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Used to love the App
I first wrote my review maybe a year or two ago and in that time this app has gotten terrible. I originally praised this app for each update getting better. Now in the past few months, updates have been notoriously turning me off from using this app. Just this morning I went to read a story and noticed I have almost no stories downloaded when I remember having almost 100. The only thing that did the trick was force closing and reopening the app. Which seems to be the fix for most things. Whenever a story I DOWNLOADED has to think about rendering the chapter to me I usually have to force close. The reason I put download in caps is because a story shouldn’t have to think or go so slowly if I already downloaded it to my device. A new one yeah but not something I’ve had download for months. Next, the notifications while a great addition has become annoying. With this new bug of downloaded stories going missing, and now that they are slowly coming back makes them have a notification. This is something minor but overall annoying. I hope these mistakes are fixed soon.
The app is awesome, but there’s a few things that I don’t like.
The app the amazing. It allows people to write their own fan fiction and tells readers when their tagged or written stories is updated or reviewed. The app also allows us to view other reader’s tagged stories. The best feature of all is that the stories are ordered by genre, type, ratings, tags, alphabet, etc. The app also give certain requirements to make sure writers don’t just write a few lines or so. However, there is one thing about the app I don’t like and it bothers me very much. When people tend to post links to certain things, I have to hand type and look at the page at the same time. It’s very frustrating when you have app and you can’t cut copy and past things from the chapters. I really wish that FanFiction can allow us to copy and past things .
Edit: Back to the way it used to be
Edit: Fixes have been released and the app is now working as it used to. I actually got super happy because I had a backlog of story releases to catch up on. Thank you for this app. Old: So I'm having issues with this app. I have used this app ever since I got an iPhone and I loved everything about it. I had a nice collection of fanfics I downloaded but ever since maybe two updates ago, all the stories I had downloaded got deleted and only 11 stayed downloaded. Plus, the app has become literally unusable. You can't load stories, you can't view stories, you cant do anything with the current state of the app. It will either stay loading infinitely or just gives you a black screen. Please fix the app and I'll change my review.
Nice, buggy, needs interface work
I truly enjoy this app and the FanFiction it gives me access to, BUT it could use a bit of work and flexibility People have touched on the bugs, so I’ll give my wish list instead. Configuability: I would like the ability to force the upper/lower status bands to remain constant. I get lost in a good story and currently have no convenient way to monitor the time and the state of my battery without performing the status band mambo of tapping just right and then the top (important because it has the info I need) band disappears the moment I scroll without so much as a by your leave. Screen functionality. I would love to be able to turn off the screen navigation in whole or in part. Nothing more frustrating than to be in the middle of a chapter only to slip and have the app decide you meant to flip to the top or bottom of the chapter. Sorting. Sometimes I want my list sorted in most recently updated order, sometimes in most recently read and sometimes alphabetically by either author or title. Other nice to have: history of the last n stories I’ve opened, not just current or last read as I have now.
I love this app
It’s a perfect way for me to read fanfics but the amount of issues is too much. The issues used to be minimum. I could deal with having to leave the app sometimes to make something load and other small things. However, the update before this newest one completely ruined the app. I had 480 something books download and now I only have 200. Thank god my reading history was not erased but still it’s the fact that I have to go back and find all of them over again. Please fix this. Even with this problem I still love the app and will continue to use it. I just hope this doesn’t happen again in the future.
I use this app to post my fanfics
As the title states, I use this app to post my fanfics or add chapters to the story! But there’s a bug that popped up after this last update. When posting a chapter, the space bar doesn’t work unless you put the words down first then go back and put the type bar thingy between the words and use the space bar repeatedly until it works. It’s not a big bug as the space bar not working glitch only happens when you are naming a story or the chapter you are posting, so it’s not a big thing to worry about fixing but it is a bit of a hassle having to try and put a space between the words sometimes. Also whenever I leave the document part of the app, where I write my stories, it wraps me to the main page that has the friends, beta readers, pm and other “inner apps” for the app itself and I think that can be fixed, this one glitch has been happening to me for a year now Please fix it When it gets fixed, I will see if there are any bugs left and post about them here
i love the app but...and here is how to fix the notifications
i wish there was a way to hide the cross overs and OCs (own characters) also there needs to be a notification center. don’t change the reading list just add a notification center so i can look on my own time and not lose my list of stories that i was actually recently reading. they overwhelm the list and when i go to see the story i was actually reading i can’t find it b/c it is buried under stories that were re-added or re-downloaded. look at wattpad’s layout. i admit i don’t use wattpad like i used to but they at least had a notification center and the list didn’t get overwhelmed with old stories being downloaded.
