How To Use Scribble - HTC One M8

How To Use Scribble - HTC One M8
How To Use Scribble - HTC One M8

Learn how to use Scribble on your HTC One M8. Want to make a page for your digital scrapbook? Use the Scribble app to get artistic and combine photos, text, and illustrations in a note.

With several templates to choose from, you can even create lists or track your budget. Have a greeting card ready and link it to your friend's birthday in Calendar to send in a few taps.

Composing a note

  • Open the Scribble app.
  • Choose a template when you're prompted. Or, tap + icon.
  • In the box that says Title text here, type in your note title.
  • Use the editing tools to enter text, draw figures, record audio, and more.
  • Insert images such as photos and illustrations.
  • Press and hold an image to move, resize, or delete it. You can also use two fingers to rotate an image.
  • Tap Menu icon for other options, such as changing the template, linking the note to an event, and more.
  • Press Back Key to save the note.

Inserting images and illustrations in a note

While composing a note, you can:

  • Tap Camera icon to take a photo, or tap Menu icon > Insert to select an image from Gallery.
  • Tap Color icon to draw, or tap Edit Text icon to write text. You can change the pen characteristics.

  • Tap Sticker icon to insert a sticker.

  • To insert a web page thumbnail, tap > Web content. On the Internet app, go to the web page, and then tap Menu icon > Share > Scribble.

Creating a photo blog note

Think photos can best convey your story? Group photos into a note, and make it more entertaining by including photo collages, stickers, and more.


If inserting a collage, first group the photos in the same event or album in Gallery.

  • Open the Scribble app.
  • Tap + icon and choose the photo blog template.
  • Tap Picture icon to take a photo or select photos in Gallery to group them in a collage.

  • When inserting a collage, press and hold it, and then select a layout. You can also:
    • Press and hold, and then drag around a photo within the frame to put the subject in the center of the frame.
    • Press and hold, and then drag a photo over another to re-arrange them.
    • Slide two fingers apart to zoom in on a photo, or slide two fingers together to zoom out.
    • Tap another layout to change the current layout.
  • Tap the area above the date, and then use the editing tools to insert text and illustrations.
  • To add another page, tap + icon.
  • Press Back Key to save the note.

Grouping notes into a notebook

  • To group notes into a new notebook, tap Menu icon > Group.
  • To group notes into an existing notebook, tap Menu icon > Move to.
  • To create a new notebook, swipe to the Notebooks tab, and then tap + icon.

Publishing and sharing a note

Upload and share your creative work on the Web and get your own Scribble home page.

  • With a note opened, tap Share icon.
  • Tap Share article.
  • Type a description or tag your note.
  • Make sure that Share your post is selected.
  • Under Share to, tap where you also want to share the link that will be created. You'll be prompted to complete the action in the apps you selected.
  • Tap Done.

To view notes you've shared, swipe to the Share tab on the Scribble main screen.

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