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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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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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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Search restaurants (POIs) along a route with google maps

This weekend I was on a 7h trip and looking for the next favorite restaurant along the route. All had was an android cell phone and a pretty slow internet connection. My first try was the hompage of ...
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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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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 do I add Boards in the Trello app on iPhone and iPad?

Is there a way to add Boards and other features in the mobile app?
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How do I uncheck the "Send to mobile" box in Facebook by default?

Recently, when sending messages on Facebook, I have noticed that the checkmark box next to the "Send to mobile" option is on by default. This happens regardless of how many times I uncheck the box. ...
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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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Web application for personal journal [closed]

I'm looking for a web application to act as personal journal. I don't mean a blog, I mean a personal private place for me and only me. I tried using a document in Google Docs but the mobile use was ...
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Mobile version of Outlook.com not working properly on my Android

How do I view my new Outlook.com version of Hotmail as a mobile version as I used to before? The Outlook.com version does not work properly on my Android mobile phone.
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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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How to access mobile-friendly HTML-only Gmail site in Kindle browser

I can access a very plain, bare-bones but functional interface for Gmail using my ancient Windows mobile phone. When I navigate to mail.google.com on it, I'm redirected to mail.google.com/mail/x/<...
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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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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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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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Twitter account still logged in on friend's phone

I just changed my password, but one time I used my friend's mobile phone to access my account using the add account feature. Sometimes she uses my account to write or read something, and she still ...
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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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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?
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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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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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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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App for live blogging from Blackberry to WordPress [closed]

I'm looking for an app that will let me post content to single WordPress post, inserting each new "post" either at the top or bottom of the article, with a timestamp. I know there's already an WP app ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I configure Gmail mobile version to use the old version?

The new Gmail mobile design is a bit heavy for my mobile telephone. How can I configure it to use the old design?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mobile Status Update Not Visible to Everyone on Facebook

My FB privacy setting allows everyone to see my status update. This works perfectly when I update my FB status using a computer. However, when the update is done via mobile device, it is only visible ...
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Show "Most Recent" on Facebook Touch?

Wondering if anyone knows how to make the touch.facebook home page show the most recent items in your news feed. It seems to just show whatever random posts it feels like showing, from minutes ago, or ...
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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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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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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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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 stop Twitter from switching to mobile site

The last few times I have gone to Twitter it has automatically switched to the mobile site. How can I keep it on the standard site? Chromium 48.0.2564.82 (Developer Build) Ubuntu 15.10 (32-bit)
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How to keep unaccepted events from going to my phone?

Now first of all, sometimes I do want certain Facebook events to appear on my phone, but only if I accept a request. Unfortunately, my phone shows every single event I've ever been invited to, even ...
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How would I turn of notification for a Facebook friend when using mobile web and/or Android app?

I want to turn off notification for updates of one specific Facebook friend using Facebook mobile web/app. How can I do that? We can have the Get Notifications from full version web. p.s. A quick ...
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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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Videos Uploaded to YouTube play the music but not the voice

We uploaded several videos to YouTube and have recently found that they are not playing correctly on mobile YouTube. You can hear the music but not the voices. We have tried editing using iMovie and ...
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How to view a specific Google Groups post on mobile?

When doing a Google search on my iPhone, I saw a result from Google Groups. However, on clicking the link it didn't load the target page but instead sent me to the "home page" of Groups: https://...
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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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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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