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Use your existing Guidetogay.com website login details to login to the app.
If you don't have a free account on Guidetogay.com, you can set one up via the app - however, you will need to check your email account to validate your membership - just like on the website.
Facebook login - if you signed up via Facebook - you can easily login again and agina just by hitting the blue Facebook button on the login screen.
Some videos on guidetogay.com may not play on the iPhone - this is due to Apple's own restrictions on video types. However, Gudietogay.com always tries to have videos uploaded in the most applicable format. If your desperate to see any video from the app that you cannot play - its definitely available on the website.
You cannot upload naughty pictures to the site, let alone the app.
Polls will appear randomly on the app - as they will on the website. They are not a permanent fixture of either platform - but a fun and quick way to offer your opinion on current topics.
Maps and Locations
Your locations, checkins and other mappable features, like those on all other social networking sites - are only available to you and your approved friends.
From time to time, we will update the app with new features and improvements to old ones… so make sure you upgrade your app at any opportunity via your app store.
Reviews and Listings (City guides)
use the search function on the CityGuides main screen if you know the name of the place you want to check out.
You can add reviews to existing listings via our app easily by hitting the "+" button on the screen.
If you are a business owner, and want to include a listing, at present you will have to do this via our website. Listings come both for free and paid versions - depending on the level of information and listings type.
Listings not loading? Try logging out and back in to your app - and refreshing via the top right button on your app.
Different Phones may mean different functions
some versions of our app, like iPhone, Blackberry and Android, are all separate builds and features and functions may vary from platform to platform. Blackberry users, due to the limitations of your phones platform - we can only offer you the social networking side of our app.
The version currently available on the iTunes App Store is compatible for iOS 4+. on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Check the app store for Android and Blackberry for device compatibility.
You can view and interact with groups that you have joined via the website. You currently cannot join groups via the app, this must be done on our website version. This is because some groups have privacy restrictions or group owners may wish to approve members.
Our V2.0 app uses push notifications. They advise you when someone has sent you a message or if your close friend is online - you can adjust your push settings within your app, so show you what you want.
We have alot more features and functions under the "..." button on the bottom panel. Tap more to find polls, members offers, free stuff and so much more.
This FAQ Guide is a work in progress, check back here often for updates, how to guides and more. Have fun playing with the app - and don't forget to try it out when your out at events, restaurants etc!