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Tumblr Tumbling!

I have been using Tumblr for over 5 years mostly via the web interface I mostly have positive things to say about the service.  It has been working and not getting in the way while providing a free host to throw some blogs on.  However now that I’m using only my Nexus 7 I have an issue with it.  It won’t let you post images in your text post.  Even the Android App doesn’t have an insert image button. 

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Tumblr Android App

So whats the work around?

Go to the website in Google Chrome and click `Request Desktop Site` under the 3 dot menu on the top right, you might need to scroll down a bit to see it.  This uses more bandwidth and is a bit more complicated to use since the buttons are too small without pinch zooming.  Not the ideal Solution but while people continue to develop their Android Apps we will have to work around many shortcomings in the meantime.