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Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and Vimeo integration


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iOS 7: iPhone and iPad Essential Training

with Garrick Chow

Video: Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and Vimeo integration

Back in iOS 6, Apple integrated Facebook and Twitter directly into the operating system, which made it easy to post status updates directly from your device's built in apps like Safari, photos, the camera and maps. In iOS 7, Apple has continued to integrate social and media sharing sites into the operating system by including the ability to log into Flickr and Vimeo accounts. Let's take a look at this by setting up Twitter. To use this feature I'm going to go to Settings. And here I'll scroll down and find Twitter.
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  1. 4m 46s
    1. Welcome
      1m 6s
    2. What's new in iOS 7?
      3m 40s
  2. 55m 30s
    1. A tour of the device
      5m 59s
    2. The Lock and Home screens
      2m 39s
    3. Accessing and using Control Center
      4m 37s
    4. Choosing and controlling your sounds
      5m 24s
    5. Learning finger gestures
      4m 1s
    6. Connecting to Wi-Fi networks
      3m 31s
    7. Using the Notification Center
      5m 41s
    8. Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and Vimeo integration
      4m 59s
    9. Setting up an Apple ID with your iOS device
      4m 21s
    10. Customizing your wallpaper
      4m 40s
    11. Multitasking
      2m 48s
    12. Sharing files with AirDrop
      2m 53s
    13. Enabling and using Touch ID
      3m 57s
  3. 20m 58s
    1. Understanding the keyless keyboard
      4m 24s
    2. Fixing typos and using autocorrection
      6m 39s
    3. Exploring Select, Cut, Copy, and Paste
      3m 3s
    4. Accessing hidden shortcuts
      1m 40s
    5. Syncing a Bluetooth keyboard
      1m 53s
    6. Adding international and emoji keyboards
      3m 19s
  4. 39m 52s
    1. Connecting your device to your Mac or PC
      5m 37s
    2. Syncing music, movies, and ringtones
      7m 30s
    3. Syncing photos from a Mac
      6m 5s
    4. Syncing photos from a PC
      3m 25s
    5. Syncing contacts and calendars from a Mac
      3m 54s
    6. Syncing contacts and calendars from a PC
      3m 13s
    7. Understanding your backup options
      3m 50s
    8. Using wireless syncing
      2m 24s
    9. Using iTunes Match
      3m 54s
  5. 56m 16s
    1. Basic phone activities
      3m 9s
    2. Adding and managing favorites
      3m 11s
    3. Accessing voicemail
      3m 12s
    4. Receiving calls
      5m 44s
    5. Blocking numbers
      2m 45s
    6. Using the iPhone during a call
      5m 10s
    7. Using FaceTime
      5m 50s
    8. Making conference calls
      3m 1s
    9. Adding recent calls to your contacts
      1m 35s
    10. Sharing contacts
      2m 51s
    11. Assigning photos and ringtones to specific contacts
      3m 34s
    12. Using the included headset
      2m 47s
    13. Using a Bluetooth headset
      3m 34s
    14. Texting and using iMessages
      9m 53s
  6. 39m 0s
    1. Importing email accounts from your computer
      1m 50s
    2. Setting up Exchange, iCloud, Gmail, Yahoo!, or AOL email accounts
      4m 20s
    3. Setting up other types of email accounts
      2m 30s
    4. Keeping your iOS device email synced with your computer
      4m 32s
    5. Composing email
      4m 47s
    6. Receiving and reading email
      9m 22s
    7. Assigning VIPs
      2m 44s
    8. Searching your mailboxes
      1m 51s
    9. Setting mail options
      7m 4s
  7. 33m 34s
    1. Web browsing with Safari
      8m 11s
    2. Saving bookmarks and viewing the History list
      6m 29s
    3. Saving images
      2m 28s
    4. Completing forms and using AutoFill
      4m 34s
    5. Using Reader and the Reading List
      2m 11s
    6. Getting some privacy
      1m 54s
    7. Using iCloud tabs
      3m 43s
    8. Using iCloud Keychain
      4m 4s
  8. 35m 41s
    1. Browsing your library
      3m 6s
    2. Playing and controlling music
      7m 17s
    3. Playing and controlling video
      2m 37s
    4. Using the included earbud controls
      3m 0s
    5. Playing and controlling iTunes Radio
      6m 7s
    6. Adjusting your Music settings
      6m 26s
    7. Browsing and buying with the iTunes app
      4m 8s
    8. Using AirPlay to stream content from your device to an Apple TV
      3m 0s
  9. 51m 12s
    1. Shooting still photos with your device
      6m 48s
    2. Shooting in HDR
      2m 7s
    3. Shooting panoramas
      2m 34s
    4. Viewing, organizing, and editing photos
      9m 45s
    5. Shooting video
      2m 47s
    6. Shooting slow motion (iPhone 5s)
      3m 23s
    7. Shooting in burst mode (iPhone 5s)
      1m 38s
    8. Viewing and editing video
      2m 33s
    9. Taking screenshots
      1m 23s
    10. Sharing photos and video
      6m 27s
    11. Creating albums
      2m 57s
    12. Syncing your photos with a photo stream
      4m 9s
    13. Creating a shared photo stream
      4m 41s
  10. 22m 39s
    1. Getting your location with Maps
      3m 57s
    2. Finding addresses and nearby businesses
      3m 37s
    3. Bookmarking locations
      3m 12s
    4. Getting directions
      4m 15s
    5. Showing traffic and alternative maps
      2m 48s
    6. Using 3D and Flyover views
      2m 34s
    7. Using the Compass app
      2m 16s
  11. 28m 17s
    1. Adding events to your calendar
      10m 55s
    2. Subscribing to calendars
      2m 34s
    3. Setting Time Zone Support
      2m 21s
    4. Using the Clock app
      7m 4s
    5. Setting reminders
      5m 23s
  12. 6m 11s
    1. Using the Notes app
      3m 4s
    2. Using the Voice Memos app
      3m 7s
  13. 11m 48s
    1. Passbook
      6m 6s
    2. Stocks
      2m 32s
    3. Calculator
      50s
    4. Weather
      2m 20s
  14. 20m 51s
    1. Browsing the App Store through iTunes
      6m 3s
    2. Browsing the App Store on your iOS device
      6m 15s
    3. Purchasing apps
      7m 24s
    4. Finding app settings
      1m 9s
  15. 25m 38s
    1. Airplane mode
      2m 25s
    2. Wi-Fi
      3m 2s
    3. Do Not Disturb
      4m 7s
    4. The About section
      2m 27s
    5. Usage
      4m 10s
    6. Date & Time settings
      1m 25s
    7. Restrictions
      3m 21s
    8. Privacy
      4m 41s
  16. 14m 28s
    1. Using Auto-Lock
      1m 22s
    2. Using Passcode Lock
      6m 1s
    3. Using Find My iPhone and Activation Lock
      7m 5s
  17. 17m 52s
    1. Introducing Siri
      9m 26s
    2. Listening and responding to messages
      4m 1s
    3. Setting reminders
      2m 51s
    4. Dictating in apps
      1m 34s
  18. 16m 33s
    1. Begin by restarting
      1m 6s
    2. Force-quitting apps
      1m 3s
    3. Rebooting
      43s
    4. Resetting
      1m 47s
    5. Erasing and restoring
      4m 32s
    6. Checking for updates
      1m 41s
    7. Optimizing battery life
      5m 41s
  19. 32s
    1. Goodbye
      32s

