Blackberry TWITTER LEARN MORE Manual

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Twitter for BlackBerry Smartphones
Version: 1.0
User Guide
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Contents
Getting started........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3
About Twitter for BlackBerry devices....................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3
Log in to Twitter for BlackBerry devices.................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
Check for the latest version of Twitter for BlackBerry devices............................................................................................................................................................. 4
Tweets and direct messages..................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 5
Reply to a tweet.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 5
Repost a tweet............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 5
Add a picture to your tweet...................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 6
Post a tweet on a trending topic.............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 7
Set a tweet as your Facebook status........................................................................................................................................................................................................ 8
Mark a tweet as a favorite......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 8
Send a direct message.............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 8
View a direct message............................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
Check spelling automatically.................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
Notifications............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
Change your notification options............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 10
Change your timeline refresh options..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
Profile, followers, and mentions............................................................................................................................................................................................................... 11
Block a person............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 12
View people that follow you...................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 12
View people that you follow...................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
View tweets that mention you.................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 13
Search.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 14
Search for a person.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 14
Search Twitter by keyword........................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 14
Perform an advanced search.................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
View your saved searches......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
Delete a saved search................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 15
Provide feedback........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 16
IT policy rules.............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 17
Legal notice................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 18
User Guide

Getting started

Getting started

About Twitter for BlackBerry devices

You can use Twitter® for BlackBerry® devices to update your friends about what you are doing almost anywhere you go. You can post a tweet, send direct messages to friends, search Twitter®, add pictures to your tweets, and more.
If you already have a Twitter account, you can use your existing login information to log in to Twitter for BlackBerry devices. To get a Twitter account, sign up from Twitter for BlackBerry devices or visit www.twitter.com.

Log in to Twitter for BlackBerry devices

On the Home screen or in a folder, click the Twitter icon.
• If you already have a Twitter® account, type your login information. Click Login.
• If you do not have a Twitter account, click Sign Up.
To log out, press the Menu key. Click Options. Click Log out.

View trending topics

1. Press the Menu key.
2. Click Popular Topics.
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3. Click the Current or Recent tab.

Check for the latest version of Twitter for BlackBerry devices

You can check if a new version of Twitter® for BlackBerry® devices is available for you to download over the wireless network.
1. Press the Menu key.
2. Click Options.
• To check for the latest version manually, click Check for Upgrade Now. Complete the instructions on the screen.
• To check for the latest version automatically, select the Automatically Check For The Newest Version Of Twitter check box.
Getting started
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Tweets and direct messages

Post a tweet

1. On the Twitter®home screen, in the What's happening? field, type a tweet.
2. Click Update.

Reply to a tweet

Tweets and direct messages
1. Highlight a tweet.
2. Press the Menu key.
• To reply to the person that posted the tweet, click Reply.
• To reply to all of the people that are mentioned in the tweet, click Reply All.

Repost a tweet

1. On the Twitter® home screen, highlight a tweet.
2. Press the Menu key.
3. Click Retweet until the Twitter home screen appears again.
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