BUG: SM16 Webmail on Safari iOS
Problem reported by Shaun Peet - May 29, 2017 at 5:22 AM
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When using the webmail on an iPhone there's an annoying little glitch which is easy to fix with a couple lines of CSS.  Basically, Safari on an iPhone will zoom any input field when it detects that the font-size of that field is less than 16px.  The downside of this is that for SmarterMail it throws off the layout a bit, and because it's a SPA the zoomed-in look persists until the user zooms out manually.
 
In my own responsive designs I've added the following CSS to prevent this behaviour:

@media screen and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio:0) {
  select, textarea, input { font-size: 16px !important; }
    select:focus, textarea:focus, input:focus { font-size: 16px !important; }
}
 
 
Which is taken from this answer / discussion on StackOverflow:
https://stackoverflow.com/a/16255670
 
In the above CSS, I've removed the setting of the background-color on focus which was in the answer provided on StackOverflow which I figured SmarterMail wouldn't want to do because of your themes.
 
 

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Shaun Peet Replied
This bug still exists in Version 16.0.6369 (June 9).
 
This is one of those low-hanging fruit type of fixes that I'm hoping can get rolled into the next update.  Just a simple CSS tweak would greatly increase usability when using Safari on iOS.
 
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Mostafa Arabameri Replied
its show me browser not supported in ios (iPhone)
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Shaun Peet Replied
Any chance this makes it into today's release?
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Rod Lasky Replied
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Hi Shaun. I do believe this fix is coming out today.
Rod Lasky
Technical Support Specialist
SmarterTools Inc.
(877) 357-6278
www.smartertools.com
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Shaun Peet Replied
Awesome - looking forward to it. I'm also now in possession of a mid-range Android phone and finding some other minor tweaks with that but I'll wait until after the weekend.
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Shaun Peet Replied
Just tried on my iPhone and unfortunately this still exists in Version 16.0.6376 (Jun 16, 2017).
 
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Shaun Peet Replied
This still exists in version 16.0.6390 from June 30.  The little zooming that Safari on iOS does ironically creates usability issues because in a SPA like SM16 it doesn't zoom back out after the textbox loses focus.
 
Note - this happens on the login page which can be used for testing.
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Shaun Peet Replied
This still exists in version 16.1.6411
 
Please add those couple lines of CSS mentioned at the very top of this thread.  Thanks!

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