group of about 80 people, lots of photos tend to get generated ...
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Does YouTube support speed control on the Mobile Site (m.youtube.com)?

YouTube provides a mobile site however, no matter what I set my UserAgent to be I never get the HTML5 media player with speed controls, For example, set your UserAgent to Mozilla / 5.0 (Linux; ...
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How do I disable Google AMP in search results on iOS?

When I search Google on an iPhone, website links are often replaced with slimmed-down AMP versions. Getting to the original webpage with full-functionality requires opening an extra page. How do I ...
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Google Sheets checkboxes not rendered correctly on mobile

I am using columns of checkboxes on some Google sheets that I have shared for read-only access. On a mobile device, the users see TRUE or FALSE in the columns instead of the boxes. On a PC it looks ...
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Google Photos not syncing album names

I use Google Photos on my Android phone and everything is automatically split into albums e.g. Whatsapp images are in their own folder, separate from my camera photos. But when I sync them online they ...
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The display name of gmail does not change even after changing it on settings

In Gmail settings I went the section "Send email as" and set it to "Alphabeta", six months ago. However when I sent an email last week, my display showed as "A B". My username is "alphabeta" so, I do ...
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How to view Google Books previews on mobile device (Android or iOS)?

If you try to preview a book on books.google.com from an Android or iOS mobile phone or tablet, it's basically impossible. You cannot zoom in to read the text. For example: There is a Google Play ...
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How do I make a phone number a clickable link in the Trello iOS app?

Is there a way to do Markdown in Trello so that if you click the phone number on a card on the iPhone it will actually call the number? I just realized that you can use Markdown in order to make URLs ...
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How to add someone to phone contacts list, but not to WhatsApp?

Is there any way to save a number to my contacts list, but not add them to WhatsApp (like that person should not be there when I see my contacts from WhatsApp)? I don't want to block them / hide them (...
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Can I control how often Gmail polls POP3 accounts for incoming mail?

I use Gmail to handle my mail, but it's mostly imported by Gmail from an external POP3 account. Normally this works fine, but I;ve had some instances where Gmail has gone almost 24 hours without even ...
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Recover Facebook account, without access to email and

We have the following scenario: Alice is authenticated on Facebook on her phone. She forgot the password of her Facebook account Can't access the email associated with the Facebook account and does ...
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How do I open meet.google.com on Fennec without being redirected to meet.app.goo.gl?

I want to join Google Meet on mobile browser, but it redirects to Play Store instead, even when I have "Request desktop site" checkbox checked. How do I hide the fact that I'm browsing from Android ...
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Access "old" Google+ Hangout from web browser?

I have started a couple of Google+ Hangouts on my cell phone (Android), and I can access them whenever I want. I've been unable to find these Hangouts in a regular desktop web browser, though. On ...
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Why is my cover photo being duplicated without retaining its likes and comments on Facebook mobile?

I tried to change my cover photo using Facebook mobile app and wanted to revert one of my old cover photos that I used years ago. I went through the cover photos that subsequently appear above the ...
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Can I create new Gmail ID with same mobile number?

Basically, I want to change my current Gmail address and associate my mobile number with new Gmail address (I created my current address years ago with not-so-professional ID). Apparently, Gmail won'...
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How to switch to GitHub mobile website?

While browsing GitHub from Safari on iOS, I've occasionally switched to desktop version of the website. Now I couldn't find way to switch back to mobile version. Even when opening GitHub in Safari ...
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Setting an account picture for "other" accounts when using the Gmail mobile app

Recently I've noticed that if you have a picture associated with your Google account, and you send an email using your Gmail account to someone using the Gmail mobile app. That picture will show on ...
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Mobile Image Processing Web App [closed]

I'm tasked with developing a mobile app with image processing and object recognition capabilities. The app must be able to recognize multiple objects of the same type within 5 seconds or so. Would a ...
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Is it possible to create an email without a mobile phone number?

I tried signing up for a Hotmail account and thought that went fine. That is, until I tried sending an email. When I hit send, a small box comes up asking me to verify via SMS. I tried to google this ...
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Google Chrome always shows Twitter mobile view

I have been looking at twitter.com in Google Chrome browser, Version 64.0.3282.186 (Official Build) (64-bit). I use a number of extensions, all enabled except as noted: BehindTheOverlay 0.1.3 ...
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How to add personal phone number to multiple Twitter accounts?

I have a personal twitter account, with my personal phone number attached to it. I want to create a twitter app (bot). I created a new twitter account for this bot then went here to register the app. ...
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Videos I upload do not play audio on mobile devices but work fine on desktop

As the title says, my issue is that videos I upload do not play audio on mobile devices but work fine on desktop. I've confirmed this with other users as well, so this is not just a problem with my ...
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If I make a YouTube video private within the YouTube website, will an embedded version of that video still be visible in a Mobile App?

The situation: We want to upload a video to YouTube in order to embed it into a Mobile App. The problem: We previously uploaded a similar video to our channel which we don't want to delete. For this ...
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Force Wikipedia to always work in mobile version on desktop PC

I pretty much like and enjoy Wikipedia in mobile version, when browsing it on desktop PC, both for reading and editing the articles. Mostly for cleanness of the interface. Is there any way to force ...
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How to insert numerical values in a cell of a Google Sheet and how I can find their sum?

I use Google Sheets mobile(Android). I have one column with dates, and anoter column where in each cell I want to input several numerical values that corespond in each date, and in a third column the ...
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How do you logout of Facebook Mobile?

