So you are celebrating your new purchase? Your dazzling new phone surely deserves all the attention and adulation that you are showering it with. However, before you start using the same, here are the important things that you need to do with it. Of course you may know them; nonetheless, a small recap will help you to focus on them better. So, here you go…
Activate the phone
Irrespective of whether your new phone is iOS, Windows, or Droid-based, you will nonetheless require activating it. Typically, it should not take you more than a few minutes to do so, and like always, you can change the settings later on with ease. To activate it, pull out the cell phone battery and locate the ESN number. Call up your cellular carrier and initiate the process.
Check for the necessary updates
Once the activation process is over, check out for the phone’s updates. Install the updates immediately because without them your phone is susceptible to threats and thefts.
Install a security solution
Do not ever think that a security solution is only meant for PCs. Today’s phones are much more than phones and ideally have loads of information stored in it in the form of documents, images, videos, contact numbers, e-mail addresses, and so on. Don’t you think these need security coverage too? Proceed to safeguard your new device with a solid security solution at the very onset.
Check out the phone settings
Now that you have taken care of the utmost aspects, you can now take a few minutes’ off to check out the settings of the phone and customize the same as per your choice. Adorn it by selecting gorgeous wallpaper, your preferred ring tone, ring volume of the phone, etc. and give it your signature touch.
Customize it as per your requirement
This is particularly for parents who have bought the phone as a gift for their kids. Even if you have bought it for your own use, but you have little ones at home who will use the phone to play games or capture videos, you can try this out too. Visit the parental control settings of your installed security solution and personalize it as per your need. Secure your phone, its stored data, and also your kid… this will surely help you enjoy your stint with the phone much more than you have imagined.
These pointers will surely get you started with your new phone… of course who you make the first call to is ultimately your choice…
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