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Using Oracle Social Network on Your iPhone

How do I start a Conversation on an iPhone?

  1. On the sidebar menu, tap the Conversations icon.

    iPhone conversations icon
  2. Tap the Add button.

    iPhone Add button
  3. Enter a title for the new Conversation, and tap OK.

How do I edit Conversation settings on an iPhone?

  1. Open the Conversation.

  2. Tap the Action button, and tap Settings.

    iPhone action button
    • Tap the Conversation Name field to make the Conversation public.

    • Tap the Visibility field to modify the privacy of the Conversation.

    • Tap the Status field to close or open the Conversation.

    • Tap the Membership Messages field to show or hide membership messages.

  3. To exit, tap Done.

How do I add or remove members from a Conversation on an iPhone?

To add members:

  1. Open the Conversation.

  2. Tap More, then tap Members.

    The current members list opens.

  3. Tap the plus sign in the bottom bar.

  4. From the list of Contacts, tap the circle next to the person or group you would like to add. Alternatively, search for a user or group to add.

  5. Tap Done.

To remove members:

  1. Open the Conversation.

  2. Tap More, then tap Members.

  3. In the right low corner, tap Edit.

  4. Tap the member you want to remove.

  5. Tap Done.

How do I open a One-on-One Conversation on an iPhone?

  1. On the sidebar menu, tap the People icon.

    iPhone People icon
  2. Tap the person you want to start a One-on-One Conversation with.

    If the person is not on your list of contacts:

    1. Tap the Add button.

      iPhone add button
    2. Enter the name, part of the name, or the email address of the person you want to start a One-on-One Conversation with.

    3. Tap the person you want to add, then tap Done.

    4. In the search results, tap the person's name.

  3. Tap Open One-on-One.

How do I mute or unmute a Conversation on an iPhone?

To mute a Conversation:

  1. On the sidebar menu, tap the Conversations icon.

  2. Long press the Conversation you want to mute, and tap Mute.

    The muted Conversation appears under the Muted filter.

To unmute a Conversation:

  1. On the sidebar menu, tap the Conversations icon.

  2. On the filter bar, tap Muted.

  3. Long press the Conversation you want to unmute, and tap Unmute.

How do I create, reply to, edit, or delete a message on an iPhone?

To create a new post:

  1. Open the Conversation.

  2. Tap the Compose icon. iPhone Compose icon

    • To post a message, enter your message, then tap Post.

    • To post a photo or video from your iPhone, tap the camera icon, then tap Choose Photo or Video. Optionally, you can take a photo or video first, then upload it. Tap Done.

      If you want to crop or rotate your photo, tap on the photo thumbnail, then tap Edit.

      An editing screen opens.

      • Use the pinch gesture to make your photo bigger or smaller.

      • Tap the Crop button to crop your photo vertically. Tap again to crop your photo horizontally. crop button

      • Tap the Rotate button, to rotate your photo 90 degrees. Tap again to continue the rotation.

        Rotate button

      When you finish editing, tap Save.

      Note: To upload more than one photo, tap multiple photos.

    • To add a reference to another Oracle Social Network item, such as a Conversation or wall, tap the Internal Reference button.

      Internal reference button
  3. Tap Post.

To reply to a message:

  1. Long press the message you want to reply to.

  2. Tap Reply.

  3. Enter your reply.

  4. Tap Post.

To edit a message:

You can edit only the messages you posted.

  1. Long press the message you want to edit.

  2. Tap Edit Message or Edit Reply.

  3. Revise the message.

  4. Tap Post.

    Note: When you edit a message on your phone, any special formatting on the message is lost.

To delete a message:

  1. Long press the message you want to delete.

  2. Tap Delete.

  3. Confirm you want to delete.

In a message, how do I add an internal reference to another Oracle Social Network item?

