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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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Should we discourage phone model tags in non-phone-specific questions?

I've found several question which is tagged with the phone model of the poster, but the tag does not help describe or classify the question. Example 1 2. In those question the tags serve no other ...
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Let's revisit the “stock” vs. “vanilla” tagging, shall we?

I noticed that vanilla exists currently as a synonym of stock-android. I know there was a request to merge these tags previously: Merge stock, stock-android, vanilla; define "stock-android" ...
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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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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 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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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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More tag redundancy - phone models

We've got a lot of different tags referencing phone models: droid, motorola-droid, incredible, htc-incredible, htc-droid-incredible, droid-x, etc etc etc. How do we want to unify these?
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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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wifi tags - are wifi-tethering and wifi-hotspot redundant?

Are "wifi-tethering" and "wifi-hotspot" redundant? Are there other forms of tethering or hotspots available for Android? Example question
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Desktop OS tags

So we've currently got tags for Windows, Windows XP, Mac, OSX, Linux & Ubuntu. That looks like three too many to me. I don't see why as an Android site we'd care about the difference between ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Why did someone pull the device tag from this question?

I asked a question about booting into recovery mode here and tagged it with "t-mobile G1" because that's the device that was giving me grief and because I suspected that the phone manufacturer and ...
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Starting to Deal with Duplicate Tags

How are other beta sites dealing with duplicate tags? For example, applications (most popular) vs. apps vs. android-app. These bring up three different sets of questions that are all about apps. (...
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How to filter questions with particular tags

Can I filter the questions with particular tags from the Questions list?
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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 ...