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Questions tagged [status-declined]

Indicates that the feature request will not be implemented, or that a bug will not be fixed at present time.

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Add a note to the “Ask a Question Page” to reinforce that dev questions are off-topic

The "Ask a Question" page currently has the following notice on the right side near the question box: How to Ask Is your question about Android? We prefer questions that can be answered,...
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Consolidating “How to root [device name]?” questions [closed]

There are various questions of the form "How to root [device name]?": How do I root the Android emulator? How do I root my HTC Hero? https://android.stackexchange.com/questions/3/how-do-i-root-my-htc-...
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Is there any way to accept answers on the unowned questions that have been migrated from another SE site?

There are a number of questions that have been migrated over from the old Gadgets.SE as well as other sites that are attached to users that aren't registered here. Some of them are quite old. Is ...
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Can SE make tags that block a question from being asked if the tag is used?

I was thinking recently about how often this site gets questions related to android development that are instantly closed (because they are off-topic). And I thought of how the meta sites require a ...
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Weird inverse smiley effect on new voting buttons in some browsers

The new voting buttons don't look right in all browsers. There are two funny little dots that make them look like smileys. And the smileys have the opposite meaning to what the buttons are used for! ...
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Should we merge the motorola-droid and motorola-milestone tags?

While the tag wiki states the Motorola Droid is exclusively offered by Verizon, it is almost identical to the Motorola Milestone (see Wikipedia). Only difference is that the Droid is facilitating CDMA,...
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Merge 'external-sd' into 'sd-card'

Yes, I know there are also "internal sd cards", which might cause a little confusion here. But there's no tag for them. Instead, the tag wiki for sd-card (x394) clearly reads: For questions related ...
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Rename 'htc-mytouch' to 'htc-mytouch-4g'?

I just tapped into the htc-mytouch (× 8) tag today on my walk through our tags. Checking with Wikipedia and GSMArena, I found no such device -- just a "HTC Mytouch 4g". Checking the questions, ...
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Merge tag [google-voice-actions] into [voice-command]

I propose that google-voice-actions is marked as a synonym for voice-command. The former currently has 10 questions, the latter has 50 questions. Further, I suggest that voice-command is renamed to ...
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How to add a multi-line comment?

Any time I'm typing comments, I want to press enter/return to start a new line. Instead, it selects the blue Add Comment button. Even if I copy from notepad where I've put line returns, when I paste, ...
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Merge 'unknown-sources' to 'side-loading'?

Actually, activating "unknown sources" in the Android settings is for nothing else but side-loading. While technically there's a difference between activating that configuration option and performing ...
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Merge “htc-droid-incredible-2” and “htc-incredible-s”

The Wikipedia page for the Incredible 2 simply redirects to the "Incredible S", where it states: The HTC Incredible S (S710E), also known as the Incredible 2, is a smartphone [...] So quite ...
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Please reopen a closed question that has now an answer

The following question titled "Which Android phones are equivalent in performance to the latest iPhones" (asked by me) was closed as not constructive. However, I was able to find an answer which I ...