Points and Leaderboards

Earning points

Earn points to grow your reputation as a trusted peer. Here’s what you can do to earn points and how many points you get.

Events and points
ActivityPoints Awarded
Your question is marked as “I have this question too.”1 point (once per day)
You visit a tutorial.4 points, one time only
You read a user tip.4 points, one time only
You start a discussion.4 points, one time only
You reply to another member’s discussion.4 points, one time only
Your answer is marked as “Helpful” by the original poster.5 points
Your answer is marked as "Helpful" by 5 or more community members (not the original poster).5 points
Your answer is recommended by Apple (marked “Apple recommended”).7 points
You upload your custom avatar (Be Yourself award for Level 3 users and above).8 points once
Your answer is marked as “This solved my question” by the original poster.10 points
You attend a Communities conference call (for Level 4 users and above).10 points (each time)
Your User Tip is liked (for Level 5 users and above).10 points (once per user tip)
You attend a Communities meet up (for Level 6 users and above).25 points (each time)

Leaderboards

Leaderboards show the highest ranking members in an area of specialty. For example, the iPhone leaderboards show the highest ranking members in all iPhone-related communities. Leaderboards display stats for the week and stats for all time.

Scroll to the bottom of any community page to see that community’s leaderboard.