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Should we revisit our “How do I root X?” policy?

Edit: The changes have been implemented. Individual device rooting questions are encouraged, though we want answers to be complete -- covering all Android versions. The big rooting question now ...
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Merge stock, stock-android, vanilla; define “stock-android”

vanilla, stock and stock-android are being used interchangeably, and belong lumped together under "stock-android." Also, I took it upon myself to define stock-android but folks should weigh in about ...
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What's the intended purpose of the 'radio' tag?

I was performing a quick edit on this question and decided to see if we had a radio tag available since I know I've seen other questions around about streaming radio stations and such to devices. As ...
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Please add Stack Overflow as a migration option in the off-topic vote-to-close dialog

The vast majority of off-topic questions that we've migrated away have been to Stack Overflow. (In fact, I only see two questions migrated to a site other than SO.) Please add Stack Overflow to the ...
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Can we black-list the Android-tag?

I have seen that some questions are tagged with [android], but since this site is only about Android I don't see this tag usefull. Basically all questions should be tagged with that tag. Can we black-...
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Should we merge mobilephones with cellphones?

I don't see any difference between mobile-phones and cellphones. Should we merge them? :)
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How should we handle the flash tag?

Update: The split is done. Whats still on the ToDo list is the blacklisting of flash. There was/is some inconsistency with the flash tag. It meant either: To flash a new ROM Adobe Flash The camera's ...
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What's with reputation? Why do I need some to comment?

I created an account to contribute an to an issue. Now I see that I can't. I have no idea what hoops I should be jumping through to contribute, but I don't think there should be any. I need 50 ...
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Rename the 'firmware' tag to 'device-firmware' and make 'firmware' a synonym

I already made a similar request about half a year ago (see: Merge firmware and rom?). As several other tag/retag/synonym requests, this is still open and unprocessed (i.e. neither rejected nor ...
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Link migrated questions and answers to user account

I was a moderately active user on Gadgets.stackexchange. Most of my activity there dealt with Android, and those questions and answers were migrated here after Gadgets was closed. I signed up for ...
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How should we handle obsolete answers?

Given the (relativly) fast evolving process of Android development, there will always be obsolete answers. I wonder how to handle these? Downvote Inform moderator Edit I think edit is best when the ...
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Respect users' default background color on text edit areas

I recently changed my GTK theme to zenburn and noticed that while on meta.stackoverflow the background color is preserved: This is not true for meta.android.stackexchange.com and android....
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“Post Question” buttons look disabled

It could just be me, but one thing that's happened since the new design has been launched is that, more than once I've typed out an answer to a question, and then once I've read through it to double-...
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Merge 'clockworkmod-recovery' into 'clockworkmod'

I just saw we've got another dupe here: clockworkmod-recovery (× 9) and clockworkmod (× 236). I don't think we need them both. The latter has a decent tag-wiki already, and is the more ...
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Do we really need “4.4.2-kitkat”?

Is it really necessary to have 4.4.2-kitkat? Is there really that much difference from 4.4.0, or, really, anything that would go under 4.4-kitkat? Frankly, I think that all it does is prompt people ...
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Merge the tags screen and display

While checking our tags for missing tag-wikis, I came over these two -- and from the questions tagged, I cannot see what makes them different. Currently: 76 questions using screen and 25 questions ...
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Change the primary tag for certain Google renamed services?

Google has renamed some services in the last few months. While we have managed to add the correct tag synonyms to those services, there still appear under their old name on the posts. Here is a list ...
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Please make “low-disk-space” a synonym for “internal storage”

Android devices don't have "disks". As such, low-disk-space should be a synonym of internal-storage. The latter is for all issues dealing with internal storage, not just its lack.
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Synonymize [web-browser] and [browsers] with [browser]?

web-browser is only used once and browsers four times. Sure, I could edit the posts but I think that making these two synonyms of browser is the better approach. Sooner or later someone else will ...
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Confusion between stock-android and stock-ui tags

The stock-android tag covers versions of the OS that includes manufacturer enhancements, but the stock-ui tag excludes manufacturer enhancements (according to the description). stock-android The ...
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Tag merge: power, power-management

Should we merge the tags power (× 62), power-management (×14 20 (merged with 'battery-manager'))? I'd suggest keeping the first tag, and making the second a synonym to it. Many questions ...
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Merge 'storage-full' into 'insufficient-memory'?

After having created the insufficient-memory including tag excerpt and wiki, now used by 10 questions, during re-tagging I discovered the storage-full on the last question, which is used by 9 ...
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Merge android-market, market [closed]

market 19 android-market 11
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Merging the tags configuration and settings?

Are these really two different things -- or should we merge configuration (x21) and settings (x156), making configuration a synonym to settings? Hint: The tag description of settings reads: ...
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Merge 'alarm' and 'alarms' tags

Don't know which should win; they both have three questions. alarm alarms I lean toward the singular.
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Merge widget, widgets

Widget 8, Widgets 1