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Why is this forum now totally pants on my IPhone?

Is it me?
Is it my lack of techno knowledge?

I am finding the new format so cluncky and difficult to use I'm sadly not on here as much. There are adverts in all the wrong places and even when I try to exit the 'new' view it won't now let me.

C'mon admin team, sort it out...
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I have an unreadable format on my Kindle too from a few weeks back.

Is it a setting?
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Ads are causing loads of lag for me using chrome/android. No decent ad blockers seem to sort it either
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And then I get Sky adverts and merc adverts, all in the worst places. The classifieds, whichever bit I press just opens up another window and that keeps going until you get bored.

Even typing now, I can only get about eight lines of text in before it drops below the IPhone key pad...
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I'm using an app called Tapatalk on iOS - get the occasional ad but in a decent location - may be worth trying though not sure about other operating systems


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It goes mental on one of my Android devices (refuses to switch back to legacy)
and the logging out/in seems to unsettle it on all platform for a few days.

PoS.




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There is a mobile skin you can change to in your settings - just wondering if that might help?
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for those that are experiencing lag on their desktops, I recommend getting a Do Not Track extension - it's mainly the 'facebook connect' tracker that is slowing it down, as well as the adverts.

I use "avg do not track"

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It's been OK for me in legacy for ages and now all of a sudden the forum text keeps centralising........ weird.
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I have no idea what a skin is, I just would like the site to be a little more basic and a lot more user friendly.

If, every time I want to comment on a post I know have to sign in as well, it's not going to take too long before I get bored.

There are lots of really knowledgable people on here that share (mainly) their ownership a experiences and tips to keep our cars going. If this forum continues to become more and more user unfriendly it will lose its appeal and 'technical edge'.

Apologies for the moan but this is really rubbish on an IPhone.
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And each page is filled with this rubbish!
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I have no idea what a skin is, I just would like the site to be a little more basic and a lot more user friendly.
The skin (layout style) dropdown window is at the bottom of the page on the left, if you aren't already I suggest you try using one of the Classic styles. I find they work well on my old iProduct.
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Why is this forum now totally pants on my IPhone?

I use the iPhone app - auto guide which was the replacement when AO sold out.

Tapatalk stopped working for me then. Does it now work again?
 
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So tapatalk support is back, but it has many ads too.

I use the auto guide - ad free version for a few quid.

It is clunky, but much better than safari browsing on a fruit device.
 
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Site is fine on my BlackBerry Z30. No pop up adverts, everything clear and easy to use.

Ditch your iPhones and move to a proper phone!
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Site is clunky, more so in the last week, on all my devices, iPhone, iPad, iMac. And I've tried all the various skins.

When I can't upload a photo on the new skins I have to revert to the legacy skin, that usually sorts out any issues.

My Nexus 7 is smooth whatever skin I use

But the auto, and sometime intermittent, logging off is a PITA.
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My Iphone doesn't like AO. Way too much work to use it.

The site is fine on my Macbook.
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I can use the forum fine on my Galaxy S3, but I don't like the mobile format.
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Total Mac person me.

iPhone , iPad and MacbookPro all working with no problems on AO.
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^^^ hey there Yoda

how do you get your iphone to display AO so it's easy to navigate? I have a 6s.
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I have finally managed to exit the enhanced view and it now works a lot better wil no ads on my IPhone. I suggest others do it too as it has simplified access etc
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