Smartphone Basics: How to make the most out of your smartphones!📱

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Kent Public Library
Program Room

Event Details

Join Don Fitzmahan as he answers your questions, and explores the different ways to get the most out of your smartphone. In these four sessions, participants will be able to make changes to their phones, and practice the topic of the day with guided support from Don.

Session 1
  • Solving your own problems
    • How to search for solutions
    • How to evaluate sources
    • How to use what you learn
  • Making it easier to use your phone
    • Changing phone settings
    • Organizing your home screen
    • Using Siri and other voice assistants
    • Accessing key information easily
  • Organizing your life
    • calendar
    • documents
    • iCloud
    • Reminders/Notes
    • alarms/timers
    • weather

 Session 2

  • Communications
    • texting
    • email
    • address book/Contacts
    • using phone features
    • FaceTime/Skype
    • social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)
  • Security
    • passwords
    • fingerprint ID
    • phishing/scams
    • antivirus/malware
  • Using the Internet on your phone
    • browsers and tabs
    • Favorites and bookmarks
    • multitasking


Session 3
  • Media
    • Organizing Photos
    • Watching movies
    • Using YouTube
    • Using your phone with your TV
    • Viewing Netflix/Hulu/Prime
  • Getting around
    • maps
    • ride Share
    • the MTA
  • Money
    • Apple wallet/Apple Pay/Google Pay
    • banking apps
    • PayPal/Venmo


Session 4
  • Everyone’s Favorite Apps
Registration is required for each session. Adult program.

Event Type(s): Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults

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