LockerPulse Help & FAQs

Getting Started (Return to Top)

Why should I sign up for LockerPulse?
We believe that LockerPulse is the best free way to track your favorite sports teams and fantasy players. Check out our home page for a full list of features and to get started creating your account. It's fast, free, and totally awesome.

Following your favorite teams
Following news for your favorite teams couldn't be easier with LockerPulse. During sign up you'll be asked to pick your favorite teams and sports. Once you're sign up is complete we'll start showing you a custom stream of news based upon your selections. You can add or remove teams at any time by visiting Manage Sources while viewing your news.

Adding your fantasy team
LockerPulse can also track headlines for players on your fantasy team. To get started, simply click the Fantasy link on the top of any page while logged in to your account to get started. At any time you can add or remove players by visiting Manage Players.

Maximum teams and players you can follow
We currently limit the number of teams that you can follow to 15. This includes any sports specific headlines that you follow (NFL, MLB, NBA, etc). The number of fantasy players that you can follow is limited to 30 players. We hope to increase these limits in the future.

Unsubscribing from a news source
You can unsubscribe from an individual news source for one of your teams by visiting Manage Sources while viewing your news and clicking the Unsubscribe link next to the source that you wish to no longer receive headlines for.

Keyboard shortcuts
While reading you can hit the J key on your keyboard to move down to the previous story or the K key to move up to the next story.

Custom wallpaper
You can change your background image by visiting the Settings page (you can find a link to your Settings at the very bottom of any page while you're logged in). You can either select one of our many available wallpapers or choose to upload your own.

Changing your email address, password, or newsletter preference
You can change your email address, password, or daily newsletter preference by visiting the Settings (you can find a link to your Settings at the very bottom of any page while you're logged in).

Technical (Return to Top)

Trouble logging in
If you're unable to log in to your account, you can reset your password by visiting our Forgot Password page. If you continue to experience issues with your account you can contact us.

Browser requirements

LockerPulse takes advantage of the latest web technologies to provide you with the best possible web browsing experience. In most cases if you have the latest version of a browser LockerPulse should work great for you. Below we've specifically listed our recommended and supported browsers, although other unlisted modern browsers may work as well. If you have questions or feedback on a web browser please contact us

Recommended

Web Browser Operating System(s) Versions
Google Chrome Windows, Mac OS X, Ubuntu, Google Chrome OS 12+
Mozilla Firefox Windows, Mac OS X, Ubuntu 4+
Internet Explorer Windows 8/7/Vista 9+
Apple Safari Windows, Mac OS X 5+
Safari iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch iOS 5+
Android Browser Android Android 2.2+
Chrome for Android Android Android 4+

Supported

Web Browser Operating System(s) Versions Notes
Internet Explorer Windows 7/8 App requires Google Chrome Frame
Opera Windows, Mac OS X, Ubuntu 11+  
Dolphin HD iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android iOS 5+, Android 2.2+  
Silk Amazon Kindle N/A  
Chrome for iOS iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch iOS 4.3+  

Partially Supported

Web Browser Operating System(s) Versions Notes
Internet Explorer Windows 6 Entire LockerPulse site requires Google Chrome Frame
Opera iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch iOS 5+, Android 2.2+ Some advanced functionality is slow or doesn't work

LockerPulse on phones and tablets
LockerPulse is a fully responsive HTML5 web application, meaning that the same site works great on everything ranging from a gigantic 1080p monitor to a tiny smartphone screen. Try pointing the web browser on your device to LockerPulse.com and see for yourself!

Do you have an iOS or Android app?
We currently support iOS, Android, and other smartphones with our HTML5 web application. To learn how to install our web app on your device, visit our Apps page. As of this time we do not have plans to develop a dedicated app for any individual devices.

Google Chrome Application
If you're a Google Chrome user, you can install LockerPulse from the Google Chrome Web Store by visiting the LockerPulse app page. After installation, you'll have the option of linking your Google account to your LockerPulse account so that you'll be automatically logged in to LockerPulse any time that you're logged in to Google. This is done safely and securely using OpenID. At no point do we have access to your Google username, email address, password, or any other personal information. Upon completion, you will be able to remove the link between accounts at any time by visiting the Settings page (you can find a link to your Settings at the very bottom of any page while you're logged in).

About LockerPulse (Return to Top)

How our software works
The LockerPulse news reader software functions as a RSS feed aggregator and reader. RSS stands for "Really Simple Syndication" and is offered by most content creators on the web (blogs, news sites, newspapers, etc) to allow users to get their news updates in RSS reader software like LockerPulse, Google Reader, Netvibes, FeedDemon, and others. Every news source for every team is checked approximately once every fifteen minutes to ensure that all of the news on LockerPulse up to date.

Content publishers
Publishers wishing to request that their content be added or removed can learn more by visiting our Publishers page.

Widget
We offer an embeddable headlines widget that is available for every team and sport in many standard sizes. Widgets can be used on both commercial and non commercial web sites. For more information visit our Widget page.

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