A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
Questions asking how to recover lost or inaccessible data.
for issues related to Bluetooth, a wireless technology for exchanging data over short distances. Whenever possible, please use the more specific tag *instead* if such exists, e.g. 'b…
Questions regarding the audio output of an Android device in general, rather than a specific audio topic, like music.
For issues with the keyboard (the tool by which we enter text in apps), whether physical or virtual -- but "in" your device. Please use more specialized tags if they better apply to your issue: e.g. '…
if your question is about its Android version or issues related to it only
Questions about Battery life (how long each charge last) or/and Battery Durability (how long until it needs to be replaced) should use this tag.
For issues specific to the Gmail app, AKA Google Mail. For another mail app use the tag specific to it or, if none found, the generic 'email' tag.
For questions regarding installing apps, Android firmware or certificates
issues with your Google account (used for Playstore, Gmail, etc.)
A "bootloop" or "boot loop" is a problematic situation wherein a device can't fully boot up and starts over, in a loop. Make sure to read the information provided with the 'info' link before submittin…
The version of Android after 4.0.x (Ice Cream Sandwich) in the Android version sequence. Please only use this tag if your question specifically pertains to Jelly Bean and its features.
if your issue is *specific* to any variant of the Samsung Galaxy S II (GT-I9100).
Generic tag for questions regarding mobile network telephone calls using your Android device. Please check first if a more specific tag exists for your issue (e.g. 'voip' or 'callerid'; the full tag w…
for issues with the "boot-process" of your Android device.
A file system is the logical structure to organize (store, retrieve and update) data on a storage device.
Everything around your display and screen not covered by more specialized tags (see full tag wiki for hints)
when your issue involves a Linux laptop/PC or addresses Linux-specific topics on your Android device. In the latter case, consider if other tags like e.g. 'command-line' or 'shell' might …
For questions related to rear camera (backside camera) on Android devices. Questions regarding front camera should be tagged with [front-camera]
The place where your apps and data are stored. Please follow the 'info' link below for some generic details.
Android 4.2 is an incremental update in the "Jelly Bean" version series which debuted with the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10. Please only use this tag if you feel your question is specific to Android 4.2.
if your issue is specific to the web browser. If applicable, chose a more specific tag instead for e.g. 'dolphin-browser', 'stock-browser', 'browser-history', etc. See the full tag wiki f…
Encryption is the process of transforming information to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing special knowledge.
For questions regarding Google and Google services and apps in general. For a specific service/app, please use a more specific tag. Please note that many Google apps have their respective tags (e.g. g…
Generic network issues. Before using this tag, check if there's a closer fit (see tag wiki).
if your issue is truly *specific* to the Samsung Galaxy S 4 (GT-i950*) device.
if you feel your question is specific to Android 7.0 Nougat. It was officially released on August 22, 2016, on Nexus devices.
For questions about the hardware of Android devices. Note that asking for finding or recommending hardware (phones, tablets, accessories, etc.) is off-topic.
The access that apps advertise that they need to function. Example: Full internet access, send SMS messages, etc. Please use this tag for app-permissions only. For file permissions, use 'file-permissi…
for questions on the bootloader, which is kind of "BIOS mode" on Android devices
if your question is specific to Android 5.1 Lollipop, an incremental update over 5.0 announced on March 9, 2015.
For questions about the LG Nexus 5, the first phone to ship with Android 4.4 (KitKat). Please only use this tag if you feel your question is specific to the Nexus 5.
for issues related to email (electronic mail). If applicable, please rather use more specific tags like e.g. 'gmail', 'imap', 'pop3', etc. (see full tag wiki for more informati…
For questions specific to the original Galaxy S. The Samsung Galaxy S (GT-I9000) was a high-end smartphone at the time of its launch. Variants include Epic 4G, Vibrant, Captivate, and Fascinate. Add …
Android OS Version 2.2, aka Froyo. Only add an operating system tag if your question is truly about the OS!
The version of Android originally on the device as supplied by the manufacturer or phone network, including any customizations, alternative interfaces and updates.
APK is the file format used to distribute and install software on Android. APK stands for "Application Package File".