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Questions tagged [tags]

Tags are keywords or labels that categorize and group your question with other, similar questions.

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Is the samsung-galaxy-s-9 tag supposed to be used for the S9+ as well?

There appears to be a samsung-galaxy-s-9 with no excerpt or tag wiki contents. So given that lack of information tied to the tag itself I thought it'd be wise to ask first if the S9 tag is meant to ...
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Should there be an Amazon Fire tag?

There is the tag amazon-kindle-fire, which has the synonym kindle-fire. While early Fire tablets were branded as Kindle Fire, current models, such as the Fire HD 8, do not have "Kindle" as part of ...
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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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Is the [stackexchange] tag really needed?

I was recently trying to find a hang (or similar) tag, and came across the stackexchange tag - on non-meta Android SE. There is currently no tag info. The tag has: One question which is completely ...
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Should we have a tag for “ViPER4Android” “ViperFX” or even just “V4A”?

I see questions on Android Enthusiasts site which relate to Viper4Android, and they are just using the tag equalizer, while others are using the tag audio. A quick search of that can be found here. ...
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Creation of tag synonyms for Samsung Galaxy On7 tag

Recently, while editing tag wikis for some new tags that I have added to the site, I found a tag on7 as well as a tag samsung-galaxy-on7. Needless to say, on7 refers to nothing but samsung-galaxy-on7,...
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Tag request: Nokia

The Nokia smartphones have come to the market, and a lot of people are using them. In Android Enthusiasts SE, we are finding questions on Nokia smartphones. This search reveals the questions that are ...
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Should we create one or more tags for “power saving mode”?

We have quite a few questions about the various "power saving mode" features in different phones. Some of them are about the feature in base Android available since Marshmallow or so. Others are about ...
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Could it have sense to tag devices by their device code?

Every Android device model is identified by a device code that is widely used (and potentially Googled, or at least returns a lot of results) among specialists/professionals. E.g. Samsung Galaxy S3 ...
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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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Does [tag:development] mean “Asking for closure”?

As Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange is not for Android development, why is there still development this tag? Does this tag, to some extent, mean "Asking to close this question"? For me, I will raise ...
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Tagging questions with a tag mentioned in solutions

I created macrodroid tag today. There are close to 100 questions / answers mentioning this app. Cursory analysis : a) Handful of questions specifically mention this app ( tagged a couple of them ) b)...
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Merge 'data-monitoring' and 'data-traffic'?

data-monitoring and data-traffic are extremely similar and have, approximately, the same popularity. Which one should be used? Should they be merged?
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Is the tag “7.1-nougat” necessary?

This one comes to mind after seeing this question. Historically almost every bump of Android API version warrants a new tag, but when Android 4.0.3 dawned as a "minor" version of Android 4.0 but ...
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Should we make a `gboard` tag alias to `google-keyboard` or vice versa?

Recently, I believe Google renamed their keyboard to Gboard. Should we make a gboard tag and alias it to google-keyboard? Or should we do the opposite?
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Questions tagged 'android-beta-program'

We've got an android-beta-program tag (currently used by 6 questions) on our main side. How do we want to deal with that? We've already discussed "nightly builds" in Recommendation for questions ...
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Merge [oneplus-two] and [oneplus-2]

I recently came across this question, and saw the question was tagged with both oneplus-two and oneplus-2. Shouldn't they be merged into one tag?
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Burnitate “Power” tag?

power tag doesn't have user guidance. Lacking user guidance, it can be (mis) used for anything related to power without checking for suitable tags available, as is the case Going through 52 ...
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Do we really need the “read-only” tag?

I've just stumbled upon the read-only, used by 11 questions. My first evil idea was adding a want-write (which I of course didn't do). So I'm asking for a consent here: IMHO that tag should be ...
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What to do with tags like [cloud] and [delete]

cloud and delete are frequently meta-ish tags: They're just words pulled from the question, rather than the useful categories that we want tags to be. My view is that various cloud services have ...
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Why don't we have tags for Chipset vendors and models?

When searching for questions/answers about some hardware-specific topics, would it not be useful to introduce tags for chipset vendors and models/model_families? Like MediaTek, RockChip, RK3066, ...
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No matching tag

I found this post which has a wrong tag. It's basically because the author didn't know what the fastboot tag stands for and have chosen it. However I didn't find any tags which are good for this ...
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Tag proposal: personalization

I am interested in the topic of personalizing my phone, and I imagine other users are also. The tag doesn’t exist currently, and due to lack of points, I cannot create it. customization may be a ...
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Rename 'moto-x' to 'motorola-moto-x'?

Generally, our device-specific tags follow the pattern <manufacturer>-<device>, which is the case for all Motorola devices as well – with the exception of the Moto-X. Shouldn't we … ...
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General vs specific Android version tag

Just now I noticed that there were 6 questions tagged with 5.1.1-lolipop. In addition to the typo, most of the tagged questions don't seem related to 5.1.1 specifically: What is the best way to root ...
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Should we merge [4G] and [LTE] tags?

