Care and Feeding of Mobile Devices Course

Dig deeper into mobile devices with this course covering mobile devices and email, synchronization, security and more.

51 minutes

Course description

No matter how good the technology gets, a device will always need care and maintenance. In this course, you’ll go a little deeper into the topic of taking care of mobile devices. Beginning with the difference between CDMA and GSM phones, you’ll look at mobile devices and email, mobile synchronization, security and different types of troubleshooting.


Mobile Device Troubleshooting

Video - 00:10:00

This episode explores common symptoms of mobile device problems such as slow performance (caused by excessive apps running) or overheating and their solutions.
Mobile Security Troubleshooting

Video - 00:06:00

A lot of symptoms point to potential attacks on a mobile device, such as connection loss, power drain, slow data speeds, high resource utilization, and unintended connections, while others point at attacks that have already happened.
Mobile Device Security

Video - 00:08:00

Mobile device security starts with a lock screen, but goes beyond with multifactor authentication and remote find, lock, and wipe.
Mobile Synchronization

Video - 00:08:00

This episode explores syncing to the desktop, automobile, cloud, and more.
Mobile Devices and Email

Video - 00:10:00

Corporate or ISP e-mail require various configuration options, such as POP or IMAP for incoming mail and SMTP of outgoing mail.
Maintaining Mobile Devices

Video - 00:11:00

Mobile devices are surprisingly self-maintaining these days, but there are a few issues that come up occasionally.

Meet the author

Mike Meyers

Mike Meyers, affectionately called the "Alpha Geek," is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA certifications. He is the president and co-founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations throughout the world. Mike has been involved in the computer and network repair industry since 1987 as a technician, instructor, author, consultant and speaker. He has sold over a million IT and certification books, including the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide and CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He has personally taught thousands of students, including U.S. senators, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, members of the United Nation, every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, many branches of the Department of Justice, hundreds of corporate clients and academic students at every level.

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