Obsidian on android tablet closes when trying to change fonts

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Steps to reproduce

Go to settings -> appearance → click manage to any of the font options → (try to) type in font name textbox.

Did you follow the troubleshooting guide? [Y/N]

Yes. I’m on mobile so no sandbox. What I did was reinstall Obsidian. Tried it with an empty vault and a vault with few notes.

Expected result

For a list of fonts to show up like how it does on my phone (Andoid 11)

Actual result

Obsidian closes when I try typing in the font box (the cursor is in the textbox). It does not reload or restart. I have to open it again from the app drawer.


Operating system: android 8.0.0 (HUAWEI )
Obsidian version: 1.4.6 (105)
API version: v1.3.3
Login status: not logged in
Live preview: off
Legacy editor: off
Base theme: dark
Community theme: none
Snippets enabled: 0
Restricted mode: on


Additional information

It recognizes/displays other fonts if they've already been added on another setup. When I transfered my vault on desktop to the tablet, the app displayed the fonts.

I remember that it was fine when font interface was first added. Then, android system webview was frozen and wouldn’t update for a time for Android 8.0 users, and I thought it might have something to do with that (might be unrelated though :smiley: I know close to nothing about these things). But system webview is updated and running now.

I think you phone is missing some APIs that obsidian uses and I don’t think there’s anything we can do about that.

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