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Recording favorite places with HTC Footprints
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Recording favorite places with HTC Footprints

HTC Footprints™ provides an easy way to record your favorite places and revisit those places. You can take a photo of a location such as a restaurant or sightseeing spot and store it together with its precise GPS location, street address, phone number, and more.

The next time you want to visit the same place, just open the footprint. You can then view the location on the map, search for it on the Web, and more.

Adding a location as a footprint

  1. Search for the destination you want to go to.
  2. Tap Save to Footprints.
  3. You can:
    • Tap to fine tune the position of the footprint on the map.
    • Tap , and then choose the appropriate labels for the location.
    • Tap Capture to take a picture and add it as a photo for the footprint.
    • Tap > Edit to add a note for the footprint.
    • Tap > Record voice to add a voice memo to the footprint.
  4. Tap Done.

Setting a footprint as your home location

Save your home address as a footprint to make it easier to set it as your destination.

  1. While at your home location, open Locations, and then tap Quick links > Footprints.
  2. Tap .
  3. Edit the details if you want, and then tap Done.
  4. Tap Set my home, and then select your home address from the list.
Tip: To change your home address at any time, tap .

Revisiting a footprint

  1. On the Footprints tab, tap a category.
  2. Tap the footprint you want to revisit.
  3. Under Actions, choose whether to view the footprint on the map, get directions, look up nearby establishments, and more.

Editing or deleting a footprint

  1. On the Footprints tab, tap a category.
  2. Press and hold the footprint you want to edit or delete.
  3. Tap Edit or Delete on the options menu.

Sharing your footprints

  1. On the Footprints tab, tap a category.
  2. Press and hold the footprint that you want.
  3. Tap Share, and then choose how you want to share the footprint.

Deleting multiple footprints

  1. On the Footprints tab, tap a category.
  2. Tap > Delete.
  3. Select the footprints you want to delete, and then tap Delete.

Exporting your footprints

Back up footprints by exporting them. You can also open exported footprints files in other applications such as Google Earth™ on your PC.
  1. On the Footprints tab, tap a category.
  2. Tap > Export.
  3. Select the footprints to export, and then tap Export. Footprints are exported as .kmz files. If you exported multiple footprints at one time, they are saved together in one .kmz file.
Tip: After exporting, tap Send if you want to share the .kmz file.

Importing footprints

Bring back footprints you've previously backed up. You can also import .kmz files that you saved in other applications.
  1. On the Footprints tab, tap > Import > Footprints data.
  2. On the Type tab, tap the file you want to import.
    Tip: You can also tap Photos to import a picture that can have footprint information added to it.
  3. Tap Import.
 
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