Guess what! Mastodon’s official #Android app was finally approved and is now on the Play Store.

F-Droid submission still being processed.

@Gargron @Mastodon Oh yeah I missed the Enter URL part of the prompt XD

@xypnox @Gargron @Mastodon Yes, I completely missed that too! I think it would be better to have an obvious choice between "log in" and "sign up".

@xypnox @Gargron @Mastodon Hmm, even when I enter the url for my instance the "Next" Button is still disabled. How can I connect with an existing account on an instance that is not in the list?

@xypnox @Gargron @Mastodon Both "Log in" and "Get started" open the same dialog for me...


@xypnox @Gargron @Mastodon Oookay I managed to get it working (I'm typing this from the official app, seems great so far!).

I had a few issues with logging in:
- "Get started" and "Log in" open the same dialog as far as I can see. This really confused me.
- It was not obvious to me at all that I could enter an instance URL in the search bar. I think it would be good to indicate that more prominently than just in the placeholder text.


@xypnox @Gargron @Mastodon

- I first entered my instance with the "https://" at the start which lead to the error "Invalid URL host" which is pretty confusing for non-tech persons (What is an URL host? And why is it invalid?)


@xypnox @Gargron @Mastodon

- When I correctly entered only the host part of the instance URL I could submit the input using the keyboard, but the "Next" Button was still disabled. An entry for my instance appeared in the list below the search input, but that was completely blocked by my keyboard, so I did not notice that. Is that step really necessary? If I enter an instance URL manually, it should not be necessary to select it from a list.


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