This is a work in progress and, as such, if you feel that there is anything that needs adding, please PM a guide or start a thread in Private Chat With Staff with your suggestions. Many thanks 1. General Android phone FAQ's? 2. How can I improve my battery life? 3. Are there any HTC Hero (Sprint) Tips & Tricks? 4. What are the known problems with the HTC Hero (Sprint)? 5. Forum related questions. 6. What is root?/What does being rooted mean? Q: General Android phone FAQ's? A: Here is a thread on general Android Phone FAQ's Q: How can I improve my battery life? A: First, check this post: Actual Use Battery Life? and The Ultimate Hero Battery Life Thread (Tips & Discussion). You do not have to follow all of the tips/suggestions, but the advice is sound and will help. Smartphones operate on a sort of spectrum. On one end you could put battery life, on the other end all those options like wifi/3g/sync (among other things). If you want great battery life you can't have those on all the time. If you want those on all the time, you won't get great battery life. It is best to find the compromise that works best for you and what you want most out of your phone. Q: Are there any HTC Hero (Sprint)Tips & Tricks? A: Check out this section: Hero (Sprint) Tips & Tricks Q: What are some of the problems people have with their HTC Hero (Sprint)? A: Check out this section: Hero (Sprint) Support & Troubleshooting Q: I have a question about how to do something around the forums. A: Here is a FAQ devoted entirely to that: Android Forums FAQ Q: What is root?/What does being rooted mean? A: Here is a post explaining that: What is rooted/does being rooted mean?