FAQs for Android

Android FAQs:

1. What is Front Page?
2. How do I customize Front Page and reorder tabs?
3. Can I reorder the tabs?
4. Can I turn article photos off?
5. What content can I share/save?
6. How do I send suggestions on how to better the app to the AP?
7. How do I edit my locations for local?
8. Can I turn off some of my local papers?
9. How do I edit my location for weather?
10. Can I get weather for my location?
11. How do I enable/disable alerts?
12. How do I change my language settings?
13. What is Send to AP and who gets it?

Solutions:

1. What is Front Page?

Users can add a maximum of five categories to the front page and can choose to view 1-5 headlines per category

2. How do I customize Front Page?

Users can find the Customize option under the menu.

3. Can I reorder the tabs?

Click on menu and then drag and drop the sections you want to reorder.

 

4. Can I turn article photos off?

The current version does not allow users to turn article photos off.

5. What content can I share/save?

a. Users can share content with their friends via the share feature available on every story and photo.
b. Users can save articles, photos and videos to the Saved folder in AP Mobile. As of today, videos cannot be saved on the Android. The saved folder is under More.

6. How do I send suggestions on how to better the app to the AP?

Users can send feature requests and feedback to the AP via the Feature Request option in the application. Users can find the feedback options under More, Settings and Contact.

7. How do I edit my locations for local?

Users can customize Local by going to the Local page and pulling up the menu and selecting Change Locations. Users can only view one location at a time.

8. Can I turn off some of my local papers?

The current version does not allow users to filter local publication.

9. How do I edit my location for weather?

Users can customize Weather by going to the Weather page and pulling up the menu and selecting Change Locations. This will set the location for both Local and Weather. Locations are limited to the US and Canada and a user can only view only location at a time.

10. Can I get weather for my location?

Currently, Android only supports Canadian postal codes and US zip codes.

11. How do I enable/disable alerts?

Users currently do not have the ability to disable notifications.

12. How do I change my language settings?

1. Go to the Settings button on your device
2. Select General
3. Select International
4. Choose the desired language


13. What is Send to AP and who gets it?

Send to AP is the Associated Press’ way of extending the journalism floor to its users. Users can send in news tips and photos directly to AP editors via the Send to AP option under Settings. User information is solely used for the purpose of contacting the user to verify the tip or to gather more information.