Flickr X #CreAviator: Inspiring Beautiful Homescreens

This week we’ve teamed up with the folks at Flickr to show our users how beautiful photographs can create gorgeous homescreens. Not only is Flickr a great place to store and browse your own photographs, but a gallery to discover the works of awesome photographers. We present to you: Flickr X #CreAviator

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This week, we’ve got homescreens from Dan, Chloe and Aliaksei. To change your homescreen image check out our post here!

What’s on this week’s flight deck:

  1. Dan(left) is using the Lumos Icon Pack has a sweet photographs by Andres Nieto Porras.

  2. Chloe  (middle) is using the Moonshine Icon Pack and a photo by Ben K Adams.

  3. Aliakse (right) is using the Aviate Icon Pack Beta, the Battery Solo Widget and a photo by Joe Parks.

 

Every week we’ll be posting several homescreens posted by our biggest fans from the Yahoo Aviate  community to highlight how you can customize Aviate with cool images, icon packs and widgets.  Customize your homescreen like the ones above or create your own. We’d love to see them so post them on our Facebook wall or shoot us a tweet @Aviate for a chance to be featured next week!

 

Keep flyin’

-The Aviate Crew

 

Notes:

These homescreens were placed (and cropped) into a Nexus 4 device for display purposes.

 

CUSTOM COLLECTIONS AWWWW YEAH!

Since Yahoo Aviate launched in June our engineering team has been hard at work perfecting your Aviate experience. New features are always right around the corner and this week, we’re excited to announce that you can now finally create your own Custom Collections.

Custom Collections lets you create personalized groupings of apps so you always have access to your important apps the instant you need them.

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To add a Custom Collection:

  1. Scroll down through your Collections until you see the “+Add Collection” button.

  2. At the bottom of the list tap the option to “Create Your Own” Collection.

  3. Finally, name your Collection, hit ‘Done’ and voilà—you’ve got a brand new shiny Custom Collection!

 

Suggestions from the Aviate community are key in optimizing the way our users receive the apps and information they need when they’re most useful. Feedback is always welcome so please drop us a line here!

 

Keep flyin’

-The Aviate Crew

#CreAviator: Inspiring Beautiful Homescreens

We’re more excited than ever to show off the awesome homescreens we’ve received  through the Yahoo Aviate community! Every week we’ll be posting several homescreens posted by our biggest fans to highlight how you can customize Aviate with beautiful images and sweet icon packs.

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This week, we’ve got homescreens from Tom, Pawel and Vipul. To change your homescreen image check out our post here!

What’s on this week’s flight deck:

  1. Tom (left) is using the Coconut Theme Icon Pack has some sweet photographs he took at a Queens of the Stone Age concert.

  2. Pawel (middle) is using the Velur Icon Pack and the Google Now Weather Widget.

  3. Vipul (right) is using the SIRI Black Icon Pack and has images from Zedge.

 

Customize your homescreen like the ones above or create your own. We’d love to see them so post them on our Facebook wall or shoot us a tweet @Aviate for a chance to be featured next week!

 

Keep flyin’

-The Aviate Crew

 

Notes:

These homescreens were placed (and cropped) into a Nexus 4 device for display purposes.

 

Calendar Tips & Tricks

Aviate can sync up with your calendar to keep you up-to-date with your latest meetings and events! Since Aviate syncs with your phone’s default calendar, you’ll always have easy access to a list of daily events in your Today and Work space.


Just click an event like the ones shown above and use Aviate to:

  1. Dial right into a conference call number.

  2. Call an Uber or grab  directions to your next meeting.

  3. Email a meeting’s organizer to let them know you may be late!

Aviate makes your life easier by presenting you with the information you need the moment its useful. Check out Aviate’s calendar function and simplify your life today!

 

Keep flyin’

-The Aviate Crew

 

Note:

  • Aviate should work with all default calendar applications. Shoot us an email at customercare@aviate.yahoo.com should you have any difficulty!
  • You’ll need to install Uber before accessing it through Aviate.

 

#CreAviator: Inspiring Beautiful Homescreens

We’re just about one month into the #CreAviator series and we’re still psyched to see all the homescreens submitted by the Yahoo Aviate  community! Every week we’ll be posting several homescreens posted by our biggest fans to highlight how you can customize Aviate with beautiful images and sweet icon packs.