Amazing App but I lose my place
I absolutely love using this app! It has great stories at the tip of my fingers! I love the library usage and the folder concept! I like that the search bar is detailed down to specifics of what you’re looking for. The reason I took a star away is because I wish there was a bookmark tool to keep place of where I leave off in a chapter so that I don’t have to scroll through the chapter looking for the paragraph I left off on. I also wish the audio reader portion didn’t always have to start from the very beginning of the chapter again every time you use it, instead it should start off where you left it on pause. I hope this review helps!
Too strict in the wrong places
This is more of a review of the Fanfiction website as a whole rather than just the app. First off, they hit you with so many rules that you're forced to only write a certain way. People like me who use different styles or formats are wrong and they don't get a chance to write the way they want to. Then they don't let you publish or even message people for half a day after you make an account. So you have to wait for hours to do what you downloaded the app to do. And then finally, the first thing that happens in less than an hour after I got my account, I get an email from another user with a long list of "bullies" in the community to avoid. All of this has seriously disheartened my choice to join Fanfiction, and I'm currently looking for an alternative site to write my fanfictions on.
Love it now
This app was my first step into anything fan fiction. Maneuvering the app was confusing at first but I got the hang of it quick ( this was probably just me being dumb though). After a few weeks of reading i thought I’d throw my hat in the ring and write something. The system to write and publish stories is simple and easy and makes writing for newbies like me a fun and non stressful experience. The only problem I have with this is that the private messages don’t show on the app so I have to use the browser version to get them. Hopefully this is fixed and it will make it perfect.
This app. Where. Do I. Begin? I downloaded this app on my iPhone so Idk if that affects things but I’m trying to make an account but it keeps saying something something password and the explanation just cuts off. I’m gonna keep my review as one star until this problem somehow fixes itself sooooo.. Update 1: This app has been total garbage as of late. I’m trying to figure out how this app works and now it’s garbage tutorial is teaching me nothing. I came to read a story that was reuploaded onto a separate site in order to not bother the one that was reuploading but I might as well exert my rage onto the small things that bother me. Update 2: This app is still pretty garbage in my opinion but I do think that this is more directed to computer users through my experience seeing that there’s a community I was told that still exists on fanfic net so.. 2 stars for now. Update 3: I’m uploading a story so that people can find my self insert of my —— account to blah blah and yeah.. I’m reuploading my BNHA crossover so I’m dealing with tags now, how tf does fanfic net know what Dgm is and I still can’t find the frickin BNHA tag?! All above updates were made on the day I downloaded the app.
Great app except...
I love this app. I can switch back and forth between stories that I was reading (only if I were reading them in the app) and it will save my place. This is way more convenient for me since I will read several stories at once. I haven’t found a home button yet that will take me back to my profile so it’s harder for me that way to switch from story to story. The app will freeze on me too. If I by accident or purposely drop down the bar on the upper and lower screen, when I tap again to dismiss it my app will be frozen and it won’t work again until I close out completely and open it back up.
When you go to write a story, they limit much of what you can write. yea i like that they will have people review your work, but it is not helpful when I am worried about censoring what I am writing out of fear of being attacked by the editor. i MUCH prefer to use wattpad. they have more of a variety of stories, and the writers get full freedom to their works. decided to try something new with this app and it just wasn’t for me for these reasons. they make you sign a whole long thing before you start publishing about the things that they do not allow in their writings. they want all writings to be rated K which is “ok for most ages” but many people who write FANFICTION do not write it for young children to be reading, nor is any of it appropriate for these children. overall, i personally did not like this app.
Inaccessible to Blind Users
There are many things on this app that VoiceOver just reads as, "Button". Because of this I am unable to get past the first screen. Therefore I am giving this app a very low rating. If the developers would like to fix these issues, the main buttons I cannot read are all of the bottom row, as well as the buttons that show up when I click on the buttons I CAN read, such as the "read" button. Unfortunately, I cannot tell you if there are any more issues with this app and VoiceOver, because of the current issues. However, I would recommend going through the app entirely to make sure everything is accessible to all of your possible users. After you do this, I will be happy to re-review your product. Thank you.
Love but I have too many issues
I love this app sooooo much! I love to read stories on it and stuff but I have too many issues on here. First of all, I can’t PM. Like every time I try to send one, it says, PM not sent and I am connected to WiFi and I do have an account. Second, I cannot change my profile for the life of me. I’ve tried to google it and I go to the avatar section, I hit it and then it takes me to the image manager and if I try that, I need to post a caption and everything and I’ve tried that but it doesn’t show up on my profile. Sadly to me, these are the things that I can’t move past because i lov SYOT’s for the Hunger Games but most of them only take tributes by PM.
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