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Get the most out of your new iPhone or iPad. In this course, Garrick Chow provides in-depth instruction on all aspects of the Apple iPhone and iPad: making and receiving calls, emailing, browsing the web, managing your time, getting around town, taking notes, shooting photos, and listening to music. Plus, learn how to install any one of the thousands of apps from the App Store and extend the functionality of your device. Garrick devotes time to the new features in iOS 7, including iCloud Keychain, Control Center, AirDrop, and new Photos organization. The course also includes hands-on demonstrations of how to accurately type and efficiently use finger gestures, and includes tips for setting up the iPhone and iPad so they behave as expected. We also include an extensive section on troubleshooting help when the occasional glitches happen.

Topics include:
  • What's new in iOS 7?
  • Accessing Control Center
  • Setting up an Apple ID
  • Learning finger gestures
  • Selecting, cutting, copying, and pasting text
  • Syncing music, movies, photos, contacts, and calendars with your computer
  • Making and receiving phone calls
  • Setting up email
  • Surfing the web with Safari
  • Playing music
  • Shooting photos and video
  • Finding directions with Maps
  • Setting up events, reminders, and alarms
  • Using Siri to voice control your device
Subject:
Business
Software:
iOS iPad iPhone
Author:
Garrick Chow

Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and Vimeo integration

Back in iOS 6, Apple integrated Facebook and Twitter directly into the operating system, which made it easy to post status updates directly from your device's built in apps like Safari, photos, the camera and maps. In iOS 7, Apple has continued to integrate social and media sharing sites into the operating system by including the ability to log into Flickr and Vimeo accounts. Let's take a look at this by setting up Twitter. To use this feature I'm going to go to Settings. And here I'll scroll down and find Twitter. If you have an existing account, just enter your user name and password here.

