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Can answer lots of questions on here but seem to be not allowed to comment. I guess people don't want answers?

Someone asked how to stop the accessibility menu from appearing when they turned on their phone and I have an answer for that: "go to settings and find appear on top turn off accessibility and it ...
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Are Android TV questions considered off-topic for the site?

The question states it all -- Are Android TV questions considered off-topic for the site? I believe that they are not, since Android TVs and Android does not seem to have that much of a difference in ...
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How do I post the details of a question without having my question closed out on this platform?

I posted a question in very simple terms earlier today: Can ANYONE help me with getting my phone that is stuck in a boot loop to be "seen" by any of my computers to get the files out? ...
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Cannot answer question because reputation

Sorry for the trouble, but I am trying to answer a question again, and I can't because not enough rep. I actually have enough, but because of bounties, it put me below the required amount. This is the ...
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How to properly resize images

I've noticed a few times that the images I include in my posts got resized. It happened with at least 5 users, often rather active here, so I'll post this info as a meta post. I appreciate the gesture ...
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Cant answer Highly active question even with enough rep [duplicate]

I am trying to answer this question: Where can find older versions of Apps? but it says this: Highly active question. Earn 10 reputation (not counting the association bonus) in order to answer this ...
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Is italic formatting broken on mobile?

Pixel 4a, Android 12,Chrome 96.0.4664.45 For the last few weeks noticed that italics whether using single star or underscore or selecting text to format from formatting bar does not render. Works ...
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How long does it take for a question to be answered on this site?

I noticed from stackexchange.com that this site gets about 11 questions per day. didn't say if they get responses. i submitted a question yesterday and it looked like it was viewed 14 times. Does this ...
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Create signal-messenger tag and edit incorrectly tagged questions

My question was moved from SuperUser but now has an incorrect signal tag (on SU it refers to the messaging app).I see that e.g. facebook-messenger or whatsapp-messenger exist, but signal-messenger ...
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Is HarmonyOS on topic?

HarmonyOS is an Android alternative for phones, watches, and IoT devices Huawei's long-rumored Android alternative, Hongmeng, is finally official. At today's Huawei Developer Conference, the company'...
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CodePlex Archive will be shut down after July 1st, 2021

Just as the title says, the CodePlex Archive homepage shows: CodePlex Archive will be shut down after July 1st, 2021. [...] We now encourage customers to use Github for their open source project ...
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Which site is suitable for asking questions regarding Lenovo tablets

We do have a tag on Android.SE for tablet. Are questions regarding Lenovo tablets suitable on Android.SE, or on any other Stack Exchange Network site? I want to ask something regarding my tab getting ...
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Which site is suitable for asking questions regarding the Kindle platform?

Is there any suitable place where I can ask question like why my Kindle is not charging, etc? I have a question regarding the Kindle, but can't guess the right place to ask.
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How to add signature to StackExchange forum?

I am not able to add a signature. I am not able to find an option to add a signature to Android.stackexchange.com forum. Most of the forums allow adding signatures. Is there any way to add signature?
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What are Points and How do I get them?

I signed up for the Android Enthusiast because my tablet has gone goofy. Specifically chrome and firefox. However, I can't ask questions or comment until I have reputation points. But I don't see any ...
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Can I ask about how to use an app in the main site?

If I don't understand how to use a app or certain feature of an app(because UI of some apps are not intuitive enough to understand), can I ask that here?If not which stackexchange site is appropriate ...
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Is it possible to merge my two Stack Exchange accounts? [duplicate]

Can I merger my two accounts (Bo Lawson, lilfuzzybunny 007) after one was lost from being hacked. Google finished their investigation and returned control of my account to me?? Thank you very much for ...
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I have lost my account and cannot sign in

I have not been active if I have not logged in or had control of my Google account which Google is currently investigating for months. I am sorry I have not reported it earlier but I have been busy ...
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Question still not available after merging accounts

A couple of days ago I did ask this question; I was not up to adding a profile in this site because I am unlikely to return so I asked it as an unregistered user(https://android.stackexchange.com/...
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Why did moderators and other members lose reputation points during the few days?

I notice that some moderators and other members lost reputation points (at least 250 points) during the last few days. Why did they lose them? Is it a bug on the site?
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Tag request: Samsung Galaxy Note 5

See Every so often, the volume on my Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will oscillate wildly. How do I make that stop? - I can't make it myself, sadly, so I must ask you.
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Tag Request: Galaxy S10

I recently made a post regarding icon frame settings on my Galaxy S10+. As far as I'm aware, the setting issue I'm referring to is new to the S10 lineup. I would like to request the addition of a ...
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Available actions subsequent to a post being locked? And a feature suggestion as well

I'm asking in relation to a previous post I made: To be clear, I am in no way trying to contest whether it should have been locked or not. However, being new to the site and eager to correct my ...
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What causes the browser's notification badge updates on this site?

As you might have inferred, I am fairly new here and not yet familiar with the site's functions. I noticed there was a "1" indicated here (which has turned into a "5" during the time it took to write ...
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No one answered my question for 20 days

I have a question about my Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange post: My ZTE Z812 is not rebooting when when I press and hold the power button I have waited 20 days for an answer and I got nothing. No ...
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Why was my VLQ flag on an answer declined?

