Using Friend Stream

Using Friend Stream

Friend Stream connects you to your social networks. Share and get updates from friends in popular networks like Facebook and Twitter in a single feed. With Friend Stream, you can easily track your friends’ status messages, photo uploads, notifications, and more — or comment and post your own.
Important: You must be signed in to at least one social network account to use Friend Stream.
From the Home screen, tap > Friend Stream. Friend Stream opens on the All updates tab.

When you tap someone’s status update, you can:

  • View the tweet. If there's a web link shared, you'll also see the posted web page right below the tweet.
  • Write a comment. Like someone’s Facebook posts.
  • Look at someone’s album photos.

When you tap someone’s photo or name, you can:

  • Check the person’s profile details.
  • Look at the person’s Facebook wall.
  • Check the person’s posted tweets.

Tap to display posts from a particular social network.

Slide to the other tabs to see more options. You can press MENU , and then tap Settings > Edit tabs to customize the Friend Stream tabs.

Updating your status

You can update your status simultaneously on all the social network accounts you are signed in to.

  1. On the All updates tab, tap .
  2. Enter your status update.
  3. If you do not want to send the status update to all your social network accounts, tap and clear the check boxes of the social networks to exclude.
  4. Tap , and then choose what you want to attach to your tweet or status update.
  5. Tap Post.

Checking notifications from your social networks

Slide to the Notifications tab to easily see a single feed of your notifications from different social networks. It can be a comment on your Facebook post, a mention or direct message in Twitter, a tagged photo of you, and more.

Viewing your lists of friends and social groups

  1. On the All updates tab, press MENU , and then tap Friends.
  2. Tap to select a social network to display.
  3. Scroll through your list of friends, or slide your finger across the bottom tabs to see different lists and groups.

About the Friend Stream widget

Use the Friend Stream widget so you can easily update your status and view other people’s status updates right on the Home screen. If you want to keep up with just one person's Facebook updates, you can add the Friend Channel widget. You can find it in the Friend Stream widget layout options.
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