Can't scroll on web uploader from mobile

When I try to upload an observation from the website sometimes, my screen looks zoomed in and I can’t zoom out or scroll around to where it says “Sumbit observation.” I don’t know if this is a problem with my phone or with the site.

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Oops, misread.

i can’t do any intentional scrolling on the web uploader page on my phone. i suspect that may be just that the page is not optimized for mobile devices. if i navigate directly to that page rather than through another iNaturalist page, i will get a zoomed in version of that page, where as you noted, the submit button is unavailable (since the screen is not scrollable).

that said, if you’re going to be uploading observations on your phone, you might want to consider using the iNaturalist app instead of the website. (i suspect that efforts to make the web upload page mobile friendly will be low on the list of things to do, since the apps exist and offer a better way to upload observations on a phone.)

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This is an issue with the website when I use my iPhone. This does not happen with the app.

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Ack, sorry. Missed seeing that. I added the #web tag and updated the title to make it a bit more specific.

I have the same problem with android browsers, it just stays zoomed and all I can do is try to reach to Upload button, then the problem dissapears.