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Note: Please make sure you include the Make, the Model, and the Operating System Version of your device if you are reporting a bug. This will make the process of confirming and fixing issues a lot smoother! Thank you DEVlANT
Hello everyone!

One of the most common requests from the community has been to update deviantART's mobile site. By popular demand, we just launched a brand new version of the mobile site to Beta Testers! The site is officially supported in mobile browsers on the iPhone and Android phones and tablets.

For a very long time, we've been running two versions of the deviantART website: the desktop version, and the mobile version—and the latter has fallen behind.

As we all know, the previous mobile site was missing a lot of major features. Instead of developing two separate versions of the site—a desktop version and a mobile version—we've formatted the desktop site to fit into a mobile browser. This allows the mobile site to offer many more features than the previous version did, and it also makes for a more smooth user experience. The end result is a seamless mobile site that's a thousand times better than the old one. And it looks a little like this:

New Deviantart Mobile Site  Front Page By Danlev-d by wreckling

What's New

  • You can Browse art, check your Message Center, reply to Notes, browse your friends' Profiles and Galleries, visit the Forums, view today's Daily Deviations and do almost everything else you can on the desktop version of the site!
  • The drop menu usually located in the top left corner of the site can be accessed by tapping on the deviantART logo, allowing users to easily access familiar tools without complication. 
New Deviantart Mobile Site  Navigation By Danlev-d by wreckling

  • You can find wallpapers for your phone using the "Wallpaper" app available in the main menu!
  • The Message Center is all located in one place, which makes responding to comments and browsing art and Journals an easier experience. In addition, for users who like to view their Message Center one section at a time, you can tap on the arrow next to Messages, which will prompt the Message Center's left sidebar to appear and allow you to select one section of the Message Center to view at a time.
New Deviantart Mobile Site  Message Center By Danl by wreckling

Try it out!

The new mobile site has now been released to all beta testers, so you can try it out by simply logging into deviantART on your phone! 

Reporting Problems

We're still polishing up the mobile site. There are some bugs and minor interface issues that we're currently aware of, but we wanted to get Beta Tester feedback as we continue to improve it. If you encounter issues, be sure to report them! Any bugs encountered can be filed in the devBUG Issue Tracker under the Mobile project.

DeviantART is excited to launch a brand new mobile site, and we'd like Beta Testers to give it a try first!
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LaceBug Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Can i upload on mobile?
wreckling Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014   Writer
Depending on the phone and operating system you're using, you may be able to, yes. :) If you're on the most recent version of Android or iOS, then uploading should work just fine.
LaceBug Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I figured it out! Haha thank you!
Yenni-Vu Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
the mobile version is good if you have a fast working smartphone!
A-NonnyMouseFangirl Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014
Um, how can you go from regular version to mobile version? I accidentally went to regular version on my phone and its hard to use very well so if you could help that would be great
coolestawesome10 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ok new question! When I use Photon a browser it is on mobile version while on Safari its on desktop.
treetato Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hiya! Do you think you can help me? When I delete or reply to a message, the message box just refreshes and I can't do anything to them.
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