How To Use
How To Use
Welcome to moTweets for Windows Phone 7!
Enter your existing Twitter Account username and password into the text boxes to begin. After entering your information, you will be prompted by a drop down window, "Add (your account) timelines to your stream?". By hitting "Ok" this will add your account timeline, mentions and inbox to your viewable Streams. You can skip entering in your account information and go straight to the default settings. If you do not have a Twitter account you must go to http://www.twitter.com to sign up for a free account. moTweets allows you to monitor up to six (6) different Twitter accounts. If you are experiencing problems signing in, please read through the FAQ and contact us using the Help Form if you cannot find a solution.
Your Stream consists of the timelines to which you want quick access. By scrolling to the left or right, you can view each timeline you have set in your Streams. You can choose which timelines you want to view by hitting thebutton on the App bar. You can organize the timelines by selecting them and hitting theUp andDown buttons located on the App bar. To remove a timeline, simply select it and hit the button. To add a timeline, hit the button and choose from the Add Stream screen. From the Add Stream screen, you can: Add a new Twitter Account, Choose from an existing account (such as lists), Add aSearch result, Add an RSS feed, Add anImage Wall and much more.
By selecting thebutton, you can quickly jump to a timeline without having to scroll from side to side.
TheRefresh button on the App bar will check for new posts on your timeline. It will only check that timeline and will only show the number of posts you have your Max Tweets set to.
ThePost screen allows you to post a tweet from any or all of your Twitter accounts (moTweets allows you to monitor up to six (6) different accounts). If you have more than one account, you must first select one or more accounts at the top of the screen. Once an account is selected, you will see the green checkmark over your account image.
Select the "Tap to Tweet" box and simply send your tweet by hitting theSend Tweet button on the App bar.
To include your tweet location, check the "Include location" checkbox.
Camera: If you wish to post an image, hit theCamera button on the App bar and choose between "Take a picture" or "Add a picture". Once your image has been selected or taken, moTweets will then upload it to the Picture Service you have selected and display it as a thumbnail and link on the Post screen.
Link: If you wish to include a link in your tweet, select theLink button on the App bar. On the "Add a Link" screen, enter the URL address you wish to include and hit theOk button when complete. moTweets will automatically send this link to the URL Service you have selected and display a shortened link on the Post screen. If you wish to verify that the link you have entered is correct, hit theVerify button first.
Contacts: To add a Contact to a Post, simply hit theContacts button on the App bar. You will then be able to select a Contact that has recently appeared in one of your timelines.
Send Tweet: When you are ready, simply send your tweet by hitting theSend Tweet button on the App bar.
The Near Me timeline will display tweets based on your location. There are two views for this timeline: the Standard timeline that displays the users account image and tweet, and Map View. By clicking on the Address bar (displaying your location), you will launch the Map View screen. Once on this screen, you will see Tweets displayed based in relation to your position. Use theorbuttons to zoom the map in or out. Clicking on a Tweet Pin will display the user and their tweet. Clicking on the tweet will take you to that user's Details, where you can view their timelines as well as follow/unfollow them.
The Image Wall timeline is unique in that it finds images that you or others have posted within your Stream, and displays them as thumbnails. You can select an image to view the larger version. The image can then besaved,emailed,posted as a tweet; alternatively, you canvisit the html link. To remove an image simply select and hold the image and you will be prompted to delete it from your wall.
Viewing a Tweet:
By selecting a tweet from your timeline, you can go to the tweet screen and examine the tweet in detail. From this screen, you are able toRetweet,Mention the user or, if available, View the user's location. Located underneath the tweet details are your user account(s), which allow you toAdd orRemove the
tweet from your Favorites. Within theFile Menu, you can choose from several options: "quote tweet", "email tweet", "sms tweet", "translate", or "view user".
This screen displays the selected user's details. From here you can swipe to the left or right, or view his/her timelines. Underneath the user's details, you will see your user account(s), which allow you to Follow orUnfollow the user for each account. If available, you can also view the user's location by selecting theMap button.
Choose between: Off, Every 5 minutes, Every 15 minutes, Every 30 minutes, Every hour, or Every 3 hours - This option will update your Streams in the time chosen.
Choose between: 25, 50, or 100 - This option allows you to set how many tweets (items) you will see on your timelines.
This option allows you to choose between "http://twitpic.com" or "http://yfrog.com" as your image service when uploading an image (from your device or your camera).
This option allows you to choose between using "http://tinyurl.com" or "http://bit.ly" as your URL shortening service when posting a tweet.
Choose between "On" or "Off" to toggle the use of Live Tiles.