How To Use Social Networks – Nokia Lumia Icon

How To Use Social Networks - Nokia Lumia Icon
How To Use Social Networks - Nokia Lumia Icon

Learn how to use social networks on your Nokia Lumia Icon. Want to keep in touch with your friends? You can set up social networking services on your phone. Social networking services on your phone keep you connected.

Set up an account

Set up your social networking service accounts.

  • From the Start screen, swipe left, and tap Settings icon > email+accounts.
  • Tap add an account and the name of the service, such as Facebook, and follow the instructions shown.

Note: When you sign in to an account, contacts in the account are automatically imported. To choose which accounts show up in your contact list, tap . . . > settings > filter my contact list.

See your friends status updates

After you set up your social networking services on your phone, you can follow your friends status updates in the People Hub.

  • Tap People icon, and swipe to whats new.

Post your status

If you feel like reaching out to your friends, let them know whats on your mind. Post a status update to the social networking services that you use.

  • Tap People icon, and swipe to all.
  • Tap your own contact card and post an update.
  • Write your message.
  • In the Post to box, tap the check box next to each account to post to, and tap Save icon.
  • Tap Message icon.

Note: Before sharing your location, always consider carefully with whom you are sharing. Check the privacy settings of the social networking service you are using, as you might share your location with a large group of people.

Write on your friends wall

You can contact your friends by writing on their Facebook wall.

  • Tap People icon, and swipe to all.
  • Tap a Facebook friends profile and write on wall.
  • Write your message, and tap Message icon.

Comment on a friends status update

In Facebook, you can contact your friends by commenting on their status updates.

  • Tap People icon, and swipe to whats new.
  • On the post, tap + icon.
  • Write your comment, and tap Message icon.

Change your profile photo

When you set up your Facebook or Microsoft account on your phone, your profile photo from one of these social networking services becomes your contact card photo on your phone. If you change your photo on your phone, you can update your Facebook and Microsoft account profiles at the same time.

  • Tap People, and swipe to all.
  • At the top of your contact list, tap your own contact card and your photo.
  • Tap your photo again, and in the Photos Hub, tap a new photo.
  • Drag the photo around to adjust the cropping, and tap Save icon.
  • To set where to update your photo, tap Post to, tap or clear the check boxes, and tap Save icon.
  • Tap Message icon.

Share photos in social networking services

After you take a photo, upload it to the web so all your friends can see what youre up to. You can also set up your phone to upload photos automatically to social networking services.

  • Tap Photos.
  • Browse your photo albums for the photo you want to share.
  • Tap and hold the photo, and tap share….
  • Tap the social networking service where you want to upload the photo.
  • Add a caption if you want, and tap Message icon.

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