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Smartphone Netiquette Rules Social Guidelines for Mobile Phones

Smartphone Netiquette Rules

Smartphone Netiquette Rules. The rules are guidelines and tips for effective communication. Avoiding distraction is the theme of these customs.

This is the social code of using cell phones with Operating Systems (OS’s), Apps, and Internet connections. Mobile is the third layer of online interaction. These tips are a sub-category of Mobile.


1. Simple

Text is simple not smart because simple messages are read and understood. More »

2. Business Hours

Do business on your smartphone during business hours. More »

3. Reality

Refrain from ignoring people in reality. More »

4. Reasonable Use

Use it for a good reason. It can be a distraction. More »

5. Sensitive Information

Refrain from sending sensitive information because it is not secure. More »

6. Tasking

One task at a time because multi-tasking can cause malfunctions. More »

7. Public

If you cannot let everyone see what you should not be doing it in public. Find some privacy. More »

8. Excuse Yourself

Excuse yourself before you use it so people are not ignored. More »

9. Silent

Vibrate is not silent and can cause distractions. More »

10. Courtesy

Use earphones for media as a courtesy to those around you because media can be distracting. More »

Audio Visual Video

Published on May 16, 2015 | 0:38 Seconds | Science and Technology

An introduction to Smartphone Netiquette. Keywords, graphics, and symbols.


David Chiles

Smartphone Guidelines

Published on February 14, 2012 | 1:12 Minutes | Science and Technology

The Rules of Smartphone Netiquette by David Chiles from a planet in the Cell Phone Cybershphere.


David Chiles

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