Mobile Device


Do more with your Android smartphone! Learn how to get the most from your phone's camera and photos, contacts, calendar and apps. Better internet browsing is right at your fingertips! This class is for intermediates, not beginners. You must be able to send basic texts and emails. Only phones manufactured by Samsung, Motorola and LG and are also updated to version 7 or newer are acceptable. SKILL LEVEL B
Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft can help you live without a car. We will show you how to use both: you will need a smartphone. Learn about transportation options like the Tampa Streetcar, the Tampa Trolley, the Hart In-Towner, the Downtowner, the Pirate Water Taxi, Hartline for seniors. Some of these are free and even allow dogs. We will show you available parking in downtown Tampa, Ybor City and on the USF campus. Go out and explore our beautiful city! SKILL LEVEL A
Want to become more proficient in using your iPhone? We'll review your iPhone's basic features and build on them so that you will eventually take command of your phone. We will work with Settings, Notifications, Messages, Siri, Contacts, Mail, Safari, Calendar, Cameras, Photos, Music, Maps, the Apple Store and much more. Note: you must have an iPhone 5S or newer with the latest operating system, iOS 11, installed and updated. Bring your fully-charged phone to class. SKILL LEVEL A & B
The most popular camera in the world is in your iPhone. Discover your iPhone's photo and video-shooting capabilities so that you can take billboard-quality shots. Learn key steps to better iPhone photography, then practice editing your photos using photo editing extensions available from the App Store. iPad owners will also benefit from this course. Bring your iPhone 5S or newer, updated to the iOS 11.x operating system. Bring your own charged and updated deviceSKILL LEVEL B

Need friendly, one-on-one help or advice on your technology? Bring in your smartphone, tablet (Apple/Android), or your laptop (Mac/Windows), and give our friendly tech instructors a chance to assess the issue, help you resolve it and even show you a few things about your device. We'll schedule a one-hour appointment with you where we provide simple coaching on one device or a specific application, or help you resolve those burning "why does that happen when I do this" conundrums. We will not be repairing or setting up devices. ALL SKILL LEVELS
Apple devices, long considered safe from scammers, are increasingly the target of fraud and abuse. Learn to recognize phishing attempts, avoid scams, and what to do on your iPad or iPhone if your Apple ID is compromised. Review your purchase history and subscriptions in the App Store or iTunes Store and know what to do if you see unexpected charges. Become familiar with other Apple security features. Bring your Apple ID and password and fully-charged iPad or iPhone to class. SKILL LEVEL B
Another fall, another new iOS for iPad and iPhone! iOS 12 will make your device experience faster, more responsive and more enjoyable. Learn to use new features and navigate major changes to FaceTime and Messages (texting), Notifications, Photos, Camera, Siri, CarPlay and more. Bring your fully-charged device, updated to iOS 12, to class. Note: Only iPhones and iPads which can be updated to iOS 12 will benefit from this class. SKILL LEVEL B