A Beginner’s Guide to using Mobile Applications(App)
With the world pacing towards being digital, most of our every day functions can now be done on our digital devices. Mobile Applications have changed our way of life for the better. Just a click of a button and we are exposed to a whole lot of products and services which can help us sustain just within the walls of our homes. The digital world is a great place to be in if you know how technology works but what if you are someone who is a layman with respect to it? Do not worry at all, this article is just for you! If you are someone who does not know how to use an app, here is a guide to using an app to help you through it.
The word “app” is an abbreviation for “application.” It’s a piece of software which comes pre-installed on your device or its software that you install yourself via the app store or play store. If you are new to this world, you will be surprised to know the number of apps you will be offered for all the services you need.
How Apps Work
Apps are usually low cost or absolutely free for their user. This makes the deal even more attractive since a customer does not even need to spend a penny to get things done. Apps typically run locally on your device, but can also run through a web browser. Apps can be found on your computer, your smartphone, tablet or other electronic devices, including smart TVs and smartwatches. They may or may not require the internet to work.
Where to Download Apps
If you are an android phone user, you can download your apps from the Google play. While if you are an iPhone user, you can download it from the Apple Appstore. The process is very easy. Just search for your desired app and click on the download button in the presence of a good internet connection. Voila, your app is downloaded!
There are numerous other online stores for apps as well — check first with your smartphone or device maker’s website. Other top stores include Google Apps Marketplace and Amazon Appstore for Android.
There are a number of apps on the internet. The appealing part about them is that most of them are free of cost and the rest of them charge a nominal fee. This gives the customer a massive array of apps which are worth downloading but a customer cannot download each one of them. Keep in mind, that every app is rich in software code, which means they’ll take up space on your smartphone. With limited space available to you on your smartphone, you will always have to make the right choice of which apps you would like to download and which apps you would like to ignore.
You can always feel free to uninstall a certain app and replace it by downloading another one. You must always ask yourself if the app is answering these questions: –
- Does the app fulfil your need?
- Are you downloading it from a trusted source?
- Does your smartphone react differently after your download is complete?
Once these questions are answered, your app is ready to use!