Tags

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 term "VPN" stands for "Virtual Private Network" which means to securely connect a device to a local network via the Internet.
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For questions about how Android deals with generic images. Questions about photos will be better served by the "photos" tag.
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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'.
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Performance is characterized by the amount of useful work accomplished by a computer system compared to the time and resources used (Wikipedia).
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Tethering is using a smartphone to act as a modem for another device.
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Some bootloaders are locked by the manufactures to prevent the phones from booting unofficial firmware images.
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A shortcut usually is an icon on your homescreen to directly execute a defined action in some app.
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Odin is unofficial software used to flash ROM upgrades onto Samsung phones, as an alternative to using the official Samsung Kies software.
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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…
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when your question has to do with an error message.
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For issues specific to the Firefox browser on Android. A list of other browser-specific tags can be found in the 'browser' tag wiki.
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Geolocation is the identification of the real-world geographic location of an object, like your Android device.
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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.
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These are applications designed and distributed by Google, including core Android apps, such as the Play Store.
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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.
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App2SD or Apps2SD is a general term for moving applications to the SD card. See the full wiki entry for a disambiguation.
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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…
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For questions truly specific to the "Samsung Galaxy S6" (SM-G9200, SM-G9208, SM-G9209, SM-G920) Device
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if your question is specific to Android 7.1 Nougat, an update from Android 7.0.
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For questions concerning the icons on the notification bar, which usually sits on top (phones) or bottom (tablets) of your device's screen.
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For questions regarding Android widgets, functional "super icons" that can be added on to a launcher home screen.
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A bug is a problem or unexpected behavior that needs fixing.
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"Google Now" is an intelligent personal assistant available for Google's Android operating system.
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Issues with apps defined as default for certain actions, or how to define them such.
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Samsung's first ever tablet device running Android. This was also the first ever tablet form-factor phone to run Android.
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Refers to Microsoft's Enterprise E-mail server.
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Remotely control your Android device from any other device/computer, or vice versa.
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USB Drivers are required on the PC/Mac that you wish to plug your smartphone into for proper detection of the phone.
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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…
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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…
Refers to alarms generated either by the built-in Clock app or by third-party clock replacement apps.
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if your question is specific to Android 8.1 Oreo, an incremental update over 8.0 that was released in December 2017.
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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.
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For questions related to using or installing MIUI, an aftermarket Android firmware developed by Xiaomi.
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For questions specifically about the Android app for the file synchronization and cloud storage service from Google.
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