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Nebo has made it even easier to quickly and easily share your boating highlights with your fellow boating friends. To share a status update with your friends go to:

  • Feed > Activity >
  • Then click in the top box ‘Share an update’ to add your text and / or add a photo by clicking on the camera icon.
  • Click on ‘Post’ and you’re done.
share a status update with your friends

Note: Anything you post here will be shared only with people that you have ‘friended’ on Nebo. They will see this when they click on their Activity Feed in Nebo.

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Here is how to easily see details of other boats on Nebo, simply go to:

  • Standby >
  • Click on any boat icon you can see more details.
  • From here you can see the boat name, skippers name and if the boat is underway, on a mooring etc.
  • Also displayed are basic boat details and the last time their position was updated on Nebo.
  • You can also send the boat a private message.
How to see details of other boats in Nebo

Use the magnify glass icon at the top right of the Standby screen to search for boats or skippers.

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Once you have completed a voyage and clicked ‘Stop Voyage’, your voyage will automatically be saved into your logs. To review your logs in the app simply go to:

  • Feed > My Logs
  • You can then scroll down to see all of your logs.
  • Simply click on any of these logs to see more detail.
  • If you would like to share any of these logs to facebook, click on the facebook icon to the right of the voyage date and follow the prompts.
How to review your logs in the app

NOTE: You will also be emailed your PDF log each day.

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Many of you will have facebook friends with whom you share thoughts and ideas. Now you can find and connect with friends in Nebo. If they accept, you’ll be able to share your voyages and photos with them. This can happen automatically, or you can choose what and when to share.

Your friends will also be identified on the map with a distinctive yellow icon, so they’re easy to find.

1.Find and connect with friends who are already using Nebo:

If you know your friends are already using Nebo, this is the easiest way to find and connect with them:

  • Other > Friends > Find Friends >
  • At the very top you will see a search bar. Here you can type in a Skippers name, or Boat names and click ‘Search’ on your key pad. Nebo will list results and you can REQUEST the fellow Nebo user to be your friend.
  • They will receive a notification to accept your request.

2. Find and connect with friends in Nebo via Facebook:

  • Other > Friends > Find Friends >
  • You will then see the page default to ‘facebook’. Here you will see a list of your Facebook friends who have logged into Nebo using Facebook.
  • Simply click REQUEST next to their name to invite them to friend you in Nebo.
  • They will receive a notification to accept your request.

NOTE: If you do not see many friends but you know they are on Nebo, it may be because they have not used Facebook to log in to Nebo. If this is the case go back to Option 1 above to find them.

3. Find and connect with friends in Nebo via your phone contacts:

  • Other > Friends > Find Friends >
  • Click on ‘Contacts’ to bring up a list of your phone contacts. NOTE: Only contacts with an email address will be shown.
  • Scroll through to find your boating friends and click INVITE next to their name. This will open up an email which is pre-populated with information about Nebo and the app download link. You can change and edit this information or simply hit ‘Send’ to invite your friends to download Nebo.
  • They will receive the email request and download Nebo. You can then search for and friend them using Option 1 above.
find and connect with friends in Nebo
  • Once you have connected with your boating friends they will be identified on the map with a distinctive yellow icon, so they’re easy to find.

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New in June 2018, the Nebo Activity Feed is where information you share gets posted. Here is how to view Nebo’s Activity Feed.

  • Click on Feed >
  • Your app will default to ‘My Logs’, simply click on ‘Activity’ >
  • Here you can scroll through all of yours and your Nebo friends posts.
  • By using the ‘thumbs up’ and ‘message bubble’ icon below each post, you can like and / or leave a comment on these posts.
How do I view the Nebo Activity Feed

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Your voyages and photos are only shared with Nebo users you’ve specifically ‘friended’. Your posts do not get shared to their friends, unless they are also your friend. Click here to find out How to Find & Connect With Friends on Nebo.
  • You can also decide not to share particular voyages and photos at any time. To find out how to hide your logs and photos from the Nebo feed, click here.
  • At this stage you can only share voyages and photos. This is intentional, as we’d like you and other Nebo users to tell us what else is important to share. Sea conditions? Shipping hazards? A request for assistance, or a drinks invitation? Definitely no cute cat videos!

It would be great to hear what you think, please email us in info@nebo.global with your feedback.

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Taking photos in Nebo is a great way of enhancing your log and preserving your memories. We understand that sometimes you want to take a photo for your own log but not share it. Here is how to take a photo & save it but not share it to the Nebo Feed.

