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New to Android and/or the Forums? Start Here!
Welcome to the Forums!
Whether you're new to Android, switching devices, or wondering where you can quickly find the information you're looking for, here are some pointers to get you started:
- If you haven't done so already please create a post in this forum & introduce yourself to the AC community
- The AC forums have a dedicated group of Advisers who've demonstrated technical aptitude, helpfulness, and a constant presence in the forums. You can read more about their role in the forums here. If you think you'd be a great fit as an AC Adviser, we'd love to hear from you.
- Meet the forum moderators, and read their Bio's here.
- If you're looking to hack, tweak, root, theme, flash custom ROMs etc... You'll find a wealth of information in the forums and you''ll love our Android Developers.
- If you're new to Android, or want to get up to speed on how Android works, head on over to this thread, for a wide range of topics that are designed to help you learn everything Android . Threads are indexed, and specific topics are easy to identify, with bold headers to help you zero in on specific topics.
- Articles, FAQ's, and tutorials may include words you've never heard before. We've assembled an Android Dictionary to reference as you charter unfamiliar territory.
- Looking for some specific Android Tips & Tricks? The Android Central front page has just what you're looking for.
- The forum itself has several features you will not find in other forums. For a FAQ/list of these features - check out the second post in this thread.
- Parting ways with Blackberry and joining the Android revolution? Here's a must read blog article to help familiarize and educate yourself with the differences between the two operating systems.
- We also have webOS converts covered as well. Take a look at this head to head comparison of one of the top selling Android devices to date, the HTC EVO, against the Palm Pre. Two Palm Pre guys share their assessments of how each phone stacks up against the other. Definitely an interesting read!
- Blackberry and former webOS users need not leave their friends behind. We have dedicated Blackberry, and webOS forums where you can ask questions and stay in touch with your buddies.
- If you're ready to explore the world of Android applications/games; review and vote in member favorite polls; or have questions about Market specific issues, head on over to these forums.
- The Android Central blog has a dedicated page for application news and reviews.
- Our dedicated developer forums, give you an opportunity to interact directly with some of the top application developers in the Market.
Personalizing Your Android Phone or Tablet
- Spice up and personalize your device with a variety of wallpapers, themes, and ringtones by visiting this forum.
- Wondering what all the talk is about rooting? Check out this really cool article to help you understand what it is, and if it's right for you. Then dig a little deeper into your phone's Roots, ROMs, and Hacks subforum to get started customizing.
Have Some Fun
- Who doesn't love to speculate and chat about device rumors? Check out this very active forum where you can join in on the fun.
- Check out the Android Lounge, where you can participate in some really fun forum games; compare and debate various phones in our Phone Wars forum; and discuss a range of other popular topics.
- Stay up to date with the latest Android News by visiting the Android Central Blog and by .
- Check out the most informative Android podcast on the internet, Thursday night's at 6PM Pacific/9PM Eastern. Hosted by Editor, Phil Nickinson; Contributing Writer, Jerry Hildenbrand; Contributing Writer, Chris Parsons; Forums Manager, Cory Streater; and Mickey Papillon, from The Cell Phone Junkie. There's also a chat room where you can join in on the fun!
- Check out all of your device articles right here.
- Last, but not least, check out each of the informative and popular stickies in your phone forum.
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