Welcome to Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange
Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of the Android operating system. It's built and run by you as part of the Stack Exchange network of Q&A sites. With your help, we're working together to build a library of detailed answers to every question about Android.
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We're a little bit different from other sites. Here's how:
Ask questions, get answers, no distractions
This site is all about getting answers. It's not a discussion forum. There's no chit-chat.
Good answers are voted up and rise to the top.
The best answers show up first so that they are always easy to find.
The person who asked can mark one answer as "accepted".
Accepting doesn't mean it's the best answer, it just means that it worked for the person who asked.
How to take a screenshot with an Android device?
In the Galaxy S Froyo (Android 2.2) you can take screenshots by holding the back key and tapping the home button.
On the HTC EVO3D, you may press lock button and home button at same time to capture a screenshot.
FYI the "lock button" is the same thing as the power button
Get answers to practical, detailed questions
Focus on questions about an actual problem you have faced. Include details about what you have tried and exactly what you are trying to do.
- Using your Android device
- Using a particular app on your Android device
- Trying to solve an error or other issue with Android
- Real problems or questions that you’ve encountered
Not all questions work well in our format. Avoid questions that are primarily opinion-based, or that are likely to generate discussion rather than answers.
Questions that need improvement may be closed until someone fixes them.
Don't ask about...
- Anything not directly related to Android
- Android development, publishing, or marketing questions
- Questions that are primarily opinion-based, such as device or app recommendations or speculative questions
- Legal questions, including warranty concerns
- Questions with too many possible answers, or that would require an extremely long answer
You earn reputation when people vote on your posts
Your reputation score goes up when others vote up your questions, answers and edits.
As you earn reputation, you'll unlock new privileges like the ability to vote, comment, and even edit other people's posts.
|125||Vote down (costs 1 rep on answers)|
At the highest levels, you'll have access to special moderation tools. You'll be able to work alongside our community moderators to keep the site focused and helpful.
|2000||Edit other people's posts|
|3000||Vote to close, reopen, or migrate questions|
|10000||Access to moderation tools|
Improve posts by editing or commenting
Our goal is to have the best answers to every question, so if you see questions or answers that can be improved, you can edit them.
Use edits to fix mistakes, improve formatting, or clarify the meaning of a post.
Use comments to ask for more information or clarify a question or answer.
You can always comment on your own questions and answers. Once you earn 50 reputation, you can comment on anybody's post.
Remember: we're all here to learn, so be friendly and helpful!
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Badges are special achievements you earn for participating on the site. They come in three levels: bronze, silver, and gold.
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