Should the 4g and lte be merged? Whilst there might technically be a difference between them I don't think most users realise (or care) and both terms are used interchangeably. What is LTE? ...
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Redundancy in Motorola tag names

I've seen tags like motorola-moto-g. What's the point in redundantly prefixing motorola- there? Moto is just an abbreviation of Motorola.
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Merge the “volume” and “volume-control” – or eliminate the ambiguity?

I've just discovered we've got another pair of obviously very similar or even duplicate tags: volume (×30): "For questions related to volume control (audio). Do not confuse it with disk volumes....
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Can a tag be created for motorola moto 360?

I've made two questions related to the moto 360 but I do not have enough rep to create a tag. So if anyone could modify the question to add the tag would be great. Question 1 Question 2
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Split up the Moto X tags?

It's recently come to my attention that there are two different generations of the Moto X, thanks to TomG's suggested edit. I would assume that these devices are pretty different. Should we split ...
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Voice-recognition vs. speech-to-text tag

Is there any difference between the voice-recognition tag and the speech-to-text tag?
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Attempting to merge tags results in an error page

I've been periodically attempting to merge two tags over the past ~3 weeks - as per the discussion in this Meta question - but have been unable to do so. The first few steps of the merge process work ...
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The tags tell me I'm polluting the main site, but I don't think that's correct (title ver. 3)

So, I want to ask about the name of the Android mascot. Of course, this has nothing to do with anything but the marketing of the operating system/hardware. But I can't find any relevant tags. You ...
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split “unbricking” tag: hard-bricked vs soft-bricked devices

The answers concerning unbricking are substantially different depending on whether it is a hard-brick/coma or a soft-brick. An example of a possible hard-brick or coma vs an example of a soft-brick. ...
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Should we have version-specific CyanogenMod tags?

I noticed just now that we have a cm11 tag, which was created for a question specifically about CyanogenMod 11 as opposed to another version. It is currently very small, whereas cyanogenmod has ~800 ...
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Minor error in tag definition system?

I have a Fairphone (Yes, the 'seriously cool smartphone' ;-)) and tried to put a tag 'FairPhone' below my first post. The error I got was that I cannot define new tags below 300 rep. However I can ...
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How can we improve the 'filter' tag?

We have 13 questions on the site tagged with 'filter'. If you didn't already realise that "filter" can mean more than one thing, that list would educate you: it has questions about filtered internet ...
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Why the tag search is not showing any questions?

Questions appear on a search, but not when I click on a tag. Am I doing something wrong? Search: https://android.stackexchange.com/search?q=i+cyanogenmod Tag: https://android.stackexchange.com/...
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What is the 'Tablet' tag for?

Why do we (currently have) 277 questions tagged with tablet? This seems like one of the most generic and pointless tags out there. I realise that back when tablets were new and unusual in the Android ...
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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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Why do I need 300 points to add the “pairing” tag?

I just asked this question: Problem pairing again Nexus 5 with Alpine car stereo and added (correctly) the "pairing" tag but was informed by the system that I needed 300 points to add that tag - it ...
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What's the difference between the 'remote-control' and 'remote-access' tags? Should they be merged?

There are 19 questions tagged remote-control. There are 7 questions tagged remote-access. (Of these, 5 are also tagged remote-control; 2 are not.) What's the difference between the two tags? Should ...
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Is it against rules to add 2 tags one of which is a subset of the other

My question (link here) originally had a htc tag. Then another user edited it to remove htc and added htc-desire-x instead. I felt both the tags are relevant and added htc back. But the user again ...
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Tag mismatch (or rather “technical glitch”)

Looks like there's a little glitch in our tags: IMHO there should be either a tag or a synonym named "reset", but never both. The screenshot is from the "edit tags" dialog. If I select the left red-...
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Should we have an ubuntu tag? [duplicate]

Recently a lot of people have been posting questions relating to loading ubuntu onto their android devices. Are these questions on topic here or are they more appropriate over at ask ubuntu?
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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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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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Issues with [emulator]

I draw your attention to the emulator tag. The tag wiki (not so clearly) says that this is tag is for questions about (a/the) Android Emulator. Unfortunately, it's being used for questions about any ...
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How can I tag my question in the most effective way?

I have a question but I am unclear about which tags to use. I want to ensure that my question is categorized so the people with the most expertise/interest related to my issue are most likely to see ...
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Should the word 'wifi' be changed to 'Wi-Fi' in questions and answers?

I noticed someone recently edited one of my answers (along with the question for which the answer applied). The only edit this person made was to change the word 'wifi' to 'Wi-Fi'. I understand that ...