How to Set Up Android Phone For Elder

Here is your guide on setting up a smartphone for the Elder-

#Increase the font size- It is important that the elder is able to read things close up and comfortably. Step to Increase font size on an Android, go to setting> Display> Font and screen zoom where you will able to change the size of the font.

 

#Remove unnecessary apps- Smartphones come up with a lot of built-in apps, sometimes they are not ever used. To keep the phone clean, delete all those apps you know will never be used by the elder person.

 

#Add favourite website to the home screen- Elder person may have a few websites that they tend to visit quite often. To save them on the home screen, it helps them to find their needful website easily.  On an Android smartphone, open the Internet browser, browse to the site and then click the 3 little dots on the top-right corner and click ‘Add to Home screen’.

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#Use Simple Mode- Simple Mode is another app to shows information and shortcuts in large blocks. You will find that the app breaks down the home screen into separate panels for grouping quick settings, favorite contacts, and apps.

 

#Some Helpful Apps for Elder-

 

YONO SBI- YONO SBI lets you Bank, Shop, Travel, Pay Bills, Recharge, Invest, avail IRCTC ticket booking, use UPI to transfer money, book movie tickets.

 

Axis Mobile- Fund Transfer, UPI, Recharge & Payment- Axis Mobile is a user-friendly, safe and secure mobile banking application from Axis Bank.

 

HDFC Bank MobileBanking- It helps from sending money via UPI to paying and managing your accounts, bills, and investments.

 

Google Pay- Send money to friends, pay bills and buy online, recharge your phone, or pay at the nearby café with Google Pay, a simple and secure payment app by Google.

 

UTS- UTS on a mobile app is an Indian Railways official android mobile ticketing app to book unreserved train tickets.

 

LIC PayDirect- This app is developed for LIC’s esteemed customers to make direct payment of LIC premium, loan interest, and loan repayment.

 

LIC Customer- Know all information about LIC products & portal services.

 

EPF Passbook, PF Balance, PF Claim, UAN Activation- It allows you to check EPF balance via EPF Passbook/PF Passbook, PF Claim status, download PF related forms and much more.

 

UMANG- It provides easy access to a plethora of Indian government services ranging from – Healthcare, Finance, Education, Housing, Energy, Agriculture, Transport to even Utility and Employment and Skills.