Chapter 3: Using Wi-Fi or a mobile data connection to access the Internet

The third chapter deals with different options for connecting the smartphone to the Internet. The terms “mobile data” and “Wi-Fi” are explained in an easily understandable manner. Then, step-by-step instructions show how to connect a smartphone to the Internet via a mobile data connection or via Wi-Fi.
 
The application examples in the videos use the smartphone operating system that is most common. Moreover, smartphones with a user interface especially designed for senior citizens are presented. The videos also include references to differences in other brands or models as examples.
 

How can I connect my smartphone to the Internet? What do the terms “Wi-Fi” and “mobile data connection” stand for?

In this first video, the terms "Wi-Fi" and "mobile data connection" (abbreviated mobile data) are explained in a simplified manner. (The video is only available in German.)
 

 

How can I establish an Internet connection via mobile data?

Step-by-step instructions will show you how to activate the mobile data connection. (The video is only available in German.)
 

 

How can I establish an Internet connection via a password-protected Wi-Fi?

This video explains how to set up an Internet connection using a Wi-Fi with password protection. (The video is only available in German.)
 

 

How can I establish an Internet connection via a free Wi-Fi?

With easy-to-follow steps, this video shows how to set up an Internet connection via a free Wi-Fi that is available e.g. in public facilities or on public transport. (The video is only available in German.)