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Guide to download

Guide to download and setup your smartphone

This is a simple guide to install from Google Play and setup the Katsuna ecosystem of apps for seniors.

Launcher

As a first step you need to install the Katsuna Launcher that will help you to control your homescreen, add apps shortcuts and widgets in addition to controlling your apps.

In order to set the Katsuna Launcher  as the preferred launcher app(recommended!) you need to go to your: Apps -> Launcher. Then you press "Set Launcher".

As a final step you go to: Apps -> 3 dot menu -> Settings where you set your preferred "Usability Settings". Now to all Katsuna apps your accessibility profile is set and you are ready to start downloading the rest of Katsuna apps.

You can do it easily:

Contacts

In order to find your contacts, call or send message, create and edit contacts install the Katsuna Contacts.

To open it, go to: Apps -> Contacts. Last step is to set the necessary permissions.

Calls

To see a list with your recent calls, call back or send message, search contacts, dial a new number and see call details, install the Katsuna Calls.

Next step is to go to Settings -> Apps & Notifications -> Default apps -> Phone app -> Calls (with the icon you see on the left).

To open it, go to: Apps -> Calls. Last step is to set the necessary permissions.

Messages

Go through a list with your last conversations, text or call back and delete conversations, install the Katsuna Messages.

Next step is to go to Settings -> Apps & Notifications -> Default apps -> SMS app -> Messages (with the icon you see on the left).

To open it, go to: Apps -> Messages. Last step is to set the necessary permissions

Keyboard

To type with safety and accessibility, install the Katsuna Keyboard.

In order to set the Katsuna Keyboard  as the preferred launcher app(recommended!) you need to go to your: Apps -> Keyboard(with the icon you see on the left). Then you press "Enable" and switch on the "Katsuna IME". Then go to "Set" and "Change Keyboard" by selecting your language with the comment "Katsuna IME at the bottom"

Now anytime you will input text, you can do it with the Katsuna Keyboard.

Clock

To set alarms and reminders, start and control them, install the Katsuna Clock.

To open it, go to: Apps -> Clock

Homescreen Widget

To see the date & time, find an integrated calendar, check the weather now, for the next hours or the next days in your homescreen, install the Katsuna Homescreen Widget.

To set it up, go to your homescreen -> long press in the background -> Widgets -> drag and drop Time and Weather. Last step is to set the necessary permissions in the widget.