I can’t scroll through an article. Only part shows then the page reloads itself. Keeps doing it

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So I click on the black banner that says “continue reading”. I start scrolling down the page then it becomes blank and the page reloads itself back to the beginning. Have to click “continue reading” again and it reloads again.  Keeps doing it. I can’t read an article. 

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jelucer

Same here. Really annoying. Even tried to upgrade to the latest version but still no dice.  it’s gotten to the point that I’m just not going to read SA articles on my phone anymore.

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jamaggie

any solution?  This is a relatively new phenomenon

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HowdyDoc

Same problem (iPhone)  When I press on ‘continue reading’ it reloads back to the beginning of the article.  Surprised that hasn’t been fixed yet. 

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MrEric

I might have fixed it. So my phone was suffering from “ghost touch” where apps would open without me touching the screen and other issues. After I went through the process of fixing this issue I noticed I don’t have any more problems with articles reloading themselves.  Maybe some of you can try this.  It’s a process but it might be the solution.  Go to Settings then click General. Then at the bottom click Reset then click Reset all Settings. Your phone will reboot and you’ll have to adjust some of your settings to the way you had it but now I don’t have any more trouble scrolling through seeking alpha articles. 

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MrEric

yes. I just went to several articles. After clicking on “continue reading” to load the rest of the article I have no more trouble. The article doesn’t reload itself anymore.  I hope this helps some of you. It will take around 15 minutes or so but it worked for me. Please let me know how you make out. 

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MrEric

sorry for this third follow up. It occurred to me that some people might have a different phone. So Google how to fix “Ghost touch” for the type of phone you have. It’s weird how fixing one problem helped solve another problem.  No more articles reloading themselves.  You’ll have to reset some things afterwards such as your wallpaper ringtones alerts etc etc.  but that’s ok. Lol