What should be paid when buying a mobile phone for seniors. Not for every older person, also a senior mobile is the best choice. Who has difficulties on a small display to see something needs long time no cell phone for seniors. If the operation of a mobile device prepares you to any major problems, you buy a smart phone with extra large display instead. Because of you have usually more. Senior cell phones are really intended for people, who can no longer use normal mobile phones.
They offer only the basic functions such as phone calls and an emergency button. Even the sending of a SMS is not usually possible with a mobile. The most important functions of a senior cell phones at a senior cell phone the question should be different. What can the mobile, but what can't the cell phone? Because actually so many features were omitted when the devices as possible. Don Slager has many thoughts on the issue. That's why you can call only with a special phone for seniors and not much more. Thus the mobile easy to use is otherwise lacking the usual mobile phone functions such as Internet access, SMS, calendar, et cetera.
When the purchase sure that the caption of the buttons and the buttons are clearly visible. It should be also possible to set up speed dial keys. A phone number can be selected by pressing a certain button automatically. Of course should the text in the display be legible and also the ringtones to be loud enough. Stiftung Warentest has investigated various mobile phones for seniors. While not all devices fared satisfactorily. Often, there were compromising the quality and even the handling, what is particularly annoying. For many people buying a senior cell phones, emergency button an emergency button plays a crucial role. Not all devices offer such a button. The emergency call button is located usually on the back of the unit, it can be pressed quickly without prolonged searching, when assistance is needed. Which number beyond the call is selected, can be set in the rule. This must be not emergency services, it could be the number of a family member. Senior cell phones for hearing AIDS who wears a hearing aid, feels the calls with a normal mobile phone usually as unpleasant. So the speaking volume is optimal, must be spoken at a phone directly into the microphone. Because hearing aids usually have the microphone on the back of the ear, a problem arises here. The phones are too short, the distance between the microphone and mouth or speakers and ear is just too big. This problem was taken into account generally in the manufacture of senior cell phones. But make sure in any case ensure that the manufacturer expressly recommends the use of the device with a hearing aid. Find the recommended equipment and learn more in the magazine by Eva Otter