The TSF Forum Browser is a great little App that is very easy to use.

The Forum Browser gives you the ability to be able to surf TSF with a nice simple browser. With the browser you are able to reply to threads, start new ones, etc. You can pretty much do everything through the App, that you can do on the main site.

Here is a quick guide on how to Install it and how to cover the basics of using it.

The first thing to do is too install the App. The easiest way of getting the Forum Browser is to go onto your Smart Device, and go to the forums homepage:

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You will get a pop up message about the app then you just follow the prompts to install. You should now have an icon on your home screen like this:



Fig. 1

Just tap it to start the App.

Register/login

At the bottom of the screen where you have the 'Menu bar' click on the login button:



Fig. 2

You will then get this screen:



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If you already have an account enter in your User Name and Password. if you don't have an account click on Register.

Surfing TSF using Web Browser

Here is how to surf using the TSF Web Browser, we will start of by just browsing through the Forums.

You should now have this as your main screen:



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It works like a normal website when you browse using a Smart Device. Once you find the forum you want to browse just tap on it. For this example we will use Home Support.

You will now get a list of options of the sub forums available:



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Select a forum by tapping it. For this example we will choose Smart Devices.

You will now be able to see all the thread available in that sub forum:



Fig. 6

To select a thread, simply press the thread.

Searching using TSF web Browser

The first thing to do is too look on 'Menu Bar' and tap on Search:



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The search screen will now appear:



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This screen is pretty self explanatory. You type your query in the search box, there are also a few extra options such as finding a post from a specific user or searching between certain dates etc.

To start the search just press the little Magnify Glass in top right side.

Starting a new thread

Before creating a thread/replying to a thread you need to know how to search around the forums. Please see above.

The first thing to do is choose which section fits your query best.

All the forum titles are pretty self explanatory. If you need help finding an area to post your computer problem post a thread here in Introductions , just say hello then post a brief description of your problem, and someone will point you in the right direction.

Once you are in the your chosen sub-forum, look at the top right of the screen you will see this button: 


Tap it and you will get a menu like this:



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Then Tap New thread.

You will now get a screen like this:



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Inside the Red Circle is where you should type your thread title. It is a good idea to include a brief description of your problem.

Inside the Green Circle is where you should type the content of your thread. Make sure to include a detailed description of your problem.

Once done look at the type right and click on


Your thread will now be posted.

Replying to a thread

First search the forum to find the thread you want to reply to. Once you find the thread tap on it to open it.

Then look at the top right of the screen you will see this button:
, tap it and you will get this screen:



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Tap reply to thread.

Type your response to the thread then press the
button, to post your reply.

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