Tweeting on the go using Peep

Tweeting on the go using Peep

You can post and read tweets, send and receive direct messages, search for new Twitter users to follow using the Peep app. Peep is a Twitter client that lets you enjoy ​“‍tweeting” on HTC ChaCha. You can also link your contacts in People to their Twitter profiles (if you’re following them).
If you did not sign in to your Twitter account when you first turned on HTC ChaCha, you can do one of the following:
  • Sign in to your Twitter account from Peep. From the Home screen, tap > Peep, then follow the onscreen instructions.
  • Add the Twitter for HTC Sense account in Settings > Accounts & sync.
Note: Twitter for HTC Sense and Peep share the same login credentials. This means that when you use Peep for tweeting, you can also link your contacts to their Twitter profiles via Twitter for HTC Sense.
From the Home screen, tap > Peep. Peep opens in the All tweets tab.
Tap to compose and send a tweet.
Tap a person’s name to check profile details and all of his or her tweets.
If you have linked the contact in People, tap the photo or icon to open a menu where you can quickly choose how to communicate with the contact.
Press and hold a tweet to open an options menu to reply, send a direct message, retweet, and more.
View all the tweets from people you follow and tweets that you have posted.
View all tweets that mention your username using the ​“‍@[your username]” convention.
View all private/direct messages that you have received or sent.
View tweets that you have marked as favorites.

Sending a tweet

  1. On the All tweets tab, tap Share.
  2. Type your tweet.
  3. Add a picture or location to your tweet.
    • Tap to post a picture from Gallery or Camera to your default photo hosting site and add the link to the picture in your tweet.
    • Tap to insert your location into the tweet. You can choose to add a map link, insert your location name, or insert your position coordinates.
  4. Tap Post.

Searching for Twitter users to follow

  1. In any of the tabs in Peep, press the button.
  2. Type a Twitter name in the search box. You can also narrow down the search when you tap > Users.
  3. Tap .
  4. In the list of search results, tap the Twitter user you want to follow.
  5. Press , and then tap Follow.

Unfollowing a Twitter user

  1. On the All tweets tab, tap the Twitter user you want to stop following.
  2. Press , and then tap Unfollow.

Sending a direct message

You can only send a direct message to someone who is following you.
  1. In any of the tabs, press , and then tap New message.
  2. Tap the text box at the top of the screen, and then enter the name. As you enter characters, the names of the Twitter users that match the characters you enter will appear. Tap the name when you see it.
  3. Enter your message, and then tap Post.
You can also send a direct message when you press and hold a tweet of the person you want to send the direct message to, and then tap Send direct message on the options menu.

Setting Peep options

In any of the tabs in Peep, press , and then tap More > Settings. You can set these options:
Account settings Sign out of your Twitter account.
General settings Choose whether to show the screen name or the real name of the people you follow.
Send & receive Set the frequency to check for new tweets and set the number of tweets to download.
Services Set your photo hosting site, photo quality, location options, and URL shortening host.
Notification settings Select when and how you want to be notified.
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