Tech Savvy Seniors: Introduction to Smart Phones & Tablets Part 1

Next date: Friday, 26 July 2024 | 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Smartphones and tablets almost universally use touchscreens for control, and this can be a challenge for people new to the technology.

Phones used to be all about making calls, but now your mobile can do so much more. Owning a tablet means you really can take your computer with you wherever you go. The range of new touchscreen smartphones and tablets allows you to access the internet, use social media, get live news updates, play music and video, and much more.

In this two-part workshop, you will learn the basics of how to navigate your way around a smartphone and tablet with a touchscreen. You will learn how to turn the phone on and off, make and receive calls and add a contact. You will also learn about apps, what they are, how to download them, and the costs associated with them.

To participate in this workshop you will need:

  • An internet-connected smartphone and/or tablet (preferably your own)
  • An existing Apple account (or Apple ID), for downloading apps to an iPhone smartphone or an existing Google account (or Google ID), for downloading apps to an Android smartphone.

This program is a partnership between Woollahra Libraries, NSW Government, Telstra and the State Library of NSW.

This is one of a series of Tech Savvy Seniors Courses:

  • Introduction to Computers and the Internet
  • Introduction to Email, Browsing the Internet & Online Shopping
  • Introduction to Smart Phones & Tablets Part 1
  • Introduction to Smart Phones & Tablets Part 2
  • Introduction to Video Calling & Social Media
  • Introduction to Cyber Safety & Managing Digital Assets


  • Friday, 26 July 2024 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM


Woollahra Library at Double Bay, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay, 2028, View Map

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