And then I'll tap Sign In. Now if you haven't yet installed the Twitter app, you'll be asked if you want to install it now. Just tap install if you want to use the official Twitter app, or tap Later if you want to install a third party app you can download from the app store. You will want to have at least one Twitter app installed if you want the ability to tweet outside of the apps on your device that Twitter is integrated into. But I'll just type Later for now. We'll get into installing apps in a later chapter, but just know that you can install Twitter directly from here at any time by tapping this Install button. If you have more than one Twitter account. Maybe you have a personal Twitter account as well as one for business.

You can tap Add Account to add another one. I'll just stick with this one account for now, though. If you tap the Update Contacts button, your device will scan the contacts stored on your phone and examine the e-mail addresses stored there. If it finds any addresses associated with Twitter accounts, those people's usernames and photos will automatically be downloaded and added to their contact files on your device. This makes it easy to mention your friends and reply to them in your own tweets. So once you've entered your Twitter information here, you're all set to tweet from the various built in apps on your device. For example, I'll go into my photo library and I'll tap select up here in the upper right-hand corner and I'll choose one of my photos.

And I'd like to tweet this photo to my followers. So I'll just tap the Share button here in the lower left-hand corner. And you can see one of the options here is Twitter. Tapping that opens a new Tweet window where I can type my message. If you want, you can tap the Location button here to include information about where you're Tweeting from, and when you're ready to post your Tweet, just tap Post. And that's all there is to it. Now if you don't have a Twitter account, you can quickly and easily sign up for one either by going to twitter.com on your web browser or going back to the settings here on your device and you can create a new account by tapping Add Account. And then here you can tap Create New Account.

I'm just going to cancel that for now. If you haven't created an account on your device before, the Create New Account button will be back here on this main Twitter page, and then all you have to do is tap it and walk through the set-up instructions. Now let's take a look at the Facebook settings. I'll go back to Settings, and here I'll tap Facebook. If you don't have a Facebook account, you can tap Create New Account right from here, and walk through the steps to create one. But if you do have an account, just enter your user name and password here. Then tap Sign In. Now before you sign, you're given this detailed page letting you know exactly what signing in to Facebook from your iPhone will do. Doing so will download your Facebook contacts onto your phone and keep their information up to date.

It will also download your Facebook events to the calendar app, so you'll start seeing things like your Facebook friend's birthdays appear in the calendar. Signing into Facebook will also allow you to post status updates, photos, and other content like links to websites you want to share directly from the apps on your phone. Now, you can change some of these things later, like you can hide Facebook events from the Calendar app if you don't want to see them. But basically, the point is that signing into Facebook here gives you the ability to post and share from within your iPhone apps. So I'll tap Sign In here in the upper right-hand corner. Again, I'm offered the ability to install the Facebook app. I'll just tap Later for now. And notice these switches have appeared.

So if I wanted to block Facebook content from appearing in the calendar or the Contacts apps, I could just turn them off from here. But now if I open an app like Safari. And I have a web page I want to share with my Facebook friends. I'll just tap the Share button and then I'll tap Facebook. And then I can write a little something about what I am posting. Again you can tap location if you want to include information about where your posting from and you can even choose which of your friends can see your post. So, if you've created friend lists in Facebook, you'll see those lists here on your phone automatically. And to find out more about friend lists, check out our Facebook courses at lynda.com.

And, when I'm ready, I'll tap Post. So, that's how to work with Twitter and Facebook directly on your iOS device. And it pretty much works the same way if you have a Flickr or a Vimeo account, which are services for sharing photos and videos. Just tap the one you want to integrate in your device, and to your log in information, and you'll be able to share directly with that account from the many apps on your device. So, if you already use any of these services, you'll really appreciate the way they've been integrated into iOS. And if you've never tweeted or used Facebook, Flickr, or Vimeo before, go ahead and sign up for accounts. They're free, and you may find that you'll use them a lot more than you expected to.

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