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Guides - Digital Technology

​How To Guides for Digital Technology:

Below you will find a number of printable How To Guides from Age Action that will support older people to learn, use, and be confident using smartphones and applications. This is a vital resource to have particularly during this time when we need to stay connected to loved ones, keep active and keep informed from reliable and trustworthy sources:

HOW TO SET UP EMAIL FROM A SMARTPHONE 

This How to Guide will help you set up an email address so you can write to family and friends and make purchases online.

HOW TO DOWNLOAD APPS TO YOUR SMARTPHONE

This How to Guide will help you to download an App which is a shortcut that allows you to go directly to the programme or website you wish to access.

HOW TO INSTALL WHATSAPP TO YOUR SMARTPHONE

This How to Guide will help you to install WhatsApp which will let you send messages for free, if you are connected to the internet, and make video calls.

HOW TO SET UP FACETIME TO YOUR SMARTPHONE

FaceTime is a programme that is made by Apple and it will allow you to make free video calls to other people with an Apple device when you are connected to the internet.

HOW TO USE ZOOM ON YOUR SMARTPHONE OR LAPTOP


Zoom is a programme that you can download to your smartphone or laptop to enable you to make free video calls with a group of family or friends for up to 40 minutes.
 

HOW TO AVOID FALSE INFORMATION ON COVID-19

This How To Guide leaflet tells you about reliable sources of information, steps you can take to check information, and how you can recognise the main types of false information.

 

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