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This week, we’ve got homescreens from Malay, S Sreeram and Mel. To change your homescreen image check out our post here!

 

What’s on this week’s flight deck:

  1. Malay (left) is using the StockUI Icon Pack,the Transparent Weather Widget and has pictures from OGQ HD Backgrounds.

  2. S Sreeram (middle) is using the Long Shadows Icon Pack, Drippler App Widget and a picture he found on the web.

  3. Mel (right) is using the Belle UI Icon Pack and has a photo she took in Finland.

Customize your homescreen like the ones above or create your own. We’d love to see them so post them on our Facebook wall or shoot us a tweet @Aviate for a chance to be featured next week!

 

Keep flyin’

-The Aviate Crew

 

Notes:

These homescreens were placed (and cropped) into a Nexus 4 device for display purposes.

 

Favorite Contacts: Just A Swipe Away.

Aviate makes it super easy to quickly text or call your “Favorite” people. Simply swipe up from your homescreen to call or text up to eight of your most-contacted friends and family or your four most recent calls.  


Make some new friends?

  • Swipe up from your homescreen and tap the “+” to add a favorite contact. 

Want to clean up your “Favorites” screen?

  • Long press and drag the contact icon out of the “Favorites” screen to remove a favorite contact.

Need to find a recent call?

  • “Favorites” will also show you your four most recent calls along with instant access to your dialer and default SMS app.

Reaching out to friends and family has never been easier—just swipe up!

Keep flyin’


-The Aviate Crew

#CreAviator: Inspiring Beautiful Homescreens

Week three of the  #CreAviator series is here! Every week we’ll be posting several homescreens submitted by the Yahoo Aviate community to highlight how you can customize Aviate with beautiful images and sweet icon packs. If yours wasn’t featured this week, don’t fear—we’ll be back again next week with another set of awesome Aviate homescreens.

 

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This week, we’ve got homescreens from Fernando, Grant and Graham. To change your homescreen image check out our post here!

 

What’s on this week’s flight deck:

 

  1. Fernando (left) is using the Stark Icon Pack and has a photo he found on www.tecmundo.com.br

  2. Grant (middle) is using the Up Icon Pack and has a photo he took himself.

  3. Graham (right) is using the  Blitz Icon Pack , the Cal Widget and has a Flickr photo by Zach Discher

 

Customize your homescreen like the ones above or create your own. We’d love to see them so post them on our Facebook wall or shoot us a tweet @Aviate for a chance to be featured next week!

 

Keep flyin’

-The Aviate Crew

 

Notes:

These homescreens were placed (and cropped) into a Nexus 4 device for display purposes.

#CreAviator: Inspiring Beautiful Homescreens

We’re excited to show off the second iteration of our #CreAviator series! Every week we’ll be posting several homescreens submitted by the Yahoo Aviate community to highlight how you can customize Aviate with beautiful images and icon packs. If yours wasn’t featured this week, don’t fear—we’ll be back again next week with another set of sweet Aviate homescreens.

 

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This week, we’ve got homescreens from Sunil, Marcel and Gustavo. To change your homescreen check out our post here!

 What’s on this week’s flight deck:

  1. Sunil (left) Tondo Icon Pack and has a Flickr photo from Andrés Nieto Porras

  2. Marcel (middle) is using the Lumos Icon Pack and has a wallpaper from Zedge

  3. Gustavo (right) is using the  Long Shadow Icon Pack and has a Flickr photo from Mateus Pabst

Customize your homescreen like the ones above or create your own. We’d love to see them so post them on our Facebook wall or shoot us a tweet @Aviate for a chance to be featured next week!

 

Keep flyin’

-The Aviate Crew

 Notes:

These homescreens were placed (and cropped) into a Nexus 4 device for display purposes.

Resizable Widgets? Check.

We’re excited to announce that resizable widgets have landed! Need more real estate for your weather or news app? No problem! Now you can increase or decrease the size of some of your favorite widgets as you please.

 

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To change the size of a widget, long-press and then drag the small blue dot to make the widget as small or as big as you like. That’s it, resize away!

-The Aviate Crew

 

Notes:

Unfortunately, not all widgets are designed by their developers to be resizable.