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How to help your parents with technology?

by alexdott / March 17, 2016 8:47 AM PDT

Hi, I was just wondering what your guys opinions were on teaching technology to your parents? Specifically relating to PC's and Andriods, because I keep getting asked by my mom and pap to teach them things about their smartphones and computers. What are some of your experiences with this? Thanks

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I don't.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 17, 2016 9:13 AM PDT

The cell phone is old school flip phone and the computer is Windows but if that gets too hard we can pop in a ChromeBook.

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Learn by doing, I think...
by Oldartq / March 17, 2016 9:37 AM PDT

that's the best way (especially if our memory is not what it use to be).

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by Bob__B / March 17, 2016 11:29 AM PDT

If your parents have enough interest in this stuff to be asking questions help them out.
They fed you for 20+ years.

Show them how to do a search on google.

At first this stuff is all gibberish but over time they will pick up enough pieces that it kind of makes sense and you'll get fewer questions.

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