Frequently Asked Questions
- What is Dopplr?
- Dopplr? Is that name supposed to mean something?
- Why would using this make my life better?
- Why do you spell "Traveller" with two "l's" instead of one?
- I have a question you haven't answered here - what do I do?
- How do I add trips from my Dopplr page?
- Can I add trips by email, or SMS, or Twitter?
- Can I input multiple destinations in one trip form when I'm making several stops before heading home?
- Does the email importer understand multi-stop trips?
- Can I add one-way trips?
- How can I add additional trip information, such as flight number; departure and arrival times; hotels, etc?
- Sometimes, when travelling, I'm in two cities the same day. How can I indicate this?
- If my trip is starting, say April 1st, 21:00, should I enter the start date as 2008-04-01 or 2008-04-02, because most of the day, I'm still in my home town? Is there such a guideline?
- I often travel with my spouse/colleague/etc. Any shortcuts for entering our matching data?
The trip page
- Can I contact the fellow travellers I coincidence with?
- Can I share my trips with non-Dopplr users?
- On the page about my trip there are tips, who wrote them?
- How can I add my own tips, questions and answers?
- How can I learn where my fellow travellers spend time while travelling?
About destination cities
- What if Dopplr doesn't recognise the destination I want to travel to?
- Why can't I use the name of a larger area than just a city as my destination, such as a region, territory, island or country?
- Why does a city name I'm putting in the destination field automatically change to something else?
- Can I use airport codes instead of city names?
Invitations, coincidences and fellow travellers
- How do I find people I know?
- How do I see trips of people I know?
- How can I stop seeing someone else's trips?
- Several people have let me see their trips, but am I required to share mine with them?
- How can I know when my friends are visiting my town?
- Can I view the upcoming trips of a friend or colleague in my desktop calendar?
- Can I contact people from within Dopplr, apart from leaving a public note on their trip pages?
- How can I coincidence more?
- Do you have a version of the Dopplr website that works with my mobile phone?
- Can I use Dopplr from my mobile phone by text message?
- Do you have an iPhone mobile version?
- How do I change my home city?
- Can I change my screen name?
- I'm using a new email address, how do I update my account?
- Can I add more information to my profile than my home city, such as my blog URL?
- Can I change the way Dopplr sends me emails?
- What is my public profile?
Other ways to get Dopplr
- Do you have a Dopplr application on Facebook?
- How can my Facebook friends see my Dopplr trips?
- Why does the Dopplr application on Facebook sometimes get my trips wrong?
- Do you have a blog badge and can I customise it?
- Does Dopplr have an API so I can add my Dopplr trips to my own site or application?
- Can I publish my trips to FriendFeed?
- How can I blog my trips?
- Can I stop Dopplr from displaying any information about me to strangers?
- Why am I finding some information about my trips when I do searches? Is the RSS feed or something going public?
The Social Atlas
on your iPhone
The Social Atlas
on your iPhone
- Adding trips
- The trip page
- About destination cities
- Invitations, coincidences and fellow travellers
- Mobile use
- Account settings
- Other ways to get Dopplr