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How shall we deal with outdated answers no longer valid?

This is a sibling to How should we handle obsolete answers? – but with a completely different focus: while the answers there are simply not longer valid for Android versions newer than X – I'm asking ...
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Android Power Usage thread in SO?

Android Enthusiasts states that "For Enthusiasts and Power Users of Android Operating System". I wonder is there any Android Tips & Tricks threads in Android Enthusiasts SO?
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Why so few people to vote?

I've been discovering Android Enthusiasts SE and although I kind of like the topic, my impression is that this SE is not doing great. I've been active on a few other SE sites for some time and one can ...
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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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Edit approval that changes the question - what should be done?

Ref- Scan Barcode and QR code from the mobile screen itself Edit history for this question shows that a moderator rejected the edit four months ago (for reasons I also agree with), but this edit is ...
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My post was labeled as not being focused and was closed. What do I need to fix the question?

This is the post. Fix Android 8 and 9 volume control so media and ringer are tied, notifications and assistant on own, and rockers mute without looking at screen? Perhaps I'm so angry and irritated ...
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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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Mods help. MY question got deleted

I asked a question about knox tripped on Samsung galaxy a70 Anyway. There was a user that posted a link to xda÷devs. Believe me if I could find that wouldn't be asking again I've search and search ...
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I have five pending suggested edits, and so I can't submit more. If you have 2k rep, could you please help to process the suggested-edits queue?

Stack Exchange has a limit of five pending suggested edits per user. This is to prevent users from flooding the suggested-edits queue with tiny edits (e.g. adding a tag) to dozens of questions. I ...
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Let's raise some bounty for well-written Q&As

I have increasingly become occupied by matters which have taken a hit on my overall contribution to help increase the quality content on our site. While I'm greatly thankful to everyone who has been ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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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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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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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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This Site, Android Devices, and iOS Devices

Is there a version of this site for iOS as well yet?
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Is this question ok for this site

I see that many users say that many games (in this case I looked at 2D games) have inappropriate controls. I also noticed that when trying to create my own games that there is no "natural" control/...
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Create a tag for EdXposed

xposed-framework is de facto dead , the last update being more than two years ago and that too for Oreo and there is no news of further updates. EdXposed may be a preferred alternative being open ...
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Why this question was bumped

Why was this question bumped to home page? Disable notification sounds but keep SMS Sounds It has: 0 vote, 6+ years old question, 0 vote, 6+ years old single answer, no visual activity since then (...
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Multiple close votes

I saw this question , then checked if there was old questions about the same topic. I saw a duplicate. When I wanted to post it (the duplicate) but another user already did. I upvoted his comment. ...
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Is it okay to answer a question with a solution that was not possible when the question was asked?

Let me give an example: I asked this question: Disable "Close all incognito tabs" notification?. To which I gave this answer. Would it be okay to give this answer considering it was not ...
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Acceptability of ChromeOS Questions

Given the close development relationship with Android I was wondering if ChromeOS questions are acceptable here. I couldn't see any documentation in the site help specifically prohibiting or allowing ...
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How to name tags for Android 10?

Now that the official name for Android Q has been revealed to be Android 10, how are we going to handle the naming of tags specific to that version? In the past, we've used the version number with ...
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Can limiting the potential answers to libre/foss software be justified within the scope of this site?

I'm asking this question in response to the question How to change the browser of a web-shortcut? (revision 3) and the accompanied comments and the answer addressing it. (Click here for the screenshot....
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Are recommendation questions on-topic for this site? [duplicate]

I need a new phone, and I want to find the new phone that is the least distance from my old phone in terms of form and function. Is asking "what modern phones are most like [x]", where [x] is a model ...
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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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The Android Logo Color Mismatch [duplicate]

I am a stranger to the saloon but I want to give an advice. When I enter the site. The Mr Android has a shade of blue on the banner but the tab icon has green one. I think it looks bad. Plus since ...
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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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Community Promotion Ads — 2019 [duplicate]

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Why do formatting marks / non-print character contribute to the character limits in comments?

This seems a bit odd to me, especially when, e.g., sharing a link with a long URL. More often than not you'd format the link inline to be human-readable, but the length of the URL itself is often ...
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Is it allowed to re-submit an edit?

I edited this question. It was rightly rejected because of a subsequent edit. After seen the (subsequent) edit, I then made a new one. I then started to think. Am I allowed to do that (re-submit my ...
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Should unethical questions be closed?

Following this question, someone wants to "trial for ever" by tricking an app with false date/time. Of course that's unethical (but not illegal, we have closed a few "obviously illegal" questions). ...
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Can a machine be taught to vote to close development questions automatically?

Answer: Yes. Who are you? Hello everyone, I'm iBug, a computer science student who's about to reach his twenties, and also a passionate Stack Overflow and Android Enthusiasts user. I am also one of ...
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The network's official Twitter account is up and running again. What content do we want to share?

Very recently, Stack Exchange has revived its official Twitter account, @StackExchange. It had been used intermittently/actually-not-at-all for several years, but now it's being resuscitated for the ...
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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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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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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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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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How/where to check reputation loss?

According to What is reputation? How do I earn (and lose) it?: You lose reputation when: your question is voted down: −2 your answer is voted down: −2 you vote down an answer: −1 you place a bounty ...
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What should I do about this question?

To begin with, see this question. Note that it has no answers. Note also that I no longer care about the question, and would probably accept any answer, as the problem at hand has been fixed. Finally, ...
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2019 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election Results

Android Enthusiasts's sixth moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly—please thank them for ...
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What makes edits by moderators and users with high reputation better than edits from lower reputation users

I edited this question by changing the title and it was rejected (I kept the body unchanged due to past experience with editing). I wanted to add a tag related to the phone but it didn't exist. It was ...
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2019 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election next week, February 4th. In connection with that, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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2019 Moderator Election Pre-Announcement and Interest Check

It hasn't been long since this community's most recent election, barely more than 2 months ago. However, for personal reasons, moderator elect beeshyams has had to step down from the position. Though ...
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Should app dependent answers with dead links be replaced with AppBrain's links?

My question may seem like a duplicate to How shall we deal with outdated answers no longer valid? but I'm here seeking consensus for a specific category of answers only, the ones which which feature ...
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Disaggreement with moderator locking my question

First, a minor point, request, and bug: Comments are not for extended discussion; this conversation has been moved to chat. – Firelord♦ 6 hours ago But it was I who moved it to chat. It seems it ...
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2018 Community Moderator Election Results [closed]

Android Enthusiasts's fifth moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the two new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly—please thank ...

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