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Mobile devices in SharePoint regards the use of SmartPhones and Tablets on a SharePoint instance.

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Why opening a modern team site inside sharePoint Mobile app will NOT open the site home page directly

I have the following home page inside our private modern team site (which contain; embedded Power Apps, custom SPFx web parts and built-in web parts):- now when i access the SharePoint mobile app on ...
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How to bypass Authentication and Enabling Cookies requirements for mobile (IOS) PowerApps form

So I my company has a basic PowerApps form for users to be able to fill out and submit information. One of the main requirements for this is for users to primarily be able to access and complete the ...
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Build Microsoft Teams tab using SharePoint Framework SPFx not working on mobile device

I'm creating my first Microsoft Teams app using SPFx. Here is the tutorial I followed: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/platform/get-started/first-app-spfx?tabs=cli The app seems to ...
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React native mobile app won't play Msft-hosted videos using Azure app authentication

We're having issues getting videos hosted in Sharepoint Online or Stream to render in our React Native mobile app. We're using Azure AD for authentication with AllSites.Write permissions and standard ...
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News web part filter not working on mobile Android app

I have a filter set up on a news web part on my site, but when viewing this list of news in the SharePoint Android app, the items are not filtered. Is there a way to get this working?
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Blocking users from downloading files on mobile devices

I'm currently researching ways to restrict users from being able to download files on mobile devices, that are not managed by my company. I'm aware that Microsoft offers an easy solution for this, but ...
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How can I always force the customized Power App list forms to show inside mobile app?

I have a custom list where I customized its list forms using power app, now if I use the mobile app >> I go directly to the list >> click on new >> I will not get the power app forms,...
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Why are our SharePoint Online list customizations lost inside the SharePoint mobile app?

I have a SharePoint Online team site and we made these modifications to it's lists:- I have customized the list's forms (new,edit and display) using power-app. inside another list i set a default ...
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Is there a way we can force the SharePoint 2013 sites/pages to use Desktop View when using iPad device

Mobile Browser View feature doesn't seems to be a solution. In other words, can we disable responsive design when using iPad device?
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Site Footer is not showing up in mobile devices

We have a publishing site in SharePoint Online and we created a SPFx extension that basically just injects this css: div[class^="simpleFooterContainer-"] { height: 80px; background: #...
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Can you use REST API to upload photos from your phone onto SharePoint 2013?

I need to develop a mobile web application that allows users to upload photos onto a SharePoint photo library or document library using REST API. For some reason, users can upload photos from their ...
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Customizing our list forms using Power App is not get reflected inside SharePoint mobile app

Inside our SharePoint online site we have list forms (New & Edit list forms) that have been customized using these methods:- PowerApp. Adding custom script inside classic UI. Hiding some fields ...
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Mobile app navigation not in sync with web

I have sharepoint intranet, using a nav bar in the top to navigate between sites. However in my mobile app this navigation isn't getting displayed properly. In my mobile app if i unfold the side menu,...
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REPOST - How can I search an Excel spreadsheet in SharePoint? [duplicate]

Looking to be able to search the contents of an Excel spreadsheet from the SharePoint mobile app. I have a spreadsheet with Postal Codes/Zip Codes with corresponding information. I would like to be ...
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How can I search an Excel spreadsheet in SharePoint?

Looking to be able to search an Excel spreadsheet from the SharePoint mobile app. I have a spreadsheet with Postal Codes/Zip Codes with corresponding information. I would like to be able to search as ...
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SharePoint Mobile App. Logging into 2013 SharePoint with exchange server

When attempting to log into the SharePoint Mobile app, it asks for credentials. The problem is that unlike the Outlook mobile app, it does not allow you to choose an exchange server, so that you can ...
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How to invalidate client credentials using CSOM

I need to implement option in Xamarin.Forms app to sign in as different user to remote SP web site. But the problem is no matter what username and password are used SP2013 server always authorize ...
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Test sharepoint online/on-premises using sharepoint mobile app simulators

We have many sharepoint online and on-premises site collections and i want to test them using sharepoint mobile app, mainly for these platforms:- iPhone Android Windows now my PC is windows 7 and i ...
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Accessing lists using sharepoint mobile apps will not respect the setting we defined on the lists. any advice how to fix this

I am facing this sever problem which i were not aware of inside our sharepoint online site collection/s. Where on some sharepoint online site collections, i have added some custom lists. And inside ...
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Working w/ Images SharePoint Online and Mobile

I was hoping to leverage SharePoint Asset Libraries to store Drone Photos. The Department would like mobile support on iPhone as well. Support seems to be limited. While an Asset Library provides ...
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SharePoint Mobile not working for Photos

I have an Asset Library with many photos. When I use the SharePoint mobile app provided by Microsoft, nothing renders properly. When I go to the page that contains the Library it looks like this: ...
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By-pass Mobile Browser View panel on Mac

I've been experiencing this lately and can't seem to figure out how to overcome this issue - Anytime that I make a update to a .txt file in the Site Assets library and the Web part will load and work ...
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How to display signature in SharePoint 2013 mobile version

I am using the following solution to display the a form of a digital signature in SharePoint NewForm of a list. This is the YouTube video for this solution and this is its blog post. But the problem ...
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React Native (Sharepoint-application)

I have started learning to code in react native. Have an idea of trying to create an application that (creates / updates / deletes) data from SharePoint lists. My question is: How do I create a ...
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SharePoint PDF Print and Mobile App

We have task information on a SharePoint list.The task ID has attachments coming in form on images / pdf . We need to print this information. Current solution: We have got the webpage,image on the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Web site asking for authentication in all Mobile Phones

