Toggle Stack View Command Disappeared from Mobile android

What I’m trying to do

I’m trying to use the stacked tabs view on android. until today there was a command in my palette to do that (i had it as the default pull down screen command) and suddenly it seems to have disappeared completely from the command palette - there is no more stacked view option on my mobile.

i’d like to get the toggle stacked view back on my android

Things I have tried

I searched for this in the forum but no one else seems to be having this problem, which makes me think I’m missing something. Or is it a bug?

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Lifted from the changelog for 1.5.8, see https://obsidian.md/changelog/:

It’s no longer possible for phones to load stacked tabs. The “Toggle stacked tabs” command is no longer shown in the command palette and loading a workspace with stacked tabs will unstack them on devices that don’t support stacked tabs.

So I reckon your device is one of those not supporting stacked tabs.

Hi! thanks for your response. that would explain it. kind of weird, though, no? is there an explanation? the link you shared doesn’t work for me.

Because the implementation was a refuse of the desktop one and it was broken on mobile.

Hi. Interesting. It worked great on mine. I guess behavior varies across devices.

Thanks for the explanation.

On Android Mobile this setting …

… has now disappeared from my Android phone.

… is still there on my Android Tablet and Chromebook.

[… so screen size rather than mobile per se seems to be the deciding factor of this change]

However I can make it reappear on my Android phone by making Android “think” that I have a tablet …

For this you need to have enabled developer options.
(… Tap “About Phone/Build number” seven times.)

In developer options scroll down to Smallest width

e.g. on my Android phone I have

Smallest width:
411 dp

On Android the pivot figure is 600 dp.
… anything below Android thinks you have a phone.
… anything above Android thinks you have a tablet.

So I set it to 610 dp (from 411 dp)

Now when I reload Obsidian(no need to reboot the phone) …

… it has a tablet layout with tabs on top and …

ctrl+p toggle stacked tabs
ctrl+shift+s (my personal hotkey)
stacked tabs icon

… are all back.

This developer setting needs to be set each time you reboot the phone …
i.e. you can try it and you’ll be back to normal after a reboot.

CARE: this setting affects everything on your phone … e.g. your Android browser will also have a tablet layout.

PS:
… you can alternate between the two layouts by changing the dp in developer options and reloading Obsidian without needing to reboot.
… I’ve used the opposite on my small 8.4" Android tablet in the past when I wanted my browser to have a phone interface by setting the dp below 600 at 590.

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