I was looking over the homepage yesterday, and found this answer by a new user. After looking over it, I noticed that it had content issues. The answer was: Clear "phone manager" app data, it will ...
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Several tags that need cleaned up

I've noticed a few tags on the site need cleaned up. Some of what I would like to see changed: There is a lag tag and a lagging tag that should be merged. The slow tag should be burninated, as it is ...
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Unable to resize images [closed]

I am no longer able to resize images on the site, previously I'd used the methods outlined here but unfortunately they seem not be working anymore at least for me. Is there any way to reduce images ...
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Unlock protection on protected question

Currently, I want to answer the question here, but it's locked. As my comment was accepted as answer, would you like to unlocked it..?
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Can my question be protected? It's attracting too many low quality/comments as "answers"

Recently, I posted a question on Android SE here asking what was creating gibberish files in my SD card. It got a few hundred views, but also attracted a lot of "answers" as comments. Can it get ...
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How to track an off-topic question that will soon be migrated to another (appropriate) SE network?

Is there a possibility of tracking the whereabouts of an off -topic question to the destination site if a user is interested in answering that particular question. I will give an example; let's a ...
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A... Au... Audit?

I came across two suspicious suggested edits today: https://android.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/189170 https://android.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/189177 Looks much like ...
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Problem in creating preformatted text during editing

Sometimes when I'm editing posts which need preformatting (mainly code pre formats), If I click on the {} icon on editing tools tab: I can't achieve the effect I want, instead the text appears to be ...
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Is my question suitable for the site?

I have created a mini game for Android and I want general feedback and suggestions for improvement. My idea is to keep the game a mini game and not add too much functionality. The story is that the ...
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Android Enthusiasts SE content appearing on random sites. Is this allowed?

Recently, while I was surfing the web and researching for some information for my Tasker projects, I bumped onto one of my old posts (that I posted on Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange) which left me ...
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Request for tag rename

I tried to create a new tag, related to part 2 of my question, m2-01al. I typoed it and the correct name is m2-a01l or uppercase if it fits. Possibility to rename? I don't edit tag privileges yet
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Can you earn a shorter posting interval?

I tried to post two questions, on different topics, and got an error message saying You can only post once every 40 minutes. I assumed that this was because of my low reputation score, but I checked ...
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Does Android Enthusiasts support embedded YouTube videos?

Over on Meta Stack Exchange, I am attempting to compile a complete list of Stack Exchange sites which support YouTube embedding. Searching on Android Enthusiasts Meta, I was unable to find any ...
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Revision of answers on locked questions

There's a question on the site concerning tethering detection (on the part of mobile carriers). The accepted answer ranks highly for searches on this topic and is often cited on sites like reddit. ...
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Why is this spam flag declined?

I raised 2 spam flags for a guy's posts. My reasons for considering those as spams are below He claims he's the developer of the software he's recommending (See his post). The app costs US$0.99 on ...
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Can I ask questions regarding suggesting Android phones with specifications that I mention?

I'm currently looking forward to buying a new phone. I'm not sure if asking here is appropriate or not, so I decided to ask on this meta post. I am aware that I should't ask too broad or primarily ...
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How to reverse a suggested edit after mistakenly approving it

Whilst in the process of reviewing suggested edits, I mistakenly approved an edit that did not aim to improve the post. Before I could do anything to fix, the link is gone and I fear this mistake ...
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Meta tag merge request: [scope] & [allowed-topics]

I draw your attention to the following tags on Meta: scope and allowed-topics. scope is on 52 questions, has a tag wiki and excerpt. allowed-topics is on 18 questions, with no tag wiki or excerpt. ...
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Is a question about Mac kernel panics from ADB on topic here?

I'm having a strange issue with ADB, but I want to make sure this is on topic first since it's somewhat of an edge case. When I plug my phone into my Mac, I get kernel panics on the Mac constantly ...
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Showing users even they not involved

In the home page, you can see the user Community is shown. But when opening the question, there is no involvment of community at all Question link : Captive Portal detection causing phones to ...
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How to mark a question as solved?

Recently I asked a question about Android. It was answered the next day. Now I would like to mark the question as answered or solved. Is there a standard way to do it? If yes, where to find it?
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Project Reduplication of Deduplication - Android

Stack Exchange recently started a collaboration project with the University of Melbourne, in an attempt to improve the automatic detection of duplicate questions. More information on the project and ...
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Turn off animations on the voting button

When my mouse hovers over a vote (up/down) button or “favorite” in Chrome 53, there is a very annoying visual effect where the button “pops out” (becomes slightly bigger, then back to the original ...
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How can I view my pending edits?

After editing some questions I got edit saying that too many pending edits. So, I need to check them which of those are still in pending. This will also help me to revise them and keep track of my ...
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Asking a question related to Programming [duplicate]

When asking a question that has to do with programming of android phones (rather than the phone OS itself) is it considered off topic? Like if I ask a question about how to develop an app on android ...

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