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ChampagneTastes Fri 30-Oct-15 13:41:27

Is there ever going to be a new one? I know I can just use the internet on my phone but I liked having an app.

CountBeculaMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 30-Oct-15 16:12:17

Hi ChampagneTastes - the Android app will be on its way next year.

ChampagneTastes Fri 30-Oct-15 17:12:14

Thanks Becca. <drums fingers impatiently>

WotNoLoobrush Fri 30-Oct-15 22:59:12

Thanks from me too. Great news.

RunningKatie Tue 03-Nov-15 12:58:59

Next year? I miss mumsnet, please be early next year. 1st Jan would be good.

WotNoLoobrush Tue 03-Nov-15 14:34:00

I can't believe that so few Android users have been asking about this. We're not that much of a minority surely?

bruffin Tue 03-Nov-15 14:35:52

The ap was worse than useless and the mobile site is good enough.

DonkeyOaty Tue 03-Nov-15 14:37:31

Big fan of the mobile site here.

MissMooMoo Fri 06-Nov-15 10:11:03

Came here to check if it had been sorted yet.
Hopefully by next year you mean January.

DawnMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 06-Nov-15 13:50:05

Am hoping January too! <glares at android phone>

We'll let you know as soon as we have a date.

ChampagneTastes Fri 06-Nov-15 22:01:46

Thank you Dawn. I have pretty much dropped off mumsnet since it's been gone. sad

ChampagneTastes Sat 02-Jan-16 09:52:31

So it's January.... <drums fingers> Any update?

DawnMumsnet (MNHQ) Sat 02-Jan-16 18:15:09


So it's January.... <drums fingers> Any update?

Only just, though! We'll go knock on Tech's door and see if we can get any info...

So sorry that you're feeling left out. sad

ChampagneTastes Sun 03-Jan-16 08:03:33

Thank you!

BeccaMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 04-Jan-16 16:44:12

Hi ChampagneTastes - the Android app is being worked on and will be here later this year. We're hoping in around 6 months time, but that is very much an estimate at this point.

GoneAndDone Mon 04-Jan-16 16:56:29

It's almost impossible to post on Android on the mobile site now - typing anything, the cursor moves so slowly it skips letters and words. Only this site is affected. I use Firefox.

ChampagneTastes Mon 04-Jan-16 21:47:29

I'm a little put out at how Android users have been treated. We've been very patient but another 6 months seems ridiculous - I presume that the iphone app is fine and dandy? Why are we so low on the list of priorities?

MissMooMoo Fri 08-Jan-16 15:00:54

6 months? !?!

RunningKatie Fri 08-Jan-16 17:14:22

Another 6 months? shock

I find the mobile site impossible on cursor skips about and thr bar about the guest post is currently sat over what i am typing so apoligies for spelling but i can't get rid of the stupid thing.

MissMooMoo Sat 09-Jan-16 12:48:22

agreed that the mobile site really lags, no other sites do.
I constantly find that I think I've clicked on a thread and in reality I have clicked on a totally different one as the site hasn't caught up with my scrolling.

WotNoLoobrush Mon 11-Jan-16 21:30:13

I agree with your last post Champagne.

BeccaMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 12-Jan-16 15:13:32

Hi all - apologies for the delay in getting back to you.

Our iOS users make up over 64% of our overall mobile users, which is why the iOS app took priority, with Android users taking up just over 30%. Of course, we're not saying Android users aren't important. There are a few of us at HQ eagerly awaiting the Android app too.

However, creating apps is a lengthy process - it takes around a year to create an app like this. We want to assure you the app is being worked on as we speak, and very soon we will be posting a request for volunteer testers of the early version.

If there are major issues with the mobile site, please do let us know and we'll ask Tech to take a closer look.

Again, we do apologise and please do keep posting your thoughts on this.

GoneAndDone Tue 12-Jan-16 15:21:13

I am still having the issue with the mobile site as mentioned above - the cursor seems to jump over words/letters making it almost impossible to type anything. I rarely post using the mobile site now and I'm on MN a lot less. Which is probably a good thing, I actually get things done instead. wink

RunningKatie Thu 04-Feb-16 18:23:34

I actually tried creating a post today and when previewing it lost the lot.

I miss MN

SpidersFromMars Fri 19-Feb-16 15:11:28

I miss the app too!

It's quite a long time since new year.

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