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First, if you're new to our forums, welcome! :)

In addition to the very popular subjects you see in sticky threads here, there are lots of other interesting and important things that come up frequently about Android.

We hope that this sticky thread will act as your guide to our Android Lounge.

Here are a few of the things that we've selected that may be helpful to you and might answer questions you have -







And this article is a MUST read - Android Task Killers Explained: What They Do and Why You Shouldn't Use Them


What is ADB?


Adverts in notifications? Browsers redirected? Unwanted shortcuts on homescreen?

All about smartphone/tab batteries

So.....IS Android Linux


We'll be updating this list as we go along. Got a thread that you think should be in this list? Simply use the !Report button next to the first post in the thread you think is needed here (recurring problems with repeated solutions) and let us know it's a good candidate for this list. ;)

And this is very important - from time to time, we'll move your posts and questions around, either within this forum, or to another forum altogether.

This does NOT mean you did anything wrong at all.

We simply do that so you can find the best answers to your questions in the fastest manner that we know how.

Here are some other places to look for answers around here on our forums -

Android Applications - Android Forums

Android Media - Android Forums

Application Development - Android Forums

If you're looking for tablet info and hot tablet talk -

Android Tablets & MIDs - Android Forums

If you have a question about your specific phone model, you might find the answer in one of the areas in the list here -

Android Phones - Android Forums

And if you just want to let your hair down, put your feet up, and talk about whatever, please join us in The Lounge - Android Forums

Got a suggestion for how we can do better? Please let us know, we want to hear from you! Suggestion Box & Feedback - Android Forums

Cheers and thanks for joining us - and a special thanks and shout out to all of the great members here helping others out. Whether old or new, you've made our site what it is today - Android's largest and oldest self-help site. :)

More misc. helpful stuff

- Fix micro USB cables
- Copy your ROM
- Clear cache/data for an app
- Moving apps to SD (via ADB w/o root or Shell w/ root)
- Create a .nomedia file in Windows
- Check which apps are using the battery
- Common things that drain battery
- How to get to the settings in Honeycomb
- How to import your phone/SIM contacts to your gmail account
Good info :) Thanks
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A thread is something that you can start to ask a question in any forum here.
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Be sure to title your thread with descriptive words and then proceed to expand on the issue or question in the text box.
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