Total Beginners' Guide: How to use an Android Smartphone

A beginner's guide to Android smartphones, from a to z in mobile help
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (178 ratings)
6,698 students
Total Beginners' Guide: How to use an Android Smartphone
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (178 ratings)
6,698 students
Use the most common functions and features of your Android Device.
Download and use a range of Apps from the Google Play Store.
Understand what services Google provides and how to access them.
Manage your Google account.

Requirements

  • This is a beginners course, suitable for people who have never used a p.c, smartphone or tablet before.
  • The fact that you have found us online means you have what it takes to learn more from this course!
Description

Why take this course?

  • You are tired of feeling like a dummy when you ask for help with your phone.  
  • You want to keep in touch with your family but the technology seem too hard. 
  • You know a little bit about computers or smartphones but when things go wrong you get lost. 
  • You are a practical learner who likes to do things for yourself but just haven't got around to it. 

What this course can do for you:

  • Help you get a head start when using a new device you aren't familiar with.
  • Teach you simple applications that will make your life easier.
  • Introduce just a handful of the thousands of useful apps out there for you.
  • Build your confidence with the basics of using a smartphone so you can continue to get more and more from your technology. 
Who this course is for:
  • People brand new to personal computing devices such as laptops, smartphones and tablets.
  • Anyone new to the Android Operating System.
  • People who have a personal device but don't really know what to do with it.
Course content
8 sections • 29 lectures • 1h 33m total length
  • Getting started...
    00:45
  • What kind of device do I need for this course?
    00:34
  • Home and volume buttons
    01:05
  • Menu Button
    00:45
  • Power Button
    01:23
  • Back Button
    01:13
  • Swipe
    02:43
  • Voice Commands
    02:34
  • Common device symbols
    05:12
  • Connect to the Internet
    02:25
  • Public vs Private Wifi
    01:20
  • Handy device settings.
    07:03
  • How to get along with your Tech Geek
    03:24
  • What's the difference?
    01:16
  • The evolution of personal computing
    10:31
  • Which is which?
    4 questions
  • So how do I know what's right for me?
    06:23
  • What is an App?
    02:48
  • How to browse for new Apps
    02:40
  • How to install an App
    00:43
  • How to remove an App
    00:25
  • How to find your Play Store account information.
    01:28
  • How to keep apps up to date.
    01:12
  • Your Google account
    05:25
  • Storing & sharing files
    05:42
  • Keep in touch
    05:45
  • A day in the life
    05:41
  • Manage your photos
    07:44
  • Karl Top 5
    05:44
  • Course Transcript
    00:00

Instructor
Learning Professionals
Epic Learning
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  • 278 Reviews
  • 9,822 Students
  • 4 Courses

Epic Learning is a group dedicated to embracing modern learning theory and technology to create the next generation of effective training. We believe learning is a life long adventure, should always be fun and take learners out of their comfort zones.

Based in New Zealand, we have decades of teaching & training experience across a variety of industries. Karl is an experienced instructional designer with years of experience in both physical and virtual classrooms and a passion for technology.

Join us for an epic learning adventure!