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Virtual Smartphone
Training Resources

  • Basic Overview
    You can learn how to operate your smartphone. The sooner you know how to control the major functions (volume, brightness, and notifications), the better you will be able to master your phone. This module will help Android and iPhone owners understand the basic controls of the phone and be able to make personal changes that can help increase your happiness with your phone. In this module, you will learn: How to adjust the volume How to adjust the brightness of your screen How to adjust notifications that indicate you received an email, text and other alerts
  • IOS
    Adjusting the volume on your iPhone Can’t hear your phone ring? Adjusting the brightness on your iPhone How to use the flashlight function on your iPhone Modifying the notifications on your iPhone Changing Notification settings on your iPhone
  • Android
    Adjusting the volume on your Android Adjusting low volume on phone calls Adjusting the brightness on your Android Modifying the notifications on your Android 7 Cool Android Notification Hacks
  • Additional Resources
    FLINT PUBLIC LIBRARY Using a Mobile Device (Android) Use a computer to do almost anything! If you’re new to computers, we can help. These tutorials will help empower you to be more comfortable with this type of technology, from learning the parts of a computer to using a mouse: Click Here
  • Find Apps For Your Phone
    Get the most out of your smartphone by downloading apps that can help you schedule your activities, entertain yourself, or even run a business. The links below will show you how to download the most popular apps like Netflix and Zoom as well as other apps that can help you with your daily activities. In this module, you will learn: Where to go to download apps for Apple & Android Step by step instructions on how to add apps to your phone List of Top Apps for Apple & Android Click Here for Top ISO Apps Click Here for Top Android Apps
  • How to Connect & Use Zoom
    From Your Computer From iOS Smartphone From Android Smartphone
  • Download Games & Apps
    How to download Games and Apps with an Apple iphone How to download Games and Apps with an Android phone YouTube Tutorial videos: How to Download Apps on an iPhone iPhone Apps Not Downloading – How To FIX It! iPhone X Tips – How to Download and Install Apps How to Find and Install Apps on Your Android Phone
  • Calendar
    Keep track of all the important things in your life with the calendar on your phone. Remember birthdays, important appointments and general to-do’s with the versatility of your calendar. The articles and videos will help you get the most out of your calendar. Never miss another date by regularly using your calendar. In this module, you will learn: Helpful tips for Google Calendar and iPhone calendar How to schedule future appointments How to schedule recurring events How to get the most out of your calendar How Apple’s Calendar and Contacts Apps Can Make You More Productive Create and edit events in Calendar on iPhone 26 best Google Calendar tips The Ultimate Google Calendar Guide: 90+ tips to supercharge productivity 50 Google Calendar Hacks How to use the calendar app on iPhone
  • Setting Reminders
    Ever forget to do something really important? Let your smartphone remind you to take action when you need to take care of business. In this module, you will learn: How to schedule a reminder in your smartphone How to schedule reminders that take place on a daily basis or intermittent intervals How you can use your voice to schedule a reminder How to create a reminder on your iPhone and iPad How to Setup Repeated Notification Reminders How To Add Reminders On Android – 4 Methods
  • Close Screens & Apps
    Opening and closing screens can be difficult. Open screens and apps can drain your battery and affect phone performance. You will be able to keep open the screens you want to use in the future and close down screens & apps that you are no longer using. In this module, you will learn: How to close screens and apps you are no longer using How to open a new screen if you want to search a topic How To Close Apps On An iPhone How to force an app to close on your iPhone Find, open & close apps on Android How to Close Apps on Android Additional instructions on how to Close Apps on Android YOUTUBE VIDEOS: How To Close All Open Apps On iPhone 11 iPhone 11 How to Close Apps! Stop apps running in the background and make android faster and save battery How to Close Background Running Apps on Samsung Galaxy Galaxy S8/S9: How to Close Background Running Apps
  • Time Saving Tips
    Your phone is so powerful. This module will help Android and iPhone owners save time and use every possible function that is programmed into your phone. In this module, you will learn: Important tips on how to better use your phone 50 iPhone TRICKS Everyone Should Know 10 ACTUALLY Useful iPhone Tips – 2020 30+ Amazing iPhone Tips and Tricks For 2020 16 time-saving Android shortcuts 6 Android Tips & Tricks : No One Talks About! 5 Amazing Android Secrets, Tips And Tricks Every ANDROID User Must Know – 2020


We know there is nothing like in-person or one-on-one and group interaction, but we hope this information will be a resource to our every growing new normal of virtual interaction.

We have done the legwork to present the categories that were outlined by the over 200 participants of the Smartphone listening sessions. The curriculum is separated by system type; Apple or Android.  You will find a brief description of the content with a clickable link as well as video tutorials.  

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to one of our supportive staff to help walk you through your virtual technology journey.

Learn how to use your smartphone with these online resources.

Click Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced below to get started. 
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