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"Invalid response from server"

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Edited: Jan 29, 4:29pm Top

"Invalid response from server" is what pops up whenever I try to scan a bar-code add a book to my library with the LibraryThing Android app.

Jan 29, 4:38pm Top

Hm. It's working for me here (on a VERY old Android phone). Can you tell me if it's failing on every scan and on different books? Can you send me a picture or an ISBN number? I'll test against that particular book. Also, have you changed your source for adding books in the app preferences? By default it's Amazon and Overcat.

Jan 29, 4:55pm Top

Why do people mark their own bugs down from an open bug report to 'needs discussion'? https://wiki.librarything.com/index.php/Bug_tracking

Jan 29, 10:33pm Top

Maybe because they have never had a bug before, never knew this page existed before today, and do not really know what that drop-down menu means or is for. Sorry if that bugged you. ;)

Jan 30, 8:41am Top

It's not that it bugs us, it's just that (1) "Needs discussion" is a status that's less likely to get addressed than "Reported" and (2) not all people have the "I don't know what this does, so I'll change stuff at random" approach to figuring things out.

Edited: Jan 31, 2:45pm Top

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Feb 26, 2:12pm Top

So this one should be fixed. If you're still having problems with the latest version of the Android app (v1.1.1) then let us know. I'm going mark this as fixed but it can always be reopened if you find that you're still having problems.

Edited: Apr 10, 9:13am Top

Okay, so here we go again: My Android App v. 1.1.1 b26 on my Android 9 Phone as well as an Android 7.0 Tablet has trouble with almost ANY German catalogue i try to use (except for Amazon!), namely "Gemeinsamer Bibliotheksverbund (GBV)", "German National Library" (DNB?), KoBV / Bibliotheken Berlins. The funny thing is that, three days ago, it worked at lest a few times with GBV, and all of these catalogs work with the regular web interface, at least most of the time.
The Error displayed usually is "No entries found" even if that particular ISBN is in the catalog, but sometimes it says "could not connect".
I have tried unchecking all of the catalogs and checking only a single one, switching the "quick search" on and off, but nothing seems to work unless I check amazon.de. Unfortunately, Amazon catalogs some things differently then most of Germanys public libraries ...

Edited: Apr 10, 9:14am Top

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Bug (edit)

ID: 303158

Category: Uncategorized

Assigned to all

Reported by Louquas

Status: Reopened

Apr 10, 9:12am

46 days since last change

By Ellen-Key-Schule

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Reported. Louquas (Jan 29, 3:46pm)

Needs discussion. Louquas (Jan 29, 4:29pm)

Needs discussion. Louquas (Jan 29, 10:33pm)

Fixed. conceptDawg (Feb 26, 2:12pm)

Reopened. Ellen-Key-Schule (Apr 10, 9:08am)

Reopened. Ellen-Key-Schule (Apr 10, 9:12am)


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