12.1.4.4 Lab – Mobile Device Features Instruction Answers – ITE v7.0

Lab – Mobile Device Features

Introduction

In this lab, you will set the autorotation, brightness, and turn GPS on and off.

Recommended Equipment

  • Android tablet or smartphone running Android version 5.0 or higher.
  • iOS tablet or smartphone running iOS version 7.0 or higher.

Note: If the recommended equipment is not available, Android or iOS emulators can provide some familiarity with Android and iOS devices. Search the internet to find Android and iOS emulators.

Instructions

Part 1: Auto-Rotation

Auto-rotation is a common feature found on modern mobile devices. It allows the screen format to switch automatically between landscape and portrait modes, depending on how the user is holding the device. This section examines how to turn auto-rotation on or off on Android and iOS devices.

Step 1: Auto-Rotation on Android

a. Turn on the device and log in with the password, PIN, or other passcode, if necessary.

b. Go to All Apps > Settings > Display (under the Device category)

c. Touch When the device is rotated and select Stay in current orientation.

d. Rotate the device 90 degrees clockwise.

Question:

What happens to the screen?

e. Rotate the device 90 degrees counter-clockwise.

f. Touch When the device is rotated again and select Rotate the contents of the screen.

g. Rotate the device 90 degrees clockwise again.

Question:

What happens to the screen?

h. Touch the Home button to return to the home screen.

Step 2: Auto Rotation on iOS

a. Turn on the device and log in with the password, PIN, or other passcode, if necessary.

b. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen up to access Control Center.

c. Touch the auto-rotation lock icon to enable auto-rotation lock; it is the fifth icon in the row of icons and represented by a circular arrow going around a lock.

d. Open the Calculator app.

e. Rotate the device 90 degrees clockwise.

Question:

What happens to the screen?

f. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access the Control Center again.

g. Touch the auto-rotation lock icon again to de-activate it.

h. Press the Home button.

i. Open the Calculator app.

j. Rotate the device 90 degrees clockwise.

Question:

What happens to the screen?

k. Click the Home button to return to the home screen.

Part 2: Brightness

Step 1: Brightness on Android

a. Go to All Apps > Settings > Display (under the Device category).

b. Touch Brightness level. A brightness slider appears.

c. Move the slider all the way to the right.

Question:

What happens?

d. Touch the Adaptive brightness toggle to enable it. The Adaptive brightness toggle is located right below the Brightness level.

Question:

What happens when Adaptive brightness is enabled?

e. Touch the Adaptive brightness checkbox.

f. Move the slider all the way to the left.

Question:

What happens?

g. Touch the Home button to return to the home screen.

Step 2: Brightness on iOS

a. Go to Settings > Display & Brightness. The Display & Brightness screen appears.

b. Turn off Auto-Brightness by moving the Auto-Brightness toggle to the off position.

c. Move the slider all the way to the right.

Question:

What happens?

d. Turn on Auto-Brightness.

Question:

What happens?

e. Turn off Auto-Brightness.

f. Move the slider all the way to the left.

Question:

What happens?

g. Turn on Auto-Brightness.

Question:

What happens?

Part 3: GPS

Another common feature on modern mobile devices is GPS or Location Services. By using Global Positioning System signals, mobile devices are able to learn and inform the user about the current location with good accuracy.

Step 1: GPS on Android

a. Go to All apps > Settings > Location (under Personal). The Location screen appears.

b. Turn off Location by moving its toggle to off.

c. Touch the Home button.

d. Open the Maps app by going to All apps > Maps.

Question:

How is the device able to determine the location?

Force Maps to locate you with more accuracy by touching the crosshair icon. What happens?

e. Allow Android to turn on Location by touching YES. Your device should now have an accurate representation for your current location.

f. Touch the Home button.

Step 2: GPS on iOS

a. Go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services. The Location Services screen appears.

iOS allows the user to decide what apps have access to the GPS.

Question:

What apps are using Location Services on your device?

b. Turn Location Services off. A warning message may appear stating that the Location Services will be disabled.

c. Press the Home button.

d. Touch the Maps app icon to open Apple Maps.

Note: You may be asked to allow Maps to use Location Services. If this happens, touch Allow to add Maps to the list of apps that can use Location Services.

e. Touch the Current Location icon.

Question:

What happens?

f. Touch Settings in the warning box to open the Location Services setting screen. Alternatively, press the Home button and go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services.

g. Turn Location Services on.

h. Touch the Home button.

i. Touch the Maps app icon.

j. Touch the Current Location icon again.

Question:

Was iOS able to locate you and the device?

k. Click the Home button.

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