They broke tapatalk

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  1. Mehr4x4

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    So they changed tapatalk and I'm not liking it anymore. I contacted them and they have no interest in fixing it. I primarily use my phone to read and post on these forums. Is there another app that anyone would recommend than tapatalk?
    Thank you,
    Eric

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    5.4.0

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    It's been this way for a while, unless you're talking about notifications. Those break every other update they do.
     
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    What is it that you don't like???
     
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    I don't want notifications. I want the little check boxes for each forum brought back. The "Mark read" check box and the number of views. I don't want to click the little ... For each and every discussion to mark it read. I liked being able to click each one as I went to clean up my list. I know I can scroll through them and then click "Mark all read" but that seldom works and I just liked it the way it was. I don't understand why they have to change things all the time. Leave them alone.
    Is there another program that people use for forums on their phones?

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    At one time we had a dedicated Droidforums App. It's still on the Play Store but has not been updated or is being supported anymore. I don't know of another App like Tapa. Perhaps someone will have a recommendation.
     
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    I'm not aware of one, but I know there are some people who just prefer to use the mobile web version of the site. It's easy to mark everything read there and navigate and you'll only get notifications if you're actively looking at it.

    You can tell it to remember you and you won't have to log in each time, just launch it and go.
     
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    The 3 dots are to make the layout more streamlined. The check boxes took up screen space. Each update sometimes brings new great features, like having notifications in one spot and it can break others.
     
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    Agreed. It's definitely a work in progress. Can't please all people all the time.
     
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    I use tapatalk for 6 different forums and had a system for checking up on what I wanted to and didn't. I could never use notifications with all the posts that come through. One of the forums the "Mark all read" doesn't work and I have to go through each and every thread to clear them now! Sucks! This isn't working. :-(

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    That might not be completely Tapatalk's fault. If the forum administrators make changes on their end, they're not always compatible with Tapatalk.

    I'm also a little bit confused, because Tapatalk has been the way it is now for months. Did you just not update it for a long time?