BLACKBERRY MYSPACE User Manual

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BLACKBERRY MYSPACE User Manual

MySpace for BlackBerry Smartphones

Version: 2.0

User Guide

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Contents

 

Getting started...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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About MySpace for BlackBerry devices...................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Requirements..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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New features..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Log in to MySpace for BlackBerry devices..............................................................................................................................................................................................

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Switch MySpace accounts.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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View your MySpace profile........................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Change your status....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Change your mood.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Check for the latest version of MySpace for BlackBerry devices.........................................................................................................................................................

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Find more information...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Shortcuts.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Notifications...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Stop receiving a new item indicator on the Home screen of your device...........................................................................................................................................

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Change the email notification options for your MySpace account......................................................................................................................................................

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Prevent notifications from appearing in the messages application....................................................................................................................................................

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Friends.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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View a friend's MySpace profile...............................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Send a friend request................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Search for a MySpace user.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Accept or decline a friend request...........................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Messages, comments, and bulletins........................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Send a message..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Save a draft of a message.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Delete a message.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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View or hide sent messages......................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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View only sent messages..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Post a comment..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Delete a profile comment..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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View a bulletin............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Post a bulletin.............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Reply to a bulletin......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Delete a bulletin.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Blogs............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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View your blog............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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View a friend's blog....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Post a new blog entry................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Edit a blog entry.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Delete a blog entry....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Photos..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Upload a photo...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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View photos that you uploaded to MySpace..........................................................................................................................................................................................

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Delete a photo............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Provide feedback........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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IT policy rules..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Legal notice.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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User Guide

Getting started

Getting started

About MySpace for BlackBerry devices

You can use MySpace® for BlackBerry® devices to stay connected with your friends. You can send messages to friends, post bulletins, add friends, view notifications, upload photos to your MySpace® account, and more. You can upload photos from the media application or from attachments. If your BlackBerry device has a camera, you can also upload photos that you take with the camera.

If you already have a MySpace account, you can use your existing login information to log in to MySpace for BlackBerry devices. To get a MySpace account, visit www.myspace.com.

You can download MySpace for BlackBerry devices from the BlackBerry App World™ storefront.

Requirements

a BlackBerry device with a trackball, touchscreen, or trackpad

BlackBerry® Device Software version 4.2 or later

A wireless service plan that includes Internet access

960 KB of available application memory

An existing MySpace account

New features

Feature

Description

 

 

blogs

You can post blog entries, edit blog entries, and delete blog entries. You can also view your

 

friends' blogs.

 

 

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Feature

Description

 

 

notifications

You can choose which MySpace® email notifications you want to receive. You can also

 

choose to stop receiving a new item indicator on the Home screen of your BlackBerry®

 

device when you receive a new MySpace profile comment or friend request.

custom moods

You can type a custom mood for your MySpace profile.

 

 

Log in to MySpace for BlackBerry devices

1.On the Home screen of the BlackBerry® device or in the application list, click the MySpace icon.

2.Type your login information.

3.Click Login.

To log out, press the Menu key. Click Options. Click Log Out.

Switch MySpace accounts

1.On the MySpace® home screen, press the Menu key.

2.Click Log Out.

3.Type the login information.

4.Click Login.

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View your MySpace profile

1.Press the Menu key.

2.Click My Profile.

Change your status

1.On the MySpace® home screen, highlight your status.

2.Type a new status.

3.Click Update.

Change your mood

1.On the MySpace® home screen, click your mood.

2.Perform one of the following tasks:

To choose an existing mood, click a mood.

To create a new mood, type your mood.

3.Click Update.

Check for the latest version of MySpace for BlackBerry devices

You can check whether a new version of MySpace® for BlackBerry® devices is available for you to download over the wireless network.

1.Press the Menu key.

2.Click Options.

3.Click Check for upgrade now.

4.Complete the instructions on the screen.

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Find more information

To troubleshoot an issue and read knowledge base articles, visit the BlackBerry® Technical Solution Center at www.blackberry.com/btsc.

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