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Questions tagged [question-appropriateness]

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What should I do about this question?

To begin with, see this question. Note that it has no answers. Note also that I no longer care about the question, and would probably accept any answer, as the problem at hand has been fixed. Finally, ...
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Questions revolving around trust issues

Every now and then, we do see some question like this one, which revolves around trust issues in a couple, asking us to collaborate as to "unmask" the unfaithful party. I personally believe that the ...
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Questions about issues in a nightly that were also present in a stable build

Sometimes, there are issues that affects one or many nightlies, and that are carried over since a stable release, or even before it. For example, I'm currently running a CM13 nightly build, and have ...
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Is such a question off-topic for Android SE?

This is my first question on the Meta site. I would like to know if it's legitimate to ask a question which may be tied to development, but not have it as its main purpose to exist. To be specific, ...
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Asking about finding the right charger for my device

If I was to ask about finding the right charger for my device, would that be off-topic? The help center says: The following topics are expressly off-topic here: ... Questions asking the ...
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Should I crosspost this Arqade post?

As I have noticed that each stack community has their own nuances in what questions are well received by the community, I wanted to ask if this question is an acceptable crosspost. Also the rational ...
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App development on topic? [duplicate]

Just wanted to check whether or not Android App development questions were on topic here?
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Can we ask for genuine reviews of an Android Phone here?

Currently I am using Google's Android One device and I am about to purchase a new Smart phone soon. I was researching on the options available and noticed that some online retailers have fake ...
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Should I direct my users to this site for support questions?

I am considering the idea of directing user questions about my open source app to Android Enthusiasts. In the past, some questions have been already asked about the app, but one was also closed as ...
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How do I ask a question that may require recommending a product?

I have a problem that I need to solve, and it may require the recommendation of an app. How do I ask this type of question so that it isn't closed? (Inspired by this question at meta.superuser.com.)
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What should we do about questions involving other operating systems on Android hardware?

This question is pretty terrible, IMO: Can I use dual boot in my Android mobile phone? I want to know is there any boot loader modifying tool for android so that I can use my cell as dual boot....
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“Where can I find a list/website/resource for X” questions

Lately I feel as though there's been something of an upswing in questions which I've personally come to call "Help me find a website for X" questions. Some recent examples I can think of include: ...
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Are device specific “what is your experience” questions on-topic on Android.SE?

I'm considering buying a Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9, with the main use as a portable "table phone". It has GSM phone functionality built-in, but not enabled out of the box. I'm very distrustful of ...
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How do we feel about Bluestacks?

A publicly downloadable version of the Bluestacks Android app player has recently been released for Windows. Should we accept questions related to using Bluestacks here? On the one hand, it's not a ...
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Will Android x86 questions be appropriate?

With the release of Android x86 available for running the Android OS on a PC, will we be accepting questions that pertain to this?
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Purchasing questions

Are purchasing recommendations allowable? Here's an example: Joe wants a new Android 3 tablet. He asks a question that says: I'm in the market for a new Android 3 tablet. I want one with a 1GHz ...
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Are app recommendations still considered off-topic?

I've been seeing a lot of questions lately asking for apps that do x or y, and so I read the main site's FAQ again and noticed that it's not explicitly stated that asking for app recommendations is ...
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Is it acceptable to ask a question with the express purpose of answering it yourself?

I have a few experiences with my phone that I think others might find useful, but I haven't seen questions relating to those particular issues. Is is considered bad form to ask and answer your own ...
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Why was this question downvoted?

I'm wondering why this question got down-voted. I'm not completely opposed to down voting as a concept but I though it was a valid question. Where are the SIM Lock settings stored on an Android ...
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are non-android, phonemodel-specific questions appropriate here?

For example, which (if any) of these questions are appropriate? These questions are specific to android phones, but not android-related. Questions about Droid spec Questions about connecting Samsung ...