  1. Open the Conversation.

  2. Tap the Compose icon. compose button

  3. Tap the Insert Reference button. Insert reference button

  4. Tap the Conversation, document, or Social Object you want to reference.

  5. Tap Post.

How do I add a referring item to a Conversation on an iPhone?

To add an existing item:

  1. Open the Conversation.

  2. Tap More, then tap Referring.

  3. Tap the plus sign icon.

  4. Tap the collection or Social Object you want to add.

  5. Tap OK.

To add a new item:

  1. Follow steps 1 through 3 above.

  2. Tap the Add Collection icon.

    iPhone add collection icon
  3. Enter a name for the new item.

  4. Tap OK.

How do I mark messages as read on an iPhone?

  1. Open the Conversation.

  2. To mark all messages as read, tap the button at the bottom of the Conversation, which shows the total number of unread messages.

  3. To mark a single message as read, tap the message. The blue unread indicator disappears.

Alternatively, long press the item in any list view and select Mark All Read.

How do I view collections on an iPhone?

  1. On the sidebar menu, tap the Collections icon. iPhone collections icon

  2. On the filter bar, tap:

    • Yours to show the collections you created.

    • Available to show all the collections available to you.

    • Favorites to show the collections you have marked as favorite.

    • Muted to show the collections that you have muted.

How do I add a Conversation to a collection on an iPhone?

  1. On the sidebar menu, tap the Collections icon. collections icon

  2. Tap the collection to add a Conversation to.

  3. Tap the plus sign icon on the lower part of your screen.

  4. Tap a Conversation or wall to add it to the collection.

How do I add a related Conversation from a Social Object?

  1. Open the Social Object.

  2. Tap More, then tap Related.

  3. Tap the plus sign icon.

  4. Tap the Conversation, user wall, group wall, or Social Object you want to add.

Alternatively, you can create a new Conversation or collection.

  1. Tap the Add button.

    iPhone add icon
  2. Tap New Collection to create a collection or New Conversation to create a Conversation.

  3. Enter a name.

  4. Tap Create.

How do I upload or download documents on an iPhone?

To upload a document:

  1. Open the document in the application you want to upload from.

  2. Tap the Action button, and tap Open In.

  3. Tap Open in Social to open a selection list of upload destinations.

  4. You may choose to change the file name and/or add a description.

  5. Choose a destination for your document.

    • Upload to your Wall if you want to post the document to your wall.

    • Browse a Location... to choose another destination for your document.

    Optionally, you can choose a folder for your document.

  6. Tap Upload.

Note: iOS lists up to 10 applications in the Open In menu. If you have more than 10 applications that support a file type, Oracle Social Network may not appear in the menu. Unfortunately, there is no way to manage which applications appear in the menu. If you uninstall other applications, Oracle Social Network eventually appears.

To download a document:

  1. On the sidebar menu, tap the Documents icon.

    iPhone documents icon
  2. Long press the document you want to open, to open the Documents dialog.

  3. Tap View in Native Viewer.

    The document opens in the application most suitable to the document type.

  4. Tap the application's Action button, then select an application.

How do I view earlier versions of a document on an iPhone?

Long press the document, and tap Versions.

How do I annotate a document on an iPhone?

  1. Open the document you want to annotate.

  2. Tap the Annotations button.

    Annotations icon

    The annotations palette opens, which looks like this: Annotations palette

  • Tap the Pushpin tool, then tap the place you want the annotation to appear to open a text box. Enter a comment, and tap Save.

  • Tap the Rectangle tool and draw a rectangle over an area of any size. A text box opens. Enter a comment, and tap Save.

  • Tap the Ellipse tool and draw a circle over an area of any size. A text box opens. Enter a comment, and tap Save.

  • Tap the Pen tool and write or draw over an area of any size. Tap the Compose icon to add a comment, or tap Delete to discard the drawing.

  • Tap the Highlighter tool and highlight one line of content. Tap the Compose icon to add a comment, or tap Delete to discard the highlight.

Add one or more annotations, then tap Publish to add them to the document and the Conversation.