From any screen in Nebo:

  • Click the ‘Camera’ icon in the centre of the bottom menu and take your pic.
  • You can then add a ‘Photo caption’, this is optional.
  • You then see “SAVE & SHARE”, click this if you want to save this pic to your log AND share your pic to the Nebo Feed for people you have friended in Nebo to see.
  • If you want to save it just for your log only, click on the “EYE ICON” to the right of SAVE & SHARE, you will be presented with the option SAVE. Click this to save to your ‘My Logs’. This photo will not be shared on the Nebo Activity Feed.
  • If you don’t like the pic and don’t want to save or share it, simply click the back arrow at the top left.
How to take a photo & save it but not share it to the Nebo Feed

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If you have saved a photo or a log with the ‘Share to Feed’ function ON but now want to remove this from the feed, follow these steps to remove a log or photo you have already shared to the Nebo Feed:

Click on:

  • Feed > My Logs >
  • Scroll to the Photo or Log you wish to remove/hide from the Feed.
  • Click on the eye icon under the log or photo. This will remove the visibility of this log or photo from the Activity Feed.
  • You will still have this log or photo stored in your ‘My Logs’ but it will no longer be visible on the Nebo feed (ie: to anyone you have ‘friended’ on Nebo).
How to remove a log or photo you have already shared to the Nebo feed

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Your voyages and photos are only shared with Nebo users you’ve specifically ‘friended’. Click here to find out How to Find and Connect With Friends in Nebo.
  • Your posts do not get shared to their friends, unless they are also your friends.
  • If you wish to re-share your logs or photos, simply click the ‘Eye Icon’ button back ON.

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It’s easy to like or comment on your friends voyages.

  • Click on ‘Feed’ from the bottom menu (your app will default to ‘My Logs’ which shows all of your logs).
  • Click on ‘Activity’ next to ‘My Logs’ to see yours and your friends logs and photos that they have shared.
  • To like or comment on your friends voyages, scroll to relevant voyage and use the ‘thumbs up’ icon to like or click on the ‘message bubble’ icon to write a comment.
How to like or comment on your friends voyages in Nebo

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Nebo’s Activity Feed is where information you share gets posted. When you save a voyage it will automatically be posted to the Nebo feed (unless you turn this function OFF). Here is how to turn this function off to hide your logs and photos from the Nebo feed:

  • When you are underway and want to finish your voyage, click STOP
  • You will then see ‘Share to Feed’ above ‘Stop Voyage’ & below ‘Engine Hours’.
  • Simply toggle this button OFF, if you do not wish to share your voyage to your feed.
hide your logs and photos from the Nebo feed

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Your voyages and photos are only shared with Nebo users you’ve specifically ‘friended’. Click here to find out How to Find and Connect With Friends in Nebo.
  • Your posts do not get shared to their friends, unless they are also your friends.
  • You can also decide not to share particular voyages and photos at any time. If you wish to share a voyage, simply click the ‘Share to Feed’ button back ON.

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In this post we show you how to delete a voyage in Nebo. This is helpful when you have run some ‘test’ voyages or if you simply do not want to keep a particular voyage log for any reason.

Our latest update makes it easy to delete a voyage from Nebo, go to:

  • Feed > My Logs
  • Click on the voyage you would like to delete, this will bring up details of that voyage.
  • Click on the pencil icon
  • Select ‘Delete’
delete a voyage in Nebo

That’s it!

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Nebo allows you to easily share your log to facebook. Your friends will see your track and any photos you choose to include.

To share your log to Facebook simply follow these steps:

  • Feed > you will be defaulted to see MY LOGS
  • Scroll to find the voyage you want to share
  • Click on the facebook icon to the right of the voyage date >
  • Select any photos that you want to include & click next >
  • You are then taken to the Facebook platform >
  • Comment about the log (if desired) and choose who you wish to share with >
  • Click Post >
share your log to facebook

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If you no longer want to interact with another Nebo user it is very easy to unfriend someone in Nebo. Here is how to unfriend someone in Nebo:

  • Other > Friends > My Friends
  • You will see a list of your Friends, simply click on the red Unfriend button to remove that person.

Don’t worry, this person will not know you have unfriended them.

How to unfriend someone in Nebo

To find and connect with friends on Nebo, visit this article – How to find and connect with friends in Nebo.

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Nebo makes it easy to share your location with fellow boaters or anyone left behind on land. It’s a great way for them to know all is well onboard and your voyage is going ok. Using Nebo’s ‘Track Me’ function will allow friends or family to track your voyage, (they don’t even have to install Nebo).

To share your location, simply go to:

  • Other > Friends > Track Me > Share My Location
  • Click “Share my location” to share a link via via SMS, email, WhatsApp, Messenger etc.
  • Choose who you would like to share your location with and hit send.
Allow friends or family to track your voyage

When they click on the link, they’ll see a map showing your location, speed, and even the current weather. They don’t even need to install Nebo!

Use Nebo’s Track Me to complement your normal safety routine. It’s gives those onshore peace of mind and it’s always nice to know someone has your back!

NOTE: Your location won’t be updated if you don’t have a cellular data connection.

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