Smart Phones for Dummies
Since you are looking for activities to pass the time, then maybe this is a good time to refresh your basic smart phone knology. This is the Smart phone presentation I did in 2019 as part of the “San Carlos Educational Series”.
The original inspiration for this presentation was this list of questions:
Questions for Scott: (You’re gonna love ‘em!)
- How does a smart phone work? Radio waves or Microwaves?
- What is a SIM card?
- How do I turn it on?
- Should it be turned on while recharging?
- How often should it be recharged?
- Does it give off radiation?
- Is there a class action suit pending re: radiation?
- What is an Android?
- Does it need to be on for the alarm to work? Can I set the alarm for the morning and go to bed with it in the off position?
- Do I need to use an app for the flashlight?
- How do I hang up?
- How do I send text? Do I need an app for texting?
- How do I receive text messages?
- How do I delete text messages? Oral messages?
- How do I connect to wifi? Do I need an app?
- Do I need an app for email? How does that work?
- Can I set a different ringtone for each caller?
- Is using Contacts like using speed dial?
- How to I set up a contact list?
- How do I pre-set an emergency call number? The U.S. # is 911 – what are the call numbers for Mexico and Canada?
- What is a good translation app? How does it work – speaker or text?
- What is a good currency conversion app?
- Do free apps always have pop-up advertising?
- How do I take a selfie?
- How do I use the camera? Video? Do I need apps for them?
- Can I record sound?