How to configure an Android mobile for easy use by older people?

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Apparently, smartphones weren't created to be used by the elderly or our grandparents, without becoming a real disaster. Since simple phones are not on the market, thanks to the growing importance of Smartphones. That is why we present you the following article which surely ti will teach how to configure an android mobile so that it is easily used by older people?

Now, using cell phones with their touch screen, as well as a keyboard with very small letters, can cause some inconvenience. Thinking about this, phone manufacturers that run on Android operating systems. They have included some features to be able to adapt their phones for easy use by older people.



It is that our only goal is to teach you tutorials that provide you with simple and practical solutions and that you can solve those problems that plague you. In the same way we could do it in the article where we show you which are the best free antivirus to install on Android phones.

How to configure an Android mobile for easy use by older people?

Next we will show you a very simple but practical guide that will allow you to configure an Android mobile so that it is easily used by older people. There are also some models that have easy mode installed on their system. If not, we will teach you other methods or the use of third party applications.

First of all, what we will do is see if your model of Android phone has easy mode included, in that case, we'll turn it on. We can name some brands that have this mode on their phones, Samsung, LG, Huawei, among others. Try searching yours to see if it includes this great mode.



For example, if you have a Samsung phone, go to the home screen and select the Settings option, then go to the Personal section. And there you have to find the Easy mode option and in the settings menu you can select which applications you want to appear on the main screen and thus in this way you have activated a more user-friendly interface.

Another model we know has this mode is the LG, but it is known as Easy Home, activating it is very simple, go to the main screen. And select Settings, then you have to choose the Display option, we will search until we find the Home option. And in it you will select the searched option for Easy Home.

This action will generate changes on the home screen and you will see that everything has a greater degree of simplicity. In China Huawei brand devices, so that you can activate and use the easy mode you have to go to Settings, then you have to select the Advanced settings option, here you will find the Simple mode option, then you will notice the changes and adapted for be used by older people.

Useful apps to adapt your Android mobile to the elderly

If yours Android device he is one of the few that does not natively have a tool to adapt it to the elderly. We ask you not to worry, so we will show you some very cool Apps that will give you the help you need for your grandparents. These can be downloaded for free and uncomplicated via the Play Store.


Big Launcher is a great application when you install it on your device, you will notice that all the icons that the interface shows you are bigger. Like texts, this will make reading easier for those with low vision. You can adjust the size and also the themes, the only drawback is that it contains advertising and if you want remove it you have to pay.


The other option we recommend is Grand Lauche, which has other apps connected and makes it more consistent. You will have on the screen a telephone dialer, a message reader, make help calls, functions to add medical information this on the lock screen. And so far this short article he showed you how to set up an android mobile so that it is easily used by older people.



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