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.
The bar at the top of the screen in the Android OS, where the time is displayed, along with small icons corresponding to notifications from the Android system and user applications.
For questions about how Android deals with generic images. Questions about photos will be better served by the "photos" tag.
Performance is characterized by the amount of useful work accomplished by a computer system compared to the time and resources used (Wikipedia).
"Gallery" is Android's default photo and video viewing and management app. Please only use this tag if your question is specific to the Gallery app.
Generic tag for HTC devices. Use it only if a device tag is needed for a HTC device, and there's not better matching tag. See the full tag-wiki for more details.
Some bootloaders are locked by the manufactures to prevent the phones from booting unofficial firmware images.
Tethering is using a smartphone to act as a modem for another device.
A shortcut usually is an icon on your homescreen to directly execute a defined action in some app.
Odin is unofficial software used to flash ROM upgrades onto Samsung phones, as an alternative to using the official Samsung Kies software.
A "command line" is 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 issues specific to the Firefox browser on Android. A list of other browser-specific tags can be found in the 'browser' tag wiki.
The home-screen is 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.
when your question has to do with an error message.
Android is 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.
Various kinds of applications that are 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…
Geolocation is the identification of the real-world geographic location of an object, like your Android device.
App2SD or Apps2SD is a general term for moving applications to the SD card. See the full wiki entry for a disambiguation.
For questions concerning the icons on the notification bar, which usually sits on top (phones) or bottom (tablets) of your device's screen.
These are applications designed and distributed by Google, including core Android apps, such as the Play Store.
For questions truly specific to the "Samsung Galaxy S6" (SM-G9200, SM-G9208, SM-G9209, SM-G920) Device
if your question is specific to Android 7.1 Nougat, an update from Android 7.0.
A bug is a problem or unexpected behavior that needs fixing.
For questions regarding Android widgets, functional "super icons" that can be added on to a launcher home screen.
Issues with apps defined as default for certain actions, or how to define them such.
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…
"Google Now" is an intelligent personal assistant available for Google's Android operating system.
Samsung's first ever tablet device running Android. This was also the first ever tablet form-factor phone to run Android.
Remotely control your Android device from any other device/computer, or vice versa.
Refers to Microsoft's Enterprise E-mail server.
USB Drivers are required on the PC/Mac that you wish to plug your smartphone into for proper detection of the phone.
Refers to alarms generated either by the built-in Clock app or by third-party clock replacement apps.
Multi-user is a term that defines an operating system, computer program, or a game that allows use by more than one users of the same computer at the same time. Android 4.2 Jelly Bean brought multi-us…
For questions specifically about the Android app for the file synchronization and cloud storage service from Google.
if your question is specific to Android 8.1 Oreo, an incremental update over 8.0 that was released in December 2017.
using your external SD card as internal storage with Android 6+
for questions about Android 12 in general, or if the question is possibly only related to Android 12 specifically.