Step-by-step installation instructions for pilot program 1

Installing  and setting up Easierphone on a device will take about 15 minutes. The guide below shows you every step (1-50) required for a complete setup.


Download and Installation

1.
Using the browser on the Android phone you want to install Easierphone on, please navigate to easierphone.com

2.
On easierphone.com, open the hamburger menu in the top right corner

3.
Navigate to:

AAL PROGRAMME

PILOT PROGRAMME 1

4.
Enter the password:    ursula

5.
tap the “ENTER” button

6.
Tap the EASIERPHONE INSTALLER button

7.
Tap the Download link

8.
Tap the Open link to open the downloaded installer file

9.
Tap “Settings

*If you have not previously installled a file from your browser, you will be asked to allow it in the settings

(you might not see this step if you have previously installed files from you browser on your phone; in this case, proceed directly to step 12)

10.
Toggle the switch  “Allow from this source

11.
Tap the back arrow

12.
Tap Install to install the Easierphone app on the device

13.
Tap Open to open the installed Easierphone app


Set Permissions

14.
Toggle the switch I agree

15.
Tap Continue

16.
Tap set for Default Phone

17.
Select the radio button for Easierphone

18.
Tap set to set Default SMS

19.
Select the radio button for Easierphone

20.
Tap set to set the notification permission

21.
Toggle the swich next to Easierphone

22.
In the following pop-up, Tap allow

23.
Tap set to enable the Easierphone keyboard

24.
Toggle the switch neyt to Easierphone keyboard

25.
Tap OK *

26.
Tap OK

 

*This is a system warning. Easierphone does NOT collect any data you type.

27.
Choose the radio button next to Easierphone keyboard

28.
Tap set to display floating windows

29.
Toggle the switch on Allow permission

 

30.
Tap set to set Easierphone as the default home app

31.
tap the easierphone icon and Always

32.
Tap Done

Done – you now have set all the necessary permissions. The permissions can always be changed again by going to the easierphone settings / permissions.


User setup

Here you will make sure any existing adresses and messages are imported to easierphone, and set up the emergency button

33.
Tap Yes

34.
Tap Next

35.
Tap Done

36.
Tap on the Contacts icon

37.
If there are contacts on the phone, they will be imported now. Allow a couple of minutes for the import.

38.
After the import is complete, use the home button to return to the home screen

39.
Tap on Messages

40.
If the device already contains messages, those messages will be imported

41.
After messages have been imported, use the home button to returen to the home screen

42.
If you would like to add an app to easierphone which is already on your phone, tap + Add app

43.
Choose the app  to add (in this example: WhatsApp)

44.
Tap Emergency to set up the emergency button. *

45.
Tap Setup now

 

 

*The setup assistant will only appear if no emergency setup has been made. Once the emergency setup has been made, pressing the button will start an emergency call.

46.
Tap Allow location permission*

47.
Tap Allow only while using the app

 

 

*the location permission only used to share your location with your trusted contacts when you make an emergency call

48.
Tap Add now

49.
Select a contact by tapping it (a red border appears around it)

50.
Tap Add to add the contact to your emergency contact list

In the hamburger menu, you can add additional emergency contacts