We have an Internet Facing SP 2013 web application for which Anonymous Authentication is enabled. Funny thing we are encountering is that on trying to access this site from Mobile, we are getting ...
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Prevent a Modern site page from being rendered in mobile view inside sharepoint online

I have the following problem inside our sharepoint online team site collection:- i have created a new modern site page. inside the modern site page, i added many Embed web parts which contains ...
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SharePoint App does not display PowerApp-customized forms

Does anyone know if there is a way to force the SharePoint mobile app to display PowerApps-customized forms? These customized forms were saved and published, but the SharePoint mobile app still does ...
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Electronic Signature for forms 2013

Is it possible to integrate a signature element in to a custom form? I'm using Sharepoint 2013 on premises. I'm using a List for training forms and am researching the viability of using signatures ...
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Biometric (fingerprint/hand scan) to approve/sign a Sharepoint form or field

This is a slightly creepy subject, I know. At work we already have a hand-scanner for clocking-in and out, so what the heck! My question is this - is there a fingerprint app (or hand scanning app) ...
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Sharepoint 2013 tablet use

I am a humble Sharepoint Admin tasked with researching the use of tablets for my workplace, we have an on premises 2013 deployment. I'm not certain that this is the correct forum to post this ...
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Block Microsoft SharePoint Mobile App?

I need to block my users' access to the SharePoint Online site from the 'Microsoft SharePoint' mobile app. Or at least hide everything on it? Is this possible? Thanks!
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Using SharePoint mobile app on Android error

We have an on-premise SharePoint 2016 farm, using an internal root cert answering only on https. I am trying to use the SharePoint mobile app on my Android mobile phone and I keep getting "There's no ...
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Authenticate user in embedded iframe using session of current SharePoint user

I have an iframe with my web application embedded to a SharePoint page. I need to somehow authenticate him/her in this web app using Microsoft Azure AD without forcing him/her to enter login and ...
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How to switch from Mobile "Classic" to "Contemporary" View in SharePoint Mobile View

I have activated the Mobile feature to make the SharePoint site much better in mobile experience, however when I open the site and with Google Chrome "in my server" and I select the mobile view I get ...
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SharePoint Online mobile view not displaying web parts

I have a SharePoint Online environment. Inside it I have a web part page with a excel web access web part in it. It displays the content in the web part in pc view without any issue. But when I try to ...
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Sharepoint newsfeed image authorization

I want to display images which are in my organization SharePoint news feed page in a xamarin app. Image URL needs an authorization. How to give this authorization. Image URL : "https://...
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Disable sharepoint mobile APP

So i know i can disable mobile access from the browser - that's easy. Problem is I do not want users to access sharepoint from the new Sharepoint mobile app they can download. Is there any way to ...
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Developing mobile app with SharePoint online [closed]

I want to develop a mobile app (Android/iOS) using SharePoint online/365. There are workflows running made in Nintex and I want to show approval screens on mobile. Don't want to use Nintex mobile or ...
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Is it true that we cannot login to SharePoint 2016 from iOS with HTTPS?

We have a fresh new SharePoint 2016 farm with HTTPS. We are trying to connect to this farm using different mobile devices. When we are using iPhones and Safari the website just keeps asking for ...
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How do I iFrame in a page from the same SP domain and keep it a Snippet?

I'm working with a client on doing some "secure" iFrame stuff using an HTML5 video player in an iFrame. This is SharePoint 2013 on-prem but hosted in the cloud by Microsoft. YouTube embeds and the ...
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Making sharepoint site mobile friendly

I'm trying to make the sharepoint site mobile friendly, but I'm having issues. I don't have access to the master pages or any publishing features so I can't do the device channel option. If I enable '...
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Invalid URL argument

When trying to reach a custom HTML page hosted on sharepoint - this error only occurs when opened on a mobile device / tablet & works perfectly fine on a computer. "Sorry something went wrong".....
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Sharepoint Mobile App and form based authentication

Can someone shed some light on how to login to Sharepoint mobile app when the site is FBA enabled? We have an on-prem SP2016, and the site is FBA enabled. I just noticed that the SP mobile app is ...
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MS sharepoint mobile app for android - on-premise

Any updates on when we'll see on-premise support for the android mobile app? The IOS has had support for the past 10 months....
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Authenticate Web UI using OAuth2 Access Token from ADFS

In an Ionic mobile app, we need to access the SharePoint API and to show a SharePoint Web UI in an Ionic WebView (essentially a browser inside the app). We're using OnPrem ADFS on Windows Server 2012 ...
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Sharepoint 2013 sends desktop version of site when viewed on Mobile

Let me break it down: I have build custom branded master pages in SP 2013, where the s4-body uses boostrap columns. The custom navigation is responsive, as well as the body. When testing on Chrome ...
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In 2016, what solutions does Microsoft officially offer for making SharePoint Online responsive?

I've done some work with editing the master page to make SharePoint responsive, but basically it feels like a hack job. What tools are out there specifically for Office 365 SharePoint Online? I'm ...
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Calculated Column not showing appropriately on Mobile

I created a Calculated Column for a contact list which will create a URL to open the contacts Address in Google Maps. It works perfectly on a desktop browser and while requesting a desktop site while ...
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Is there a reason that "Mobile Browser View" site feature is enabled by default inside Team site while it is disabled inside "Enterprise wiki"

I am working on SharePoint enterprise server 2013. and i have created 2 site collections:- Team site Enterprise Wiki now i want to allow users to access these 2 site collections using mobile views. ...
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