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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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How are Flagged Questions/Answers Checked

Today I flagged a question as off-topic for asking about an app that can do a specific task. I later checked back and saw that the question had been edited to ask the same question in a different way ...
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Should “lock screen with ads” questions be marked as a duplicate to a single one?

I recently edited the question "How to know what is causing a weird lock screen with ads to show up?" and realized that this might be closed as a duplicate of "What is this lock screen with ads and ...
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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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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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Obvious duplicate with an answer - what should be done?

I asked a question about 7 months ago, and then, this question was asked - which was the exact same question, just reworded. I flagged it as duplicate and left a comment saying that reposting ...
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Upcoming event will have ended in -7 days

On Android.SE, the election has the nomination phase extended by 7 days, and as a result, the ending time of the whole election is also postponed by 7 days. However, on sidebar it still shows "ending ...
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2018 Community Moderator Election - Nomination Phase Extended

The nomination phase of the moderator elections was scheduled to end today. However, we have insufficient candidates - for a 2 slot election, 3 candidates minimum is required. This ensures that the ...
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“Add comment” button overlapping with comment box on Elections page

As the image shows, on the 2018 Moderator Election page that button is slight overlapping the comment box. I am using an outdated version of Chromium (v62) but comment boxes and that button displays ...
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Role of Moderators and others in increasing the strength and involvement of the backbone of the community

This question was posed by me in the ongoing election campaign. This is a tough one but to stimulate your thinking to what you can do as a moderator to improve the situation. Our site has about 180 ...
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2018 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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2018 Community Moderator Election

The 2018 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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What's wrong with this question?

Gmail: "Couldn't sign in" error with latest version, but other google apps sync just fine. Older Gmail version works fine It has 3 answers at the time of composing this post. The ...
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Farewell fellow visitors: Dan Hulme retires as moderator

I'm writing to you today to let you all know I'll be stepping down from the post of moderator, effective when the (newly announced) election happens. When I first joined this site, it was not just a ...
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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election next week, November 5th. In connection with that, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for ...
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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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Shall we hold a Community Wiki for all the “official” sites?

Android has a lot of developers and most of them are enthusiatic. They develop good stuff like Magisk and Xposed but don't care about marketing, and therefore such applications don't have good-looking ...
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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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Android Enthusiasts' updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
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What's our stance for short and/or partial answers? [duplicate]

We frequently got one-liners from new users like this: There is an option in settings to turn off Wifi scanning which will help reduce the wifi battery usage. To me, this would be a borderline NAA ...
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Actual NAA in a wrong language considered as an answer for having relevant information?

This is the answer I'm taking about: https://android.stackexchange.com/a/202062/205764 The initial revision reads Mim ajudem, com essa mensagem q esta aparecendo no meu lenovo z5👉the bootloader ...
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Create a canonical question for “what is this icon”?

I recently realized that there are a lot of questions asking "what is this notification icon?": The Tour page says they are a good fit for the website: However, the subject is so broad, there could ...
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Can I ask for app recommendation on the main site?

Should I ask for Android app recommendation on main site or on Software Recommendations?
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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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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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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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Is it ok to ask for Android software recommendation on https://android.stackexchange.com?

Is it ok to ask for Android software recommendation on https://android.stackexchange.com ?
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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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Does AE have a different mentality when it comes to voting?

I recently started joining other SE sites, and I noticed that getting votes on answers, is much easier and faster than here. It seems like a good answer will always get upvotes. I do understand that ...
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Where can I invite testers to test my apps?

I code four new apps for Android (three games and one business community app). I want to invite testers and get feedback from users. Can I do that here, or do you know where I can invite users to test ...
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First Post review queue going ridiculously big. Need more reviewers?

Half a year ago I raised a similar Meta post, and very fortunately the queues has been kept at a reasonable size (10~40) since then. I just checked back here and WHOA! The queue has far overtaken ...
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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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Clearly-written app recommendation questions are borderline on-topic?

From my experience, a lot of software recommendation questions could have been on-topic, had they dropped the word "I want/Is there an app". So in general, a question like this is off-topic: Is ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018 [duplicate]

It's almost February in 2018, which isn't supposed to be the proper time to cycle these, but for this year it'll be once again, so we'll be refreshing the Community Promotion Ads for this year now! ...
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can we filter out questions about writing apps?

If I'm not mistaken, the most asked off-topic questions are about writing apps. My suggestion is: When a person tries submitting a question which includes the words "I'm working on an app" or ...
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How are we allowed to have answers that will destroy all devices?

My android device has been splashed/soaked by sea water Has an accepted answer that says: next, submerge the phone (without the battery) completely in water. Leave it there for 24 hours. It ...
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Which other domain does android.stackexchange.com use?

In Firefox browser, I use uBlock Origin to limit 3rd party tracking. When I login here, I get the message: "Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange requires external JavaScript from another domain, which ...
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Can a user offer a bounty greater than his total reputation?

I was shocked to see this question: Have a look: the user who has started the question, has got only 6 reputation. But he is offering a bounty of 100! How is that possible? I don't think I could ...
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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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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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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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How can we spend some effort on improving our overall activity?

When chatting in Tavern on the Meta, someone said this: 10K views, no votes on question or answer. Typical for Android site. That message really hit me by heart. It's a grassland full of grass, ...
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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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Stack Exchange rule == circular reasoning?

I just joined Stack Exchange in order to answer a question. I discovered I was not allowed to because I have no reputation. Fair enough; I can understand the caution. However it creates a Catch-22. ...
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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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Can we avoid the search stemming “chromes”?

Lately a few people have asked about a particular malware app. It's named "Chromes" to disguise it as a genuine app, "Chrome". The problem is, when you search for "Chromes" on the site, the search ...
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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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Are questions about where certain apps store their data permitted?

I'm looking for the data files of one of the apps I use on my phone. It occurred to me that such questions might not be allowed on the site from my experience of the varying rules from one SE site to ...

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