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Meta tags are tags that describe the question itself rather than the topic of the question. They're so named in the same way our Meta site is named — here we have questions about the site rather than questions within the site's topic. Imagine we had the following question: What's the best custom ROM for the Galaxy S? An appropriate tag would be ...


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Please omit the device and Android version tag if you are sure that the question is not specific to a particular device or Android version. I am aware of Matthews answer, and I agree that those tags shouldn't be used if the question isn't specific to the tag. But it's difficult to tell if a problem is really device/version specific. It's hard to tell for ...


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Tags should describe the content of the question. They should cover the specific problem area to be addressed. Having a problem with a particular app? Use the tag for that app. (Examples: google-plus, whatsapp-messenger.) Having a problem with a particular function? Use the appropriate tag(s). (Examples: gps, bluetooth-tethering, mobile-data.) Tags should ...


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It is often not possible for the asker to determine if the question is phone specific. The same goes for person who answers a question. I think any policy discouraging phone model tags will just fail. Even if we collect the information within an extra field, it's just not practicable. I think the only way to handle version/model tags is to see them as "I ...


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