Archive for the ‘My Profile’ Category

How to check your data usage.

March 27th, 2009

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Check your data usage so you don’t over spend

The data usage page shows you how much data you have used in current session and how much in total. You can also clear the usage at the beginning of every month.

From the dashboard:

Click on Menu, then My profile, once in you’re your profile click on the right hand button that says Settings. Once you’re in settings, please scroll down until you reach Total DATA.

Here you will be able monitor how much you spend using The Grid.

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How to change your alert settings.

March 27th, 2009

You can change your Offline and News alert settings.

From the dashboard:

Click on Menu, then My profile, once in you’re your profile click on the right hand button that says Settings. Once you’re in settings, please scroll down until you reach News and Alerts.

The default is set to allow all, you can de-select / uncheck the tick box and push menu then allow all or allow none.

Don’t forget to click save when you’re done.

Other settings:

Alert settings

  • You can choose between Sound and Vibration alerts to let you know when you have news or requests.

Chat settings

  • You can set the Grid to notify you when one of your friends wants to chat by having a Sound, Vibration and Text alert.

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How to change your privacy settings.

March 27th, 2009

The Grid has ensured that you can have complete control of your own privacy and safety by allowing you to control who can see your location and who can’t.

By default everyone in your friends list can see your location (last known location from the last time you logged in). To turn your location off you need to do the following:

From the dashboard:

Click on Menu, then My profile, once in you’re your profile click on the right hand button that says Settings. Once you’re in settings, please scroll down, 2nd from the top, select Privacy settings.

Un tick the people in your friends list that would would like to hide your location from. From the menu you can also choose to select all or select none.

Don’t forget to click on Submit when you’re done.

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How to upload your profile picture.

March 27th, 2009

You can upload your profile picture from The Grid application, here’s how you do it.

From the dashboard:

Click on Edit my profile, once in you’re your profile click on the menu button, please scroll down until you reach Edit my profile. Here if your phone allows file access (access to your phones photo’s) you will be able to upload your photo.

Not all phones support photo file access. So here are 2 other options.

From an MMS

In order for you to upload your profile picture, all you have to do is send us an MMS.

Go to your phones image gallery, select the right image, click options, send , as mulitmedia.

Enter the following address as recipient: profile@thegrid.co.za

Handy hint: Make your profile picture small, portrait and rename it when you take it so that you can easily find it.

If you have access to a desktop computer, you can go to www.thegrid.co.za


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How to set your status message.

March 27th, 2009

use your status message to tell your friends what you are doing

Setting your status message is a fun way to let people know what you are doing, what you are thinking and just about anything you can fit into 160 characters. You can change your status message from two places

  • From the dashboard select Change Status, here just type away and remember¬†¬†¬† not to use any characters other than letters and numbers.
  • From menu, go to my profile, go to main menu, my profile, set status message and push okay.

You can also set your online status and mood by going to “My profile”

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How to change your applications theme.

March 19th, 2009

You can change your Grid application theme to one of The Predefined colour schemes.

Go to My profile, setting and then Change theme.

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How to change my nickname and password.

March 19th, 2009

You can change your nickname and password at any time, here is how you do it.

From the dashboard:

Click on Edit my profile, once in you’re your profile click on the menu button, please scroll down until you reach Edit my profile.

Right at the top you will see Edit my profile. Click on that.

At the top there will be spaces for you to fill in your real name (will help with people finding you) you can change your Nickname.

If you scroll down you will see the adding interests feature and then below that is where you can change your password.

Populating your profile with as much detail as you can will help you to meet interesting people and make new friends.

Don’t forget to push SUBMIT when you are done.


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