Find Friends in MyFitnessPal on iPhone 6

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Steps

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    To begin, unlock the phone by pressing the lock button on the right-hand side of the phone
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    Alternatively, press the big round button at the bottom of the phone called the home button.
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    Once the lock screen is up, simply swipe right to unlock the phone
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    Enter the passcode or press your finger on the home button, which doubles as a fingerprint scanner, if you have that option enabled.
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    Look for the "MyFitnessPal" app, which, in this case, is in the "Useful" folder
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    It is a blue icon with a white silhouette of someone jumping, and in the left-hand corner there is a grey tab with a little dumbbell symbol. Tap it once to open the application.
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    It will automatically open to the homepage where we can see our daily calorie count, the option to connect, some status updates and blog posts
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    In the bottom gray bar, tap the last option, "More", with 3 dots
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    This will open up the menu.
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    Tap on "Friends" indicated by 3 stick men in a bunch, on the left-hand side
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    At the moment, we don't have any friends, but if we did, they would be listed here
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    We can find requests here as well.
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    Tap the plus sign in the top right-hand corner to find friends
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    We can either find friends through the phone contacts, Facebook or email
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    In this example, we will use Facebook. Tap on it and it will bring us to the Facebook application.
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    MyFitnessPal will ask to access our Facebook information, tap on "OK" to agree
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    Press "OK" again to find your friends
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    Now there is a list of people that we can add or invite to MyFitnessPal
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    Tap on "Add Friend" to add someone, or press the back arrow in the top left corner.
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    To invite people via "Email", we can put in the email address, our name for the subject, and a message
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    Tap on the white check mark in the top right-hand corner to send the invite, or press the back arrow in the top left corner to go back.
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    To find friends through your "Contacts", the phone will first ask for permission to access them
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    Tap on "OK" and it will find your phone contacts.
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    In this example, there is only one person that uses MyFitnessPal, so I can only add one
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    Tap on "Add Friend" to add them, or press the back arrow in the top left corner to go back.
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    Tap on the "X" in the top left corner to close the "Add Friends" section
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    Tap on the back arrow in the top left corner to go back
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    Press the home icon in the bottom left corner to return to the home screen
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to add friends in MyFitnessPal on the iPhone 6
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    If you have any questions or comments, please post them in the section below. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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Recent edits by: Crystal, Freya

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