Download Myspace for iPhone, iPod Touch

 While Myspace may seem to be slowly fading away into the mist, a new focus on musicians and their fans may breath new life into the social network, although perhaps not to its original stature against the likes of hot social networking sites like Facebook and Google Plus. Yet, many still use their Myspace profiles.

With Myspace for iPhone and iPod Touch, navigating to and updating profiles, statuses and more is easy and allows you to take access to your favorite friends, photos and more with you on the go.

How to Download Myspace for iPhone App

Before you can get started, you will need to follow these easy steps to download the Myspace app to your iPhone or iPod Touch using these step by step instructions:

  1. Locate the App Store on your device.
  2. Tap on the search bar (the field located at the top) and type in "Myspace."
  3. Click on the appropriate app, as shown above. Click the green "Free" button to continue.

Myspace for iPhone System Requirements

Make sure your iPhone or iPod Touch meets the following requirements before you begin, or you will not be able to use this app:

  • 6.9 MB space available
  • iOS 3.0 or later
  • WiFi or Mobile Web access
  • MySpace account
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Download Myspace for iPhone

Next, tap the green "Install" button to begin your download of Myspace for iPhone and iPod Touch users. You might be required to enter your Apple ID and password if you have not installed an app recently. Once the installation process has begun, it may take a few minutes to finish depending on your Internet speed/connection.

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How to Sign In to Myspace for iPhone and iPod Touch

When your Myspace for iPhone download is completed, locate the icon on your device to launch the app. The app's icon appears as a black box with rounded corners, plus the word "my" in white lettering.

To sign in, tap the blue "Login" button. On the next screen, you will be prompted to enter your account email address and password. To enter this information, tap on the text field and your QWERTY touchscreen keyboard will appear. Type in the information as prompted and hit the blue "Go" button in the bottom right corner to sign in.

Users also have the option of tapping the "Login later" link to bypass the sign in process. This allows you to view Myspace mobile app features with restrictions. For full access, you will need to sign in with your Myspace account.

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Welcome to Myspace for iPhone

The home screen for Myspace for iPhone appears as illustrated above. This screen will help you navigate through the social network from your iPhone or iPod Touch device.

Navigational Icons on Myspace for iPhone

When you first sign in to the app, you will notice nine distinct icons from which you can navigate through the MySpace app on your iPhone or iPod Touch. These icons include:

  • Stream: From this icon, you can view the latest updates from your contacts and more.
  • SuperPost: Post an update to your Myspace profile, share photos and even update Facebook and Twitter all this single feature.
  • Friends: Here is where you will find all your favorite social networking contacts in one place.
  • Requests: Anytime someone tries to add you to their friends' list, you will receive an alert here. You can then choose to approve their request or block them from adding you.
  • Profile: View your account information, latest posts, photos and more.
  • Mail: Send and receive messages with friends from Myspace here.
  • More Apps: Check out additional recommended apps and more.
  • Notifications: Whether you receive a new comment, photo tag or more, you can find how friends interact with your Myspace content here.
  • Chat: Engage with friends using Myspace chat by sending and receiving instant messages with online contacts.

How to Search for Friends on MySpace for iPhone

Ready to start connecting with contacts? Click the magnifying glass icon in the top right hand corner to search and find your friends with active Myspace accounts.

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Stream Feature on Myspace for iPhone

By tapping on the "Stream" icon in Myspace for iPhone and iPod Touch devices, you are able to view all the updates from your friends, featured artists and promotional content. To return to your navigational screen, click the house icon in the upper left corner.

How to Update Your Myspace Profile on iPhone, iPod

From this page, you can also update your own status message on Myspace, Facebook and Twitter by clicking on the push pin icon in the upper right corner. You can also upload photos to share on all three social networks.

How to Switch Your Stream View

Myspace for iPhone delivers a variety of content on the Stream page. Click the "Live" tab to see status updates from your friends, "Artists" tab for content from featured musicians and bands, and "Discover" for additional featured content from Myspace's network.

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SuperPost Feature on Myspace for iPhone

By tapping on the "SuperPost" icon in Myspace for iPhone and iPod Touch devices, you are able to update your status not only on this social network, but Facebook and Twitter, too.

How to Enter Your Status Message

To enter text, click the text field. This will launch your QWERTY touchscreen keyboard, allowing you to type your message. Messages can contain up to 280 characters.

How to Post to Facebook, Twitter from Myspace for iPhone

If you would like this post to also appear on your Facebook and Twitter accounts, you can enable access to these social networks by clicking the cogwheel icon in the top right corner of the QWERTY keyboard. You will then be prompted to connect access to these accounts to Myspace for iPhone.

How to Upload Photos in Myspace for iPhone

To share pictures, click the camera icon located next to the cogwheel icon on the QWERTY keyboard. Then, choose "Take Photo or Video" using your device camera or "Choose from Library" to select an image from your gallery.

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How to Access Your Profile on Myspace for iPhone and iPod Touch

By tapping on the "Profile" icon in Myspace for iPhone and iPod Touch devices, you can view our recent status updates, post profile comments, see your current information about yourself, see all of your Myspace friends, and view all the photos that have been posted on your profile.

Along the bottom of the screen, you will notice a row of tabbed icons, as illustrated above. Here is a closer look at your profile screen options:

  • Stream: View your latest profile updates and status messages.
  • Comments: See what your friends are saying on your profile now, from most recent to least recent.
  • Info: View account and profile information, including name, relationship status, zodiac sign and more.
  • Friends: Browse through your buddy list of friends under this tab.
  • Photos: Check out your photos uploaded to your account.
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Using Mail in Myspace for iPhone

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By tapping on the "Mail" icon in Myspace for iPhone and iPod Touch devices, you can send and receive messages from your favorite social networking contacts.

How to Send Mail Messages in Myspace for iPhone

To send a message to a contact, click the pen and paper icon in the top right corner of the screen, as illustrated above. You will be prompted to enter your Myspace contact's name, subject line and then type your message in the field provided. Once complete, click the gray "Send" button.

Navigating Through Myspace Mail on iPhone

Along the bottom of the screen, you will notice a row of tabs, as illustrated above. Here is a closer look at your Myspace Mail options:

  • Inbox: View your latest incoming messages.
  • Drafts: See the messages you have started, but remain unsent.
  • Sent: View messages already sent to your Myspace contacts.
  • Junk: Browse through mail deemed as junk. May include contacts who send unwanted messages often.
  • Trash: Check out messages you have already deleted.
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How to Use Myspace IM on iPhone and iPod Touch

By tapping on the "Chat" icon in Myspace for iPhone and iPod Touch devices, you can send and receive instant messages to your favorite social networking contacts.