If you’re new to smartphones and tablets or have a new device, you can adjust a variety of settings to suit you. Customising it will make it easier and more enjoyable to use. If you’re comfortable and confident using your device, you can make the most of being online safely.
Set up your device so it’s easier and safer for you to use.
Read or print this resource to learn about the following topics.
- Installing apps
- Cloud storage
Additional Get Set Up for Safety resources
Learn the basics of social media platforms and how to adjust privacy and security settings to socialise online safely.
Safer shopping, banking and investing online
Learn how to avoid scams and what to do when things go wrong.
Secure your devices:
Set up your devices (phones, tablets, PC’s, etc.) for safety, to give you peace of mind when online.
Spot a scam
A scam is a made-up story to trick people out of money or steal
their information. Learn how to check for red flags.
Stay up-to-date with digital terms using Netsafe’s glossary, designed to be used with the other resources to explain the terminology.