Tweeting on your phone

Tweeting on your phone

Peep is a Twitter™ client that lets you enjoy “tweeting” on your phone. Post and read tweets, send and receive direct messages, search for new Twitter users to follow, all from your phone.

If you did not sign in to your Twitter account when you first turned on the phone, follow the onscreen instructions to sign in to your Twitter account.
From the Home screen, tap > Peep. Peep opens in the All Tweets tab.
  1. Tap a Twitter user's profile picture or username to show their profile and all their tweets.
  2. Tap in this area to compose and send a tweet.
  3. Press and hold a tweet to open an options menu to reply, send a direct message, retweet, and more.
  4. View all the tweets from people you follow and tweets that you have posted.
  5. View all tweets that mention your username using the “@[your username]” convention.
  6. View all private/direct messages that you have received or sent.
  7. View tweets that you have marked as favorites.

Sending a tweet

  1. On the Peep screen's All Tweets tab, tap What’s happening?.
  2. Type your tweet.
  3. Add a picture or location to your tweet.
    • Tap to post a picture from Photos 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 Update.

Searching for Twitter users to follow

  1. On the Peep screen, press the SEARCH button.
  2. Enter the search criteria, and then tap .
  3. In the list of search results, tap the Twitter user you want to follow.
  4. Press MENU, and then tap Follow.

Unfollowing a Twitter user

  1. On the Peep screen, tap the Twitter user you want to stop following.
  2. Press MENU, and then tap Unfollow.

Sending a direct message

You can only send a direct message to someone who is following you.
  1. On the Peep screen, press MENU, and then tap New message.
  2. Tap the To field, 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 Update.
You can also send a direct message from the All Tweets or Direct Message tabs. On the All Tweets or Direct Message tabs, press and hold the person you want to send the direct message to, and then tap Send direct message on the options menu.

Setting Peep options

On the Peep screen, Press MENU, 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.

Adding the Twitter widget

Add the Twitter widget to send and follow your tweets from your Home screen.

  1. From the Home screen, tap > Widget > Twitter.
  2. Choose the widget style, and then tap Select.
  3. Drag the widget to a blank space on the Home screen, and then release.
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