To show and hide annotations:

  1. Open the annotated document.

  2. Tap the annotation filter.

    Annotations filter icon
  3. Tap All Annotations to show all the annotations on the document, No Annotations to hide all the annotations, or Unpublished Annotations to see the annotations that have not been published yet.

    Note: Tap the Annotations List button, to show the existing annotations in a list.

How do I create or remove a folder on an iPhone?

  1. On the sidebar menu, tap the Conversations icon.

  2. Open the Conversation, and tap More, then tap Documents.

  3. Tap the Folders icon at the bottom of your screen.

    iPhone folders icon
  4. Enter a name for the new folder, and tap Create.

To remove a folder, tap the arrow at the side of the folder, and tap Delete.

How do I add or remove files from folders on an iPhone?

You cannot move existing Oracle Social Network documents to a folder. You can, however, open a document (such as document attached to an email), and tap Open In. Tap Social, and then upload that document to a folder or to your wall.

To add a picture or video to a folder:

  1. Open the Conversation.

  2. Tap More, then tap Documents.

  3. Tap the camera icon at the bottom right.

  4. Click Choose Photo or Video to upload something from your iPhone, or click Take Photo or Video to create a new one.

  5. Tap the photo or video you want to upload.

  6. Tap Done.

  7. Tap Post.

To remove a file from a folder:

  1. Open the Conversation.

  2. Tap More, then tap Documents.

  3. Tap the folder name.

  4. Long press the file you want to delete, then tap Delete.

How do I view and edit my profile and avatar on an iPhone?

  1. On the sidebar menu, tap your name.

  2. Tap More, then tap Profile.

  3. Tap Edit.

  4. Tap any field to edit it.

  5. Tap Save.

Note: To add a new photo, tap your avatar, and Choose Photo or Take Photo. Move or scale your image and tap Crop.

How do I view or post to another person's wall on an iPhone?

  1. On the sidebar menu, tap the People icon.

    iPhone people icon
  2. Tap the person to navigate to his or her profile.

  3. Tap More, then tap Wall.

  4. Tap the New Message icon.

    iPhone compose button
  5. Enter your message.

  6. Tap OK.

How do I post a status update on an iPhone?

  1. On the sidebar menu, tap the Compose icon to the right of your name.

    iPhone compose button
  2. Enter your status update.

  3. Tap Post.

The update appears on your wall.

How do I view contacts on an iPhone?

On the sidebar menu, tap the People icon.

iPhone people icon

How do I follow someone on an iPhone?

  1. On the sidebar menu, tap the People icon.

    iPhone people icon
  2. In the upper right corner of the People pane, tap the plus sign icon.

    iPhone add button
  3. Enter the name, part of the name, or the email address of the person you want to follow.

  4. In the results list, tap the circle next to the person you want to follow, then tap Done.

Alternatively, on the People pane tap More, then tap Recommendations. Tap the name of the person you want to follow to open his or her profile. Tap +Follow to add him or her to your contacts list.

To unfollow someone, open the person's profile and tap Unfollow.

How do I add Oracle Social Network contacts on an iPhone?

  1. On the sidebar menu, tap the People icon.

    iPhone people icon
  2. Tap the Add button.

    iPhone add button
  3. Enter the name, part of the name, or the email address of the person to add as a contact.

  4. From the results list, tap the person to add.

  5. Tap Add.

How do I save an Oracle Social Network contact to my iPhone contacts list?

  1. On the sidebar menu, tap the People icon.

    iPhone people icon
  2. Tap the person to open his or her profile.

  3. Tap Add to iPhone Contacts.

  4. Choose one of the following options: Create New Contact or Add to Existing Contact, and tap Done.

  5. In the confirmation message, tap Done.

How do I create a group on an iPhone?

  1. On the sidebar menu, tap the Groups icon.

    iPhone groups icon
  2. Tap the Add button.

