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Questions tagged [support]

You need help with the use of one or more of the site's features.

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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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Help with bounty on an answer

I wanted to reward a bounty for this answer. Intent was to reward 50 of my rep, but the minimum I could reward was 100 (it's a first time bounty on that question, so subsequent bounty clause doesn't ...
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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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Can someone find a post of mine about ebook apps?

I remember I asked in a post or maybe a comment about how to convert an app which is actually an ebook to a document format such as pdf. But I can't find it no matter how. How can I find it, or can ...
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Gmail question--where to ask?

I have a general Gmail question (not Android-specific) and am trying to figure out the best Stack Exchange community (if any) to ask. Can anyone suggest any? There don't appear to be any, judging ...
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After how long do votes get locked?

After a certain period of time, one can not change their votes on a specific post unless it is edited. How long does it take for the vote to get locked?
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Can I ask for help with a particular Android game? [duplicate]

There is a certain Android game that I really like, but I am stuck in a certain place. Can I ask for help with that game here?
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How do I delete posts?

I just gave an answer but it was a question. How can I delete it?
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Could this “question” be converted to an answer, to a protected question?

A new user posted a question that is really an answer. As @AndrewT observed, it seems to be an answer to this protected question. While I cannot determine if the answer is correct, it does seem to ...
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How to handle this situation [closed]

One of my questions was recently closed by moderator Matthew Read. From the comment he posted, it appears he felt my question constituted "polling". In fact, I was not interested in "polling", but ...
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Why is the “edit” option for questions not available?

I just noticed this today, and it is only on the Android Enthusiasts site. The "edit" option for questions is not clickable. This "edit" for questions was active before today. The "edit" option on ...
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I've not downvoted any post but I lost two points. What's going on?

I'm confused. On my profile page a -2 showed up. I have not received voting privileges and hasn't intentionally downvoted anyone. How did I lose 2 points? I am also wondering - on my answer here ...
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What exactly happens to a suggested edit if the post is removed by the author or for Moderation reasons? [closed]

This link will lead to an spam answer (affiliation wasn't disclosed; posted by user117708, now nuked!) which is deleted as of now, and only 10k and above reputation points holder would be able to see ...
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How come a single reputation user able to comment and ordering of comments that are converted from answers to comments?

In a question I asked few days back a user named ajay(with 1 reputation point) answered my question which was flagged for deletion by me and then user Izzy added a comment on behalf of ajay and ...
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Answered bounty in comment, not answer

On this question user abhioxic came up with the solution in a comment, not in an answer. This comment was one hour before the bounty expiration, so had it been an answer I could accept it and award ...
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My reputation is behaving very strange

I don't know what's the problem but I have added some screenshots below. My reputation yesterday was +200. And today my reputation is -251. Somebody please explain me what is happening. Thanks!
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Why does community rejected my edit?

I recently suggested edit to a question and after 9 minutes user bmdixon approved my edit and 14mins later Community rejected my edit but my edit was reflected in question. I cannot understand why my ...
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why is flag being not noticed?

I raised a question on AE https://android.stackexchange.com/q/110239/108847 and it was put [On hold] . I realised that it was really not clear for others to understand what i was trying to ask. Later ...
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How to set/change “parent user” field to show the combined flair in the chat user page?

Not sure if I can ask chat related question here. So, I clicked my username on a AE chat discussion site and a user information popup showing links to my profile, "user profile" //which linked to ...
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Banned from editing question even if suggested edits are mostly approved

I am banned from editing question in AE. My total edits in Android Enthusiasts are 28 and 26 edits got approved while only 2 got rejected. But still I don't know I am being banned from editing ...
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Just Android or also developer questions? [duplicate]

I am new to Android Enthusiasts, and I was wondering: Is this site just for discussing android apps/android system, or can you also come here for help on Android app coding issues?