Getting Comfortable With The Basics

Program Notes for the 4th week of the Month

Sept 26, 2022, 1 and 7 PM | Join Online Meeting > Secure Your Digital Life – Protect your critical online services like banks, credit unions, email accounts, social networks, and shopping sites, each with a unique and robust password. Using two-factor authentication, along with a strong password, is your best protection from online hackers.
5 Reasons to Enable the Guest Network on Your Wi-Fi Router – By How-To Geek How-To Geek
Use a Wi-Fi Guest Network? Check These Settings – By How-To Geek How-To Geek


Q:  Do Not Call Lists –   Karen Bellamy
A: NomoroboFinally! No more annoying robocalls and telemarketers.
    The National Do Not Call Registry by FTC  donotcall.gov

Q: My questions are related to my new phone.
1. How do I delete an app icon from my phone’s main start screen?
2. What is the “Deep Cleaner app,” and how do I use it?
A: I do not recommend any antivirus or cleaner-type apps. Glenn
>> I got a message on my phone under ‘Deep Cleaner’ “The current CPU temperature is too high” and gave me a choice of ‘Cool Down’ or ‘No.’
>>Also got a message “Found 5.4 GB garbage is slowing down your phone, do you need to speed up before quitting?” and gives me a choice of ‘Deal Now’ or ‘later.’  Anthony — Morris VII
How to recognize scams like the Cleaner Update pop-up scam? Also Known As Cleaner Update pop-up – Type: Phishing/Scam

Q:  I have a Chromebook, is there a way to turn the volume up higher on it? Can you recommend an audio amplifier app? Mark Bainbridge
A: Adjust the volume on your Chromebook7 Useful Ways to Control YouTube Video Volume
I suggest a low-cost battery-powered portable Bluetooth speaker. Amazon   —  Monoprice.   Note: Smart speakers “Echo Dot” and “Nest Mini” both allow connection via Bluetooth.


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