When did Safari stop accommodating desktop sites?

TH55

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In the past, when posting on a message board that did not have a mobile version, as you typed out your post when it went past the edge of the screen it moved to allow you to see what you were typing. Now you have to keep manually adjusting it or zoom out to where you can't see the text because it is so small. Please tell me this is something I can fix and not yet another thing they've screwed up.
 

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Is this just on one site?

Do you get the same result with another browser, such as Firefox, or Chrome?
 

bufffilm

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I have no prior experience with iOS prior to ios9, but I can tell you that the problem you describe is with that version too.

In short, it's not a new problem and isn't just with Safari. It's the website.

Switch to a mobile version if available or use tapatalk or some reader, etc.
 
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TH55

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Is this just on one site?

Do you get the same result with another browser, such as Firefox, or Chrome?
I don't know I haven't downloaded any other browsers. And it's on multiple sites.
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I have no prior experience with iOS prior to ios9, but I can tell you that the problem you describe is with that version too.

In short, it's not a new problem and isn't just with Safari. It's the website.

Switch to a mobile version if available or use tapatalk or some reader, etc.
Why do they still work fine on iOS 8?
 

bufffilm

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First, see if you can reproduce the problem on a different iPhone.

As for this working with ios8...what can I say? I'd love to go back to the 90's if I could.
 

TH55

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Who still uses iOS 8?
Until recently there was no jailbreak for iOS 10
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First, see if you can reproduce the problem on a different iPhone.

As for this working with ios8...what can I say? I'd love to go back to the 90's if I could.
So basically you're saying that it is inevitable that technology and software design regress and that we should accept this?
 
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Until recently there was no jailbreak for iOS 10
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So basically you're saying that it is inevitable that technology and software design regress and that we should accept this?
Those are your words, not mine.

As for your problem, I gave you some options. Do what you wish.
 
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C DM

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In the past, when posting on a message board that did not have a mobile version, as you typed out your post when it went past the edge of the screen it moved to allow you to see what you were typing. Now you have to keep manually adjusting it or zoom out to where you can't see the text because it is so small. Please tell me this is something I can fix and not yet another thing they've screwed up.
As I recall this is an iOS 10 Safari glitch/bug that Apple hasn't addressed so far.
 
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TH55

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Those are your words, not mine.

As for your problem, I gave you some options. Do what you wish.
Yes, my friend is experiencing the same thing. It's not the website, as it doesn't behave like this on my 6 running iOS 8.2. As CDM said it is a known iOS 10 glitch. I just hope it gets fixed soon, this is ridiculous logging in every time I revisit a site.
 

C DM

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Yes, my friend is experiencing the same thing. It's not the website, as it doesn't behave like this on my 6 running iOS 8.2. As CDM said it is a known iOS 10 glitch. I just hope it gets fixed soon, this is ridiculous logging in every time I revisit a site.
Logging in is different from this. That seems more of something related to cookies/cache and/or use of private mode.
 

TH55

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Logging in is different from this. That seems more of something related to cookies/cache and/or use of private mode.
Ahh yes I got this mixed up w my other Safari issue haha. How do I fix it?
 

TH55

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I find it hard to believe you AND your "friend" haven't updated your phones in 2 years?
When did I say my friend hadn't updated? I said he IS experiencing the same issue w iOS 10, I am the one who has 2 phones one of which is running iOS 8.
 

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Yes, my friend is experiencing the same thing. It's not the website, as it doesn't behave like this on my 6 running iOS 8.2. As CDM said it is a known iOS 10 glitch. I just hope it gets fixed soon, this is ridiculous logging in every time I revisit a site.
I do believe I have similar issue with ios9 and a particular site, but I since rarely post messages on that site from my phone...it's essentially an ignored problem.

Still tapatalk and other readers are worth a look if anyone is interested. (I don't use them either.)
 
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