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  1. When emailing an article I do not have access to my Contacts

    Used to be that when I was emailing an article, the url of the article was pasted into a blank email from my email client. it no longer does that and ti does not give me access to my Contacts, as my email client does. Go back to the old way or incorporate a way of accessing my Contacts from your new way of emailing articles.

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      0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hi,

      We have reverted the way we email articles to open up your installed desktop email applications. You will have access to contacts now. However, we may change this functionality as time progresses.

      Thanks,
      The AOL Reader Team

    • IPad mobile view

      Before yesterday your iPad view of reader was just about perfect... It worked well and matched the desktop view. Now you have chosen to use a mobile device view and it is a terrible experience. Please go back to what you were using or provide a choice setting that allows me to go back to the original desktop view. I had settled on AOL Reader as my replacement for Google Reader but this change makes AOL Reader unusable for me. One word for this change... AWFUL. Maybe ok on iPhone, but not on iPad.

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        7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Change the mail to options back to the way they were - I switched readers because of it!

        Reader does not recognize my contacts and I prefer not to have to say "continue" to read article after emailing a link. What a nuisance. Please change back to the way it was.

        I have stopped using AOL Reader as my default reader; at least until this is fixed.

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          0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Hi,

          We have reverted the way we email articles to open up your installed desktop email applications. You will have access to contacts now. However, we may change this functionality as time progresses.

          Thanks,
          The AOL Reader Team

        • Pĺease embed the youtube/vimeo videos of feeds for allow watch videos on aol reader.

          We can't know for sure if a post has or no a video currently there is no alert of multimedia content not embedded.

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            10 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • export opml

            Enable export of an OPML file from the aol reader product.
            It's nice that I can import OPML from reader.google or other locations, but I'd also like to be able to move my data out if necessary in the future.

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              completed  ·  8 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • to allow adding of rss feed by url

              I'm unable to add a feed by url. When entering the url into the "add subscription" dialog, upon pressing enter all I get is "No Result found".

              153 votes
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                completed  ·  9 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • The right-side column

                Thank you for giving us Aol Reader.I like it very much.
                But I don't like the right-side column very well.Maybe you must need it as product ad. I think that made desktop doesn't look smart, and can't use Card View in 3 lines on a 13-inch laptop computer of mine.
                You could give us a button or an option to select it. Thank you :)

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                  4 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Translation into other languages!

                  German, Italian, Frenc...

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                    14 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Add "mark all as read" to mobile web view

                    Loving the new AOL reader so far. Great job guys!

                    I primarily consume my news via my various mobile devices and prefer to do so through the browser instead of being dependent on various apps. From what I can see, AOL reader does optimize depending on your browser size but functionality is limited. The one thing that I'm really missing so far is the ability to "mark all as read" within a particular feed.

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                      10 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      The “mark all as read” button it found when viewing the list of articles in a subscription. In the top right hand corner is a button with three dots. You can click these three dots for a drop down menu that will allow you to find the “mark all as read” button and allow you to switch viewing options as well.

                      Thanks,
                      The AOL Reader Team

                    • 72 votes
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                        3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • pictures on subscribed blogs don't show up in some posts

                        In some posts, pics in the posts show up fine, but in some posts, no pics inside the post show up.

                        This is a big issue for me.

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                          9 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • allow us to see the feed URL

                          Right now, once imported, all we can see from a feed is the Favicon and title. It'd be tremendously helpful for me to get the actual URL back because for a few of my feeds I need to change the parameters every so often.

                          64 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              completed  ·  3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Display old/dead feeds

                              The Old Reader has a feature where it lists feeds that haven't been updated for a long time, deeming them dead. A feature like this in AR (or is it AOLR?) would be great.

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                                6 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add SPACE shortcut to go to next feed subscription.

                                After reading through -let's say 10- feeds, at the bottom of a subscription hitting N or space does not do anything. Please add a keyboard shortcut to go to next feed subscription like google reader does.

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                                  7 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Hi,

                                  You can now click the n/j/space buttons to go to the next feed when you are finished reading a feed. You can also click “shift+n” to go straight to the next feed.

                                  Thanks for the suggestion!
                                  The AOL Reader Team

                                • Change the email hot link for sharing

                                  Instead of clicking on "share" with email and it opening up your desktop mail client (Outlook is the default), is there a way we can simply tie our alternative web-based emails to it instead? I dislike using Outlook, especially on Win8.

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                                    6 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                      6 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      HI,

                                      We’ve added many sharing options with this new release. You can toggle which ones you are able to share with, as well. Let us know what you think about the new feature!

                                      Thanks,
                                      The AOL Reader Team

                                    • Shortcut key M is not available

                                      Shortcut key M is not available, the item can't mark unread when press the M key.

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                                        1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Option to NOT automatically mark items as read when scrolling

                                        This is very important to me. Automatically marking items as read is a showstopper for me.

                                        32 votes
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                                          2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • reduce the chrome in mobile version

                                          Mobile screens are small. Your mobile reader has a thick bar on top with a back button and branding and a thick bar on the bottom with some controls. These two bars take up a significant amount of screen real-estate leaving little room for content. Merge the two bars into a single bar to devote more screen space for reading.

                                          Also in iOS you can code to your webpage to go fullscreen and hide the browser chrome. Please do this.

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