FAQs for the Mumsnet Talk app


Answers to commonly asked questions about functions within the Talk app


What you can do on the app

See the most popular threads at a glance


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Swipe the thread arrow across and tap on the icon



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Bookmark a post

Report a post

Share a post

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Swipe the post arrow across and tap on the icon



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See my watched threads

See threads I've posted on

See all topics

Post a new thread

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Tap on the tabs at the bottom of the screen



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Reply on a thread

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Tap on the Reply tab at the bottom of the screen



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See the thread I'm replying to




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You can close your reply to look back at the thread and anything you've typed will be saved for when you tap reply again



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Enter an emoticon

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You can type emoticons using [square brackets] or use the emoticon keyboard – both work



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Add photos to my post

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Tap on the attachment icon in the message form, then press plus icon and choose or take a photo



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Find a topic

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Browse or Search on topics page

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Favourite a topic

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Tap on the star to put a topic in favourites



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See threads I've hidden

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Tap the menu icon and choose Hidden threads



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Flip the order of a thread

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Tap flip arrows at the top right of the thread



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Refresh a thread


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Pull down from the top of the screen to refresh



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Change the colour scheme

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Tap the menu icon and choose Change colour



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Change my username
Change my password

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You need to login to the Mumsnet website, go to My Mumsnet and then My account – there you can edit your account details



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Log out

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Tap the menu icon and choose Log out



Accessibility options

We've designed with accessibility in mind

We've made sure the app works with iOS accessibility functions like voice over and dynamic text size.

The colour choices within the app include a high contrast option. In future we expect to add more colour theme options.