Phones especially smartphones are becoming more and more common in our society. Majority of the adults especially the young generation living in the urban area are having a smartphone. There is a world of possibilities with this gadget and many don’t realize what meaningful things they can do with it. Here we have listed the top five meaningful things we think one can do using a smartphone.
1. Acquire Knowledge
It is said that knowledge is your most valuable asset. But it has to be the right knowledge. Knowledge, that will help you, your family, society and the people around you to lead a better and goal-oriented life. You can use your smartphone to learn just about anything these days including religion, medical science, languages, technology and so on. But it is also easy to become lost in the world of internet. So, make sure the source of the knowledge is valid and trustworthy. Primarily, we recommend acquiring knowledge through established books or books written by renowned scholars of the specific branch. After that, you can use general online research as a support which goes along with the knowledge from the books.
2. Call your relatives
Call your relatives whom you don’t see very often and ask how they and their family are doing. It will help improve family bonds and let you do your part of social responsibility.
3. Earn Money
Yes, many people are earning money using their smartphone these days. Think about something that you do or know well. A quality of you that you can use to help or improve the life of others. Then start making YouTube videos using your phone’s camera or start writing a blog. Once you upload enough useful information on your channel or blog, you may get viewers and then you can monetize your blog or vlog. Other ways of earning money through mobile internet is to work as a freelance writer, sell quality products in online marketplaces and so on.
4. Use your smartphone’s WiFi hotspot
Do you work on your desktop or laptop at home? Did you probably get an internet connection because of it? There is no need if you have an up to date smartphone. You don’t need an extra LAN or WiFi connection that requires a router and is a fixed monthly cost. Instead, you can use your phone’s prepaid data to run the internet on your computer. For that, go to your smartphone’s settings and find the “WiFi hotspot” feature. Once you activate it, it will work as a WiFi router and your computer can find and connect to it from the list of available WiFi networks nearby.
5. Turn it off
Sometimes the best thing you can do with your phone is to turn it off for a while and see if you have become too dependent on it. Once you turn your phone off, you will have more time to think or contemplate about your life, family, next steps, occupation, society. Use the phone as a tool to make a few things easier in life, do not live in it.