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Doing these 3 things can help you manage your phone addiction

Addicted to your phone?

Everyone is getting more and more addicted to their phones and companies are designing apps to suck away your attention. When you need to concentrate, getting the phone out of the way is important. Try these three tactics to save time and get more work done.

Stop or the tree gets it with the Forest app

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This app lets you grow a virtual forest while not using yoru phone, if you use yoru phone during the set time, the cute little tree you are growing will die.  A funny way to help you avoid using the phone. Get the app for iPhone and Android.

Speed up charging and kill distractions with Aeroplane mode

Not just for travel, Aeroplane mode lets you turn off every network on your phone with one tap. The great thing is it also speeds up the charging process as your phone isn't using power on 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Try do this when you need to get some serious work done.

Notifications are time killers, turn them off!

You don't need to answer notifications. Every one of them is a time suck, so turn them off.

  • On the iPhone, there is a notification section in settings.
  • On Android, you can prevent apps from using notifications in the app settings or in the individual app settings.
  • Leave on breaking news on if you must, but you don't need 3 different ones, reporting the same thing.
  • Turn off email notifications and only answer email at design ated times, if the need you that badly they can call you.

Hope these tips help, remember you can contact Bytek IT Solutions for all your Mobile, Network and IT Helpdesk needs. 

How to set up Outlook email on your iPhone

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There are two slightly different ways to do this and they are outlined below. 

Getting Office 365 up and running on your iPhone

Go to Settings – Mail – Accounts -  Add Account

Select Microsoft Exchange as shown in shot 1,

Then just enter your username and password and it’s done.

Setting up an Exchange server outlook email (in-house email) with an iPhone

If you don’t have Office 365 don’t worry, you can still get you exchange email on your iPHoneHowever, we do recommend moving to Office 365, as it is a great service.

Go to Settings - Mail – Accounts - Add Account

Select Microsoft Exchange

Enter email address and password

Next – Continue

Enter Server e.g. mail.bytek.ie (Contact Bytek if you don’t know this)

Domain Optional

Enter Username (Your PC login username)

Enter Password (Your PC login password)

Select Next

Then hit done and use your mail

If this doesn’t work contact helpdesk@bytek.ie