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.
For questions about how Android deals with generic images. Questions about photos will be better served by the "photos" tag.
the process by which the system records what's going on - i.e. events, errors, warnings, and related information. Most apps provide details in log files, so the system logs help to debug pr…
available in a number of versions with differing capabilities. This tag is for questions that are about Android versioning in general or about differences among multiple versions.
For questions specific to Xiaomi mobiles, software problems and about its user interface known as MIUI.
an app which is placed under /system/app folder in an Android device. As /system is read-only, such an app cannot be uninstalled by an "ordinary" user.
made to play music. These can be identified as audio players as well. The primary purpose of these applications are to enable the user to listen to songs continu…
an icon on your homescreen to directly execute a defined action in some app.
For questions truly specific to the "Samsung Galaxy S6" (SM-G9200, SM-G9208, SM-G9209, SM-G920) Device
applications designed and distributed by Google, including core Android apps, such as the Play Store.
an intelligent personal assistant available for Google's Android operating system.
a general term for moving applications to the SD card. See the full wiki entry for a disambiguation.
a text interface to enter commands interactively. In our context, it usually means a "Unix Shell" in a terminal app, or the ADB shell on a computer to interact with an Android devi…
For questions concerning the icons on the notification bar, which usually sits on top (phones) or bottom (tablets) of your device's screen.
unofficial software used to flash ROM upgrades onto Samsung phones, as an alternative to using the official Samsung Kies software.
if your issue is with any kind of data to be transferred between Android devices (e.g. contacts, messages, app data) -- except for those having dedicated tags like 'file-transfer'.
For questions regarding Android widgets, functional "super icons" that can be added on to a launcher home screen.
the identification of the real-world geographic location of an object, like your Android device.
The term "VPN" stands for "Virtual Private Network" which means to securely connect a device to a local network via the Internet.
if your question is specific to Android 8.1 Oreo, an incremental update over 8.0 that was released in December 2017.
what you usually get to see first after unlocking your fresh started device, where your widgets etc. are placed, and where all activity usually starts.
Samsung's first ever tablet device running Android. This was also the first ever tablet form-factor phone to run Android.
required on the PC/Mac that you wish to plug your smartphone into for proper detection of the phone.
For questions specifically about Google Play Music, the native music app on Android 4.0 (and higher), and the related cloud-based music streaming service.
For issues specific to the Firefox browser on Android. A list of other browser-specific tags can be found in the 'browser' tag wiki.
Refers to alarms generated either by the built-in Clock app or by third-party clock replacement apps.
Remotely control your Android device from any other device/computer, or vice versa.
Issues with apps defined as default for certain actions, or how to define them such.
meant for issues with the mobile data connection. For other connection issues please use the tag relevant to those, e.g. 'wifi', 'usb' or 'bluetooth'.
For questions related to the "internal SDcard" used by some Android devices to increase the amount of available storage. For the external micro-SDcard, use 'external-sd'. See the 'storage' tag wiki fo…
if your issue is truly specific to the Samsung Nexus S (GT-I9020A, GT-I9020T, GT-I9023, GT-I9023T, SPH-D720) device.
Questions related to "lost devices": How to find them, obtain data stored on them, or at least safely wipe them. Make sure to read the "first aid" hints following the 'info' link below before you ask …
All concerning the monitoring of data, e.g. monitoring traffic (who transfers what) as well as traffic volume. Please see the 'info' link below for a more detailed explanation.
locked by the manufactures to prevent the phones from booting unofficial firmware images.