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How do I mark a question as solved/set a post as Best Answer?

Started ‎22-03-2012 by
Modified ‎28-06-2017 by

When you've asked a question and a post has answered it to your satisfaction you can set that post as the "Best Answer". This article will show you how to set or remove a post as the Best Answer and where you can do it:

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Setting a post as the Best Answer helps the community in a variety of ways:

  • The next person who comes along with the same problem as you can find the best answer quickly
  • It lets other people know that your question has been answered - this prevents further answers being supplied unless they significantly add some extra details that might be needed
  • It thanks the poster of the Best Answer for helping you.

Please do not feel tempted to set your own post as a Best Answer unless you really have a fix for the problem which no-one else has mentioned previously.

In desktop view

To set a post as the Best Answer:

  • You can either click the "Set as Best Answer" button in the bottom right hand side of the post:

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  • Or click "three dots " on the bottom left of the post and then select the "Set as Best Answer" option:

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On mobile view

  • You can press on the "Set as Best Answer" button located as shown below:

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If you have set a Best Answer in error or decide that another post better answered your question then you can remove your original choice.

To remove a post as the Best Answer:

  • Click the "three dots" on the bottom left hand side of the post you set as Best Answer and select the "Not the Best Answer" option. As shown Below.
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Please note: You can only Set Best Answers to posts which are in the following community sections:

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