Important Update: Orkut is officially accessible on mobile now, so this post will be marked outdated.
Recently I have seen lots of people talking about orkutting from mobile devices!Before going ahead here is an excerpt from Orkut Help page!
Why can’t I access orkut from my mobile device?
We’re sorry to hear about any difficulty you’ve experienced accessing orkut.com. Currently, orkut.com isn’t compatible with mobile devices. To access your orkut profile, please try logging in using your computer’s web browser.
So today I’m posting about how to use orkut from mobile devices! Before going ahead lemme tel u few things about my environment! I have Nokia N-70 with opera 8.62 installed!
With these assumptions lets start the ride!
Login Issue! (updated: 2007, August 30)
You can use original address http://orkut.com from opera MINI nut the page have some problems in OPERA MOBILE. But don’t worry as you can use following address to log into orkut! Its a very long address so better bookmark it with name like Orkut Login! In fact you can use the following address from PC for fast login on orkut!
Also you can use o.devilsworkshop.org which is configured to redirect you to the above link only!
Clicking on button does not work!
As of now u log into orkut but experiencing problem while clicking on buttons! The most common problem I have seen button like submit, delete, yes, no, accept, reject does not work!
This great solution is found by one of my Doctor friend Rahul Talele (Shame on us engineers.
Best thing about this it works for all buttons without any coding effort!!!(Really great na)!!!
Now after logging into orkut using opera,
Go to Options >> Navigation >> Find in page
Put caption of button means ‘submit’ , delete’, yes’, no’, etc in text to be found.
The moment text on button starts highlighting exit from Find wizard pressing roght-selection key (which have Stop option).
Now clicking on that button works!
Extra tip: Assign a shortcut key to Find in Page option by going to Option >> Settings
Submitting Scrap! (updated 2007, August 30)
First thing If u want to scrap someone u hv to go into his/her scrapbook! (The code following are not for orkut’s new reply feature!)
After opening intended scrapbook, write scrap with optional formatting the way u usually write!
In next step, without leaving that page(or tab if u r using opera with tab browsing) go to this address:
For scrapbooks with new features
This will delete first scrap from ur scrapbook. For 2nd scrap replace b6² by b9² , for 3rd scrap replace b6² by b12² ans so on
Same code can be used to delete scraps from others scrapbook (of course scraps dent by you).
In this case replace b6² by b3² (for 1st delete button), b4² (for 2nd) and so on
New Friend: Accept
To accept new friend request which is shown on ur orkut home page! Note, this will work for first request if u have too many! u can increment b0² by 2 for next request and so on if u hv multiple requests and directly want to accept other than first request!
e.g. b2² for 2nd, b4² for 3rd.
New Friend: Decline Works in the opposite way of new friend accept Executing this wil decline first request..
increment b1² in the script by 2 for 2nd request and so on
e,g, b3² for 2nd, b5² for 3rd.
Friend: Confirm yes: You will need to confirm whenever you are accepting a new friend request or sending a new friend request to someone
Community: New Topic
While on a community, execute this to start a new topic
Community: Reply to Topic
While reading a topic on a community, execute this to reply to that topic
window.location.href = window.location.href.replace (/CommMsgs/,'CommMsgPost');
Community: Submit Post
After writing ur new post or reply, execute this to submit it
Community: Confirm Join
Profile: UPDATE button while editing profile
Again bookmark this address by naming Submit Scrap or something! The advantage of bookmarking is that u can directly open the bookmark after writing scrap!
Steps for bookmarking above codes into ur mobile browser:
- Copy content in text-box to say notepad and send that file to ur mobile.
- Open that file in any editor in mobile!
- Copy the script on clipboard! (using edit key in Nokia).
- Open ur browser and go to Add Bookmarks Option!
- Chose a name u like and paste the script in address field! OR U can manually create the bookmark by entering the script instead of copy-paste n sending a file to mobile!
Now once u have created these bookmarks, u can log into orkut fast as well as scrap someone!
In future will write code for other buttons if i found people interested in this cumbersome orkutting from mobile! U can subscribe to this blog to get updates automatically!