  3. In the Group name field, enter a name for the new group.

  4. In the Group description field, enter a short description of the group.

  5. Tap Add Photo, to add a photo to your group profile.

  6. Tap Done.

    The new group opens.

  7. To add members to the group, tap the plus sign.

  8. Tap the groups or members you want to add to the new group.

  9. Tap Add.

How do I add or remove members from a group on an iPhone?

To add members:

  1. On the sidebar menu, tap the Groups icon. iPhone groups icon

  2. Open the group.

  3. Tap More, then tap Members.

  4. Tap the plus sign in the bottom bar.

  5. From the list of Contacts, choose the user or group you would like to add. Alternatively, search for users or groups to add.

  6. Tap Done.

To remove members:

  1. Open the group.

  2. Tap More, then tap Members.

  3. Tap Edit.

  4. Tap the red icon next to the member you want to remove.

  5. Tap Delete.

How do I assign or clear flags on an iPhone?

To assign a flag:

  1. Open the Conversation.

  2. Long press the message you want to flag, then tap Manage flags.

  3. Tap the person you want to flag, and select For Your Information.

  4. Tap Save.

To clear a flag:

  1. On the sidebar menu, tap the Flags icon.

  2. Long press the flag you want to clear, then tap Clear My Flag.

To clear a flag assigned by you:

  1. On the sidebar menu, tap the Flags icon.

  2. In the upper right corner, tap the Filter button, then tap Assigned by You.

  3. Long press the item you want to clear, and tap Manage Flags.

  4. Tap the person whose flag you would like to clear, then tap the clear flag.

How do I "like" a message on an iPhone?

  1. Open the Conversation.

  2. Long press the message you want to like.

  3. Tap Like.

How do I change an Oracle Social Network password on an iPhone?

If your company's password policy lets you change your password, you can do this in the web version of Oracle Social Network. You cannot change your password on mobile devices.

How do I set up notifications on an iPhone?

  1. Open your Accounts menu.

    Settings menu icon
  2. Tap the account you would like to configure notifications for.

  3. Turn on Your Wall to receive a notification when a message is posted to your wall.

  4. Turn on One-on-One to receive a notification when someone starts a One-on-One Conversation with you.

  5. Turn on Flags to receive a notification when someone assigns a flag to you.

How do I change notification settings for a selected a Conversation or wall on an iPhone?

To select your notification settings for a selected Conversation or wall:

  1. Open the Conversation.

  2. Tap the Action menu, then tap Settings.

  3. Tap Notifications.

    • Tap On to enable Oracle Social Network to send notifications for this Conversation.

    • Tap Off to disable notifications for this Conversation.

    • Tap Use Global Settings to use your global preferences, which are set in your notification settings.

How do I set up account connections on an iPhone?

Once you have installed Oracle Social Network on your mobile device:

  1. Open your Accounts menu, and tap Add Account.

    Settings menu button
  2. In the User Name field, enter your Oracle Social Network user name.

  3. In the Password field, enter your Oracle Social Network password.

  4. Turn on Save Password to make future connections automatically.

  5. In the Account Name field, enter a name for the new account.

  6. In the Server field, enter the path to the server that is hosting your Oracle Social Network instance.

    For example, enter:

    osn.mycompany.com/prod
    
  7. Tap Connect.

How do I create a new account on an iPhone?

To create a new account:

  1. Open your Accounts menu.

    Settings menu icon
  2. Tap Add Account, and enter the required data in the information fields.

  3. Tap Connect.

To edit an account:

  1. Open your Accounts menu.

  2. Tap the account you would like to edit.

  3. Modify the current data.

  4. Tap Connect.

To remove an account:

Note: To remove an account, you must not be connected to it.

  1. Open your Accounts menu.

  2. Tap the arrow next to the account you want to remove.

  3. Tap Delete.

How do I switch from one account to another on an iPhone?

  1. Open your Accounts menu.

    Settings menu icon
  2. Tap the account you want to switch to.