How To Use BlinkFeed On The HTC One


The HTC One features a whole new type of homepage that offers an alternative to the standard Android interface. With its live updates and social network integration, BlinkFeed is totally unique and just a bit cool. To use it:

  • Press the power button and swipe up the screen to unlock.¬†Here you will see the BlinkFeed screen
  • Swipe down slightly to reveal the BlinkFeed menu tabs
  • On the left is timeline filter which allows you to see highlights or specific feeds or categories
  • Tap the pencil for a social network quick update (what is available depends on which social networks you are signed in to)
  • Tapping the magnifying glass to search through your BlinkFeed to find specific things
  • Tap the stacked three dots on the right to see the options menu, then tap Topics and Services
  • From this screen select your featured headlines, categories and services and apps
  • Tap back to return to the BlinkFeed page and swipe down to update the feed
  • To access the standard Android homescreen simply swipe to the left at any time