What can I do in the HTC hub?

What can I do in the HTC hub?

In the HTC hub, you can check weather forecasts, stock updates, and the latest news.

Checking weather

Shirt or sweater? Check the local weather in the HTC hub before you head out.
  1. On the Start screen, slide to the left.
  2. Tap HTC.

    You'll see the weather in your current location as well as the weather in other cities around the world.

  3. Tap your current location to open the weather info screen and see more detailed weather forecasts for your location. Or tap another city to check its weather forecasts.
  4. On the weather screen, tap the icons at the bottom to view in full screen or check hourly weather.
  5. To check weather forecasts for upcoming days, tap , and then tap .
Tip:
  • To refresh the weather info onscreen, tap > refresh.
  • Not seeing the weather in your current location? Return to the Start screen and go to Settings > location to check whether Location services is turned on.

Adding a city

  1. On the HTC hub weather screen, scroll down the list to check what cities have already been added.
  2. Tap .
  3. Enter the name of a city or country.

    As you type, matching locations are shown.

  4. Tap the city that you want to add.

Changing the order of cities

  1. On the HTC hub weather screen, tap > edit.
  2. Press and hold at the end of the item you want to move.
  3. When the selected city is highlighted, drag it to where you want it to appear in the list.
  4. Tap done.

Deleting cities

  1. On the HTC hub weather screen, tap > edit.
  2. Tap each city you want to delete.
  3. Tap done to delete them.

Changing the temperature scale and other settings

  1. On the HTC hub weather screen, tap your location to open the weather info screen.
  2. Tap > settings.
  3. Under Temperature scale, select Fahrenheit or Celsius.
  4. Turn on or off weather sound effects and other options.
  5. Press to apply the new settings.

Keeping track of your stocks

Get the latest updates for the stock quotes and market indices that you follow in HTC.
  1. On the Start screen, slide to the left.
  2. Tap HTC.
  3. Flick left to go to the stocks list.
  4. If there's a long list, swipe your finger up or down to browse through the stocks that you're following.
  5. Tap an item to see a stock's trade information and price chart for the current day.
  6. Tap another period if you want to check the stock’s past trade information.

    For example, tap 5D to check the trade information for the past 5 days.

Want instant updates to just one stock quote or index?

Easy. Just pin the stock quote or index to your Start screen.
  1. On the Start screen, slide to the left.
  2. Tap HTC.
  3. Flick left to go to stocks.
  4. Press and hold a stock quote or index that you want to place on your Start screen, and then tap pin to start.
A live tile for your chosen stock quote or index will be added to your Start screen.

Adding a stock quote or stock market index

  1. While viewing stocks, tap .
  2. Enter a stock quote or market index that you want, and then tap .

    Matched results will be listed.

  3. Tap the stock quote or market index you want to add.

Changing the stock list order

  1. While viewing stocks, tap > edit.
  2. Press and hold at the end of the item you want to move.
  3. When the selected item is highlighted, drag it to where you want it to appear in the list.
  4. Tap done.

Deleting stock quotes or indices

  1. While viewing stocks, tap > edit.
  2. Tap each stock quote or index you want to delete.
  3. Tap done to delete them.

Changing the price rise color and other settings

Important: Downloading stock information automatically will count towards your monthly data allowance.
  1. While viewing a stock's trading chart and other details, tap > settings.
  2. Change the color for displaying stock price increases to either red or green.
  3. Choose other options such as the update schedule, and more.
  4. Press to apply the new settings.

Reading news feeds

Don’t get left behind with yesterday’s stories. Subscribe to news feeds that cover breaking news, sports, top blogs, and more.

Subscribing to news channels

  1. On the Start screen, slide to the left.
  2. Tap HTC.
  3. Slide left or right until you see the list of subscribed news channels.
  4. To subscribe and add a news channel, tap .
  5. You can:
    • Tap a category, and then select one or more channels to subscribe to. After you've finished selecting, press twice to return to the list of subscribed channels.

    • Or tap to search for a specific keyword or a feed URL. Select one or more channels to subscribe to, and then tap .

Reading news

  1. Tap a subscribed news channel to see stories from that channel, or tap All items to see the stories from all your subscribed channels.
  2. Tap a story that you want to read.
  3. While reading the news summary, you can:
    Tap To
    Go to the web page where the story is published and read the full article.
    Share the link to the story from available options.
    Go to the previous or next story.

Want instant updates to a subscribed news channel?

Just pin your favorite news channel to the Start screen.
In the list of subscribed news channels, press and hold your favorite channel, and then tap pin to start.
A live tile for your favorite channel will be added to your Start screen, and it will show the headline of the latest story.

Unsubscribing news channels

  • To unsubscribe a single news channel, press and hold that channel, and then tap unsubscribe.
  • To unsubscribe several channels, tap > unsubscribe.
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