Travelling is one of the biggest events in a person’s life and they want everything to be flawless. From packaging to booking hotels and tickets, buying important things for the trip and taking care of small things. We all know that phones are major gadgets in our lives and they must be fully equipped before heading out for vacations.
Summers are here and we all are planning for a fun-filled and memorable vacation in our lives. We want everything to be perfect with no mishaps. Here, we have stated down important guidelines for how to prepare your phone for vacations.
Examine your phone:
It is important to examine your phone carefully before heading out for vacation. You should know some of the important things about the phone. Always remember that only GSM and CDMA phones work abroad. It can be checked through the provider whether it can be worked in foreign countries or not. Further, check your phone plan whether the current package can be worked abroad for making calls or downloading emails. You can further consider buying an international package depending upon the requirements. You can also cancel the plan once you have returned to your country.
Download exciting applications and Entertainment
You can now download exciting apps and entertainment to make your vacations more enjoyable. These apps are destination guide apps, weather apps, flight notification app, tourist app, Uber, taxi’s apps, music apps, food apps, language app and many more. These applications will make your trip more convenient and will help you throughout the journey. You can also download your favourite movies and songs to do time pass during the plane, bus or car rides. Make sure that download in a moderate storage plan.
Buy portable and reliable gadgets
It is also important to buy reliable gadgets for your vacations. You can buy a couple of gadgets, such as phone covers, portable chargers, transportable battery packs and microfiber cleaning cloths and much more.
Buy a big storage plan
It’s always to go for big storage plans. It’s better to take an action before you regret it. We all hate the notification that says “buy a storage plan”. Therefore, it is always important to check how much storage is left in the phone. You can then buy a storage plan according to your requirements. Storage is compulsory for taking endless amounts of photos and videos. Phone companies are selling many storage plans to update the storage data in your phone. Of course, memories made on vacations should be fully captured.
Empty the photos icon
It is always better to make space in your phone before leaving for vacation. Delete all the unnecessary photos to make the space for new ones. It is best to take photos of all the necessary documents to have a backup and to avoid any sort of unfortunate incident on the trip. These documents include a passport copy, ticket, visa, ID card, driving licence, hotel bookings, hotel room card and many more. Taking these pictures will save you from lots of trouble.
Turn of the cellular data
You can get cellular data from your phone if you are not planning to use it overseas. As it can cause extra charges, therefore, it is recommended to get it to turn off through your phone company. It will stop the automatic downloads that bring meeting notifications, program updates, emails and other updates. It is important to do so because roaming charges are prominent when you are in a different country.
Download Google Maps
Google maps have proved to be a flourishing application for vacations. It’s very useful for finding tourists points and locations in a strange country. It’s also useful for finding cafes, bars, ATMs, parks, hotels, petrol stations and many other places. Download google maps and knows all the directions in a foreign country.
Get a local Sim card
If you are going on vacation for more than a week or so then it’s best to get a local sim card. It will be very useful for placing local calls and booking taxies and all. The sim can be unlocked and the setting can be done by the provider. However, your WhatsApp number will stay the same as your previous one.
These are the factors that should be taken care of related to your phone before heading out for vacation. Follow all the instructions and have a memorable trip.