I'm visiting www.facebook.com on the web browser on a Samsung Galaxy Tab, Android version 2.2, and I can't find any way to log out of Facebook once I'm logged in. I want to emphasize that I'm not ...
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How to tag friends via mobile web site, m.facebook.com?

On the Facebook website it is possible tag friends on your status update—just type @ followed by the first few letters of your friend’s name. The same holds good for any Facebook page you like. But ...
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How to change swipe behaviour in Gmail on iPhone Safari from Archive to Delete?

Does anyone know if it is possible to change the swipe behaviour in Gmail on iPhone Safari from Archive to Delete? I know this can be done in the native iPhone mail app on iOS 4, but I'm specifically ...
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Refresh cell in Google Sheets from a mobile device

I'm a teacher creating a "didactic deck" for my students: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1j7iJTlRXl24YwUt4zKJdTfNencd_u3RUosRdiWZ8YbE/edit?usp=sharing The first sheet has 5 "cards" randomly ...
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Is there a way to sign into multiple Gmail accounts with the mobile web interface when multiple sign in is enabled?

I have 2 different Google Apps accounts that are now full Google accounts plus a Gmail account. Because of this, I have multiple signin enabled. Because of this, I can only use 1 of the accounts at ...
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Does the mobile version of LinkedIn still mess up contacts?

When the LinkedIn mobile client was just released I've heard complaints that during/after installation it was combining LinkedIn contacts with the main contact list, creating a mess. So I decided to ...
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How to find if comment on Facebook was written via mobile device?

Some time ago under the comments written via mobile was a label 'via Mobile'. Now Facebook has removed that label. How can I find out if a comment was written via mobile now?
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Completely disable spell checker

I realize that, in the browser version of Google Documents, you can disable (or at least hide) the spell checker in the View options. However, the mobile application has no View option. Where can I ...
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How to log off Twitter on all devices? [duplicate]

I logged on to my Twitter on my dad's computer once and forgot to log off. He now constantly checks my Twitter to see if there is any activity because he does not know I have an iPod. And he knows ...
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Google Account without a mobile number [duplicate]

I would like to make a Google account (email, youtube etc.) and it requests a mobile number. It makes sense, so it can stop robots making spam designated email accounts, but I don't own a mobile and I ...
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What are options for viewing site analytics from my iPhone/Android/Blackberry? [closed]

Currently we use Google Analytics and there are a number of iPhone apps for viewing the data. What other options are there? Are there analytics platforms that have good mobile versions of their ...
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Flash card web app that works with mobile browsers [closed]

A long time ago (1999), I had a mobile app called Flash! for Palm OS that I could use to enter multi-line questions and multi-line answers into and then later study them with multiple choice or just ...
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Mobile version of Gmail on desktop Firefox

It would be useful to be able to check the mobile version of Gmail when my internet speed gets capped. I tried switching my user agent to iPhone 3, but this didn't display properly (appeared in a tiny ...
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Skype for mobile applications [closed]

When using Skype as a mobile application, if I'm just logged in but not using it, does it consume data (i.e. Kb) during this log in?
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Any easy way to go from mobile to desktop version of Facebook on a computer after clicking a link to m.facebook.com?

When someone shares a link to m.facebook.com and you click it while using a computer you end up on the mobile site. At least for stories (I just clicked such a link) you can't just change m.facebook....
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Which web app can generate a mobile website from an RSS feed? [closed]

Which web app can generate a mobile website from an RSS feed? The RSS feed contains the full article and longitude/latitude so the articles can be marked on a map. The interface should be auto ...
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Google Sheets slow - 1. mobile? 2. why? 3. importrange [closed]

Update: Google Sheets is much faster when using Incognito Google Sheets is so slow on desktop but really fast on mobile. Is it supposed to be like that? If so, why? If not, what are some factors that ...
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Is it possible for one to disable Google's suspicious login attempt detection?

I am traveling quite a bit and due to that, I'm being requested a confirmation code by Google, which requires the use of a mobile phone I am unfortunately unable to use due to differing cell networks ...
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Visit m.google.com from regular computer

Is there a way to visit http://m.google.com from a regular browser? It detects non-mobile browsers and forwards them, but I'd like to view this site from a regular PC.
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Why are some videos not available in mobile?

Why are some videos not available in mobile in YouTube? Here is a screenshot:
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I changed my Hotmail password on the web site and I cannot login from my mobile clients

I changed my Hotmail password from the hotmail.com web site. I have a few mobile clients that use Exchange protocols to access Hotmail. When I updated my mobile clients to the new password, they could ...
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Is there a way to visit Quora in mobile URL when I'm on desktop?

I'm on desktop and would like to visit Quora as I visit it in mobile. Is there a way to do so? What URL should I use?
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How to view the mobile version of Wikia articles?

On Wikipedia, I can read the mobile version of the pages by changing the URL from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spice into http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spice I wonder if I can do something like that ...
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Google mobile version of webpages (proxy) [closed]

I remember seeing some service offered by Google which lets you enter in a URL and it will output a mobile version of the page for you. Does Google still provide such a service?
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Is there a way to filter by label in the Trello native iPhone app or mobile web app?

The regular Trello web app allows filtering by label via the "Search and Filter Cards" button in the sidebar. Is it possible to filter by label in either the native iPhone app or the mobile web app?